INTERATIONAL SOCIETY FOR POVERTY ELIMINATION ECONOMIC ALLIANCE GROUP
Achieving AAAA, SDG and COP21 Outcome Document Vision and Words with Action Agenda by 2030 in 193 Member States – Part 3
His Excellency Mr. Andrej Logar, Chairperson of the 70th General Assembly Second Committee and Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations, is convening informal consultations with NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC on the agenda and work of the Second Committee on 22 October 2015, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in Conference Room 2, at the United Nations Headquarters. A summary of the proceedings will then be made available to Member States in advance of the draft GA resolutions to be tabled later this month to be negotiated in November & December.
The NGO consultations will follow a consultation among Member States scheduled for Friday, 9 October, 3 - 6 pm, where they discussed how the methods of work of the GA Second Committee may be harmonized with the objectives of the 2030 Agenda, together with the agendas of ECOSOC and GA Third Committee, to eliminate overlaps and duplication. Based upon the results of the Member States consultation on 9 October, a discussion paper by DESA will be prepared in preparation for the consultation with ECOSOC NGOs on 22 October.
This innovative step in the Second Committee represents a unique opportunity for civil society to share its distinctive perspective and concrete inputs to Member States’ deliberations on the Committee’s agenda and work in order to better respond to the challenges of implementing the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
This nomination process seeks candidates as speakers to address either of the following questions:
1. How can the Second Committee ensure that its work is in line with the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?
2. How should the agenda of the Second Committee look like in the coming years?
A Call has also been made to interested persons to provide brief and concrete written contributions, which will be posted on CSONet. We prepared Part 1 in response to the Call and in time for consideration at the 9 October meeting and we started by expanding the Questions:
Expanded Questions addressed in Part 1
1. How can the Methods of Work of the GA Second Committee be effectively Aligned and Harmonized with the objectives of AAAA, SDG, COP21 Outcome Document, together with the Agendas of ECOSOC and all remaining GA Committees – 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 to eliminate overlap and duplication?
2. How should the Agendas of ECOSOC and GA Committees 1 – 6 look like in the coming years 2016 – 2030?
We prepared Part 2 for consideration at the Wednesday meeting of 14 October 2014, based on additional information available to us. We are following up with Part 3. The Three Papers can help enrich the work of GA Second Committee and other Village to Global Stakeholders towards achieving increasing convergence between revised AAAA, revised SDG and COP21 Outcome Document Vision Intention and Reality in each Community in each Local Government in each of the 193 Member States that is Interlinked, Interconnected and Interdependent with work towards achieving increasing convergence between Agenda 21, UNSDS 2015 Outcome Document, Synthesis Report, Data Revolution Report, World Development Report of the World Bank Group - WDR 2004 (Public Sector Management, PSM), WDR 2008 (Agriculture), WBG New PSM (2011), WDR 2014 (Risk Management), WDR 2015 (Attitudinal and Behavioural Change), FAO Conference on Hunger and Poverty Program of Action 1995 etc Vision Intention and Reality in each Community in each Local Government in each of the 193 Member States.
Outcome UNSDS 2015
World Leaders adopted the SDG at the Summit. The 6 Interactive Dialogues intended to help 193 Member States answer SDG How questions ended up working HARDER doing the same old things in the same old ways and getting the same old results – more answers to SDG What and Why questions and no answer to SDG How questions.
The Summit needed to have worked SMARTer doing new things in new ways to get new results. ISPE / EAG is probably the only Organization that made practical submissions on ways and means of finding answer to SDG How questions, fully implementing these answers with effective monitoring and evaluation of this implementation in each Community in each Local Government in each of the 193 Member States.
At the Agenda's adoption, several high-level representatives and celebrities noted that commitments are not enough, even though they are a necessary step to solutions, and emphasized the need to go beyond political will.
