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Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
BUILDING E-COMMUNITY CENTRES

Building E-Community Centres for Rural Development

Report of the Regional Workshop (Bali, Indonesia, 8-14 December 2004)

2 Dec 2005
This report focuses on the Building e-Community Centres for Rural Development Workshop co-organized by UNESCAP and ADBi, which main objective was to examine the various issues related to community e-centres in the Asia and the Pacific region and share good practices that can be used as models for...
ROLE TRADE & INVESTMENT POLICIES

Role of Trade and Investment Policies in the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus, The

Regional Perspectives

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
2 Dec 2005
The Monterrey Consensus underscores the central role of international trade as well as private capital flows as engines for development. The articles in this publication provide insights into the role of trade and investments and their interlinkages to financing for development in Asia and the Pa...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V12 #1 06/2005

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.12 No.1, June 2005

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Asia-Pacific Development Journal
2 Dec 2005
The primary emphasis of the Journal is the publication of empirically based, policy-oriented articles, which can engage the attention of policy makers, academicians and researchers. The articles analyze development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region.
FUTURE WITHIN REACH RESHAPIN (SET)

A Future within Reach

Reshaping Institutions in a Region of Disparities to Meet the Millennium Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific

2 Dec 2005
This report is intended to provide government policy makers and other development stakeholders with the most comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the region's progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. It also offers a range of policy options for improving the region's prospects for...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V19 #4 2004

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.19, No.4, December 2004

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
18 Nov 2005
Issued quarterly, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on all aspects...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2004/05

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2004-2005

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
3 Nov 2005
This annual Survey reviews economic and social trends in the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) region. It evaluates the region’s performance in areas such as economic development, population growth, health conditions, education and gender affairs. This year's Survey warns th...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V20 #1 2005

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.20, No.1, April 2005

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
3 Nov 2005
Issued three times a year, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on al...
EMERGING ISSUES OF HEALTH & MORA

Emerging Issues of Health and Mortality in the Asian and Pacific Region

Series:
Asian Population Studies Series
3 Nov 2005
This publication contains a selection of the papers that were presented at the Seminar on Emerging Issues of Health and Mortality, held in Bangkok. The papers provide both a broad view of the mortality situation in the region and country-specific profiles of various aspects of mortality. The publ...
TRANSPORT & COMMUNIC BULL #74

Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific

Road Safety, No.74

21 Oct 2005
Road safety has become an issue of great concern in countries of the Asian and Pacific region. Considering its magnitude and gravity, many countries of the region have taken commendable initiatives and are implementing various road safety improvement programmes. The articles included in this volu...
ASIA PACIFIC TRADE & INVEST V1 #1

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Review, April 2005

21 Oct 2005
This publication features policy-oriented research papers and articles presenting insightful views and information on regional comparative analyses and national best practices on trade and investment policy issues for the Asian and Pacific region. It covers such salient issues as the internationa...
COLLECTION OF CASES OF FINANCING

Collection of Cases of Financing ICT for Development in Asia and the Pacific

7 Oct 2005
This publication provides information on different financing mechanisms for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) projects in rural areas in particular. It considers cases from China, India, Malaysia, Nepal and Thailand which have some uniqueness in order to transform existing digital di...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2005

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2005

Dealing with Shocks

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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
7 Oct 2005
This year’s edition of the Survey covers present and future possible shocks and gives Governments remedies for recovery and long-term strategies. The oil price spiral, tsunami fallout, the ageing population and poverty reduction are some of the major subjects discussed. While growth is not expect...
HIV PREV AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE LIFE

HIV Prevention Among Young People

Life Skills Training Kit

12 Jan 2007
ESCAP developed this training kit to support the efforts of Governments, civil society institutions and youth work personnel engaged in training young people on health issues. Its purpose is to provide them with material to train young people to be peer educators on two interrelated and critical ...
STAT INDICATORS ASIA PACIFI V34

Statistical Indicators for Asia and the Pacific

2004 Compendium

7 Oct 2005
Issued four times a year, this publication provides data for assessing demographic and economic trends in countries and areas of the Asia and the Pacific region. Data is presented for multiple years on a month-by-month basis, to facilitate comparative studies.
REGULATIONS POLICIES LEGAL FRAMEWO

Regulations, Policies and Legal Frameworks Related to ICT

International Management Standards for ICT Development in the Greater Mekong Subregion

7 Oct 2005
The study aims to promote an awareness and appreciation of how new and emerging international management standards such as ISO 9000 (quality management systems), ISO 17799 (information security management systems) and the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) can enhance competitiveness and quality in ...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V19 #2 2004

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 19, No.2, June 2004

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
11 Feb 2005
Issued quarterly, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on all aspects...
DEV SHIPPING & PORTS NOR EAST ASIA

Development of Shipping and Ports in North-East Asia

2 Dec 2005
With the reform and opening up of the Chinese economy and progress in structural transition of Mongolia and the Russian Federation, new opportunities for economic cooperation among the North-East Asian countries are expected to increase. It is essential that an appropriate transport and logistics...
IMPLEMENTING THE MONTERREY CONSENS

Implementing the Monterrey Consensus in the Asian and Pacific Region

Achieving Coherence and Consistency

3 Nov 2005
This study takes stock of the progress made by Asian and Pacific countries in implementing the six areas of action set out in the Monterrey Consensus of the International Conference on Financing for Development. These include mobilizing domestic and international resources, international trade, f...
ELECTRIC POWER ASIA&PACIF 2001/02

Electric Power in Asia and the Pacific 2001 and 2002

2 Dec 2005
This publication and CD-ROM provides an analysis of electric power development at the regional level. Factors including electricity generation and consumption, electric power generating capacity, access to electricity, electricity prices, and renewable energy potential and development are conside...
ASIA PACIFIC IN FIGURES 2004

Asia-Pacific in Figures 2004

7 Oct 2005
This pocketbook contains statistical data for fifty-six countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The data covers population, social indicators, employment, energy, national accounts, external trade, government expenditure, finance, production, prices, land use, transport and tourism.
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V19 #3 2004

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.19, No.3, September 2004

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
18 Nov 2005
Issued quarterly, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on all aspects...
GOOD PRACTICES INFORMATION & COM

Good Practices in Information and Communication Technology Policies in Asia and the Pacific

Promotion of Enabling Policies and Regulatory Frameworks for Information and Communication Technology Development in the Asia-Pacific Region

7 Oct 2005
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are at the heart of recent economic and social transformations in both the industrialized and many developing countries. As their capabilities increase, they are being applied throughout all sectors of economies and societies. Developing countries...
HARMONIZED DEV LEGAL & REGULATORY

Harmonized Development of Legal and Regulatory Systems for E-Commerce in Asia and the Pacific

Current Challenges and Capacity-building Needs

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
3 Nov 2005
This publication presents comparative overviews of e-commerce legal and regulatory systems in some of the ESCAP subregions, including East Asia, Central Asia, South Asia and the South Pacific. The publication presents specialized papers on e-commerce current issues and challenges in the region, s...
GDLNS STRATEGIC PLANNING & MNGMT

Guidelines on Strategic Planning and Management of Water Resources

3 Nov 2005
At its nineteenth special session in 1997, the General Assembly called for the initiation of a strategic approach for the implementation of all aspects of the sustainable use of fresh water for social and economic purposes, including safe drinking water and sanitation, water for irrigation, recyc...