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Capacity Development during Political Transitions - The Case of Afghanistan

This paper presents some of the main governmental and donor-supported programmes and projects aimed at strengthening systemic, institutional and individual capacities in the public sector, to assess their weaknesses and achievements to date, and derive some lessons learnt for capacity developmentmore

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Capacity Diagnostics Methodology: User's Guide

The Capacity Assessment User’s Guide provides UNDP and other development practitioners with an overview of UNDP’s approach to Capacity Development and Capacity Assessment and a step-by-step guide to conducting a capacity assessment using UNDP’s 'default' capacity assessment framework and Supportingmore

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Case Study from Asia in Addressing Human Poverty

This report brings together success stories from four countries in Asia: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea. These case studies cover thematic areas of: Employment, Microfinance, Education, Nutrition, Access to Justice and ICT for Development. more

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Central & West Asia Outcomes: Consultations on the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

The Central & West Asia HLF Consultation aimed to bring countries in the region together with the key objectives of supporting partner countries in preparing for the Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-3); ensuring that the Central & West Asian voices genuinely contribute tomore

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Challenging Corruption: Prioritising Social Services for Human Development

Corruption hurts everyone, but the disadvantaged are hurt the most. This paper focuses on social services – in particular, publicly funded education, health and the basic utilities of water, sanitation and electricity. It explores the relationship between the scourge of corruption and humanmore

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Checklist for Integrating Human Rights in Natural Disaster Management in the Pacific

The purpose of the attached checklists is to provide Disaster Management Teams (from the UN, national responders and/or international organisations) and humanitarian workers with guidance regarding key human rights issues and potential violations (“Red Flags”) to which they should be alert duringmore

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Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Review (CPEIR) – Methodological Note

This paper describes a new methodology that aims to inform the development of the national response to climate change: the climate public expenditure and institutional review (CPEIR). The paper outlines the analytical framework of this methodology. It draws on the experience of a substantial bodymore

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Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Reviews (CPEIRs) in the Asia-Pacific Region – What Have We Learnt?

This paper provides lessons learnt from the recent UNDP experience in implementation of Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Reviews (CPEIRs). It also provides proposal for implementing future CPEIRs and undertaking complementary analyses. more

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Combating Hunger: A Seven Point Agenda

This bulletin signifies the launch of UNDP-FAO Campaign against Hunger in the Asia-Pacific. It compiles the seven elements of an agenda for eliminating hunger based on global experience. Other featured articles include: challenge of a hunger free Asia-Pacific region; undernourishment in the region;more

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Communicating Disasters: An Asia Pacific Resource Book

This publication offers a kaleidoscope of perspectives as well as a great deal of practical advice on how to communicate hazards and disasters at inter-personal, inter-agency, inter-sector and public levels. It draws on the rich and varied experience of 21 contributors representing the media,more