Heads of State and Government and other high-level officials made broad statements of support for the new agenda, such as the US' commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and noting this will require addressing “bad governance,” inequality including women's rights, and climate change. More specifically, leaders announced commitments belonging to three broad categories: financial commitments; commitments related to national planning processes and implementation; and commitments related to specific areas covered by the 2030 Agenda.
Leaders also outlined specific commitments on anti-corruption, education, humanitarian aid, ending hunger and achieving food security and improved nutrition, health, infrastructure, and youth.
Now that the commitments have been made, at both the collective global level, and the individual national level, the critical question is: will these commitments lead to implementation and make a difference for people, planet, prosperity, partnerships and peace, in the “five Ps” of the Agenda? Will they make a difference in the lives of elders, men, women, youth and children – over 4 billion worldwide: who suffer, struggle and live and strive to overcome absolute poverty and chronic poverty?
The translation of commitments into practice, and their ability to make a real difference on the ground, will depend on various factors, especially political will and leadership, ownership, financing, capacity, data availability and quality, transparency, inclusiveness and accountability. In the view of Abhijit Banerjee, the for this year's session of the UN General Assembly Second Committee (Economic and Financial), translating the Agenda into impact depends not only on financial resources but also on the “intellectual space” and capacity of countries and institutions to innovate, which includes creating simple but low-cost initiatives that increase the impact of pre-existing programmes and projects. If the plethora of ideas presented by government leaders for the three-day Summit in New York in September 2015 is an indication, the Agenda may get off to a good start.
However, this good start will turn to FLUKE should relevant UN Family Organization and 193 Member States authorities downplay the fact that the endorsed AAAA and SDG is currently Vision and Words without Action; that converting these into Vision and Words with Action demand urgent answer to AAAA and SDG How questions and that errors made in the AAAA and SDG Processes are not repeated in COP21 Process hence need for Roadmap to Paris that correct all flaws and failures in AAAA and SDG while delivering COP21 Outcome Document that is Vision and Words with Action.
GA Second Committee and remaining Eleven GA Committees – Central Role
The GA currently has 6 Main Committees –
Disarmament and International Security Committee (First Committee), Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee), Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee (Third Committee), Special Political and Decolonization Committee, (Fourth Committee) Administrative and Budgetary Committee (Fifth Committee), Legal Committee (Sixth Committee).
We have in Part 2 suggested need to create six new Main Committees – Environmental Sustainability Committee (Seventh Committee), Corruption and Service Delivery Committee (Eight Committee), Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (Ninth Committee), Attitudinal and Behavioural Change Committee (Tenth Committee), Transparency, Accountability, Citizen and Stakeholder Participation Committee (Eleventh Committee) and Data and Development Communication Committee (Twelfth Committee) and that the work of all 12 Committees need to be aligned and harmonized.
The dialogue below underline need to fully involve the above 12 GA Committees in the Design and Delivery of Policy, Program, Project Interventions, 3PIs and 3PIs Training as One within each Action Agenda Item in revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21, UNSDS 2015 Outcome Document, Synthesis Report, Data Revolution Report, World Development Report of the World Bank Group - WDR 2004 (Public Sector Management, PSM), WDR 2008 (Agriculture), WBG New PSM (2011), WDR 2014 (Risk Management), WDR 2015 (Attitudinal and Behavioural Change), FAO Conference on Hunger and Poverty Program of Action 1995 etc in each Community in each Local Government in each of the 193 Member States.
In response to The World Centre for Sustainable Development, WCSD, Rio + Centre Blog Post on the Topic Countdown Day 17 – SDG 1: No Poverty, we made the following comment on 28 September 2015:
If UNSDS 2015 is to be Effective Action and Not Empty Talk, then UNSDS Outcome Document should demonstrate and be seen to demonstrate shift from talking and thinking to solutions and action.
