Forging a New Global Partnership for Cities in the Post-2015 and Climate Agenda
The clock is ticking for the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs, a set of eight global development targets whose expiration date hits in 2015. What will replace those targets, processes and priorities as the global development community moves into the critical decades ahead? The so-called Post-2015 Development Agenda is the process — already well underway — by which a vast array of stakeholders, led by the UN and its associated agencies and partners, has set out to define the global development framework that will succeed the MDGs and guide international efforts to cope with an array of interrelated crises, from urban poverty to climate change. Read more.