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:

The challenge of measuring SDG 16: What role for African regional frameworks? – This ECDPM discussion paper examines how SDG 16 should be measured to encourage positive improvements, argues that a better understanding of the targets is required, and argues the African Peer Review Mechanism offers a means to track local thinking and innovation in governance and security.

Revised Proposal on Post-2015 Summit Dialogues Post-2015 Co-Facilitators Macharia Kamau and David Donoghue’s revised proposal outlines the themes of the six interactive dialogues planned during the September Summit: 1) ending poverty and hunger and addressing humanitarian emergencies; 2) tackling inequalities and leaving no one behind; 3) fostering economic transformation and sustainable production and consumption; 4) protecting our planet and tackling climate change; 5) strengthening governance for sustainable development; and 6) delivering on a revitalized global partnership.

Program for May Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations and Revised Target Document This letter from Post-2015 Co-Facilitators Macharia Kamau and David Donoghue contains the program for the next session of Post-2015 negotiations to be held 18-22 May 2015 in New York. It also includes further proposed revisions to 19 targets, with explanations for each.

Post 2015: how to reconcile the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? This DIE briefing paper by Markus Loewe looks at the two independent UN working groups which will be created: One to discuss whether there should be a new global development agenda after the term of the MDGs ends in 2015, and what such an agenda should entail; the other is to compile a list of possible SDGs. This raises the question what happens if these separate processes actually result in two differing sets of goals, and if it might still be possible to merge the poverty and sustainability agendas.

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