To help ensure that this shift occurs, we suggest WCSD undertake critical review of the article -
Should WCSD assessment confirm that indeed the article has many good ideas and pertinent suggestions, which adopted by UNGA can help achieve increasing convergence between SDG Vision and Words with Action Intention and Reality in each Community in each Local Government in each of 193 Member States, we suggest WCSD consider taking the following specific action steps:-
1. Endorse the article and request UNNGLS to circulate the endorsed article to all World Leaders, 193 Member States and other Participants attending 28 September meeting.
2. Underline need for Integrated Sustainable Solutions – Political Solutions, Cultural Solutions, Economic Solutions, Financial Solutions, Social Solutions, Environment Solutions, Peace Solutions, Security Solutions, Religious Solutions and Moral Solutions; to Design and Delivery of each Action Agenda Item in AAAA and SDG applicable to specific Village to Global location context.
3. Urge all World Leaders, 193 member States and other Participants attending 28 September meeting to recognize that Political Solutions is Master Key to unlocking remaining 9 Integrated Sustainable Solutions.
4. Urge UNGA to pass resolution calling on each of the 193 Member States to adopt recommendations in the article and go further to establish immediately National Integrated Economic Reform Program, NIEReP for the implementation and evaluation of domesticated AAAA and SDG Vision and Words with Action, aligned with National Development Plan through National Reform Bureau working with Reform Implementation Unit in each Ministry, Department and Agency, whose activities are coordinated by Steering Committee on Reform and National Council on Reform within complimentary Sub-national, National, Sub-regional, Regional and Global Master Multi Stakeholder Partnership Platforms.
There are Bright Prospects of success, if the right thing is done at the right time.
There are Bright Prospects of success, if the right thing is done at the right time.
WCDS, Rio + Centre response 15 October 2015: We agree in this era change is only possible when everyone is involved. You are playing a key role in advancing the poverty agenda and constructive input can only enrich common goals. We encourage your continued contributions in order to shape our future.
Also in response to The World Centre for Sustainable Development, WCSD, Rio + Centre Blog Post on the Topic Countdown Started - SDG 17: Partnership for the Goals, we made the following comments on 23 and 24 September 2015:
It is interesting that we are the first to comment since this Post on 9 September. We are concerned that AAAA and SDG is each Vision and Words without Action; that AAAA did not answer How questions yet it is the Pillar of SDG MoI. We are more concerned that UNSDS has been scheduled to seek answer to SDG How questions in 6 interactive dialogues that would then feed into SDG that would be endorsed by World Leaders 28 – 30 September.
Is it realistic to expect that answer to SDG How questions that were not found in 9 months can be found in 3 days? Can SDG endorsed based on forced or failed answer to How questions succeed on sustainable basis? Why the RUSH to endorse SDG that is Vision and Words without Action and that put cart before horse?
Is it not in Global Interest to kick start fair answer to SDG How questions with UNSDS and continue the Global Dialogue in ways that establish effective Link between each Community in each of 193 Member States and UN Headquarters to arrive at fair answer to SDG How questions that World Leaders can now endorse November or December 2015?
Is achieving increasing convergence between WCSD Vision intention and reality not dependent on effectively addressing all points raised in Twitter Advocacy #DPINGO, #post2015, #speakerconf?
Can inequality and other issues of importance to WCSD be effectively addressed when UN Entities including UNSDN are not serious and not sincere in addressing “For Inclusion. For Equality. For People. 2015 – Time for Global Action” campaign issues as evidenced by UNSDN refusal to publish our Post simply because it is too blisteringly truthful? Will you also do the same by blocking this Post? or take corrective steps by getting UNSDN and relevant UN Family Organization authorities to do the Right Thing and on time?
