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thumbnail of New Phase of SDG Consultations New Phase of SDG Consultations
October 21, 2014
The President of the UN General Assembly has appointed David Donoghue, Permanent Rep. of Ireland, and Macharia Kamau, Permanent Rep of Kenya, as co-facilitators to lead inclusive consultations on the next phase of post-20I5 negotiations.

thumbnail of Africa Rising? Not Till Rural Economies BoomAfrica Rising? Not Till Rural Economies Boom
October 21, 2014 The article by Dr Awiti argues that despite the infrastructure frenzy across African cities, rural poverty has not eased and rural infrastructure is in a state of decline. A compelling case for increased attention to rural areas within the SDG framework

thumbnail of AFRICA TRANSPORT STAKEHOLDERS RALLY A CASE FOR TRANSPORT WITHIN THE SDG TARGET FRAMEWORKAFRICA TRANSPORT STAKEHOLDERS RALLY A CASE FOR TRANSPORT WITHIN THE SDG TARGET FRAMEWORK
October 14, 2014
Transport stakeholders are concerned that - like was the case with the MDG framework - transport, a key enable in achievement of important policy goals such as poverty reduction, maternal health, has only a fleeting mention in the current SDG document.

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