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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2015-2030: Historic Developments, Timid Compromises

27 September: Heads of State at the United Nations are to adopt a final document with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030. ATD Fourth World has invested heavily in influencing the SDGs, drawing from a 2-year participatory action research initiative conducted with more than 2,000 people, most of whom live in extreme... Read more
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Challenge 2015: Towards Sustainable Development that Leaves No One Behind

The result of our participatory research on the Millennium Development Goals, Challenge 2015: Towards Sustainable Development that Leaves No One Behind, brings the voices of people in poverty to the sustainable development debate. The result of years of participatory research with over 2,000 participants from over 20 countries, a majority of whom... Read more
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Global Education for All Meeting UNESCO, Muscat, Oman 12 – 14 May 2014

2014 Global Education for All Meeting Final Statement The Muscat Agreement [...] Next steps: Today, we reaffirm our commitment to achieve the EFA goals and ensure education for all citizens. We commit to promoting, advocating for and supporting the development of a strong future education agenda, and urge all UNESCO Member States and... Read more
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Five recommendations for the post-2015 agenda...

... based on the experience of the people who are the most disadvantaged In order to define a set of goals that will deliver truly sustainable development, experts around the world have been sharing their opinions on the successes and failures of the Millennium Development Goals that end in 2015. Because of the heavy demands of survival, the... Read more
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Understanding the Guiding Principles: Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

A leaflet has been published to faciltate the understanding of these Guiding Principles:  Extreme Poverty and Human Rights and to help everyone find out how they are a useful tool in the struggle against extreme poverty. You can download it as well. Read more
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