WCSD, Rio + Centre Response 15 October 2015: The concept of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was proposed for the first time during the Rio+20 Conference in 2012. After months of global consultations and negotiations the SDGs, or global goals, were framed and intended to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This work was undertaken and finalized at the end of the MDGs and in combination with the General Assembly which was the optimal time for presentation and adoption of the SDGs. This brings continuity for long term development and guidance to our Sustainable Development for the next 15 years. We recognize that as in any human enterprise nothing is perfect, especially on a global scale, but the SDGs do provide a clear direction for future development. In countries, landing the SDGs will be more aligned with national priorities and that gives flexibility to countries to act. In terms of implementation, even if the AAAA was perfect, SDGs implementation would still require strong political commitment from both government and people. This ongoing dialogue and consultation should continue to help countries implement the SDGs. Your organization can play a key role.
Leading to UNSDS focusing on answer to SDG How questions starting tomorrow, there are so many fundamental issues to be addressed, it is not possible to arrive at fair answer to SDG How questions. Global Policy Watch in its latest Report Partnership Funding within the UN System raise many interesting points that coincide with our position on this matter.
Please find link to ISPE / EAG Policy Briefing #8 in which we have called on World Leaders to postpone endorsement of SDG by 3 months to allow for fair answer to SDG How questions through Global Dialogue leading to adoption of SDG that is Vision and Words with Action by November or December 2015.
The Blog include link to the Global Policy Watch Report.
We have raised serious issues of serious business demanding the serious attention of WCSD, UN Family Organization including WBG and IMF, 194 Member States, CSOs’ and Partners.
It is in Global Interest that endorsement of SDG is postponed to November or December 2015. The bright prospects of success could be squandered should World Leaders adopt SDG that is Vision and Words without Action based on forced or failed answer to SDG How questions..
God Bless UN Family Organization.
WCSD, Rio + Centre Response 15 October 2015 : The timing of approving the SDGs should be linked to the SG assembly agenda. This timing takes advantage of having all world leaders together at the assembly. It is nearly impossible to have all world leaders meet twice a year and this meeting will be an opportunity to deal with logistics issues. The hard work of drafting this agenda has already been a long process, starting in March 2013 and finishing in August 2015. Presentation of the SDGs in connection with the SG assembly agenda will ensure the full participation of all interested parties. Furthermore, timely
General Partnership – Multi Stakeholder Platforms, MSPs’.
We undertook Study finding on Nature of Consortiums / Partnerships. The Partnership Models dug up in this Study opened a can of worms. The Study highlighted the following points:-
1. Partnership Scorecard in North: Few Good Partnerships, Many Flawed Partnerships, Many Failed Partnerships.
2. If this is the level of Partnership weaknesses - flaws and failures, in the North given Evidence provided, one wonders what the situation is in the South. Partnership Scorecard in South likely to be worse if a study on Partnerships is done in South Countries.
3. Implication of (1) and (2) is that if Study is done today MDG 8 – Develop of a Global Partnership for Development, Scorecard for 2000 – 2014 likely to be Few Good Partnerships, Many Flawed Partnerships, Many Failed Partnerships. SDG 17 Design does not appear to have learnt any lessons from MDG 8 flaws and failures.
4. (1) and (2) underline the need for appropriate Partnership Model for revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP 21, Agenda 21 etc such as the type of Partnership Model proposed by ISPE / EAG.
5. If Lessons Learnt are Actually Learnt, then Building Bridge between Lessons Learnt and Lessons Forgetting will Produce Scorecard in the next 5 years and beyond of many Good Partnerships, Few Flawed Partnerships, Few Failed Partnerships.
The Study also highlighted the issue of Donors entering into Partnership Agreements towards executing their Assignments. This Study underlined need to separate between:-
a) Donor / International Institution / Government Agency Partnership Agreement with individual Suppliers.
b) Donor / International Institution / Government Agency Partnership Agreement with multiple Suppliers individually selected by it to work together as a Team.
c) Donor / International Institution / Government Agency Partnership Agreement with consortium of Suppliers Joined Up in a Single Bid, without any contribution towards forming the consortium by it.
