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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...
TRANS CORP V27 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.1

Series:
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...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2020

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2020

Series:
Energy Statistics Pocketbook
22 May 2020
This publication is the third in a series of pocketbook compilations on energy statistics designed to highlight the availability of data on various aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. Energy is central to the achievement of the 2030 Agend...
UNCITRAL PRACT GUIDE UN MOD LAW SE

UNCITRAL Practice Guide to the Model Law on Secured Transactions

9 Apr 2020
The UNCITRAL Practice Guide to the Model Law on Secured Transactions provides practical guidance to parties involved in secured transactions in States that enact the Model Law. The Practice Guide explains key features and benefits of the Model Law, illustrates the types of secured transactions th...
COMPET NATL AUTHO UNDER INTL 2019

Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties 2019

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Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties
13 Mar 2020
This directory lists competent national authorities empowered to issue certificates and authorization for the import and export of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; and competent national authorities empowered to regulate or enforce national controls over precursors and essential chemic...
INTER AGENCY TASK FORCE RPT 2020

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2020

Financing for Sustainable Development Report

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
9 Apr 2020
The Financing for Sustainable Development Report (FSDR) assesses progress in implementing the commitments and actions in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. Its 2020 edition puts an emphasis on digital technologies, and their potential to accelerate progress in financing for development and SDG achiev...
ACCOR RELATIF INTER PERS ATP 2020

Accord relatif aux transports internationaux de denrees perissables et aux engins speciaux a utiliser pour ces transports

(ATP) tel qu'il a été modifié le 6 juillet 2020

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Accord relatif aux transports internationaux de denrées périssables et aux engins spéciaux à utiliser pour ces transports (ATP)
16 Apr 2020
L'Accord sur le transport international tu des denrées périssables et sur l'équipement spécial à utiliser pour ces transports (ATP) vise à garantir que les denrées surgelées et réfrigérées sont transportées de manière efficace, sûre et hygiénique et ne présentent pas de danger pour l'homme. santé...
AGRMT INTL CARR PERISH ATP 2020

Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for Such Carriage

(ATP) as amended 6 July 2020

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Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for such Carriage (ATP)
9 Apr 2020
The Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for such Carriage (ATP) is intended to ensure that deep-frozen and chilled foodstuffs are transported efficiently, safely and hygienically and do not pose a danger to human health. It also...
FIFTEEN YEAR WORLD SUMMIT INFO SOC

Fifteen Years Since the World Summit on the Information Society

14 Apr 2020
In 2005, the international community gathered in Tunis for the second and final session of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). That gathering concluded a process, begun in 1998, to build global understanding of the growing importance of information and communication technologies (...
RPT INTL NARC CONT BOARD 2019

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2019

Series:
Report of the International Narcotics Control Board
28 Feb 2020
This annual report prepared by The Board provides a comprehensive account of the global drug situation, analyses trends in drug abuse and drug trafficking and suggests necessary remedial action. Divided into four parts, it covers the following topics: drugs and corruption, functioning of the inte...
FREEDOM FROM FEAR NO.15

Freedom from Fear, Issue No.15

Planning Resiliency: Shaping the Future

Series:
Freedom from Fear
8 Jan 2020
This issue of F3 includes articles describing different areas where resilience should be built to address individual and collective challenges. They offer a variety of perspectives, illustrating the necessity of enhancing resilience in institutions, sectors and societies to achieve human rights f...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2019

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2019

International Trade Slump

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Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
15 Apr 2020
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade is a yearly publication. It is a product of the Trade Analysis Branch, Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities (DITC), UNCTAD secretariat. This publication monitors the trends of international trade in goods and servi...
WORLD POPULAT POLICIES 2019 HIGHLI

World Population Policies 2019: Highlights

9 Apr 2020
The 2019 edition of the World Population Policies: Highlights provides a summary of a selected number of Government policies and programmes related to international migration. It provides an overview of policies to govern regular migration and to address irregular migration, and reviews an array ...
WORLD POPULAT POLICIES 2019

World Population Policies 2019

9 Apr 2020
The 2019 edition of the World Population Policies report, a report published biennially since 2003, focuses on Government policies and programmes on international migration. It provides an overview of policies to govern regular migration and to address irregular migration, and reviews an array of...
UN JURIDICAL YRBK 2015

United Nations Juridical Yearbook 2015

Series:
United Nations Juridical Yearbook
28 Feb 2020
The Yearbook contains documentary materials of a legal character concerning the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). The present volume covers activities in 2015 and contains: legislative texts and treaties, or provisions thereof, concerning the legal status of the U...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRISE

