September marked the end of the Millennium Development Goals and the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We held a debate on the first steps needed to prioritise efforts to move beyond the status quo and launched a new flagship report outlining projections for each of the SDGs.
We held the UK launch of the flagship report 'The data revolution: finding the missing millions', with a panel debate on the data revolution, the importance of data for development and how the data revolution can be used to help the world's poorest people.
This three-day festival brought together more than 300 key actors working on development data, hailing from governments, international organisations, civil society, academia and the technology sector. Catch up with the event via the social stream.
International public finance will play a crucial role in putting the Sustainable Development Goals into practice post-2015. But given its changing nature, and the proliferation of new sources and mechanisms of development finance, how can it meet the challenges of our new era? To set the stage for these debates, ODI and a global coalition of partners hosted this conference in Accra, Ghana in March 2015.
A half-day seminar presented recent research on employment and development with a view to helping focus policy discussions in terms of how to better link these with policies to promote economic transformation, featuring research looking at progress that has been made as well as how we can sustain progress in the future.
This exhibition hosted at the Royal Geographical Society in February and in partnership with PhotoVoice showcased photographs and narratives by community members in China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nepal, Peru and Tunisia who were supported by PhotoVoice to share their views on what's working and why.