This report conducts an analysis of the intergovernmental fiscal transfer programs whose budget allocation formulas include population criteria.Through a series of simulations in three Latin American countries (Bolivia, Ecuador, and El Salvador), it analyses what would have happened if more accurate population estimates had been used when allocating transfers to subnational governments. This contributes to SDGs 10 and 16.
June 26 2019
This report showcases the latest transaction patterns, trends and cybercrime threats in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). It is essential reading for anyone involved in cybersecurity, financial crime, digital identity, fraud management and threat detection, advancing SDGs 8 (decent work and economic growth) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions).
July 30th marks the fifth World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a call to action—for individuals and organizations—to protect and promote human rights among some of the world’s most vulnerable populations. As part of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, and specifically SDG 8 (Decent Work) and SDG 16 (Peace, justice and strong institutions), the global community has agreed to eliminate trafficking and companies are expected to meet ethical expectations for human rights standards.
The SDG National Reporting Initiative was launched to facilitate greater information-sharing on SDG reporting between international, regional, and local communities, furthering SDGs 16 and 17. This report summarises the state of SDG reporting as well as challenges and successes identified during the implementation of the SDG National Reporting Initiative.
The Lancet, Volume 389, Issue 10076, 1–7 April 2017, Page 1286
This article discusses the substantial barriers present within China's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Strong social pressures for people to conform are causing substantial impacts on LGBT health and human rights. This report directly contributes to SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions).
Advancing goals 13 and 16, the inaugural World Forum on Climate Justice will bring together leading civil society groups, academics, business representatives, members of the public, and policymakers to foster new thinking and explore pressing topics in climate justice advocacy, research, policy and practice as we adapt to reach the 1.5°C goal.
Neuron, Volume 102, Issue 4, 2019, Pages 724-727, ISSN 0896-6273
This journal article addresses SDGs 3, 4, 10 and 16 by discussing how the institutionalisation of youths (i.e., incarceration) without affording them the opportunities of quality education, health care, and social supports can lead to long-term detrimental effects on overall well-being.
World Development, Volume 120, 2019, Pages 76-89, ISSN 0305-750X
The number of countries with a national development plan has more than doubled, from about 62 in 2006 to 134 in 2018. This paper analyses the resurgence of national development planning, identifies the types and content of the plans, and their implications and interactions with the SDGs and the global development agenda.
Focussing on SDGs 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), Dr Alison Gardner, head of the Rights Lab’s Governance Programme, discusses the Slavery-Free Communities Programme’s work, highlighting promising practices in the context of Nottingham and the UK.