With a balmy 2015 almost behind us (and 2016 set to be even worse), it’s time to sit back, stop tweeting for five minutes, and reflect upon the year that was. What were the Voices you wanted to hear most from Eurasia?
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The sustainable development goals have yet to be adopted; however, the first signs of changes in the way we work are already there. Here are five reflections on what we’ve learned so far in Moldova:
In our previous blogs, we reflected on the nature of development complexities that emerged as part of our foresighting exercise in Moldova. In this post, we will focus more on some of the specifics: What institutions should take the lead? What are the biggest institutional challenges?What are key recommendations?
We recently blogged about how we are planning with citizens to improve the institutions Moldova will need in the post-2015 future. Now, we want to look into the main challenges and impacts as seen by the participants in the survey we conducted using Futurescaper. In the three weeks it was live, Futurescaper brought a new… Read more »
Some time ago, in the first round of the national post-2015 consultations, citizens in Moldova told us about their aspirations. They spoke of finding decent work, wanting better social protection, and having more accountable governance. This will be all the more challenging in a world where rising energy and food prices, climate-related threats, emigration, and… Read more »
Pretty much every presentation on innovation we attended in the last couple of years (including our own!) at one point or another included the famous quote attributed to William Gibson that “the future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.” This has spurred us to look into a number of methodologies that… Read more »
2013 has turned out to be a particularly exciting year for UNDP in Albania. Earlier this year, the Future We Want campaign ran at full speed, with consultations being held with nearly 500 young people across the country about what they want their future to look like. We listened to the concerns expressed by young… Read more »
The last 40 years have been an unprecedented period of prosperity, growth and poverty alleviation around the world. Why, then, do we need a radical shift in the development agenda? Why do we need to establish new goals once the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire after 2015? “Because the economic model driving the world economy… Read more »
“Young people should play a central role in the formulation of the development agenda. People need to be more actively involved in the process of decision making for the country.” This statement is one of the responses voiced during Post-2015 national consultations in Kyrgyzstan, which began in late 2012. With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)… Read more »
Has poverty eradication and progress towards the Millennium Development Goals been satisfactory? What should global commitments look like after 2015? Heads of states will gather this week at the United Nations General Assembly to give a final push to the Millennium Development Goals and, for the first time, discuss what will replace them beyond 2015…. Read more »