The Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015, to be replaced by a bigger and more complex set of goals and targets: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This page brings together all the research and comment on the SDGs from across the Overseas Development Institute.
Now, ODI reflects on the recent events – and those further back in history – to better understand what has happened in the country, and what it means for the future.
Why was this storm so catastrophic? Was the Philippines prepared for the disaster? How can international agencies, governments, and the public best help people in need? And what lessons can we learn from humanitarian responses to past disasters, including the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and 2010 Haiti earthquake?
As the United Nations General Assembly
convenes in New York, ODI is collecting views on what the future should hold
for the achievement of international development goals – both the present
Millennium Development Goals and the future goals being discussed to replace
The new Development Progress website is a hub for ideas, debate and resources on what needs to be done to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.
Looking to the future, the My World survey aims to capture people's voices, priorities and views about future development goals. More than 1 million people in 194 countries have participated so far, making this one of the biggest surveys ever carried out.
On the 17-18 June, leaders from the G8 countries will gather at Lough Erne in Northern Ireland. On the agenda are three key issues: advancing trade; ensuring tax compliance; promoting greater transparency.
In advance of the summit, ODI researchers will be responding to this agenda and providing an independent commentary on the Lough Erne accountability report, which reviews the G8's delivery against previous summit commitments.