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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

Implementing Federalism

IDEA International : 2018

More than 25 countries around the world operate as a federation of some kind. Many more devolve power in other ways, either across the country or in particular regions with special autonomy.This publication explains why any change from a centralized to a federal or devolved system is a significant one. It also outlines some of the challenges that arise in the context of such change, and...

Source: IDEA International

Link: https://www.idea.int/sites/default/files/publications/implementing-federalism.pdf

Tags: Decentralization

Freedom of Expression for Parliaments and their Members: Importance and Scope of Protection

Inter-Parliamentary Union : 2018

The overall aim of this handbook is to help parliamentarians better understand international standards on freedom of expression. There are two main thrusts. One is to help ensure that they can promote these standards in their work, in particular through their legislative activities. The second is to help ensure that they can themselves enjoy to the full the extensive freedom of expression...

Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union

Link: https://www.ipu.org/file/5467/download?token=ggAWIjcR

Tags: Human Rights

Broadening Local Constituencies: Strategies for Standing Together

Hannah Dwyer Smith : 2018

Recent years have seen civil society face mounting attacks on an unprecedented scale. The pressing question remains: How can civil society respond to this “new normal”? Civil society is rendered more vulnerable because of a lack of strong links to national and local constituencies. By extension, if civil society is able to build and forge these links, civil society actors would become more...

Source: iCON and CSIS

Link: https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/publication/180618_Smith_LocalConstituencies_FINAL.pdf?kw4byXkA7u7g080qIGvmhEG0t1gZTZ34

Tags: Human Rights

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