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INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2020 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2020, Volume II

Trade by Product

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
31 Dec 2021
The International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Volume II - Trade by Product, provides an overview of the latest trends of trade in goods and services showing international trade for 257 individual commodities (3-digit SITC groups) and 12 main Extended Balance of Payments Services (EBOPS) categories...
COVID IMPACT ENTRPR MARKET POLICY

The Covid 19 Pandemic Impact on Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Market Access Challenges and Competition Policy

8 Apr 2022
Competition and market access challenges are being faced by Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) around the world as they seek to deal with the impact of COVID-19 on their operations. This publication is prepared within the Development Account project on COVID 19 and the resurgence o...
IMPCT CVD19 OCN ECON TRD STRGY

Impact and Implications of COVID-19 for the Ocean Economy and Trade Strategy

Case Studies From Barbados, Belize and Costa Rica

23 Mar 2022
This study looks at the impact of COVID-19 on key economy sectors and their governance, with a specific focus on three countries: Barbados, Belize, and Costa Rica. It analyses the impacts of COVID-19, the measures undertaken, the lessons learned, and future opportunities. It is divided into three...
MANAGEMENT OF COAL MINE METHANE

Best Practice Guidance for Effective Management of Coal Mine Methane at National Level

Monitoring, Reporting, Verification and Mitigation

Series:
ECE Energy Series
18 Mar 2022
While Methane (CH4) is the second most prevalent anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) after carbon dioxide (CO2), the Global Warming Potential (GWP) of the former is 28-34 times higher than that of the latter. Coal mining is a major source of methane emissions, accounting for about 12% of global to...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2022

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2022

Building Equal and Inclusive Societies

Series:
State of the World’s Volunteerism Report
14 Mar 2022
This report reveals that cooperation between volunteers and governments helps build more collaborative decision-making. This research on volunteering comes at a crucial moment. Serious development challenges – from climate emergencies to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have shown us that we ...
JORDAN ETRADE ASSESSMENT (A)

Jordan eTrade Readiness Assessment (Arabic language)

2 Jun 2022
E-commerce presents an important opportunity to address some of the major challenges faced by the Jordanian economy and to become a driver of sustainable economic growth. Jordan has experienced an economic slowdown in recent years, with GDP growth dropping from an average of 5.1% in 2000-2015 to ...
GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW 2022

Global Humanitarian Overview 2022

22 Dec 2021
The Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) is the world’s most comprehensive, authoritative, and evidence-based assessment of humanitarian need. Through plans that prioritize those most in need, it aims to fight hunger, killer diseases, gender-based violence, and displacement. The GHO 2022 is a compr...
TRANS CORP V28 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.3

Investment and Development

Series:
Transnational Corporations
24 Dec 2021
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 imprin...
WORLD AIDS DAY RPT 2021

World AIDS Day Report 2021

Unequal, Unprepared, Under Threat - Why Bold Action Against Inequalities Is Needed to End AIDS, Stop COVID-19 and Prepare for Future Pandemics

1 Dec 2021
Every year on the occasion of World AIDS Day, 1 December, the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) releases a report on pressing issues facing the global response to the AIDS pandemic. As the AIDS and COVID-19 pandemics collide, the 2021 World AIDS Day report warns that the colossal new challe...
TRADE GENDER NEXUS DEV OVERV (F)

Lien entre le commerce et le genre dans une perspective de développement

Un bref aperçu: Concepts, définitions et cadres analytiques

3 Jun 2022
Cette publication présente un aperçu du lien entre le commerce et le genre dans une perspective de développement. Il examine les conséquences du commerce international pour l'autonomisation économique et le bien-être des femmes et l'impact de l'inégalité entre les sexes sur le commerce. Après une...
TRADE GENDER NEXUS DEV OVERV

Looking at the Trade and Gender Nexus From a Development Perspective

A Brief Overview: Concepts, Definitions and Analytical Frameworks

21 Mar 2022
This publication presents an overview of the trade and gender nexus from a development perspective. It looks at the consequences of international trade for women’s economic empowerment and well-being and the impact of gender inequality on trade. After a short introduction, Section 2 presents what...
WORLD FORUM FOR HARMON WP29 REV(A)

World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) (Arabic language)

How it works - How to join it? (Revised Fourth Edition)

12 Oct 2022
This revised fourth edition of the publication, the so-called Blue Book, continues providing precise and updated information on the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) serviced by the UNECE Sustainable Transport Division: on its historical background, its administrative a...
FORUM MOND HAR REG CON VEH WP.29

