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WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2021

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2021

Valuing Water

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
22 Mar 2021
Water is a finite and non-substitutable resource. As the foundation of life, societies and economies, it carries multiple values and benefits. But unlike most other natural resources, it has proven extremely difficult to determine its true ‘value’. The 2021 edition of the United Nations World Wat...
ENGINEERING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMNT

Engineering for Sustainable Development

Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals

29 Mar 2021
This publication highlights the crucial role of engineering in achieving each of the 17 SDGs by presenting case studies and approaches of the innovations that are shaping our world. Providing a snapshot of these emerging technologies, the report demonstrates how engineering solutions can address ...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #2 FEB 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, February 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
29 Mar 2021
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #1 JAN 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, January 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
12 Mar 2021
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
GAOR 75TH SUPP17 UNCITRAL RPT

Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

Fifty-third session (6–17 July 2020 and 14–18 September 2020)

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Reports of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
26 Feb 2021
This annual report of the United Nations Committee on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) submitted to the General Assembly covers the Fifty-third session (6–17 July 2020 and 14–18 September 2020).
GAOR 74TH SUPP17 UNCITRAL RPT

Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

Fifty-second session (8–19 July 2019)

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Reports of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
26 Feb 2021
This annual report of the United Nations Committee on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) submitted to the General Assembly covers the Fifty-second session (8–19 July 2019).
GAOR 72ND SUPP2 SECURITY COUNCIL

Report of the Security Council 2017

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Reports of the Security Council
26 Feb 2021
The 2017 edition of the Report of the Security Council continued its focus on a number of serious unresolved conflicts, in particular in the Middle East and Africa.
GAOR 74TH SUPP2 SECURITY COUNCIL

Report of the Security Council 2019

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Reports of the Security Council
26 Feb 2021
The 2019 edition of the Report of the Security Council continued its focus on a number of serious unresolved conflicts, in particular in the Middle East and Africa.
GAOR 74TH SUPP10 INTL LAW COMM RPT

Report of the International Law Commission

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Report of the International Law Commission
26 Feb 2021
This is the official report of the International Law Commission to the General Assembly on its seventieth session dated 29 April–7 June and 8 July–9 August 2019,
GAOR 74TH SUPP4 INTL COURT JUST

Report of the International Court of Justice

1 August 2018-31 July 2019

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Reports of the International Court of Justice
26 Feb 2021
This is the official report of the International Court of Justice to the General Assembly on its seventy-third session dated 1 August 2018-31 July 2019.
GAOR 75TH SUPP4 INTL COURT JUST

Report of the International Court of Justice

1 August 2019–31 July 2020

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Reports of the International Court of Justice
26 Feb 2021
This is the official report of the International Court of Justice to the General Assembly on its seventy-third session dated 1 August 2019–31 July 2020.
GAOR 75TH SUPP40 HR COMM RPT

Report of the Human Rights Committee

126th session (1–26 July 2019); 127th session (14 October–8 November 2019); 128th session (2–27 March 2020)

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Report of the Human Rights Committee
26 Feb 2021
This is the official report of the Human Rights Committee submitted to the General Assembly on an annual basis. This report covers the 126th session (1–26 July 2019), 127th session (14 October–8 November 2019), 128th session (2–27 March 2020).
GAOR 74TH SUPP27 CONF DISARM 2019

Report of the Conference on Disarmament

2019 Session

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Report of the Conference on Disarmament to the General Assembly of the United Nations
26 Feb 2021
This is the official report submitted annually to the General Assembly by the Conference on Disarmament on its 2019 session.
GAOR 75RD SUPP27 CONF DISARM 2020

Report of the Conference on Disarmament

2020 Session

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Report of the Conference on Disarmament to the General Assembly of the United Nations
26 Feb 2021
This is the official report submitted annually to the General Assembly by the Conference on Disarmament on its 2020 session.
GLOBAL OCEAN SCIENCE RPT 2020

Global Ocean Science Report 2020

Charting Capacity for Ocean Sustainability

16 Feb 2021
The world ocean is a life-supporting system for humanity, yet it remains largely unknown. Based on data collected from around the world, the Global Ocean Science Report 2020 offers a global record of how, where and by whom ocean science is conducted. It monitors our capacity to understand the oce...
FINANCING SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2021

Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021

Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
8 Apr 2021
This report assesses progress in implementing the commitments and actions in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. The global economic recession and financial turmoil from COVID-19 (coronavirus) are derailing implementation of the Agenda and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Even ...
PERMANENT MISSIONS TO UN #309

