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EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #2

External Trade Bulletin of the ECWA Region, Second Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
12 Mar 1984
This is the second 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 #1

External Trade Bulletin of the ECWA Region, First Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
4 Nov 1983
The External Trade Bulletin of the ECWA Region is the third specialized yearly statistical publication released by the Secretariat of the Economic Commission for Western Asia. This is the first issue of the series, which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on overall trade,...
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 4TH

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Series:
State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
10 Sep 2019
On 13 September 2007, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. It marked the culmination of decades of struggle among indigenous peoples for a universal framework establishing minimum standards to ensure the survival, dignity ...
CLOSING THE GAP EMPOWERING & INCLU

Closing the Gap

Empowerment and Inclusion in Asia and the Pacific

18 Jun 2019
With an increasing gap between rich and poor and between those who have and those who do not have access to opportunities, the region is growing apart. This report adopts a rigorous approach to measuring and quantifying progress in the level of inclusion and empowerment of marginalized groups in ...
READY FOR THE DRY YEARS

Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in South-East Asia

With a focus on Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Viet Nam

11 Oct 2019
South-East Asia is regularly hit by droughts. Though starting slowly, droughts can have devastating cumulative impacts – striking hardest at the poor and heightening inequality, as well as degrading land and increasing the prospects of violent conflict. There will be many more dry years ahead, an...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2019

Economic Report on Africa 2019

Fiscal Policy for Financing Sustainable Development in Africa

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
10 May 2019
The 2019 edition of the Economic Report on Africa explores the intricate terrain of revenue collection on the continent and makes salient recommendations to help African countries attain the SDGs and the aspirations of Agenda 2063 by expanding their fiscal space and how. It identifies several qui...
KEY STAT & TREND REG TRADE AFRICA

Key Statistics and Trends in Regional Trade in Africa

Series:
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
17 May 2019
This publication is a special edition of the "Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade" series. It is structured into three parts. The first part presents an overview of Africa in the world economy as well as intra-African trade. The second part briefly summarizes the history of regional ...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2019

Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

Made in Africa – Rules of Origin for Enhanced Intra-African Trade

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
2 Jul 2019
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a historic opportunity for the continent to boost intra-African trade and accelerate structural transformation. However, this relies on a critical policy instrument: the effective implementation of preferential trade liberalization among...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2019

Le développement economique en Afrique rapport 2019

Made in Africa: les règles d'origine, un tremplin pour le commerce intra-africain

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
9 Aug 2019
L'avènement de la zone de libre échange continentale africaine (AfCFTA) représente une opportunité historique pour le continent de stimuler le commerce intra-africain et d'accélérer la transformation structurelle. Cependant, cela repose sur un instrument politique essentiel: la mise en œuvre effe...
BUILD DIGITAL COMPET BENEFIT FRONT

Building Digital Competencies to Benefit From Frontier Technologies

17 May 2019
This study explores ways in which digital skills can be developed and harnessed to support sustainable development in a current context of technological change. It discusses the types of skills that countries need to prepare the future workforces for the changing world and to maximise the develop...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2018

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2018

International Trade Rebounds

Series:
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
17 May 2019
This annual publication monitors the trends of international trade in goods and services in the medium term. The series is part of a larger effort by UNCTAD to analyse trade-related issues of particular importance for developing countries. The recovery in international trade in the last two years...
PANORAMA SOCIAL AMERICA LATIN 2018

Panorama Social de América Latina 2018

Series:
Panorama Social de América Latina
25 Mar 2019
El Panorama Social 2018 analiza temas cruciales para entender y actuar ante los desafíos estructurales que enfrentan los países de América Latina y el Caribe en la actual coyuntura económica y social, especialmente en el marco de las transformaciones en curso en los mercados de trabajo. Incluye n...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2018

Social Panorama of Latin America 2018

Series:
Social Panorama of Latin America
18 Jun 2019
The Social Panorama of Latin America 2018 analyzes issues crucial to understanding and action given the structural challenges facing the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in the current economic and social situation, especially in the context of the transformations underway in labour m...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2019

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2019

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
27 Dec 2019
This publication was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics and ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. This edition continues in this tradition and introduces 'nowcasted' estimates for total merch...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019

State of World Population 2019

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

Series:
State of World Population
12 Apr 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
ESTADO POBLACION MUNDIAL 2019

Estado de la población mundial 2019

Un asunto pendiente - La defensa de los derechos y la libertad de decidir de todas las personas

