The success of the post-2015 development agenda depends on adopting global goals for sustainable development and on designing a robust accountability system.
Recent discussions around the post-2015 development agenda have highlighted that many of the 169 targets require better clarification.
This paper (endorsed by 137 civil society organisations) summarises our recommendations for concrete changes that could be made at the summit in Addis Ababa, under the six headings of the Monterrey
Presentation by Felix Dodds from the Associate Fellow Tellus Institute.
First, we question the inclusion of a chapter on technology, innovation and capacity-building in this draft, given there has been no equivalent chapter in previous FfD outcome documents.
The high profile of infrastructure and access to related services in the communiques of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at their annual meetings in late 2014 underscores the importance of this issue for development worldwide. Nowhere is lack of infrastructure more crucial and potentially transformational than in sub-Saharan Africa.