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UN DEMOGRAPH YRBK 2003 V55

United Nations Demographic Yearbook 2003, Fifty-fifth issue

Series:
Demographic Yearbook (Ser. R)
12 Jan 2007
The Demographic Yearbook provides official national population statistics for over 230 countries and areas of the world. Published annually, since 1948, the Demographic Yearbook meets the needs of demographers, economists, public-health workers, sociologists, and other specialists. It presents ge...
TRENDS SUSTAINABLE DEV 2006

Trends in Sustainable Development

19 May 2006
Since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992 and the subsequent World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002, significant efforts have been made in pursuit of sustainable development. This report highlights key developments and recent trends in the areas of Energy...
WORLD CONTRACEPTIVE USE 2005 CHART

World Contraceptive Use 2005 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
19 May 2006
This wall chart shows the most recent estimates available as of 1 October 2005 on contraceptive use around the world. Data on contraceptive use were compiled from surveys of nationally representative samples of women of reproductive age. It includes charts on contraceptive prevalence by method, t...
INNOVAT GOVERN & PUBLIC ADMIN

Innovations in Governance and Public Administration

Replicating What Works

Series:
Government Reinvention Series
8 Sep 2006
This publication sheds light on the many challenges and opportunities of innovations in governance as a developmental tool. The publication provides key ideas and useful tools to transfer and adapt successful practices and innovations in governance and public administration. By providing governme...
STAT YRBK 2005 50TH ISSUE

Statistical Yearbook 2005, Fiftieth Issue

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
4 May 2007
The Statistical Yearbook is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, compiled from sources including UN agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. The 50th issue contains da...
SOCIAL JUSTICE IN AN OPEN WORLD

Social Justice in an Open World

The Role of the United Nations

10 Mar 2006
The present publication seeks to provide an overview and interpretation of the discussions and debates that occurred at the four meetings of the Forum for Social Development held at the United Nations headquarters in New York, within the framework of the implementation of the outcome of the World...
AIDS & THE FAMILY POLICY OPTION

AIDS and the Family

Policy Options for a Crisis in Family Capital

10 Feb 2006
HIV and AIDS take a profound toll on families. When a family member becomes sick or dies, everyone in the family suffers. In 2001, the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS recognized the important role played by the family in prevention, care and support. This publication a...
WORLD MORTALITY RPT 2005

World Mortality Report 2005

Series:
Population Studies
5 May 2006
This report is the first of its kind to be issued on topics related to mortality and health. It presents information on mortality risks, life expectancy, maternal mortality, HIV prevalence, and national policies with respect to such topics for 192 countries. For each country, available data on 19...
WORLD POPULAT PROSP 2004 EXT (CD)

World Population Prospects 2004

Extended Dataset (CD-ROM)

Series:
Population Studies
5 May 2006
This CD-ROM provides a comprehensive and consistent set of population data for the world’s countries and their aggregates. Information is provided for 228 countries and areas, 33 country aggregates, including the world as a whole, the more and the less developed regions, and the major areas. The ...
WORLD POPULAT PROSP 2004 COMP (CD)

World Population Prospects 2004

Comprehensive Dataset (CD-ROM)

Series:
Population Studies
5 May 2006
This CD-ROM provides a comprehensive and consistent set of population data for the world’s countries and their aggregates. Information is provided for 228 countries and areas, 33 country aggregates, including the world as a whole, the more and the less developed regions, and the major areas. The ...
WORLD POPULAT PROSP 2004 BASI (CD)

World Population Prospects 2004

Basic Dataset (CD-ROM)

Series:
Population Studies
5 May 2006
This CD-ROM provides a comprehensive and consistent set of population data for the world’s countries and their aggregates. There are three CD-ROM editions that consist of a set of demographic indicators and a set of estimates and projections of national populations by five-year age groups and sex...
WORLD POPULAT PROSPECTS 2004 V3

World Population Prospects 2004

Analytical Report

Series:
Population Studies
17 Nov 2006
This third and last volume of the 2004 Revision of World Population Prospects presents the analytical report of the official United Nations world population estimates and projections. It provides detailed analysis of the results and also documents data sources used and methods applied in the prep...
WORLD POPUL PROSPECTS 2004

World Population Prospects 2004

Comprehensive Tables

Series:
Population Studies
1 Feb 2006
This volume represents the latest global demographic estimates and projections prepared by the United Nations Population Division. The 2004 Revision presents comprehensive tables of the official UN world population estimates and projections. Demographic profiles and selected demographic indicator...
LIVING ARRANG OLDER PERSONS WORLD

Living Arrangements of Older Persons Around the World

Series:
Population Studies
30 Dec 2005
Populations everywhere are growing older, and the number of persons aged 60 years or over is expected nearly to triple by 2050. Not only are more people surviving to reach old age, but those who attain old age are living longer than ever before. The present publication provides the first global s...
MBS VOL 59 NO 10 OCTOBER 2005

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, October 2005

16 Dec 2005
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...
CITIZEN PARTICIPATION & PRO POOR

Citizen Participation and Pro-poor Budgeting

24 Mar 2006
Enhanced partnerships between civil society, public and private sector have been recognized by the United Nations as a vital instrument in the attainment of growth and sustainable human development. The five essays as well as the two introductory chapters in this publication provide guidance on t...
PEACE

Peace

Series:
ICT Task Force Series
REFORMING INTERNET GOV PERSPECTIV

Reforming Internet Governance

Perspectives from the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)

Series:
ICT Task Force Series
3 Nov 2008
The WGIG's mandate is to analyze the governance of Internet and make proposals for action as well as to identify the public policy issues involved.This volume presents papers by former members of the WGIG and its Secretariat staff that were written subsequent to the release of the group's reports...
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...
GEOGRAPHY AGAINST DEV

Geography Against Development

A Case for Landlocked Developing Countries

26 Jul 2006
Landlocked countries are among the most disadvantaged and underachieving countries in the world. This publication attempts to analyse the impact of geographical handicaps on external trade and economic development of landlocked developing countries and identify practical solutions to address them.
INDUS COMMODITY STAT YRBK 2003

Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook 2003

Production Statistics 1994-2003

Series:
Industrial commodity statistics yearbook / Annuaire de statistiques industrielles par produit
6 Oct 2006
The thirty-seventh issue of this annual compilation provides statistics on the production, in physical quantities, of about 530 industrial commodities by country, geographical region, economic grouping and for the world in 590 tables. It includes data for about 200 countries or areas and the regi...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2003

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2003

Series:
Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
30 Jun 2006
The Energy Statistics Yearbook 2003 is a comprehensive collection of international energy statistics prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division. It is the forty-seventh in a series of annual compilations which commenced under the title World Energy Supplies in Selected Years, 1929-1950. T...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBOOK 2005

World Statistics Pocketbook 2005 Edition

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
8 Sep 2006
This handy pocketbook provides an easy-to-use international compilation of basic economic, social and environmental indicators for 208 countries and areas worldwide. It covers 57 key indicators in the areas of population, economic activity, agriculture, industry, energy, international trade, tran...
NATL ACCT STATS 2003/04 ANALYS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2003-2004

Analysis of Main Aggregates

Series:
National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
30 Jun 2006
This publication presents, in the form of analytical tables, a summary of the principal national accounting aggregates based on official detailed national accounts data for more than 200 countries and areas of the world for the years 1970 to 2004. Where official data is not available estimates ha...