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28 Mar 2016

Sustainable Development Goals in Action: Learning from the South & Partnerships on Climate Resilient Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Green Economies

30 May – 1st June 2016, Bangladesh

Reports and Articles

06 Nov 2008

The following documents are from the workshop "Development Effective in Practice: Applying the Paris Declaration to Advancing Gender Equality, Environmental Sustainability and Human Rights" held in Dublin, Ireland on 26-27 April 2007. These have been made available as background reading material for the 11th PEP Meeting in Copenhagen.

Dublin Workshop Concept
Dublin Workshop Agenda (PDF)

06 Nov 2008

This paper identifies two basic trajectories to a high-income democracy linked to the scale and deployment of rents. Low-rent countries tend to engender developmental political states that competitively diversify the economy and sustain rapid per capita GDP (PCGDP) growth, which strengthens three key sanctions against anti-social governance (political accountability, social capital and the rule of law) to achieve endogenous democratisation that is incremental. In contrast, rent-rich countries are likely to experience a slower and more erratic transition.

06 Nov 2008

Despite the potential of EFR to raise revenue, improve environmental management and fight poverty its use is frequently delayed and constrained by political and institutional factors. Overcoming these factors requires thorough analysis of the political context, followed by effective management of the reforms as an inclusive political process. Accordingly, to assist governments in successfully adopting EFR, this report focuses on the political economy of EFR.


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