The Royal Statistical Society’s call to champion a data revolution has been backed by 45 signatories. Published on World Statistics Day, on the 20th October 2015, the statement asks for wider recognition of the importance of data for policy making and for accountability in all countries of the world.
The Sustainable Development Goals must not neglect a quarter of the world’s population, argues Nicole Votruba, Co-ordinator of the FundaMentalSDG initiative..
As the official adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) draws closer, Eldis has published another analysis of the Goals. This time Nicole Votruba, Co-ordinator of the FundaMentalSDG initiative, explains why the post-2015 development agenda must include mental health.
Many of the poorest and most marginalised groups have not benefitted enough from progress on the Millennium Development Goals. In a new blog post, Tanvi Bhatkal explains why a shift in attitude and policy is needed.
The latest in our Sustainable Development Goal blog series comes from Tanvi Bhatkal, a Research Officer at the Overseas Development Institute’s (ODI) Growth Poverty and Inequality programme.
Jason Hickel makes the case that in order to solve poverty and ecological crisis we need to tackle endless growth head on.
The international development community has been building up to this moment for years. The final Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and post-2015 agenda will be adopted during a United Nations Summit from 25-27 September 2015.
The dynamics of poverty and agro-food systems are a focus for research and policy engagement institute PLAAS.
Around 400 development professionals, government officials, technical innovators, statisticians, researchers and data scientists gathered at the end of April in the Colombian city of Cartagena for the Cartagena Data Festival.
The Commission on the Status of Women is over for another year and feminists are demanding stronger political commitment.
“The year 2015 is the start of a make-or-break period for gender equality and women’s empowerment. We have to complete the work of the last 20 years. There is a great deal of unfinished business.
These were the words of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59).