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Data Revolution – Key Challenges in Measuring Progress on the SDGs

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Shachi Somani, the only Indian female cyclist participating in the HERO MTB Challenge 2015 and cyclist Gurman Reen raised a flag to represent Goal 4, Quality Education, in India, to support the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Credit: Ashish Sood

Opportunities and challenges in measuring progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.

July 9, 2016 — In 2015, the UN, its member states, and millions of citizens around the world came together in an unprecedented way to draw up a “to-do list” for the world – identifying measurable goals and targets for addressing today’s biggest challenges. Known as the Continue reading Data Revolution – Key Challenges in Measuring Progress on the SDGs

Duterte’s 1st EO – Simpler, faster anti-poverty services

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‘RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT.’ President Rodrigo Duterte holds his first Cabinet meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the Malacañang Palace on June 30, 2016

12 agencies are placed under the supervision of Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, who will have the power to ‘evaluate existing poverty reduction programs’ and streamline them

MANILA, Philippines (July 4, 2016) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s first executive order aims to streamline agencies that deal with poverty reduction by placing them under the supervision of Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr.  Continue reading Duterte’s 1st EO – Simpler, faster anti-poverty services

Policy Coherence in Practice, Delivering Sustainable Development

July 3, 2016 — At a time of climate disruption and accelerated ecosystem degradation, rising inequalities, economic insecurity, and citizen’s disaffection with governments around the world, reconciling environmental, economic and social concerns is essential Continue reading Policy Coherence in Practice, Delivering Sustainable Development

Central Visayas gets P1.83B for BUB projects

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ALOGUINSAN’S HIDDEN BEACH. Hidden behind thick trees, this pristine beach is only one among southern Cebu’s beautiful beaches. Photo courtesy of Sheilamei Abellanoza and Gian Carlo Jubela
Of the P24.7-billion allocation from 2016 national budget, Cebu gets P1 billion from the total BUB share

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 19, 2016) — Are you from Central Visayas?

In a statement released by the Department of Budget and Management Thursday, February 18, Central Visayas will be Continue reading Central Visayas gets P1.83B for BUB projects