Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection:
How the United Nations Should Promote the Post-2015 Development Agenda – This issue brief on the Governance and Issue brief series by Kara S. Alaimo examines how the United Nations can most effectively communicate the post- 2015 development agenda in order to catalyze the global movements necessary for its achievement.
A Feminist Brief: Post 2015 Development Agenda – This brief by the post-2015 women’s coalition challenges the OWG outcome document for not adequately addressing development issues faced by women and sets 9 targets to realise women’s rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Harnessing trade policy in the sustainable development goals – This brief by Alice Tipping focuses on key places where the integrated framework brings trade or economic tools to bear on environmental challenges.
The SDGs – what are the ‘means of implementation’? – This brief by Debapriya Bhattacharya and Mohammad Afshar Ali released by Future UN examines the means of implementation (MoI) to achieve the SDGs and identifies a number of potential MoI that are missing in the 19 post-2015 targets, including mobilization of innovative finance (e.g. foreign exchange transaction fees, carbon tax) and blended finance.
Included or Excluded? Migration in the Post-2015 Development Agenda – This assessment of the OWG outcome describes the connections of migration to poverty reduction and development, noting that it is an ‘enabler for development’ and that migrants contributed significantly to the achievements of some MDGs.