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SUBRGNL INNOV POLI OUTLK 2020

Sub-regional Innovation Policy Outlook 2020

Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus

8 Jun 2021
Countries in the Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus (EESC) sub-region have considerable potential for sustainable growth and development that will require systematic experimentation with ideas and technologies across their respective economies and societies. This publication supports EESC coun...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2020

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2020

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
20 Apr 2021
First launched in 1967 this handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics to ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. This edition continues in this tradition and introduces ‘nowcasted’ estimates for total merchandised trade, total services trade and GDP on...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2020 (R)

Trade and Development Report 2020 (Russian language)

From Global Pandemic to Prosperity for All – Avoiding Another Lost Decade

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United Nations Trade and Development Report (Russian)
2 Jun 2021
This report analyses the economic impacts of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic and possible responses that could be both effective and inclusive. It examines different recovery scenarios and, in particular, highlights the danger of a lost decade, addressing immediate difficulties facing ...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2020 (C)

Trade and Development Report 2020 (Chinese language)

From Global Pandemic to Prosperity for All – Avoiding Another Lost Decade

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United Nations Trade and Development Report (Chinese)
2 Jun 2021
This report analyses the economic impacts of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic and possible responses that could be both effective and inclusive. It examines different recovery scenarios and, in particular, highlights the danger of a lost decade, addressing immediate difficulties facing ...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2020 (S)

Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo 2020

De la pandemia mundial a la prosperidad para todos – Evitar otra década perdida

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Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
2 Jun 2021
Este informe analiza los impactos económicos de la pandemia global de Covid-19 (coronavirus) y las posibles respuestas que podrían ser efectivas e inclusivas. Examina diferentes escenarios de recuperación y, en particular, destaca el peligro de una década perdida, abordando las dificultades inmed...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2020 (F)

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement 2020

De la pandémie à la prospérité pour tous – Comment éviter une autre décennie perdue

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Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
2 Jun 2021
Ce rapport analyse les impacts économiques de la pandémie mondiale de COVID-19 (coronavirus) et les réponses possibles qui pourraient être à la fois efficaces et inclusives. Il examine différents scénarios de reprise et, en particulier, met en évidence le danger d'une décennie perdue, en abordant...
SHAPING THE TRENDS OF OUR TIME

Shaping the Trends of Our Time

Report of the UN Economist Network for the UN 75th Anniversary

23 Oct 2020
This report analyzes how five megatrends (climate change, emerging and frontier technologies, demographic trends, inequalities, and urbanization) and their drivers, individually and in combination, transform societies and affect the ability of countries to achieve the SDGs. However, the Agenda is...
POVERTY MEASUREMENT: GUIDE DATA(R)

Poverty Measurement: Guide to Data Disaggregation (Russian language)

9 Apr 2021
To take further the methodological work and develop recommendations to countries on data disaggregation with particular focus to poverty measurement, the Conference of European Statisticians established a task force, which worked through 2018 and 2019 to develop the present Guide. The task force ...
POVERTY MEASUREMENT: GUIDE DATA

Poverty Measurement: Guide to Data Disaggregation

17 Mar 2021
To take further the methodological work and develop recommendations to countries on data disaggregation with particular focus to poverty measurement, the Conference of European Statisticians established a task force, which worked through 2018 and 2019 to develop the present Guide. The task force ...
GUIDELINES & BEST PRACT MSME (R)

Guidelines and Best Practices for Micro-, Small and Medium Enterprises in Delivering Energy-efficient Products and in Providing Renewable Energy Equipment in the Post-COVID-19 Recovery Phase (Russian language)

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ECE Energy Series (Russian)
3 Jun 2021
The role of micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in delivering energy-efficient products and in providing renewable energy equipment can become crucial in the post-COVID-19 recovery phase if they are provided with necessary incentives. This can be one of the ways to restart MSME or even cr...
GUIDELINES & BEST PRACT MSME (F)

Lignes directrices et bonnes pratiques relatives à la fourniture par les microentreprises et les petites et moyennes entreprises de produits efficaces sur le plan énergétique et de matériel à énergie renouvelable pendant la phase de relèvement qui suivra la pandémie de COVID-19

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Série CEE sur l'Energie
13 Jul 2021
Le rôle des micro, petites et moyennes entreprises (MPME) dans la fourniture de produits économes en énergie et dans la fourniture d'équipements d'énergie renouvelable peut devenir crucial dans la phase de reprise post-COVID-19 si elles reçoivent les incitations nécessaires. Cela peut être l'un d...
VINCULOS COMERCIO GEN: AMERICA CEN

Vínculos entre comercio y género: Un análisis de Centroamérica

11 Feb 2021
El presente documento es el séptimo módulo del volumen 1 del manual didáctico sobre comercio y género preparado por la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre Comercio y Desarrollo (UNCTAD). El manual didáctico se ha elaborado con la intención de fomentar la capacidad de las autoridades responsa...
TRADE GENDER LINK: CENTRAL AMERICA

Trade and Gender Linkages: An Analysis of Central America

16 Feb 2021
This teaching manual was developed to enhance the capacity of policymakers, civil society, and academics to assess the gender implications of trade flows and trade policy, and to formulate gender-sensitive policies on gender and trade. It provides a review of theoretical frameworks and empirical ...
SOCIAL OUTLOOK ASIA & PACIFIC

Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

The Protection We Want

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Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific
10 Mar 2021
Social protection is a fundamental right and serves as an enabler for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Social protection has been identified as one of the key enablers for implementing the 2030 Agenda and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In most countries,...
EVALUATION DU COTE D

Évaluation de l'état de préparation au commerce électronique - Côte d'Ivoire

15 Apr 2021
L’évaluation de l’état de préparation de la Côte d’Ivoire au commerce électronique est la vingt-sixième évaluation de ce type menée par la CNUCED et la septième au sein de l’Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine, après le Sénégal, le Togo, le Burkina Faso, le Mali, le Bénin et le Niger. D...
TECH HUBS IN AFRICA

Tech Hubs In Africa

How Can They Support Start-ups Across the Continent?

