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Developing Myanmar’s Local Data Ecosystem

The Asia Foundation : 2020

The transition to e-government and digital means of data collection, storage, analysis and use provides the Government of Myanmar with a unique opportunity to rethink ways of working, and develop a local data ecosystem that generates quality data and strengthens the work of government. This report lays out the guiding principles and key considerations for developing Myanmar’s digital local...

Source: The Asia Foundation

Link: https://asiafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Developing-Myanmars-Local-Data-Ecosystem_3.31.20.pdf

Tags: ICT for Development

Do Countries have Immune Systems? 5 lessons from Fragile States to Help Fight the Coronavirus

Paul M Bisca : 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has gripped the public discourse all over the world. Policymakers and experts are struggling to tackle myriad challenges. The people living or working in fragile states have been facing these challenges for a long time. This blog post highlights lessons from development in fragile states that can help the global fight against the coronavirus.

Source: Brookings Institution

Link: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2020/03/24/do-countries-have-immune-systems-5-lessons-from-fragile-states-to-help-fight-the-coronavirus/

Tags: Conflict management

Multi-Stakeholder Engagement in 2030 Agenda Implementation: A Review of Voluntary National Review Reports (2016-2019)

UN DESA : 2020

Engagement of different stakeholders is critical in implementation of 2030 Agenda. This report reviews the extent of stakeholder involvement in SDG implementation, based on the 158 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) conducted over the past four years. It summarizes gaps and recommended actions for Member States, the UN system and non-state actors. It articulates lessons in multi-stakeholder...

Source: UN DESA

Link: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/26012VNRStakeholdersResearch.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2020

UNESCAP : 2020

Decades of high economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region have transformed its socioeconomic landscape – lifting a billion people out of extreme poverty in the past two decades and raising living standards of even greater numbers. However, such growth has been accompanied by growing inequality of income and opportunity, endangering the well-being of future generations. This survey proposes a...


Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/Economic%20and%20Social%20Survey%20of%20Asia%20and%20the%20Pacific%202020%20Towards%20sustainable%20economies.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

What has the Covid-19 crisis taught us about social protection?

Stephen Kidd and Daisy Sibun : 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has taught us some swift and valuable truths about social protection. In this new context, the simplistic dichotomy of the ‘poor and non-poor’ which has often driven social protection policy makes even less sense than it did prior to the crisis. This note reflects on some of the key lessons learnt about social protection in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. It argues that...

Source: Development Pathways

Link: https://www.developmentpathways.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Pathways-Perspectives-Covid-19-5.pdf

Tags: Social Inclusion

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