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law

Part Four - Directors' Obligations in the Period Approaching Insolvency (Including in Enterprise Groups)

30 Apr 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...
TRANS TREND & ECONOM 2018/2019

Transport Trends and Economics 2018–2019

Mobility as a Service

6 Mar 2020
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is a new mobility concept gaining pace in many cities around the world. Its value proposition concerns integration of mobility services which is realized by providing trip planning and one-stop fare purchase for the user through a single platform. The MaaS vision is b...
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS & ADAPTATIO

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Transport Networks and Nodes

30 Mar 2020
This report presents the analyses of several climate variables relevant to transport networks and nodes within the UNECE region. Regional maps have been produced in Geographical Information System (GIS) format, showing the main transportation networks, which have been overlain by the spatial dist...
GUIDANCE ON CASUALTY RECORDING

Guidance on Casualty Recording

5 Feb 2020
The OHCHR Guidance on Casualty Recording is the first UN publication on casualty recording methodology. It provides a ‘how to’ guide for actors that are doing or considering establishing a casualty recording system, or that want to better understand what casualty recording is and its purpose. The...
WORLD MORTALITY RPT 2017 HIGHL

World Mortality Report 2017: Highlights

21 Jan 2020
This publication presents the levels and trends in mortality from 1970 to 2015 drawn from the World Population Prospects. It highlights variations among countries in a number of mortality indicators: annual deaths; crude death rates; life expectancy at birth by sex; infant mortality; under-five m...
UN FRAMEWORK CLASS FOSSIL 2019

United Nations Framework Classification for Resources

Update 2019

Series:
ECE Energy Series
30 Mar 2020
The United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) is a global classification and management system applicable to mineral, petroleum, nuclear fuel, renewable energy and anthropogenic resources, as well as injection projects for geological storage. Since the adoption of the Sustainab...
WORLD MORTALITY 2019 DATA BOOKLET

World Mortality 2019: Data Booklet

27 Dec 2019
The data booklet presents key mortality indicators at the national, regional, and global level during 1950-2030. It highlights variations among countries in a number of mortality indicators: annual deaths; crude death rates; life expectancy at birth by sex; infant mortality; under-five mortality;...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #34

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 34

The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention - Twenty Years of Saving Lives and Preventing Indiscriminate Harm

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
16 Dec 2019
This publication describes the achievements and shortfalls of the first twenty years of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction, which entered into force on 1 March 1999. Published with the aim of bringing...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2018 (A)

Trade and Development Report 2018 (Arabic language)

Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report (Arabic)
22 Nov 2019
This flagship publication examines different aspects of the nature and role of international trade in the era of hyperglobalization and considers related policy challenges that will need to be addressed if trade is to contribute to a more stable and inclusive global economic order. Research provi...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2018 (S)

Informe Sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 2018

El Poder, Plataformas y la Quimera del Libre Comercio

Series:
Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
22 Nov 2019
Esta publicación emblemática examina diferentes aspectos de la naturaleza y el papel del comercio internacional en la era de la hiperglobalización y considera los desafíos de política relacionados que deberán abordarse para que el comercio contribuya a un orden económico global más estable e incl...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2018 (F)

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement 2018

Pouvoir, platesformes et l'illusion du libre-échange

Series:
Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
22 Nov 2019
Cette publication phare examine différents aspects de la nature et du rôle du commerce international à l'ère de l'hyperglobalisation et examine les défis politiques connexes qui devront être relevés pour que le commerce contribue à un ordre économique mondial plus stable et plus inclusif. La rech...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2018 (C)

Trade and Development Report 2018 (Chinese language)

Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report (Chinese)
22 Nov 2019
This flagship publication examines different aspects of the nature and role of international trade in the era of hyperglobalization and considers related policy challenges that will need to be addressed if trade is to contribute to a more stable and inclusive global economic order. Research provi...
TRANS CORP V26 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.3

Series:
Transnational Corporations
21 Jan 2020
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax.
CONTRACEPTIVE USE METHOD 2019 BKLT

Contraceptive Use by Method 2019

Data Booklet

27 Dec 2019
This data booklet highlights estimates of the prevalence of individual contraceptive methods based on the World Contraceptive Use 2019 (which draws from 1,247 surveys for 195 countries or areas of the world) and additional tabulations obtained from microdata sets and survey reports. The estimates...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2018 (A)

The Least Developed Countries Report 2018 (Arabic language)

Entrepreneurship for Structural Transformation - Beyond Business as Usual

19 Nov 2019
For Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, they need to transform the structure of their economy. This, in turn, requires entrepreneurship that innovates. The entrepreneurial landscape in LDCs is dominated by micro and small enterprises with low ch...