MDGs & SDGs

 

John W McArthur. 2017. “How many countries could end extreme poverty tomorrow?” Brookings Future Development. 1 June.

John W McArthur. 2017. “The balancing act.” The Mark News. 20 March.

John W McArthur. 2017. “Lessons from an age of progress.” Project Syndicate. 17 March.

John W McArthur. 2017. “Canada: from exception to exceptional leader.” Vancouver Sun. 27 February.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2017. “Davos: We need a global operating reset to make the SDGs work.” Forbes. 17 January.

John W McArthur and Krista Rasmussen. 2017. “How successful were the Millennium Development Goals?” Brookings Future Development. 11 January.

John W McArthur and Krista Rasmussen. 2017. “Change of pace: Accelerations and advances during the Millennium Development Goal era.” Brookings Global Economy and Development working paper 97. January.

John W McArthur and Krista Rasmussen. 2016. “How close is the world to ending extreme poverty?” Brookings Future Development. 2 December.

John W McArthur and Krista Rasmussen. 2016. “How close to zero? Assessing the world’s extreme poverty-related trajectories for 2030.” Brookings Global Views No 6. November.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2016. “Can globalization be rescued from itself? The Global Goals as a path to sustainability” In 11 Global Debates. Brookings Institution. October.

Margaret Biggs and John W McArthur. 2016. “Mobilizing Canadian leadership on global sustainable development.” Policy Options. 27 September.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2016. “Links in the chain of sustainable finance: Accelerating private investments for the SDGs, including climate action.”  Brookings Global Views No 4. September.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2016. “Public-private problem-solving for the Sustainable Development Goals.” Paper for World Economic Forum, Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Development. July.

John W McArthur. 2016. “Was 2030 a PR success for the new Global Goals?” Brookings Future Development. 13 June.

John W McArthur. 2016. “How to end worldwide poverty by 2030.” GOOD Magazine. Issue 37 (summer).

John W McArthur. 2016. “Matrix multilateralism: Megatrends, the SDGs, and implications for the future.” Horizons. No.7, pp. 200-211.

John W McArthur and Eric Werker. 2016. “Developing countries and international organizations: Introduction to the special issue.” The Review of International Organizations. DOI: 10.1007/s11558-016-9251-2.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2016. “Ending rural hunger.”  Global Economic Symposium, Council of Global Problem-Solving.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2016. “Targeting efforts to end hunger by 2030.” Chicago Council on Global Affairs – Global Food for Thought. 19 April.

John W McArthur. 2016. No girl or woman left behind: A global imperative for 2030. Brookings Up Front. 7 March.

Margaret Biggs and John W McArthur. 2016. “Welcoming a new era of global development: Interview with Catherine Tsalikis.” OpenCanada.org. 25 January.

John W McArthur. 2015. “The first steps in Global Goal partnership and implementation.” Huffington Post Canada. 19 November.

Homi Kharas, John W McArthur, Geoffrey Gertz, Sinead Mowlds, and Lorenz Noe. 2015. Ending Rural Hunger: Mapping Needs and Actions for Food and Nutrition Security. Brookings Institution: Washington, DC.

John W McArthur. 2015. “Why 17 is a beautiful number.” Brookings – Future Development. 28 September.

John W McArthur. 2015. “15 million success stories under the Millennium Development Goals.” Brookings – UpFront. 24 September.

John W McArthur. 2015. “Canada’s challenge in the new Global Goals.” Ottawa Citizen. 24 September.

John W McArthur and Christine Zhang. 2015. “Who Talked (and thought) about the Millennium Development Goals?” Brookings Institution: Brooke Shearer Working Paper No. 4. September.

Related blog: John W McArthur and Christine Zhang. 2015. “Who pays attention to global development goals?” Brookings – Future Development. 9 October.

John W McArthur. 2015. “Tackle these three issues and extreme poverty will be history.” Huffington Post. 1 September.

