— The South Centre Blog

Archive
Tag "Post-2015 Development Agenda"

manuel_montes-tnAkha Coffee WorkerThirty years ago, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Right to Development (“the Declaration”).   Is this anniversary worth celebrating?  Has this declaration outlived its usefulness and its anniversary best forgotten?   My answer is NO.

Read More

Khor 1S-S_CooperationDeveloping countries’ Presidents and Prime Minsters held a Summit last week to mark the 50th anniversary of the Group of 77 with a Declaration on how to improve the world order and their own national development.

 

Read More

yilmaz-akyuzConsumptionYilmaz Akyuz, Chief Economist of the South Centre, reasons that development will need far more than the MDG plans.

 

 

Read More

Khor 1ChildrenPolitical leaders reviewed the UN’s Millennium Goals and agreed to launch negotiations for a Development Summit in 2015, a welcome re-commitment to development which is difficult to achieve.

Read More