The guidance note aims to promote an understanding of how the costing associated with achieving the SDGs differs from costing of more traditional national development plans or sectoral initiatives and how adopting this can reduce costs and enhance impact for the SDGs
This Workbook provides an innovative, stepwise and adaptable approach that enables countries to: assess the context for biodiversity finance and map existing finance solutions; measure current biodiversity expenditures, and make a reliable estimate of the finance needed.
Citizen’s SDG Budgets (Prioritising the SDGs objectives for Governments to facilitate budget allocation towards Policy Targets)
A tool that supports governments to make the right budget decisions and prioritization on SDGs by enabling a dialogue between governments, citizens, Parliaments and civil society organizations to participate in decision making, monitoring of the spending on the ground and holding the government accountable for managing public funds.
(Assist parliament Committees on Budgeting for the SDGs, SDG Impact Assessment, Outsourcing Research and Analyses as well as increasing claim for SDG Policies & Targets to be explicitly presented within Budgetary Documents)
Thematic Bond (Green, Blue, SDG, Islamic Bonds) Frameworks
Thematic bonds are traditional fixed income instruments which allow investors to finance specific investment themes such as climate change, health, food, education, access to financial services and target specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through investing. The frameworks enable design of the thematic bonds.