The revised version of a draft operational paper, focusing on practical measures for taking work forward on UNSCR 1325 in the context of the European Security and defense policy, as agreed by the PMG at its meeting on 22 September 2005.
This report is prepared in response to the request contained in Commission on the Status of Women resolution 50/1. It includes information provided by Member States and relevant entities of the United Nations system andprovides a recommendation for consideration by the Commission at its fifty-second session in 2008.
This article describes the experience and lesson learned to date during the implementation of gender responsive budgeting in Pakistan through a dedicated project ‘Gender Responsive Budgeting Initiative’. The article provides the background, and details on GRB activities undertaken including implementation of various GRB tools, steps taken to gender sensitize the budgetary processes, linkages and synergies developed, and challenges and lesson learned so far.
Prepared by members of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee(IASC), this Handbook aims to provide actors in thefield with guidance on gender analysis, planning and actions to ensure that the needs, contributions and capacities of women, girls, boys and men are considered in all aspects of humanitarian response. It also offers checklists to assist in monitoring gender equality programming.
The material that follows will provide examples of civil society budget activities in a variety of country contexts in order to measure the value of this work to public budgeting.Since the 1990s, civil society organizations have begun to play a larger role in the budget process in some developing countries. This growth has been particularly rapid in the past few years and corresponds with the political trend towards democratization. The purpose of this paper is to examine this expanding contribution of civil society organizations to public budgets in developing countries.
— Warren Krafchik - Center on Budget and Policy Priorities