2015 is the target year for the Millennium Development Goals, marking both the end of an ambitious 15-year effort to improve the lives of the world’s poorest, but also a time for new beginnings, with opportunities to refocus, renew and revitalize the approach of successive global development initiatives. The post-2015 sustainable development agenda aims to build upon and expand the unfinished work of the Millennium Development Goals, and to adopt a broader perspective that includes all countries. The report of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2014, emphasizes the importance of poverty eradication, environmental sustainability, inclusive growth, equality and a people-centred agenda for sustainable development. The SecretaryGeneral’s synthesis report on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda, The road to dignity by 2030: ending poverty, transforming all lives and protecting the planet, describes a renewed paradigm for sustainable development based on six elements: dignity, people, prosperity, planet, justice and partnership. A sense of optimism prevails – now is the time to take inequity more seriously and create a world where every person enjoys a basic standard of well-being.
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