Asia and the Pacific

Samoa

The phrase in the theme "A changing Samoa" directs attention to a society that is in a constant state of flux as a result of both internal and external factors.

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Laos

The third NHDR analyzes international trade and human development. Increasing international trade can benefit the economy and people of Lao PDR. But the benefits will depend on the nature and terms of trade, on government policy, and on the policies of trading partners.

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Sufficiency Economy and Human Development
Thailand

The theme of the Thailand Human Development Report 2007 is “Sufficiency Economy and Human Development” and is published as a timely contribution to the on-going debate in Thailand about how to translate the Sufficiency Economy thinking into practical policies and concrete action.

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Mongolia

The report looks into the issue why, in the presence of strong economic performance in recent years, there had been extremely little or no progress in poverty reduction?

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Cambodia

This report provides an integrated look at the key issues related to equitable and sustainable rural growth, weaving together issues of land, agriculture, energy, social services and governance.

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The Rule of Law and the Search for Justice
Afghanistan

The 2007 Afghanistan Human Development Report: Bridging Modernity and Tradition - the Rule of Law and the Search for Justice builds on the 2004 Afghanistan Human Development Report.

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Basic public services for 1.3 billion people
China

This report assesses progress and analyzes trends in human development; discusses the relationship between basic public services and human development; reviews the evolution of and innovations in service

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Philippines

Drawing from multi-disciplinary expertise and research, this new Report examines how the quality of governance institutions matters in moving human development forward, given that policies designed to advance HD emanate from and are implemented by public sector institutions.

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Thailand

The report, entitled ‘Human Security, Today and Tomorrow’ casts a spotlight on the state of human security in Thailand from multiple perspectives.

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Nepal

This Report argues that representation can become a catalyst for creating a society that offers greater equality and justice to all in a number of spheres.

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