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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

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Going Beyond the Minimum: Guidance Note - UNCAC Self-Assessments

The UNCAC Self-Assessment process is an opportunity to engage in national dialogue on anti-corruption policies and programmes and stimulate reforms to curb corruption. This practical Guidance Note, provides a methodology for national stakeholders on how to conduct a comprehensive and participatorymore

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Governance in the Least Developed Countries in Asia and Pacific

The paper assesses the current state of governance in 14 Least Developed Countries (LCDs) in the Asia-Pacific region, analysing the specific political, economic and social challenges currently facing these LDCs. The main conclusion reached in the paper is that, although all the governancemore

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Guidance Note: Gender Statistics

This guidance note provides a brief overview of gender statistics. It aims to increase understanding and encourage advocating for systemic production of official gender statistics and indicators. Included in the overview are summaries of gender indices, gender-responsive monitoring and evaluationmore

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Guidelines and Lessons for Establishing and Institutionalizing Disaster Loss Databases

This report documents the experiences of the UNDP Regional Programme on Capacity Building for Sustainable Recovery and Risk Reduction in implementing disaster loss databases using the DesInventar methodology.  The DesInventar is based on a relational database structure and a disciplined expertmore

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HIV Vulnerabilities of Migrant Women: from Asia to the Arab States

Through in-depth and focus group discussions, this study discloses the vulnerabilities that Asian migrant women encounter throughout the migration cycle. The research shows several good practices from both countries of origin and host countries that are making a difference to migrant’s lives, frommore

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HIV and Intimate Partner Transmission: A Call for Action - Symposium Report

This report summarizes the presentations, discussions and recommendations made at the symposium ‘HIV and Intimate Partner Transmission: A Call for Action’ held on 11 August 2009 at the 9th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP IX) in Bali, Indonesia as part of a series ofmore

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HIV and Mobility in South Asia

For the millions who seek greater employment and economic opportunities, migration is an increasingly attractive option. Protecting and promoting migrants’ right to health, including access to HIV services, is vital for safe mobility. HIV/AIDS and Mobility in South Asia, published by the UNmore

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HIV-APCoP Summary of E-discussion on Key Affected Women and Girls in Asia and the Pacific

This document summarizes the results of the HIV-APCoP ediscussion on Key Affected Women and Girls in Asia and the Pacific, which ran from 1 to 23 February 2012, and aimed to stimulate dialogue to ensure proper policy attention is paid to key affected women and girls in the context of HIV. Themore

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HIV-APCoP Summary of E-discussion on Linkages between Violence-Against-Women and HIV in Asia and the Pacific

The document presents a summary of the e-discussion on linkages between violence-against-women (VAW) and HIV, which took place from 25 November to 10 December 2012 on the Asia Pacific Community of Practice on HIV, Gender and Human Rights (HIV-APCoP) website, and coincided with the 16 Days ofmore