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Recovering from COVID-19: Lessons from Past Disasters in Asia and the Pacific

UNDP : 2020

COVID-19 in Asia-Pacific has added to the multitude of risks that the region faces intersecting with natural hazards, conflicts and fragility. More than any previous disaster, the novel coronavirus has exposed underlying risks and vulnerabilities and challenged the traditional notion of risk. As the waves of the pandemic rise and fall, lessons from past disasters and epidemics can offer...

Source: UNDP

Link: https://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/km-qap/UNDP-RBAP-Recovering-from-COVID-19-Lessons-from-Past-Disasters-Asia-Pacific-2020.pdf

Tags: Disaster Management

Assignment of Functions Across Levels of Government in Nepal

The Asia Foundation and Australian Aid : 2020

The Constitution of Nepal (2015) provisioned distribution of power and responsibilities between and among the federal, provincial, and local governments through the provision of exclusive and concurrent powers. Since the promulgation of the Constitution, the country has made significant progress towards managing the transition from a centralized/unitary structure to a federal setup. However,...

Source: The Asia Foundation and Australian Aid

Link: https://asiafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Assignment-of-Functions-Across-Levels-of-Government-in-Nepal.pdf

Tags: Decentralization

Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2020: Shifting Policies for Systemic Change

ANND, CESR, DAWNET, GPF, PSI, SID, Social Watch, Third World Network : 2020

This report aims to unpack the various features and amplifiers of the COVID-19 emergency and its interlinkages with other crises, including the economic lockdown, increased job loss, hunger and homelessness, increased disparities of opportunity, wealth and power both within and among countries, increasing instances of racial and gender violence, discrimination of all those perceived as...

Source: ANND, CESR, DAWNET, GPF, PSI, SID, Social Watch, Third World Network

Link: https://www.2030spotlight.org/sites/default/files/Spotlight_Innenteil_2020_web_gesamt_.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2020

UN Women : 2020

Women and girls are facing acute hardships, including higher rates of poverty, increased care burdens, and greater exposure to violence. Child marriage is also projected to increase.This year’s edition of “Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The gender snapshot” brings together the latest available evidence on gender equality across all 17 Goals, underscoring the progress made, but...

Source: UN Women

Link: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2020/progress-on-the-sustainable-development-goals-the-gender-snapshot-2020-en.pdf?la=en&vs=127

Tags: Gender

Covid-19 Economic Recovery: Fiscal Stimulus Choices for Lower-Income Countries

Iain Steel and Tom Harris : 2020

In the initial crisis phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, as countries used lockdowns to suppress the spread of the virus, fiscal support measures were introduced to help businesses and households keep their heads above water. As certain countries begin to control the spread of Covid-19 and lift lockdowns, some are likely to consider using fiscal stimulus to restore output lost due to the...

Source: ODI

Link: https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/fiscalstimulus_covid_final.pdf

Tags: Public Finance

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