Posts Categorized: Ground Level Panel

Ground Level Panels offer reality check to UN High Level Panel’s (HLP) proposals for development

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In June and July, Participate facilitated Ground Level Panels in Egypt, Brazil, Uganda and India, to mirror the United Nations High Level Panel (HLP) for a post-Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agenda. Panelists drew on their own life experiences to provide a ‘ground level’ reality check to the HLP recommendations; as well as develop their own shared vision for development. Each of the Ground Level Panels produced a communiqué with recommendations for what is needed in global development policy to end poverty.

We stride forward in the hope of success

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As the final Ground Level Panel of the four GLPs hosted in Egypt, Brazil, Uganda and India, Praxis in India has just concluded their panel. In this blog article, Tom Thomas reflects on the frustrations felt by the panelists of their experience of marginalisation and living in extreme poverty in contrast to their determination and hope to make a significant change.

The Ugandan Experience

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In July, Restless Development facilitated a Ground Level Panel in Uganda, comprised of people living in poverty and marginalisation, to mirror the UN High Level Panel for a post-2015 development agenda. In this blog article, Emmanuel Lubaale, Research Coordinator and Natalie Newell, Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Manager reflect on the five-day discussions.

Awêre para Kisile: Brazil Ground Level Panel

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At the beginning of July ATD Fourth World in Brazil facilitated a Ground Level Panel comprised of people living in poverty and marginalisation, to mirror the UN High Level Panel for a post-2015 development agenda. In this blog article, Mariana Guerra, ATD Fourth World reflects on the four-day discussions.