CIC on Global Development

At the tenth session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals, the representative from Guatemala affirmed, “we need to do the not nice or glamorous job of choosing and prioritizing.” The OWG is currently facing the daunting task of winnowing down and reformulating 19 focus areas into concrete goals and targets, and a lack of consensus persisted in its most recent session.

Apr 14, 2014
Global Development

In 2015, the international community will be absorbed by four key multilateral processes: the sustainable development goals agenda, the next WTO ministerial meeting, an international summit on finance for development, and the UNFCCC climate summit.

Apr 09, 2014
Ashley Skiles
Global Development
Member States, Effective Goals, Post 2015 Development, Ashley Skiles

“The MDGs have retained their relevance to global policy and strategy for a decade. It is important to select goals and targets that will be equally effective after 2015.” – David Steven, Goals in a Post-2015 Development Framework: Options and Strategic Choices.

Apr 08, 2014
Ashley Skiles
Global Development

CIC Senior Fellow Alex Evans has examined the dynamics of multilateral negotiations and collective action issues for the past decade. In 2015, he will be watching the international stage closely as four key multilateral processes play out.

Apr 03, 2014
Ashley Skiles
Global Development

While achieving agreement on a set of coherent goals for the post-2015 development framework will not be simple in itself, their implementation will be an even more critical challenge.

Mar 25, 2014
Global Development

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