Sustainable Development Goals: How Youth Friendly is the Open Working Group Outcome document?

The Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals released its draft outcome document on July 19, 2014. I find it quite interesting that the conceptual framework of the proposals made in the document is grounded in poverty reduction. Given the amount of theoretical and methodological work that has been undertaken since the adoption of the …

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MDGs and beyond: What’s in a post 2015 agenda for youth?

The Millennium Development goals (MDGs), a set of goals and targets to halve global poverty by 2015 were endorsed in the year 2000. With less than three years to the deadline, the UN’s latest MDG report suggests some developing countries are unlikely to meet the goals (although some progress was recorded in poverty and gender …

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