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State of Civil Society Report 2020

CIVICUS : 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated, accelerated and further exposed crucial global challenges that came to the fore in 2019: restricted civic and democratic freedoms, economic policies that fail most people, widespread exclusion, limited international cooperation and a failure to follow the science and act on the global emergency of climate change.The report calls for civil society to be...


Link: https://www.civicus.org/documents/reports-and-publications/SOCS/2020/SOCS2020_Executive_Summary_en.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

State of the Voluntary Local Reviews 2020: Local Action for Global Impact in Achieving the SDGs

Fernando Ortiz-Moya, Hirotaka Koike, Junko Ota, Yatsuka Kataoka, Junichi Fujino : 2020

Cities which are responsible for delivering many of the targets highlighted by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are accelerating their efforts to achieve these targets at city level. This is recognised by the growing number of local and regional governments that have embarked on a process to track their progress and plan for future strategies. Known as a Voluntary Local Review (VLR),...

Source: Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

Link: https://www.iges.or.jp/en/publication_documents/pub/workingpaper/en/10803/State+of+the+Voluntary+Local+Review+2020+-+Final.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

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

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