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SDG16 in VNRs and Spotlight Reports: Reporting on Progress, Reflecting on Inclusive Accountability Measures and Recommendations for Going Ahead

GIZ and TAP : 2020

While governments have a leading role to play to achieve SDG 16, its achievement depends on a ‘whole of society’ approach. This report evaluates VNR and spotlight reports submitted to the HLPF 2019. In view of the 2030 Agenda’s core principles to enhance participatory, inclusive and multi-stakeholder approaches, the analysis looks at whether spotlight and VNR reports relate to one another, and...

Source: GIZ and TAP

Link: https://www.partners-for-review.de/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/GIZ_TAP_2020_SDG-16-in-VNRs-and-Spotlight-Reports.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding in Asia: Lessons in South-South Cooperation

KDI and The Asia Foundation : 2020

Conflict is a longstanding and persistent element of Asian domestic and international relations. As development cooperation increasingly focuses on connectivity between nations, regions, and continents, interstate and intrastate conflict becomes a critical variable of sustainable development. This volume exposes the contours of Asia’s complicated geopolitical landscape from the perspective of...

Source: KDI and The Asia Foundation

Link: https://asiafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/AADC-2018_Conflict-Prevention-and-Peacebuilding-in-Asia-Lessons-in-South-South-Cooperation.pdf

Tags: Conflict management

Synthesising Good practices in Fiscal Federalism: Key recommendations from 15 years of country surveys

Kass Forman, Sean Dougherty and Hansjörg Blöchliger : 2020

The design of intergovernmental fiscal relations can help to ensure that tax and spending powers are assigned in a way to promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Decentralisation can enable sub-central governments to provide better public services for households and firms, while it can also make intergovernmental frameworks more complex, harming equity. The challenges of fiscal...

Source: OECD Publishing

Link: https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/deliver/89cd0319-en.pdf?itemId=%2Fcontent%2Fpaper%2F89cd0319-en&mimeType=pdf

Tags: Fiscal Decentralisation

Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19

UN Women, IDLO, UNDP, UNODC, World Bank and The Pathfinders : 2020

There is now major concern that COVID-19 and its impact will push back fragile progress on gender equality, including in relation to reversing discriminatory laws, the enactment of new laws, the implementation of existing legislation, and broader progress needed to achieving justice for all.This rapid assessment examines how the impacts of COVID-19 are threatening women’s ability to access...

Source: UN Women, IDLO, UNDP, UNODC, World Bank and The Pathfinders

Link: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2020/justice-for-women-amidst-covid-19-en.pdf?la=en&vs=5442

Tags: Gender

Public-Private Partnership Systems and Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

UNESCAP : 2020

Engaging the private sector in infrastructure financing through public-private partnership (PPP) can contribute significantly to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. However, PPP has yet to realize its potential fully in several Asia-Pacific economies. This paper discusses the common strategies and practices adopted by developing countries in Asia and the Pacific...

Source: UNESCAP

Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/WP_20_07_PPP%20Network_final_web.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

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