- So it’s that time of year again: 193 member states convening in New York City for the UN General Assembly, this year (the 68th session) focusing on the post-2015 MDG agenda (and no doubt annoying New Yorkers for clogging up 1st and 2nd Ave’s).
- For Julie Bishop, the trip to New York will be her first as foreign minister. Worth a read is Dan Flitton's long piece based on his interview with Ms Bishop.
- Forgotten your eight MDGs? A visual primer from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, specially produced ahead of this year’s GA.
- So what does the world want in a post-2015 MDG world? Read The World We Want, the report from UNDG’s global consultations (1 million people, 88 national consultations) over the past year.
- And what’s not being discussed next week at the General Assembly? Skoll World Forum hosts an online debate featuring range of experts, including the UN Foundation, Save the Childen and Huffington Post.
- The UN's global survey of citizens is still open if you want to give your view.
- Despite what is often written about the UN, it retains a strong global image, according to PEW Foundation.
- Away from the General Assembly, a new book on the failure of Jeffrey Sachs' plan to 'save’ Africa.
Given Wednesday's big news of the AusAID/DFAT merger, next week's Dev Links will be devoted to this subject. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any links to worthy analysis or commentary. In the interim, if you haven't already read Annmaree O'Keefe's analysis, here it is.