Building on the Energy: Reflections on the UN High-Level Political Forum 2017

The content of this blog was originally published on August 10, 2017 in Felix Dodds’ Blog, as “Guest Blog: Building on the energy: reflections on the UN High-Level Political Forum 2017”.  Find the original blog here Author: Naiara Costa (International Secretariat, Together 2030 – @naiaracc) Now that the hectic days of July have passed, August is… Continue reading Building on the Energy: Reflections on the UN High-Level Political Forum 2017

Education and SDG Implementation: Where we Stand, and Challenges Ahead

Author: Camilla Croso (President, Global Campaign for Education – @CamillaCroso) Education is the most sustainable, long-term driver to promote equality, end poverty and multiple forms of discrimination, as well as to promote strengthened democracies, active citizenship, and sustained peace. The implementation of the entire SDG Agenda is decisively advanced through quality, equitable, inclusive education and lifelong… Continue reading Education and SDG Implementation: Where we Stand, and Challenges Ahead

Low-level performance at High-Level Political Forum: Reflections on the 2017 HLPF

The content of this blog was originally published on the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) blog. Find the original blog here Author: Kate Donald (Director of Human Rights in Development, CESR – @mskaydee) and Matthew Annunziato (CESR)   The 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) was alternately inspiring and profoundly discouraging. Inspiring, because of the commitment, momentum… Continue reading Low-level performance at High-Level Political Forum: Reflections on the 2017 HLPF

Four Lessons from the Forum: What we Learned at the 2017 HLPF

The content of this blog was originally published on July 20, 2017 in Sigthsavers’ Blog, as “Four lessons from the Forum: what we learned at this week’s HLPF”. Find the original blog here Author: Andrew Griffiths (Head of Advocacy, Sightsavers – @griffithsar)   During the  UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York, held from… Continue reading Four Lessons from the Forum: What we Learned at the 2017 HLPF

Keeping the Promise: Implementing an Agenda of the People, by the People, and for the People.

Authors: Naiara Costa (International Secretariat, Together 2030 – @naiaracc) and Graham Long (Newcastle University – @GrahamLong9) When governments adopted the 2030 Agenda, they emphasized the vital contribution of a robust, voluntary, effective, participatory, transparent and integrated follow-up and review framework. Member States also determined that the lynchpin of follow up and review in implementing the SDG… Continue reading Keeping the Promise: Implementing an Agenda of the People, by the People, and for the People.

Don’t Miss My Disability

Author: Mahmuda Alim (Programme Manager, Sightsavers Bangladesh) It is a well-established fact that disability and poverty go hand-in-hand. Persons with disabilities are more likely to live in poverty than persons without and even then, the level of severity of the disability in question is a factor to be considered. In Bangladesh, the percentage of people in 2010… Continue reading Don’t Miss My Disability

Trabajo en Red: una Propuesta Feminista para Alcanzar los ODS

Autor: Patricia Viviana Ponce (Directora – Coordinadora Programas Género, Haurralde Fundazioa – @huarralde) En el informe Oxfam 2016, “Una economía para el 99%” confirma que la concentración de la riqueza en pocas manos, eleva la desigualdad y los focos de pobreza en el mundo. El 1% más rico de la población mundial, posee más riqueza que… Continue reading Trabajo en Red: una Propuesta Feminista para Alcanzar los ODS