UN-led worldwide consultations will determine the development agenda for international cooperation.
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Introducing our 'Post- 2015' dossier

What will global development look like after 2015, when the United Nations Millenium Development Goals expire? The Broker’s dossier on the post-2015 debate guides you through the discussions on future development and provides an overview of the core issues at stake and the many actors and processes.

In the coming period we will closely follow the post-2015 discussions and provide our readers with regular updates.

In this dossier we produce three types of content:

- updates on the post-2015 process

- analyses of the post-2015 negotiations and of countries and/or blocs of countries

 - in-depth analyses of specific post-2015 themes

Editorial articles

Calm before the storm?

With the presentation of the outcome document at the final session of the Open Working Group on sustainable development goals it is time to draw up the balan...

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Too big to succeed?

Arne Bartelsman | July 11, 2014

Middle-Income Countries are threatened to be left out of the post-2015 agenda, as their group size and heterogeneity make it difficult to find a common advoc...

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Milestone or deadlock?

G77's statement on means of implementation likely to set the tone for final round of OWG negotiations.

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Post-2015 and income inequality: more of the same?

Casper Rutting  | 16 June 2014

Income inequality features prominently in the debate on the design of the post-2015 development agenda. Yet, so far, states have confined themselves to window...

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Africa: an increasingly powerful post-2015 player?

Saskia Hollander | April 23, 2014

In the past few years, Africa’s economic self-confidence on the global stage has grown. This also resonates in the post-2015 process, in which Africa succeed...

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Calm before the storm?

Expert opinions

Europe and the sustainable development goals

Anna Knoll | August 29, 2014

Although the final report of the UN Open Workin Group can be considered a satisfactory result from a European perspective, much work is still to be done.

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The two sides of the universality coin

Jonathan Glennie | August 27, 2014

How to really achieve development's latest buzzword, universality, in the post-2015 agenda.

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Targeting the poorest of the poor

Frank van Kesteren | August 06, 2014

Specific target required in the Sustainable Development Goal on poverty eradication to prevent the poorest of the poor from being left behind.

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A new global partnership for a people-centred and planet-sensitive post-2015 agenda

Amina J. Mohammed  | 08 April 2014

Since their adoption in 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been the most successful global anti-poverty push in history.

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Shaping the architecture of global development cooperation

2014 will be an important milestone year for adapting the policy field of development cooperation to a post-2015 context.

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Latest updates

Below, The Broker will provide regular updates on the post-2015 process and highlight upcoming key post-2015 events and negotiations.

Latest updates on the post-2015 process

In September, several events will be hosted concerning the post-2015 process.

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Our dossiers thoroughly examine selected topics and we frequently post discussion questions regarding them. We welcome your contributions to the discussions.

Post-2015 on SciDev