ISPE / EAG 2000 Study Report Finding is that in the Nigeria Bureau of Public Enterprises – Government Agency responsible for the National Privatization Program, the success rate with Partnership Agreement (a) was High; Partnership Agreement (b) was Medium; Partnership Agreement (c) was Low. 15 years later, Study finding today provide evidence on Partnership Agreement (c) that coincides with the year 2000 Study Report Finding.
Going by Common Definition of Goals, Targets and Indicators set out in NEHAP Documents, MDG 8 is not a Goal but an Indicator. The Target for this Indicator: Develop a Global Partnership for Development, could have been Develop a Global Partnership for Development by 2005 in each MDG Thematic Area Agenda Item such as the Thematic Areas Agenda Items set out in ISPE / EAG War on Poverty Document.
This gives National and Global MDG Stakeholders on Developed Countries, Developing Countries and International Institutions sides, 5 years (2000 – 2005) to develop the Partnerships and this in turn gives the Neighborhood to Global Partnerships 10 years (2005 – 2015) to help achieve all MDG Goals and Targets. The MDG Goals are in reality 2 – Reduce Poverty and Reduce Environmental Degradation.
The intention of MDG 8, is High Partnership Agreement (3), with or without above clarification. The implication is that there is a need to examine select Models dug up such as the Oxford University Model; On Think Tanks 10 Recommendations and the UK Cabinet Office Models to see how their combined strengths could be increased and their combined weaknesses could be reduced in ways that help achieve increasing convergence between MDG 8 Intention and Reality. The NEHAP Pilot Program supported by relevant National and International Development Cooperation Stakeholders seek to nurture and grow such Consortium Partnership from Neighborhood to Global levels through the Partnership Framework set out in this Paper.
The probability of achieving Goals and Targets of End Hunger and Poverty by 2025 and 2030 respectively or at all or indeed any other International Development Cooperation Goals and Targets on set date or at all, without Many Good Partnerships – Neighborhood to Global; Partnership Agreement (c) is Low. SDG 17 needs to address this fundamental issue if it is to succeed where MDG 8 failed.
The High Score in Partnership Agreement (a) needs to be taken with caution, given the overall International Development Cooperation Scorecard in the 1st 50 years of International Development Cooperation (1960-2009) and 5 years into 2nd 50 years of International development Cooperation 2010-2059).
International Development Cooperation Scorecard
The International Society for Poverty Elimination (ISPE) /Economic Alliance Group (EAG), in Policy Briefing #8 highlight the findings of the first 50 years of the International Development Cooperation Scorecard (1960-2009). The grades given for Policy, Program, Project implementation were rated “1/3 ‘good’; 1/3 ‘flawed;’ and 1/3 ‘failed.’” Policy, Program, Project evaluations were rated similarly by respondents as being 1/3 ‘good’; 1/3 ‘flawed;’ and 1/3 ‘failed.’”
Reflecting on the past six years, during the second 50 years of International Development Cooperation (2010 – 2059), the ISPE/EAG senior officers conclude that lessons relating to global Development Cooperation appear not to have been learned. The Scorecard in 2015 remains essentially unchanged.
Leading up to the SDG Summit in September 2015, the Briefing authors asserted that, unless “village to global stakeholders jointly agree to face new direction and adopt new priorities” by “addressing all fundamental issues,” the same scores may be repeated by the SDG 2030 target date, and possibly become skewed more toward the ‘flawed’ and ‘failed’ sides by 2059 - the end of the second 50 years of International Development Cooperation. A ‘high risk’ planet and people situation that is entirely preventable.
The Briefing authors main argument is that if the SDG targets are to be met by 2030 then all stakeholders involved in the implementation and evaluation of “domesticated SDGs in their respective Community, Country or Region” need to ensure that the SDGs are aligned with respective National Development Plans in each of the 193 UN Member States. There is, therefore, an urgent need for all relevant “village to global stakeholders to jointly work by 2030 towards achieving Scorecard grades that rate Policy, Program, Project implementation at least at “90% ‘good’; and ideally less than 5% ‘flawed’ and 5% ‘failed.’ ” Correspondingly, the grades given for Policy, Program, Project evaluation should be at least at “90% ‘good’; and ideally less than 5% ‘flawed’ and 5% ‘failed.’”
