About: post-2015 MDGs

Development Policy 24-04-2015

Stronger than a mosquito bite: How to win the fight against Malaria

On World Malaria Day, it is important to realise that in spite of progress, for half of the world population, every day is still malaria day, writes Valentina Barbagallo.
Development Policy 20-04-2015

A new political impetus for the fight against malaria

Past successes should not hide what remains to be done towards complete eradication of malaria, write Maurice Ponga and Cristian Dan Preda.

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 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

Open letter to world leaders: 2015 will see major decisions for the millennium

Politicians, activists and celebrities ranging from Queen Rania of Jordan and Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway, to Bill and Melinda Gates, Richard Branson, Bono, Sting, Matt Damon and many others, turn to world politicians with an open letter, reminding them that the actions they will take in 2015 will decide the way the world turns for decades to come.
Global Europe 10-12-2014

Malala to world leaders: ‘Do better’ in 2015

2015 must be the year the world wakes up and delivers a safer, more just future for children and young people, writes Malala Yousafzai in a letter to world leaders.
Development Policy 26-09-2013

Rwanda’s track record on MDGs should inspire others

Rwanda's track record on achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are impressive, with targets met in almost all areas, writes Louis Michel.
Development Policy 15-07-2013

Post-2015 development process must be grounded in financial accountability

If the world is to sign up to the post-2015 development goals and if the world is prepared to be serious about ensuring there is the finance in place to make these goals a reality then there has to be a serious, considered and, above all, a coherent set of financial commitments, argues Marcus Manuel.
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