The Role of Administrative Records in providing continuous data flow to gender statistics especially in local government sector: Experience of Palestine, This document prepared by Ashraf Hamdan, Palestine for the Inter-regional workshop on good practices in gender statistics, Aguascalientes, Mexico, 5-7 November 2014.
The overview of the DA project - Strengthen national capacity to measure progress in gender equality and women’s empowerment: Cooperation among ESCAP, ECE & ESCWA. It was prepared by ESCAP, ECE and ESCWA for the Inter-regional workshop on good practices in gender statistics, Aguascalientes, Mexico, 5-7 November 2014.
This policy brief reviews the repercussions of the education of girls on economic development in general and on trade policy outcomes in particular. It shows that a virtuous cycle exists between the education of girls and economic development.
1. The Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting on the Implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action to be held at the Empress Angkor Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia from 18 to 19 December 2014.
2. The Meeting will be inaugurated at 09:00 hours on 18 December 2014 at the Royal Meeting Hall, 5th Floor of Empress Angkor Hotel and all subsequent sessions will also be held at Royal Meeting Hall from 09:00 hours to 17:00 hours including lunch and coffee breaks.
Despite some very serious challenges, Asia-Pacific as a whole has achieved high rates of economic growth and overall development during the last decade. Yet, it continues to show deep social, ecological and economic imbalances. In countries with special needs, in particular LDCs, progress towards reducing poverty and hunger and achieving other MDGs has slowed down significantly, due to inadequate human and financial capacity, furthered by the turmoil in the global economy since 2008.
This policy brief reviews the Republic of Korea’s experience in implementing Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with a particular focus on measures taken to increase the utilization of preferences available under FTAs by Korean exporters