Palau (listen), officially the Republic of Palau (Palauan: Beluu er a Belau) and historically Belau, Palaos or Pelew, is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean. The country contains approximately 340 islands, and together with parts of the Federated States of Micronesia, forms the western chain of the Caroline Islands. Its area is 466 square kilometers (180 sq mi). The most populous island is Koror. The capital Ngerulmud is located on the nearby island of Babeldaob, in Melekeok State. Palau shares maritime boundaries with international waters to the north, Micronesia to the east, Indonesia to the south, and …



RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 25 November 2023

relations with its strategically important Compact of Free Association allies, Marshall Islands, Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia, which received the lion’s share of US aid and investments

UNDP: United Nations Development Programme · 24 November 2023 English

Progress and the Peril: HIV and Global De/criminalization of Same-Sex Sex documents the reversal on laws criminalizing same-sex sex in the context of the HIV pandemic. The joint report by …

Nicaragua Niger Niue North Macedonia Norway Palau Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal sex in Cook Islands follows the examples of Fiji, Palau, and Nauru. However, as of 2023, 40% of countries

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

Mauritius’s economy has grown dramatically since independence, but its dynamism has waned in recent years. Mauritius’s rapid development has offered a powerful example for developing economies worldwide. However, the economy …

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WaterAid · 22 November 2023 English

Sanitation is a critical entry point in achieving outcomes This paper aims to consolidate data on the across all of the Sustainable Development status of climate change and sanitation in …

respectively (WHO and ranges from almost universal in Palau to UNICEF 2023). Rural areas typically have lower urban areas. the Pacific, including Cook Islands, Palau and Household sanitation service levels in the Pacific Communities $1,000.0 Cook Islands Niue Kiribati Fiji Palau $100.0 Tuvalu Samoa Nauru Timor-Leste Marshall Tonga Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste 026 0.7% 23.1% Marshall Islands 54,366 0.4% 78.5% Palau 17,989 0.1% 82.0% Cook Islands 15,470 0.1% n/a Nauru

World Bank Group · 21 November 2023 English

To raise awareness about the limited quality of education, the World Bank and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has introduced the concept of “learning poverty,” defined as being unable …

48 50 51 51 57 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Palau Fiji FSM Vanuatu Solomon Is. Samoa RMI Kiribati learning deprivation varies from 6 percent in Palau to 71 percent in Tonga.8 7 Using the scores grade 6 students. Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Palau 3% 6% 12% Fiji 28% 41% 58% FSM 34% 47% 2% 4.8% Solomon Is. 0.2% 0.5% 1.3% 2.8% Palau 2.5% 3.3% 4.7% 6.1% RMI 1.1% 2.2% 5.6% learning poverty is likely quite high in all PICs but Palau. Lower and upper bounds for the interim learning

UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 15 November 2023 English

The Environmental Rule of Law: Tracking Progress and Charting Future Directions report provides a comprehensive assessment of developments since the release of the first Global Report on Environmental Rule of …

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ACUS: Atlantic Council of the United States · 15 November 2023 English

4 ATLANTIC COUNCIL INVESTIGATING CHINA’S ECONOMIC COERCION: THE REACH AND ROLE OF CHINESE CORPORATE ENTITIES Methodology T his report uses publicly available information to cism, it gives insight into the …

Philippines in 2012, Japan in 2012, Taiwan in 2016, Palau in 2017, and South Korea in 2017. 25 In some industries

USGCRP: United States Global Change Research Program · 14 November 2023 English

The Fifth National Climate Assessment is the US Government’s preeminent report on climate change impacts, risks, and responses. It is a congressionally mandated interagency effort that provides the scientific foundation …

Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau plan to use blue carbon ecosystems to offset emissions

RAND Corporation · 9 November 2023 English

RAND Europe and partners conducted a study to understand the broader societal impacts of research conducted at UK higher education institutions, as represented by the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) …

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