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Overcoming Inequalities: Towards a New Eco-social Contract

31 Aug 2022
This Strategy sets out the priorities and themes of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development over the period 2021–2025. It integrates research, communications, policy engagement, results and impact—and is calibrated against the fast-moving social, economic and political contex...
ASIA PFIC DGTAL TRSFMTN RPT 2022

Shaping our Digital Future

Asia-Pacific Digital Transformation Report 2022

28 Aug 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic detonated a “digital big bang” that spurred people, governments, and businesses to become “digital by default;” a sea change that generated vast digital dividends. These benefits that have not been distributed equally, however. New development gaps have emerged as digital tr...
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In Danger: UNAIDS Global AIDS Update 2022

12 Aug 2022
New data from UNAIDS on the global HIV response reveals that during the last two years of COVID-19 and other global crises, progress against the HIV pandemic has faltered, resources have shrunk, and millions of lives are at risk as a result. The new report, In Danger, is being launched ahead of t...
TRANS CORP V29 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.29 No.2

Investment and Development

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Transnational Corporations
30 Aug 2022
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 the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). As such...
INNOCENTI REPORT CARD 17 (I)

Places and Spaces (Italian language)

Environments and Children's Well-being

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Innocenti Report Card (Italian language)
5 Jul 2022
Report Card 17 explores how 43 OECD/EU countries are faring in providing healthy environments for children. Do children have clean water to drink? Do they have good-quality air to breathe? Are their homes free of lead and mould? How many children live in overcrowded homes? How many have access to...
ARAB HUMAN DEV RPT 2022

Arab Human Development Report 2022

Expanding Opportunities for an Inclusive and Resilient Recovery in the Post-COVID Era

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Arab Human Development Report
27 Sep 2022
The Arab Human Development Report 2022 focuses on post-COVID recovery, assessing long standing development challenges across the spheres of governance, society, and economy—tackling aspects of gender; youth; education and health; multi-dimensional poverty; impacts on economic sectors, MSMEs and l...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2021 V1

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2021, Volume I

Trade by Country

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
29 Jul 2022
The 2021 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume I —Trade by Country — provides a condensed and integrated analytical view of the international merchandise trade, and trade in services up to the year 2021 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information ...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2022

Economic Development in Africa Report 2022

Rethinking the Foundations of Export Diversification in Africa: The Catalytic Role of Business and Financial Services

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Economic Development in Africa Report
29 Jul 2022
The report examines how African countries can work towards diversifying their exports by identifying feasible and innovative mechanisms for investment and trade policies to drive incentives to divert economic activities into transformative sectors. It aims to equip African governments and develop...
KENYA ETRADE READNESS ASSESSMNT

Kenya eTrade Readiness Assessment

29 Jul 2022
The Kenya eTrade Readiness Assessment is the fifth assessment conducted by UNCTAD in a non-LDC country and follows an enhanced methodology. As per this methodology, surveys were disseminated as part of the data collection effort. In Kenya, they targeted respondents in three distinct groups, i.e.,...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #135 12/2021

Revista de la CEPAL No. 135, DIciembre 2021

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Revista de la CEPAL
23 May 2022
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 ...
CEPAL REVIEW #135 12/2021

CEPAL Review No. 135, December 2021

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CEPAL Review
23 May 2022
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...
VOLUNTARY PEER REVIEW THAILAND

Voluntary Peer Review of Consumer Protection Law and Policy: Thailand

12 Aug 2022
General Assembly resolution 70/186 mandates the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and Policy to conduct voluntary peer reviews on consumer protection law and policy. The purpose of voluntary peer reviews in this field is to provide an external and independent assessmen...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #1 2022

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2022, Issue No. 1

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
27 Sep 2022
The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal (APSDJ) is published twice a year by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). It is the continuation of UNESCAP’s Asia Pacific Development Journal (APDJ) with explicit recognition of sustainable developm...
ECONOMIC REPORT ON AFRICA 2021

Economic Report on Africa 2021

Addressing Poverty and Vulnerability in Africa During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Economic Report on Africa
14 May 2022
The report applies a poverty-vulnerability-resilience framework to examine the impact of COVID-19 on household well-being in Africa. The report emphasizes the dynamic nature of poverty since some of the poor are not poor all the time, though they are often vulnerable because of exposure to a mult...
GLOBAL MULTI POV INDEX 2021 (F)

Indice global de pauvreté multidimensionnelle 2021

Lever le voile sur les disparités selon l’appartenance ethnique, la caste et le genre

28 Apr 2022
L'Indice mondial de pauvreté multidimensionnelle (IPM) produit par le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD) et l'Initiative d'Oxford concernant la pauvreté et le développement humain mesure la pauvreté en tenant compte de diverses privations subies par les personnes au cours de...
GLOBAL MULTI POV INDEX 2021 (S)

Índice de pobreza multidimensional global 2021

Desvelar las disparidades de etnia, casta y género

28 Apr 2022
El Índice de Pobreza Multidimensional (IPM) global elaborado por el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) y la Iniciativa de Pobreza y Desarrollo Humano de Oxford mide la pobreza considerando varias privaciones experimentadas por las personas en su vida diaria, incluida la mal...
GLOBAL MULTI POV INDEX 2021

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021

Unmasking Disparities by Ethnicity, Caste and Gender

27 Apr 2022
The global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative measures poverty by considering various deprivations experienced by people in their daily lives, including poor health, insufficient ...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2021/2022

Human Development Report 2021/2022

Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Transforming World

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Human Development Report
8 Sep 2022
Continuing the thread of the 2019 and 2020 Human Development Reports (HDRs), the 2021/2022 HDR carries forward a conversation centered on inequalities while integrating other important themes related to uncertainties in the Anthropocene: societal-level transformations, mental health impacts, poli...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #13

Cómo financiar el desarrollo sostenible

Recuperación de los efectos del COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
27 Jan 2022
Este Informe Especial es el decimotercero de una serie que elabora la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe. Las asimetrías mundiales condicionan las políticas para la recuperación en Am...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #13

How to Finance Sustainable Development

Recovery From the Effects of Covid-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
27 Jan 2022
Global asymmetries influence policies for recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean. Nearly 30 years after the Earth Summit and the global adoption of an international development agenda, in practical terms the environmental pillar of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has not been tak...
E-GOV A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

Benchmarking E-government: A Global Perspective

Assessing the Progress of the UN Member States

9 May 2022
The study’s primary goal was to objectively present facts and conclusions that define a country’s e-government environment and demonstrate its capacity to sustain online development. This was accomplished by a comparative analysis of fundamental information and communication technology (ICT) indi...
FAST-TRACKING IMPLEMENT ETRADE

Fast-tracking Implementation of eTrade Readiness Assessments

Second Edition

29 Jul 2022
UNCTAD set up the eT Ready Implementation Support Mechanism (ISM) in 2020 with a view to supporting beneficiary countries' implementation of eTrade Readiness Assessments. Through the ISM implementation reviews are regularly conducted, to build in-country capacities for effective implementation, ...