Sustainable Development Goals

At Addis: More regulation needed for role of private sector in development?

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Media
13 july 2015

Guest Post by Siobhán Airey, doctoral researcher in international law and aid at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Canada. Read more

What does "success" mean at a global summit on development finance?

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comms
12 july 2015

In this second blog from Addis Ababa (read the previous article here), Hans Zomer talks about the expectations among civil society organisations for the Financing for Development summit in Addis Ababa. The theory is straightforward enough: The "Finan... Read more

NGOs gather in Addis to scrutinise plans on global finance

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comms
12 july 2015

This weekend, on 11 and 12 July, civil society organisations from around the world gathered in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa - often also called the political capital of Africa - to take an in-depth look at what UN member countries are saying abo... Read more

The UN, Global Poverty and 'The Vision Thing'

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Media
08 june 2015

Previously published at The Huffington Post UK. This week, the United Nations gave us a sneak preview of a new global agreement to address poverty, inequality and climate change. The so-called "Zero Draft" document is the result of many months of di... Read more