This is a framework presented by Education for All- Fast Track Initiative that focuses on the advancement of primary education in developing countries. FTI aims to provide the incentives and resources to empower poor nations to build and implement sound education plans. Developing nations are responsible for taking ownership of crafting national education plans, with budget accountability and a greater commitment of political and financial resources, while donor nations commit to providing the additional technical know-how and funding required ensuring that no nation that met its obligations would fail for lack of resources or technical capacity.
The artisanal and small-scale mining sector (ASM) has attracted the increasing interest of governments, international organizations, and private corporations because of its growing role in national economies. The sector provides significant, but generally poorly paid, employment in difficult working conditions for the most marginalized populations in many developing countries.
Capacity Building for Local Stakeholders in Key Mining Regions Awareness-Raising, Confidence-Building and Empowerment : Materials and Guidance Documents
These were materials used during a workshop which had the objective to build capacity for participants to identify the adverse local environmental and socio-economic impacts of mining projects and understand the management and technical options for their mitigation and monitoring.
Companies concerned about their social and environmental impacts have a new tool for measuring and monitoring their activities. the Measuring Impact Framework to help companies measure and assess the impact of their business activities on economic and broader development goals wherever they operate.
What Makes Strategic Environmental Assessment Successful Environmental Assessment? The Role of Context in the Contribution of SEA to Decision-
In this paper, an assessment framework, in which these aspects are explicitly addressed, is proposed.
This report argues that human rights are an integral part of effective and sustainable development, and should be explicitly considered in all World Bank Group (WBG) investment decisions. We examine the WBG’s integration of human rights standards into its operations — highlighting accomplishments, shortcomings, and barriers — and suggest ways forward.
Cross-sector partnerships that seek to impact policy have been the subject of much discussion. This case study profiles a multi-sector partnership that brings together the United Nations, civil society, business, governments and communities to develop policies that reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. It captures how this cross-cutting partnership is building the capacity of local grassroots organisations to influence policy around the world.
Endearing Myths, Enduring Truths: Enabling Partnerships between Business, Civil Society and Government
This publication draws lessons learned about partnerships involving business, government and civil society. The Knowledge Resource Group draws from the Business Partners for Development Cluster experience, as well as the existing base of knowledge on partnership building, in developing tools and programs that can hasten the learning process and can increase the sustainability of the partnerships.
Grievance mechanisms provide a way to reduce risk for projects, provide an effective avenue for expressing concerns and achieving remedies for communities, and promote a mutually constructive relationship.
The International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA) was established in 1974 following the establishment of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). IPIECA provides one of the industry's principal channels of communication with the United Nations.