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Embracing Innovation in Government: Global Trends 2020

OECD, OPSI, MBRCGI, World Government Summit : 2020

The last few months have made 2020 one of the most challenging years in most of our lifetimes. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has rapidly and drastically changed the daily lives of nearly everyone.Innovation is imperative for success in moving forward. In this unprecedented situation, governments and their partners have few choices but to act in new ways as they enter uncharted...

Source: OECD, OPSI, MBRCGI, World Government Summit

Link: https://trends.oecd-opsi.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/OECD_2020-Report-Book-v2.pdf

Tags: Public Sector

Global Democracy & COVID-19: Upgrading International Support

Richard Youngs, Elene Panchulidze : 2020

In an effort to contain the virus, governments across the world have enacted diverse emergency powers to enforce lockdowns and other measures. However, as a result some weak democracies and autocracies have suffered a particularly serious lurch towards more centralised power and repression with probable long-term ramifications. This report highlights how some governments are using the public...

Source: IDEA, European Endowment for Democracy, The Carter Center, European Partnership for Democracy, European Network of Political Foundations, IFES, IRI, NDI, NED, Parliamentary Centre, WFD

Link: https://www.idea.int/sites/default/files/publications/global-democracy-and-covid-19.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

Participatory Incremental Urban Planning: A Toolbox to support Local Governments in Developing Countries to implement the New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals

UN Habitat : 2020

The New Urban Agenda provides a global framework for achieving sustainable urban development and to enhance the cities as a solution to the challenges that our world is facing today. This toolbox is a step-by-step methodology to assess, design, operationalise and implement urban planning processes. It helps the different urban stakeholders such as city leaders, city planners, civil society...

Source: UN Habitat

Link: https://unhabitat.org/sites/default/files/2020/07/piup_toolbox_final.pdf

Tags: Urban Development

Promoting Equity through Taxation in Developing Countries: What Do We Know? And What Role Can Civil Society Play?

Paolo De Renzio : 2020

In the face of the significant projected costs of achieving the SDGs and of stagnating foreign aid, an increasing focus has been put on the mobilization of domestic revenues as a way to ensure that governments have adequate resources at their disposal to promote better development outcomes. However, much of the attention so far has been put on how much governments should raise in additional...

Source: International Budget Partnership

Link: https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/promoting-equity-thru-taxation-june-2020.pdf

Tags: Taxation and Revenue Collection

Towards the Localisation of the SDGs- 4th Report of Local and Regional Governments to HLPF: How to Accelerate Transformative Actions in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Outbreak

Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments and UCLG : 2020

The transformative framework of the universal development agendas remains essential for a more sustainable future. Local and regional governments (LRGs) from all over the world are reinstating their strong commitment to achieve the transformation that their societies call for after the pandemic through the potential of the SDGs and the universal development agendas.The report provides a...

Source: Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments and UCLG

Link: https://www.uclg.org/sites/default/files/report_localization_hlpf_2020.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

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