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E-Handbook on Sustainable Development Goals Indicators

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development “encourages member states to conduct regular and inclusive reviews of progress at the national and sub-national levels which are country-led and country-driven”.

This handbook is targeted towards national statisticians to enable them to monitor progress made in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals based on data produced by national statistical systems.

It addresses the growing need for information targeted towards national statisticians to collect, calculate, and monitor the SDGs using data produced by the national statistical systems. We hope this will be a comprehensive yet straightforward reference that focuses on key aspects–such as concepts, definition, sources, calculations–that are essential to measuring indicators. It also provides additional links and references to more detailed information, so that national statisticians are able to delve into detailed references when needed.

 

Committee for Development Policy background paper series

The CDP Background Papers are preliminary documents aimed at stimulating discussion and critical comment on the broad range of economic, social and environmental issues associated with the issues dealt with by the Committee for Development Policy.

Vulnerability Monitor No. 1: Global Vulnerability to Trade Shocks

The manuals aim at establishing a reliable monitoring and analysis system to alert policy makers about vulnerabilities that could hurt countries under changing global economic conditions. IMAS tries to address three challenges: To bring existing information together into an effective monitoring framework that allows for real-time assessments of the economic and social impacts of changing conditions in the world economy; To analyze risks related to different types of shocks, their transmissions, and likely effects on developing countries and various population groups To inform policy makers so that they can design adequate responses and monitor the effectiveness of the policy actions taken.

Vulnerability Monitor No. 2: Global Vulnerability to Food and Energy Price Shocks

The manuals aim at establishing a reliable monitoring and analysis system to alert policy makers about vulnerabilities that could hurt countries under changing global economic conditions. IMAS tries to address three challenges: To bring existing information together into an effective monitoring framework that allows for real-time assessments of the economic and social impacts of changing conditions in the world economy; To analyze risks related to different types of shocks, their transmissions, and likely effects on developing countries and various population groups To inform policy makers so that they can design adequate responses and monitor the effectiveness of the policy actions taken.

Vulnerability Monitor No. 3: World trade recovers, but developing country vulnerability to commodity price swings remains

The manuals aim at establishing a reliable monitoring and analysis system to alert policy makers about vulnerabilities that could hurt countries under changing global economic conditions. IMAS tries to address three challenges: To bring existing information together into an effective monitoring framework that allows for real-time assessments of the economic and social impacts of changing conditions in the world economy; To analyze risks related to different types of shocks, their transmissions, and likely effects on developing countries and various population groups To inform policy makers so that they can design adequate responses and monitor the effectiveness of the policy actions taken.