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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

Fragile States Index 2020: Annual Report

The Fund for Peace : 2020

The Fragile States Index, produced by The Fund for Peace, is a critical tool in highlighting not only the normal pressures that all states experience, but also in identifying when those pressures are pushing a state towards the brink of failure. By highlighting pertinent issues in weak and failing states, The index makes political risk assessment and early warning of conflict accessible to...

Source: The Fund for Peace

Link: https://fragilestatesindex.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/fsi2020-report.pdf

Tags: Conflict management

Fast-Tracking the SDGs: Driving Asia-Pacific Transformations


This report focuses on six interlinked transformative entry points that can help the Asia and Pacific region deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 under the Global Decade of Action. Data and findings presented are intended to inform regional and global dialogue on sustainable development as well as national and regional implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...


Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/605796/sdgs-driving-asia-pacific-transformations.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

The Social and Economic Impact of Covid-19 in the Asia-Pacific Region

UNDP : 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and the associated economic crisis are posing huge challenges, raising many unknowns and imposing wrenching trade-offs. Both crises are global, but their impacts are deeply local. The policy response to both crises needs to be rapid, even if it is rough around the edges. But countries cannot pull this off on their own—the global crises require global solidarity and...

Source: UNDP

Link: https://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/km-qap/UNDP-RBAP-Position-Note-Social-Economic-Impact-of-COVID-19-in-Asia-Pacific-2020.pdf

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