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Access to Basic Services for the Poor: The Importance of Good Governance

£11.50

ISBN
9789211205220
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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07.II.F.27
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The 191 nations that signed the Millennium Declaration resolved to spare no effort to free the world from the dehumanizing condition of poverty. The progress in Asia and the Pacific by 2005 was mixed. The publication argues that achieving Millennium Development Goals is not simply about the money. It is about removing physical, legal, financial, socio-cultural and political barriers to basic services for all, in particular for the poor and disadvantaged groupsMore Information
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9789211205220
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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07.II.F.27
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Arab Integration: A 21st Century Development Imperative

£37.00

ISBN
9789211283655
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
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14.II.L.2
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This report aims to revive the project of Arab integration conferring new dimensions to the concept of integration to include all aspects of the social structure or the elements of human civilization. It also calls for expanding economic integration beyond the narrow scope of trade liberalization to laying out the foundations for production and diversification, and building knowledge-based economies through cooperation in the development of integrated human, technological and productive capacities in the Arab region. More Information
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9789211283655
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
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14.II.L.2
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Asia-Pacific Development Journal
June 2014

£24.70

ISBN
9789211206791
Published by
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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14.II.F.8
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The Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ) is published twice a year with the primary objective of providing a platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, information and data on all aspects of economic and social development issues and concerns facing the region and aims to stimulate policy debate and assist policy formulation.More Information
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9789211206791
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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14.II.F.8
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Asia-Pacific Economies after the Global Financial Crisis
Lessons Learned and the way Forward

£21.60

ISBN
9789211206630
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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13.II.F.5
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Paperback
This publication is to understand why countries in the Asia and Pacific region were significantly less affected by the global financial crisis than the world’s most advanced economies of Europe and the United States, and what are the main lessons from their experience for building resilience from future crises. More Information
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9789211206630
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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13.II.F.5
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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2011: Post-crisis Trade and Investment Opportunities

£36.50

ISBN
9789211206289
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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11.II.F.8
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Paperback
This report identifies the challenges and opportunities for trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region concluding that with the right policies and strengthened regional cooperation, the region will be able to continue strong trade- and investment-led growth. With the continued stalling of the international Doha Round of negotiations, regional trade agreements remain an important approach to controlling protectionism.More Information
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9789211206289
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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11.II.F.8
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Building Capacity for Community-based Treatment and Continuing Care of Young Drug Users in the Greater Mekong Subregion
An Overview and Discussion Paper

£21.50

ISBN
9789211205749
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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09.II.F.9
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This discussion paper provides an overview of the project Building Capacity for Community-based Treatment and Continuing Care of Young Drug Users in the Greater Mekong Subregion, which was implemented over the period 2002-2008 in Yunnan Province, China,
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9789211205749
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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09.II.F.9
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Building Community Resilience to Natural Disasters through Partnership: Sharing Experience and Expertise in the Region

£16.50

ISBN
9789211205534
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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08.II.F.20
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The Project was launched in support of post-tsunami and earthquakes recovery efforts of affected and vulnerable communities in South-East Asia. This paper summarizes the project outcomes and consolidates the experiences and lessons learned from Governments in the region. It also presents comparative analyses of project outcomes and integration of key recommendations.More Information
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9789211205534
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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08.II.F.20
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Development Partnership Forum: Economic Policies for Growth and Poverty Reduction

£34.50

ISBN
9789211206135
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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10.II.F.16
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Paperback
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) implemented a number of initiatives in 2008 and 2009 both in Myanmar and at ESCAP headquarters in Bangkok to address the challenges of providing assistance to Myanmar in recovering from Cyclone Nargis. Throughout the report, the emphasis is on those policy issues and on setting the development agenda with a view to ensuring that Myanmar can successfully meet the huge challenges it faces. The objective is to break the vicious cycle of poverty, transforming it into a virtuous cycle of sustainable agriculture and rural economic development that benefit people.More Information
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9789211206135
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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10.II.F.16
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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2014

