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Tax and Development: Challenges in Asia and the Pacific

Satoru Araki and Shinichi Nakabayashi (Eds.) : 2018

This publication is an attempt to share the knowledge and experiences of contributors who have worked on tax and development issues, and to highlight what they think are challenges facing the region. It provides regional views of tax and development issues in Asia and the Pacific, presents theoretical analyses of country policies, and shares practical experiences of tax systems of selected...

Source: ADBI

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/456486/adbi-tax-and-development-challenges-asia-pacific.pdf

Tags: Taxation and Revenue Collection

Promoting Gender Equality and Social Inclusion: Nepal’s Commitments and Obligations

USAID, The Asia Foundation and INHURED International : 2018

Nepal has an age-long patriarchal social, economic, political and cultural setup that is deeply entrenched and widespread in which women and Dalits are the hardest-hit. The recent wave of political change in the country has brought significant progress in addressing these issues, supported by positive national and international commitments and affirmative action towards marginalized...

Source: The Asia Foundation

Link: https://asiafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Promoting-Gender-Equality-and-Social-Inclusion-Nepals-Commitments-and-Obligations.pdf

Tags: Gender mainstreaming

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.


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

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