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Disability at a Glance 2019: Investing in Accessibility in Asia and the Pacific — Strategic Approaches to Achieving Disability-inclusive Sustainable Development,

UNESCAP : 2019

The report focuses on the importance of increasing investment in accessibility to narrow these gaps and build an inclusive Asia and Pacific for all.The report lays out foundational concepts and terminologies related to disability and accessibility, and outlines the tools and approaches for successful investment in accessibility. Furthermore, it identifies drivers and added values of...

Source: UNESCAP

Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/DAG-2019_0.pdf

Tags: Social Inclusion

Defending Civic Space: Is the International Community Stuck?

Saskia Brechenmacher and Thomas Carothers : 2019

This paper takes stock of international response to closing civic space. It examines three questions: (1) What are the main areas of progress in the international response? (2) What are the main factors limiting the response? and (3) How might those limitations be at least partially overcome, and how might the response be strengthened? The paper assess areas of progress in international...

Source: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/files/WP_Brechenmacker_Carothers_Civil_Space_FINAL.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

People Power Under Attack: Global Report 2019

CIVICUS : 2019

This global report shows that the fundamental freedoms of association, peaceful assembly and expression are backsliding across 196 countries in the world. In the space of a year, twice as many people are living in countries where these civic freedoms are being violated: 40% of the world’s population now live in repressed countries. In 2018, it was 19%. The report shows that civil society is...

Source: CIVICUS

Link: https://civicus.contentfiles.net/media/assets/file/GlobalReport2019.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

Appropriate Use of Data in Public Space: From Dialogue Groups to New Policy Proposals

NL DIGITAAL Data Agenda Government : 2019

This collection of essays contains six themed essays and proposals for policy measures and activities related to the use of data in public space. The essays are based on experiments being conducted with the use of data and digital technologies for solving problems in public space in the Netherlands. The essays are based on theory and practice and come out with policy recommendations. It can be...

Source: NL DIGITAAL Data Agenda Government

Link: https://www.nldigitalgovernment.nl/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2019/11/appropriate-use-of-data-in-public-space.pdf

Tags: ICT for Development

The Effect of Cash-based Interventions on Gender Outcomes in Development and Humanitarian Settings

Claire A. Simon : 2019

This discussion paper examines the evidence regarding the effects of cash-based interventions (CBIs) on protection and empowerment outcomes. It serves as a starting point to document the existing research at the intersection of CBIs, gender and humanitarian response. It discusses some of the program design features to consider when seeking to improve gender outcomes. It concludes with a set of...

Source: UN Women

Link: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2019/discussion-paper-effect-of-cash-based-interventions-on-gender-outcomes-en.pdf?la=en&vs=4519

Tags: Gender

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