The key lies in building capacity and enacting “transformative change” at local, national, regional and global levels, guided by the UN: revised SDGs, revised AAAA and COP21 Outcome Document indicators and corresponding criteria (2016- 2030). In 2015, the stage for global initiatives to promote "integrated approaches to the interconnected economic, social and environmental challenges confronting the world" has been set.
Now really is the time to for all stakeholders “to jointly focus on building the triangular relationship between health and nutrition, education and training, and enterprise and jobs aligned with National Development Plans that turn SDG 'vision and words into action' in each of the 193 UN Member States.”
Sustaining the planet and its people for future generations depends without question on these global commitments.
Rights Approach to Implementation and Evaluation of AAAA, SDG, COP21 Outcome Document etc
It is encouraging that UN has taken a Rights Approach to implementing revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP 21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21 etc. It is disappointing that WBG has rejected a Rights Approach to doing same. All UN Family Organization Members including WBG and IMF must take Common Rights Approach to implementing and evaluating revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP 21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21 etc as first step in getting all 193 Member States and their National and International Development Cooperation Partners to do the same. A Rights Approach and Value Orientation Approach are Key Components of a Business Unusual Approach without which achieving revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP 21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21 Vision Ambitions in 193 Member States will be a Mirage.
Fighting and Winning Wars and Battles
The Solutions to Root Problems in revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21, Synthesis Report, Data Revolution Report, select WDRs’ etc are:-
1. Correct Consultative Research; Diagnostic Studies; Prescription; Surgery and Recovery Management; CRDPSRM.
2. Fight and Win War on Poverty, Hunger, Disease and Environmental Degradation (PHDE) Battle Against Arrogance, Ignorance, Indifference, Incompetence, Indiscipline, Injustice, Intolerance, Insincerity, Inequality, Interference, Impunity and Corruption (A10IC).
Policy, Program, Project Interventions within CRDPSRM, War on PHDE and Battles Against A9IC will be undertaken within 4 Initiatives:-
1. Spiritual Initiative
a) Spiritual Deliverance (Christian; Muslim; Traditional; others as applicable in specific Community)
b) Spiritual Development (Christian; Muslim; Traditional; others as applicable in specific Community)
c) Family Database (Christian; Muslim; Traditional; others as applicable in specific Community)
2. Anti Conflict Initiative
a) Conflict Prevention
b) Conflict Resolution
3. Empowerment Initiative
a) Economic Empowerment
b) Political Empowerment
4. Development Initiative
a) Physical Development Master Plan
b) Economic Development Master Plan
c) Human Resources Development Master Plan
d) Strategic Talent Management Database.
War on PHDE and Battles Against A10IC need to be fought and Won in each Community from Neighbourhood to Global where the 25 Root Problems of Community Economies as applicable and the 7 Root Problems of Implementing Study Reports are tackled on successful and sustainable basis.
The War on Poverty in Nigeria, Africa, UK, Europe, USA and rest of the World – War on PHDE and Battles Against A10IC can be WON if relevant stakeholders adopt New Priorities and face New Direction. Positive Change in this regard can start from Citizens and Universities in both Developed and Developing Countries across our World today.
In view of the above, there is a need for all who genuinely believe that Dream of Nigeria, Africa and World without Poverty can be a reality to join like minds in the establishment and operation of a Poverty Elimination Platform focusing the MOVING FORCE towards achieving needed TRANSFORMATION from Village to Global levels in all Countries – Developed and Developing in our World today.
