Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection:
Copenhagen Consensus Health papers – These new set of papers focus on women and children’s health look at targets to reduce newborn mortality by 70%, thereby preventing 2m child deaths per year by 2030.
Using the law to contest and claim economic and social rights – This article in UNA-UK’s second major report on the post-2015 development framework Global Development Goals: Partnerships in Progress by Tam O’Neil and Pilar Domingo, Research Fellows for the Politics and Governance Programme of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) discusses how economic and social rights will become real in post2015. The report provides opinions by over 50 experts on post-2015 development.
Peaceful Societies: An Essential Element of Sustainable Development – This report by the World Federation of United Nations Associations stresses the importance of peace being represented in the post-2015 development agenda. It summarises its history, the current agenda as well as the future steps to be taken and includes reflections from experts and practitioners from the UN System, country governments, academia and non-profits.
Elements and Ideas for the 2015 Paris Agreement – This report and executive summary by the World Resources Institute offers the ACT 2015 consortium’s ideas on how the 2015 Paris international climate agreement can play the most effective and transformational role in shifting the world to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy as quickly and fairly as possible.
Pathways to progress: a multi-level approach to strengthening health systems – This report produced by the Development Progress project at ODI looks at lessons from their studies on health which had contributed to research on strengthening health systems as well as informing and catalysing debate on the post-2015 agenda by advancing workable solutions based on country experience.