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The Potential for Cooperative Regional Industrial Development Strategies in Asia and the Implications of Emerging China and India

This policy paper attempts to provide an analytical framework, and carries out an empirical assessment of the recent patterns of growth, trade and investment flows in Asia with a special emphasis on China and India. The study argues that the trade structure of countries in Asia is undergoing amore

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The Socio-Economic Impact of HIV at the Household Level in Asia: A Regional Analysis

The report, based on national studies undertaken by UNDP in partnership with national institutions in Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam over the last six years, found that HIV affects almost all aspects of human life across a spectrum of indicators. All the national studies were case-more

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The Socio-Economic Impact of HIV at the Household Level in Asia: A Regional Analysis of the Impact on Women and Girls

The report outlines the specific impacts that women and girls face on a daily basis that range from employment and household burden to discrimination and access to treatment. By comparing across countries in the region, and across HIV-affected and non-affected households, the analysis providesmore

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The South-East Asia Court of Women on HIV and Human Trafficking: From Vulnerability to Free, Just, and Safe Movement - Summary Report

This report provides the summary and key issues raised at the ‘South-East Asia Court of Women on HIV and Human Trafficking: From Vulnerability to Free, Just, and Safe Movement’, which took place on 6 August 2009 in Bali, Indonesia. The intention of this publication is to stimulate debate and actionmore

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The Women and Wealth Project - Empowering Positive Women through Social Enterprises: Results Assessment

The Women and Wealth Project Results Assessment details the experiences of this innovative pilot project that sought to empower and improve the well-being of women living with HIV through the development of social enterprises that would provide a livelihood and a safe working environment free ofmore

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Threat Posed by the Economic Crisis to Universal Access to HIV Services for Migrants

Issued jointly by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), “The Threat Posed by the Economic Crisis to Universal Access to HIV Services for Migrants” makes predictions on migration policies and HIV/AIDS programmesmore

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Toward Export Diversification: Trade and Industrial Policy Environment in Asian LDCs - Joint Policy Brief Issue 2

This joint policy brief discusses the followings topics based on a series of studies in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Nepal.   ● Prospects for export diversification ● Issues and policy options for Asian least developed countries (LDCs) ● Access to finance ● Infrastructure ● Trademore

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Towards Inclusive Governance

This publication presents lessons learnt on inclusive governance through 10 case studies of development policies and programmes, in eight Asia-Pacific countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Fiji, India, Iran, Philippines and Sri Lanka). Overall, they address two key questions:   • Doesmore

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Towards Universal Access: Examples of Municipal HIV Programming for Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People in Six Asian Cities

This report describes specific examples of programme activities that seek to address HIV and promote health and rights among MSM and transgender people in six Asian cities: Bangkok, Thailand; Chengdu, China; Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam; Jakarta, Indonesia; Manila, the Philippines; and Yangon,more

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Towards a Pacific Human Security: Report on Consultation Proceedings

While more traditional conceptions of security have focused on the protection of states and national borders, proponents of ‘human security’ have suggested that governments, development agencies, civil society and communities make the individual the focus of security, and that they considermore