As the dialogue on #Fin4Dev advances, multilateral development banks and the IMF have joined hands to seriously consider what they specifically can bring to the table in going from ideas to action. Here are 10 takeaways from last week's major #Fin4Dev conference in Addis Ababa.
There is room for improvement on integrating the environmental aspects of the SDGs with national development processes.
ADB and 5 other multilateral development banks, along with the International Development Finance Club, have taken another step forward in standardizing the way we track climate finance for adaptation. The move is a welcome advance in improving the transparency and targeting of future funding.
How can CSOs contribute meaningfully to the new SDGs, and how can the post-2015 agenda support civil society’s development efforts over the next 15 years? Here are 5 ways.
Working in partnership with civil society is critical to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda.
As world leaders gather this weekend in New York to officially adopt the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 6 questions come to mind.
Social protection is moving up in the global development agenda with good reason. Sweeping social and demographic changes will be an unstoppable driver of demand for governments to provide social protection—as will widening wealth gaps, economic crises, and, especially in Asia and the Pacific, the increased severity of natural disasters.
A focus on inclusion in the new SDGs is vital for Asia and the Pacific, where inequality has risen some 20% in the past two decades, and around 1.4 billion people live under $2 a day.
ADB and the world’s largest youth organization will work together together on the post-2015 development agenda.
Recently, someone from one of our developing member countries commented that ADB is too small, slow and self-centered. This assessment might sound harsh, but the numbers speak for themselves.