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:

Copenhagen Consensus Governance and Institutions papers – The Copenhagen Consensus Center has just published a set of papers for our latest topic, Governance and Institutions. It seems clear then, that the global community should set goals for more transparency, more democracy, more fundamental freedoms and less corruption? Actually no, argues Mary Hilderbrand, from Texas A&M and Harvard University, in her assessment paper.

UN Secretary-General speech from the World Economic Forum – In Ban Ki Moon’s speech at “Making 2015 a Historic Year” dinner, in Davos, Switzerland, he calls on the engagement of the private sector, entrepreneurs and businesses to contribute in implementing the SDGS, agree on climate actions and mobilise finance for the post-2015 agenda.

Summary of the First Intergovernmental Negotiation on the Post-2015 Development Agenda – This summary in the iisd’s Earth Negotiations Bulletin looks at the first of eight intergovernmental negotiation on the post-2015 development agenda convened from 19-21 January 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York.

Reading in the mobile era: A study of mobile reading in developing countries – Mobile technology can advance literacy and learning in underserved communities around the world, according to a new report published) on the occasion of World Book and Copyright Day. This report by UNESCO highlights that hundreds of thousands of people currently use mobile technology as a portal to text.

After the buffaloes clash: moving from political violence to personal security in Timor-Leste – This research report produced by ODI and written by Craig Valters, Sarah Dewhurst and Juana de Catheu explores the notable progress made in personal security in Timor-Leste, driven by a range of factors, whilst acknowledging and exploring the significant challenges that remain in establishing sustainable security in the country.

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