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MEDICAL INDUSTRIES IN AFRICA

Medical Industries in Africa: A Regional Response to Supply Shortages

31 Oct 2020
COVID-19 (coronavirus) has severely strained the supply of certain healthcare products. This report shows that Africa can position itself strategically and develop a regional response to avert future shortages. Supporting health and positioning the continent strategically in the future trade land...
COVID-19 TRANSITIONING NEW NORMAL

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Trade and Development

Transitioning to a New Normal

16 Feb 2021
The report fosters understanding of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on trade and development and reflects on actions that can propel us to the future we want. It provides up-to-date data and analysis on the impact of COVID-19 on trade and development; identifies sustained trends to character...
WORLD CITIES REPORT 2020

World Cities Report 2020

The Value of Sustainable Urbanization

Series:
World Cities Report
31 Oct 2020
In a rapidly urbanizing and globalized world, cities have been the epicentres of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The virus has spread to virtually all parts of the world; first, among globally connected cities, then through community transmission and from the city to the countryside. This report shows th...
UN75 FUTURE WE WANT THE UN WE NEED

UN75 - The Future We Want, the United Nations We Need

9 Nov 2020
In January 2020, the United Nations launched the global consultation to mark its 75th anniversary. Through surveys and dialogues, it asked people about their hopes and fears for the future – representing the UN’s most ambitious effort to date to understand expectations of international cooperatio...
FREEDOM FROM FEAR NO.16

Freedom from Fear, Issue No.16

The Day we Discovered our Fragility and our Strength

Series:
Freedom from Fear
14 Oct 2020
This issue of UNICRI’s Freedom From Fear (F3) magazine addresses the collateral effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus) impacting criminal justice, namely, the growing influence of organized crime and terrorism and the rise of violence against and exploitation of women and children. It is significant t...
COVID-19 IN AFRICA PROTECTING LIVE

COVID-19 in Africa

Protecting Lives and Economies

13 Oct 2020
Between 300,000 and 3.3 million African people could die as a direct result of COVID-19 (coronavirus), depending on measures taken to stop the spread. Africa is particularly susceptible because 56 percent of the urban population is concentrated in overcrowded and poorly serviced slum dwellings (e...
COVID-19 LOCKDOWN EXIT STRATEGIES

COVID-19: Lockdown Exit Strategies for Africa

14 Oct 2020
In the current context of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, policymakers are confronted with decisions that may prove to be among the most difficult of their careers. In Africa, at least 42 countries have imposed partial or full lockdowns on the movements and activities. Experience around the ...
UN COMPREHENS RESPONSE TO COVID-19

United Nations Comprehensive Response to COVID-19

Saving Lives, Protecting Societies, Recovering Better

24 Nov 2020
The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is more than a health crisis; it is an economic crisis, a humanitarian crisis, a security crisis, and a human rights crisis. This crisis has highlighted severe fragilities and inequalities within and among nations. Coming out of this crisis will require a whole...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RE (SW)

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention (Swahili language)

Operational Toolbox

31 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 (coronavirus) from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbre...
FROM INSIGHTS TO ACTION: GENDER EQ

From Insights to Action: Gender Equality in the Wake of COVID-19

24 Sep 2020
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, shrinking working hours, increased care burdens and heightened violence have exacerbated the challenges that women and girls face. Unless action is taken, by 2021 around 435 million women and girls will be living in extreme poverty, including 47 millio...
HIDDN SCARS: VIOL MNTAL HLTH CHLDR

Hidden Scars: How Violence Harms the Mental Health of Children

1 Jul 2021
More than 1 billion children – half of all children in the world – are exposed to violence every year, in many forms and places, online and off. Whether a target or a witness, a child's exposure to violence has a severe impact on mental health. Such experiences with violence are often traumatic, ...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPON (P)

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention (Portuguese language)

Operational Toolbox

27 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbreak. Addressing...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPON (R)

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention (Russian language)

Operational Toolbox

28 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbreak. Addressing...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPON (A)

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention (Arabic language)

Operational Toolbox

30 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbreak. Addressing...
COVID-19 PREPARACIÓN Y RESPUESTA

COVID-19 preparación y respuesta en lugares de detención

Herramientas prácticas

31 Aug 2020
La información en este paquete está destinada a apoyar a los administradores y al personal de la prisión. Ha sido desarrollado para garantizar la seguridad del personal, los presos y el público en los esfuerzos de evitar que el COVID-19 ingrese a la prisión y mitigar el impacto en caso de un brot...
COVID-19 PRÉPARATION ET INTERVENTI

COVID-19 préparation et intervention dans les lieux de détention

Boîte à Outils

25 Aug 2020
Les informations contenues dans ce dossier sont destinées à aider les administrateurs et le personnel des prisons. Il a été élaboré pour garantir la sécurité du personnel, des détenus et du public dans le cadre des efforts visant à empêcher l’entrée de COVID-19 dans la prison et à en atténuer l’i...
COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response in Places of Detention

Operational Toolbox

29 Aug 2020
The information in this package is intended to support prison administrators and staff. It has been developed to ensure the safety and security of staff, prisoners and the public in the efforts to prevent COVID-19 from entering the prison and mitigate the impact in case of an outbreak. Addressing...
PROTECT CHILD VIOLENCE IN COVID

Protecting Children from Violence in the Time of COVID-19

Disruptions in Prevention and Response Services

26 Aug 2020
Violence is an all-too-real part of life for children around the globe – regardless of their economic circumstances and sociocultural background – with both immediate and long-term consequences. Available data indicate that children’s experience of violence is widespread, taking different forms: ...
UNSUNG HEROES: HOW SMALL FARMERS

Unsung Heroes

How Small Farmers Cope with COVID-19

28 Aug 2020
The global coronavirus pandemic has hit small farmers with disruptions in health, food security, transport, finance and demand. It has also increased the cost of doing business. Smallholder farmers, already dealing with the effects of a climate and price crisis, are taking emergency measures for ...
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...
UN VEHIC REG COST–BEN METHDLGY

UN Vehicle Regulations for Road Safety Cost-benefit Methodology

Part of the WP.29 "How It Works – How to Join It" Series

20 May 2021
This publication introduces methodologies that are used to project the socioeconomic utility of applying key UN Vehicle Regulations for improving road safety. It presents an overview of current global road safety statistics, describes methodologies that are used for assessing the impact of vehicl...
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOP OUTLOOK 2020

Sustainable Development Outlook 2020

Achieving SDGs in the Wake of COVID-19 - Scenarios for Policymakers

20 Aug 2020
The setbacks caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus) need not be permanent, and it is possible to regain the momentum and move ahead towards the SDGs. It is even possible to convert the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity for recovering better, by directing much of the resources earmarked for recovery t...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2020

Trade and Development Report 2020

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

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
28 Oct 2020
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 ...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #9

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Neuvième édition révisée

Series:
Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
16 Jul 2021
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...