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Decentralising power in Asia: Where are we?
Decentralisation has been in the development agenda for a couple of decades now. This article discusses some of the lesser-known innovations from Asian countries and challenges that they still grapple with.
3 October 2016 | 14 : 56Read more
Localising the SDGs
The 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) will soon translate into responsibilities that will be shared by local governments. Hence localisation of the SDGs must be fleshed out without delay.
3 October 2016 | 14 : 48Read more
Let needs speak
The age of top-down foreign aid is over. Forms of inclusive and decentralised governance are crucial to make international development go.
3 October 2016 | 14 : 03Read more
Bringing politics back to squares, literally
The consensus in favour of multiculturalism is cracking. A wide range of political parties is targeting minorities and migrants. Small-scale deliberative spaces at the neighbourhood level may enhance participation while eroding reasons for intergroup mistrust
3 October 2016 | 13 : 56Read more
Making the State local: The Politics of decentralized governance in Pakistan
Pakistan is currently in the midst of its longest uninterrupted phase of democratic politics. The most recent return to democratic politics in Pakistan occurred in 2006, when parliamentary elections marked a transition of power from General Musharraf’s military government to popularly elected governments.
3 October 2016 | 13 : 19Read more
Myanmar’s Fiscal Decentralization and Public Service Impediments
Relocating more budget to subnational entities could be one of the means of bringing about fiscal decentralization to achieve better and efficient local services for the people of Myanmar.
3 October 2016 | 13 : 00Read more
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