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Local Leadership for Disaster Resilience: Profiles from Asia and the Pacific

UNDRR : 2020

Disaster risks are growing more intense, complex, and unpredictable. This growing unpredictability and intensity of extreme events, in the midst of increasingly complex socio-economic dynamics fuelled by growing inequalities, call for a new approach to resilience building and planning. With a deep understanding of their contexts, local leaders are a vital cog in the wheel of resilience...

Source: UNDRR

Link: https://www.undrr.org/media/47692/download

Tags: Disaster Management

The Analytics Playbook for Cities: A Navigational Tool for Understanding Data Analytics in Local Government, Confronting Trade-Offs, and Implementing Effectively

Amen Ra Mashariki and Nicolas Diaz : 2020

Properly used data can help city government improve the efficiency of its operations, save money, and provide better services. Used haphazardly, however, the use of analytics in cities may increase risks to citizens’ privacy, heighten cybersecurity threats, and even perpetuate inequities.Given these complexities and potentials, many cities have begun to install analytics and data units, often...

Source: Ash Centre for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School

Link: https://ash.harvard.edu/files/ash/files/the_analytics_playbook_for_cities.pdf?m=1597345915

Tags: ICT for Development

Disengagement and Reconciliation in Conflict-Affected Settings

Leanne Erdberg Steadman : 2020

Even in brutal and desperate conflict settings, it is possible for people to abandon violence and leave violent groups. Peacebuilders know this well, yet terrorism and counterterrorism policies and practices have often neglected practical ways to address participants in violent extremism and failed to provide them opportunities to reject violence. This report examines how peacebuilding tools...

Source: United States Institute of Peace

Link: https://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/2020-08/sr_475-disengagement_and_reconciliation_in_conflict-affected_settings-sr.pdf

Tags: Conflict management

Global Peace Index 2020

Institute for Economics and Peace : 2020

Peace is important for the progress of countries and their societies. This report presents the most comprehensive data-driven analysis to-date on trends in peace, its economic value, and how to develop peaceful societies. It ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness. It reveals a world in which the conflicts and crises that emerged in the past decade...

Source: Institute for Economics and Peace

Link: http://visionofhumanity.org/app/uploads/2020/06/GPI_2020_web.pdf

Tags: Conflict management

Spotlight on Gender, COVID-19 and the SDGs: Will the Pandemic Derail hard-won Progress on Gender Equality?

Ginette Azcona, Antra Bhatt, Sara Davies, Sophie Harman, Julia Smith, and Clare Wenham (Eds.) : 2020

The present global threat to health security underscores the urgent need to accelerate progress on achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 and the need to massively scale up international cooperation to deliver on SDG 3. It also reveals what is less obvious, but no less urgent: how health emergencies such as COVID-19, and the response to them, can exacerbate gender inequality and derail...

Source: UN Women

Link: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2020/spotlight-on-gender-covid-19-and-the-sdgs-en.pdf?la=en&vs=5013

Tags: Gender

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