£63.00

ISBN
9789211206753
Published by
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Publisher's Ref
14.II.F.4
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Paperback
The Survey 2014 will examine the region’s challenges to support its economic growth and to promote inclusive and sustainable development. Part I of the report will focus on the region’s outlook as it contends with the ongoing global recovery and assesses the region’s policy response to remaining and emerging vulnerabilities. A special theme is domestic resource mobilization in Asia-Pacific, which will explore the challenges on strengthening tax revenues. Part II of the report discusses strategic approaches to strengthen regional connectivity to achieve shared prosperity.More Information
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9789211206753
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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14.II.F.4
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Enhancing the Competitiveness of SMEs: Subnational Innovation Systems and Technological Capacity-building Policies

£65.00

ISBN
9789211204964
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Publisher's Ref
07.II.F.5
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This publication contains the proceedings and papers presented at the Regional Consultative Meeting on Subnational Innovation Systems and Technology Capacity-Building Policies to Enhance Competitiveness of SMEs, which took place in Beijing, China in October 2006.More Information
ISBN
9789211204964
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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07.II.F.5
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Paperback
Greening Growth in Asia and the Pacific
Follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development - Taking Action on the Regional Implementation Plan for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific, 2006-2010

£24.00

ISBN
9789211205718
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Publisher's Ref
09.II.F.6
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Paperback
The book explains three basic principles of Greening growth: quality of economic growth, eco-efficiency of economic growth, and environmental sustainability vis-á-vis environmental performance; and four pillars of Green growth: eco-tax reform, sustainable infrastructure, the greening of business and sustainable consumption. More Information
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9789211205718
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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09.II.F.6
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Paperback
A Guide to Clean Development Mechanism Projects Related to Municipal Solid Waste Management
Climate Change Action in Asia and the Pacific - Lessons Learned and Policy Implications

£7.95

ISBN
9789211205299
Published by
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Publisher's Ref
08.II.F.2
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Paperback
This guide has been published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific to draw attention of the local administrations and Governments in order to explain generally what the Kyoto Protocol and clean development mechanism scheme consists of; identify the environmental, social and financial benefits associated with the development of a clean development mechanism project from their existing municipal solid waste disposal site and assess whether a disposal site meets the basic technical and economic feasibility criteria.More Information
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9789211205299
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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08.II.F.2
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HIV & AIDS in Asia and the Pacific: A Review of Progress Towards Universal Access

£13.50

ISBN
9789211205732
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Publisher's Ref
09.II.F.8
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Paperback
This background paper reviews progress made in the Asian and Pacific region in line with international commitments, with particular attention to the Universal Access targets developed for low and concentrated epidemic countries in Asia and the Pacific through regional and civil society consultations in 2006.More Information
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9789211205732
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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09.II.F.8
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Logistics Sector Developments: Planning Models for Enterprises and Logistics Clusters

£34.50

ISBN
9789211205176
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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07.II.F.23
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Paperback
The study examines policy options relating to the establishment and further development of inland logistics centres and dry ports with an international role. More Information
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9789211205176
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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07.II.F.23
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Older-Age Parents and the AIDS Epidemic in Thailand: Changing Impacts in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy

£24.00

ISBN
9789211205961
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Publisher's Ref
10.II.F.3
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Paperback
The purpose of this publication is to disseminate the findings of the report on Older-age parents and the AIDS epidemic in Thailand:Changing impacts in the era of Antiretroviral Therapy to assist policymakers addressing similar contextual environments to further understand the epidemic and its impact on elderly caregivers.More Information
ISBN
9789211205961
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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10.II.F.3
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Paperback
Pacific Perspectives 2009: Crises and Opportunities

£18.50

ISBN
9789211205954
Published by
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Publisher's Ref
09.II.F.25
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Paperback
This paper will examine the case of the demographic window of opportunity in the Pacific in relation to age structures, fertility trends, reproductive health and population-related policies. It will also consider the conditions for hastening the onset of the window of opportunity and include a rapid comparison with Asia to show the extent of the differences within the Asia-Pacific region.More Information
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9789211205954
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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09.II.F.25
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Paperback
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