Series:
Estado de la Población Mundial
18 Apr 2019
El informe describe la lucha por los derechos y las opciones en los últimos 50 años y muestra cómo el UNFPA desempeñó un papel fundamental para ayudar a las mujeres y los adolescentes a superar los diversos y cambiantes obstáculos a su acceso a la información y los servicios, teniendo los mismos ...
ETAT POPULATION MONDIALE 2019

État de la population mondiale 2019

Une tâche inachevée - La poursuite de l’acquisition des droits et des choix pour tous

Series:
État de la population mondiale
17 Apr 2019
Le rapport décrit la lutte pour les droits et les choix au cours des 50 dernières années et montre comment le FNUAP a joué un rôle essentiel en aidant les femmes et les adolescentes à surmonter les obstacles divers et en évolution qui les empêchaient d'accéder à l'information et aux services, en ...
VALUING FOREST ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Valuing Forest Ecosystem Services

A Training Manual for Planners and Project Developers

13 Mar 2019
The aim of this manual is to enhance understanding of ecosystem services and their valuation. The specific target group comprises governmental officers in planning units and field-level officers and practitioners in key government departments in Bangladesh responsible for project development, inc...
GENDER EQUALITY POVERTY INTRIN

Gender Equality and Poverty are Intrinsically Linked

A Contribution to the Continued Monitoring of Selected Sustainable Development Goals

Series:
UN Women Discussion Papers
18 Feb 2019
This discussion paper provides an updated analysis of gendered economic inequality in high- and middle-income countries. A review of the literature demonstrates that such an analysis needs to explicitly recognize that gender, poverty, and (economic) inequality are intrinsically linked. Specifical...
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

Knowledge is Power

Know your Status, Know your Viral Load

13 Mar 2019
This publication provides readers with vital information and statistics on the HIV epidemic. For people who may have been exposed to HIV, knowledge is critical to making informed decisions about their future. An HIV test is a serious event with potentially serious outcomes. But no matter the resu...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2019/20

Progress of the World's Women 2019-2020

Families in a Changing World

Series:
Progress of the World’s Women
21 Aug 2019
This report provides an extensive assessment of the reality of families today. It brings together global, regional and national data, and in-depth analysis about core issues of concern, including family laws, income and employment, unpaid care work, violence against women, and families and migrat...
GLOBAL AIDS MONITORING 2019

Global AIDS Monitoring 2019

Indicators for Monitoring the 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS

13 Mar 2019
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to national AIDS programmes and partners on the use of indicators to measure and report on the country response. The 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS, adopted at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on A...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #106

Notas de Población Año XLV No.106 Enero-Junio de 2018

Series:
Notas de Población
1 Feb 2019
La presente edición de Notas de Población está conformada por ocho artículos que abordan tanto problemas de investigación que vinculan la dinámica y el estado de la población con las dimensiones sociales, económicas y culturales como estudios abocados al análisis de las fuentes de datos para el e...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #107

Notas de Población Año XLV No.107 Julio-Diciembre de 2018

Series:
Notas de Población
28 Feb 2019
La presente edición de Notas de Población está conformada por ocho artículos que abordan tanto problemas de investigación que vinculan la dinámica y el estado de la población con las dimensiones sociales, económicas y culturales como estudios abocados al análisis de las fuentes de datos para el e...
BALANCE PRELIMINAR ECON LATIN 2018

Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe 2018

Series:
Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe
2 Jan 2019
El Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe, uno de los informes anuales más importantes de la CEPAL, analiza en su edición 2017 el desempeño económico de la región durante el año, el contexto internacional, las políticas macroeconómicas que los países han implementado y ...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 2018

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2018

Series:
Preliminary Overview of the Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
13 Mar 2019
This publication, one of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean's most important annual reports, analyzes in its last edition the economic performance of the region throughout the year, including the international context and macroeconomic policies implemented ...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2019

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2019

Ambitions Beyond Growth

Series:
Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
20 Jun 2019
The region has seen tremendous economic and social progress over the last 50 years, However, despite progress on many fronts, the region is not on track to meet many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gains from economic growth are not being shared by all. Available jobs do not full...
EOR 2017 SUPP1 REC DEC ECOSOC

Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council

2017 Session, New York and Geneva, 28 July 2016 - 27 July 2017

Series:
Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council
6 Sep 2019
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 2017. The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) discusses global economic, social and environmental challenges. ...