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Compendium of RBAP Country Office ‘Good Practices’

This compendium contains 55 good practices from UNDP's development works, primarily in the areas of democratic governance, energy and environment, crisis prevention and recovery, and management.  These were submitted by the 25 participating UNDP Country Offices in Asia-Pacific and showcased inmore

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Corruption in Pacific Island Countries

The report utilises the following structure. Section One provides an overview of the background to the report and the methodologies used in its writing. Section One also provides an overview of human development in the Pacific as well as a discussion of the relationship between human developmentmore

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Cracking the HDI: Human Development Indexing Exercise

This indexing exercise aims to demystify the principles and calculations in indexing, taking up the case of the human development index. It demonstrates that indexing is a simple idea and the actual steps can be mastered by anyone with basic high school mathematics. The document is in threemore

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Cracking the HDI: Human Development Indexing Exercise 2005

This indexing exercise aims to demystify the principles and calculations in indexing, taking up the case of the human development index.  It demonstrates that indexing is a simple idea and the actual steps can be mastered by anyone with basic high school mathematics. more

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Creating Enabling Legal Environments: Conducting National Reviews and Multi-Sector Consultations on Legal and Policy Barriers to HIV Services

This Guidance Document aims to support country stakeholders including governments, Joint UN Teams on AIDS, civil society partners and others to undertake a review of national laws, policies and practices to enable full achievement of universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and supportmore

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Deoum Troung Pram Hath in Modern Cambodia

This report presents the preliminary analysis of research that was carried out in the rural provinces of Prey Veng and Pursat, and also in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. The research examines the links between masculinity, gender, and domestic violence in Cambodia. It aims to furthermore

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Designing Climate-linked Social Protection in Asia-Pacific Cities

As the Asia-Pacific region continues to rapidly urbanize, many of the region’s development challenges – job creation and poverty reduction, governance and access to services, and environmental sustainability – will be increasingly focused in its cities. The region’s urban centres hold the key to amore

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Developing a Comprehensive Package of Services to Reduce HIV among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgender (TG) Populations in Asia and the Pacific - Regional Consensus Meeting Report

The Regional Consensus Meeting on Developing a Comprehensive Package of Services to Reduce HIV among Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender Populations in Asia and the Pacific was convened to review and endorse a comprehensive package of services and programmes to support HIV prevention,more

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Discussion paper: Linkages between violence against women and HIV in Asia and the Pacific

While research conducted in sub-Saharan Africa and in hyper-epidemic settings have established that violence against women drives and fuels the HIV epidemic, there has been little analysis done in countries with concentrated epidemics such as those in the Asia-Pacific region, andmore