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REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2006

Review of Maritime Transport 2006

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Review of Maritime Transport
15 Dec 2006
The Review of Maritime Transport, an annual publication, provides comprehensive and up-to-date statistics and information on maritime and ancillary services. The Review focuses on developments concerning maritime activities in developing countries as compared with other groups of countries. In th...
MEETING INTL RESPONSIB ADDRESS CD

Meeting International Responsibilities and Addressing Domestic Needs

Proceedings - United Nations/Nigeria Workshop on Space Law (CD-ROM)

22 Sep 2006
Given the growing number of benefits derived from the use of space applications, the conduct of space activities by States, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations as well as the private sector continues to expand. This CD-Rom contains all papers submitted to the Office for Outer Spa...
FROM RESEARCH TO ROAD MAP LEARNING

From Research to Road Map

Learning from the Arms for Development Initiative in Sierra Leone

2 Jun 2006
This report presents the findings of a 1,200-person survey on small arms and security at the national and district levels in Sierra Leone. A detailed retrospective is also provided on the design and conduct of the survey itself in order to see how such activities might be improved. The analysis c...
AFRICA ENVIRO OUTLOOK 2

Africa Environment Outlook 2

Our Environment, Our Wealth (AEO-2)

11 Aug 2006
This report highlights the central position Africa’s environment continues to play in sustainable development, as well as its potential to achieve progress in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals. The report profiles Africa’s environmental resources as an asset for the continent...
AFRICA

Africa's Lakes

Atlas of Our Changing Environment

25 Aug 2006
Through a combination of ground photographs, current and historical satellite images, and narrative based on extensive scientific evidence, this publication illustrates how humans have altered their surroundings and continue to make observable and measurable changes to the Africa's lakes and its ...
HYDROPOL VULNERAB & RESILE AFRICA

Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters

Africa

2 Jun 2006
In Africa, most major rivers, freshwater lakes, and aquifers are shared by two or more countries. These nations are becoming increasingly vulnerable to conflict, and their vulnerabilities are made more acute by climatic variations in precipitation, increasing urbanization, industrialization and e...
ANN REVIEW OF DEV GLOBAL 2005 (A)

Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Countries of the ECSWA Region, 2005 (Arabic language)

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Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries
5 May 2006
This publication is the fourth issue prepared by the Executive Secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the United Nations regional commission covering the Middle East. The Annual Review offers an assessment of the manifestations of the globalization of Arab cou...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #2

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa II

Rationalizing Regional Economic Communities

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Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
11 Aug 2006
This report examines the effectiveness of Africa’s regional economic communities in pushing forward the regional integration agenda towards the objectives of the Abuja Treaty establishing the African Economic Community. A fully functioning African Economic Community will remove all barriers to mo...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2005

Rapport Economique sur l'Afrique 2005

Relever le Défi Posé par le Chômage et la Pauvreté en Afrique

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Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
8 Sep 2006
La pauvreté frappe beaucoup plus durement l’Afrique que les autres régions en développement. Plus surprenant est le fait que, sur le continent africain, elle revêt un caractère chronique et elle est en progression. La part de la population totale vivant au-dessous du seuil de un dollar par jour e...
FACING THE FACTS ASSESS THE VULNE

Facing the Facts

Assessing the Vulnerability of Africa's Water Resources to Environmental Change

9 May 2006
Africa’s high dependence upon natural resources makes the continent particularly vulnerable to changes in the availability of water as a result of climate changes. In this study, the vulnerability of water resources to environmental change is assessed on a river/lake/groundwater basin scale for t...
ECOSOC AD HOC ADVISORY GROUP AFRIC

ECOSOC Ad Hoc Advisory Groups on African Countries Emerging from Conflict

The Silent Avant-garde

11 Aug 2006
This book presents an assessment of the role, performance and practice of the ECOSOC Ad Hoc Advisory Groups on African Countries Emerging from Conflict. The Mandate of these groups is to prepare recommendations for a long-term programme of support and provide advice on how to ensure that the assi...
COMP INTRA AFRICA RELAT FORGN 2005

Compendium of Intra-African and Related Foreign Trade Statistics 2005

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Compendium of Intra-African and Related Foreign Trade Statistics
6 Jun 2006
The fifth edition of the Compendium combines Series A and Series C of the Foreign Trade Statistics for Africa, which is no longer published. This bilingual publication (English and French) includes data by economic grouping in Africa and selected grouping of Africa. The data is intended for users...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2005

Economic Report on Africa 2005

Meeting the Challenges of Unemployment and Poverty in Africa

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Economic Report on Africa
23 Feb 2007
With the highest incidence of poverty in the world, Africa urgently needs to create more employment and thus tackle the scourge of hunger, malnutrition and the overall low living standards the continent continues to witness. In addition to its traditional role of reviewing Africa’s economic perfo...
INVEST POLICY REV KENYA

