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This paper has been produced by Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future and CAFOD as part of their work on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The objective of this paper is to inform the debate about the need for convergence and coherence between the two primary processes which together constitute the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
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Stakeholder Forum in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and Business Fight Poverty organised on April 17 the event ‘Business and a Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda: Where Next’. The event discussed how the private sector is engaging with the current Post-2015 Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals process and brought together a diversity of organisations working on these issues in the private sector, NGOs, business associations, governments and research institutions.
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