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Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2011/2012

This report underlines the extent of disparities across the region, looking especially at the wide gaps in the goals related to health and nutrition where the region is particularly under-performing. Even countires that have been making rapid economic progress still lose shocking numbers ofmore

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Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2012/2013

This ESCAP/ADB/UNDP Regional MDGs Report, eighth in the series under the partnership, comes at a critical juncture when we need one big final push to achieve the MDGs in less than 1,000 days. As we gear up our efforts, citizens and leaders of the world are also discussing the possible framework ofmore

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Asia-Pacific Regional Centre Annual Report 2011

The APRC Annual Report 2011 showcases our impact over the year highlighting results in priority areas of work including: MDG acceleration and social protection; gender equality; climate change and crisis resilience. Finding effective approaches to these complex issues required thinking outside ofmore

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Asia-Pacific Regional Centre Annual Report 2012

The APRC Annual Report 2012 highlights our work on achieving the MDG and advancing the post-2015 development agenda. It tells how we advocate gender equality and women’s political participation, and describes how we support countries in the region in addressing the challenges of climate change. more

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Assessing RTAs in the Context of the Flying Geese Framework

This paper reviews assessments of regional trade agreements (RTAs), particularly within the context of Asia and the Pacific, and relates these to the broader objectives of regional cooperation directed at human development. more

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Assessing gender responsive local capacity development in Indonesia

This study presents important research on the Indonesian experience of gender responsive capacity development at the local level.  It provides insight into the kinds of gender-responsive capacity development programmes that are being initiated in Indonesia, as well as an assessment of theirmore

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Assessing the Relationship between Natural Hazards and Poverty – A Conceptual and Methodological Proposal

This is the methodological proposal for the first biennial Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) by the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR). The 2009 GAR aims to analyse the relationship between natural hazards and poverty through quantitative and qualitativemore

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Being LGBT in Asia: Cambodia Country Report

Being LGBT in Asia: Cambodia Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in Cambodia including prevailing laws and policies; social and cultural attitudes; religion; family affairs; education and schooling; work and employment; community and society; health including HIV; media includingmore

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Being LGBT in Asia: China Country Report

'Being LGBT in Asia' is a regional analysis undertaken by UNDP and USAID together with grassroots LGBT organizations and community activists to understand the challenges faced by LGBT people in eight countries in Asia including China. The release of the China country report is the culmination ofmore

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Being LGBT in Asia: Mongolia Country Report

Being LGBT in Asia: Mongolia Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in Mongolia including the current challenges facing and opportunities available for LGBT organizations and individuals in the country. The report encompasses the major discussions, findings, and recommendations from themore