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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOP OUTLOOK 2021

Sustainable Development Outlook 2021

From Anguish to Determination

8 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has renewed the global awareness that we are truly "all in this together" - it did set back progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but it has also made it possible for the international community to see the pursuit of sustainable development in a new...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #11

La paradoja de la recuperación en América Latina y el Caribe - Crecimiento con persistentes problemas estructurales

desigualdad, pobreza, poca inversión y baja productividad

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
8 Jul 2021
Este Informe Especial es el undécimo de una serie que elabora la CEPAL sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe. En él se analiza el comportamiento de los principales indicadores económicos y sociales de la región y se presentan nuevas proyecciones...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #11

The Recovery Paradox in Latin America and the Caribbean Growth Amid Persisting Structural Problems

Inequality, Poverty and Low Investment and Productivity

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
8 Jul 2021
This Special Report examines the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than a year after it first appeared, providing new growth projections for the region’s countries. The document, entitled The recovery paradox in Latin America and the Caribbean. Growth amid persisting struc...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #111

Notas de Población Año XLVII No.111 julio-diciembre de 2020

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Notas de Población
2 Aug 2021
El número 111 de Notas de Población tiene una particularidad que lo distingue de los números anteriores. La publicación de diciembre de 2020 se hace eco del inédito momento que vive, no solo la región de América Latina y el Caribe, sino el mundo entero, por efecto de la pandemia de la enfermedad ...
CEPAL REVIEW #132 12/2020

CEPAL Review No. 132, December 2020

Special Issue: COVID-19 and the Socioeconomic Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

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CEPAL Review
2 Aug 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...
INDEX PROC GEN ASSEMBLY 2020 SP ED

Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly 2020

Thirty-first Special Session

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Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly
16 Jul 2021
The Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly is a bibliographic guide to the proceedings and documentation of the General Assembly. This issue covers the thirty-first special session of the Assembly devoted to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The Index is prepared by the Dag Hamma...
STATE OF WORLDS MIDWIFERY 2021

The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

Building a Health Workforce to Meet the Needs of Women, Newborns and Adolescents Everywhere

14 Jun 2021
Sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn and adolescent health (SRMNAH) is an essential component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite a steady drop in maternal and newborn deaths since 1990, hundreds of thousands of women and newborns around the world continue to die each year dur...
GAOR 73RD SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2018

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2018

Sixty-fifth Session (11-14 June 2018)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
11 May 2021
Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation by General Assembly resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to undertake broad assessments of the sources of ionizing radiation and its effects on human healt...
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...
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...
ESTUDIO ECON AMER LATINA 2020

Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe 2020

Principales condicionantes de las políticas fiscal y monetaria en la era pospandemia de COVID-19

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Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe
15 Apr 2021
En esta edición se analizan los efectos y desafíos que la pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) plantea en la región en 2020 y el panorama que se perfila para los años venideros. En la primera se resume el desempeño de la economía regional en 2019 y se analiza la evolución durante ...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 2020

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

Main Conditioning Factors of Fiscal and Monetary Policies in the Post-COVID-19 Era

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Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
15 Apr 2021
This publication outlines the region’s economic performance in 2019 and analyses trends in the early months of 2020, as well as the outlook for the rest of the year. It examines the external and domestic factors that have influenced the region’s economic performance, analyses the characteristics ...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2021

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2021

Valuing Water

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
22 Mar 2021
Water is a finite and non-substitutable resource. As the foundation of life, societies and economies, it carries multiple values and benefits. But unlike most other natural resources, it has proven extremely difficult to determine its true ‘value’. The 2021 edition of the United Nations World Wat...
GUIDELINES MAINSTREAMING AGEING

Guidelines for Mainstreaming Ageing

4 Jun 2021
Population ageing is recognized as one of the global demographic megatrends with continued and lasting impacts on sustainable development and the way we live and work in our societies. Accounting for around 30 per cent of the world’s population aged 65 years and older, the UNECE region constitute...
ASIA PACIFIC CTRIES SPEC NEED 2021

Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2021

Strengthening the Resilience of Least Developed Countries in the Wake of the Coronavirus Disease Pandemic

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Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report
27 Sep 2021
The Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report is a recurrent ESCAP annual publication that discusses issues of interest for Asia-Pacific least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS), collectively referred to...