post-2015 development agenda

  • UN Targets “Hidden Source” for Development Funding

    UNITED NATIONS, Nov 5 2015 (IPS) – The United Nations has estimated a hefty funding requirement of over 3.5 trillion to 5.0 trillion dollars per year for the implementation of its ambitious post-2015 development agenda, including 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), approved by world leaders in September. But at least one key question remains unanswered: how will the UN convince…

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    The United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda

    The Post-2015 Development Agenda From 25-27 September 2015, the United Nations will convene a Summit for  the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda; and  approximately one hundred and  thirty-one (131) Heads of Government/State have, to date, confirmed their attendance.  The Summit will consist of plenary debates and a series of round tables. The Post-2015 Development Agenda will succeed the Millennium…

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    Civil Society has Vital Role to Play in Post-2015 Development Agenda

    UNITED NATIONS, Jul 8 2015 (IPS) – “The action of the private sector can make or break the post-2015 development agenda,” Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, said in his opening remarks at a side event hosted in the context of a high-level political forum at the U.N. on Tuesday. The event entitled “Involving civil society…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Declaration on the International Development Agenda Post 2015

    CARICOM Declaration on the International Development Agenda Post 2015

    Reaffirming that Human and Social Development has been established as the first pillar of the Caribbean Community. Conscious of the collective actions which have in the past fuelled regional integration, the goal of which is to enhance the well-being of the citizens of our countries. Recalling the major inter-sectoral programmes undertaken by the Ministerial Council for Human and Social Development…

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  • CARICOM identifies 10 priority areas for the UN Post 2015 Development Agenda

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     In a recent statement on the UN Post 2015 Development agenda the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has identified ten priority areas.  The United Nation’s Post-2015 Development Agenda was of paramount importance to CARICOM States during the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and beyond. At their July 2013 Conference, CARICOM Heads of Government…

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