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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.


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...


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.


Impact of Government Budgets on Poverty and Gender Equality

Impact of Government Budgets on Poverty and Gender Equality

In this paper, Simel Esim (2000) focuses on expenditure and revenue instruments of fiscal policy as strategic entry points for engendering macroeconomics. The paper also includes a discussion of the potential implications of monetary policy and overall fiscal stance on poverty and gender equality.


Integrating gender equality dimensions into public financial management reforms

Integrating gender equality dimensions into public financial management reforms

This Issues Brief published by the DAC NETWORK on Gender Equality in October 2010 is on the integration of a gender equality perspective into public financial management (PFM) in partner countries. It suggests ways of using the techniques of gender-responsive budgeting (GRB). The Brief makes the case that gender responsive budgeting: is a form of financial management that seeks to ensure an efficient allocation of resources based on the needs identified can offer a win-win situation by both...


Call for action on Gender and Development: Towards Effective, Inclusive Development (final)

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This call for Action was issued following the meeting on “Gender and Development: Towards Effective, Inclusive Development” Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea and co-hosted by UN Women, in July 2011. The meeting sought to work towards a consensus on the political message that partner countries, DAC members, South-South cooperation providers, multilaterals and CSOs can engage to ensure a catalytic role of gender equality in achieving development...


Making Development Co-operation More Effective: 2014 Progress Report

This report draws on the ten indicators including global indicator on gender equality of the Global Partnership monitoring framework. This report provides a first global snapshot of the state of play in implementing selected Busan commitments. In the midp


Tax Reform for Timor-Leste A New Value Added Tax

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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


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...