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Contents with tag: SDGs

28 Sep 2019
All talk: The High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development offers business-as-usual narrative

The High-level Dialogue (HLD) on Financing for Development, held 26 Sept 2019, was reduced to a mere talk shop promoting private capital.

24 Jun 2019
People-powered sustainable consumption: A visioning & mapping study

This book aims to begin our work on SCP, establishing country-level evidence of how the states and people’s organisations in Kenya, Indonesia and the Philippines have responded to the call for sustainability.

22 Mar 2018
New report reveals development partnerships for SDGs still weak in human rights-based approaches

The report also shows why the traditional approach to development partnerships is failing to bridge the gap between rich and poor, how adopting a rights-based approach is the way forward to achieving effective development cooperation.

SDGs
17 Jul 2016
Challenges in Mobilizing MOI at the National Level (Financing, Technology, Capacity Building)

Lei Covero of IBON International did an intervention in behalf of the Women's Major Group at a UN official meeting titled "Challenges in mobilizing means of implementation at the national level - Financing, Technology, Capacity Building" last 13 July 2016.

4 Nov 2015
Measuring change, but (still) leaving inequality behind

The Second meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goals (IAEG-SDGs) took place in Bangkok, Thailand, on 26-28th October 2015. Statistics experts from 28 national governments convened with the objective of coming to an agreement on the list of indicators to measure progress for each of the 17 SDGs ratified last September during the United Nations General Assembly.

7 Oct 2015
Up Close and Personal: UN Post-2015 Development Agenda Makes the 1% Richer and 99% Poorer

Amidst the celebrity hype over the announcement of the United Nations’ Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including Pope Francis’ address of the UN member states, not all who travelled to New York City for the UN Development Summit were buying it.

7 Oct 2015
The (UN)Sustainable Development Goals: Now Open for Business

More than 150 world leaders, hundreds of representatives from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and corporate executives attended the UN Summit on Sustainable Development from September 25-27 at United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York to formally adopt a new sustainable development agenda.Titled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, the agreement contains a set of 17 goals and 169 targets that would come into effect on 1 January 2016, replacing the Millennium Development Goals set in 2000.

27 Apr 2018
On the narrative of catalytic role of ODA/blended finance

On 26 April 2018, Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo participated at the 2018 Financing for Development Forum.

23 May 2017
Pushing the Boundaries of Official Development Assistance: Challenges and Opportunities

This event will seek to provide a forum for all actors to engage and contribute to the modernisation of ODA with a particular focus on blended finance.

6 Oct 2015
CORPORATE CAPTURE of the International Development Agenda and why the SDGs cannot stop it

Member States of the United Nations (UN) have set 2015 as the year when they chart a new course for humanity. After nearly three years of consultations and intergovernmental negotiations, Heads of State and Governments adopted the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” on September 24, 2015. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon describes this as “a plan of action for ending poverty in all its dimensions, irreversibly, everywhere, and leaving no one behind.”

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