Forum mondial de l’harmonisation des règlements concernant les véhicules (WP.29)

Comment il fonctionne - comment y adhérer (Quatrième édition révisée)

23 Aug 2022
Cette quatrième édition révisée de la publication, le «Livre bleu», demeure une source d’information précise sur le Forum mondial de l’harmonisation des Règlements concernant les véhicules (WP.29) dont la Division des transports durables de la CEE assure le secrétariat, notamment sur son origine ...
WORLD FORUM FOR HARMON WP29 REV

World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29)

How it works - How to join it? (Revised Fourth Edition)

22 Apr 2022
This revised fourth edition of the publication, the so-called Blue Book, continues providing precise and updated information on the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) serviced by the UNECE Sustainable Transport Division: on its historical background, its administrative a...
WORLD FORUM FOR HARMON WP29 REV(C)

World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) (Chinese language)

How it works, how to join it? (revised fourth edition)

3 Aug 2022
This revised fourth edition of the publication, the so-called Blue Book, continues providing precise and updated information on the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) serviced by the UNECE Sustainable Transport Division: on its historical background, its administrative a...
WORLD FORUM FOR HARMON WP29 REV(R)

World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) (Russian language)

How it works, how to join it? (Revised Fourth Edition)

1 Aug 2022
This revised fourth edition of the publication, the so-called Blue Book, continues providing precise and updated information on the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) serviced by the UNECE Sustainable Transport Division: on its historical background, its administrative a...
REIMAGINING OUR FUTRS TOGETHER

Reimagining our Futures Together

A New Social Contract for Education

24 Dec 2021
The interwoven futures of humanity and our planet are under threat. Urgent action, taken together, is needed to change course and reimagine our futures. Education, long acknowledged as a powerful force for positive change, has new, urgent and important work to do. This report, two years in the ma...
UNECE REGIONAL ACTION PLAN 2030

Place and Life in the ECE: A Regional Action Plan 2030

Tackling Challenges From the COVID-19 Pandemic, Climate and Housing Emergencies in Region, City, Neighbourhood and Homes

25 Aug 2022
The “Place and Life in the ECE – A Regional Action Plan 2030: Tackling challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, climate and housing emergencies in region, city, neighbourhood and homes” was endorsed by the Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management on 6 October 2021. The ...
UNESCO COURIER TRANSFRMNG IDEAS V2

UNESCO Courier - Transforming Ideas

Selected Articles - Volume II: Creators

14 Jan 2022
Throughout UNESCO’s 75 years of existence, never before has the Courier, UNESCO’s flagship magazine, published an anthology, in book form, with such scope and scale. These two volumes bring together some of the great thinkers and pioneering minds of recent times who have led important discussions...
UNESCO COURIER TRANSFRMNG IDEAS V1

UNESCO Courier - Transforming Ideas

Selected Articles - Volume I: Thinkers

14 Jan 2022
Throughout UNESCO’s 75 years of existence, never before has the Courier, UNESCO’s flagship magazine, published an anthology, in book form, with such scope and scale. These two volumes bring together some of the great thinkers and pioneering minds of recent times who have led important discussions...
SMART SUST CITIES PROFILES NORWAY

Smart Sustainable Cities Profiles: Norway

Ålesund, Asker, Bærum, Rana and Trondheim

22 Apr 2022
The Sustainable Smart City Profiles of Ålesund, Asker, Bærum, Rana, and Trondheim; Norway; were developed based on the evaluation of the cities’ performance against the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart and Sustainable Cities (SSC). The cities’ profiles include an analysis of the outcom...
MESURES NON TARIFAIRES DE A À Z

Les mesures non tarifaires de A à Z

1 Aug 2022
Comprendre les utilisations et les implications des mesures non tarifaires (MNT) est essentiel pour la formulation de stratégies de développement efficaces en vue d'atteindre les objectifs de développement durable (ODD). Accroître la transparence et la compréhension des MNT aide les commerçants à...
NON-TARIFF MEASURES FROM A TO Z(S)

Las medidas no arancelarias de la A a la Z

4 Jul 2022
Comprender los usos y las implicaciones de las medidas no arancelarias (MNA) es esencial para la formulación de estrategias de desarrollo efectivas para cumplir con los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS). El aumento de la transparencia y la comprensión de las MNA ayuda a los comerciantes a ...