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Youth Engagement in Realm of Local Governance: Opportunities for Peace?

Marjoke Oosterom : 2018

An interest in young people has gained significant traction in both policy and academic circles over the past ten years, partly informed by the correlations between ‘youth bulges’ and large numbers of unemployed youth and a country’s instability. While local governance might be an entry point for youth participation, little is documented about the specifics of young people’s participation in...

Source: Working Paper 508, IDS and SDC

Link: https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/13550/Wp508%20Online.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Local Governance

Budget Management Analysis in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Improved Service Delivery

World Bank : 2017

The role of public financial management (PFM) as a contributory factor in improving service delivery and stimulating economic progress is getting greater attention in the sector-related literature. A robust PFM can provide an enabling environment for improving service delivery and promoting economic growth even at sub-national and local levels. This report acknowledges that PFM and other...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/29350/122977-WP-PUBLIC-Final-KP-Budget-Mgt-Analysis-Report.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Public Finance

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2017: Measuring SDG progress in Asia and the Pacific: Is there enough data?

UNESCAP : 2018

This paper reviews the availability of data on all proposed global SDG indicators for Asia-Pacific countries and is prepared based on data from the SDG indicators Global Database. It attempts to identify data gaps for regional SDG progress monitoring and for priority setting in statistical capacity building by a range of relevant stakeholders.This paper is one of the components of the...

Source: UNESCAP

Link: http://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/ESCAP-SYB2017.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Decoding Data Use: How do Leaders Source Data and Use it to Accelerate Development?

Masaki, T., Custer, S., Eskenazi, A., Stern, A., and Latourell, R. : 2017

This report reveals reveals what 3500 leaders from 126 countries have to say about the types of data or analysis they use, from what sources, and for which purposes in the context of their work based on data gathered through a survey. It offers insights to help funders, producers, advocates, and infomediaries of development data understand how to position themselves for greater impact.

Source: AidData at College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virgnia, USA

Link: http://docs.aiddata.org/ad4/pdfs/Decoding_data_use--How_do_leaders_source_data_and_use_it_to_accelerate_development.pdf

Tags: Policymaking

New Perspectives in E-government and the Prevention of Corruption

Basel Institute on Governance : 2017

Does e-government have an impact in reducing corruption? Do e-government solutions sufficiently take private sector perspectives into account to maximize its potential for addressing corruption risks? This paper addresses these and additional questions about the dynamic between governments and the private sector with respect to harnessing e-governance tools for corruption prevention....

Source: Basel Institute on Governance

Link: https://www.baselgovernance.org/sites/collective.localhost/files/publications/wp_23_web.pdf

Tags: Anti-Corruption

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