The first research conference on Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals and Targets held on February 16-17, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.The event was organized by Southern Voice on Post-MDGs International Development Goals in association with Think Tank Initiative (TTI).

Members of international development and research communities from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America convened to discuss various issues centered around the core themes of the conference which includes: shaping of the international development agenda for post-2015 period; identification of implementation challenges of the post-2015 agenda and understanding national implications for implementing post-2015 international development goals.

The conference also provided a platform for Southern Voice research grantees to present their papers and invite inputs form other participants. Dr. Ebere Uneze presented a paper titled 'Exploring Domestic Financing Options for Post-2015 Development Agenda in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries'.