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Strengthening the Environmental Dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific: Stocktake of National Responses to Sustainable Development Goals

ADB : 2019

The stocktake report presents the results of a survey of 15 developing countries in Asia and the Pacific including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mongolia, Nepal, the Philippines and Sri Lankaregarding Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 12, 14, and 15.It identifies that at the country level, capacity needs to be strengthened, resources need to be...

Source: Asian Development Bank

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/481246/environmental-dimensions-sdgs-stocktake-report.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Global Youth Index: Key Findings

MiSK Global Forum and EIU : 2018

The index provides a measurement of conditions needed for youth development in 25 countries including India and Pakistan. It evaluates the drivers of youth development and access to opportunity across a range of factors for young people’s success in the future economy. The key finding of the index is the need for holistic and supportive youth policies and strong institutions for youth to...

Source: MiSK Global Forum and EIU

Link: https://gyi.miskglobalforum.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/GYI-Key-findings-paper-English-12-Nov-2018-final.pdf

Tags: Social Inclusion

Human Rights Watch World Report 2019

Human Rights Watch : 2019

This report shows that defending human rights remains a worthy imperative. It reviews human rights situation in 100 countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and Sri Lanka. It shows that while the terrain for the fight for human rights has shifted, with many long-time participants missing in action or even switching sides, effective...

Source: Human Rights Watch

Link: https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/hrw_world_report_2019.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

Gender Equality and Poverty are Intrinsically Linked: A Contribution to the Continued Monitoring of Selected Sustainable Development Goals


This discussion paper provides an updated analysis of gendered economic inequality in high- and middle-income countries. A review of the literature demonstrates that such an analysis needs to explicitly recognize that gender, poverty, and (economic) inequality are intrinsically linked. This paper shows considerable differences among 42 countries with respect to how likely women were to have...

Source: UN Women

Link: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2018/discussion-paper-gender-equality-and-poverty-are-intrinsically-linked-en.pdf?la=en&vs=4100

Tags: Gender

Bridging the Gap between Anti-corruption Advocacy and Technology: User Research, Insights, and Learning Strategies

Tin Geber and School of Data : 2018

This paper aims to identify strategies that could help bridge a training and skill-building gap which exists for transparency activists and investigative journalists in using sources, tools and technologies for effectively analysing the available data and advocating for more data openness in order to combat corruption and demand accountability.

Source: Hivos and School of Open Data

Link: https://www.openupcontracting.org/assets/2018/10/Bridging-the-gap-between-anti-corruption-advocacy-and-technology.pdf

Tags: Anti-Corruption

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