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International Mobility Beyond Covid-19
(Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2020-11-20)
The rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic globally is partly a symptom of a highly integrated and interconnected world in an era of globalisation. Sri Lanka too is highly connected to various channels of international mobility such as ...
Movement Control and Migration in Sabah in the Time of COVID-19
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2020-11-27)
On 25 October 2020, Malaysian King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah declined to declare a National Emergency, despite Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s urging that such an emergency was necessary in the face of an intensifying “Third Wave” of COVID-19 ...
Disaster Management: A Disaster Manager's Handbook
(Asian Development Bank, 2008-12-15)
This handbook is a ready reference guide for those actively involved with management of natural disasters before, during, and after disaster situations in developing member countries. It draws upon disaster management practices in Asia and the Pacific ...
Summary of Proceedings: 44th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-05-03)
This publication summarizes the proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors,held in Ha Noi, Viet Nam from 5 to 6 May 2011.
Main Report : Review of a Decade of Gender Mainstreaming in Education in Indonesia
(Ministry of National Development Planning / National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS), 2013-06-15)
Indonesia has made impressive improvements in education over the last decade and is on track to meeting Millennium Development Goals 2 and 3 (universal primary education and gender parity). The country has a national net primary (years 1 to 6) enrolment ...
Managing Conflict of Interest: Frameworks, Tools, and Instruments for Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Conflict of Interest: Proceedings of the 5th Regional Seminar on making international anti-corruption standards operational
(Asian Development Bank, 2008-06-30)
Conflict of interest (COI) is recognized as a key factor contributing to corruption in its myriad forms. However, policies and regulatory frameworks to detect and manage COIs are weak in many countries. Conscious of the urgent need to strengthen these ...
Methodology for Impact Assessment of Free Trade Agreements
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-02-01)
This publication displays the menu for choice of available methods to evaluate the impact of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). It caters mainly to policy makers from developing countries and aims to equip them with some economic knowledge and techniques ...
Governance, Corruption and Public Financial Management
(Asian Development Bank, 2000-06-30)
Growing attention has been directed in recent years to the role of government. Governance in general and corruption in particular have been much discussed because of the way they affect, and are affected by, the role of government. Dictionaries generally ...
Addressing Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific: Priorities for Action
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-04-15)
The climate change challenge. The countries of Asia and the Pacific are highly vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change, with more people at risk than any other region of the world. This places the need to address climate change firmly on ...
Country Economic Review: Cook Islands
(Asian Development Bank, 2000-10-30)
The Cook Islands’ real gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.5 percent per annum during 1982-1994, while the real GDP per capita growth rate was 3.6 percent. During 1995- 1998, as the population declined from 19,500 to 17,400 with the migration of ...