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Compendium of National Institutional Arrangements for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs : 2017

This compendium of national institutional arrangements for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aims to capture the gist of those actions in the institutional dimension in a simple common framework for 64 countries which presented their Voluntary National Reports (VNRs) in 2016 and 2017 including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Philippines. By reflecting the...

Source: United Nations

Link: http://workspace.unpan.org/sites/Internet/Documents/UNPAN97468.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Local Governance and Access to Urban Services in Asia

Shabbir Cheema : 2018

This policy brief explores how democratic processes in local governance affect access to urban services in Asian cities, especially for marginalized groups. It outlines research findings that are applicable across countries at the city level including increasing the role and capacity of local governments, transparency and accountability to promote access to services, active participation of...

Source: Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School

Link: https://ash.harvard.edu/files/ash/files/283332_hvd_ash_cheema1_copy.pdf

Tags: Capacity Building

SDG 16 Data Initiative 2018 Global Report

SDG16 Data Initiative : 2018

This report aims to evaluate global progress towards realizing the 2030 Agenda’s promise of peaceful, just and inclusive societies. It provides governments, UN officials, and civil society stakeholders with a resource to help understand progress on SDG16 targets and an evidence base for them to identify gaps and shortcomings in both implementing and monitoring SDG16.

Source: SDG16 Data Initiative

Link: http://unsdsn.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-SDG16DI-Report-FINAL.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

The Role of Ombudsman Institutions in Open Government

Katharina Zuegel, Emma Cantera and Alessandro Bellantoni : 2018

This report examines the role Ombudsman Institutions (OIs) play in open government policies and practices. It also provides recommendations on how, given their privileged contact with both people and governments, OIs can better promote transparency, integrity, accountability, and stakeholder participation; how their role in national open government strategies and initiatives can be...

Source: OECD Working Paper on Public Governance No. 29

Link: https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/deliver/7353965f-en.pdf?itemId=%2Fcontent%2Fpaper%2F7353965f-en&mimeType=pdf

Tags: Accountability

Corruption Perceptions Index: Executive Summary

Transparency International : 2019

The 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories. It reveals that Asia-Pacific region is stagnating in the fight against corruption.The prevalence of weak democratic institutions, and a lack of laws and enforcement mechanisms are contributing to higher rates of corruption in the region. The region is also highly...

Source: Transparency International

Link: https://www.transparency.org/files/content/pages/2018_CPI_ExecutiveSummary.pdf

Tags: Anti-Corruption

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