The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has launched a practical guide for public organizations on how to conduct corruption risk assessments to identify, mitigate and prevent corruption vulnerabilities in their operations.

Govt of India announced guidelines for ‘Unlock 4’ on 29 August, which will remain in force till September 30. Metro services will be allowed to operate with effect from Sept 7 in graded manner.

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces lockdowns, most countries and municipalities are pursuing digital government strategies, many with innovative initiatives – but vast numbers of people still do not have access to online services, according to the 2020 edition of the United Nations E‑Government Survey, released today.

A Bill further to amend the Municipal Corporations Act, 1955 and the Andhra Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1965. This Act may be called the Andhra Pradesh Municipal Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020. It shall be deemed to have come into force on and from the 2nd March, 2020.

Increasing water scarcity is recognized as a key challenge to sustainable development and major cause of conflict, social unrest and changes to traditional migration routes and new migration patterns.

The key factor that will determine the attainment of Africa’s development objectives is how the continent responds to its increasing need for access to adequate, secure and reliable energy services to industrialize, trade, provide better health and education services, reduce poverty and increase inclusion, boost economic growth and cater for pop

This paper provides new insights to ensure that the long-term impact of non-traditional risks and opportunities can be better understood. Reflecting work done in collaboration with Mercer, the report leverages use cases to identify critical systemic risks that address an annual investment gap of $6.27 trillion.

Economic distress and social discontent will rise over the next 18 months unless world leaders, businesses and policy-makers work together to manage the fallout of the pandemic. As economies restart, there is an opportunity to embed greater societal equality and sustainability into the recovery, which would unleash a new era of prosperity.

Four years of Effective governance is no mean achievement. Fulfilled promises and futuristic projects are the hall mark of this Government. Near-perfect taming of a global threat like Covid-19 menace is something more than an achievement.

The Government of India (GoI) is strongly committed to the 2030 Agenda, including the Sustainable Development Goals, as reinforced by the Prime Minister and other senior ministers at national and international meetings.

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