Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection:
Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development – The Lyon Declaration will be the platform for IFLA and its partners advocacy over the next twelve months – in-capital advocacy across our 150 member countries, as well as activities at the UN in New York and Geneva.It offers a staging point for advocacy around the recognition of the importance of access to information across the post-2015 development framework.
Eight Key Issues for a Post-2015 Global Development and Sustainability Agenda – This publication from German NGO Forum on Environment and Development Forum Umwelt und Etwicklung highlights core goals and content for a new global agenda. The position paper is the joint product of various German civil society actors working in the fields of environment, development, human rights, peace and anti-corruption.
Toolkit: Libraries and the UN post-2015 development agenda – This toolkit by IFLA is designed to support library institutions and associations and other civil society organisations to advocate for access to information, which is critical in supporting governments to achieve development goals, and enabling citizens to make informed decisions to improve their own lives.
Living Planet Report – One of the key findings in this report by WWF is that, in less than two human generations, population sizes of vertebrate species have dropped by half, concluding that as we have caused the problem, we must find the solution.