CIC on Global Development

This week the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) meets for the 13th and final time to finalize its report. The issue of peace and governance has been hotly debated during the entirety of the OWG process and remains in question even as the outcome document is being finalized.

Jul 17, 2014
Global Development

China’s development progress in recent years has driven global progress on the MDGs. Between 1981 and 2010, 680 million people were lifted out of poverty in China. This comprises three quarters of the world’s total decline in extreme poverty over the same period.

Jun 30, 2014
Shelley Ranii
Global Development
Development in Latin America in 4 Graphs, The Laboratory of Development, David Steven, Alejandra Kubitschek Bujones

Over the past year CIC has been exploring development trends and policies in Latin America and the Caribbean. The region is a particularly interesting study of development policies because, as we noted earlier, it has implemented innovative programs that combine poverty reduction and social inclusion.

Jun 11, 2014
Ashley Skiles
Global Development
Global Cooperation to Deliver the Post-2015 Development Agenda, David Steven

Last week,  the President of the UN General Assembly led a thematic debate on the contributions of North-South, South-South, Triangular Cooperation, and ICT for development. CIC Senior Fellow David Steven, at the request of the President of the General Assembly, delivered a presentation which discussed the contributions of North-South, South-South, and triangular cooperation to the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda.

May 27, 2014
Shelley Ranii
Global Development
Africa,United Nations, Security Council Reform,Nora Gordon

© Nora Gordon

After nearly a decade Africa has decided to revisit its common position on United Nations Security Council (UNSC) reform at a summit in Brazzaville, Congo this week. In 2005, Africa established a united position on UN reform in the Ezulwini Consensus.

May 15, 2014
Nora Gordon
United Nations