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Accelerating Progress: An Empowered, Inclusive and Equal Asia and the Pacific

UNESCAP : 2019

The report proposes a framework of four synergistic elements necessary to advance inclusion, empowerment and equality: rights and justice; norms and institutions; resources and capabilities; participation and voice. The need for action on all four fronts is illustrated by a deeper look at three pivotal challenges confronted by the region – (1) climate change and its potential to deepen inequality; (2) the urgent need to boost domestic resource mobilization; and (3) the need to strengthen social accountability and civic engagement. It draws out policy messages on how an empowerment-and-inclusion approach to policy making can be fostered.


Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/Accelerating%20Progress_Final%28web%29.pdf

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