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ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V11 #2 12/2004

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.11 No.2, December 2004

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
7 Oct 2005
The primary emphasis of the Journal is the publishing of empirically based, policy-oriented articles that can engage the attention of policy makers, academicians and researchers. The articles analyze development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. This issue discusses the fol...
BULLETIN ON ASIA PAC PERSP 2004/05

Bulletin on Asia-Pacific Perspectives 2004/05

Asia-Pacific Economies - Living with High Oil Prices?

26 Sep 2008
The year 2004 has witnessed several adverse developments, including notably the oil price hike and the ongoing and geopolitical tensions in North-East and West Asia. This issue of the Bulletin on Asia-Pacific Perspectives provides a timely assessment of the confluence of several unfavorable trend...
IMPLEMENTING THE ICPD AGENDA TEN

Implementing the ICPD Agenda

10 Years into the Asia-Pacific Experience - A Status Report

Series:
Asian Population Studies Series
11 Mar 2005
This Report contains background papers on selected issues of population and development prepared by various experts in the field with a view to providing information to representatives attending the Fifth Asian and Pacific Population Conference. The main theme of the Conference was “Population an...
IMPLEMENTING EGOV RPT

Implementing E-Government

Report of the Regional Workshop - Bangkok, 31 May - 4 June 2004

11 Feb 2005
E-government is now a central theme in information society at all levels: local, national, regional and even global. It can be defined as a transformation of public-sector internal and external relationships through use of information and communication technology (ICT) to promote greater accounta...
PERSPECT FROM THE ESCAP REGION

Perspectives from the ESCAP Region after the Fifth WTO Ministerial Meeting

Ideas and Actions Following Cancún

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
11 Feb 2005
This publication offers in-depth expert views of trade issues and WTO negotiations and is useful for trade negotiators, trade economists and government officials. It presents a set of papers that serve three main purposes. First, it assesses the multilateral trade negotiations during and after th...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V19 #1 2004

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.19, No.1, March 2004

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
27 Aug 2004
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...
STAT YRBK ASIA PACIF 2003

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2003

Series:
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
28 Jan 2005
The Yearbook provides a comprehensive compilation of statistical tables relating to ESCAP region. It provides each country's data in a single section: population, manpower, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, energy, transport and communications, external trade, wages,...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V11 #1 06/2004

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.11 No.1, June 2004

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
11 Mar 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.
MANUAL FOR EVALUATING THE IMPACT

Manual for Evaluating the Impact of Targeted Poverty Reduction Programmes, A

11 Feb 2005
Targeted poverty reduction programmes provide income generation and employment opportunities for the poor. This manual was prepared for evaluating the impact of targeted poverty reduction programmes at local level and build capacities of local-level officials of government and NGOs for undertakin...
COMPL WITH INFO & COMMUN TECHNO

Compliance with Information and Communication Technology-related Multilateral Frameworks

Information Technology Enabling Legal Frameworks for the Greater Mekong Subregion

11 Feb 2005
This study offers a pragmatic way to assist the Greater Mekong Subregion countries to define and determine their requirements for shaping e-business legislation and address such complex issues as: contract validity and enforceability; jurisdiction; privacy; consumer protection; security of transa...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V18 #4 2003

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.18, No.4, December 2003

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
27 Aug 2004
This journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analyses by experts on critical issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information, and data on all aspects of population. The journal is issued qua...
ESCAP TOWARDS 2020

ESCAP towards 2020

Executive Summary

27 Aug 2004
Prepared on the occasion of the historic 60th Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), this publication describes the reform that has been undertaken by the Secretariat of the Commission. The reform is aimed at ensuring that ESCAP’s programmes remain relevan...
HIV/AIDS IN THE ASIA & THE PACIFIC

HIV/AIDS in the Asia and the Pacific Region (Three Volume Set)

16 Apr 2004
There is currently no challenge more daunting to the Asia and the Pacific region than the HIV/AIDS pandemic. This three volume set provides up-to-date information on the status of HIV/AIDS in the region. It presents steps that national governments must take to prevent the spread of the disease ...
ESCAP TRADE FACILITATION FRAMEWORK

ESCAP Trade Facilitation Framework

A Guiding Tool

11 Feb 2005
The Framework is a guiding tool for Governments to assess problems, bottlenecks and stages of the trade facilitation system. Intended to assist Governments to prioritize trade facilitation requirements as well as formulate trade facilitation policies and strategies, it covers the major stages of ...
PROMOT BUDDHIST TOURISM CIRCUIT

Promotion of Buddhist Tourism Circuits in Selected Asian Countries

Series:
ESCAP Tourism Review
11 Feb 2005
One of the newest and most difficult challenges for Asian countries relates to how Asian people’s cultural and religious heritage could be linked to tourism development. Based on the findings of an ESCAP seminar, this publication provides an insight into the approaches, policies and practices aim...
ECOTOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN THE PACI

Ecotourism Development in the Pacific Islands

Series:
ESCAP Tourism Review
25 Jun 2004
The experiences and challenges for Ecotourism in ten pacific Island countries are discussed in this book. The publication also takes a look at general issues concerning Ecotourism in Island Developing Countries.
WATER SERVICES FOR THE URBAN POOR

Water Services for the Urban Poor

A Guide to the Planning and Provision of Water and Sanitation Services to the Urban Poor - Water Resources Series No. 84

Series:
Water Resources Series
11 Feb 2005
Water is the essence of life and is now clearly recognized as a fundamental human right. The provision of safe drinking water and proper sanitation was highlighted for priority action by the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Development at its third session, held at Bangkok from 16 t...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2004

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2004

Asia Pacific Economies - Sustaining Growth and Tackling Poverty

Series:
Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
28 May 2004
Despite the war in Iraq and the SARS crisis, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) region continued to show robust economic growth in 2003. This completely updated edition of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific analyzes regional economic developmen...
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CLEAN DEVELO

Implementation of the Clean Development Mechanism in Asia and the Pacific

Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

3 Nov 2005
Climate change and global warming attributed to emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from human activities are a major threat to our survival and well-being. The Kyoto Protocol set the targets and time tables for the reduction of emissions to implement The United Nations Framework Convention on C...
REVIEW DEV TRANSPORT ASIA 2003

Review of Developments in Transport in the ESCAP Region 2003

Asia and the Pacific

Series:
Review of developments in transport in Asia and the Pacific
11 Feb 2005
This Review describes the environment within which the transport sector is developing and principal challenges that it poses to governments, the industry and society at large. It traces the development of roads, railways, shipping ports, inland waterways, air transport industries and infrastructu...
STAT INDICATORS ASIA PACIFI V33 #4

Statistical Indicators for Asia and the Pacific, December 2003

25 Jun 2004
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 presented for multiple years on a month-by-month basis, facilitate comparative studies.
JOHANNESBURG SUMMIT REGION FOLLOW

Johannesburg Summit

Regional Follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

27 Aug 2004
This report covers the regional follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific. A comprehensive analysis of policies and priorities in environment and sustainable development areas identified by various global and regional organizations and institutions has been ...
CITIES & SUSTAINABLE DEV LESSONS

Cities and Sustainable Development

Lessons and Experiences from Asia and the Pacific

27 Aug 2004
The Kitakyushu Initiative Network coordinates intercity dialogue and cooperation with the goal of promoting sustainable development in the cities of Asia and the Pacific. These guidelines feature city studies that allow easy comparison of the major environmental issues, challenges faced and effec...
ASIA PACIFIC IN FIGURES 2003

Asia-Pacific in Figures 2003

27 Aug 2004
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.