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Department of Economic and Social Affairs
STAND INTL TRADE CLASSIF R4

Standard International Trade Classification

26 Jan 2007
This coded list serves as an international standard for classifying all types of commodities and manufactured goods traded between countries on a worldwide basis. It is used for compiling international trade statistics on all merchandise entering international trade, and to promote international ...
MBS VOL 60 NO 7 JULY 2006

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, July 2006

8 Sep 2006
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
MBS VOL 60 NO 6 JUNE 2006

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, June 2006

11 Aug 2006
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
MBS VOL 60 NO 5 MAY 2006

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, May 2006

11 Aug 2006
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
MBS VOL 60 NO 4 APRIL 2006

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, April 2006

28 Jul 2006
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
ESTUDIO MUNDIAL SOBRE PAPEL 2004

Estudio Mundial Sobre el Papel de la Mujer en el Desarrollo 2004

La Mujer y la Migración Internacional

6 Oct 2006
Para comprender las causas y las consecuencias de la migración internacional es esencial una perspectiva de género. La desigualdad entre los géneros puede ser un poderoso factor que contribuye a precipitar la migración cuando las mujeres tienen expectativas económicas, políticas y sociales que la...
ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Ending Violence Against Women

From Words to Action - Study of the Secretary-General

5 Apr 2007
Violence against women is a form of discrimination and a violation of human rights. It causes untold misery, cutting short lives and leaving countless women living in pain and fear in every country in the world. This study calls for efforts to eradicate violence against women to become a higher p...
PONER FIN A LA VIOLENCIA CONTRA

Poner Fin a la Violencia contra la Mujer

De las Palabras a los Hechos - Estudio del Secretario General

16 Nov 2007
La violencia contra la mujer pasó del plano privado al dominio público y al ámbito de responsabilidad de los Estados, en gran medida, debido a la labor de base de las organizaciones y movimientos de mujeres en todo el mundo. Gracias a esa labor se puso al descubierto el hecho de que la violencia ...
METTRE VIOLENCE L

Mettre fin à la violence à l'égard des femmes

Des paroles aux actes - Etude du Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies

25 Jan 2008
Cette étude demande que les initiatives prises pour éliminer la violence à l'égard des femmes se voient accorder une priorité aux niveaux local, national et international, car la violence à l'égard des femmes n'est ni immuable, ni inévitable et pourrait être grandement réduite, voire éliminée, av...
MILLENNIUM DEV GOALS RPT 2006

The Millennium Development Goals Report: 2006

Series:
Millennium Development Goals Report
20 Oct 2006
This report shows where we stand in 2006 in achieving the Millennium Development Goals, six years after leaders from every country agreed on a framework for development and time-bound targets by which progress can be measured. The challenges the Goals represent are staggering, but there are clear...
MBS VOL 60 NO 3 MARCH 2006

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, March 2006

14 Jul 2006
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
PVS VOL 58 NO 1 JANUARY 2006

Population and Vital Statistics Report, January 2006

14 Jul 2006
This biannual journal, released in English, gives you estimates of world and regional populations as well as estimates for 218 countries. Information is derived from each country's latest population, national census and from nationally representative statistics on birth and mortality.
MAJOR TRENDS AFFECTING FAMILIES

Major Trends Affecting Families

A Background Document

30 Jun 2006
The institution of family is a basic unit in the society. Some of the important functions performed by the family include reproduction of new members and socializing them, and provision of emotional and physical care for older persons and young. Family in fact, is an institution which resolves or...
MBS VOL 60 NO 2 FEBRUARY 2006

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, February 2006

21 Apr 2006
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
TRENDS TOTAL MIGRANT STOCK

Trends in Total Migrant Stock

The 2005 Revision (CD-ROM)

9 Feb 2007
The CD-ROM contains estimates on the number of international migrants in each country or area of the world as of 1 July of the years 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005. The estimates are presented for both sexes combined and by sex in one single file that also contains ...
MBS VOL 60 NO 1 JANUARY 2006

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, January 2006

7 Apr 2006
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
MBS VOL 59 NO 12 DECEMBER 2005

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, December 2005

7 Apr 2006
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2006

World Economic and Social Survey 2006

Diverging Growth and Development

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
28 Jul 2006
The World Economic and Social Survey provides objective analysis of pressing long-term social and economic development issues, and discusses the positive and negative impact of corresponding policies. The analyses are supported by analytical research and data included in the annex. According to t...
SITUAT ECON SOCIALE MONDE 2006

Rapport sur la situation économique et sociale dans le monde, 2006

divergence de la croissance et du développement

22 Aug 2008
Ce rapport présente les divergences de la croissance et du développement de 1960 à 2005 ainsi que les changements structurels associés à la croissance économique. Il analyse la contribution que le commerce international, les politiques macroéconomiques ainsi que la gouvernance ont sur les diverge...
COMP RECOMMENDATIONS INTL MIGRAT

Compendium of Recommendations on International Migration and Development

The United Nations Development Agenda and the Global Commission on International Migration Compared

Series:
Population Studies
2 Jun 2006
This report provides the complete set of texts relating to international migration, extracted from the outcome documents of the United Nations conferences and summits. Consequently, this compilation permits to assess in which areas there is already consensus regarding measures that can improve th...
CONSTRUIRE DES SECTEURS FINANCIERS

Construire des Secteurs Financiers Accessibles a Tous

30 Jun 2006
L’édification de secteurs financiers inclusifs améliore la vie des gens, en particulier des pauvres. Un petit prêt, un compte d'épargne ou une police d'assurance peuvent faire une grande différence pour une famille à faible revenu. Cette publication vise à aider les décideurs à élaborer des polit...
CONSTRUCC SECTORES FINANC INCLUYEN

Cronstrucción de Sectores Financieros Incluyentes para el Desarrollo, La

20 Oct 2006
La construcción de sectores financieros incluyentes mejora las vidas de las personas, en particular de los pobres. Un pequeño préstamo, una cuenta de ahorros o una póliza de seguros pueden hacer una gran diferencia para una familia de bajos ingresos. Esta publicación busca ayudar a quienes elabor...
BUILDING INCLUSIVE FINANC SECTO

Building Inclusive Financial Sectors for Development

2 Jun 2006
Building inclusive financial sectors improves people’s lives, in particular those of the poor. A small loan, a savings account or an insurance policy can make a great difference to a low-income family. This publication aims to help policymakers develop national policies and strategies for buildin...
INTL MIGRATION 2006 (WALL CHART)

International Migration 2006 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
16 Jun 2006
As the issue of international migration has moved to the forefront of national and international agendas, demands for accurate, timely and comparable information on international migration levels, trends and policies have increased markedly. This wall chart presents estimates for 2005 of key inte...