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Speaking Truth to Power about the SDGs

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Guido Schmidt-Traub, and Guillaume Lafortune : 2020

There have been recent calls to change the SDGs and to lower ambition in achieving them. The reasons given are whether goals, such as universal access to healthcare, education, safe water, and clean energy, are achievable by 2030, due to issues of technical and operational feasibility and affordability. The failure of rich countries to honor the goal of international partnership (SDG 17) as...

Source: UN SDSN

Link: https://irp-cdn.multiscreensite.com/be6d1d56/files/uploaded/200826%20WP_Speaking%20Truth%20to%20Power.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Why does Inclusion Matter? Assessing the Links between Inclusive Processes and Inclusive Outcomes

Alina Rocha Menocal : 2020

Inclusion in terms of both process (how decisions are made, who is included in that process, how and why) and outcomes (how wealth and prosperity are distributed and shared across a population and why) is a leading priority in international development, with the Sustainable Development Goals as perhaps the most ambitious articulation of this. This paper explores the relationship between...

Source: OECD

Link: https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/deliver/22285d0e-en.pdf?itemId=%2Fcontent%2Fpaper%2F22285d0e-en&mimeType=pdf

Tags: Inclusion

Thinking and Working Politically in Development: Coalitions for Change in the Philippines

John T. Sidel and Jaime Faustino : 2020

Coalitions for Change is an interesting and potentially important example of new modalities for development assistance to address complex challenges in countries across the developing world. This book provides a careful, critical, and comparative analysis of the diverse streams of Coalitions for Change in the Philippines. It provides both a descriptive account of the variegated activities...

Source: The Asia Foundation and Australian Aid

Link: https://asiafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Thinking-and-Working-Politically-in-Development_Coalitions-for-Change-in-the-Philippines_Faustino_Sidel.pdf

Tags: Aid Effectiveness

Governance Responses to Disinformation: How Open Government Principles can Inform Policy Options

OECD : 2020

Disinformation is emerging as a big challenge to governance policymaking. This paper provides a holistic policy approach to the challenge of disinformation by exploring a range of governance responses that rest on the open government principles of transparency, integrity, accountability and stakeholder participation. It offers an analysis of the significant changes that are affecting media and...

Source: OECD Working Papers on Public Governance No. 39

Link: https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/deliver/d6237c85-en.pdf?itemId=%2Fcontent%2Fpaper%2Fd6237c85-en&mimeType=pdf

Tags: Access to information

Gender Norms and Women in Politics: Evaluating progress and identifying challenges on the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Platform

Rachel George, Emma Samman, Katie Washington, Alina Ojha : 2020

While women are increasingly exercising their right to political participation, many who aspire to political office still find their way barred by the gender norms that see politics as a masculine space. This guide focuses on the influence of gender norms in three key areas: women’s parliamentary representation; women’s experiences running for and standing in leadership positions and women’s...

Source: ALiGN- Advancing Learning and Innovation on Gender Norms

Link: https://www.alignplatform.org/sites/default/files/2020-08/politics_guide_0.pdf

Tags: Gender

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