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Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals to Accelerate Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: The Current State of Sustainable Development Goal Localization in Asia and the Pacific

Pytrik Dieuwke Oosterhof : 2018

This brief analyzes the progress of Asia and the Pacific in Sustainable Development Goal localization since the 2030 Agenda was implemented in 2015. It argues that a stronger push for promoting policy coherence, multilevel governance, and the concept of localizing the SDGs is required to make progress on achieving the SDGs.

Source: Asian Development Bank

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/472021/governance-brief-033-sdgs-implementation-2030-agenda.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Global Gender Gap Report 2018

World Economic Forum : 2018

The Global Gender Gap Report benchmarks 149 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four thematic dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, and Political Empowerment. 

Source: World Economic Forum

Link: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GGGR_2018.pdf

Tags: Gender mainstreaming

Advancing Sustainability Together? Citizen Generated Data and Sustainable Development Goals

Danny Lämmerhirt, Jonathan Gray, Tommaso Venturini and Axel Meunier : 2018

This research report examines different approaches to doing and organising citizen generated data, as well as how governments already engage with these types of initiatives. It identifies several concrete benefits for implementing and monitoring the SDGs, underlining the importance for public institutions to further support these initiatives.

Source: Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, Open Knowledge International and Public Data Lab

Link: http://www.data4sdgs.org/sites/default/files/services_files/Advancing%20Sustainability%20Together%20CGD%20Report_0.pdf

Tags: ICT for Development

Fiscal Futures: Scenario Thinking for Fiscal Transparency and Accountability

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, International Budget Partnership and Transparency and Accountability Initiative : 2018

The four stories presented in this booklet are the results of scenario building methodology to envision public finance in the year 2040 by reviewing assumptions, rethinking strategies, and imagining the future of public finance two decades from now. The stories are centered on the interplay of two main variables: democratic governance and civic engagement. Each of the stories compresses these...

Source: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, International Budget Partnership and Transparency and Accountability Initiative

Link: https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/fiscal-futures-scenario-thinking-for-fiscal-transparency-and-accountability-2018.pdf

Tags: Fiscal Decentralisation

The 2030 Agenda: An Unprecedented Statistical Challenge

Steve MacFeely : 2018

The paper provides a critical examination of the SDG indicators from a statistical perspective and outlines some measurement challenges. It notes that SDG indicators are only performance metrics as they inform whether a target is being achieved or not. However, it argues that relatively little discussion has addressed the additional data required to inform and design integrated policies in...

Source: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Link: http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/iez/14796.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

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