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Indonesia Makes MDG Progress But Problems Of Inequality Pose Challenges

Wall Street Journal: Indonesia Gets Mixed Grade on Millennium Development Goals “Indonesia has met many of its Millennium Development Goals in the nearly 15 years since they were adopted by United Nations members, but efforts have been uneven, a new report says…” (Otto, 2/11).

U.N. Urges Cooperative Action From Member States To Achieve Post-2015 Development Goals

U.N. News Centre: At thematic debate, U.N. calls on Member States to boost funding for post-2015 development “The world has embarked on a ‘crucial last stretch’ to the post-2015 development agenda and towards securing a sustainable future for all, United Nations Deputy-Secretary-General Jan Eliasson declared [Monday], adding that the international…

Investment In Sexual, Reproductive Health Necessary To Achieve Post-2015 Development Goals, Analysis Says

Guttmacher Institute: Investing In Sexual And Reproductive Health Is Key To Reaching Global Development Goals “Policymakers and other stakeholders involved in negotiating the post-2015 development agenda should heed the overwhelming evidence that investing in sexual and reproductive health is effective and cost-effective, argues a new Guttmacher policy analysis,” the press…

E.U. Countries Should Honor Foreign Aid Spending Pledge, Recommit To 0.7% Target, E.U. Commissioner Says

EurActiv: Commission unveils its position on global development after 2015 “The European Commission published priorities for a sustainable development agenda on Thursday (5 February), ahead of negotiations for the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). … ‘The Commission wants the E.U. to continue to lead by example on official development assistance,…

Opinion Pieces Mark International Day Of Zero Tolerance For FGM/C

The Lancet: FGM: the mutilation of girls and young women must stop Audrey Ceschia, senior editor at The Lancet “Feb 6, 2015, marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, a day to reflect on one of the most cruel of human practices — an ancestral tradition…

India’s Progress On MDGs Mixed

Wall Street Journal: India Hits Its U.N. Poverty-Cutting Target, but Misses Others “India is on track to cut poverty in half by the end of this year, compared to 2000 levels, but needs to do more to improve education and empower women, a United Nations report said Wednesday…” (Agarwal, 2/5).

Poorer, Disadvantaged Children More Likely To Die Young In Developing Countries, Says Report

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Poorest children more likely to die young in developing countries — charity — TRFN “A ‘lottery of birth’ is at play in many developing countries where poorer, socially disadvantaged children are more likely to die than their more fortunate peers, according to a leading children’s charity…” (Caspani,…

Denmark’s Development Aid Minister, Predecessors Nominate MDGs For Nobel Peace Prize

EurActiv: Danes nominate Millennium Development Goals for Nobel Peace Prize “Denmark’s Minister for Development Aid, Mogens Jensen, together with eight predecessors, has nominated the so-called 2015 goals, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), for the Nobel Peace Prize. … On behalf of the ministers, Jensen said in a statement that the…