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Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Reviews

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

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Communication for Empowerment in Lao PDR: An assessment of communication and media needs among ethnic peoples

This assessment was produced under the initiative ‘Indigenous Voices: Communication for Empowerment (C4E) of Asia’s Indigenous Peoples’ in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). The initiative emphasizes the role of communications as an empowering mechanism to enhance inclusivemore

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Communication for Empowerment in Nepal: An assessment of communication and media needs among indigenous peoples

This assessment was produced under the initiative ‘Indigenous Voices: Communication for Empowerment (C4E) of Asia’s Indigenous Peoples’. The initiative emphasized the role of a diverse media and inclusive communication channels as empowering mechanisms to enhance voice, inclusive participation andmore

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Community Leadership and Advocacy Framework and Resource Guide: HIV, Human Rights and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Islands of Southeast Asia

The Islands of Southeast Asia Network on Male and Transgender Sexual Health (ISEAN) Community Leadership and Advocacy Framework is intended for use as a template for subregional and national advocacy to improve HIV prevention and care among MSM and transgender people. It sets outmore

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Community-Based Disaster Risk Management: Gaining Ground in Hazard Prone Communities in Asia

This publication is a guide for facilitators and trainers in conducting training workshops on village level disaster risk assessment and planning. more

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Compendium of RBAP Country Office ‘Good Practices’

This compendium contains 55 good practices from UNDP's development works, primarily in the areas of democratic governance, energy and environment, crisis prevention and recovery, and management.  These were submitted by the 25 participating UNDP Country Offices in Asia-Pacific and showcased inmore

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Corruption in Pacific Island Countries

The report utilises the following structure. Section One provides an overview of the background to the report and the methodologies used in its writing. Section One also provides an overview of human development in the Pacific as well as a discussion of the relationship between human developmentmore

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Cracking the HDI: Human Development Indexing Exercise

This indexing exercise aims to demystify the principles and calculations in indexing, taking up the case of the human development index. It demonstrates that indexing is a simple idea and the actual steps can be mastered by anyone with basic high school mathematics. The document is in threemore