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Online Discussion: Data Gaps on Gender Equality

22 January 2014 | data, gender assessment, gender equality, mdgs, post-2015

Wikigender, the UN Foundation, Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC), the EU-LAC Foundation, European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), ECLAC and PARIS21 would like to hear your views...

Panel Discussion l The Why, What, and How of a Development Data Revolution

09 December 2013 | accountability, data-revolution, evidence-based, mdgs, post-2015

As we approach 2015, the UN High-Level Panel report calling for a “data revolution” has reignited debate on how the international community produces, shares, evaluates, and uses statistics. Despite...

Post-2015: Act Now to Keep Governance on Post-MDG Agenda in February

26 November 2013 | governance, mdgs, post-2015

The 2015 end date for the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is closer than we think and discussions are well underway to develop a new global agenda to replace it. But the timeframe to act to...

Guest Post l We must end the world's data divide

04 November 2013 | blogpost, data, mdgs, measure progress, measurement, open data

The constrasting quality of data collected by different countries must be addressed, says Michael Green in this guest post responding to the open data index. This week the Open Knowledge Foundation...

Millennium development goals: big ideas, broken promises?

25 September 2013 | data collection, mdgs, over-time comparison, post-2015, tracking

The millennium development goals (MDGs) have been hailed as the “world’s greatest promise”, committing world leaders to the pursuit of concrete, measurable improvements on global poverty, hunger,...

Panel Discussion | The Power of Numbers – Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Lessons for Post­‐2015

23 September 2013 | indicators, mdgs, post-2015, targets

In conjunction with the Special Event of the President of the General Assembly towards achieving the MDGs. A panel discussion on the MDG targets and the road ahead towards defining achievable...

Global Development’s Winning Goals by Jeffrey D. Sachs -

28 August 2013 | mdgs, post-2015, sustainable dev, targets

NEW YORK – The world’s governments meet at a special session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25 to discuss how to accelerate progress on the Millennium Development Goals, and also...

Newsletter l Moving Targets - Can the Sustainable Development Goals Deliver after 2015?

28 August 2013 | dev goals, mdgs, newsletter, post-2015, sustainable dev, targets

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been shaping the global development agenda for over a decade. With the target date of 2015 fast approaching, determining a new development agenda has...

Blog post: What Should International Development Look Like After 2015?

27 August 2013 | blogpost, debate, indicators, mdgs, post-2015, targets

This blog post, written by Global Voices' Ayesha Saldanha, is part of the Wikiprogress Series on Post-2015. It gives an overview of the Millennium Development Goals, the discussion around the new...

Africa-wide data platform allows citizens to hold governments to account

26 August 2013 | mdgs, nat statistical offices, open data

  WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Africa has joined the data revolution, allowing citizens to access up-to-date statistics on poverty, gender inequality, food security or climate change...

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