By Vladimir Cuk and Rodrigo Messias Vladimir Cuk is the Executive Director of the International Disability Alliance (IDA), a network of 15 global and regional organisations of persons with disabilities and their families – bringing together over 1000 organizations. Vladimir is responsible for coordinating the IDA Secretariat and IDA advocacy towards the UN System, in… Continue reading The Road to Participation: Stakeholder engagement at the High-level Political Forum
By Rochelle R. Dean Founder of Candid Concepts Development and an active member of the TAP Network. She has been co-chairperson of the Indicators Task Force of the Beyond 2015 campaign and also a part of the Together 2030 Initiative. She is a scholar and was recently recognized by the Borgen Project for her articles… Continue reading The First Year of the rest of our lives
by Leo Williams – @lafwilliams, @TransformTgther The world has changed. We no longer live in a world where all countries aspire to ‘develop’ on a linear path, longing to reach the standards of the likes of Canada or Norway. All countries, in all regions of the world, have progress to make – be it in eradicating… Continue reading Do rich countries care about the SDGs?
Reflections from a creative story-based method to include citizens in implementing and monitoring the SDGs By Nava Derakhshani and and Joanna Wheeler The Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation (SLF) has been facilitating an action-learning pilot in a Cape Town township, Delft, for the past year. They have been working alongside a group who has named itself the Delft Safety… Continue reading ‘What we live with everyday is not right’
Blog post initially published at: http://www.wateraid.org/news/blogs/2016/october/what-we-learned-from-our-post-2015-advocacy By Jayde Bradley, Advocacy coordinator (Sustainable Development Goals), WaterAid – Twitter: @jayde_bradley Agenda 2030 outlines a diverse, universal and incredibly ambitious programme. But how effective was the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector in ensuring these issues gained the profile they deserved as part of our post-2015 advocacy? Photo: Armand celebrates Goal 6 in Ambohitrinilahy… Continue reading What we learned from our post-2015 advocacy
Dr. Alok Rath, Country Director – Uganda & South Sudan, VSO International -Twitter: @alokrath This year’s (HLPF) meeting at the UN in New York, which took place from 11th to 20th July, was historic. It was the first opportunity to ‘follow-up, review, and learn’ how Agenda 2030 for Sustainable development (Commonly known as the Sustainable Development Goals… Continue reading UN HLPF 2016: How Prepared are we to Leave NO ONE behind?
By Anna Möller-Loswick from Saferworld I’ve just spent a week in hot and humid New York, where the first High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) took place at the United Nations Headquarters. The 2030 Agenda – which consists of a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – has two main accountability pillars. The first is… Continue reading Crowding out accountability: The follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda