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Help the Poor to End Poverty

August 12, 2019

Over 767 million poor people in the world today live on less than a $1.9 a day. 815 million people…

Why do we need to save water

August 8, 2019

97.5% of the world’s water is locked in seas and oceans, too salty for human use. And most of the…

Healthy Not Hungry

August 8, 2019

The World Food Programme, UNICEF and Project Everyone, are hosting the official launch of the year-long #HealthyNotHungry campaign at the…

1. End Poverty

April 15, 2014

a) Bring the number of people living on less than $1.25 a day to zero and reduce by x% the share of people living below their country’s 2015 national poverty line b) Increase by x% the share of women and men, communities and businesses with secure rights to land, property, and other assets c) Cover…

Chapter 5 – Concluding Remarks

April 15, 2014

We envision a world in 2030 where extreme poverty and hunger have been ended. We envision a world where no person has been left behind, and where there are schools, clinics, and clean water for all. It is a world where there are jobs for young people, where businesses thrive, and where we have brought…

Chapter 1 – A Vision and Framework for The Post-2015 Development Agenda

April 15, 2014

Setting a New Course We, the High-Level Panel on the post-2015 Development Agenda, were asked for recommendations that would “help respond to the global challenges of the 21st century, building on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and with a view to ending poverty”. We discussed two of the world’s biggest challenges – how to end…

6. Achieve Universal Access To Water And Sanitation

April 15, 2014

a) Provide universal access to safe drinking water at home and in schools, health centres and refugee camps b) End open defecation and ensure universal access to sanitation at school and work, and increase access to sanitation at home by x% c) Bring freshwater withdrawals in line with supply and increase water efficiency in agriculture…

5. Ensure Food Security And Good Nutrition

April 15, 2014

a) End hunger and protect the right of everyone to have access to sufficient, safe, affordable, and nutritious food b) Reduce by x% stunting, wasting by y% and anemia by z% for all children under 5 c) Increase agricultural productivity by x%, with a focus on sustainably increasing smallholder yields and access to irrigation. d)…

8. Create Jobs, Sustainable Livelihoods, And Equitable Growth

April 10, 2014

a) Increase the number of good and decent jobs and livelihoods by x b) Decrease the number of young people not in education, employment or training by x% c) Strengthen productive capacity by providing universal access to financial services and infrastructure such as transportation and ICT d) Increase new start-ups by x and value added…

Statement by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman following release of the report of the UN High Level Panel on the post-2015 Development Agenda

May 31, 2013

It has been a privilege to serve alongside so many distinguished panelists, including current and former heads of government and senior officials of international organizations. As a civil society member of the panel, I am delighted at the report’s emphasis on empowering people to participate in holding governments accountable for their decisions and actions. The…

Nicole Rippin

April 8, 2013

Research Specialist Nicole Rippin joins the Secretariat as a Research Specialist. She was until recently a senior economist at the German Development Institute (DIE) which she joined in 2006. Before, she worked as a research economist for the Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture (BMELV) and the German Investment and Development Company (DEG).…