In 2008, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) was welcome by the United Nations as the site of the world’s first Regional Center of Excellence for Millenium Development Goals. The ARCMDG at AIT is dedicated to the promotion and achievement of the MDGs in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) through education and training. The ARCMDG at AIT focuses on four MDGs, namely Goals 1, 3, 7 and 8. The Center avails of the considerable intellectual strengths of AIT’s world-class faculty and its extensive international partners.
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UN-HABITAT in partnership with the Government of India organized the Asia-Pacific Ministers Conference on Housing and Human Settlements from 13th to 16th December, 2006 in New Delhi, India, in which Ministers of housing and urban development from the Asia-Pacific region, High officials, Experts, Executive Heads of the relevant United Nations Organizations, Specialized Agencies, International and Regional Financing Institutions, Eminent Personalities and the Civil society from 38 countries participated. The Conference was aimed at developing a shared vision and broad strategic framework for overcoming the existing barriers for the accelerated achievement of the Millennium Development Goals relating to human settlements and the Governments of the Asia-Pacific to promote an integrated approach to sustainable development and poverty reduction using shelter and the basic amenities as a basis for transformation.
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Networks for Prosperity was prepared on behalf of the United Nations system by UNIDO together with the University of Leuven. It is one component in an initiative generously supported by the Government of Spain through the Development and the Private Sector funding window of the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund.
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The Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) contributed to the IFSD discourse by undertaking a series of consultations that gathered the opinions and contributions of 80 IFSD experts from diverse sectors in Asia and Europe. During these consultation meetings, it became clear that there is an urgent need for a resource that could help clarify and explain reform options and their implications, particularly to Asia and Europe. This publication is a result of work of experts' team from Asia and Europe to analyse the various IFSD and IEG options, with support of foresight methodology and field research, as well as assess the inter-regional synergies in the IFSD and IEG debate.
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democracy and development in the least developed countries
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The Korea-World Bank High Level Conference on Post-Crisis Growth and Development, held in June 2010, in Busan, Republic of Korea, successfully brought key development issues to the forefront, laid the groundwork for setting global development priorities, and advanced the discussion among the international community, the G20, and the non-G20 countries on development policy. This volume compiles the papers and proceedings presented at this conference, which was attended by a mix of delegations from international organizations, high-level government officials, and eminent academics and practitioners. The conference covered a number of areas that are critical to the global development agenda and central to the G20's mandate to foster "strong, sustainable, and balanced growth."
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In the context of global and national economic development, higher education in Cambodia plays a significant role to develop human capital with technical knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes for sustainable economic growth, social development, and alleviation of poverty. When the civil war in 1998 was over, the Royal Government of Cambodia considered higher education as a top priority on the list of priorities in order to be integrated into the Association of South East Asian Nations Community by 2015 through implementing numerous mechanisms and policies to promote quality education for the students. This paper will discuss the status of national and institutional policies to promote educational quality to ensure academic success for students in a Cambodian public university. The documents and data of existing government ministries, development partners and higher education institutions will be used in the analysis of policies.
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ICMLG 2013 Proceedings of the International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance being held at The Institute for Knowledge and nnovation Southeast Asia (IKI-SEA) Bangkok University, Thailand on the 7-8 February 2013. Edited by Vincent Ribiere and Lugkana Worasinchai
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The United Nations works across the world for peace, sustainable development, human rights and the rule of law. This collection of speeches by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shows the breadth of those efforts – advances and struggles alike – at a time of profound transition for the human family. Since taking office in 2007, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sought to mobilize the international community behind global solutions to urgent challenges ranging from climate change and poverty to armed conflict and the spread of deadly weapons. The goal: dignity, freedom and opportunity for all.
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China's size, rapid growth, external openness, and trade performance have led to varying perceptions among the countries of Latin America: Is China a potential new market, a potent new competitor, or both? This book assesses the near-term strategic implications of China's economic performance for growth and development in Latin America.
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