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BRINGING STANDARDIZATION IN UNIVER

Bringing Standardization in University Curricula

Making the Case

3 May 2019
This paper advocates for integrating education about standardization into the curricula of educational establishments. It presents evidence of the relevance of standards for policymakers and business executives as well as professionals. It then reviews the efforts of UNECE since 2012 to date to i...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2003

UN Global E-Government Survey 2003

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United Nations E-Government Survey
22 Jan 2004
Governments have the critical responsibility to pursue policies and measures to build resilience and assist those most affected by shocks in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They must find ways to anticipate disasters and shocks and lower their impact. Digital technologies are ...
BUILD RESILIENCE SAFE ACCESS

Building Resilience through Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE)

Moving towards a Comprehensive SAFE Framework

7 May 2019
Globally, nearly 3 billion people rely on traditional biomass, such as fuelwood, charcoal or animal waste, as sources of fuel for cooking and heating. The multi-sectoral challenges related to energy access make it crucial to view the issue in a broader frame. FAO's work on Safe Access to Fuel and...
CROSSING BOUNDARIES: LEGAL POL

Crossing Boundaries

Legal and Policy Arrangements for Cross-border Pastoralism

6 May 2019
This report examines how pastoral mobility has been impacted by the creation of unnatural boundaries within landscapes and how societies cope with these constraints through legal or informal arrangements. There are many examples from around the world of efforts to facilitate transboundary movemen...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON BELARUS

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management

Belarus

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Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
20 Sep 2019
The Country Profile of Belarus focuses on the nation's housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainable cities, and the legal and institutional framework...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2019

World Investment Report 2019

Special Economic Zones

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
19 Jul 2019
This report focuses on special economic zones (SEZs) which are widely used across most developing and many developed economies. It explores the place of SEZs in today’s global investment landscape and provides guidance for policymakers on how to make SEZs work for sustainable development. It pres...
NATL ACCTS STUDIES ARAB REG #37

National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, Bulletin No.37 (English and Arabic languages)

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National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region
18 Jun 2019
This publication presents available data and ESCWA estimates of GDP at both current and constant prices, in addition to the consolidated national accounts for each ESCWA Member State during a five years period and the estimated real GDP growth for year of publication.It is intended for economists...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2019

World Public Sector Report 2019

Sustainable Development Goal 16: Focus on Public Institutions

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World Public Sector Report
19 Jul 2019
This report looks at national-level developments in relation to several concepts highlighted in the targets of Goal 16, which are viewed as institutional principles: access to information, transparency, accountability, anti-corruption, inclusiveness of decision-making processes, and non-discrimin...
EXAMEN POLITIQUE L

Examen de la politique d'investissement du Tchad

14 Jun 2019
L’EPI du Tchad, réalisé à la demande du Gouvernement, est basé une analyse approfondie des politiques de développement du pays, du climat des affaires et des institutions ayant un rôle à jouer en matière d’investissement. Il vise à proposer une série de recommandations concrètes pour améliorer le...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2015 (A)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 (Arabic language)

Transforming Governance

4 Nov 2015
In most societies, millions of people make significant contributions to economic and social development through voluntary action. This report supports a better understanding of volunteerism by exhibiting its universality, scope and reach, and by highlighting new trends in the 21st century. It exa...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2015 (G)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 (German language)

Transforming Governance

18 Jul 2015
In most societies, millions of people make significant contributions to economic and social development through voluntary action. This report supports a better understanding of volunteerism by exhibiting its universality, scope and reach, and by highlighting new trends in the 21st century. It exa...
INFOR SOB ESTADO DEL VOLUNTA 2015

Informe sobre el estado del voluntariado en el mundo 2015

Transformar la gobernanza

18 Jan 2015
El segundo Informe del estado del voluntariado en el mundo, dedicado a la relación entre el voluntariado y la gobernanza, defiende que el voluntariado y las políticas e inversiones de desarrollo que se centran en las personas ofrecen un potencial sin explotar para el desarrollo sostenible. El inf...
RAPPORT SUR VOLONTARIAT 2015

Rapport sur la situation du volontariat dans le monde 2015

Transformer la gouvernance

15 Dec 2015
Ce deuxième Rapport sur la situation du volontariat dans le monde, consacré au volontariat et à la gouvernance, présente l’idée que le volontariat et le fait de placer l’être humain au cœur des politiques et des investissements dans le développement offrent des possibilités inexploitées pour le d...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2018 (R)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2018 (Russian language)

