The report is built on the analysis of 19 specially commissioned case studies providing empirical evidence of the opportunities of developing inclusive businesses in the region and highlights strategies used by successful businesses.
This report shows that the interface among creativity, culture, and technology, has the potential to generate income and export earnings while contributing to social inclusion, cultural diversity and human development.
The purpose of this study is to deliver information on following topics; What are the financial service needs of poor people, To what extent are these needs met by existing financial service providers and products and many more.
The 2013 edition of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific analyses the short and medium-term challenges for the region and the outlook for the year ahead. The publication provides policy options for governments to overcome these challenges and maintain the pursuit of inclusive and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.
This study is supported by the UNDP Thematic Trust Fund (TTF) for Poverty Reduction as an attempt to provide bottom up perspectives in guiding future interventios for poverty reduction in the Southeast Anatolia region.
The second issue starts with the introduction of President of GAP RDA Sadrettin Karahocagil and there are interviews with Kürşat Göncü, Secretary General of Gaziantep Chamber of Industry and Hüseyin Polat, Head of Kilis Organic Olive Producers Union.
This report revisits the theoretical concepts of inequalities including their measurements, analyzes their global trends, presents the policy makers’ perception of inequalities in 15 countries and identifies various policy options in combating this major development challenge of our time.
The study is composed of four main parts: Assessment of statistical capacity of household expenditure surveys,Potential impacts of reform on expenditure of poor household, qualitative analysis of informal use, access, and consumption patterns and Compilation of “State Aids” policy recommendations for protection of poor households.
This guide addresses the benefits of public-private partnerships for reaching the Millennium Development Goals and briefly introduces the topic, describes the global context and reasons why the public and the private sectors should engage in partnerships.
The guide on “Communication on Progress” explains to Companies that participate in the United Nations Global Compact how to create a COP and provides numerous examples of notable COPs including in all ten principles of the Global Compact.
Social enterprises provide an innovative approach and are effective as poverty reduction agents that can contribute to the promotion of cohesive communities. This publication reviews the results of a two-year social enterprise study in Europe and the CIS.
The aim is to analyze the problems with existing social assistance practices in Turkey and, more specifically, to outline the fundamental components of a meaningful social assistance scheme that includes regular cash transfers.
This report focuses on the issue of remittances from a wider perspective. It examines the potential role of migrants or diasporas at large from LDCs as sources of development finance and also as channels of knowledge transfer and as facilitators of trade and market access opportunities in the host countries.
The Levy Institute Measure of Time and Consumption Poverty (LIMTCP) is a two-dimensional measure that takes into account both the necessary consumption expenditures and the household production time needed to achieve a minimum standard of living—factors often ignored in official poverty measures.
This report is intended to provide information on CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) practices in Turkey and it is based on the outputs from desktop research and interviews with companies and stakeholders.
The United Nations Global Report on Youth highlights rising concerns over the lack of job opportunities, inadequate education, vulnerable working conditions and insufficient government investments for young people around the world.