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Overcoming Vulnerability to Rising Oil Prices

The report examines how oil price rises are affecting the Asia-Pacific region’s poorest people. It proposes establishing an Asia-Pacific Compensatory Oil Finance Facility for LDC's and small island developing states to: help tide poorer countries over the immediate balance of payments or fiscalmore

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Overcoming legal barriers to comprehensive prevention among men who have sex with men and transgender people in Asia and the Pacific - Symposium Report

The Report is from the “Overcoming legal barriers to comprehensive prevention among men who have sex with men and transgender people in Asia and the Pacific” high level symposium which jointly convened by UNDP and the Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health (APCOM) during the 9th Internationalmore

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Pacific Centre Annual Report 2010

This is the fifth annual report from the UNDP Pacific Centre. The report details how the Centre continues to strive to connect with partners for transformational change in the Pacific. more

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Pacific Centre Annual Report 2011

This is the sixth annual report of the Pacific Centre. It discusses the work and achievements of the Pacific Centre in 2011 more

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Pacific Centre Annual Report 2012

This is the seventh annual report from the UNDP Pacific Centre. The report details how the Centre continues to strive to connect with partners for transformational change in the Pacific. more

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Pacific Handbook on Human Rights Treaty Implementation

Pacific Island Countries like all other countries, face a series of challenegs in implementing human rights treaties. This handbook aims at addressing both the practical as well as the political challenges that continue to exist. It aims to be a tool for overcoming these challenges for Governmentmore

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Pacific Trade and Human Rights

The report, jointly produced by UNDP, UNOHCHR and the WHO, shows how trade, development and human rights need to be brought together in a more integrated and inclusive manner for the benefit of Pacific Islands Peoples. Pacific Island Countries are characterized by small, remote scatteredmore

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People, Trade, and Development: Learning from Asia-Pacific

This review of Asia-Pacific experience in trade policy and development draws on the research papers produced under the Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Initiative and the summaries generated from those papers.   In this review, the authors consider two intimately conjoined issues as itmore

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Policy Space and Investment Rules under GATS: Select Asian Experiences

The study highlights inter alia that there is a case for countries to adopt a calibrated approach to liberalization of GATS investment rules to harness development benefits. The Study brings out the various dimensions of policy space in the context of GATS and juxtaposes select Asian experiences onmore

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Potential and Challenges in Human Development Reporting: Operationalising Regional and National HDRs in Policies and Programmes

This report is an output from the training workshop that took place on 24-26 September 2003 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The workshop served as a platform for cross-country sharing and collective exploration of critical concepts and issues of human development (HD). It intended to provide participants anmore