Carlos Cortez Ruiz, member of Participate’s Partcipatory Research Group, gives an overview of his experience engaging with the United Nations dialogues with civil society around the construction of a post-2015 development agenda. He trusts that governments, international organisations, the private sector, the civil society and all citizens work together to achieve change.
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El diálogo iniciado la semana pasada en la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas (AG – ONU) representa un momento central en el debate internacional sobre la construcción de un futuro modelo de desarrollo y sus impactos. Carlos Cortez Ruiz, profesor-investigador miembro de la red Participate, da su opinión sobre las convergencias y los retos aun existentes en la construcción de este modelo más allá del 2015
Participate’s new report ‘Work with us: How people and organisations can catalyse sustainable change’ argues that the wellbeing of the world’s poorest and most marginalised communities will only be improved if they are seen as active partners in efforts to tackle poverty and injustice. The report brings together findings from the participatory research of the Participate Participatory Research Group that was undertaken by grassroots organisations, activists and citizens in 29 countries including Kenya, the Philippines, South Africa, Bangladesh, Montenegro, Egypt and Nigeria.
In June the Center for Development Services (CDS) in Egypt 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, Kazem Hemeida, Senior Programme Specialist at CDS reflects on the four-day discussions.
The UN High Level Panel’s anticipated report on what should follow the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015, was published on 30 May 2013. Participate responds to the report, based on in-depth participatory research with people living in poverty and marginalisation, from 18 organisations working in over 30 countries worldwide, which together form the Participate initiative’s Participatory Research Group network.