Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection:

Why Children’s Protection from Violence Should be at the Heart of the Post-2015 Development Agenda – The main focus of this report is to review National Consultations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and children’s call for inclusion of child protection from violence as a priority and cross-cutting concern in the new Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainable Development Goals: The Quest for a Post-2015 Agenda – On 13-14 August, the Observer Research Foundation, India, and Saferworld hosted a workshop in Delhi to foster greater understanding of a range of perspectives on the sustainable development goals. This briefing provides a summary of some of the key issues raised by participants during the workshop.

Open letter: Synthesis report of the Secretary General – This open letter from German NGO Forum on Environment and Development to Amina Mohammed, Special Advisor on Post-2015 Development Planning addressing the serious gaps in the OWG report that need to be addressed in the synthesis report.

Copenhagen Consensus Population and Demography papers – Providing universal access to sexual and reproductive health services and eliminating the unmet need for contraception will reduce population growth. The latest set of research by the Copenhagen Consensus center finds that the costs will be about $3.6 billion/year, but the benefits are more than $400 billion annually.

Partners for a Data Revolution open letter to the IEAG – This open letter by Partners for a people-centered Data Revolution calls on the UN Secretary-General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development to set out an ambitious agenda for a people centred data revolution which leaves no one behind. The letter presents a six point plan for the IEAG to consider.

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