Designing Climate-linked Social Protection in Asia-Pacific Cities Mar 3, 2014 This brief addresses issues and development challenges in urbanization such as social protection, multi-dimensional poverty, social and economic vulnerabilities. Promoting Resilient Housing and Secure Tenure in a Changing Climate Jan 27, 2014 This brief addresses issues and development challenges in urbanization such as land planning and management, tenure security, and adapting existing housing to current and future climate threats. The Impact of Decentralization and Urban Governance on Building Inclusive and Resilient Cities Jan 20, 2014 This brief addresses issues and development challenges in urbanization such as decentralization, urban governance, resilience to climate-induced shocks, public participation, transparency, accountability, responsiveness, equity, and responses to climate change challenges. Asia-Pacific GEM: Quarterly Newsletter on Gender and Macroeconomic Issues Mar 28, 2014 Asia-Pacific GEM, a quarterly newsletter, aims to share news related to gender and macroeconomic issues in the Asia-Pacific region. The Business Record Book for Market Vendors Dec 2, 2013 This Book is a business tool for market vendors. It can also be used by small informal business operators (home based tailors and jewelers, mat and handicraft vendors, flower vendors etc), Fish sellers, Village-based sellers of agricultural produce. Urbanization and Climate Change Oct 7, 2013 This brief addresses issues and development challenges in urbanization such as poverty, jobs, access to basic services, vulnerability to climate change and environmental sustainability. Strategy Paper: Sustainable and Inclusive Urbanization in Asia Pacific Sep 9, 2013 The Strategy Paper aims to support national and local partners including governments and local communities to achieve inclusive, resilient and sustainable cities. Leveraging Change for Better Lives: UNDP in Asia and the Pacific Jan 20, 2014 This publication shows how UNDP has contributed to transformational change in people’s lives in Asia and the Pacific between 2008 and 2012. The achievements show how UNDP uses its downstream experience to inform upstream policy work. Advancing Sustainable Development: The Case of Extractive Industries Feb 28, 2013 This summary of e-discussion consolidates the exchange of directly applicable experiences, expertise and knowledge on extractive industries from countries within and outside of the Asia-Pacific region. Local Government and Social Protection: Making Service Delivery Available for the Most Vulnerable Jan 17, 2012 This discussion paper conceptualizes social protection as part and parcel of overall public service delivery, and examines the role that local governments can play in implementing social protection related policies.