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Records 11-15 of 649, Page 3 of 130

Voluntary National Reviews submitted to the 2019 High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development: A Comparative Analysis

Partners for Review and GIZ : 2019

The comparative analysis of Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) identifies similarities and differences in the reviews the UN Member States submitted to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in July 2019. The analysis shows that the countries expressed a strong commitment to implement the 2030 Agenda. However, steps taken to achieve sustainable development vary...

Source: Partners for Review and GIZ

Link: http://www.partners-for-review.de/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/P4R-Analysis-VNRs-2019.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

The Digital Roadmap: How Developing Countries Can Get Ahead

Pathways for Prosperity Commission : 2019

This report examines how lower-income countries can harness new technologies to deliver development for all citizens, not just the privileged few. It is based on extensive research and engagement with civil society, policymakers, entrepreneurs, academics, and advocates around the world. It lays out implementable,pragmatic recommendations for developing countries to make use of opportunities...

Source: Pathways for Prosperity Commission, Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford

Link: https://bsg-pathwaystoprosperity.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/The_Digital_Roadmap.pdf

Tags: ICT for Development

The World Youth Report: Youth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

United Nations : 2019

The report considers the role the 2030 Agenda can play in enhancing youth development efforts and examines how evidence-based youth policies can help accelerate youth-related objectives. It explores the critical role young people have in the implementation of sustainable development efforts at all levels. It focuses primarily on the areas of education and employment, underlining the...

Source: United Nations

Link: https://www.un.org/development/desa/youth/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/12/WorldYouthReport-2030Agenda.pdf

Tags: Social Inclusion

Data Collaboratives: Leveraging Private Data for Public Good

Stefaan G. Verhulst, Andrew Young, Michelle Winowatan Andrew J. Zahuranec, : 2019

This paper analyses the current practice of “data collaboratives,” an emerging form of collaboration in which a private-sector entity’s data is leveraged in partnership with other entities from the public sector, civil society or academia for public good. Data collaboratives, when designed responsibly, are key to addressing reuse of data for public good. This paper seeks to answer what...

Source: GovLab

Link: https://www.thegovlab.org/static/files/publications/data-collab-report_Oct2019.pdf

Tags: Governance

Do fragile and conflict-affected countries prioritise core government functions?

UNDP and Oxford Policy Management : 2019

This research explores the relationship between ‘core government functions’ (CGF) and transitions in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS), using the context of five countries including Colombia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sierra Leone and South Sudan as case studies. The report seeks to understand whether (and how) prioritising public spending on CGF can lead to more successful transitions...

Source: UNDP and Oxford Policy Management

Link: https://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/peace/conflict-prevention-peacebuilding/CGFs%20in%20FCAS%20Combined%20Report_v1.1-web.pdf

Tags: Government Services

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