John W McArthur. 2015. “Agriculture’s role in ending extreme poverty.” In The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty. (edited by Laurence Chandy, Hiroshi Kato and Homi Kharas). Washington, DC: Brookings Press. pp. 175-218.

John W McArthur. 2015. “What happened at the Addis financing for development conference?” Brookings – Up Front blog. 21 July.

John W McArthur and Homi Kharas. 2015. “7 projects pointing the way to sustainable development finance.” World Economic Forum: Agenda. 13 July.

Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Development. “Addis plus much more: The scope of global FfD actions in 2015.” World Economic Forum. July.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2015. “Bringing the social compact to life.” Blog of the UN’s Third International Conference on Financing for Development. 1 July.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2015. “The hunger game: How to end global malnutrition.” Foreign Affairs. 16 June.

John W McArthur. 2015. “An apology to support global development.” Brookings – Up Front blog. 21 May.

John W McArthur. 2015. “What does the past tell us about the future? Possibilities for child survival in 2030.” Brookings – Health360 blog. 7 May.

John W McArthur. 2015. “Seeds of a ‘green revolution’ in Africa?” Brookings – Future Development blog. 4 May.

John W McArthur. 2015. “Kudos for Shanta: How to Appreciate the 2002 Costing Paper.” Brookings – Future Development blog. 6 March.

John W McArthur. 2015. “150 Days to Development Finance Success.” Brookings – Future Development blog. 13 February.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2015.  “Nine Priority Commitments to be Made at the UN’s July 2015 Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.”  Brookings Global Views Policy Paper 2015-01. February.

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2014. ” Three Breakthrough Agreements Will Underpin the Post-2015 Global Agenda.” Brookings UpFront. 9 December.

John W McArthur. 2014. “The Origins of the Millennium Development Goals.” The SAIS Review of International Affairs. Vol 36, No 2 (Summer-Fall), pp. 5-24.

Douglas H Brooks, Kaushal Joshi, John W McArthur, Changyong Rhee, and Guanghua Wan. 2014. “A ZEN Approach to Post-2015 Development Goals for Asia and the Pacific.” Ecological Economics. Vol 107 (November), pp. 392–401. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.09.015

John W McArthur and Christine Zhang. 2014. “Six Things to Know About Child Survival Since 2000.” Brookings UpFront. 29 September.

John W McArthur. 2014. “Seven Million Lives Saved: Under-5 Mortality Since the Launch of the Millennium Development Goals.”  Brookings Institution. Global Economy and Development Working Paper 78. September.

John W McArthur. 2014. “Taking stock of Canada’s new global health pledge.” Ottawa Citizen. 4 June (print edition: 5 June).

Homi Kharas and John W McArthur. 2014. “Mobilizing Private Investment for post-2015 Sustainable Development.”  Brookings – Up Front. 27 May.

Prabhat Jha and John W McArthur. 2014. “Three easy ways Canada can improve the health of new moms and kids.” The Globe and Mail. 23 May.

John W McArthur. 2014.  “A New Vision for Global Sustainable Development.” World Economic Forum: forumblog.org. 7 March.

Hiroto Arakawa, Sasja Beslik, Martin Dahinden, Michael Elliott, Helene Gayle, Thierry Geiger, Torgny Holmgren, Charles Kenny, Betty Maina, Simon Maxwell, John W McArthur (chair), Mthuli Ncube, Ory Okolloh, Zainab Salbi, Mark Suzman, Virgilio Viana, and Jasmine Whitbread. 2014. Paying for Zero: Global Development Finance and the Post-2015 Agenda. World Economic Forum. March.

John W McArthur. 2014. “How Much Aid for Basic Needs to 2030? Some Very Coarse Numbers.” Brookings Institution (online). 6 February.

John W McArthur. 2013. “23 months for the world to get organized.” World Economic Forum: forumblog.org. 16 October.

John W McArthur. 2013. “Can we slash poverty and starvation by 2015? Yes, if we get to work.” The Globe and Mail. 25 September.

