Are the sustainable development goals useful?
One should recognise the Sustainable Development Goals as a political tool for the international community to better achieve the goals of development economics using a... Read More
The future of the United Nations Development system
There remain many flaws in the UN Development System, arising from the bureaucratic waste typical in any multilateral agency. But because there is no money... Read More
Have we reached the end of international development?
As Trump’s administration looks set to slash the budget of USAID and May’s Conservative party debate the future of British donor support, what is the... Read More
Accelerating sustainable development toward 2030
Remaining true to the principles of participation and public-private partnerships, decentralized arrangements and federations for the management of development will emerge and institutionalize a constant... Read More
To implement Agenda 2030 in Africa, people must be at the centre
Developing partnerships between governments, citizens and the private sector is essential for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and nowhere is this more... Read More
Global bottom-up by 2030?
The United Nation’s post-2015 development agenda is an opportunity to be seized upon. Here are some ideas as to how.
Implementing the UN’s sustainable development goals
While there are no absolute preconditions to sustainable human development there are undoubtedly conditions conducive to such development. Enabling local communities to plan and implement... Read More
Participatory stimulus in the form of human development projects is ideally suited to help shorten recessions and promote growth by creating economic diversity and increasing... Read More
Can global development and local peacebuilding work together?
Can local peacebuilders become a crucial link between the international development industry and some of the most at-risk communities?
What should replace the UN’s Millennium Development Goals?
TransConflict is pleased to present a contribution to the debate on how to most effectively integrate peacebuilding and violence prevention into the post-Millennium Development Goals.