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Socio-economic impact of HIV at the household levels in Asia and the Pacific - Report on Technical Consultation

This report presents the summary of the technical presentations and discussions at the two-day technical consultation in Colombo from 3-4 March 2009 as well as the outputs such as the survey questionnaire. The report has been prepared with a view to guide research and analytical efforts formore

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Some challenges in Human Development: Concepts, Measures, Analysis, Reporting and Advocacy

This is a report from the third regional training workshop on Human Development in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 27 to 29 September 2005. more

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South Asia Outcomes: Consultations on the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

The South Asia HLF Consultation had the key objectives of supporting partner countries in preparing for the Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-3); ensuring that the South Asian voices genuinely contribute to the design and outcome of the Accra High Level Forum; and providing anmore

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South Asia Regional Advocacy Framework and Resource Guide: HIV, Human Rights and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

This South Asia Regional Advocacy Framework and Resource Guide was developed to assist organizations in South Asia to work together on advocacy priorities for removing the legal and policy barriers that prevent MSM and transgender people from enjoying the right to the highest attainable standard ofmore

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South-East Asia Regional Economic Integration and Cooperation

This Report looks into regional economic integration and broader regional cooperation in the South-East Asia context and examines how to deepen and broaden the benefits gained from such integration and cooperation for human development. more

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South-South Regionalism and Trade Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region

This policy paper offers a well-rounded perspective on the economic rationale for South-South trade cooperation and regional integration while bringing out its nature and pattern in the Asia-Pacific region and its underlying main drivers. Based on extensive data analysis, the paper also identifiesmore

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Stigma, Discrimination and Key Affected Populations: Strengthening the Role of Media Advocacy in Sri Lanka through a Critical Analysis of News Media Coverage

Stigma, Discrimination and Key Affected Populations: Strengthening the Role of Media Advocacy in Sri Lanka through a Critical Analysis of News Media Coverage aims to demonstrate the role of media in reflecting and perpetuating stigma and discrimination against key affected populations and peoplemore

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Strategy Paper: Sustainable and Inclusive Urbanization in Asia Pacific

The urbanization process in the Asia-Pacific region is proceeding at unprecedented speed and scale. Rapid urbanization linked to economic growth brings new opportunities and challenges for sustainable and inclusive development. The pace of urban growth has caught many governments and communities inmore

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Strengthening the Governance of Social Protection: The Role of Local Government

This regional analysis provides an overview of the current situation in the delivery of social protection programmes in seven countries in Asia, including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Nepal and Timor-Leste. Particular attention has been given to non-contributory socialmore

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Supporting UNCAC Implementation: Country Experiences in the Asia-Pacific Region

This report is a product from a regional technical training on the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) which took place on 13-15 October 2008. Anti-corruption practitioners and policy-makers from 18 countries in Asia and the Pacific region exchanged ideas and experiences inmore