Investment Policy Review - Kenya

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
24 Mar 2006
Kenya was a magnet for foreign direct investment in East Africa in the 1960s and 1970s. The Review highlights, however, that the country has underperformed significantly in terms of FDI attraction in the past couple of decades. The reasons include poor or inconsistent economic policies, deteriora...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2004 V2 P4

African Statistical Yearbook 2004

Vol.II, Part 4 - East Africa

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
20 Oct 2006
This publication contains statistical data on 13 countries in East Africa. The data covers population, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, transport, communications and international tourism, foreign trade, prices, finance, and social statistics. The information is use...
INTL CRIM TRIBUN RWANDA 2003/04 CD

Basic Documents and Case Law

24 Mar 2009
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), established by the United Nations Security Council after the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, has played an active role in the development of international criminal justice. This CD-ROM is testimony to the Tribunal’s accomplishments. It contains b...
OPEN ACCESS FOR AFRICA CHALLENGES

Open Access for Africa

Challenges, Recommendations and Examples

13 Jan 2006
This publication examines different aspects of how to provide increased availability of ICT infrastructure and services for Africa, including identifying the appropriate actors, the relevant technologies, and suggestions for regulatory frameworks as well as how to support the entrepreneurship tha...
EXPANDING ACCESS FINANCIAL SERVIC

Expanding Access to Financial Services in Malawi

21 Apr 2006
This report assesses the achievements and challenges for microfinance service delivery in Malawi, with particular attention to rural and agricultural markets. It identifies key elements that influence the development of Malawi’s financial system, and provides some recommendations and opportunitie...
RESEARCHING CONFLICT IN AFRICA

Researching Conflict in Africa

Insights and Experiences

16 Dec 2005
Parts of Africa experience persistent violence and seemingly intractable conflicts. These violent conflicts have drawn researchers seeking to determine and explain why conflicts are prevalent, what makes them intensify, and how conflicts can be resolved. This book examines the ethical and practic...
TRANSFORMING AFRICA

Transforming Africa

An Agenda for Action

18 Nov 2005
This publication presents a candid assessment of Africa’s quest for faster economic growth and poverty reduction by K.Y. Amoako, a leading voice on African Development. Dr Amoako’s view on the region’s economic prospects is set out in a collection of lectures, given between 2000 and 2005.
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2005

Le développement économique en Afrique 2005

Repenser le rôle de l'investissement étranger direct

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
18 Nov 2005
En raison de l’insuffisance des ressources disponibles pour financer le développement à long terme de l’Afrique et des difficultés croissantes rencontrées pour réduire la pauvreté et atteindre d’autres objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement d’ici 2015, les stratégies de renouveau économiqu...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2005

Economic Development in Africa 2005

Rethinking the Role of Foreign Direct Investment

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Economic Development in Africa Report
18 Nov 2005
Africa’s particular combination of geographical, historical and structural features has traditionally attracted Foreign Direct Investment into enclaves of export-oriented primary production with limited linkages to the rest of the economy. This situation has not changed much in recent years and h...
DEV CHALLENGES SUBSAHARAN AFRICA

Development Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa and Post-conflict Countries

Report of the Committee for Development Policy on the Seventh Session (14-18 March 2005)

18 Nov 2005
Far from the widespread hope for peace and harmony at the end of the Cold War, over one hundred armed conflicts have taken place since 1989 in sub-Saharan Africa. The present report contains the main findings and recommendations of the seventh session of the Committee for Development Policy. The ...
HIV & MOBILE WORKERS A REVIEW

HIV and Mobile Workers

A Review of Risks and Programmes among Truckers in West Africa

Series:
IOM-UNAIDS Reports on Mobile Populations and HIV/AIDS
18 Nov 2005
Migrant and mobile workers in general often encounter individual and social factors that increase their vulnerability to sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. In addition, such workers often have inadequate access to health education, thus may lack basic information about HIV and AIDS. ...
COMBATING THE PROLIFERATION OF SMA

Combating the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in West Africa

Handbook for the Training of Armed and Security Forces

17 Jun 2005
The fight against the proliferation of small arms and light weapons is one of the key priorities on the peace and security agenda of West African states. West African armed and security forces have a major role to play in this fight and this vital function can only be fulfilled if and when they a...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2004

Rapport économique sur l'Afrique 2004

Libérer le potentiel commercial de l'Afrique

Series:
Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
11 Mar 2005
Le Rapport économique sur l’Afrique 2004 estime que les politiques commerciales des pays de l’OCDE font gravement obstacle à l’intégration de l’Afrique dans l’économie mondiale. Les exportations africaines ont souffert des politiques des pays industriels, comme l’augmentation croissante des droit...
DEV POTENTIAL ZIMBABWEAN DIASPORA

The Development Potential of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora

A Survey of Zimbabweans Living in the UK and South Africa

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
22 Apr 2005
This report draws on findings from a survey of 1,000 Zimbabweans living in the United Kingdom and South Africa and aims to obtain a profile in terms of their skills base, transnational links and interest in contributing to development. It examines the education and employment skills base of respo...