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- DocumentFriends of the Earth, 2002This report provides basic information about the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)does, and assesses its record of supporting environmentally damaging, developmentally dubious projects. It gives an overview of MIGA’s current activities, membership, funding sources, recent growth, and role within the larger political risk insurance industry.Document
Evaluating programs for HIV/AIDS prevention and care in Developing Countries: handbook for program managers and decision makersDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2001Set of tools for a comprehensive and strategic approach to evaluation of programs related to the sexual transmission of HIV. It was developed for a target audience of program managers and decision makers of service delivery programs.The handbook describes the methods needed to answer three simple but important questions: Are we doing the right things? Are we doing them right?DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2002Looks at how individuals, families and communities cope with and respond to the challenges presented by HIV/AIDS, particularly outside the much-studied Northern Region. . It begins by briefly reviewing the influence of the on-going social transformation in relation to the AIDS epidemic in Thailand.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002Globalisation and trade should help to bring the world’s rich and poor closer, but evidence shows that quite often the opposite is happening. Is there an alternative that will improve the plight of the poor?DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2001This paper analyses the global governance of trade from a development and developing country perspective with a particular emphasis on its institutional framework. The paper begins by looking at the role of trade and the world trading system in the context of development. It provides an analysis of the historical evolution of the world trading system in the post World War II period.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Conference on Trade and Development, 2002This document summarizes the current "state of the debate" in major intergovernmental forums dealing with traditional knowledge (TK) and access to genetic resources and benefit sharing.DocumentOxford Institute of Ageing, 2002The limitations of state provision in developing countries have meant that research on elderly welfare has more or less inevitably focussed on support available via family systems. The short answer to the question “What help exists for poor and frail elderly people?” presupposes a simple solution: their children.DocumentAgeing and Life Course (WHO), 2002Report of a series of focus group meetings with older people on their perceptions of abuse of older people. These centred on issues of:Neglect: isolation, abandonment and social exclusionViolation: of human, legal and medical rights.DocumentAgeing and Life Course (WHO), 2002Outline of a policy strategy for improving the well-being of older people, focusing on improvements in health, participation and security.It targets government decision-makers at all levels, the nongovernmental sector and the private sector, all of whom are responsible for the formulation of policies and programmes on ageing.DocumentSecond World Assembly on Ageing, 2002, 2002The report surveys the issues on abuse of older persons from a global perspective based on studies conducted in the past 20 years. Some studies have been conducted in more developed settings, whereas few studies have been carried out in less developed settings and in countries in social and economic transition.