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COVID-19 IN AFRICA PROTECTING LIVE

COVID-19 in Africa

Protecting Lives and Economies

13 Oct 2020
Between 300,000 and 3.3 million African people could die as a direct result of COVID-19 (coronavirus), depending on measures taken to stop the spread. Africa is particularly susceptible because 56 percent of the urban population is concentrated in overcrowded and poorly serviced slum dwellings (e...
COVID-19 LOCKDOWN EXIT STRATEGIES

COVID-19: Lockdown Exit Strategies for Africa

14 Oct 2020
In the current context of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, policymakers are confronted with decisions that may prove to be among the most difficult of their careers. In Africa, at least 42 countries have imposed partial or full lockdowns on the movements and activities. Experience around the ...
UNSUNG HEROES: HOW SMALL FARMERS

Unsung Heroes

How Small Farmers Cope with COVID-19

28 Aug 2020
The global coronavirus pandemic has hit small farmers with disruptions in health, food security, transport, finance and demand. It has also increased the cost of doing business. Smallholder farmers, already dealing with the effects of a climate and price crisis, are taking emergency measures for ...
TECH HUBS IN AFRICA

Tech Hubs In Africa

How Can They Support Start-ups Across the Continent?

11 Sep 2020
African tech hubs play an important role in building entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups, but they struggle to earn revenue and become financially sustainable.
ECONOMIC DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2020

Economic Development in Africa Report 2020

Tackling Illicit Financial Flows for Sustainable Development in Africa

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
1 Oct 2020
In the aftermath of COVID-19 (coronavirus), African countries will need to intensify their resource mobilization efforts to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 adopts a multi-disciplinary methodology to tackle the relationship between il...
ACCORD RELATIF TRANSPORT ADR 2021

Accord relatif au transport international de marchandises dangereuses par la route (ADR)

en vigueur le 1er janvier 2021

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Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route (ADR)
Cette version révisée est basée sur les évolutions applicables à compter du 1er janvier 2021. Elle contient des dispositions nouvelles ou révisées concernant notamment le transport des systèmes de stockage électrique (y compris les batteries au lithium installées dans les unités de transport de m...
AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 2021

Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)

Applicable as from 1 January 2021

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
This revised version is based on changes applicable from 1 January 2021. It contains new or revised provisions concerning in particular the transport of electrical storage systems (including lithium batteries installed in goods transport units and defective batteries), medical waste and radioacti...
NEGOTIA LIBERALIZAT TRADE SERVICES

Negotiating Liberalization of Trade in Services for Development

30 Jul 2020
Services trade policies, in any country, determine the direction of policy reforms and the role which services trade should play in the broader context of growth and development strategies. Regulators, taking guidance from these policies, introduce the regulatory measures that serve the objective...
DESIGNING TRADE LIBERAL IN AFRICA

Designing Trade Liberalization in Africa

Modalities for Tariff Negotiations towards an African Continental Free Trade Area

28 Jul 2020
The negotiations for an African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) were unprecedented in the history of regional trade agreements. The AfCFTA would ultimately comprise 55 members, 33 of which are least developed countries (LDCs), and encompass six preexisting regional economic communities (RECs...
SCIENCE TECHNO & INNOVAT ETHIOPIA

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review of Ethiopia

4 Nov 2020
UNCTAD Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Reviews (STIP Reviews) are an analytical and policy learning process for country’s science, technology and innovation (STI) stakeholders to reach a clearer understanding of the key strengths and weaknesses of their innovation systems and identify s...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2019

African Statistical Yearbook 2019

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
6 Mar 2020
The Yearbook series is a result of collaborative efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of socioeconomic data on African countries, as well as the development of a harmonized database. It seeks to promote wider use of country data, reduce costs...
INVEST POLICY REV ANGOLA (P)

Revisão da Política de Investimento - Angola (Portuguese language)

16 Jan 2020
FDI in Angola has been highly volatile and concentrated in the extractive sector. Initiatives to improve investment attractiveness are hampered by various challenges affecting the policy environment. The IPR provides action-oriented recommendations to create an environment conducive to investment...
EXAM POLITIQ L

Examen de la politique d'investissement - Côte d'Ivoire

9 Apr 2020
L'Examen de la politique d'investissement de la Côte d'Ivoire analyse le cadre règlementaire, legal et institutionnel pour l'investissement dans le pays. Sur la base de cet analyse, des recommandations sont faites pour attire plus d'investissement vers le pays, en faire bénéficier tout le territo...
INVEST POLICY REV ANGOLA

Investment Policy Review - Angola

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
16 Jan 2020
FDI in Angola has been highly volatile and concentrated in the extractive sector. Initiatives to improve investment attractiveness are hampered by various challenges affecting the policy environment. The IPR provides action-oriented recommendations to create an environment conducive to investment...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2018-19

