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Arne Bartelsman

Arne Bartelsman

Arne Bartelsman is a former assistant knowledge broker for the Post-2015 dossier at the Broker. He has a Bachelors in Economics and Politics from the University of York, UK, and a Masters in International Relations from the University of Amsterdam. Before joining the Broker, Arne did internships at Pharmaccess and the Dutch embassy in Buenos Aires. His fields of interest are international politics, human rights and Latin America.

The reality of the ‘Mexican moment’ – A closer look at Mexico and the post-2015 development process

There’s a new kid in town. Mexico is more than ever opening itself up to the world and ready to play an important role in the post-2015 development agenda. Desiring to once again be the bridge between the West and Latin America, Mexico has been very active in the preparatory activities so far, providing input on numerous issues around the Sustainable Development Goals.

A menu lacking in courage – Report of the expert committee on development financing misses brilliant opportunity

The report of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing, launched on 8 August 2014, has missed an important opportunity to accomplish a breakthrough on the pressing questions of development finance.

Too big to succeed? – The dilemma of how to involve middle-income countries in the post-2015 discussion

Middle-Income Countries are threatened to be left out of the post-2015 agenda, as their group size and heterogeneity make it difficult to find a common advocacy strategy. Even though 75% of the global poor live in MICs, the heterogeneity and joint group size of these countries make it impossible to identify a clear set of common challenges. This hinders their ability to effectively position themselves on the international development agenda.

Latest updates on the post-2015 process

In October, several events will be hosted concerning the post-2015 process. A selection of key events is presented in the table below. The Broker will update you on some of the most relevant events.

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