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- DocumentEthical Trading Initiative, UK, 1999How does China's system of governance work? What is the relationship between the system of governance (legal system, public authority and enterprise structures) and labour standards issues encountered by ETI members and others involved with China?This is the report of a DFID / ETI seminar held on 2 September 1999Document
Distance education and distance learning: A framework for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsSustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 2001This paper introduces the concepts of distance education and distance learning, and reviews the general parameters of past distance education experiences in developing countries.The paper proposes a set of distance education principles, and concludes with suggestions regarding the integration of distance education and distance learning strategies into the FAO programme of work.DocumentWorld Investment Report, UNCTAD, 2001This year's report examines the issue of linkages between foreign affiliates of multinational enterprises and local companies in developing countries.Worldwide FDI flows again reached record levels in 2000, soaring by 18% in 2000 to a record $1.3 trillion, but are expected to decline this year. FDI remains the main driver of the expansion of the international production system.DocumentNational Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 2001This report questions the belief that East Asian countries will return to growth rates "that would have prevailed" without crisis.DocumentNational Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 2001This paper argues that the reason the so-called "Asian Tigers" went down so hard yet came up fighting so fiercely is that the crisis was relatively brief and the effected economies were fundamentally healthy.DocumentGender in Development Programme, UNDP, 2001These 6 information packs were designed for capacity building specialists and staff members with substantive responsibility for gender mainstreaming. However, they have been shown to have broad relevance for many applied policy and organisational change purposes, and are also of interest to the more general enquirer.DocumentWorld Bank, 2001This paper asks - if development is seen basically as autonomous self-development - can an an outside party ("helper") assist those who are undertaking autonomous activities (the "doers") without overriding or undercutting their autonomy?The paper starts from a simple model of non-distortionary aid exploring several themes of a broader helping theory and shows how these themes arise in differDocumentHuman Rights Watch, 2001Violence against women in South African society generally is widely recognized to have reached levels among the highest in the world. The government has also recognized that violent crime, a major social issue in South Africa, poses a threat to school safety, and education policy makers maintain that they are committed to ending sexual violence in schools.DocumentHuman Rights Watch, 2001Rape, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and assault at school are hindering the educational rights of South African girls from all socio-economic groups. International and national laws guarantee girls the right to education without discrimination. Yet perpetrators are male classmates and teachers who are rarely challenged or disciplined by authorities.DocumentBRIDGE, 2000This study on Danish-Ugandan development co-operation was commissioned by Danida as a contribution to the five-year follow-up of the Fourth Global Conference on Women held in Beijing, 1995.