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

Too big to succeed?

Arne Bartelsman | July 11, 2014

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

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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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From stocktaking to negotiation

Saskia Hollander | March 05, 2014

So far has seen the friendly phase of the post-2015 process. In the coming months, however, diverging interests between high-, middle- and low-income countri...

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Expert opinions

Challenges for the new European Development Commissioner

Saskia Hollander  | 01 May 2014

While the European Commission has all the potential to play a significant role in development cooperation, the EU member states lack the political will and courage to do so.

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Unrequited love: What is the legacy of the first Global Partnership summit?

The first meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) failed to meet the expectation of starting a new era of equality between traditional and new donors.

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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

At the 13th Open Working Group (14-18 July 2014) their outcome document has been presented, containing 17 goals and 169 targets for post-2015.

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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