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May 10, 2021

Building Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in Africa

CC Workshop South Africa
Posted by Felipe Bardella and Moulay El Omari[1]

Unlike many other environmental challenges, climate change is uniquely global with impacts that are felt across all sectors and social groups. Leaders, policy makers and other non-state actors around the world have placed climate change at the center of the international agenda and have been calling for concrete commitments under the three pillars of the 2015 Paris Agreement: mitigation, adaptation and financial commitments.

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May 06, 2021

Budgeting for SDGs and Other High-Level Priorities

SDGs
Posted by Scherie Nicol and Natalia Salazar[1]

From the challenges of climate change to addressing social inequalities and improving the well-being of societies, governments are seeking ways to focus action in pursuit of these larger goals. Momentum has gathered in recent years toward a set of budgeting approaches focussed on the delivery of high level and cross-cutting priorities such as gender budgeting, green budgeting and “well-being” budgeting. Governments hope that these approaches can bring about a step change in the way these priorities are resourced, and better results achieved. SDG budgeting similarly attempts to link resource allocations to high-level goals, overcome siloes and ensure policy coherence across government.

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May 03, 2021

 Digitized Healthcare in India: New Tools and Applications

India healthcare
Posted by Ramesh Kumar Nanjundaiya[1]

A top priority of the Indian government is to facilitate and encourage the timely manufacture and delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to citizens as well as exports to more than 50 countries across the globe. Some of these overseas supplies are donations appropriately termed as “vaccination diplomacy”. The government’s target is to ramp up its vaccination program from the present 3 million doses per day to at least 6 million per day.

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