Blog examines potential of global development agenda For greater than a 10 years, the global discussion about development offers been dominated by the Millennium Advancement Goals , Stewart Patrick, a senior fellow and director of this program on international organizations and global governance in the Council on Foreign Relations, writes in the Council's The Internationalist blog page, noting, The global advancement community is currently debating what should replace the MDGs if they expire in 2015. He highlights a written report, titled Post-2015 Development Agenda: Goals, Indicators and Targets, released lately by the Canada-based Middle for International Governance Technology , and details 11 goals suggested by the survey's authors to displace the existing MDGs .