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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2019: Ambitions beyond growth

UNESCAP : 2019

This report argues that the relatively stable economic performance of Asia and the Pacific conceals increasing downside risks to regional progress in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. A comprehensive assessment of the investment needed to reach the Sustainable Development Goals in the region by 2030 estimates an additional $1.5 trillion per year to achieve SDG's. It...

Source: UNESCAP

Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/Survey%202019%20Final_1.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

How Transparent are Governments When it Comes to Their Budget's Impact on Poverty and Inequality?

Paolo De Renzio : 2017

This paper looks at the information governments provide on the impact of their budget policies on poor and disadvantaged groups – and on poverty and inequality more generally. The analysis is based on the results of three questions from the Open Budget Survey 2017 meant to hone in on these issues. Findings demonstrate that, on average, governments publish very little information on these...

Source: International Budget Partnership

Link: https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/government-transparency-of-budgets-impact-on-poverty-inequality-ibp-2019.pdf

Tags: Public Finance

Political Gender Equality and the Global State of Democracy Indices

IDEA International : 2019

This publication showcases global and regional data around trends in and the progression of gender equality, based on data from the Global State of Democracy (GSoD) Indices. Trends in the GSoD Indices Gender Equality sub-component show improvement in gender equality in every region of the world though improvement has been slow in Asia and Pacific. Women are in more positions of political...

Source: IDEA International

Link: https://www.idea.int/sites/default/files/publications/political-gender-equality-and-global-state-democracy-indices.pdf

Tags: Gender mainstreaming

Reframing Public Finance: Promoting Justice, Democracy, and Human Rights in Government Budgets

Paolo de Renzio and Jason Lakin : 2019

This paper outlines the elements of a proposal to reframe debates around public finance and government budgets, drawing on the inter-related concepts of justice, democracy, and human rights, and putting more emphasis on issues of equity, sustainability, effectiveness and inclusion. The authors address some of the shortcomings of current approaches and propose a more solid, normative foundation...

Source: International Budget Partnership

Link: https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/reframing-public-finance-justice-democracy-human-rights-in-government-budgets-ibp-2019.pdf

Star Reforms in Open Government Partnership

Open Government Partnership : 2018

This guide showcases a selection of twelve commitments from Open Government Partnership (OGP) action plans that the OGP Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) awarded “star” status in its latest cycle of reports. These twelve star commitments include how citizen engagement and collaboration are driving improvements schools in rural Mongolia and implementation of a powerful new Right to...

Source: Open Government Partnership

Link: https://www.opengovpartnership.org/sites/default/files/OGP_Star-Reforms_2018.pdf

Tags: GenderAccountability

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