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2018 United Nations Public Service Forum and Awards

The 2018 United Nations Public Service Forum took place in Marrakesh, in the Kingdom of Morocco from 21- 23 June 2018, under the overarching theme “Transforming governance to realize the Sustainable Development Goals”. The Forum was organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), the Ministry of Administration and Civil Service Reform of the Kingdom of Morocco alongside further organizing partners. The United Nations Public Service Awards, took...


Andalusia Gender Impact Assessment Report on the 2018 Budget

Junta de Andalucia

The Government of Andalusia has presented, as part of its 2018 Budget Bill, its Gender Impact Assessment Report. The report is an ex ante evaluation of the resources that the Government of Andalusia allocates to the promotion of gender equality. The Report, together with G + Program and Gender Budgeting Audits, are the main elements of the Gender Budgeting strategy in the Andalusian region.


Reforma Impostu Rendimentu no Konsumu ba Timor-Leste

Policy Brief TET

Rezumu ne’e hanesan sumáriu ida bazeia ba Relatóriu UN Women nian, Reforma Impostu Rendimentu no Konsumu ba Timor-Leste: Impaktu Jéneru no Pobreza, Opsaun Polítika, no Rekomendasaun.


Road to Busan

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This document prepared by the Working Party on Aid Effectiveness (WP-EFF) provides background information on the High Level Forum 4. It includes a description of the purpose, structure, substantive ;themes, preparation process and milestones.


Tax Reform for Timor-Leste A New Value Added Tax

Tax Reform ENG

Governments raise tax revenues so that they can meet the needs of the people they represent. Fair and equal taxation makes sure that tax laws do not discriminate against people who live traditional lives, subsistence farmers, rural business owners, women, or the poor


DAC guiding principles for aid effectiveness, gender equality and women's empowerment

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Recent reforms of aid delivery, most notably the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (2005), have provided new opportunities and mechanisms to translate donor and government commitments into improved practice results and impacts. Achieving internationally agreed development goals will however not be possible without progress on gender equality and women's empowerment. A the same time, implementing the Paris Declaration's overarching partnerships commitment is a powerful way of accelerating...


Financing the unfinished business of gender equality and women's rights: priorities for the post-2015 framework

Financing the unfinished business of gender equality and women's rights: priorities for the post-2015 framework

This technical paper analyses investments by OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors in six policy areas that are priorities for the...


Gender Equality Marker Guidance Note

Gender Equality Marker Guidance Note

The guidance note sets out commom principles and standards for gender equality markers systems that track and report on allocations and expenditures for gender equality and women's empowerment.


Financing for Gender equality and Tracking Systems

Financing for Gender equality and Tracking Systems

This note provides an overview of existing gender equality markers and reviews issues relating to the tracking and monitoring of investments related to gender equality and women’s empowerment. It is intended as an input into the development of a guidance note for the UN system on principles and standards for the design, implementation and reporting systems on investments that support gender equality and women’s empowerment in the UN system.


Policy recommendations from the international conference on decentralization...

Policy recommendations from the international conference on decentralization...

The international Conference on Decentralization, Local Power and Women's Rights: Global Trends in Participation, Representation and Access to Public Services was held from 18-21 November 2008, in Mexico City. The present document emerged from the analysis and experiences shared during the Conference and the work of IDRC-supported researchers. It comprises a set of policy recommendations that, for the first time, define a global agenda on gender and decentralization. It is intended as a resource...