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   ADB Report Shares Best Practices in PRC Cities to Combat Climate Change
Source: https://www.adb.org/
Source Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Citizen Engagement
Summary: Cities in developing Asia and the Pacific are growing fast, but this surge in urbanization has led to increasing pollution and environmental concerns, threatening to impact the quality of people’s lives. Innovative climate solutions in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), however, are demonstrating that it is possible for cities to pursue growth in a low-carbon and climate-resilient manner, accor ... Read More
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   ADB Anticorruption Day Event Focuses on Education, Environmental Management
Source: https://www.adb.org/
Source Date: Friday, December 07, 2018
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today marked International Anticorruption Day in its 8th annual event in ADB headquarters with calls for ongoing efforts to fight corruption and improve governance, particularly in education and environmental management, two critical areas for securing a bright future for Asia and the Pacific.
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   ADB to Partner on New $4 Million Facility to Help Asia Meet Climate Commitments
Source: https://www.adb.org/
Source Date: Friday, December 07, 2018
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today announced the launch of the Article 6 Support Facility, a $4 million initiative to help developing member countries (DMCs) in Asia and the Pacific combat climate change through a key provision of the Paris Agreement.
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   Changing World of Work Needs New Jobs Strategy
Source: http://www.oecd.org/
Source Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Governments need to do more to help workers and firms adapt to the fast-changing world of work and drive inclusive growth, according to the new OECD Jobs Strategy. New evidence in the report reveals that countries that promote job quantity, quality and inclusiveness – such as Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden – perform better than those which focus predominantly on market flexibility. While f ... Read More
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   Tax Revenues Continue Increasing As the Tax Mix Shifts Further Towards Corporate and Consumption Taxes
Source: http://www.oecd.org/
Source Date: Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Tax revenues in advanced economies have continued to increase, with taxes on companies and personal consumption representing an increasing share of total tax revenues, according to new OECD research. The 2018 edition of the OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics publication shows that the OECD average tax-to-GDP ratio rose slightly in 2017, to 34.2%, compared to 34.0% in 2016. The OECD average is now ... Read More
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   World Bank Group Launches Innovation Challenge to Strengthen Data Privacy and Empower the World’s ‘Invisible Billion’
Source: http://www.worldbank.org/
Source Date: Friday, December 07, 2018
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Citizen Engagement
Summary: The World Bank Group’s Identification for Development (ID4D) initiative announced the launch of the Mission Billion Challenge to make the ‘invisible billion’ – the number of people who still cannot prove who they are –, visible. Mission Billion will crowdsource innovative solutions to strengthen data privacy in digital identification systems and empower users to have greater control of their perso ... Read More
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   Accelerated Remittances Growth to Low- and Middle-Income Countries in 2018
Source: http://www.worldbank.org/
Source Date: Saturday, December 08, 2018
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: WASHINGTON, December 8, 2018 — Remittances to low- and middle-income countries grew rapidly and are projected to reach a new record in 2018, says the latest edition of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief, released today. The Bank estimates that officially recorded remittances to developing countries will increase by 10.8 percent to reach $528 billion in 2018. This new record level ... Read More
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   Immigrant Integration Policies Have Improved but Challenges Remain
Source: http://www.oecd.org/
Source Date: Sunday, December 09, 2018
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Many countries have made important improvements in integrating immigrants and their children into the labour market and day-to-day life of their country. However, many challenges remain and much of the potential that migrants bring with them remains unused, hampering both economic growth and social inclusion, according to a new joint OECD-EU report.
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   World Sees Huge Uptake in Sustainable Energy Policies in Past Decade
Source: http://www.worldbank.org/
Source Date: Sunday, December 09, 2018
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The number of countries with strong policy frameworks for sustainable energy more than tripled – from 17 to 59 – between 2010 and 2017, and many of the world's largest energy-consuming countries have significantly improved their renewable energy regulations since 2010, according to RISE 2018, a new World Bank report charting global progress on sustainable energy policies.
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   Easing Growth Momentum in the OECD Area
Source: http://www.oecd.org/
Source Date: Monday, December 10, 2018
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend six to nine months ahead, continue to point to easing growth momentum in the OECD area as a whole.
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