What to Watch at the BRICS Summit in Brazil
The meeting of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa this week highlights the potentially positive role the group could play in revitalizing the global system of partnerships and alliances to tackle the challenges of the 21st century.
Applying Universal Goals to the United States
Report One of the most innovative elements of the emerging post-2015 global development agenda is a focus on universality. What would that mean in the United States?
Is Local Spending Better?
Report By better defining the rationale behind procurement reform, increasing transparency, and using current mechanisms to expand its partner base, USAID can greatly increase its partnerships with local institutions while also building support for this critical reform within the U.S. development community.
'Smart power', where development and defence meet
The Department of State, Department of Defense, and USAID need greater co-operation to tackle conflict and poverty in the world.
Tackling Tax Havens
Wholesale tax evasion, particularly in the developing world, can have devastating effects.
Atrocities Prevention Board
Report With the Atrocities Prevention Board having just completed its first anniversary, it's time to take a look at its accomplishments, challenges, and potential for growth.
The World in 2030
John Norris writes about why the U.N. goal to end extreme poverty by 2030 might be achievable.
John Podesta on the U.N. Post-2015 Development Agenda
Video In this video, Center for American Progress Chair John Podesta, who served on the U.N. High-Level Panel, discusses the panel's recommendations to eradicate poverty and transform world economies through sustainable development.
First chapter for ending extreme poverty
It is critical that all nations strive to meet the goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030.
Twitter Town Hall on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
CAP Chair John Podesta held a Twitter town hall to take questions on the High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda on April 8, 2013.
We can end poverty, but the methods might surprise you
John Podesta and Casey Dunning write about the importance of smart social safety nets in growing out of poverty.
The Millennium Development Goals Are Working
John Podesta writes about how the Millenium Development Goals are working and how we will continue to pursue the achievement of them.
Sustainable Security Project and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
The Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative is broadly engaging with many actors regarding the work of the U.N. High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and conducting targeted research and analysis to help advance progress in creating a more prosperous, connected, and resilient world.
Ending Extreme Poverty in Our Time?
John Norris explains how the United States can work with its allies to end extreme poverty in the next two decades.
Inclusive Economic Growth: Increasing Connectivity, Expanding Opportunity, and Reducing Vulnerability
Issue Brief We must take steps to ensure that the global economy allows the global population to thrive.