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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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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

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Potential and Challenges in Human Development: Analysis, Process and Reporting

This is a report from the regional training workshop whick took place on 2-4 May 2004 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The workshop served as a platform for cross-country sharing and collective exploration of critical concepts and issues of human development. The challenges faced by different stakeholdersmore

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Practioner's Guide to Capacity Assessment of Anti-Corruption Agencies

In order to strengthen the capacity of anti-corruption agencies to more effectively discharge their mandates, it is necessary to first assess their existing capacity. Accordingly, this Practitioners' Guide has been developed to assist national anti-corruption officials, as well as UNDP Countrymore

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Practitioner's Guide to Designing Inclusive and Accountable Local Democratic Institutions

This Practitioner’s Guide to Designing Inclusive and Accountable Local Democratic Institutions is the first of its kind to provide an overview of the current range of local representative arrangements and electoral systems in Asia and the Pacific. This easy-to-use guide will assist Countrymore