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SDG16 Data Initiative: Global Report 2020

SDG16DI : 2020

Civil society has a crucial role to play in supporting and complementing the work of governments in collecting, monitoring, and reporting on data for SDG16. There are a number of strategic advantages presented by civil society data (i.e. third-party, unofficial, or complementary data not collected by National Statistical organisations (NSOs), henceforth referred to as “non-official data”)....

Source: SDG16DI

Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1w4tCPhxdq_0e-ZxJOBoNQ7UdeHOESGkY/view

Tags: Sustainable Development

Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals through Better Local-Level Data: A Case Study of Lumajang and Pacitan Districts in Indonesia

ADB : 2020

The SDGs set global, big-picture targets that nations have committed to attaining. However, unless action is taken at the local level, these targets can never be reached. Localizing the SDGs entails a process of defining, implementing, and monitoring local level strategies to reach global, national, and subnational targets. While local governments are often responsible for delivering health,...

Source: ADB

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/644236/sdgs-better-local-level-data-indonesia.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Solidarity in Time of Covid: Civil Society Responses to the Pandemic

CIVICUS : 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, civil society stepped up to help. Civil society organisations (CSOs) made a difference to people and communities experiencing the impacts of both the pandemic and the emergency measures taken by states. CSOs worked not only as frontline responders, but also as defenders of human rights during the pandemic, including the rights of vulnerable and...


Link: https://www.civicus.org/documents/reports-and-publications/SOCS/2020/solidarity-in-the-time-of-covid-19_en.pdf

Tags: Community Mobilisation

Decentralised Governance and Accountability: Academic Research and the Future of Donor Programming

Jonathan Rodden and Erik Wibbels : 2020

Many of the significant advances in what we know about decentralized governance have emerged from the joint efforts of academics and development practitioners over the last two decades.This publication represents a comprehensive review of two decades’ worth of research on the body of decentralization. It addresses a number of issues including local elections, accountability, social cohesion...

Source: USAID

Link: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1866/Decentralized-Governance-and-Accountability-Academic-Research-and-the-Future-of-Donor-Programming-r5.pdf

Tags: Decentralization

World Cities Report 2020: The Value of Sustainable Urbanization

UN Habitat : 2020

Cities are growing across the world playing the role of economic engines and offering opportunities for people to improve the quality of their lives. This report shows that the intrinsic value of sustainable urbanization can and should be harnessed for the wellbeing of all. The Report provides evidence and policy analysis of the value of urbanization from an economic, social and environmental...

Source: UN Habitat

Link: https://unhabitat.org/sites/default/files/2020/10/wcr_2020_report.pdf

Tags: Urban Development

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