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SHAPING THE TRENDS OF OUR TIME

Shaping the Trends of our Time

Report of the UN Economist Network for the UN 75th Anniversary

23 Oct 2020
This report analyzes how five megatrends (climate change, emerging and frontier technologies, demographic trends, inequalities, and urbanization) and their drivers, individually and in combination, transform societies and affect the ability of countries to achieve the SDGs. However, the Agenda is...
WASTE MANAGEMENT DURING COVID-19

Waste Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic

24 Sep 2020
The report reviews the existing practices of healthcare waste management under the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and to identify best available or appropriate waste management practices that are operationally and technically in line with local conditions. The report considers various approaches...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (R)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Russian language)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Russian)
1 Oct 2020
The Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (A/75/1) highlights how the UN Secretariat translates resources into impact. The Report covers nine sections: (i) promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development; (ii) maintenance of international peace and sec...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (C)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Chinese language)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Chinese)
1 Oct 2020
The Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (A/75/1) highlights how the UN Secretariat translates resources into impact. The Report covers nine sections: (i) promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development; (ii) maintenance of international peace and sec...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (A)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Arabic language)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Arabic)
1 Oct 2020
The Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (A/75/1) highlights how the UN Secretariat translates resources into impact. The Report covers nine sections: (i) promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development; (ii) maintenance of international peace and sec...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (S)

Memoria del Secretario General sobre la labor de la Organización

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Memoria del Secretario General sobre la labor de la Organización
30 Sep 2020
El Informe del Secretario General sobre el Trabajo de la Organización (A/75/1) destaca cómo la Secretaría de las Naciones Unidas traduce los recursos en impacto. El Informe abarca nueve secciones: (i) promoción del crecimiento económico sostenido y el desarrollo sostenible; (ii) mantenimiento de ...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (F)

Rapport du Secrétaire Général sur l’activité de l’Organisation

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Rapport du Secrétaire Général sur l’activité de l’Organisation
30 Sep 2020
Le rapport du Secrétaire général sur l'activité de l'Organisation met en évidence la manière dont le Secrétariat de l'ONU transforme les ressources en impacts. Le rapport comprend neuf sections: (i) promotion d'une croissance économique soutenue et d'un développement durable; (ii) maintien de la ...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization
30 Sep 2020
The Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (A/75/1) highlights how the UN Secretariat translates resources into impact. The Report covers nine sections: (i) promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development; (ii) maintenance of international peace and sec...
GUIDELINES FOR UN RESOLUTIONS 2020

Guidelines for United Nations Resolutions 2020

1 Oct 2020
The purpose of these guidelines is to help delegations in the process of preparing draft resolutions and decisions, principally in the General Assembly and the Main Committees, as prescribed in the Charter of the United Nations and the rules of procedure of the General Assembly.
MINERAL RESOURCE GOVERNANCE 21ST C

Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century

Gearing Extractive Industries Towards Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2020
The mining sector, if carefully managed, presents enormous opportunities for advancing sustainable development particularly in low-income countries, the International Resource Panel says in its latest report
LAND RESTORATION ACHIEVING SDG

Land Restoration for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

An International Resource Panel Think Piece

21 Aug 2020
Land restoration has tremendous potential to help the world limit climate change and achieve its aims for sustainable development. In its latest study, the International Resource Panel finds positive spin-offs to support all 17 Sustainable Development Goals agreed to by the world’s nations as par...
TRANS CORP V27 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.2

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Transnational Corporations
28 Oct 2020
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprint...
BEN-CST ANAL APP UN VEH REG RD SAF

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Applying UN Vehicle Regulations for Road Safety

WP.29, "How it works and how to join it"

This publication introduces methodologies that are used to project the socioeconomic utility of applying key UN Vehicle Regulations for improving road safety. It presents an overview of current global road safety statistics, describes methodologies that are used for assessing the impact of vehicl...
GLOBAL RESOURCES OUTLOOK 2019

