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Government budget and the Sustainable Development Goals: the Philippine experience

Rosario G. Manasan : 2020

The Philippine planning and budgeting systems are well placed in terms of their capacity to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and could serve as a useful reference for other countries. This study supports efforts to put in place an SDG expenditure tagging exercise to assist policy makers in evaluating the effectiveness of the SDG-related programmes of various...

Source: MPFD Working Paper 20/05, UNESCAP

Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/WP_20-05_Philippines_final.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-COVID-19 World

World Economic Forum : 2020

While a global pandemic has been a looming risk for decades, COVID-19 has come as a shock to society, health systems, economies and governments worldwide. This collection of essays looks at the potential silver linings in the crisis and how might leaders use this moment to build a more prosperous, equitable and sustainable world. It looks beyond the current crisis to the potential challenges...

Source: World Economic Forum

Link: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_Challenges_and_Opportunities_Post_COVID_19.pdf

Tags: Economy

How COVID-19 is Changing the World: A Statistical Perspective

UNCTAD-CCSA : 2020

COVID-19 has turned the world upside down. Everything has been impacted. How we live and interact with each other, how we work and communicate, how we move around and travel. Every aspect of our lives has been affected. The report provides a glimpse into the challenges facing national statistical offices at the moment. At a time when statistics are most needed, many statistical systems are...

Source: UNCTAD-CCSA

Link: https://unstats.un.org/unsd/ccsa/documents/covid19-report-ccsa.pdf

Tags: Access to information

Enhancing Women-Focused Investments in Climate and Disaster Resilience

Asian Development Bank : 2020

Targeted investments in women are crucial to increase resilience to climate change and disasters and to achieve broader sustainable development. Such investments include human resource development, institutional strengthening, financial literacy, the promotion of women’s voice and representation, and learning and skills development. The publication explains why women-focused investments are...

Source: Asian Development Bank

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/605606/women-focused-climate-disaster-resilience.pdf

Tags: Disaster Management

Protecting People and Economies: Integrated Policy Responses to Covid-19

World Bank : 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a global health emergency and an unprecedented economic crisis of historic magnitude. Governments facing this threat are in uncharted territory. This policy note highlights three important policy priorities that governments must address. Disease containment is a first-order concern to combat the pandemic, and measures such as testing and tracing, coupled...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/33770/Protecting-People-and-Economies-Integrated-Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Disaster Management

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