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What the Millennium Development Goals Have Accomplished

With just 500 days left before the Millennium Development Goals expire, it is important to acknowledge all that they have spurred the world to achieve.

By Annie Malknecht | Monday, August 18, 2014

Leaders of the BRICS countries meet in Russia

What to Watch at the BRICS Summit in Brazil

The meeting of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa this week highlights the potentially positive role the group could play in revitalizing the global system of partnerships and alliances to tackle the challenges of the 21st century.

By Molly Elgin-Cossart | Monday, July 14, 2014

Applying Universal Goals to the United States

book_alt2 icon Report One of the most innovative elements of the emerging post-2015 global development agenda is a focus on universality. What would that mean in the United States?

By John Norris, Molly Elgin-Cossart, and Casey Dunning | Monday, May 12, 2014

Is Local Spending Better?

book_alt2 icon Report By better defining the rationale behind procurement reform, increasing transparency, and using current mechanisms to expand its partner base, USAID can greatly increase its partnerships with local institutions while also building support for this critical reform within the U.S. development community.

By Casey Dunning | Monday, November 4, 2013

'Smart power', where development and defence meet

The Department of State, Department of Defense, and USAID need greater co-operation to tackle conflict and poverty in the world.

By John Norris and Annie Malknecht | Friday, October 18, 2013

Tackling Tax Havens

Wholesale tax evasion, particularly in the developing world, can have devastating effects.

By Akinyi Ochieng | Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Rwanda massacre

Atrocities Prevention Board

book_alt2 icon Report With the Atrocities Prevention Board having just completed its first anniversary, it's time to take a look at its accomplishments, challenges, and potential for growth.

By John Norris and Annie Malknecht | Thursday, June 13, 2013

The World in 2030

John Norris writes about why the U.N. goal to end extreme poverty by 2030 might be achievable.

By John Norris | Thursday, May 30, 2013

John Podesta on the U.N. Post-2015 Development Agenda

play_alt icon Video In this video, Center for American Progress Chair John Podesta, who served on the U.N. High-Level Panel, discusses the panel's recommendations to eradicate poverty and transform world economies through sustainable development.

By John Podesta | Thursday, May 30, 2013

First chapter for ending extreme poverty

It is critical that all nations strive to meet the goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030.

By John Podesta | Thursday, May 30, 2013

Twitter Town Hall on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

CAP Chair John Podesta held a Twitter town hall to take questions on the High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda on April 8, 2013.

By John Podesta | Thursday, May 30, 2013

We can end poverty, but the methods might surprise you

John Podesta and Casey Dunning write about the importance of smart social safety nets in growing out of poverty.

By John Podesta and Casey Dunning | Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The Millennium Development Goals Are Working

John Podesta writes about how the Millenium Development Goals are working and how we will continue to pursue the achievement of them.

By John Podesta | Friday, April 5, 2013

Sustainable Security Project and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative is broadly engaging with many actors regarding the work of the U.N. High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and conducting targeted research and analysis to help advance progress in creating a more prosperous, connected, and resilient world.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Ending Extreme Poverty in Our Time?

John Norris explains how the United States can work with its allies to end extreme poverty in the next two decades.

By John Norris | Thursday, February 14, 2013

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