11 Sep 2020
African tech hubs play an important role in building entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups, but they struggle to earn revenue and become financially sustainable.
PANORAMA FISCAL AMERICA LATIN 2020

Panorama Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe 2020

La política fiscal ante la crisis derivada de la pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19)

26 Aug 2020
La pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) ha generado la mayor crisis sanitaria, humana, económica y social que la región haya enfrentado en el último siglo. La región ha actuado rápidamente ante la crisis, adoptando paquetes de medidas fiscales de diversas magnitudes y alcances. En...
FISCAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2020

Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

Fiscal Policy Amid the Crisis Arising from the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

27 Aug 2020
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has generated a health, human and economic crisis without precedent in the past century. The region has responded rapidly, adopting packages of fiscal measures of diverse magnitude and scope. In this context, fiscal policy must play a key role in mitiga...
EMERGENCIA DEL CAMBIO CLIMATICO EN

La emergencia del cambio climático en América Latina y el Caribe

¿seguimos esperando la catástrofe o pasamos a la acción?

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
28 Sep 2020
En este libro se presentan los resultados de más de un decenio de trabajo realizado en la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) con relación a la economía del cambio climático. Se analizan los datos concluyentes a nivel mundial y el impacto del cambio climático en la región, ...
CLIMATE EMERGENCY LATIN AMERICA

The Climate Emergency in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Path Ahead – Resignation or Action?

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
4 Sep 2020
This book presents the results of more than a decade of work carried out by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the economics of climate change. It analyses the conclusive global data and the impact of climate change in the region, examining sectors such as agri...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #110

Notas de Población Año XLVII No.110 enero-junio de 2020

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Notas de Población
6 Sep 2020
En este artículo se analizan las diferencias salariales entre los inmigrantes calificados y los nativos blancos no hispanos en los Estados Unidos, por lugar de origen, sexo y tipo de ocupación. La metodología se centra en el análisis cuantitativo. En general, los inmigrantes latinoamericanos y lo...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (I)

Sfere di influenza

Un'analisi dei fattori che condizionano il benessere dei bambini nei paesi ricchi

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Innocenti Report Card (Italian language)
8 Apr 2021
Negli ultimi 20 anni, la serie Innocenti Report Card ha aperto la via al confronto del benessere infantile nei paesi ricchi. La Report Card 16 sviluppa ulteriormente questo tema adottando un approccio multilivello per dimostrare che il benessere dei bambini è influenzato dalle loro azioni e relaz...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (S)

Mundos de influencia

¿Cuáles son los determinantes del bienestar infantil en los países ricos?

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Report card de Innocenti
8 Apr 2021
Desde hace 20 años, la serie Report Card de Innocenti ha tomado la iniciativa al comparar el bienestar infantil en los países ricos. El Report Card n.º 16 da continuidad a esta labor con un enfoque a diversos niveles que demuestra que en el bienestar infantil inciden las acciones y relaciones de ...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (F)

Des mondes d’influence

Comprendre ce qui détermine le bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches

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Bilan innocenti
6 Apr 2021
Depuis 20 ans, les Bilans Innocenti jouent un rôle moteur dans la comparaison du bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches. Le Bilan Innocenti 16 va plus loin en adoptant une approche pluridisciplinaire pour montrer que le bien-être des enfants est influencé par leurs propres actions et relation...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE UNDERSTANDING

Worlds of Influence

Understanding What Shapes Child Well-being in Rich Countries

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Innocenti Report Card
15 Apr 2021
For the last 20 years, the Innocenti Report Card series has led the way in comparing children’s well-being across rich countries. Report Card 16 develops this further through a multi-level approach to show that children’s well-being is influenced by children’s own actions and relationships, by th...
MINERAL RESOURCE GOVERNANCE 21ST C

Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century

Gearing Extractive Industries Towards Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2020
The mining sector, if carefully managed, presents enormous opportunities for advancing sustainable development particularly in low-income countries, the International Resource Panel says in its latest report
NATURAL RESOURCE NEXUSES ECE (R)

Natural Resource Nexuses in the ECE Region (Russian language)

3 May 2021
This publication reviews the situation, trends, challenges and main interactions for the five natural resources of the Nexus – water, energy, food, land and materials – from the perspective of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Region. Increasing demand, changing climates and...
NATURAL RESOURCE NEXUSES ECE

Natural Resource Nexuses in the ECE Region

20 Apr 2021
This publication reviews the situation, trends, challenges and main interactions for the five natural resources of the Nexus – water, energy, food, land and materials – from the perspective of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Region. Increasing demand, changing climates and...