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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

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Understanding Masculinities

This study is based on qualitative research undertaken in a small community in the province of Punjab in Pakistan. The research aims to deepen understanding of male attitudes and perceptions on gender-based violence and their link to masculine identity.   This is a publication by Partners formore

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Undertaking a Human Rights-Based Approach: Lessons for Policy, Planning and Programming

This report is one of two publications resulting from the Lessons Learned Project (LLP). It is based on lessons learned from documenting experiences and programmes that incorporated elements of the human right-based approach (HRBA) in several Asia-Pacific countries from 2004.   The report ismore

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Urban Youth in the Pacific - Increasing Resilience and Reducing Risk for Involvement in Crime and Violence

This report was produced in response to a concern raised by the Forum Regional Security Committee (FSRC) about the involvement of a small but increasing number of urban youth in crime and violence and acknowledgment that the region can work towards building the resilience of young people. Themore