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Post-2015 blogs - 2011

Below is a non-exhaustive list of blogs on the post-2015 process, written by members of Beyond 2015 and others in 2011.

Green shoots, Olivier Consolo, December 2011

Japan’s Post-2015 idea: the “Pact for Global Wellbeing”, Amy Pollard, CAFOD, December 2011

Getting the process right for the world we want, Alicia Ely Yamin and Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

After the Millennium Development Goals: what do women want?, Emily Esplen

Post-2015 continued: do’s and don’ts for deciding what comes next (and some likely candidates), Duncan Green, November 2011

Beyond 2015 – what comes after the MDGs?, Duncan Green, November 2011

A Post MDG World: Why we need a more holistic approach to development, Ioulia Fenton, October 2011

Lessons from MDGs will define future action, Poorva Sagar, October 2011

2015+: Reclaiming a seat at the table, Alicia Ely Yamin, October 2011 - A Call for Engagement by the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Community.

Ditch the MDG FrameDontWork?, Paul McAdams, September 2011 - Paul McAdams' views on Beyond 2015 session at Civicus World Assembly 2011.

Learning the lessons of the MDGs: second time round, let's get it right, Alicia Yamin and Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, August 2011 - Whatever replaces the MDGs must respond to critics of the original goals. This means targets must be tailored to the needs of individual countries and more people must be involved in the process.

Life after the Millennium Development Goals, Rosie Stainton, June 2011 - What should come after the Millennium Development Goals post-2015? Rosie Stainton from UNICEF UK, with some help from a group of students at LSE, kicks off a discussion.

5 Months After MDG Summit, Citizen Tracking Mechanism is Launched in Kenya, Devex, Amy Lieberman, 10 February 2011 - An online citizen tracking program in Kenya makes use of text messaging to enable people to voice their concerns when they find that any kind of service is lacking or missing from their communities

Are you ready for MDGs 2.0? Global Dashboard, Notes for the future, Andy Sumner, February 15, 2011 - Not surprisingly, the subject of what a new global framework might look like in detail is really starting to bubble up in debates. But more importantly perhaps at this stage is what will shape the debate: some ideas are presented in this article

DEVELOPMENT: Support Piles Up for Millennium Consumption Goals, By editors, Analysis by Feizal Samath, February 26 2011 - Prof. Mohan Munasinghe, a Sri Lankan expert on global sustainable development and climate change, proposed the Millennium Consumption Goals for the world’s rich. Since then, the suggestion has triggered a lot of discussion, debate and suggestions. Some of them are presented in this article

Goodbye aid and MDGs, hello global goods and wellbeing, Poverty matters blog, The Guardian, Posted by Lawrence Haddad, 29 March 2011 - In the future, development will be measured by targets on emissions, trade, arms and crime, and underpinned by good governance. And we will strive for material, planetary and relational wellbeing

Beyond 2015 World Social Forum blog, Beyond 2015, February 2011 - blog posts from Beyond 2015 members at the World Social Forum in Senegal, February 2011.

The NS Interview: Helen Clark, head of the UN Development Programme, Jon Bernstein, 14 January 2011 - This interview of Helen Clark notably includes two questions about the MDGS and the post 2015 momentum: Are the Millennium Development Goals, which have a target date of 2015, going to be missed? What happens after 2015

The pot boils over: development lessons from Tunisia and Egypt, Poverty matters blog, The Guardian, posted by Alasdair McWilliam, 22 February 2011 - Some of the Middle East's star performers on development indicators face popular anger and dissatisfaction. So where does that leave development policy?