Permanent Missions to the United Nations, No. 309

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Permanent Missions to the United Nations
19 Jan 2021
This book serves as a directory of the Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York, as well as a listing of their diplomatic personnel. It also includes information on Observer Offices, Specialized Agencies, and other UN organs and bodies.
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVAT RPT 2021

Technology and Innovation Report 2021

Catching Technological Waves - Innovation With Equity

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report (TIR)
8 Apr 2021
The Technology and Innovation Report critically examines the possibility of frontier technologies such as AI, robotics and gene-editing widening existing inequalities and creating new ones. The Report focuses on low and middle-income developing countries and least developed countries, as well as ...
GREENING THE BLUE REPORT 2020

Greening the Blue Report 2020

The UN System's Environmental Footprint and Efforts to Reduce It

28 Jan 2021
The 2020 report provides a snapshot of the UN System's environmental impacts throughout 2019, and the activities underway to reduce them. This year's report includes 2019 data on greenhouse gas emissions, waste, water, and environmental management from nearly 60 entities across the UN System, rep...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2020

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2020

Trade Trends Under the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
29 Mar 2021
This publication is structured into two parts. The first part presents a short-term overview of the status of international trade using preliminary statistics on merchandise trade up to the third quarter of 2020. The second part provides illustrative statistics on international trade in goods and...
TRADE & ENVIRO REVIEW 2021

Trade and Environment Review 2021

Trade-Climate Readiness for Developing Countries

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Trade and Environment Review
29 Mar 2021
This edition examines the physical impacts of climate change and their effects on developing country economies and trade; the vulnerabilities of developing countries to climate change; costs and finance for climate change adaptation; and ways that developing countries can enhance their trade-clim...
TRANSFORMING TRADE & DEVELOPMENT

Transforming Trade and Development in a Fractured, Post-pandemic World

Report of the Secretary-General of UNCTAD to the Fifteenth Session of the Conference

8 Apr 2021
This is the report of the Secretary-General of UNCTAD to the 15th session of the quadrennial UNCTAD Conference. It describes how a fractured global economic landscape has been scarred by the COVID-19 pandemic and then goes on to argue that the session should led to an agreed outcome where Member ...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2021

2021 Energy Statistics Pocketbook

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Energy Statistics Pocketbook
10 Mar 2021
This publication is the fourth in a series of pocketbook compilations on energy statistics designed to highlight the availability of data on various aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. Energy is central to the achievement of the 2030 Agen...
SUSTAINABLE TRADE IN RESOURCES

Sustainable Trade in Resources

Global Material Flows, Circularity and Trade

28 Dec 2020
This report looks at trade flows of material resources and their environmental impacts. It also demonstrates how both multilateral trade rules and regional trade agreements can be used proactively to advance the circular and greener economy and minimise the environmental impacts associated with r...
RESOURCE EFFICIENCY CLIMATE CHANGE

Resource Efficiency and Climate Change

Material Efficiency Strategies for a Low-Carbon Future

28 Dec 2020
This report conducts a rigorous assessment of the contribution of material efficiency to greenhouse gas abatement strategies. More concretely, it assesses the reduction potential of greenhouse gas emissions from material efficiency strategies applied in residential buildings and light duty vehicl...
SDG PULSE 2020 UNCTAD

SDG Pulse 2020 - UNCTAD Takes the Pulse of the SDGs

31 Dec 2020
This second edition of the SDG Pulse illustrates in a very concrete way how UNCTAD is contributing to the 2030 Agenda. The report not only presents statistical updates and data-driven analysis for the indicators for which UNCTAD is a custodian or co-custodian, but it also presents a range of othe...
THE TIME IS NOW

The Time is Now

Addressing the Gender Dimensions of Corruption

31 Dec 2020
Are women any less corrupt than men? This publication is a first, comprehensive foray into this complex, multilayered subject that affects every society and country in the world differently. It underlines the importance of understanding how national, cultural and social norms interact and shape c...
WORLD AIDS DAY RPT 2020

World AIDS Day Report 2020

Prevailing Against Pandemics by Putting People at the Centre

3 Dec 2020
As this report shows, the global HIV response was off track even before the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, but the collision of COVID-19 and HIV has sent it back further. The Fast-Track Targets, which expire at the end 2020, will not be achieved. some 38 million people are living with HIV, with...
GUIDELINES UN RESOLUTIONS 2020 (A)

Guidelines for United Nations Resolutions 2020 (Arabic language)

14 Dec 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.