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September 22, 2021

Business Continuity Planning for Government Cash and Debt Management

BCP - Sept 22
Posted by Emre Balibek, Ian Storkey, and H. Hakan Yavuz[1]

Cash and debt management operations are core “transactional” functions of public financial management. These functions, by their nature, are exposed to a complex set of operational risks. Business disruptions to government cash and debt management operations can have spill-over effects on the delivery of government services and prevent the efficient functioning of financial markets. For example, a government bond auction that fails because of an outage in the electronic auction platform, may have serious financial and/or reputational consequences for a nation’s financial system.

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September 20, 2021

Coherent Policy, Planning, and Performance for Delivering the SDGs

Sep 27
Posted by David Fellows[1]         

This is an extraordinarily important time for coherent policy, planning, and performance - the “3 Ps” – for delivering the SDGs and other core public policy objectives.

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September 13, 2021

A Review of Academic Studies of Gender Budgeting

Gender
Posted by Tobias Polzer, Isabella M. Nolte, and Johann Seiwald[1]

Gender budgeting has not only encouraged countries to adopt reforms but also researchers to undertake studies and publish articles. A recent study[2] conducts a systematic literature review in peer reviewed journals covering 78 studies beginning in the 1990s. It seeks to elicit avenues for advancing gender budgeting.

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September 08, 2021

Implementation of Green Budgeting in EU Countries

EU Green
Posted by Elva Bova and Simona Pojar[1]

As many EU Member States are taking action to green their economies, how green are their budgets?

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September 01, 2021

Technology Can Level the Playing Field for Disabled People in the Workforce

WOEF
Posted by Talal Rafi1

  • One in six people worldwide have a disability – and faces economic exclusion.
  • Ensuring digital transformation includes disabled people also brings larger economic benefits.
  • Technology in the areas of edtech, fintech, remote working and networking can all further inclusion.

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