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Leadership development - Leading transformation at the Local Level

This document provides specific evidence of existing leadership programmes and examines the array of methodologies and materials currently in use. more

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Legal environments, human rights and HIV responses among men who have sex with men and transgender people in Asia and the Pacific: An agenda for action

This report documents how both punitive and protective laws, policies and practices impact comprehensive HIV responses. To support the findings and recommendations, the report maps out recent judicial, legislative and policy developments and community responses at the global, regional and nationalmore

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Legal protections against HIV-related human rights violations: Experiences and lessons learned from national HIV laws in Asia and the Pacific

Increasingly, countries in the Asia-Pacific region have put in place HIV laws to provide legal protections for people living with HIV. In a follow-up to the report of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, Legal Protections against HIV-related Human Rights Violations: Experiences and Lessonsmore

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Linkages between International Trade and Human Poverty First Stakeholder Perception Workshop Report

This report contains deliberations from representative stakeholders from 10 countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam) participated at the First Stakeholder Perception Workshop Report in New Delhi, India, February 2005. more

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Linkages between International Trade and Human Poverty Second Stakeholder Perception Workshop Report

This report contains output from consultation, discussion and recommendations from the Second Stakeholder Perception Workshop on ‘Linkages between International Trade and Human Poverty’ in New Delhi, India, 1-3 June 2005. more

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Linking Disaster Risk Reduction and Poverty Reduction: Good Practices and Lessons Learned

This is the second publication of the Global Network of NGOs for Disaster Risk Reduction, a network of national and international NGOs and civil society organizations working on disaster risk reduction. This publication seeks to highlight initiatives that have successfully linked poverty reductionmore

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Local Democracy in Asia: Representation in Decentralized Governance

This background paper is part of a wider UNDP regional initiative that focuses on a number of core issue related to representative systems and local elections. Most UNDP interventions have traditionally focused on direct participation in local governance, notably in the involvement of citizens andmore

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Local Governance and Climate Change: A Discussion Note

This Discussion Note tries to identigy and articulate in practical terms what has (or has not) been done by local governments in addressing climate change, and what can be done to improve outcomes from this interface. The overall conclusion is that there is little hard evidence that climate changemore

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Local Governance in Tsunami Recovery

This paper aims to provide an analysis of lessons learned and emerging principles on the functioning of local governance in disaster recovery (and briefly relief and early recovery) – drawing primarily on experiences from the five countries most seriously affected by the Tsunami: India, Indonesia,more