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Monrovia - High Level Panel meeting on Post 2015

The UN Secretary-General's High Level Panel on Post 2015 conducted its third meeting in Monrovia from 30 January to 1 February 2013.  The theme:  "National Building Blocks for Sustained Prosperity".  Panel members discussed development, economic transformation and national growth.  Civil society activists met for two days prior to the high level panel, before presenting its recommendations to the panel members.

A lot has been written about this meeting  -- and if you've been following the process, you likely received dozens of emails about it.  On this post, we aim to share some of the key analysis, documents and resources.  We hope this will be useful to campaigners as we continue to lobby and mobilise for The World We Want.


  • Vision Statements from Children, Youth, Women, Aged & Disabled and Farmers/Workers/Traders (summary)

Online Resources

  • Ask Africa Now provides daily write-ups and summaries of the three-day civil society meetings.
  • NGLS offers a summary of both the civil society and official meetings.

Additional Background

Articles and Analysis

  • Liz Ford, Deputy Editor of The Guardian's Global Development website filed several stories from Monrovia, including:

MY World

MY World is a global poll asking people about the issues that make the most difference in their lives.  Preliminary results were presented to the High Level Panel in Monrovia.  The number one issue to date:  access to a good education.

Read more about MY World and how it can be conducted at events as well as online.  The next set of results will be presented at the Bali HLP meeting in late March.