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  • 15-April-2016

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    Why the latest aid figures mean we must think bigger about development

    The world is changing rapidly. With conflicts continuing to erupt, the amount of vulnerable people in the world is increasing, as is the complexity and cost of the response needed to help people survive extreme poverty and danger.

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  • 13-April-2016

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    How can the Global Alliance for Resilience (AGIR) contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals? - OECD Insights blog

    There is a positive correlation between the implementation of the AGIR Regional Roadmap and the achievement of some of the SDGs – especially goals 1 & 2 (ending poverty and hunger respectively) – in the Sahel and West Africa.

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  • 13-April-2016

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    Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals is an imperative

    On 25 September 2015, the 193 countries of the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This comprehensive set of goals aims to “end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all” as part of a new development agenda.

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  • 12-April-2016

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    Analyses and reports

    From numbers to meaning – what stories do the data tell us? Access our major reports covering global aid and development flows plus major in-depth studies by sector, type of aid and recipient groups.

  • 12-April-2016

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    Women for peace

    UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which was adopted in 2000, recognised, for the first time, the vital contribution of women to conflict prevention and resolution.

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  • 12-April-2016

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    Building a GPS for the SDGs: The OECD’s data response to the SDGs

    World leaders have endorsed 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These comprise some 169 targets in fields ranging from poverty and hunger to equality and climate action to peace and justice. To know where we are starting from, whether we’re making progress, and what we need to improve, we will need good data for governments to make evidence-based decisions and for citizens to hold them to account.

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  • 6-April-2016

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    Food Security and the Sustainable Development Goals - OECD Insights blog

    The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include a significant number of interconnected objectives related to agriculture and food.

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  • 1-April-2016

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    Tackling rural development is essential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, says new OECD Development Centre report

    With the number expected to increase until 2028, 3.4 billion people currently live in rural areas, with around 92% of the rural population located in developing countries. They are mainly concentrated in Asia and Africa. The situation is particularly fragile in sub-Saharan Africa, the only place where the number of poor has risen steadily in the last decade.

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  • 30-March-2016

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    2016 OECD Global Forum on Development : From commitment to implementation of the SDGs: better policies, data and financing are key

    While world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for SDGs at the United Nations in 2015, 2016 marks the start of implementation. Some 800 weeks are left to lift 800 million people out of poverty. Achieving this and the ambitious SDGs by 2030 will require bold leadership and effective governments together with new ideas and tools to advance simultaneously on the social, economic and environmental fronts.

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  • 29-March-2016

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    The SDGs are here… Now what?

    We face the challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in a world faced with multiple and diverse forms of crisis. What do the SDGs mean for countries where families have to flee their homes to escape conflict, where rising sea levels threaten lives, livelihoods and infrastructure, and where economies are devastated by the impact of epidemics or terrorism?

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