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Fiscal Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction

This primer is intended to provide an introduction to the main principles of fiscal decentralisation, to examine linkages between poverty reduction and fiscal decentralisation, to briefly describe major comparative experiences, and to clarify UNDP’s approaches and entry points. It should be read inmore

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Flying Colours, Broken Threads

The Report discusses the general trend in Asia’s share of US and EU imports of textiles and clothing (T&C) products; deals with some of policy concerns emanating from the recent development in the T&C trade; analyses successful case studies from three countries (Cambodia, Sri Lanka,more

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From Development to Human Development: Tool for Applying the Human Development Perspective

Adopting a human development perspective involves recognition of development as a process beyond economic concerns and beyond a particular sector, to one that respects the choices and freedoms of human beings and seeks to enlarge capabilities and opportunities for all.   This tool aims tomore

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From Development to Human Development: Tool for Examining Themes from a Human Development Perspective

This tool helps examining development theme and seeks to develop skills to look at development issues from human development perspective. Adopting a human development perspective involves recognition of development as a process beyond economic concerns to one that respects the choices and freedommore

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Gender Dimensions of Intellectual Property and Traditional Medicinal Knowledge

Many countries are taking steps to develop national legislation to protect and promote their traditional knowledge; however, there are growing concerns about the constraints that may be placed on governments as a result of Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rightsmore

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Gender Equality in Elected Office in Asia Pacific: Six Actions to Expand Women’s Empowerment

This publication provides an overview of women’s political representation in Asia-Pacific member states, and reviews the impact of series of six fast-track institutional reforms which can contribute towards the attainment of gender equality in elected office. These six “windows or opportunity”more

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Gender and Climate Change: Impact and Adaptation

This report is the product of the annual Gender Community of Practice (CoP) Learning Event conducted on the topic of Climate Change. It consolidates the experiences, discussions and inputs of the gender specialists, climate change experts and UNDP Country Office focal points working withinmore

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Gender and HIV in the Pacific Islands Region

This study presents evidence linking the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) with gender inequality in law and in custom in Pacific Island countries and territories. It suggests recommendations based on the findings in five areas, proposing policy responses and programme approaches whichmore

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Getting the Most out of Feedback: Peer Review Guidelines

In peer review process, there are various facets to take into account, apart from the technical content, such as the structure, methodology and style of the work. This publication provides guidelines that can be used by UNDP Country Offices for most drafts of papers, studies, background research,more

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Getting to Accra Information Portal on Aid Effectiveness for the Asia-Pacific Region

The 2005 Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness sets out to accomplish a major shift in the way development assistance is provided. Its core principles – ownership, alignment, harmonization, managing for results and mutual accountability – are easy to state, but add up to a radical change for bothmore