Asia and the Pacific

The National Human Development Report (NHDR) 2005 is devoted to analysis of how civil society mechanisms influence human capacity development in Kyrgyzstan.

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Based on the concept of human security, the report assesses the state of human security, using human development indicators additional indicators of human security.

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Progress and challenges

This Special Initiatives Report reports on trends and patterns in key dimensions of human development for each of Malaysia's 14 states.

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The Human Development Strategy, while providing people with opportunities to develop their capacities, must place people at its center and, as such, give high priority to gender equality since gender equality really represents a keystone of human development that stresses sustainable productivity

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Arunachal Pradesh HDR 2005

This first Human Development Report from Arunachal Pradesh was launched on 21 April 2006 by the Chief Minister, Mr. Gegong Apang. The report provides an objective analysis of the state of human development in Arunachal Pradesh and serves as a good guide book for policy makers and administrators.

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The Kerala Human Development Report 2005 was launched on 8 March 2006 by the Chief Minister, Mr. Oommen Chandy.

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This Human Development Report on the State of Chhattisgarh will not only provide an outline for policy-making, but will also stimulate an honest discussion and debate on the model of development of the State in the future.

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While both the Chinese Government and the international community recognize the threats and challenges that China faces in terms of effectively advancing its poverty reduction campaign, the current debate is no longer about "what" and "why", but "how".

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The Challenge of Youth Employment

The report was prepared in collaboration with a National Steering Committee and a working group after analyses of all the national data and statistics from reports, surveys and studies carried out on Bhutan.

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Timor Leste

This report assesses Timor-Leste's human development progress in the context of the Millennium Development Goals. Then it focuses more specifically on poverty and the ways of reducing it, particularly through integrated rural development.

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