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WATER CONV 30 YRS IMPCT & ACHVMT

The Water Convention: 30 Years of Impact and Achievements on the Ground

6 Oct 2022
The year 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), which was adopted in Helsinki in 1992. Showcasing concrete success stories of the Water Convention’s impact on the ground, this publicatio...
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
12 Oct 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, ...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2022

World Investment Report 2022

International Tax Reforms and Sustainable Investment

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
17 Jun 2022
The World Investment Report 2022 provides the latest trends and prospects for foreign direct investment. It documents the recovery of cross-border investment flows after the pandemic shock, looking at greenfield investment in industry, project finance in infrastructure, and international producti...
RECLAIMING OUR FUTURE

Reclaiming Our Future

A Common Agenda for Advancing Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

23 May 2022
The publication describes pathways to achieve more inclusive and sustainable post-pandemic recovery in Asia and the Pacific. It identifies elements for a common agenda for present and future generations centered on protecting people and planet, leveraging on digital opportunities, trading and inv...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2022

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022

Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
21 Mar 2022
Accounting for approximately 99% of all liquid freshwater on Earth, groundwater has the potential to provide societies with tremendous social, economic and environmental benefits and opportunities. However, this natural resource is often poorly understood, and consequently undervalued, mismanaged...
EOR 2022 SUPP19 ANNUAL RPT ESCAP

Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2022

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Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
4 Nov 2022
The Annual Report chronicles the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific’s achievements and future goals, against a backdrop of major global shifts sweeping across the economic, social and environmental landscape. UN ESCAP promotes rigorous analysis and peer learnin...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V76 #9 SEPT 2022

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, September 2022

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
4 Nov 2022
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V76 #8 AUG 2022

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, August 2022

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
27 Sep 2022
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V76 #7 JULY 2022

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, July 2022

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
30 Aug 2022
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V76 #6 JUNE 2022

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, June 2022

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
8 Aug 2022
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V76 #5 MAY 2022

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, May 2022

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
23 Jun 2022
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V76 #4 APR 2022

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, April 2022

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
3 Jun 2022
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...