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Cambodia’s Property Tax Reform: Policy Considerations Toward Sustained Revenue Mobilization

Sissie Fung and Brian McAuley : 2020

Data shows that Cambodia has achieved remarkable economic development over the last 20 years. It attained middle-income status in 2016. This brief provides an overview of Cambodia’s progress and efforts to sustain development by improving taxation and regulatory measures for land use and management. It recommends expansion of the property tax base coverage, increase the valuation level and...

Source: The Governance Brief No. 38, Asian Development Bank

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/561136/governance-brief-038-cambodia-property-tax-reform.pdf

Tags: Taxation and Revenue Collection

Corruption Perceptions Index 2019

The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people. This year’s analysis shows corruption is more pervasive in countries where big money can flow freely into electoral campaigns and where governments only listen to the voices of wealthy or well-connected individuals.

Source: Transparency International

Link: https://files.transparency.org/content/download/2428/14734/file/2019_CPI_Report_EN.pdf

Tags: Anti-Corruption

Unlocking Technology for the Global Goals

World Economic Forum and PriceWaterhouse Coopers : 2020

The technologies of the 4th Industrial Revolution (e.g. Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and the Internet of Things, among others) are rapidly becoming mainstreamed, enabling transformation of entire systems and networks. This report is an initial step in building the case for how advanced technologies could do more to accelerate progress towards Sustainable Development Goals.

Source: World Economic Forum and PriceWaterhouse Coopers

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

Tags: ICT for Development

Rejuvenating Democracy Promotion

Thomas Carothers : 2020

International action to bolster democracy remains both possible and necessary. This paper argues that there is a need for democracy-promotion community to take a clear-eyed view of the factors that are driving the crisis and develop strategies that will make democracy support more effective in an increasingly inhospitable global environment. The future of democracy support endeavor hinges on...

Source: Journal of Democracy, Volume 31, Number 1, Johns Hopkins University Press

Link: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/745958/pdf

Tags: Rights

Human Rights Watch World Report 2020

Human Rights Watch : 2020

The annual review of human rights practices around the globe. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than 100 countries and territories worldwide, including Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and Sri Lanka. It consists of individual country entries, each of which identifies significant human rights abuses, examines the freedom of local human rights...

Source: Human Rights Watch

Link: https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/hrw_world_report_2020.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

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