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Sustainable Development Goals
The European Court of Auditors' long-overdue report finally evaluates an important financing mechanism for development, but takes a purely financial perspective instead of looking at results delivered for beneficiaries.
Oxfam welcomes Pope Francis' message on human rights and justice for sustainable development, delivered at the opening of the historic Sustainable Development Summit in New York.
Oxfam joins world leaders, civil society and people around the world to celebrate the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals by world leaders at the United Nations, but cautions that progress toward them must be tangible, political and disruptive.
Governments are negotiating the outcome document for this September's United Nations Summit to Adopt the Post 2015 Development Agenda - a set of promises the world leaders will make to all people on this planet for the next 15 years.
'Financing the Sustainable Development Goals' is the second Government Spending Watch report, produced by Development Finance International for Oxfam.
Oxfam is concerned that the progress in fighting hunger is slowing down. We must not lose sight of the fact that in 2015 there are still 795 million people not getting enough to eat in a world of plenty. This is unjust and inexcusable.
European states insisting on emerging countries providing their ‘fair share’ while continuously failing to reach their own aid targets is a backward step.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has yet again failed to profile his commitment to tackling climate change and inequality as central to his aim in eradicating poverty by 2030.
The sustainable development goals (SDGs) will require significant financing. This discussion paper provides initial ideas for how to do this by proposing a set of principles to assist governments to apply best practice.
In response to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announcing cooperation between the World Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the BRICS New Development Bank, Nicola