To achieve this there must be:-
1. Selection of Reform Adviser and Global Coordinating Consultant to UNGA on Achieving revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21, WDRs’ etc Vision and Words with Action Agenda by 2030 in 193 Member States.
2. Selection of One Worldwide Approach to implementation and evaluation of revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21, WDRs’ etc Policy, Program, Project Interventions, 3PIs and 3PIs Training as One from Village to Global levels in each of the 193 Member States.
3. Establishment of Master Multi Stakeholder Platform, MSP and MSPs covering all Stakeholders in each Action Agenda Item in revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21, WDRs’ etc Policy, Program, Project Interventions, 3PIs and 3PIs Training as One from Village to Global levels in each of the 193 Member States. Each MSP will speak 6 UN Official Languages.
4. Establishment of Multidisciplinary Professionals Community of Practice on Poverty Elimination and Environmental Sustainability covering all Disciplines in each Action Agenda Item in revised AAAA, revised SDG, COP21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21, WDRs’ etc Policy, Program, Project Interventions, 3PIs and 3PIs Training as One from Village to Global levels in each of the 193 Member States. Each MSP will speak 6 UN Official Languages.
About ISPE / EAG
Lanre and colleagues have for over twenty years made great sacrifices, demonstrated uncommon zeal and exceptional patriotism in continuing constructive engagement of relevant sub-national, national and international stakeholders, to jointly focus on comprehensive systemic solutions to our real and complex national political, economic, social, security, cultural and religious problems on the ground.
In this period we have been working spiritedly towards helping to make Nigeria, Africa, UK, Europe, US and World Hunger and Poverty history and in record time. In this period also, our Lanre Rotimi (Nigerian) and Dr. Hellmut Eggers (German) have created 3PCM, Policy, Program, Project Cycle Management Approach to Benefits focused National and International Development Cooperation – the most advance such Approach in our World today. 3PCM has been tried and tested, the Biggest Test so far in NIPOST 2000 – 2001.
3PCM uses Living Strategy or Communication Strategy and so it is Dynamic and continuing to improve daily. Glorious Heights reached by NIPOST at the time has NEVER been equalled even when NIPOST later received Technical Support from Netherlands / Dutch Postal Administration. We have built considerable expertise, experience and exposure in Nigeria, UK and EC that bring Whole of Nigeria, Africa, UK, Europe, US and World Thinking to bear in finding practical solutions to all identified complex systemic problems in Nigeria, Africa, UK, Europe, US and World, fully implementing the solutions and effectively monitoring and evaluating this implementation in ways that achieve increasing convergence between National and Global Development Cooperation Goals and Targets Intention and Reality and on scheduled dates.
International Society for Poverty Elimination, ISPE, Volunteer Organization, is a Member of Economic Alliance Group, EAG. EAG has the following additional Members:-
1. AR & Associates Limited, Strategy and Development Cooperation Consulting Firm – Research, Planning, Statistics, Implementation, Monitoring, Evaluation, Assessment, Learning, Results, Advocacy.
2. EAG - CLEAR, Centre for Learning in Evaluation and Results, Evaluation Organization
3. EAG - CDPM, Centre for Development Policy Management, Research Organization
4. EAG – FTS / FFS, Farmers Training School / Farmer Field School, Food and Agriculture Organization
5. EAG – ETS / EFS, Enterprise Training School / Enterprise Field School, Entrepreneurship Development Organization
6. EAG – PSA / PSE – Public Service Academy / Public Service Exchange, Public Administration Organization
EAG is neutral in promoting and protecting Sub-national, National and International Development Cooperation. EAG work towards supporting Developed Countries Governments; Developing Countries Governments; International Institutions / International Foundations / Donors; Organized Communities – Neighbourhood to Global; Media – National and International to JOINTLY Build National and Global Collective ACTION for achieving Increasing Convergence between National and Global Development Cooperation Goals and Targets Intention and Reality and on schedule dates.