Global Resources Outlook 2019

Natural Resources for the Future We Want

21 Aug 2020
Through a combination of resource efficiency, climate mitigation, carbon removal, and biodiversity protection policies, this report finds that it is feasible and possible to grow economies, increase well-being and remain within planetary boundaries. The analysis and modelling presented in this re...
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOP OUTLOOK 2020

Sustainable Development Outlook 2020

Achieving SDGs in the Wake of COVID-19 - Scenarios for Policymakers

20 Aug 2020
The setbacks caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus) need not be permanent, and it is possible to regain the momentum and move ahead towards the SDGs. It is even possible to convert the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity for recovering better, by directing much of the resources earmarked for recovery t...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2020

Trade and Development Report 2020

From Global Pandemic to Prosperity for All - Avoiding Another Lost Decade

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United Nations Trade and Development Report
28 Oct 2020
This report analyses the economic impact of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic and possible responses that could be both effective and inclusive. It examines different recovery scenarios and, in particular, highlights the danger of a lost decade, addresses immediate difficulties facing de...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #9

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Neuvième édition révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #9

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Ninth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG #22

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Règlement type - Vingt-deuxième édition révisée

Vingt-deuxième édition révisée - (Vol. I & II)

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Réglement Type
Ces recommandations ont été élaborées par le Comité d'experts du Conseil économique et social des Nations Unies sur le transport des marchandises dangereuses à la lumière des progrès techniques, de l'avènement de nouvelles matières, des exigences des systèmes de transport modernes et, surtout, de...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #22

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Twenty-second Revised Edition

Model Regulations (22nd Revised Edition - Vol. I & II)

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
These Recommendations have been developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council's Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the req...
MANUEL D

Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Huit édition révisée

8e édition révisée

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
Le « Manuel d’épreuves et de critères » contient des critères, des méthodes d’épreuve et des procédures qu’il convient d’appliquer pour classer les marchandises dangereuses conformément aux dispositions des « Recommandations des Nations Unies relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses, R...
MANUAL OF TESTS & CRITERIA #8

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Eighth Revised Edition

8th Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
RPT INTL ARBITRAL AWARDS #33

Reports of International Arbitral Awards, Vol. XXXIII

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Reports of International Arbitral Awards / Recueil des Sentences Arbitrales
31 Jul 2020
This publication was conceived in 1948 as a collection of international awards or decisions rendered between States, including cases involving espousing or respondent governments on behalf of individual claimants. The present volume reproduces the award in the South China Sea arbitration between ...
UN DISARMAMENT YRBK 2019 V44 P2

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2019: Part II

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United Nations Disarmament Yearbook
28 Oct 2020
This publication summarizes developments and trends in 2019 on key issues of multilateral consideration at the international and regional levels. It reviews the activity of the General Assembly, the Conference on Disarmament and the Disarmament Commission. It contains a timeline that highlights e...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2020 (R)

State of World Population 2020 (Russian language)

Against My Will - Defying the Practices that Harm Women and Girls and Undermine Equality

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State of World Population (Russian language)
24 Jul 2020
This report documents the origins, drivers and prevalence of harmful practices within and across developing and developed countries as well as in humanitarian settings. It also shows their impact on girls’ and women’s health, well-being and rights throughout their lives, together with the impact ...
PROTECT & SUPPORT VULNE COVID CRIS

Protecting and Supporting Vulnerable Groups Through the Covid-19 Crisis

15 Jul 2020
Covid-19 (coronavirus) is hitting vulnerable people the hardest. This is already devastating in high-income countries with comprehensive and effective health and welfare systems, but it may well be catastrophic in those without, and especially in low-income and least developed countries. How exac...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4

Recommendation N°4 - National Trade Facilitation Bodies

4 Sep 2020
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
GLOB EDUCAT MONITOR RPT 2020

Global Education Monitoring Report 2020

Inclusion and Education - All Means All

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Global Education Monitoring Report
7 Jul 2020
This publication assesses progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) on education and its ten targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda. It addresses inclusion in education, drawing attention to all those excluded from education, because of background or a...