Post-2015 Development Agenda

This portal summarizes the framework to succeed the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Report of the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

In this report, the High Level Panel, a group of 27 leaders from civil society, the private sector, and government, provide recommendations on the international development agenda post-2015, which is the year the Millennium Development Goals expire.

Briefer on the post-2015 Millennium Development Agenda

This ICNL briefer was prepared for a seminar convened by the Swedish government. It addresses: (1) how an enabling environment for civil society should be integrated into the post-2015 development agenda, (2) what indicators should be used to measure the enabling environment for civil society, and (3) how can political will be enhanced to promote an enabling environment for civil society?

Measuring Democracy and Democratic Governance in a post-2015 Development Framework

This United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) paper discusses how a democratic governance indicator for the post-2015 development framework might be constructed.

Governance and Human Rights: Measurement Proposals for a post-2015 Development Agenda

This UNDP meeting report discusses how to formulate, measure and assess indicators related to democracy and governance in the post-2015 development process.

Addressing Inequalities: The Heart of the post-2015 Agenda and the Future We Want For All

This UN System Task Force report argues that overcoming discrimination and inequality is essential for the benefits of MDGs to be shared by those most in need.

Getting to Zero: Finishing the Job the MDGs Started

This paper prepared by development experts argues that ending hunger, ensuring access to education, reducing child and maternal deaths, and tackling environmental issues underpins the economic progress needed to combat global poverty.

Post-2015 Goals, Targets and Indicators: April 10-11, 2012, Paris Conference Report

This Centre for International Governance Innovation report discusses post-2015 successors to the MDGs. It argues that without practical indicators goals will remain aspirational and progress will not be measurable.

The Monrovia Roadmap on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding

This roadmap of the G7+Group and international partners states that inclusive politics, security, access to justice, job-creation and social service delivery are essential for achieving the MDGs in post-conflict situations.

MDGs 2.0: What Goals, Targets, and Timeframe?

This Center for Global Development paper discusses flaws in some MDG indicators and outlines steps to make them more accurate. It also proposes areas of the Millennium Declaration that should be included in the post-2015 framework.

MDGs post-2015: Beacons in Turbulent Times or False Lights?

This UN System Task Team paper from 2012 argues that the post-2015 development framework should be a "global social contract," rather than dominated by development aid professionals, as is the case in the current MDG structure.

Annual Letter from Bill Gates, 2013

In this letter, Bill Gates highlights examples of how foreign aid is working, success stories in meeting certain MDGs, and the importance of precisely measuring results.

Realizing the Future We Want for All: Report to the Secretary-General

This is the first report prepared by the UN Task Team to inform the Secretary General’s work on the post-2015 development process. It discusses trends since the inception of the MDGs and proposals for a new agenda.

“World We Want 2015”

This UN initiative brings together voices of civil society about the post-2015 development process.