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NON-TARIFF MEASURES FROM A TO Z(C)

Non-Tariff Measures from A to Z (Chinese language)

3 Jun 2022
Understanding the uses and implications of non-tariff measures (NTMs) is essential for the formulation of effective development strategies to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Increasing transparency and understanding of NTMs helps traders identify the requirements they face and buil...
NON-TARIFF MEASURES FROM A TO Z(R)

Non-Tariff Measures from A to Z (Russian language)

3 Jun 2022
Understanding the uses and implications of non-tariff measures (NTMs) is essential for the formulation of effective development strategies to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Increasing transparency and understanding of NTMs helps traders identify the requirements they face and buil...
NON-TARIFF MEASURES FROM A TO Z(A)

Non-Tariff Measures from A to Z (Arabic language)

3 Jun 2022
Understanding the uses and implications of non-tariff measures (NTMs) is essential for the formulation of effective development strategies to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Increasing transparency and understanding of NTMs helps traders identify the requirements they face and buil...
NON-TARIFF MEASURES FROM A TO Z

Non-Tariff Measures from A to Z

6 Apr 2022
Understanding the uses and implications of non-tariff measures (NTMs) is essential for the formulation of effective development strategies to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Increasing transparency and understanding of NTMs helps traders identify the requirements they face and buil...
HALFWAY 2030 SNPSHT INSGHTS 2022

Halfway to 2030: How Many Targets Will be Achieved in the ECE Region?

22 Apr 2022
The publication assesses progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UNECE region (Europe, Noth America, and Central Asia) relying on most recent internationally available data and offers stories on how regional and country-level actions relate to sustainable development outc...
IMPLM INVEST POLICY REVIEW UZBEK

Report on the Implementation of the Investment Policy Review: Uzbekistan

21 Mar 2022
This report assesses the progress made to improve the investment environment in Uzbekistan since the completion of the UNCTAD Investment Policy Review. It analyses recent trends in terms of foreign direct investment flows and their contribution to achieving the country’s development objectives. I...
WATER SANITATON AFFRDBLE POLICY

Making Water and Sanitation Affordable for All

Policy Options and Good Practices to Ensure the Affordability of Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Services in the Pan-European Region

31 May 2022
The publication is a policy brief aimed at supporting the efforts of countries in the pan-European region in the progressive realization of the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation. More specifically, it intends to raise the profile of affordability issues among policymakers; enhanc...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2022

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2022

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
13 Jan 2022
This is the United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2022 and 2023. The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2022 will examine the recovery of the global economy from the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to presenting t...
APPROACHES MEASURNG SOCIAL EXCLSN

Approaches to Measuring Social Exclusion

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Conference of European Statisticians Statistical Standards and Studies
29 Jul 2022
The publication describes concepts of exclusion or inclusion, equalities and well-being, and leaving no one behind, in the context of individual societies. It considers specific policy examples from across the world which have impetus for measurement of these concepts. It also provides different ...
RIVER INFO SERVICES ECE REGION

River Information Services in the Region of the Economic Commission for Europe

31 May 2022
This publication serves as an overview of the objectives, services, and stakeholders of River Information Services in Europe, ECE resolutions on River Information Services, the international regulatory framework for RIS, the ECE strategic framework for the development of River Information Service...
SDG PULSE UNCTAD 2019

SDG Pulse 2019

UNCTAD Takes the Pulse of the SDGs

28 Nov 2019
This first edition of the SDG Pulse illustrates in a very concrete way how UNCTAD is contributing to the 2030 Agenda. The report not only presents statistical updates for the indicators for which UNCTAD is a custodian or co-custodian, but it also presents a range of other complementary indicators...
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2022

Industrial Development Report 2022

The Future of Industrialization in a Post-Pandemic World

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Industrial Development Report
31 Dec 2021
The global economy cannot fully recover from the COVID-19 pandemic unless internationally coordinated actions are taken, and the industrial sector must be central to these efforts. The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated that manufacturing remains the backbone of our economies. Yet, it also shows th...
STDY FUTURE LAND ADMIN ECE REG

Scenario Study on Future Land Administration in the UNECE Region

15 Feb 2022
Decision-makers in the field of land administration need a broad understanding of emerging issues and developments that are expected to shape the future of the sector. To this end, the UNECE Working Party on Land Administration agreed to elaborate scenarios for future land administration and land...
EOR 2021 SUPP1 REC JULY ECOSOC

Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council: 2021 Session

New York and Geneva, 23 July 2020 – 22 July 2021

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Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council
31 Mar 2022
These are the Official Records of the Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council for Organizational and Resumed Organizational and Substantive and Resumed Substantive Sessions of 2021. The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) discusses global economic, social and environmenta...
MACHINE LEARNING OFFICIAL STAT

