A HUB FOR IDEAS, DEBATE AND RESOURCES ON HOW THE WORLD IS DOING ON INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Rounding off our series on political voice, Duncan Green looks at gender rights and what needs to be done to turn global progress in this area into national policies. He outlines the concept of 'power within', arguing that empowerment must start in the heart and mind of the individual.
ODI's William Avis discusses corruption and the other issues that are mobilising a diverse Indian electorate during the current elections.
Constitution-building processes can be key opportunities for the participation of once marginalised groups in democratic processes but recent examples illustrate the lack of focus on including the economically marginalised in these debates, writes Sumit Bisarya
For Afghan voters, the true test of the 2014 elections is whether they help to secure a peaceful transition, or whether in fact they contribute to future insecurity, writes Anna Larsson.
The new think tanks in the Arab world carry a heavy responsibility in terms of deepening the region's reform agenda to add weight and authority to the voices pushing for change, writes Nabila Hamza.
Transparency and accountability initiatives need clearly defined theories of change and context-specific analysis of what really makes government officials tick if political voice is to have true meaning, writes Ruth Carlitz.
ODI and BBC Media Action joined forces to host a debate on elections and accountability, with four panellists from the world of political journalism and communications.lections and accountability: what role for the media?
Post2015.org has launched a blog series that aims to bring a southern perspective to debates around the international development goals that will replace the MDGs.
Protests can play a critical role in raising citizen’s consciousness and encouraging populations to force their governments to listen explains Development Progress researcher, Craig Valters.
BBC Media Action's James Deane explains why donors should place a higher priority on understanding the role of media and embedding support strategies that maximise the media’s positive role and diminish its negative impact.