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Economic and Social Development

CIUDADANIA Y DERECHOS CRITERIOS

Cuidadanía y Derechos

¿Criterios Distributivos?

Series:
Políticas Sociales
10 Oct 2003
Los derechos sociales como criterio de asignación en política social vienen conquistando una creciente influencia tanto entre los diversos actores políticos como en los organismos internacionales porque entre otras razones permiten usar el criterio de universalidad para prestar servicios de asist...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2004

The Least Developed Countries Report 2004

Linking International Trade with Poverty Reduction

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Least Developed Countries Report
16 Jul 2004
This annual report reviews recent economic trends in the least developed countries (LDCs), focusing on their efforts to escape the poverty trap. The 2004 edition, examines the relationship between international trade and poverty within LDC’s, and identifies national and international policies tha...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS TESTS #4

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria - Fourth Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
16 Jan 2004
This publication presents a compilation of the various tests and criteria that enable the competent authority to classify explosive substances and articles. It focuses on the classification procedures, test methods and criteria relating to explosives, self-reacting substances, organic peroxides, ...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V10 #2 12/2003

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.10 No.2, December 2003

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
28 May 2004
The Asia-Pacific Development Journal analyzes development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. This particular issue, covers foreign direct investment, manufacturing sectors in ASEAN countries, human resource development, globalization and economic reform, and the impact of fo...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 2003

Report on the World Social Situation 2003

Social Vulnerability - Sources and Challenges

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Report on the World Social Situation
21 Nov 2003
The Report on the World Social Situation 2003 examines the issue of social vulnerability. It identifies the sources of social vulnerabilities and explores strategies to reduce them within selected social groups. This year’s Report attempts to increase its relevance by putting forward explicit pol...
LAT AMER WORLD ECON 2001/02

Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy 2001-2002

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Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy
10 Oct 2003
This publication examines international conditions and external trade trends in Latin America and the Caribbean. It also describes the main trends in the international economy and their impact on the economies of the region looking at the international trade activity of the different countries fo...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #80 AUG 2003

Revista de la CEPAL No.80, Agosto 2003

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Revista de la CEPAL
10 Oct 2003
El objetivo de esta revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, en especial mediante enfoques analíticos y de políticas, con artículos de expertos en economía y otras ciencias sociales, tanto de Naciones Unidas como fuera de ella.
CEPAL REVIEW #77 08/2002

CEPAL Review No.77, August 2002

Series:
CEPAL Review
29 Aug 2003
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...
RAPPORT MONDIAL DEV HUMAIN 2003

Rapport Mondial sur le Développement Humain 2003

Les Objectifs du Millénaire - Un Pacte entre les Pays pour Vaincre la Pauvreté Humaine

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Rapport sur le Développement Humain 
24 Oct 2003
Ce nouveau siècle s’est ouvert sur une déclaration de solidarité sans précédent, affirmant la volonté de débarrasser la planète de la pauvreté. En 2000, par la Déclaration du Millénaire adoptée aux Nations Unies lors de la plus grande réunion de chefs d’États jamais convoquée, les pays, riches et...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2003

Economic Report on Africa 2003

Accelerating the Pace of Development

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
29 Aug 2003
The Economic Report on Africa 2003 is the fourth in an annual series that reviews the continent’s economic performance and near-term prospects. This year’s report builds on the work of the three previous reports by laying out an agenda for Africa based on systematic benchmarking of economic perfo...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #22

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 22

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
8 Aug 2003
The Abstract provides useful statistical data collected mainly at the national level. For each country of the region, statistical tables are presented on such topics as: population and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry and electri...
DIMENSION ESPACIAL EN LAS POLITICA

Dimensión Espacial en las Políticas de Superación de la Pobreza Urbana, La

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
25 Jul 2003
Mediante este trabajo de investigación se aporta a la construcción de un marco conceptual que oriente el diseño de políticas territoriales para la superación de la pobreza urbana. Con ese propósito, se analizan algunas de las condiciones que afectan la eficacia y la eficiencia con que la autorida...
INVEST POLICY REV GHANA

Investment Policy Review - Ghana

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
8 Aug 2003
Ghana is making a comeback in terms of attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) after the economy had suffered a temporary setback in 1998. This publication reviews the investment climate in the West African nation. It is divided into four parts. The first part evaluates FDI trends in recent ye...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 2002