The core business of the Group is the provision of Services for Strategic Management of Complex National or International or both National and International Development Change Processes under Blended Volunteer Services and Commercial Services Arrangement.
AR has been in business since 1993 but registered in Nigeria in 1995. ISPE has been in business operating as Economic Alliance International (EAI) since 2002 but registered in Nigeria in 2007. EAG – CLEAR; EAG – CDPM; EAG – FTS; EAG – ETS; EAG – PSA are for now domiciled in AR.
EAG has in the past 20 years spent over US$2 Million (N300 Million) to Develop the 3PCM Approach as well as its National and Global Development Cooperation Practical Solutions under Blended Volunteer Services and Commercial Services Arrangement within which we provided the Nigeria Federal Government alone Consultancy Services worth over UK Pounds 10 Million (N2.5 Billion) Free of Charge. This is Evidence that we do not have purely Commercial Interest but are Motivated by Service to Humanity as the Best Work of Life, hence two of our Slogans – Let Us Work Together to Benefit Together and …Building a Brighter Future as we Configure our World.
Sustainable Solutions to Poverty, Hunger, Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and related problems including Corruption and Terrorism on the ground in Developed and Developing Countries exist. Ability to successfully implement these solutions with effective monitoring and evaluation of this implementation exist or can be acquired. However, the Big Challenge is the Willingness to successfully implement these solutions with effective monitoring and evaluation of this implementation. Tackling this Big Challenge is essentially issue of Changing Attitude and Behaviour at Scale that the ongoing consultations to find answer to AAAA, SDG and COP21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21 etc How questions need to effectively address and in ways that meaningfully connect each Community in each Local Government in each of the 193 Member States to UN Headquarters.
The Roadmap to Paris will be more productive and result oriented if Structured and Organized produce COP21 Outcome Document that is Vision and Words with Action thus avoiding Error in AAAA and SDG and in ways that effectively address overarching Goals of Poverty Elimination and Environmental Sustainability from the Dimensions of Trade, Aid, Debts and Corruption with focus on Level 1. Implementation Solutions Level 2. Follow Up and Review Solutions Level 3. Capacity Building – Individual Level - Hard Competences: Learning and Skills and Soft Competences: Character, Courage and Mindset; Institution Level – Resources and Processes empowering the Individual to deploy Competences towards achieving Corporate Goals and Environment Level – Political, Economic, Social, Cultural, Security and Religious Space for Institutions and Individuals to Thrive on Chaos, CommWSDS as well as Communication for WSDS.
There is a need to appreciate that UN, WBG, IMF, 193 Member States Governments and Partners need Technical Support from Consultant with required Competences that can help each of the AAAA, SDG and COP21 Outcome Document etc Stakeholders Stake-holders to correctly identify where they are now (A); where they need to be to achieve AAAA, SDG and COP21 Outcome Document Goals and Targets by 2030 (B) and How to move from (A) to (B).
The Bright Prospects of Success implementing revised AAAA, revised SDG and COP21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21 etc could be squandered if the needful is not done on time. This is because all necessary arrangements to identify and fill gaps in AAAA and SDG; prevent such gaps in COP21 Outcome Document and press forward to fully implement revised AAAA, revised SDG and COP21 Outcome Document, Agenda 21 etc and effectively monitor and evaluate this implementation from Village to Global levels in each of the 193 Member States to achieve Global Goals Targets by 2030 cannot be left to happen on their own but need to be discussed, negotiated and established and without delay.
The ultimate consequences of failure to achieve 2030 Agenda Targets in each of the 193 Member States could be catastrophic. This is avoidable should World Leaders take positive Action on ideas and suggestions set out in Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and supporting documents – available upon request.
We are willing to offer a more detailed information / clarification as directed by GA Second Committee and or other relevant UN Authority.
International Society for Poverty Elimination / Economic Alliance Group
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Email: email@example.com 16 October 2015.