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Gender Equality in Elected Office in Asia Pacific: Six Actions to Expand Women’s Empowerment

This publication provides an overview of women’s political representation in Asia-Pacific member states, and reviews the impact of series of six fast-track institutional reforms which can contribute towards the attainment of gender equality in elected office. These six “windows or opportunity” more

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Gender and Climate Change: Impact and Adaptation

This report is the product of the annual Gender Community of Practice (CoP) Learning Event conducted on the topic of Climate Change. It consolidates the experiences, discussions and inputs of the gender specialists, climate change experts and UNDP Country Office focal points working within more

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Gender and HIV in the Pacific Islands Region

This study presents evidence linking the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) with gender inequality in law and in custom in Pacific Island countries and territories. It suggests recommendations based on the findings in five areas, proposing policy responses and programme approaches which more

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Getting the Most out of Feedback: Peer Review Guidelines

In peer review process, there are various facets to take into account, apart from the technical content, such as the structure, methodology and style of the work. This publication provides guidelines that can be used by UNDP Country Offices for most drafts of papers, studies, background research, more

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Getting to Accra Information Portal on Aid Effectiveness for the Asia-Pacific Region

The 2005 Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness sets out to accomplish a major shift in the way development assistance is provided. Its core principles – ownership, alignment, harmonization, managing for results and mutual accountability – are easy to state, but add up to a radical change for both more

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Going Beyond the Minimum: Guidance Note - UNCAC Self-Assessments

The UNCAC Self-Assessment process is an opportunity to engage in national dialogue on anti-corruption policies and programmes and stimulate reforms to curb corruption. This practical Guidance Note, provides a methodology for national stakeholders on how to conduct a comprehensive and participatory more

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Governance in the Least Developed Countries in Asia and Pacific

The paper assesses the current state of governance in 14 Least Developed Countries (LCDs) in the Asia-Pacific region, analysing the specific political, economic and social challenges currently facing these LDCs. The main conclusion reached in the paper is that, although all the governance more

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Guidelines and Lessons for Establishing and Institutionalizing Disaster Loss Databases

This report documents the experiences of the UNDP Regional Programme on Capacity Building for Sustainable Recovery and Risk Reduction in implementing disaster loss databases using the DesInventar methodology.  The DesInventar is based on a relational database structure and a disciplined expert more

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HIV Vulnerabilities of Migrant Women: from Asia to the Arab States

Through in-depth and focus group discussions, this study discloses the vulnerabilities that Asian migrant women encounter throughout the migration cycle. The research shows several good practices from both countries of origin and host countries that are making a difference to migrant’s lives, from more

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HIV and Intimate Partner Transmission: A Call for Action - Symposium Report

This report summarizes the presentations, discussions and recommendations made at the symposium ‘HIV and Intimate Partner Transmission: A Call for Action’ held on 11 August 2009 at the 9th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP IX) in Bali, Indonesia as part of a series of more