CSOs gather for 3rd High-Level Panel meet on post-2015 agenda: Page 3 of 3
Posted on 22 March 2012
- disabled persons, small-scale farmers and workers) to become agents of change.
With Bali representing the last chance for civil society to engage with the Panel ahead of its report, CSOs are set to issue a challenge to the HLP for a bold, visionary and truly transformative agenda for development.
CSOs believe “business as usual”, and a continued bias towards prioritizing the interests of business, is incompatible with a new, transformative development framework. The world will be watching to see if the rhetoric of transformation will match the reality. If not, the Panel’s credibility will lie in tatters, and—of far more importance—the future of millions of people and the planet will be in peril. ###