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2018-2019

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
24 Sep 2020
The Arab region experienced an economic recovery growth rate of 2.3% in 2018, up 1.7% from 2017. This recovery was largely attributed to hydrocarbon sector led growth in the region’s oil-exporting countries. While this growth momentum continues, the region remains linked to geopolitical uncertain...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2018-19 (A)

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2018-2019 (Arabic language)

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
24 Sep 2020
The Survey 2018-2019 observes that the Arab region experienced an economic recovery with a growth rate of 2.3% in 2018, up from 1.7% the year before. This recovery was largely attributed to hydrocarbon sector-led growth in the region’s oil-exporting countries, particularly GCC countries. This gro...
WORLD POPULATION 2019 WALL CHART

World Population 2019 Wall Chart

19 Nov 2019
This publication presents findings from World Population Prospects 2019, the 26th round of the UN’s global population estimates and projections. It includes updated population estimates from 1950 to the present for 235 countries or areas, based on detailed analyses of all available information ab...
AGRIPRENEURSHIP ACROSS AFRICA

Agripreneurship across Africa

Stories of Inspiration

10 Sep 2019
This publication aims to inspire budding entrepreneurs in Africa to consider business opportunities in agriculture and agro-industry. Through success stories reflecting real-life agribusiness development experiences, which are organized into four themes (scale, women, youth, and challenging envir...
RAPID ETRADE READI ASSESS LESOTHO

eTrade Readiness Assessment of Lesotho

13 May 2020
The eTrade Readiness Assessment of Lesotho focuses on examining seven key policy areas that are most relevant for e-commerce. Within each area, critical readiness gaps are identified and relevant recommendations are proposed to overcome barriers and bottlenecks to the growth of digital trade. The...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOROCCO (F)

Examen des performances environnementales: Maroc

4 Jun 2014
La présente publication contient les résultats de l’EPE realisé par la CEE au Maroc. Cet EPE couvre également 13 questions d'importance pour le pays liées à l'élaboration des politiques, la planification et la mise en œuvre, le financement des politiques et projets environnementaux, et l'intégrat...
MAINSTREAM EFFICIENT LEGUME SEED

Mainstreaming Efficient Legume Seed Systems in Eastern Africa

Challenges, Opportunities and Contributions towards Improved Livelihoods

22 Apr 2019
Legumes are important components of sustainable farming systems. They are useful to diversify and intensify cropping systems; fix atmospheric nitrogen and improve soil health; act as rotation crops; increase and diversify smallholder incomes; and lower the carbon footprint, mitigating climate cha...
AFRIQUE RENOUVEAU V33 #1 2019

Afrique renouveau, Avril - Juilet 2019

Series:
Afrique renouveau
6 Jun 2019
Le magazine Afrique renouveau traite des nombreux défis auxquels sont confrontés les populations africaines, leurs dirigeants et leurs partenaires internationaux: les objectifs de développement durable, les réformes économiques, la dette, l’éducation; la santé, la promotion de la femme, les confl...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2019

Economic Report on Africa 2019

Fiscal Policy for Financing Sustainable Development in Africa

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
10 May 2019
The 2019 edition of the Economic Report on Africa explores the intricate terrain of revenue collection on the continent and makes salient recommendations to help African countries attain the SDGs and the aspirations of Agenda 2063 by expanding their fiscal space and how. It identifies several qui...
KEY STAT & TREND REG TRADE AFRICA

Key Statistics and Trends in Regional Trade in Africa

Series:
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
17 May 2019
This publication is a special edition of the "Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade" series. It is structured into three parts. The first part presents an overview of Africa in the world economy as well as intra-African trade. The second part briefly summarizes the history of regional ...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2019

Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

Made in Africa – Rules of Origin for Enhanced Intra-African Trade

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
2 Jul 2019
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a historic opportunity for the continent to boost intra-African trade and accelerate structural transformation. However, this relies on a critical policy instrument: the effective implementation of preferential trade liberalization among...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2019

Le développement economique en Afrique rapport 2019

Made in Africa: les règles d'origine, un tremplin pour le commerce intra-africain

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
9 Aug 2019
L'avènement de la zone de libre échange continentale africaine (AfCFTA) représente une opportunité historique pour le continent de stimuler le commerce intra-africain et d'accélérer la transformation structurelle. Cependant, cela repose sur un instrument politique essentiel: la mise en œuvre effe...
INTEGRATING A GENDER PERSPECTIVE

Integrating a Gender Perspective into Human Rights Investigations

Guidance and Practice

4 Mar 2019
This publication provides practical guidance on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of investigative bodies or entities, from the planning phase to the investigations and to writing the report and presenting its findings. It should be read in conjunction with existing OHCH...
WHO

Who's Responsible?

Attributing Individual Responsibility for Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in United Nations Commissions of Inquiry, Fact-finding Missions and other Investigations

4 Mar 2019
United Nations Commissions of Inquiry (CoIs), Fact-Finding Missions (FFMs) and similar complex human rights investigations are regularly, and with increasing frequency, called upon to “identify those responsible” for violations and crimes falling within their mandate. Yet identifying responsible ...