leave no one behind

Data to leave no one behind: Development cooperation and the P20

Poverty

By Michael Gerber, Swiss Special Envoy for Global Sustainable Development The shift from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was a watershed moment. It signalled an end to thinking dominated by old north/south, rich/poor, donor/recipient mindsets. It marked a shift from a development era to an era of universality. The […]


Africa Office to host SDGs Kenya Forum

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The SDGs Kenya Forum and Development Initiatives (DI) have agreed that the forum’s secretariat, including National Coordinator Ms Florence Syevuo, will be hosted in DI’s Nairobi offices throughout 2018. This partnership, which is expected to lead to even deeper collaboration between both organisations, will support forum members’ work around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – […]


DI signs the Global Disability Summit’s Charter for Change

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As a signatory to the Charter for Change, DI commits to ten specific goals – including the collection and use of better data to characterise the challenges faced by people with disabilities, the prioritisation of the people being left furthest behind, and the elimination of stigma and discrimination against them. The UK’s Department for International […]


How the P20 are doing in Benin

Poverty

In 2017, Benin published its first Voluntary National Review of progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The importance of the goal to ‘leave no one behind’ was interlaced through that report, and in their 2018 review there is further focus on the leave no one behind agenda. The P20 Initiative is an effort to […]


How the P20 are doing in your country

Poverty

Explore our interactive pdf to see profiles on how the P20 are doing in every country across the world based on available data. The P20 Initiative produces data to show whether the poorest 20% (the P20) of people are getting their fair share of attention, investment and opportunity, and therefore whether people are being left behind. […]


How we must approach poverty eradication in today's world

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The world is quickly changing; it is far more interconnected and complex than ever before. As such, new ways of working are needed to meet the ambitions set by the Global Goals and various summits of 2015 and 2016. Policies and financing models of the past 50 years will not get us the success we […]


Global Nutrition Report highlights need for critical change in response to malnutrition

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With almost every country in the world facing a serious nutrition-related challenge, whether from undernutrition or obesity, the report authors call for a critical change in the global response to malnutrition in all its forms and action throughout the goals to tackle the many causes of malnutrition. The report finds that 88% of the 140 […]


Improving data on ageing to leave no one behind

Poverty

At the end of August, I participated in a meeting in Winchester, UK, with colleagues from national statistical offices, UN agencies, NGOs and academia, to discuss the need for better disaggregation by age and ageing-related statistics. The UK’s Office of National Statistics hosted the technical group to lay the groundwork for the creation of the […]


Two years in – are people’s lives improving?

Poverty

The High Level Political Forum (HLPF), which took place over recent days in New York, was an opportunity to review progress in addressing the ambitious challenges of Agenda 2030. I was there to beat the drum for the critical role that better, disaggregated data will need to play if we’re to truly leave no one […]


Leveraging interlinkages for effective implementation of SDGs

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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 […]