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.
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.
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.
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.
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.