TEAM FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE
Asia-Pacific Human Development Report
TACKLING CORRUPTION, TRANSFORMING LIVESTeam Leader
Gry Ballestad, Elena Borsatti,Ramesh Gampat, Renata Rubian, NiranjanSarangi, Ruwanthi Senarathne, OmarSiddique, Manoja Wickramarathne
Ramesh Gampat,Niranjan Sarangi, Ruwanthi Senarathne,Manoja Wickramarathne
Macmillan India Ltd.
The Asia-Pacific Human DevelopmentReport Unit (HDRU), Regional Centrein Colombo (RCC)
The HDRU team members, both past andpresent, who worked on this collaborativeeffort are Gry Ballestad, Bineswaree(Aruna) Bolaky, Elena Borsatti, HasnaCheema, Kay Kirby Dorji, RameshGampat, Sonia Gomez, Anuradha Rajivan,Renata Rubian, Niranjan Sarangi,Ruwanthi Senarathne, Omar Siddique,Bronwyn Walker and ManojaWickramarathne.The Asia-Pacific Regional Human Development Report (APHDR) is an importantresource and instrument to explore critical development concerns. The Report thusinforms policies from a human development perspective, putting people at the centre of development debates. As a regional public good, the APHDR focuses on issues that areof common concern to several countries in the region, have sensitivities that are betteraddressed at a regional level, or have clear cross-border dimensions.The APHDR is an independent intellectual exercise developed through a regionalparticipatory process that draws from the contributions of many. The theme for eachReport is also selected through consultations that include participants within and outsideUNDP. The more nuanced focus of the Report is guided by substantive and diverseinputs that bring together Asia-Pacific stakeholders from governments, civil society,academia, research institutions, the media, the private sector and others. Technicalbackground papers are prepared by eminent experts drawn largely from the Region. Anestablished peer review process contributes to quality and impartiality. The work isenriched by a moderated discussion on the Asia-Pacific Human Development Network,which comprises members from the Region and beyond. Drawing from this rich material,the Report is prepared by the Human Development Report Unit team. The APHDR isdisseminated widely, helping to promote dialogue and bring together the people of AsiaPacific to accelerate human development.
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