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  • 01 Dec 2009
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 102
This report covers the work of the 53-nation Commonwealth and its principal intergovernmental organisation, the Commonwealth Secretariat, from July 2007 to June 2009. Over these two years, the Secretariat has carried out its mandate of democracy and...
Responding to climate change is a global challenge with significant implications for small developing countries. Debate on how trade policy can mitigate the effects of climate change has so far centred on developed countries and the large emerging...
  • 01 Dec 2009
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 68
This publication celebrates a milestone in human rights: the twentieth anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The CRC acknowledged the modern understanding of childhood; it formulated what children can expect as a set of...
  • 01 Aug 2009
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 138
The Universal Periodic Review mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council, which came into effect in 2008, has established itself as a mechanism with huge potential and which promotes dialogue and a level playing field for all countries undergoing the...
  • 01 Jul 2009
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 200
This unique annual collection of key economic and statistical data on states with fewer than five million inhabitants is an essential reference for economists, planners and policy-makers. The Commonwealth’s base definition of small states is those...
Why have the least developed countries, and other poorer countries, failed to grow as fast as other economies during the recent period of globalisation?Professor Srinivasan explores the broad links between growth in income, globalisation, and poverty...
  • 01 Jun 2009
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 272
Achieving the Millennium Development Goal to promote gender equality and to empower women is a continuing aim for all developing countries. Education is key to achieving this goal, and it is imperative that gender equality is implemented from the...
  • 01 Jun 2009
  • Catherine Atthill, Jyotsna Jha
  • Pages: 272
The Gender-Responsive School shows teachers, headteachers and school administrators how to spot the key spaces in school life where gender is important. It gives them tools to address gender biases by changing attitudes and ideas among staff and...
  • 01 Jun 2009
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Pages: 154
Every country that has worked towards, and then attained, universal primary education has celebrated that achievement as a great step forward. Maintaining universal primary education, once achieved, offers new challenges, examined in this book....
  • 01 May 2009
  • Manoah Esipisu, Isaac E. Khaguli
  • Pages: 124
The media plays a crucial role in ensuring that elections are conducted fairly, and are seen to be credible. Changing technologies are changing the speed and nature of reporting, but the key issue remains the same: media plays an essential part in...
  • 01 Apr 2009
  • T. Ademola Oyejide, Abiodun S. Bankole, Olumuyiwa Alaba, Adeolu O. Adewuyi
  • Pages: 76
The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the ECOWAS states of West Africa envisages cooperation between the two sides with the aim of enhancing investment and private sector development in the ECOWAS region. This study...
  • 01 Mar 2009
  • Ameliat Lombard, Dharini Sivakumar, Hester Vermulen, Lise Korsten, Rosa Rolle
  • Pages: 24
Horticultural Chain Management for Eastern and Southern Africa is a two-volume work designed to help trainers develop suitable materials to assist small farmers and producers to supply high quality horticultural produce for sale.This Practical Manual...
  • 01 Mar 2009
  • Iffat Farah, Caroline Kavuma, Mweru Mwingi, Orwe Onyango
  • Pages: 102
Education, especially girls’ education, is seen as the most effective protection against the HIV epidemic that has severely affected the school systems in sub-Saharan Africa. Effective HIV and AIDS education in schools can be achieved through high...
  • 01 Mar 2009
  • Percy S. Mistry, Nikhil Treebhoohun
  • Pages: 202
How can developing country governments seek to initiate the economic transformation that so many desire?For many countries the dramatic shift from low to high added-value activities will involve the export of tradeable services, particularly...
  • 01 Mar 2009
  • Dharini Sivakumar, Divine Njie, Hester Vermulen, Lise Korsten, Rosa Rolle
  • Pages: 218
Horticultural Chain Management for Eastern and Southern Africa is a two-volume work designed to help trainers develop suitable materials to assist small farmers and producers to supply high quality horticultural produce for sale.This Theoretical...
  • 01 Feb 2009
  • Martin Tsamenyi, Mary Ann Palma, Ben Milligan, Kwame Mfodwo
  • Pages: 154
This Economic Paper considers the likely effects on African, Caribbean and Pacific countries of the European Union’s Directive on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing, planned to be implemented from 2010. It will be difficult for...
  • 01 Feb 2009
  • L. Alan Winters, Michael Gasiorek, Javier López González, Keith Holmes, Maximiliano Méndez Parra, Jim Rollo, Anirudh Shingal
  • Pages: 122
The European Union, under its ‘Global Europe’ initiative, has since 2006 been pursuing trade agreements with its major global trading partners. An EU–India Free Trade Agreement is currently under negotiation; if successfully concluded it is likely to...
  • 01 Feb 2009
  • Christopher Stevens, Jane Kennan, Mareike Meyn
  • Pages: 242
This report on the CARIFORUM and Pacific ACP Economic Partnership Agreements analyses the detailed implications for the economies of the countries involved of commitments signed or initialled, including an indication of the broad country and...
Learning from Experience explores how the Poverty Reduction Strategy Initiative (PRSI) process is working, as seen from the perspective of four recipient countries. This initiative of the World Bank and IMF was introduced in 1999, with the aim of...
  • 01 Jan 2009
  • W. Bradnee Chambers, Simon Maxwell, Jonathan Ockenden, Ngaire Woods
  • Pages: 86
In today’s world, responses to global challenges can only be achieved by collective debate and action. A coordinated response is required to achieve satisfactory and sustainable outcomes, however, international institutions are no longer placed to...
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