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Turning Promises into Action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

UN Women : 2018

This flagship report provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective. The report monitors global and regional trends in achieving the SDGs for women and girls based on available data, and provides practical guidance for the implementation of gender-responsive...

Source: UN Women

Link: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2018/sdg-report-gender-equality-in-the-2030-agenda-for-sustainable-development-2018-en.pdf?la=en&vs=4332

Tags: Gender

Accelerating Progress: An Empowered, Inclusive and Equal Asia and the Pacific

UNESCAP : 2019

The report proposes a framework of four synergistic elements necessary to advance inclusion, empowerment and equality: rights and justice; norms and institutions; resources and capabilities; participation and voice. The need for action on all four fronts is illustrated by a deeper look at three pivotal challenges confronted by the region – (1) climate change and its potential to deepen...


Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/Accelerating%20Progress_Final%28web%29.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Gender Equality and Inclusive Growth: Economic Policies to Achieve Sustainable Development

UN Women : 2019

This publication shows that economic growth is an inherently gendered process and that gender-based inequalities can, in fact, be barriers to shared prosperity. It argues that, for growth to be gender-equitable and truly inclusive, the pattern of growth must create decent work and productive employment for women and men. This would require policymakers to rethink the role of macro-level...

Source: UN Women

Link: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2019/gender-equality-and-inclusive-growth-en.pdf?la=en&vs=3753

Tags: Gender

Improving Subnational Government Development Finance in Emerging and Developing Economies: Towards a Strategic Approach

Paul Smoke : 2019

This paper reviews the rationale and potential for improving subnational development finance, outlines the overall landscape of institutional arrangements available for this purpose, and considers broad challenges involved. Based on a review of global practice and experience in selected Asian developing countries with a range of special entities and innovations to enhance subnational...

Source: ADB Institute

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/485851/adbi-wp921.pdf

Tags: Fiscal Decentralisation

PEFA, Public Financial Management, and Good Governance

PEFA and World Bank Group : 2019

This book examines the interplay between public financial management (PFM) and other key aspects of governance in low- and middle-income countries, using the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) framework and related data sets to measure the quality of PFM systems. The PEFA framework was developed on the premise that effective PFM institutions and systems play a crucial role...

Source: PEFA and World Bank Group

Link: https://pefa.org/sites/default/files/asset/study_document/9992_PEFA%20and%20Governance_Web%20Jan%2022.pdf

Tags: Public Finance

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