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Advancing Sustainable Development: The Case of Extractive Industries

This summary of e-discussion consolidates the exchange of directly applicable experiences, expertise and knowledge on extractive industries from countries within and outside of the Asia-Pacific region. Furthermore, it captures the dialogue between national level practitioners and international more

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Advancing the Implementation of CEDAW in the Cook Islands

The report "Advancing the Implementation of CEDAW in the Cook Islands: Good Practise Approaches to Civil family law Bill" presents the results of a desk review commissioned by the UNDP Pacific Centre to identify good practice law reform options in six areas pertaining to family law in the more

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Asia Region Outcomes Executive Summary: Consultation on the High level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

This report provides a diversity of views shared at the Asia Consultations on the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness which was organized to support partner countries in preparing for the Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-3); ensure that Asian voices genuinely contribute to the more

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Asia Water Watch 2015

This report uses the latest data available to measure each country’s progress toward MDG Target 10 and analyzes whether it will be achieved. The results show a mixed picture. Some countries have already met the target; others are on track; others are likely to miss it in 2015. Some countries even more

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Asia-Pacific GEM: Quarterly Newsletter on Gender and Macroeconomic Issues

Asia-Pacific GEM, a quarterly newsletter, aims to bring news related to gender and macroeconomic issues in the region to government officials, development agencies, civil society, and academia. The next newsletter will be released in June 2014. Please send any relevant news items you would like more

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Asia-Pacific Human Development 2005: Promoting ICT for Human Development in Asia

Realizing the Millennium Development Goals   The Regional Human Development Report on Promoting ICT for Human Development: Realizing the Millennium Development Goals, is a first-time attempt to systematically assess the role and impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on more

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Asia-Pacific Human Development 2005: Promoting ICT for Human Development in Asia - Summary

This reportis a first time attempt to systematically assess the role and impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on human development in Asia. Initiated jointly by UNDP’s Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme (APDIP) and Asia-Pacific Regional Human Development Reports more

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Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2003: HIV/AIDS and Human Development in South Asia

The Regional Human Development Report on ‘HIV/AIDS and Human Development in South Asia 2003’ is the first report prepared under the aegis of UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Initiative on Human Development Reports (HDRC) and the Regional Programme on HIV and Development (REACH Beyond Borders). This more

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Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2006: Trade on Human Terms

Transforming trade for Human Development in Asia and the Pacific   International trade has been the engine of growth for many countries of Asia and the Pacific. The ‘economic miracle’ of the East Asian ‘tigers’ is due in large part to their ability to export to global markets and to develop more

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Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2008: Tackling Corruption, Transforming Lives

This Report comes on the heels of the landmark Second Session of the Conference of State Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption in Bali, Indonesia, which is aiding countries in the implementation of their anti-corruption efforts. The United Nations Convention Against Corruption more