This past week, I was lucky enough to attend the United Nations World Data Forum in Dubai. While this is only the second World Data Forum to be held, the first in Cape Town in 2017, the importance of good quality, open data to the success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is clear. I […]
There’s a lot of great research published about development and I find it hard to keep up, as the pile of reading on my desk grows higher and higher. If you’re short on time this week (like me) then I recommend putting these two at the top of your pile – ONE’s DATA Report and Charles Kenny’s essay on the SDGs.
After months of discussion – and at times, confusion – we are finally able to see the light at the end of the post-2015 development agenda tunnel. This comes in the form of two much anticipated publications: the outcome of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, and the report of the Intergovernmental Expert […]
Earlier this month, we launched our new campaign Road to 2015: Open Data for Sustainable Development at the United Nations Headquarters. As with all the work we do, transparency and accountability are at the heart of this new campaign. They also feature heavily in the principles of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation. But while we’ve spoken a […]
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) will convene for its first high level meeting tomorrow in Mexico City. Established following the Fourth High Level Forum in Busan, South Korea in 2011, the Global Partnership aims to make development cooperation more effective. More than 1300 representatives from governments, civil society, multilateral organisations and the […]
This article was first published on the Global Partnership’s Effective Development Co-operation Blog: http://devcooperation.org The world’s largest and most influential providers of aid reaffirmed their commitment to transparency this year. A high-level panel advising on the framework to follow the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) called for a “data revolution”, and G8 members specifically committed […]