High-level Panel on Post-2015 meets Civil Society in Monrovia, Liberia
The third meeting of the 27-member High-level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda opened 30 January, in Monrovia, Liberia. During the three-day meeting, co-chaired by the Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia and the UK Prime Minister David Cameron, Panel members will discuss national growth, economic transformation, and development. On the first day of the meeting, High-level Panel members met with sixty civil society representatives from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and the Arab regions. Although the details of what a new post-2015 development framework should look like, how it should be implemented and by whom it should be shaped are still unclear and under debate, Ask Africa Now the African CSO Secretariat for post-2015 underscores that a bold new approach is emerging that begins with the recognition of the tremendous work that civil society organizations are carrying out worldwide in terms of empowering and uniting citizens towards social justice and governmental accountability.

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