Aktuell

Startseite: What's New

Broad consensus, paltry results

By Bodo Ellmers

The UN Forum on Financing for Development (FfD) 2021 was the first FfD forum held as planned since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis. Accordingly, the expectations were high. Development finance is currently facing a triple challenge: to mitigate the humanitarian crisis, funds for an acute crisis response are needed – for example, to finance universal access to vaccines through the COVAX-facility, or for social protection measures. To mitigate the further divergence between countries, resources must be made available for economic stimulus programmes in the Global South [...]

World in Progress: Five Years of SDGs - little progress so far

"Deutsche Welle"-Interview with Jens Martens (GPF)

In September 2015, all countries decided to reach 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030. Five years into the agenda, there's little to celebrate and lots to do. Real political commitment to transformation is still lacking, while many push for change around the globe, says economist Jens Martens (GPF).

Read more

Publikationen

Startseite: Publications

Financing Sustainable Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond - An analysis and assessment of innovative policy options

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations (UN) estimated that developing countries needed an extra US$ 2.5 trillion in external finance to cope with the consequences of the crisis. This vast sum is needed because additional spending needs – for example on health services and social protection – coincide with a simultaneous collapse of all traditional sources of development finance: tax revenue, export earnings, migrant remittances, foreign direct investment and, to a lesser extent, also official development assistance (ODA). In order to discuss how these finances could be [...]

Shifting policies for systemic change

Lessons from the global COVID-19 crisis

This is the fifth edition of the report Spotlight on Sustainable Development. Since 2016, we have published this report annually to assess not only the implementation of the 2030 Agenda but also the structural obstacles in its realization.

When we started to plan for this year’s report in Autumn 2019, mass protests were shaking a growing number of countries in various regions of the world. In Ecuador, Brazil, Chile and Argentina, in Egypt, Lebanon, and in India, millions of people took to the streets to demonstrate against the prevailing policies.

[...]

Unser Netzwerk

Social Watch
Womans Major Group
Eurodad
Corporate Accountability
Global Tax Justice
Netzwerk Steuergerechtigkeit
Konzernmacht beschränken
netzwerke
Treaty Alliance
Plattform Globale Gesundheit
Treaty Alliance
Reflectiongroup
Geneva Global Health Hub
lieferkettengesetz.de
FFD Group

Newsletter

Bleiben Sie informiert - abonnieren Sie unseren Newsletter.
The subscriber's email address.