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

The reality of the ‘Mexican moment’

Arne Bartelsman | September 15, 2014

A closer look at Mexico and the post-2015 development process.

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A menu lacking in courage

Arne Bartelsman, Saskia Hollander | September 05, 2014

The report of the expert committee on development financing has missed an important opportunity to accomplish a breakthrough.

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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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Expert opinions

The Post-2015 Agenda - Putting the spotlight on the Global Economy

Insufficient thought has been paid so far to trade and international financial architecture as forward-looking cornerstones of the post-2015 agenda.

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The post-2015 casino dilemma: cash the chips or double down?

Sunil Suri | September 18, 2014

Accepting a progressive but imperfect starting point for intergovernmental negotiations, or risking losing all the gains made so far?

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The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Three Facts and Three Challenges

Sarah Hearn | September 03, 2014

Three core facts and three main challenges that negotiators should consider to make the Sustainable Development Goals work.

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

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