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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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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

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HIV-APCoP Summary of E-discussion on the Socio-economic Impact of HIV on Women and Girls

This report captures the E-discussion on the Socio-economic Impact of HIV on Women and Girls, conducted on the Asia Pacific Community of Practice on HIV, Gender, and Human Rights (HIV-APCoP) from 1 to 22 August 2011. The e-discussion, based on initial findings of the soon to be published UNDPmore

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HIV-APCoP Summary of Ediscussion on HIV and the Law

This e-discussion conducted on the Asia Pacific Community of Practice on HIV, Gender, and Human Rights (HIV-APCoP) built on the regional dialogue of the Commission on HIV and the Law. It gave an opportunity for network members to participate and inform the Global Commission on HIV and themore

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HIV-APCoP Summary of Ediscussion on Progress on MDG 3 and 6 Women and girls living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific

This booklet is a summary of the e-discussion that ran on the HIV Asia Pacific Community of Practice (HIV-APCoP) - www.hivapcop.org - from 11 August to 3 September, 2010. The three-part discussion, focusing on Advocacy, Stigma and Discrimination; Access to Services; and Violence Against Women,more