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How Do World Bank Projects Commit to Citizen Engagement?

Nadelman, R. : 2020

The World Bank provides one of the world’s largest sources of international development funding. The institution’s responsibilities to partner governments are well defined. Yet its duty to consider the perspectives and experiences of those affected by its projects, as well as of civil society more broadly, remains ambiguous. Long-standing concerns about whether and how the World Bank...

Source: IDS Policy Briefing 169

Link: https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/15172/PB169_Citizen_Online.pdf?sequence=5&isAllowed=y

Tags: Accountability

Fragility and Conflict:On the Front Lines of the Fight against Poverty

Corral, Paul; Irwin, Alexander; Krishnan, Nandini; Mahler, Daniel Gerszon; Vishwanath, Tara : 2020

Fragility and conflict pose a critical threat to the global goal of ending extreme poverty. This book shows why addressing fragility and conflict is vital for poverty goals and charts directions for action. The book discusses the long-term consequences of conflict and introduces a data-driven classification of countries by fragility profile, showing opportunities for tailored policy...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/33324/9781464815409.pdf?sequence=14&isAllowed=y

Tags: Conflict management

European Handbook for SDG Voluntary Local Reviews

European Union : 2020

Voluntary Local Reviews are a fundamental instrument to monitor progress and sustain the transformative and inclusive action of local actors towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This Handbook offers to policy makers, researchers and practitioners an inspirational framework to set up Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs). It provides key examples of official and...

Source: European Union

Link: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/bitstream/JRC118682/european_handbook_for_sdg_voluntary_local_reviews_online.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Information and Accountability: Evidence Syntheses of Within-Government and Citizen-Government Accountability Pathways

Transparency and Accountability Initiative : 2020

Transparency or access to information about the responsibilities and actions of those in government is widely viewed as a prerequisite for effective democratic governance. These evidence syntheses offer a conceptual framework to understand the causal mechanisms and types of information interventions to enhance accountability and to identify gaps in the evidence base. The report discusses the...

Source: Transparency and Accountability Initiative

Link: https://www.transparency-initiative.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/information-and-accountability_evidence-reviews.pdf

Tags: Accountability

Gender equality: Women’s Rights in Review 25 years after Beijing

UN Women : 2020

Marking the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action, as well as the first time that progress on the implementation of the Platform is reviewed in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this report takes an integrated approach to reporting on progress, gaps, and challenges related to the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights. It highlights...

Source: UN Women

Link: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2020/gender-equality-womens-rights-in-review-en.pdf?la=en&vs=934

Tags: Gender

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