Machine Learning for Official Statistics

21 Mar 2022
National Statistics Offices (NSOs) are exploring how machine learning (ML) can be used to increase the relevance and quality of official statistics in an environment of growing demands for trusted information, rapidly developing and accessible technologies, and numerous competitors. While the spe...
ECON COST ISRL OCCP PALES PEOP (A

The Economic Costs of the Israeli Occupation for the Palestinian People (Arabic language)

Arrested Development and Poverty in the West Bank

17 Mar 2022
This publication sheds light on the impact of the Israeli restrictions on the economy of the West Bank and the socioeconomic conditions of its households for the period 1998-2019, with special focus on the impact of the restrictions imposed by occupation in the aftermath of the second Intifada. I...
ECON COST ISRL OCCP PALES PEOP (F

Les coûts économiques de l'occupation israélienne pour le peuple palestinien

Arrêt du développement et pauvreté en Cisjordanie

4 May 2022
Cette publication met en lumière l'impact des restrictions israéliennes sur l'économie de la Cisjordanie et les conditions socio-économiques de ses ménages pour la période 1998-2019, avec un accent particulier sur l'impact des restrictions imposées par l'occupation au lendemain de la deuxième Int...
CONF EURO STAT ROAD MAP SUST DEV

Conference of European Statisticians

Road Map on Statistics for Sustainable Development Goals - Second Edition

18 Mar 2022
The Road Map of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, which includes countries of the northern hemisphere, lays out the activities associated with producing statistics concerning the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the years leading up to 2030. It highlights what needs to be ...
SUST TRANSPRT SUST DEV INTERAGENCY

Sustainable Transport, Sustainable Development

Interagency Report | Second Global Sustainable Transport Conference

18 Oct 2021
New and emerging technologies, from electric cars and buses to zero-carbon producing energy sources, as well as policy innovations, are critical for combating climate change, but to be effective, they must ensure that transport strategies benefit everyone, including the poorest, according to this...
DEVEL CNTRY EXTRATRRTORL COMP LAW

Developing Countries’ Experience With Extraterritoriality in Competition Law

9 Feb 2022
This publication addresses the question of extraterritoriality (extraterritorial jurisdiction) in the area of competition law. It examines whether or not domestic competition legislation applies to foreign entities that may not be present in the forum, but whose conduct harms or may harm local co...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GAMBIA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in The Gambia

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
26 Oct 2021
The international standards for teaching time in a year are 880 hours. In The Gambia, dedicated teaching time in a year is 734 hours. This reduced time is exacerbated by teacher absenteeism that varies across the different regions in the country from 12 to 30%, and is a barrier to achieving the r...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GUINEA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in Guinea-Bissau

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Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
Teacher absenteeism is one of the most troubling obstacles on the path toward universal access to learning opportunities at school. Over the past decades, studies have found that teacher absenteeism is particularly prevalent in certain parts of Africa. While Guinea-Bissau has not administered or ...
IRC RESRCH RPT PLAYING THE GAME

Playing the Game

A Framework and Toolkit for Successful Child Focused Sport for Development Programmes

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Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
To identify best practices in S4D programming and achieve a stronger evidence base on how S4D interventions can work effectively, the Playing the Game report and Toolkit draw on ten qualitative in-depth case studies undertaken with S4D organizations operating in different world regions and across...
IRC RESRCH RPT REOPEN WITH RESILIE

Reopening with Resilience

Lessons from Remote Learning During COVID-19

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Innocenti Research Reports
25 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic led to school closures around the world, affecting almost 1.6 billion students. The effects of even short disruptions in a child’s schooling on their learning and well-being have been shown to be acute and long lasting. The capacities of education systems to respond to the c...
IRC RESRCH RPT DIFF DOLLAR DAY MAK

The Difference a Dollar a Day Makes

A Study of UNICEF Jordan’s Hajati Programme

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Innocenti Research Reports
20 May 2021
What difference does a dollar a day make? For the poorest households in Jordan, many of whom escaped conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, UNICEF Jordan’s Hajati humanitarian cash transfer programme helps them keep their children in school, fed and clothed – all for less than one dollar per day. ...
IRC RESRCH RPT ECON CRISIS & CHILD

Economic Crisis and Child Well-being in the West and Central Africa Region

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
28 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic that swept over the world from early 2020 has triggered both health and economic shocks of unprecedented proportions in recent memory. Some estimates suggest that the consequences of these shocks will likely erase most of the progress made in global development over the past...
UNECE REGIONAL RPT 2021

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation

UNECE Regional Report 2021

5 Apr 2022
This report assesses the progress of the implementation of trade facilitation measures and thus helps identify policy, legal, procedural, regulatory, and technical gaps that affect the implementation of trade facilitation measures. Accelerating the pace of trade facilitation implementation can en...