The Thread that Binds - Volunteerism and Community Resilience

3 Sep 2018
The 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report: The Thread that Binds - Volunteerism and Community Resilience is a United Nations flagship publication that presents new evidence on the role of volunteerism in strengthening community resilience. It finds that communities value volunteerism beca...
INFOR SOB ESTADO DEL VOLUNTAR 2018

Informe sobre el estado del voluntariado en el mundo 2018

El lazo que nos une - Voluntariado y resiliencia comunitaria

27 Oct 2018
El Informe sobre el estado del voluntariado en el mundo 2018: El lazo que nos une es una publicación insignia de las Naciones Unidas que presenta nuevos datos que describen el papel del voluntariado en el fortalecimiento de la resiliencia comunitaria. El informe revela que las comunidades valoran...
RAPPORT SUR VOLONTARIAT 2018

Rapport sur l'état du volontariat dans le monde 2018

Le fil qui nous relie - Volontariat et résilience communautaire

17 Apr 2018
Le Rapport sur l'état du volontariat dans le monde de 2018: Le fi l qui nous relie est une publication phare des Nations Unies qui présente de nouvelles données sur le rôle du volontariat dans le renforcement de la résilience des communautés. Il constate que les communautés apprécient le volontari...
E-AGRICULTURE IN ACTION BLOCKCHAIN

E-Agriculture in Action

Blockchain for Agriculture - Opportunities and Challenges

29 Apr 2019
The growth of ICT in the last decade has provided many opportunities to overcome some of the challenges faced by the agriculture sector. Recent developments such as the increase in the use of mobile-broadband access devices, the Internet of things (IoT), drones, smart networks, capacity for big d...
A GUIDE TO COMMERCIAL DIPLOMACY

A Guide to Commercial Diplomacy

10 Sep 2019
The role of a trade representative is not only varied and stimulating, covering a fascinating range of activities, but is also important and very worthwhile. The service that the trade representative provides is of value both to the individual companies they help and to the economy of the country...
PANORAMA FISCAL AMERICA LATIN 2019

Panorama Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe 2019

Políticas tributarias para la movilización de recursos en el marco de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible

16 Apr 2019
El Panorama Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe, 2019 examina el papel de la política tributaria como herramienta para contribuir al cumplimiento de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible. Una manera de fortalecer la recaudación es abordar los desafíos de gravar la economía digital, cuyo peso ha...
FISCAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2019

Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

Tax Policies for Resource Mobilization in the Framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

15 Apr 2019
This report examines the role of tax policy as a tool for driving progress towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. One way to strengthen collection is to address the challenges of taxing the rapidly growing digital economy. Tax policy can also be used to shift production and con...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 2018

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2018

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Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
12 Apr 2019
The 2018 edition of this publication presents a set of basic statistics that characterize the economic, sociodemographic and environmental situation of the region in relation to a particular period. This information is part of the set of statistics available at CEPALSTAT, the database portal and ...
AFRICA RENEWAL V33 #1 2019

Africa Renewal, April - July 2019

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Africa Renewal
3 Jun 2019
The Africa Renewal magazine examines the many issues that confront the people of Africa, its leaders and its international partners: sustainable development goals, economic reform, debt, education, health, women's empowerment, conflict and civil strife, democratization, investment, trade, regiona...
AFRIQUE RENOUVEAU V33 #1 2019

Afrique renouveau, Avril - Juilet 2019

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Afrique renouveau
6 Jun 2019
Le magazine Afrique renouveau traite des nombreux défis auxquels sont confrontés les populations africaines, leurs dirigeants et leurs partenaires internationaux: les objectifs de développement durable, les réformes économiques, la dette, l’éducation; la santé, la promotion de la femme, les confl...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #2 2018

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2018, Issue No. 2

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
18 Oct 2019
The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal (APSDJ) aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Published twice a year, the APSDJ is a rebranded journal of the Unit...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #7

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Seventh Issue

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External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
29 Mar 1994
This is the seventh issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and ...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #5

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Fifth Issue

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External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
20 Oct 1987
This is the fifth issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and an...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #4

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Fourth Issue

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External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
23 Jul 1986
This is the fourth issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and a...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #3

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Third Issue

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External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
6 Apr 1985
This is the third issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and an...