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The Secretary General’s Report: My points of disappointment

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The United Nations Secretary General’s (UNSG) has taken a look at the progress made in articulating a Post 2015 development agenda and released a synthesis report- the Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming all Lives and protecting the Planet. The report comes after close to four years of a multifaceted civil society campaign […]

When World Cup football imitates the MDGs

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The World Cup game between Brazil and Germany was quite similar to the Millennium Development Goals in several ways. In 2001, the MDGs came into effect.  Like yesterday’s game, they were eight goals. Last night, it was Germany, a developed country playing against Brazil, an emerging economy. Similarly, the MDGs represented a contract between the developed countries […]

Give the people access to means of livelihood

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Mwangi Waituru A version of this post was originally published on the Beyond 2015 blog. After two days of deliberations aimed at charting a common vision for the ‘building blocks to economic prosperity’, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are sending out a message of hope to the world leaders – ‘our people are not waiting for […]