John W McArthur. 2013. “Asia’s local leaders could play key role in global accountability.” South China Morning Post. 12 August.

John W McArthur. 2013. “Redefining Accountability Abroad.” Ottawa Citizen. 21 July.

John W McArthur. 2013.  “To End Poverty Worldwide, Fix African Agriculture First.”  The Globe and Mail (online). 29 May.

John W McArthur. 2013. “The Declaration of the Millennium Development Goals.” Brookings Institution (online). March 6. Updated 30 November 2013 version available here  under revised title, “The Origins of the Millennium Development Goals: Frequently Asked Questions.”

John W McArthur. 2013. “Own the Goals: What the Millennium Development Goals Have Accomplished.” Foreign Affairs. Vol 92, No 2 (March/April). pp. 152-162.

John W McArthur. 2013. “A Guide to the Post-2015 Debates.” OpenCanada.org (online). February 4.

Douglas H Brooks, Kaushal Joshi, John W McArthur, Changyong Rhee, and Guanghua Wan. 2013. “A ZEN Approach to Post-2015: Addressing the Range of Perspectives across Asia and the Pacific.” Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series, No. 327. January.

John W McArthur. 2012. “Rethinking Global Development Goals.” Stanford Social Innovation Review. Fall 2012. pp. 19-20.

John W McArthur. 2012. “Jim Kim’s Deepest World Bank Challenge.” Brookings Institution (online). July 20.

John W McArthur. 2012. “Asia is Crucial to Ending Poverty.” Bangkok Post. May 28.

John W McArthur and Mark Malloch Brown. 2012. “Sustainable Development for Fighting Poverty.” In “The Rio+20 Multistakeholder Dialogues: First Reactions from World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council Experts.” Informal Discussion Paper.

Ernest Aryeetey, Daniel Esty, Edwin Feulner, Thierry Geiger, Daniel Kaufmann, Andreas Kraemer, Marc Levy, John W McArthur (chair), Robert Steele, Anand Sudarshan, Andy Sumner, and Mark Suzman. 2012. “Getting to Zero – Finishing the Job the MDGs Started.” World Economic Forum: Geneva.

John W McArthur. 2010. “A New Spirit of Partnership for the Millennium Development Goals.” Testimony Submitted to the United States Congress’ House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight. July 27.

John W McArthur and Dennis Snower. “Creating Employment, Eradicating Poverty and Improving Social Welfare.” 2010. In Everybody’s Business: Strengthening International Cooperation in a More Interdependent World.  Report of the World Economic Forum’s Global Redesign Initiative. Geneva, Switzerland: World Economic Forum, pp. 211-276.

John W McArthur. 2010. “Reframing the Global Movement to End Extreme Poverty.” Monday Developments. June.

John W McArthur. 2009. “Remember Our Promises.”  The Ottawa Citizen. 27 November.

John W McArthur and Jeffrey D Sachs. 2008. “Training for the Profession of Sustainable Development: Educational Requirements for Practical Imperatives.” In Report on Higher Education in the World, 2008 (edited by Peter Taylor). Global University Network for Innovation.

International Commission on Education for Sustainable Development Practice. 2008. Commission Final Report. (Co-author and editor; Served as Commission Co-chair. Executive Summary available here.)

John W McArthur, Jeffrey D Sachs, and Guido Schmidt-Traub. 2005. “Response to Amir Attaran.” PLoS Medicine. Vol. 2, Iss. 11, p. e379.

John W McArthur, Jeffrey D Sachs, and Guido Schmidt-Traub. 2005. “Millennium Development Goals ‘not doomed to fail’.”  SciDev.net. 13 September.

John W McArthur and Guido Schmidt-Traub. 2005. “Bringing 2015 to 2005: Implementing the Millennium Development Goals Today.” International Aid & Trade Review. pp. 10-14.

