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Switched On: Youth at the Heart of Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

UNESCAP : 2015

This report seeks to contextualize challenges related to youth development and proposes recommendations from a broader perspective. it also endeavours to promote understanding of and action on youth issues as they feature in the categories of people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnerships.

Source: UNESCAP

Link: https://yptoolbox.unescapsdd.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Switched-On.pdf

Tags: Social Inclusion

Transformations to Sustainability

Ian Scoones, Andrew Stirling, Dinesh Abrol, Joanes Atela, Lakshmi Charli-Joseph, Hallie Eakin, Adrian Ely, Per Olsson, Laura Pereira,Ritu Priya, Patrick van Zwanenberg and Lichao Yang : 2018

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight how transformations to sustainable economies and societies are a major global challenge. This Working Paper offers a brief overview of different conceptual approaches to transformation, and outlines a set of practical principles for effective research and action towards sustainability. We review three approaches to transformation, labelled:...

Source: STEPS Centre

Link: https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/14057/WP%20104%20Transformations%20to%20Sustainability%20online%20version%20FINAL%20v2.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Sustainable Development

Devolution of Power in Pakistan

Syed Mohammed Ali : 2018

Passage of the eighteenth amendment to Pakistan’s constitution in 2010 was rightly hailed as a major accomplishment. Not only did it devolve significant powers from the central government to the provinces, it also mandated the formation of local governments to bring government closer to the people. It took half a decade for the provinces to set up local governments—and real decision-making...

Source: USIP

Link: https://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/2018-03/sr_422_mohammad_ali_final.pdf

Tags: Devolution

Right to Information in Asia Pacific: How 11 countries perform on SDG 16.10

Transparency International : 2018

This regional report serves as a reference document, providing a broad overview of why right to information matters, where it stands in a range of countries in the region. It provides a set of key recommendations. It looks into the right to information laws and practice in 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region including Bangladesh, Cambodia, , Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Source: Transparency International

Link: http://files.transparency.org/content/download/2320/14302/file/2018_Report_RTIinAsiaPacific_English.pdf

Tags: Right to Information

SDG Progress: Fragility, Crisis and Leaving No One Behind

Emma Samman, Paula Lucci, Jessica Hagen-Zanker, Tanvi Bhatkal, Amanda Telias Simunovic,Susan Nicolai, Elizabeth Stuart and Charlotte Caron : 2018

This report identifies the gaps in SDG progress for fragile and conflict-affected states. It highlights the challenges and opportunities for meeting the SDGs for people caught in crisis and make recommendations for further action.

Source: ODI

Link: https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/12424.pdf

Tags: Conflict management

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