data to leave no one behind

The care of children in data: Evidence, gaps and opportunities for change in the SDGs

Poverty

The UN global framework on sustainable development can to help change this situation. Indeed, the call for timely investment in the statistical capacity of countries to produce and use reliable disaggregated data under Sustainable Development Goal 17 has been echoed by several experts and institutions, including the Independent Expert and Advisory Group on Data Revolution […]


Leveraging interlinkages for effective implementation of SDGs

Poverty

Date Friday 14 July 2017 Time 09:00–13:00 (UTC) Location Conference room 4, UN Plaza, New York About The interlinked and indivisible nature of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires an in-depth discussion of the interconnections between the various goals and targets. There is a large body of analytical research and evidence supporting integrated policymaking, implementation […]


Leave no one behind: Ensuring inclusive SDG progress

Poverty

Date Tuesday 18 July 2017 Time 13:15–14:30 (UTC) Location Conference room 11, UN Plaza, New York About To implement Agenda 2030, governments and civil society committed to work for all people and segments of society, leaving no one behind and endeavouring to reach those furthest behind first. Many initiatives around the world are working to […]


Disability and aid spending: Can we use the DAC’s peer review mechanism to ensure aid is inclusive of persons with disabilities?

Poverty

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including the underlying aim to leave no one behind, hinges upon resources, policies and programmes focusing on the most marginalised people. Persons with disabilities have until now been left behind by the development agenda, but the SDGs include a clear commitment to better include disability. The collection and use […]


Why aid data needs to say more about persons with disabilities

Poverty

“How much aid money goes to disability-inclusive projects?” With global disability prevalence estimated at more than 15%, and with known links between disability and poverty, it’s an obvious question – all the more so in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDG) pledge to leave no one behind. On the surface, it’s a very […]