The Participate initiative provides high quality evidence on the reality of poverty at ground level, bringing the perspectives of the poorest into the post-2015 debate.
Participate co-Director, Joanna Wheeler reflects on the United Nations process to design a new development framework when the MDGs expire in 2015. She looks at how and why the world's poorest citizens need to participate in deciding this new development agenda.
Searching for dialogues: Convergences and divergences around the Millennium Development Goals and the post-2015 global development agenda
Carlos Cortez Ruiz, member of Participate's Partcipatory Research Group, gives an overview of his experience engaging with the United Nations dialogues with civil society around the construction of a post-2015 development agenda. He trusts that governments, international organisations, the private sector, the civil society and all citizens work together to achieve change.