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Category: 2030 Agenda

The 2030 Agenda’s commitment to peaceful, just and inclusive societies – making it count

Peace is included as both a goal and a cross-cutting issue in the 2030 Agenda, but how can we ensure the framework actually makes a difference to people's lives? Anna Moller-Loswick explores effective implementation of the agenda in our latest blog.

Anna Möller-Loswick | 2030 Agenda, post-2015 | 7 December 2016

Sweet 16?

One year since the launch of the 2030 Agenda, Saferworld’s Robert Parker reviews global action on peaceful, just and inclusive societies.

Robert Parker | 2030 Agenda | 28 September 2016

Peace in Myanmar: Listen to the people  

Saferworld's Head of Asia Chris Underwood reflects after attending a International Peace Day event in Myanmar.

Chris Underwood | 2030 Agenda | 21 September 2016

Empowered Citizens: changing the landscape of local governance in Nepal

In a blog originally published for the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Saferworld’s Ashim Pandey looks at how open government can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Ashim Pandey | 2030 Agenda, Youth | 1 September 2016

Crowding out accountability: The follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda

Following her visit to the UN headquarters in New York, Anna Möller-Loswick reflects on some of the challenges as well as the greater role that civil society should play in the process. 

Anna Möller-Loswick | 2030 Agenda | 28 July 2016

Providing access to justice for all? Four lessons for the SDGs from past rule of law assistance

It is vital that the measures we use to gauge progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals offer the best possible chance of genuinely contributing to improved access to justice, argues Lisa Denney.

Lisa Denney | BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace, 2030 Agenda, Security and justice sector development | 7 March 2016

How the world plans to measure peaceful, just and inclusive societies: the IAEG report on Global SDG Indicators

In our latest blog Thomas Wheeler examines the recently released proposed global monitoring framework for the SDGs, and what this means for peace.

Thomas Wheeler | 2030 Agenda, post-2015, SDGs | 25 February 2016

Openness in Fragile Environments: the art of the possible

Head of Asia Programme Chris Underwood reflects on this weeks OpenGov Hub workshop in Washington.

Chris Underwood | Post-2015, Inclusive political processes, 2030 Agenda | 15 January 2016

Emerging themes on the 2030 Agenda in fragile states

Thomas Wheeler reports from a g7+ technical meeting in Nairobi on the challenges ahead for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Thomas Wheeler | Post-2015, Aid effectiveness, 2030 Agenda | 11 December 2015

Modelling fragility: Stepping towards universality

The universal focus and more nuanced conceptualisation of the OECD’s new states of fragility model is to be welcomed, says Thomas Wheeler. But we should remember improved aid flows are only one part of the solution to highly complex problems.

Thomas Wheeler | Post-2015, 2030 Agenda | 8 December 2015

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