Category: Briefings

The 2015 Declaration: Meeting great expectations (maybe)

By Barbara Adams, Gretchen Luchsinger

The most recent step in the post-2015 negotiations was the 17-20 February debate in New York on the Declaration, meant to be the framework political statement. Despite strong emphasis on transformation and high aspiration, traditional lines were drawn between (mostly) Northern and Southern positions. Read more… / Spanish version

Post-2015 and FfD3: Debates Begin, Political Lines Emerge

By Barbara Adams, Gretchen Luchsinger

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2015 is a pivotal year. The post–2015 sustainable development agenda currently being drafted is premised on the reality that the present model of development is not working, given worsening inequalities and straining planetary boundaries. All countries and peoples—and the planet on which we depend–have the right to live with a better model, one that is inclusive and sustainable. Read more… / Spanish version