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2002

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Preliminary Overview of the Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
11 Jul 2003
This publication provides a brief overview on the economic performance of the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean for 2002. Information is provided on all the countries in that region and it includes the primary economic indicators such as: Gross Domestic Product (GDP), inflation, import...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 2002

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2002

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Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
11 Jul 2003
This yearbook contains up-to-date statistics on 33 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Data on individual countries covers topics such as: population, manpower, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, energy production and consumption, transportation and communic...
PANORAMA INSERC INTL AMER 2001/02

Panorama de la Inserción Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe 2001-2002

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Panorama de la Inserción Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe
11 Jul 2003
Se estudia la situación internacional y el comercio internacional de América Latina y el Caribe (capítulos I, II y III) y se analizan los principales componentes de la coyuntura internacional y su incidencia en las economías de la región, y el comercio internacional de los diferentes países en 20...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V10 #1 06/2003

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.10 No.1, June 2003

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
5 Dec 2003
The primary emphasis of the Journal is the publishing of empirically based, policy-oriented articles that can engage the attention of policy makers, academicians and researchers. The articles analyze development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. This issue discusses the fol...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 2001/02

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2001-2002

Series:
Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
6 Jun 2003
This survey consists of two distinctive parts. The first part examines main aspects of the regional economy, while the second part contains an analysis of the individual countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The part on the regional economy covers the situation in the first semester of 20...
ARAB HUMAN DEV RPT 2003

Arab Human Development Report 2003

Building a Knowledge Society

Series:
Arab Human Development Report
7 Nov 2003
The Arab Human Development Report Series aims at building human development in the Arab world. The 2003 report surveys the most salient trends that influenced the process of human development in 2002-2003 and provides a thorough analysis of one of the major challenges the Region faces: its growin...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2003

World Economic and Social Survey 2003

Trends and Policies in the World Economy

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
21 Nov 2003
The World Economic and Social Survey is the United Nations annual analysis of current developments in the world economy and emerging policy issues. It contains forecast of short-term global and regional economic trends and reviews major developments in international trade. Part One of this year’s...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2003

Human Development Report 2003

Millennium Development Goals: A Compact among Nations to End Human Poverty

Series:
Human Development Report
25 Jul 2003
Human Development Report 2003 overviews successes and failures of development over the last decade and presents a bold action plan on how nations can achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The plan, entitled “Millennium Development Compact,” lists six policy areas where a number of coun...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #79 APR 2003

Revista de la CEPAL No.79, Abril 2003

Series:
Revista de la CEPAL
6 Jun 2003
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 ...
INVEST POLICY REV BOTSWANA

Investment Policy Review - Botswana

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
6 Jun 2003
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been the driving force in moving the economy of Botswana from that of a least developed country status to one of a middle-income country. The country aims to continue this rapid growth while at the same time diversifying its economy. This paper reveals how the ...
CEPAL REVIEW #76 04/2002

CEPAL Review No.76, April 2002

Series:
CEPAL Review
6 Jun 2003
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...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V9 #2 12/2002

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.9 No.2, December 2002

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
8 Aug 2003
The primary emphasis of the Journal is the publication of empirically based, policy-oriented articles, which can engage the attention of policy makers, academicians and researchers. The articles analyze development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. (The Asia-Pacific Develop...
INFORME SOBRE COMERCIO DESARR 2002

Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 2002

Los Países en Desarrollo y su Inserción en el Comercio Mundial

Series:
Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
6 Jun 2003
Uno de los retos fundamentales a que hace frente la comunidad internacional es el de lograr que los posibles beneficios de una economía mundial interdependiente sean disfrutados por todos, particularmente los países y las comunidades más pobres. Muchos países en desarrollo han demostrado que está...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #11

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Eleventh Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
6 Jun 2003
With statistics collected mainly at the national level, this Bulletin offers a comprehensive selection of data. Divided in three parts, part one gives summary tables on overall trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives the import and export distributions of countri...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT #1

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2003

Water for People, Water for Life

Series:
The United Nations World Water Development Report
25 Apr 2003
WWDR1 is targeted to all those involved in the formulation and implementation of water-related policies and investment strategies, as well as to professionals at all levels. Although it offers a broad global picture, it focuses particularly on the situation in developing countries, where the need...