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Citizen Engagement: Emerging Digital Technologies Create New Risks and Value

Tiago Peixoto and Tom Steinberg : 2019

This paper explores the substantial impact of digital technologies both present and emerging on the way citizens engage and the ways through which power is sought, used, or contested. This paper explores what technology might mean for engagement, makes predictions, and offers policy measures for governments to consider. It summarizes ways in which emerging technologies might plausibly promote...

Source: World Bank Group

Link: http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/907721570027981778/pdf/Citizen-Engagement-Emerging-Digital-Technologies-Create-New-Risks-and-Value.pdf

Tags: Access to information

Ways to Achieve Green Asia

Bihong Huang and Eden Yu (Eds.) : 2019

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the environment and climate change in Asia. It first gives an overview of the environmental challenges facing the region and summarizes the economic impacts of climate change. It also offers in-depth discussions of environmental regulations, environmental governance, environmental evaluation, and the growth of carbon markets in Asia. It advances...

Source: Asian Development Bank Institute

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/556801/adbi-ways-achieve-green-asia.pdf

Tags: Environment

Testing Innovation in the Real World: Real-world Testbeds

Siri Arntzen, Zach Wilcox, Neil Lee, Catherine Hadfield, Jen Rae : 2019

This report provides a survey of how testbeds are being used to test innovations in areas that involve a public benefit or value and also where there are gaps. It shows the potential of using testbeds for mainstream public services, from schools and public health to police forces and welfare offices and promoting local economic development. It argues that testbeds could and should be used...

Source: Nesta

Link: https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/Testing_innovation_in_the_real_world.pdf

Tags: ICT for Development

A Global Handbook: Parliaments as partners supporting the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

UNDP : 2019

This handbook provides guidance to parliamentarians on their role in supporting the women in peace and security agenda. It is intended to equip them and those interested in working with parliamentarians with tools to progress the agenda with ideas for action, by showcasing real-life examples from other countries. It highlights international best practice and evidence on the ways in which...

Source: UNDP

Link: https://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/peace/conflict-prevention-peacebuilding/Parliament_as_partners_supporting_the_Women_Peace_and_Security_Agenda_-_A_Global_Handbook.pdf

Tags: Gender

Topic Guide: Social Protection

GSDRC : 2019

This guide provides an overview of social protection concepts, approaches, issues, debates and evidence, and a selection of key references and signposting to further resources. It primarily focuses on longer-term developmental social protection rather than humanitarian responses, and on low-income countries, including in contexts of shocks, and draws on other income contexts where appropriate.

Source: GSDRC

Link: https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/14885/Social_Protection_Topic_Guide_online.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Social Inclusion

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