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Trade on Human Terms: Background Papers

This is a compilation of two technical background papers prepared for the Asia-Pacific Human Development Report ‘Trade on Human Terms’.   The first paper ‘National Trade and Development Strategies: Suggested Policy Directions’ considers the impressive performance of some Asian economies, whosemore

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Trade, Trade Agreements and Non-Communicable Diseases in the Pacific

"Trade, Trade Agreements and Non-Comunicable Diseases in the Pacific Islands: Intersections, Lessons Learned, Challenges and Way Forward" summarises the proceedings of the Sub-Regional Workshop on “Trade, Trade Agreements and Non-Communicable Diseases” held in Nadi, Fiji Islands, frommore

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Trade, Trade Agreements and Non-Communicable Diseases in the Pacific Islands

"Trade, Trade Agreements and Non-Comunicable Diseases in the Pacific Islands: Intersections, Lessons Learned, Challenges and Way Forward" summarises the proceedings of the Sub-Regional Workshop on “Trade, Trade Agreements and Non-Communicable Diseases” held in Nadi, Fiji Islands, frommore

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Translating CEDAW Into Law

This report comprises the results of a desk review commissioned by the UNDP Pacific Centre and UNIFEM to assess the legislative compliance of nine Pacific Island Countries with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The review required themore

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Translating CEDAW Into Law: Cook Islands

This Report comprises the results of a desk review commissioned by the UNDP Pacific Centre to assess the legislative compliance of the Cook Islands with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 1979 (CEDAW). The review required the application of 113 indicatorsmore

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Trends and Challenges in Public Administration Reform in Asia and the Pacific

This report provides an overview of developments in public administration reform in most countries in the Asia-Pacific region. It looks at the particular role that UNDP has played in this sector and then draws a series of conclusions on UNDP’s comparative advantage in this service line. The reportmore

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Tsunami Risk Assessment and Mitigation for the Indian Ocean

These guidelines aim to facilitate the assessment and mitigation of the risks from tsunamis to coastal communities, their infrastructure and other supporting systems, as a necessary complement to the various detection and warning systems under development for Indian Ocean countries within themore

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UNDP Annual report 2014

In all five regions of the developing world, UNDP supports progress that is sustainable, inclusive and resilient to setbacks.   Our 2013-2014 Annual Report spotlights results from actions across core dimensions of development, from jobs and food security, to well-run elections, to crisismore

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UNDP Pacific Centre 2013 Annual Report

This is the eighth 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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UNDP Regional Centres in Bangkok and Colombo Annual Report 2006

Regional Centre Management 2006 Annual Report represents the first joint review of the work of the UNDP Regional Centres in Bangkok and Colombo. more