• With new Consensus on Development, the EU must take bold action to make development work for everyone

    This 5th Global Meeting of the PFD took place during a time of significant change in the development landscape generally, and the EU itself. The EU is in the last stages of negotiating a new European Consensus on Development, which was the center of much of the discussions of this meeting. Giving an overarching view […]

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  • The GPEDC Second High Level Meeting, Nairobi, 2016: A Perspective.

    by Justin Kilcullen It is now a month since the HLM2 in Nairobi concluded. Looking back, was it a success? Certainly as the HLM concluded the civil society delegates were delighted with the outcome. Here is how it happened. Following an inspiring opening speech by the CPDE co-chair, Tetet Lauron, we settled back for the […]

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  • On the Means of Implementation and Systemic Issues of the Sustainable Development Goals

    by Lei Covero Securing the Means of Implementation (MOI) is at the heart of Agenda 2030, otherwise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) would remain as pipedreams. The MOI in the Agenda encompass development financing, capacity-building, technology transfer, trade and systemic issues. But at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) last July 18-20, 2016 at the […]

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  • Reflections on the High Level Political Forum – New York

    Reflection on the 2016 UN High Level Political Forum in New York on sustainable development convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, 11th – 20th July 2016 “High-hype” characterised the one year build up towards the High Level Political Forum 2016 (HLPF). Many people anticipated that since the Sustainable Development Goals process […]

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  • La nueva agenda de desarrollo. ¿Retórica o cambios reales?

    par Tania Ricaldi Arévalo Recientemente concluyó el Foro Político de Alto Nivel (HLPF, por sus siglas en inglés), espacio que no solo constituye un primer alto en la nueva agenda de desarrollo, sino que también supuso la revisión voluntaria de 22 países como elemento de recolección de lecciones aprendidas que podrán ser usadas por los […]

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  • A Genuine International Cooperation Serving Peoples’ Agenda

    by Zahra Bazzi The Agenda 2030, which looks into achieving important goals for the improvement of people’s lives at the same time save the planet through joint efforts of all development partners, is very ambitious. Yet stakeholders engaged in the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) reiterated their commitment to work toward those goals. However, the […]

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