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Mapping of living conditions in Lebanon between 1995 & 2004

The following report includes an analytical comparative overview of the development of living conditions between years 1995 and 2004. This comparative study is based upon the values and indicators of the Living Conditions Index, which was calculated for the first time in 1998 and published by MOSA more

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Morocco: Impact of the Economic Crisis on Migrants and Remittances

This report assesses the socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the Moroccan migrants and envisages the impact of the world economic crisis on the social conditions and poverty of Moroccan migrants and on their remittances. more

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Operationalizing Human Rights-Based Approaches to Poverty Reduction

 This is an interim report on the UNDP pilot project "Operationalizing Human Rights Approaches to Poverty Reduction.” It outlines the key principles of the Approach: universality, non-discrimination, and attention to vulnerable groups; participation,empowerment, transparency and more

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POVERTY IN SYRIA: 1996-2004

 This report is the first output from an ongoing process of collaboration between the Government of Syria, UNDP, and other national and international stakeholders to devise a poverty reduction strategy for Syria. The targeted audience is policymakers and advisors in the government, civil more

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Plenty of Room? Fiscal Space in a Resource Abundant Economy

 The typical problems faced by developing economies in financing the fight against poverty should, in the very least, be severely attenuated in mineral rich economies. The problem of these economies, a skeptic may dispute, is not finding more resources: it is using them more efficiently. more

OUR WORK - Poverty Reduction

UNDP is committed to initiating and implementing poverty reduction projects and building capacity at the national level in the Arab Region. Such initiatives to tackle poverty are implemented within the framework of the strategies of Country Offices, and in collaboration with national and international partners including governments, civil society, and other United Nations agencies.

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