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The challenge for 2015: Ensuring global development within planetary guard rails

2015 is a key year for global cooperation, with the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, the replacement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and the global climate conference in Paris at the end of the year, write Clara Brandi and Dirk Messner from the German Development Institute.
Development Policy 03-02-2015

Tax cooperation key to UN post-2015 development goals

As the United Nations meet this year to agree their new post-2015 agenda for global development, tax fairness and the fight against illicit financial flows are high on the agenda, write Christian Haldenwang and Armin von Schiller.
Development Policy 21-01-2015

‘The Stars are aligned’: Now bring them down to Earth!

Negotiations on a new agenda for sustainable development kicked off in New York on Monday. Diplomats hope to finalise talks in September, write Silke Weinlich and Steffen Bauer
Development Policy 15-01-2015

Development will be at the centre of 2015

This year's most ambitious development-policy project involves pushing ahead with a new universal agenda for sustainable development that commits all countries to working together for the good of current and future generations, writes Imme Scholz.
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