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DEVELOPMENT POLICY & MULTILATERALI

Development Policy and Multilateralism after COVID-19

Committee for Development Policy (CDP) - Policy Note

29 Jul 2020
This Policy Note assembles analysis on different angles of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and the challenges and opportunities it presents for development policy and multilateralism. It addresses, among other issues: new ways of designing the relationship between governments and private actors...
TECH HUBS IN AFRICA 2ND EDITION

Tech Hubs In Africa - Second Edition

Supporting Start-Ups

11 Dec 2020
African tech hubs play an important role in building fledgling entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups, but they struggle to earn revenue and become financially sustainable. This second edition has expanded its coverage, adding insights from East African hubs. Based on interviews with do...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2020

United Nations E-Government Survey 2020

Digital Government in the Decade of Action for Sustainable Development (With addendum on COVID-19 Response)

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United Nations E-Government Survey
24 Jul 2020
The Survey assesses global and regional e-government development through a comparative rating of national government portals relative to one another. It is designed to provide a snapshot of country trends and relative rankings of e-government development in the implementation of the Sustainable D...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2020

World Investment Report 2020

International Production Beyond the Pandemic

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 2020
This report looks at the prospects for foreign direct investment and international production during and beyond the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. It not only projects the immediate impact of the crisis on investment flows, but also assesses how it could affect a long-term structural transforma...
ESTADO POBLACION MUNDIAL 2020

Estado de la población mundial 2020

Contra mi voluntad - desafiar las prácticas que perjudican a las mujeres y niñas e impiden la igualdad

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Estado de la Población Mundial
24 Jul 2020
El informe El estado de la población mundial 2020 documentará los orígenes, los impulsores y la prevalencia de las prácticas nocivas en los países en desarrollo y desarrollados, así como en entornos humanitarios. También mostrará su impacto en la salud, el bienestar y los derechos de las niñas y ...
ETAT POPULATION MONDIALE 2020

État de la population mondiale 2020

Contre ma volonté - refuser les pratiques qui nuisent aux femmes et aux filles et qui font obstacle à l’égalité

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État de la population mondiale
24 Jul 2020
Le rapport sur l'état de la population mondiale 2020 documente les origines, les causes et la prévalence des pratiques néfastes dans les pays en développement et développés, ainsi que les contextes humanitaires dans lesquelles ells existent. Il montre également leurs impacts sur la santé, le bien...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2020

State of World Population 2020

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

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State of World Population
4 Aug 2020
This publication documents the origins, drivers and prevalence of harmful practices within and across developing and developed countries as well as in humanitarian settings. It also highlights their impact on girls’ and women’s health, well-being and rights throughout their lives, the impact on d...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2020

Rapport économique sur l’Afrique 2020

Financements innovants pour le développement des entreprises en Afrique

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Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
20 May 2021
Ce rapport examine le rôle des financements innovants pour le développement du secteur des entreprises comme moyen de financer et de réaliser le développement durable de l’Afrique et l’Agenda 2063. Il explique comment les sources de financement innovantes peuvent être utilisées pour financer le d...
ECONOMIC REPORT ON AFRICA 2020

Economic Report on Africa 2020

Innovative Finance for Private Sector Development in Africa

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Economic Report on Africa
20 Apr 2021
This publication examines the role of innovative finance for business sector development as a pathway to financing and achieving Africa’s sustainable development and Agenda 2063. It articulates how innovative sources of finance can be utilized to finance Africa’s business sector development, taki...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #130 04/2020

Revista de la CEPAL No. 130, Abril 2020

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Revista de la CEPAL
22 May 2020
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 #129 12/2019

CEPAL Review No.129, December 2019

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CEPAL Review
22 May 2020
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 2020 SUPP19 ANNUAL RPT ESCAP

Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2020

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Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
17 Mar 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...
TRADE GENDER LINK: TECH UPGRD AGRI

Teaching Material on Trade and Gender Linkages

The Gender Impact of Technological Upgrading in Agriculture

5 Aug 2021
This study examines the nexus between technology in agriculture and trade from a gender perspective. This document looks at the relationship between trade and gender as it explores the opportunities and challenges that women experience in the process of technological innovation and adoption in ag...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 2019

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

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Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
13 May 2020
The Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean of ECLAC presents a set of basic statistics on the economic, sociodemographic and environmental situation of the region during a specific time period. This edition contains a selection of summary tables and graphics providing statistica...
STAT YRBK 2020 63RD ISS

Statistical Yearbook 2020, Sixty-third Issue

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United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
11 Dec 2020
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 2020 edition contains ...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2020

World Statistics Pocketbook 2020

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World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
18 Sep 2020
This publication is an annual compilation of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The topics covered include: agriculture, balance of payments, education, energy, environment, food, gender, health, industri...
EOR 2019 SUPP1 REC DEC ECOSOC

Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council: 2019 Session

New York and Geneva, 26 July 2018 - 24 July 2019

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Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council
14 Jun 2021
These are the Official Records of the Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council for Organizational and Resumed Organizational and Substantive and Resumed Substantive Sessions of 2019. The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) discusses global economic, social and environmenta...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2020

Le développement économique en Afrique Rapport 2020

Les flux financiers illicites et le développement durable en Afrique

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
20 May 2021
Au lendemain de COVID-19 (coronavirus), les pays africains devront intensifier leurs efforts de mobilisation des ressources pour réaliser le Programme de développement durable à l'horizon 2030. Le Rapport sur le développement économique en Afrique 2020 adopte une méthodologie multidisciplinaire p...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2020

Economic Development in Africa Report 2020

Tackling Illicit Financial Flows for Sustainable Development in Africa

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Economic Development in Africa Report
1 Oct 2020
In the aftermath of COVID-19 (coronavirus), African countries will need to intensify their resource mobilization efforts to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 adopts a multi-disciplinary methodology to tackle the relationship between il...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #35

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 35

Rethinking Unconstrained Military Spending

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
12 Jun 2020
This publication addresses the issue of military spending from various angles by examining the impact of military expenditures on security; the relationship between military spending and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; the importance of gender perspectives in rethi...
TRADE NEGOTIATIO ELECTRON COMMERCE

Trade Negotiations on Electronic Commerce

What is at Stake for Developing Countries?

14 May 2020
The launch of the plurilateral – as distinct of multilateral – negotiations on e-commerce under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO) by a group of countries is a significant trade policy development. Participation of a critical mass of diverse WTO members with markedly differing pol...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #109

Notas de Población Año XLVI No.109 Julio-Diciembre de 2019

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Notas de Población
16 Apr 2020
El número 109 de Notas de Población, publicación bianual del Centro Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Demografía (CELADE)-División de Población de la CEPAL, cuyo propósito principal es la difusión de investigaciones y estudios de población sobre América Latina y el Caribe, ofrece al lector diez artíc...
TRANS CORP V27 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.1

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Transnational Corporations
13 May 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...