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The Role of Ombudsman Institutions in Open Government

Katharina Zuegel, Emma Cantera and Alessandro Bellantoni : 2018

This report examines the role Ombudsman Institutions (OIs) play in open government policies and practices. It also provides recommendations on how, given their privileged contact with both people and governments, OIs can better promote transparency, integrity, accountability, and stakeholder participation; how their role in national open government strategies and initiatives can be...

Source: OECD Working Paper on Public Governance No. 29

Link: https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/deliver/7353965f-en.pdf?itemId=%2Fcontent%2Fpaper%2F7353965f-en&mimeType=pdf

Tags: Accountability

Corruption Perceptions Index: Executive Summary

Transparency International : 2019

The 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories. It reveals that Asia-Pacific region is stagnating in the fight against corruption.The prevalence of weak democratic institutions, and a lack of laws and enforcement mechanisms are contributing to higher rates of corruption in the region. The region is also highly...

Source: Transparency International

Link: https://www.transparency.org/files/content/pages/2018_CPI_ExecutiveSummary.pdf

Tags: Anti-Corruption

Strengthening the Environmental Dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific: Stocktake of National Responses to Sustainable Development Goals

ADB : 2019

The stocktake report presents the results of a survey of 15 developing countries in Asia and the Pacific including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mongolia, Nepal, the Philippines and Sri Lankaregarding Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 12, 14, and 15.It identifies that at the country level, capacity needs to be strengthened, resources need to be...

Source: Asian Development Bank

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/481246/environmental-dimensions-sdgs-stocktake-report.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Global Youth Index: Key Findings

MiSK Global Forum and EIU : 2018

The index provides a measurement of conditions needed for youth development in 25 countries including India and Pakistan. It evaluates the drivers of youth development and access to opportunity across a range of factors for young people’s success in the future economy. The key finding of the index is the need for holistic and supportive youth policies and strong institutions for youth to...

Source: MiSK Global Forum and EIU

Link: https://gyi.miskglobalforum.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/GYI-Key-findings-paper-English-12-Nov-2018-final.pdf

Tags: Social Inclusion

Human Rights Watch World Report 2019

Human Rights Watch : 2019

This report shows that defending human rights remains a worthy imperative. It reviews human rights situation in 100 countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and Sri Lanka. It shows that while the terrain for the fight for human rights has shifted, with many long-time participants missing in action or even switching sides, effective...

Source: Human Rights Watch

Link: https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/hrw_world_report_2019.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

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