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Labour Migration for Employment - A Status Report for Nepal: 2013/2014 (2381 KB)

This report reflects efforts to capture the trends in labour migration from Nepal, identify the structural gaps and suggests ways to move forward for the Government and stakeholders. Although various government agencies have maintained and...

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09/30/2014 Report
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Economic Development (11x17) (3684 KB)

Supporting Asian Initiatives for Broad-Based Economic Growth

This informational handout highlights the Economic Development program's three core areas of focus – Business Environments for Private Sector Growth,...

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09/16/2014 Program Profile
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Economic Development (3697 KB)

Supporting Asian Initiatives for Broad-Based Economic Growth

This informational handout highlights the Economic Development program's three core areas of focus – Business Environments for Private Sector Growth,...

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09/16/2014 Program Profile
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Catalyzing Subnational Development in Myanmar, Kyosuke Inada (2886 KB)

Balancing Local Preferences with National and Sector Policy

Since assuming power in April 2011, the Thein Sein government has begun to implement a wide range of reform initiatives. Central to these are decentralization and...

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09/16/2014 Report
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Catalyzing Subnational Development in Myanmar (Burmese), Kyosuke Inada (2731 KB)

(In Burmese)

Balancing Local Preferences with National and Sector Policy

Since assuming power in April 2011, the Thein Sein government has begun to implement a wide range of reform initiatives. Central to...

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09/16/2014 Report
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Local Leadership of Community Policing Practices in Timor-Leste (English) (6148 KB)

Produced in partnership between The Asia Foundation and Fundasaun Mahein1, the following study seeks to boost the profile of community policing in Timor-Leste through the analysis of three distinct examples of local leadership of innovative...

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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Local Leadership of Community Policing Practices in Timor-Leste (Tetum) (6257 KB)

(In Tetum)

Produced in partnership between The Asia Foundation and Fundasaun Mahein1, the following study seeks to boost the profile of community policing in Timor-Leste through the analysis of three distinct examples of local...

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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A Survey of Community Policing Practices in Timor-Leste (8272 KB)

The evolution of the PNTL since the 2008 survey spans many areas of the administrative and operational structure of the institution. In particular, the move by the PNTL toward a model of policing which reflect the community-centered nature of...

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09/05/2014 Survey
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A Survey of Community Policing Practices in Timor-Leste (Tetum) (7738 KB)

(In Tetum)

This survey aims to capture the perceptions of citizens and the police towards security and their roles in working together to maintain safe and secure communities. The survey is designed track progress since the...

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09/05/2014 Survey
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A Survey of Community Policing Practices in Timor-Leste - Survey Brief (English) (1575 KB)

This survey aims to capture the perceptions of citizens and the police towards security and their roles in working together to maintain safe and secure communities. The survey is designed track progress since the 2008 research and to gauge...

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09/05/2014 Survey
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A Survey of Community Policing Practices in Timor-Leste - Survey Brief (Tetum) (1579 KB)

(In Tetum)

This survey aims to capture the perceptions of citizens and the police towards security and their roles in working together to maintain safe and secure communities. The survey is designed track progress since the...

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09/05/2014 Survey
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In Focus: Security Situation (English) (471 KB)

Citizens and the PNTL all agree that the security has improved in their area compared to one year ago. Rates of insecurity remain high, but have fallen for the first year since 2001.

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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In Focus: Security Situation (Tetum) (471 KB)

(In Tetum)

Citizens and the PNTL all agree that the security has improved in their area compared to one year ago. Rates of insecurity remain high, but have fallen for the first year since 2001.

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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In Focus: Justice seeking behavior (English) (4100 KB)

There is an increase in the use of community mediation by the PNTL and a reduction in the use of formal justice measures. However, despite the high levels of crimes experienced, well under half of all respondents reported them to the...

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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In Focus: Justice seeking behavior (Tetum) (5463 KB)

(In Tetum)

There is an increase in the use of community mediation by the PNTL and a reduction in the use of formal justice measures. However, despite the high levels of crimes experienced, well under half of all respondents...

