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From an MDG World to an SDG/GPG World: Why the United Nations should embrace the concept of Global Public Goods

In this Development Dialogue Paper, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation’s Senior Advisor Bruce Jenks argues that introducing and implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) brings an opportunity to discuss the world’s response to global challenges and to rethink positions on global public goods (GPGs).

Local Perspectives on Inclusive Peacebuilding: a Four-country Case Study

This Development Dialogue paper summarises local perspectives on inclusivity in peacebuilding, gathered from consultations in Somalia, Timor-Leste, Liberia and Burma/Myanmar. It elaborates on a number of themes that recurred in several of the country contexts and ends by highlighting suggestions on how international peacebuilding actors can improve the chances of supporting inclusive and sustainable peacebuilding efforts.

The youth bulge in a greying world

This seminar paper asks, how do we ensure that the young and elderly are subjects and actors, not objects, of the new development agenda?

The 2015 Kofi Annan – Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture

Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas delivered the third annual Kofi Annan/Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture on ‘The Growing Challenges of Peace and Security in Africa: A West African Perspective’.

2015: Financing the UN Development System: Key emerging trends

This Development Dialogue paper draws attention to three key emerging and evolving financing trends that are of particular relevance to the UNDS: the growth of issue-based multi-agency pooled financing; the challenge of leveraging official development assistance (ODA); and the role of innovative finance.