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Gender Equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific: Baseline and Pathways for Transformative Change by 2030

ADB and UN Women : 2018

The report establishes a baseline for governments and policy makers to monitor and accelerate progress towards gender equality commitments in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs). It identifies data gaps and underscores the necessity of heightened urgency to improve production and use of gender statistics for evidence-based SDG localization. It also provides valuable insight into key...

Source: Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/461211/gender-equality-sdgs-asia-pacific.pdf

Tags: Gender

State of the Field Review: Fiscal Transparency and Accountability

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

This research note presents an analysis of lessons learned and key questions about future work from key actors in different countries which will assist fiscal transparency and accountability actors in the field, particularly civil society, in thinking critically about future strategies for transforming public finance in ways that improve the lives of poor and marginalized communities.

Source: International Budget Partnership

Link: https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/state-of-the-field-review-fiscal-transparency-and-accountability-2018.pdf

Tags: Fiscal Decentralisation

State and Region Governments in Myanmar

The Asia Foundation : 2018

This report provides a much needed update on the structures and functions of sub-national governance in Myanmar, identifying the key political, administrative, and fiscal opportunities and challenges presented by decentralization.

Source: The Asia Foundation

Link: https://asiafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/State-and-Region-Governments-in-Myanmar_New-Edition-2018_Eng.pdf

Tags: Decentralization

Gendered Land Development and Sustainable Development Goals

Transparency International : 2018

This paper argues that a holistic approach is needed for addressing the issues of land governance, women's rights and corruption, if the SDGs on land are to be achieved. It provides policymakers, practitioners and other stakeholders engaged in land governance with clear recommendations that will enable them to address corruption and gender inequality in relation to land issues, as specific...

Source: Transparency International

Link: http://files.transparency.org/content/download/2319/14298/file/2018_Report_GenderedLandCorruptionSDGs_English.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Information and Communications for Development: Data-Driven Development

World Bank : 2018

This report examines the topic of data-driven development, or how better information makes for better policies. The objective is to assist developing country firms and governments to unlock the value of the data they hold for better service delivery and decision making, and to empower individuals to take more control of their personal data. The chapters of the report explore different themes...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/30437/9781464813252.pdf?sequence=4&isAllowed=y

Tags: ICT for Development

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