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Following a handwashing program, children at a school in West Java Indonesia wash their hands – Sheryl Silverman / World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)
Chris Little
Friday 26th August, 2016

Ahead of World Water Week, authors from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) write on the crucial role that sanitation can play in sustainable development.

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First day back at school in Mongolia – Nick Farnhill (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)
Chris Little
Thursday 25th August, 2016

When looking to implement education reform, policy-makers and donors should pay close attention to political context argues Joseph Wales. He looks specifically at DFID's new RISE programme and outlines the lessons that can be taken from development progress research on national level education progress.

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Boys playing football in Mogadishu – AU-UN IST PHOTO / STUART PRICE (Public domain via Flickr)
Chris Little
Tuesday 9th August, 2016

What do the African Union's agenda for 2063 and the SDGs mean in a changing development landscape on the continent? Fortunate Machingura looks at how the regional dynamics are evolving.

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Dan, a community health worker, logs details of malnourished children to record their recovery - KUAP Pandipieri - CC BY-NC-ND
b.tritton
Tuesday 9th August, 2016

There is now an overwhelming consensus that much of the data with which governments, companies and civil society organizations make decisions are flawed. However, this does not mean governments should turn away from data-driven policy-making, argues ODI Managing Director Claire Melamed.

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School students benefited by PROMER, a program for the improvement of education in rural areas of Argentina. Photo: Nahuel Berger / World Bank
Chris Little
Wednesday 3rd August, 2016

Emma Samman showcases our interactive exploration of data on intersecting and intra-household inequalities.

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Helen Clark at Early action to leave no one behind: delivering for the world’s poorest people
b.tritton
Wednesday 20th July, 2016

Read UNDP Administrator Helen Clark's speech delivered at the  High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development side event held by Development Progress: Early action to leave no one behind: delivering for the world’s poorest people.

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A boy studying the Quran in Djenné, mali – UN Photo/Marco Dormino (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)
Chris Little
Monday 11th July, 2016

Elizabeth Stuart writes for the blog of the UN High-Level Political Forum on what can be done in the first 1000 days of the #SDGs to kickstart progress on leaving no one behind, giving practical examples of early action and past successes.

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Young refugees in Minawao camp in northern Cameroon. In sub-Saharan Africa, nearly 30 million children of primary school age are out of education - Andrew Harnik/A
b.tritton
Monday 11th July, 2016

Early action on the sustainable development goals is desperately needed – without it, they may become impossible to achieve

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 Las obras de construcción del proyecto de ampliación del Canal de Panamá. Panamá. Foto: Gerardo Pesantez / Banco Mundial (Creative Commons con licencia a través de Flickr)
Chris Little
Friday 8th July, 2016

Javier Surasky, Coordinador del área de Investigación y Análisis del Cepei, un centro de investigación en Colombia, escribe sobre la relevancia de nuestro informe sobre los ODS en América Latina y el Caribe para la región y cómo puede ser utilizado como un sistema de alerta temprana en aquellas áreas de los ODS que requieren acción urgente

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Construction works for the Panama Canal expansion project. Panama. Photo: Gerardo Pesantez / World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)
Chris Little
Friday 8th July, 2016

Javier Surasky, Research and Analysis Coordinator at Colombia's CEPEI think tank, blogs on the relevance of our new report on the SDGs in Latin America and the Caribbean for the region and how it might function as an early warning system for where urgent action is needed on the SDGs. 

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