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ASIA PACIF DISASTER RPT 2021

Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2021

Resilience in a Riskier World – Managing Systemic Risks From Biological and Other Natural Hazards

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Asia-Pacific Disaster Report
8 Oct 2021
This publication presents a new and extended analysis of the regional risk-scape based on multidisciplinary research conducted. It defines risk hotspots where disasters and biological hazards, climate and health emergencies – including Covid-19 – collide. It further presents the emergence of new ...
HARNESSING BLOCKCHAIN FOR SUST DEV

Harnessing Blockchain for Sustainable Development

Prospects and Challenges

20 Oct 2021
In an increasingly digitalized economy and society, the security and accountability of data transactions are critical elements for creating trust and enabling breakthrough innovations in the digital world. In this regard, blockchain technology could be a game-changer, with the potential to revolu...
CEPAL REVIEW #131 08/2020

CEPAL Review No. 131, August 2020

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CEPAL Review
11 May 2021
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #132 12/2020

Revista de la CEPAL No. 132, Deciembre 2020

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Revista de la CEPAL
11 May 2021
La Revista CEPAL se fundó en 1976 y es una publicación cuatrimestral de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, de las Naciones Unidas, con sede en Santiago de Chile. El objetico de la Revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, con ...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #131 08/2020

Revista de la CEPAL No. 131, Agosto 2020

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Revista de la CEPAL
11 May 2021
La Revista CEPAL se fundó en 1976 y es una publicación cuatrimestral de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, de las Naciones Unidas, con sede en Santiago de Chile. El objetico de la Revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, con ...
CEPAL REVIEW #130 04/2020

CEPAL Review No. 130, April 2020

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CEPAL Review
11 May 2021
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
EOR 2021 SUPP19 ANNUAL RPT ESCAP

Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2021

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Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
11 Jun 2021
The Annual Report chronicles the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific’s achievements and future goals, against a backdrop of major global shifts sweeping across the economic, social and environmental landscape. UN ESCAP promotes rigorous analysis and peer learnin...
GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW 2021

Global Humanitarian Overview 2021

12 May 2021
In 2021, 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection. This number has risen to 1 in 33 people worldwide - a significant increase from 1 in 45 at the launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2020, which was already the highest figure in decades. The UN and partner organiz...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #10

Financiamiento para el desarrollo en la era de la pandemia de COVID-19 y después

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
14 May 2021
En 2020, América Latina y el Caribe se enfrentó a la peor crisis de la que se tenga constancia y a la mayor contracción económica del mundo en desarrollo (el PIB y la inversión se redujeron un 7,7% y un 20%, respectivamente). Los datos disponibles también muestran que la caída de la inversión res...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #9

La autonomía económica de las mujeres en la recuperación sostenible y con igualdad

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 9

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
13 May 2021
La crisis generada por la pandemia del COVID-19 impactó negativamente en la ocupación y en las condiciones laborales de las mujeres en América Latina y el Caribe, generando un retroceso de más de una década en los avances logrados en materia de participación laboral. La tasa de participación labo...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #10

Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

Special Report COVID-19 No. 10

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
12 May 2021
In 2020, the Latin American and Caribbean region faced the worst crisis on historical record and the sharpest economic contraction (-7.7% and -20%, respectively, in GDP and investment growth for 2020) within the developing world. The available data also show that the contraction of investment rel...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #9

The Economic Autonomy of Women in a Sustainable Recovery with Equality

Special Report COVID-19 No. 9

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
11 May 2021
The crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on employment and labor conditions for women in Latin America and the Caribbean, generating a setback of more than a decade in terms of the progress achieved in labor market participation. The rate of job market participation by...
INFORMES COVID-19 CEPAL #13

Violencia contra niñas, niños y adolescentes en tiempos de COVID-19

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Informes COVID-19 de la CEPAL
16 May 2021
En el presente documento se abordan el agravamiento de los riesgos y la disminución de los factores de protección ante la violencia física, psicológica y sexual a la que se exponen en su hogar los adolescentes, niños y —especialmente—niñas de la región durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Asimismo, s...
INFORMES COVID-19 CEPAL #11

Los efectos del COVID 19: una oportunidad para reafirmar la centralidad de los derechos humanos de las personas migrantes en el desarrollo sostenible

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Informes COVID-19 de la CEPAL
20 May 2021
La pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) se enmarca en un escenario migratorio que ya venía mostrando rasgos de involuntariedad y de una creciente movilidad intrarregional estimada en más de 40 millones de personas, caracterizada por el aumento de la migración venezolana, un nuevo ...
ECLAC COVID-19 RPT #14

Continuity of Household Surveys after the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

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ECLAC COVID-19 Reports
15 May 2021
In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with key policy recommendations for this period. This note, the third on household surveys, offers some considerati...
ECLAC COVID-19 RPT #13

Violence Against Children and Adolescents in the Time of COVID-19

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ECLAC COVID-19 Reports
17 May 2021
This document examines the exacerbation of risks and the erosion of protection factors relating to physical, psychological and sexual violence in the home experienced by adolescents and children, especially girls, within the context of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the region. It also provides recomm...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2021 (P)

Situação da População Mundial 2021

Meu corpo me pertence - Reivindicando o direito à autonomia e à autodeterminação

20 Apr 2021
O Relatório sobre a Situação da População Mundial é publicado anualmente pelo UNFPA desde 1978. A cada ano, o relatório enfoca questões de interesse da atualidade relacionadas à população e desenvolvimento. Em 2021, o relatório aborda sobre estupro marital, esterilização forçada, teste de virgin...
#HOUSING2030 EFF POL AFF UNECE REG

#Housing2030

Effective Policies for Affordable Housing in the UNECE Region

27 Oct 2021
The study explores housing affordability challenges and existing policy instruments for improving housing affordability in the regions covered by UNECE and presents examples of "good practices" in improving housing affordability among countries and cities. The study focuses on four topics, namely...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2021

Commodities and Development Report 2021

Escaping From the Commodity Dependence Trap Through Technology and Innovation

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Commodities and Development Report
5 Aug 2021
Commodity dependence is a trap: once a country is commodity dependent, it is difficult to develop a productive sector out of commodities and export non-commodity products. This publication argues that without strong action at the highest political level in Commodity-dependent Developing Countries...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2021

World Investment Report 2021

Investing in Sustainable Recovery

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
17 Aug 2021
This report examines how foreign direct investment (FDI) can support sustainable post-pandemic recovery, drawing lessons from the impact of past global crises on FDI and the response of multinational enterprises and international investors that are still relevant today. It further identifies prio...