12:59 07/09/2010
Sarfagul Nazarova Kulob, Tajikistan

From Bonn to Bali: Why MDG 2.0 is not enough

Expectations and anxieties were running high last week as civil society representatives convened in Bonn to discuss ‘Advancing the post-2015 sustainable development agenda’ ahead of the High Level Panel meeting currently taking place in Bali.

The Panel, which is due to report to the UN Secretary General  in May, faces a series… Read more »

12:59 07/09/2010

Tackling a care-less development agenda

The preoccupation with economic growth as the route out of poverty often means that the contribution of unpaid work – including work caring for others  – to social and economic well-being remains a marginalised, if not absent, issue within development debates. That in turn neglects the stark fact that the majority of unpaid work around the… Read more »

12:59 07/09/2010
VSO delegates at the Asia Pacific Regional Thematic Consultation on Education in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Equity, valuing teachers, governance and accountability should be central to post-2015 development agenda

Last month I joined a team of 13 VSO employees, partners and volunteers at the Asia Pacific Regional Thematic  Consultation on Education in the Post 2015 Development Agenda in Bangkok. The conference was organised by the  regional offices of UNESCO and UNICEF.  Its purpose was to ensure that the voices… Read more »


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