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Advancing Sustainability Together? Citizen Generated Data and Sustainable Development Goals

Danny Lämmerhirt, Jonathan Gray, Tommaso Venturini and Axel Meunier : 2018

This research report examines different approaches to doing and organising citizen generated data, as well as how governments already engage with these types of initiatives. It identifies several concrete benefits for implementing and monitoring the SDGs, underlining the importance for public institutions to further support these initiatives.

Source: Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, Open Knowledge International and Public Data Lab

Link: http://www.data4sdgs.org/sites/default/files/services_files/Advancing%20Sustainability%20Together%20CGD%20Report_0.pdf

Tags: ICT for Development

Fiscal Futures: Scenario Thinking for Fiscal Transparency and Accountability

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

The four stories presented in this booklet are the results of scenario building methodology to envision public finance in the year 2040 by reviewing assumptions, rethinking strategies, and imagining the future of public finance two decades from now. The stories are centered on the interplay of two main variables: democratic governance and civic engagement. Each of the stories compresses these...

Source: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, International Budget Partnership and Transparency and Accountability Initiative

Link: https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/fiscal-futures-scenario-thinking-for-fiscal-transparency-and-accountability-2018.pdf

Tags: Fiscal Decentralisation

The 2030 Agenda: An Unprecedented Statistical Challenge

Steve MacFeely : 2018

The paper provides a critical examination of the SDG indicators from a statistical perspective and outlines some measurement challenges. It notes that SDG indicators are only performance metrics as they inform whether a target is being achieved or not. However, it argues that relatively little discussion has addressed the additional data required to inform and design integrated policies in...

Source: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Link: http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/iez/14796.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Global Goals Yearbook 2018

macondo foundation : 2018

This publication offers proactive and in-depth information on key sustainability issues and promotes unique and comprehensive knowledge-exchange and learning in the spirit of the SDGs and the Ten Principles of the Global Compact. It includes good practice examples, positions, and opinions of both corporate and civil society participants, and it showcases different approaches for the...

Source: mancando foundation

Link: https://www.yumpu.com/en/embed/view/XSI7ipG5afdeVDls?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=sd_knowledge_highlights_6_september&utm_term=2018-09-10

Tags: Sustainable Development

People Power Under Attack: A Global Analysis of Threats to Fundamental Freedoms

CIVICUS : 2018

As societies fracture under the weight of rising social and economic inequalities and the increasing dominance of political leaders seeking to exploit societal divisions for their gain, civil society is bearing the brunt of a consequent drop in respect for the basic freedoms of association, peaceful assembly and expression. In order to draw comparisons at the global level and track trends over...

Source: CIVICUS

Link: https://www.civicus.org/documents/PeoplePowerUnderAttack.Report.27November.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

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