Jeffrey D Sachs, John W McArthur, and Guido Schmidt-Traub. 2005. “A European Development Fund for the MDGs.” Revamping Development Efforts: An Assessment of Development Policy in the EU. European Policy Centre Issue Paper No. 36, pp. 21-24.

John W McArthur, Jeffrey D Sachs, and Guido Schmidt-Traub. 2005. “What It Will Take to Meet the Millennium Development Goals.” Sustainable Development International.

John W McArthur. 2005. “Ensuring Adequate Resources to Meet the MDGs.” In Irrelevant or Indispensable? The United Nations in the 21st Century (edited by Paul Heinbecker and Patricia Goff). Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, pp. 63-75.

Jeffrey D Sachs and John W McArthur. 2005. “8 is Enough.” International Atomic Energy Agency Bulletin. Vol. 47: 1, pp. 8-12.

Jeffrey D Sachs, John W McArthur, and Guido Schmidt-Traub. 2005. “Le projet du Millénaire pour les OMD: objectifs et approche methodologique au plan national.” In L’Afrique et les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement (edited by Ahmed Rhazaoui, Luc-Joël Grégoire, and Soraya Mellali).  Paris: Economica, pp. 487-514.

Jeffrey D Sachs and John W McArthur. 2005. “Promises Are Not Enough.” The Globe and Mail. 22 April.

John W McArthur. 2005. “The 0.7 Percent Solution.” The National Post. 25 February.

Jeffrey D Sachs and John W McArthur. “The Millennium Project: A Plan for Meeting the Millennium Development Goals.” 2005. The Lancet. Vol. 365, pp. 347-53.

UN Millennium Project. 2005. Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals. Overview. Final Report Submitted to the UN Secretary-General. Earthscan: New York. (Served as Lead Editor among 32 co-authors. Report subsequently submitted by Secretary-General Kofi Annan to UN General Assembly.)

UN Millennium Project. 2005. Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals. Full Report. Final Report Submitted to the UN Secretary-General. Earthscan: New York. (Served as Lead Editor among 32 co-authors.)

Jeffrey D Sachs, John W McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, Michael Faye, and Gordon McCord. 2004. “Ending Africa’s Poverty Trap.” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity.  Vol. 1, pp. 117-240.

Jeffrey D Sachs, John W McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, Michael Faye, and Gordon McCord. 2004. “Millennium Development Goals Needs Assessments for Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda.” UN Millennium Project Working Paper. September 2004. (Background paper to: Sachs, Jeffrey D, John W McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, Michael Faye and Gordon McCord. 2004. “Ending Africa’s Poverty Trap.” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. 1: 117-216.)

Jeffrey D Sachs, John W McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, and Michael Faye. 2004. “Millennium Development Goals Needs Assessments: Country Case Studies of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda.” UN Millennium Project Working Paper. January 2004.

Michael Faye, John W McArthur, Jeffrey D Sachs, and Thomas Snow.  2004. “The Challenges Facing Landlocked Developing Economies.” Journal of Human Development. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 31-68

John W McArthur and Jeffrey D Sachs. 2004.  “Priorities for Meeting the Millennium Development Goals.” Global Future. First quarter, pp. 1-2.

United Nations Development Programme. 2003. Human Development Report 2003: The Millennium Development Goals – A Compact Among Nations to End Human Poverty. New York: Oxford University Press. (Contributing author.)

United Nations Development Programme.  2003. “The Millennium Development Compact.” (Served as co-editor of joint publication of the Human Development Report Office and the Task Force Coordinators of the UN Millennium Project). Also published in: United Nations Development Programme. 2003. Human Development Report 2003: The Millennium Development Goals – A Compact Among Nations to End Human Poverty. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 15-25.

John W McArthur and Jeffrey D Sachs. 2003. “A Millennium Development Strategy for Achieving Poverty Alleviation and Economic Growth.” Background paper for the UNDP Human Development Report 2003.