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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In Focus: Community-Police Cooperation (English) (902 KB)

Community Leaders are engaging with community members and the PNTL to resolve community security issues. However, over half of PNTL officers have not had any formal community police training.

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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In Focus: Community-Police Cooperation (Tetum) (652 KB)

(In Tetum)

Community Leaders are engaging with community members and the PNTL to resolve community security issues. However, over half of PNTL officers have not had any formal community police training.

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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In Focus: PNTL Background & Performance (English) (3326 KB)

Perceptions of PNTL performance have improved both amongst general public, community leader and PNTL respondents. Despite improvements, the greatest hindrance to better PNTL performance are staffing levels and the availability of communication...

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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In Focus: PNTL Background & Performance (Tetum) (2889 KB)

(In Tetum)

Perceptions of PNTL performance have improved both amongst general public, community leader and PNTL respondents. Despite improvements, the greatest hindrance to better PNTL performance are staffing levels and the...

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09/05/2014 Analysis
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Ethnic Conflict and Social Services in Myanmar’s Contested Regions (Burmese) (3659 KB)

(In Burmese)

With development aid commitments on the rise, Myanmar has the potential to greatly strengthen the delivery of health, education, and other social services. However, while it is established practice for aid ...

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09/02/2014 Report
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Updates from Washington, DC: Summer 2014 (1199 KB)

In this issue: Myanmar, Afghanistan, Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Mongolia.

08/31/2014 Brochure
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Citizens' Access to Information in South Asia (3491 KB)

A number of countries in South Asia have enacted Right to Information (RTI) legislation guaranteeing citizens the right to access information from their governments. While there have been a number of efforts to promote the sharing of knowledge...

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08/27/2014 Analysis
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Economic Empowerment for Women in Asia (1984 KB)

Women's economic empowerment is widely recognized as a key driver of national and regional poverty alleviation and job creation. However, women-run businesses are constrained by a set of institutional and cultural barriers. The UN has...

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08/21/2014 Handout
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FY2013 Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax - Form 990 & 990T (1788 KB)

The Asia Foundation's 990 & 990T form for fiscal year 2013.

08/15/2014 Miscellaneous
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The Asia Foundation Celebrates 60 Years in Pakistan (15048 KB)

Since 1954, The Asia Foundation has remained committed to Pakistan's development, providing continuous support throughout the country's varied history. This booklet describes the breadth of the Foundation's evolving assistance to Pakistan...

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08/11/2014 Program Profile
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Electoral Reform and the Consolidation of Democracy in Cambodia, Tim Meisburger (5265 KB)

Following the national elections on July 28, 2013 the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) rejected the results, claiming widespread irregularities in the election process. The CNRP has since said it would not take its seats in National...

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07/22/2014 Analysis
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Laos (2889 KB)

The Asia Foundation has a long history in Laos. It established its first office in 1958, then managed programs in Laos out of its Thailand office for two decades starting in 1989, and re-established its office in Laos in 2009. The Foundation's...

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07/07/2014 Program Profile
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Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP IV) (7425 KB)

The Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP) is an integral part of the USAID-funded Strengthening Transparency and Governance in Mongolia (STAGE) program implemented by The Asia Foundation. Since December 2012, the STOPP survey has...

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07/07/2014 Report
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Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP IV) [Mongolian] (7655 KB)

(In Mongolian)

The Study of Private Perceptions of Corruption (STOPP) is an integral part of the USAID-funded Strengthening Transparency and Governance in Mongolia (STAGE) program implemented by The Asia Foundation. Since...

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07/07/2014 Report
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Consulting Services for the Feasibility Study of the Bohol Water and Sanitation Project -- Bid Bulletin No. 5 (99 KB)

Fifth in a series of informational bulletins designed to clarify and/or amend pertinent provisions of the bidding documents, as well as other related matters.

07/02/2014 Miscellaneous
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