Commitments of the past, present and future.
For the international development community,
2015 is the year that will make the future, with several major events determining
what should be achieved, how it should be achieved and how it will be financed.
New goals and commitments are in the works and a wild assortment of ideas are on
the table, but it is important to learn from the successes and failures of
commitments made in the past.
past commitments, 2015 is also a big year for the EU and its member states. In
1970 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution which stated “Each
economically advanced country will progressively increase its official
development assistance (ODA) to the developing countries and will exert its
best efforts to reach ...