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Leveraging the Sustainable Development Goals to Enhance Environmental Sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

ADB : 2020

Research highlights that weak governance and a lack of incentives and finance are among the factors holding back the region’s progress on environmental sustainability.This policy brief emphasizes that Asia and the Pacific is at a crossroads in its efforts to forge a sustainable future and urges policy action to put the region on track to achieve the environmental dimensions of the Sustainable...

Source: ADB

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/646751/leveraging-sdgs-environmental-sustainability-asia-pacific.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

A Time For Transformative Partnerships: How Multi Stakeholder Partnerships Can Accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals

World Resources Institute, Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G), the Global Green Growth Institute, and the World Economic Forum : 2020

Multi-stakeholder partnerships are key to accelerating achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Goal 17 of SDGs itself calls for creation of strong global multi-stakeholder partnerships.This report provides a valuable roadmap to help governments, businesses, and civil society organizations (CSOs) assess their role in multistakeholder partnerships and how these partnerships can...

Source: World Resources Institute, Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G), the Global Green Growth Institute, and the World Economic Forum

Link: https://files.wri.org/s3fs-public/transformative-partnerships-report-final.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Governance and Building Back Better

Khan Mohmand S : 2020

The pandemic is in many ways a crisis of governance. Its magnitude and mitigation are determined by the nature of policy responses and crisis management by leaders and governments, and existing socioeconomic inequality has led to a disproportionate impact on some groups.This paper suggests a set of governance interventions to help create conditions for positive change and support efforts to...

Source: IDS Brighton

Link: https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/15676/Governance_and_Building_Back_Better.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Governance

Realizing Women’s Rights to land and Other Productive Resources: Second Edition

UN Women and OHCHR : 2020

Women’s rights to land and other productive resources are essential to realizing their rights to equality and to an adequate standard of living, among many other human rights. Women’s secure access to land and resources supports their independence and autonomy, provides for their day-to-day needs and those of their families, and allows them to weather some of life’s most difficult challenges....

Source: UN Women and OHCHR

Link: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2020/realizing-womens-rights-to-land-and-other-productive-resources-2nd-edition-en.pdf?la=en&vs=4149

Tags: Gender mainstreaming

The Protection We Want: Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

UNESCAP : 2020

Countries in Asia and the Pacific need to extend social protection coverage for all. Doing so would help them build back better after the COVID-19 pandemic. It would also help them tackle a range of compounding challenges arising from population ageing, migration, urbanization, technological advancements, disasters and climate change. This report finds that social protection systems in the...


Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/RC5_Social_Outlook-Report.pdf

Tags: Inclusion

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