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A Future Within Reach

The report is the second in a series. The first, published in 2003, was subtitled Meeting the Challenges of Poverty Reduction.  Using the latest data, the Report tracks each country or territory’s progress in each of the MDG targets and assesses whether it will achieve that target by more

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Accelerating Achievement of MDGs by Ways and Means of Economic and Social Rights

This publication is the result of more than a year of discussions and exchanges on a variety of themes centered on what UNDP regards as its core mandate: the human development agenda. As the 2015 target date for the MDGs is rapidly approaching, and as efforts are underway to “accelerate” progress more

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Asia Water Watch 2015

This report uses the latest data available to measure each country’s progress toward MDG Target 10 and analyzes whether it will be achieved. The results show a mixed picture. Some countries have already met the target; others are on track; others are likely to miss it in 2015. Some countries even more

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Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2010: Power, Voices and Rights

A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific   The report focuses on the critical question of advancing gender equality, as seen through the prism of women’s unequal power, voice, and rights. Despite the region’s many economic gains, the Report chronicles how in many instances more

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Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2008

This is the third in a series of regional reports on the Millennium Development Goals in the Asia-Pacific region. It assesses the prospects of reaching the goals and targets, highlighting the potential gaps and indicating how these can be filled. It also looks at the potential for adding value to more

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Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2009/2010

Coming in the midst of the global financial and economic turmoil, this report offers a unique opportunity to redress the information balance – to register the impact on the poor and the implications for the achievement of the Goals. Just as important, it tries to identify opportunities for action – more

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Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2010/2011

This report uses the latest information from the United Nations MDG database to assess which countries and sub-regions are likely to miss or achieve the Goals. It attempts to encapsulate and update the discussions and recommendations of the earlier reports on MDGs, jointly published by ESCAP, ADB more

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Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2011/2012

This report underlines the extent of disparities across the region, looking especially at the wide gaps in the goals related to health and nutrition where the region is particularly under-performing. Even countires that have been making rapid economic progress still lose shocking numbers of more

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Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2012/2013

This ESCAP/ADB/UNDP Regional MDGs Report, eighth in the series under the partnership, comes at a critical juncture when we need one big final push to achieve the MDGs in less than 1,000 days. As we gear up our efforts, citizens and leaders of the world are also discussing the possible framework of more

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Combating Hunger: A Seven Point Agenda

This bulletin signifies the launch of UNDP-FAO Campaign against Hunger in the Asia-Pacific. It compiles the seven elements of an agenda for eliminating hunger based on global experience. Other featured articles include: challenge of a hunger free Asia-Pacific region; undernourishment in the region; more