The post-2015 development agenda will be universal in terms of objectives, goals, commitments and actors. The implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals shall bring about a soft revolution in the way development cooperation has been carried out for the last decades. The universal character of the new development agenda will challenge the traditional roles performed by developed and developing countries. This new landscape, envisaging an ambitious worldwide mobilization, might trigger a new era in development cooperation. (Read paper)
Hadil da Rocha Vianna is the current Undersecretary General for Cooperation, Culture and Trade Promotion of the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil.