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  • #C20 moves to Argentina 2018 - Civil 20 dialogue with G20 policymakers

    The G20 engagement groups are representatives of different civil society stakeholders from the G20 states. The non-governmental organizations move the civil society C20 to Argentina now. They meet in tandem with the G20 and keep up a dialogue with policymakers. […]

  • The IDEAS Guide and Facilitators' Guide | A guide for media and communication projects

    This IDEAS Guide is for organisations and people who are doing small media and communication projects. It is designed to cater for a range of different skill levels in evaluation. It is ideal for project managers and team members responsible for reporting and evaluation, as well as any other participants who are interested in evaluation. The IDEAS Guide leads you through the process of designing a project, and thinking about the project’s evaluation. The guide is focused on how to do useful evaluation for learning and continual project improvement. To achieve this, it is important to think […]

  • The EU International Cooperation and Development Results Framework #EURF measures EU aid performance

    The EU International Cooperation and Development Results Framework (EURF)has been developed as part of the implementation of the commitment to strengthen the capacity of DG International Cooperation and Development to monitor and report results, enhancing accountability, transparency and visibility of EU aid, as articulated in the 'Agenda for Change'. […]

  • Open Development Mekong shares open data for South East Asia

    Open Development Cambodia (ODC) is an ‘open data’ website, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. It stimulates public demand, builds coalitions, and offers a constantly evolving platform to support the transparent sharing and analysis of data to improve and inform constructive dialogue and decision making for sustainable and equitable development […]

  • InterAcademy Council mobilises the world’s best science to advise decision-makern on issues of global concern

    The IAC is client-driven and works on a project-by-project basis. It has developed mechanisms and procedures to guarantee the scientific quality of its reports, the policy-relevance of its recommendations and the absence of regional or national bias. The IAC collaborates closely with the IAP - the global network of science academies, the InterAcademy Medical Panel, the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences, and the International Council for Science. The IAC Secretariat is hosted by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam, […]

  • Global SDG Indicators Database provides access to data compiled through the UN System

    This is the official website of the United Nations providing information on the development and implementation of an indicator framework for the follow up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Global SDG Indicators Database. This platform provides access to data compiled through the UN System. […]

  • Politicians’ perspectives on voice and accountability: evidence from a survey of South African local councillors - Making All Voices...

    Citizens and civil society actors ought to recognise that individual politicians are likely to process information and take action in a manner that is strongly mediated by their own characteristics, social networks and life experiences. […]

  • Multiannual Financial Framework : Making the case for a strong EU development cooperation budget - CONCORD

    The European Union has demonstrated great leadership in making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris climate agreement or human rights conventions. The next Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF) will need to reflect these existing commitments and provide the EU with the sufficient budget to positively contribute to development cooperation. CONCORD's Position Paper outlines selected key issues related to the EU’s development and humanitarian funding. […]

  • ASEAN Statistical Report on Millennium Development Goals 2017 | ASEANstats

    This report highlights important areas where ASEAN has effectively managed to bridge and narrow the development gaps between the ASEAN-6 and the CLMV. In several instances, the CLMV countries have outpaced the ASEAN-6 countries, not only by the 1990 rates of progress being completed faster, but even passing the level of the ASEAN-6 countries such as in regard to lower rates of maternal mortality and their higher shares of people with improved drinking water sources. An SDG report will follow in 2018. […]

  • The 11 Things Everyone Should Know About Piloting a Survey - SocialCops

    By testing out your survey in advance, you can predict any problems that might arise during the actual roll-out. For example, a pilot can help you learn how surveyors should be traveling from place to place, whether you should inform respondents in advance, what your surveyors should carry with them, and more. […]

  • #Finland's aid allocations reflect its committement to the #2030Agenda. OECD-DAC Peer Review 2017

    The OECD Development Co-operation Peer Review #Finland 2017 assesses the performance of Finland, including how its commitment to the 2030 Agenda translates into action on the ground and how it can strengthen its partnerships with a view to adopting a whole-of-Finland approach in the face of steep budget cuts. […]

  • Argentina's G20 agenda focusses on the future of work, infrastructure for development, and food security

    Argentina’s three priorities for the G20 in 2018 are: the future of work, infrastructure for development, and food security. Beyond these priorities, the G20 agenda will focus on eleven “thematic areas”. For those interested in the C20 engagement group, it will be chaired by Poder Ciudadano, with the Argentine Network for International Cooperation (RACI) serving as co-chair. […]

  • Updating the DAC Evaluation Criteria, Part 1. Their enduring and endearing influence - EVALUATION FOR DEVELOPMENT

    A fundamental rethink of how we conceptualise and use our evaluation criteria for development, by Zenda Ofir. […]

  • Evaluation of Humanitarian Action Guide | ALNAP

    The ALNAP Evaluation of Humanitarian Action Guide supports evaluation specialists and non-specialists in every stage of an evaluation, from initial decision to final dissemination. […]

  • TWI2050 | The World in 2050 (TWI2050)

    The World in 2050 (TWI2050) is a global research initiative in support of a successful implementation of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda. The goal of TWI2050 is to provide the fact-based knowledge to support the policy process and implementation of the SDGs. […]

  • World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice | Oxford Academic

    By failing to adequately limit population growth, reassess the role of an economy rooted in growth, reduce greenhouse gases, incentivise renewable energy, protect habitat, restore ecosystems, curb pollution, halt defaunation, and constrain invasive alien species, humanity is not taking the urgent steps needed to safeguard our imperilled biosphere. These words are signed not by an isolated visionary scientist but by 15 364 climate experts giving a catastrophic warning to Humanity. The world is at a crossroads and the following months can be milestones in tackling the issues of climate […]

  • URBANET | Cities & Climate Change Infographics

    How does climate change impact cities and urban citizens around the world, and what can cities do to not further contribute to global warming? URBANET's infographics show current trends regarding issues such as water and energy supply, solid waste management, and urban green. […]

  • UE4SD : University Educators For Sustainable Development

    The focus of UE4SD is professional development of university educators in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This web resource was created by the UE4SD Steering Group and developed with input from across the UE4SD partnership. The examples in the Practices section were prepared by project partners across Europe to share the UE4SD experiences, tools and best practices. […]

  • Why Development Finance Institutions Use Tax Havens | Center For Global Development

    The lack of evidence around the tax impact of using offshore vehicles is a thorny problem. The question of whether poor countries are deprived of tax revenues cannot be answered without specifying a realistic alternative, and that requires more than data—it requires informed but subjective judgements. But if it is wrong to ask DFIs to stop using tax havens, it is right to ask them to do more to enable public scrutiny of those investments. DFIs must invest effort into defining the tax implications of the offshore structures they use, and make that information public. […]

  • Global Leadership Academy - we do change

    The immense challenges we face as a global community require a fundamental shift in our thinking. GIZ's Global Leadership Academy creates spaces in which decision-makers from the fields of policy-making, business, research and civil society come together to look at global challenges from a completely different angle. […]