Agenda 2030

Reflections on the World Data Forum

Data use

The key consensus emerging from the conference – which was attended by 1,400 data experts – is that in order to leave no one behind, investment in civil registration and vital statistics is absolutely imperative. Improving registry and administrative data is an essential building block in creating sustainable data infrastructures. That over 100 countries do […]


Approaches to measuring and monitoring South-South cooperation

Data use

Southern providers themselves recognise the benefits of such measuring and monitoring – it enables South–South cooperation to maximise its unique contribution to Agenda 2030. Moreover, there is a clear demand for better information from partner countries. Better data would support monitoring and evaluation, improve effectiveness, explore synergies with other resources and ensure accountability to a […]


Disability data to leave no one behind

Poverty

This level of recognition for disability is essential as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Agenda 2030) will only be a success if it really does ensure that no one is left behind – and that means we must focus on those at a greatest risk of being so. There is a fundamental logic at […]


Blended finance: Understanding its potential for Agenda 2030

Resources

Blended finance, or the use of public funds to de-risk or ‘leverage’ private investments in development, has been presented by donors and development finance institutions as having the potential to provide at least part of the solution to the gap in funding for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, the discussion about blending has been […]


Innovation ... and effectiveness? Challenges, risks and opportunities for blended finance

Resources

Date 30 November 2016 Time 14.30–15.30 pm (EAT) Location Impala/Turkana rooms, Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya Co-hosts Development Initiatives, Oxfam International, UK Aid Network Speakers Klaus Rudischhauser, Deputy Director General, Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission Dr Fanwell K. Bokosi, Executive Director, Afrodad Mr Roland G. Tungpalan, Deputy Director General (Undersecretary) for Investment Programming […]


Is Uganda ready to implement Agenda 2030?

Poverty

The UN held a High-Level Political Forum 2016 on sustainable development in New York from 11 to 20 July. This was the first since the adoption of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in September 2015. It aimed to track progress of the SDGs and address new and emerging issues. At the forum, […]