While the UN High Level Panel report has been praised for its comprehensiveness and ambition, it is also criticized for avoiding more difficult political issues like inequality.▶
The deadline for the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is approaching. A number of actors from the UN, regional organizations, academia, the private sector and civil society are involved in drawing up a post-2015 framework, which...▶
The UN’s two-day event on water issued a call for a Post-2015 development framework that is less fragmented than the process of formulating the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and is integrated with the sustainable development agenda. So far,...▶
The contributors to ‘Prioritising Water’ offered a wide range of sometimes detailed recommendations on how the post-2015 agenda should address the key challenges discussed during the debate. Below we take a look at these recommendations in the con...▶
In two years’ time, the MDGs will come to an end. They will be replaced by a new post-2015 development agenda, which will set new global development targets. The Broker online debate 'Prioritising water after 2015’ has made a strong plea to r...▶
Due to the relationship between water and current global challenges, such as global trade regulation, food and energy security, environmental sustainability and conflict resolution, the formulation of the post-2015 development goals requires a coh...▶
The Broker is launching an online consultation on the role of water in the soon to be determined post-2015 development agenda. This consultation will bring together a range of inspiring people from different backgrounds – including academics, entr...▶
Saskia Hollander is director of knowledge management at The Broker and programme coordinator and knowledge manager for INCLUDE, the Knowledge Platform on Inclusive Development Policies. She holds a PhD in political science from Radboud University Nijmegen. She previously worked at the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) and the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV). Her professional interests include democratic institutions, the quality of democracy, political participation, and political and economic inequality.