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RECOMMENDATION NO.45

Recommendation No. 45 – Minimum Standards for Ship Agents and Ship Brokers

24 Mar 2022
The ship agent is the coordinator of the port call, representing the ship owner or charterer before the authorities, service providers and other parties and ensuring the smooth, effective, and efficient execution of the call. A ship broker brings the ship and the cargo together to perform the voy...
RECOMMENDATION NO.38

Recommendation No. 38 - Trade information Portals

21 Mar 2022
Transparency and predictability are essential elements for the cross-border movement of goods. Stakeholders need to know the conditions for the entry or exit of their goods well before the goods arrive at the border in order to prepare all regulatory requirements and commercial negotiations. A Tr...
RECOMMENDATION NO.38  (F)

Recommandation No. 38 – Portails d’information commerciale

7 Mar 2022
La transparence et la prévisibilité sont des éléments essentiels pour la circulation transfrontières des marchandises. Pour être en mesure de satisfaire à toutes les prescriptions réglementaires et de conduire les négociations commerciales, les parties prenantes doivent connaître les conditions d...
RECOMMENDATION NO.38 (R)

Recommendation No. 38 – Trade Information Portals (Russian language)

9 Mar 2022
Transparency and predictability are essential elements for the cross-border movement of goods. Stakeholders need to know the conditions for the entry or exit of their goods well before the goods arrive at the border in order to prepare all regulatory requirements and commercial negotiations. A Tr...
BUSS INCUBTR SUST DEV IN SPECA

Business Incubators for Sustainable Development in the SPECA Region

Policy Handbook

3 May 2022
As an innovation policy tool, business incubators (BIs) have great potential to catalyse innovative entrepreneurship by providing incentives, support, connections, and an enabling environment for people who want to develop and try out new ideas. Experimenting with ideas to create value and solve ...
RETHINK MSME FINANCE IN ASIA PAC

Rethinking MSME Finance in Asia and the Pacific

A Post-Crisis Policy Agenda

5 Aug 2021
MSMEs are an important engine of economic growth and development due to their large share in total employment and their participation in production value chains and trade. However, they are often disadvantaged due to their small operational size and lack of financial resources, skills/knowledge, ...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2021 (F)

Rapport sur l'économie numérique 2021

Flux transfrontières de données et développement - À qui profitent ces flux

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Rapport sur l'économie numérique
31 May 2022
Cette publication fait le point sur les tendances récentes du paysage numérique mondial axé sur les données, en examinant les opportunités et les défis pour les pays en développement. Il met en évidence les liens avec les impacts de la pandémie de Covid-19, qui a conduit à une accélération des te...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2021

Digital Economy Report 2021

Cross-border Data Flows and Development – For Whom the Data Flow

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Digital Economy Report
8 Oct 2021
This publication takes stock of recent trends in the global data-driven digital landscape, examining opportunities and challenges for developing countries to benefit. It highlights the links to impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, which led to an acceleration of digitalization trends and a significa...
INNOV ENTERPRISE EU SOUTH CAUCUS

Supporting Innovative High-Growth Enterprises in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus

Policy Handbook

20 Jan 2022
This publication supports policymakers in Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus sub-region in designing effective policies that optimize the potential for innovative, high-growth entrepreneurship. These countries are transitioning to a knowledge-based economy, a shift which requires important str...
NATL ACCT STATS 2020 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2020 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
1 Nov 2021
The sixty-second issue of this series, this publication shows detailed national accounts estimates for over 200 countries and areas for the reporting years 2009 to 2020. The national data for each country and area are presented in separate chapters using uniform table headings and classifications...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2020 V1

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2020, Volume I

Trade by Country

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
8 Sep 2021
Volume I —Trade by Country — provides a condensed and integrated analytical view of the international merchandise trade, and trade in services up to the year 2020 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information presented provides insights into the latest trends...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #10

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa X

Africa’s Services Trade Liberalization and Integration Under the AfCFTA

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Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
18 Mar 2022
The tenth edition of the report on Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA X) is on the theme: “Africa’s services trade liberalization and integration under the AfCFTA”. The report seeks to deepen understanding and appreciation of the critical role of services to trade, production and the ...
 PROGRES TRANSB WATER COOP 2ND RPT

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation Under the Water Convention

Second Report on Implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes 2017-2020

27 Oct 2021
This publication presents and analyses the findings of the second reporting exercise under the Water Convention, which was carried out in 2020. It reviews and summarises progress made in the implementation of the Convention and further identifies significant trends, successes, challenges and oppo...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2021

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2021

Special Report on Drought

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Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
16 Jul 2021
Droughts have deep, widespread and underestimated impacts on societies, ecosystems, and economies. They incur costs that are borne disproportionately by the most vulnerable people. The extensive impacts of drought are consistently underreported even though they span large areas, cascade through s...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2020

African Statistical Yearbook 2020

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
24 Jun 2021
This annual publication, jointly produced by the African Development Bank, the African Union Commission, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, is a result of the collaboration that exists among the three pan-African organizations in the field of statistics. This synergistic colla...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2021

State of Commodity Dependence 2021

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The State of Commodity Dependence
8 Oct 2021
This 2021 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains statistical profiles for 195 UNCTAD member States. Comprised of around 30 indicators, it demonstrates the extent of each country’s export and import commodity dependence over the last decade, from 2008–2009 to 2018–2019, as well as t...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2021

World Public Sector Report 2021

National Institutional Arrangements for Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals – A Five-year Stocktaking

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World Public Sector Report
13 Sep 2021
Five years after the start of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), governance issues remain at the forefront. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted even more the importance of national institutions for the achievement of t...
ASIA PACIF DISASTER RPT 2021

Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2021

Resilience in a Riskier World – Managing Systemic Risks From Biological and Other Natural Hazards

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Asia-Pacific Disaster Report
8 Oct 2021
This publication presents a new and extended analysis of the regional risk-scape based on multidisciplinary research conducted. It defines risk hotspots where disasters and biological hazards, climate and health emergencies – including Covid-19 – collide. It further presents the emergence of new ...
HARNESSING BLOCKCHAIN FOR SUST DEV

Harnessing Blockchain for Sustainable Development

Prospects and Challenges

20 Oct 2021
In an increasingly digitalized economy and society, the security and accountability of data transactions are critical elements for creating trust and enabling breakthrough innovations in the digital world. In this regard, blockchain technology could be a game-changer, with the potential to revolu...
CEPAL REVIEW #131 08/2020

CEPAL Review No. 131, August 2020

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CEPAL Review
11 May 2021
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...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #132 12/2020

Revista de la CEPAL No. 132, Deciembre 2020

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Revista de la CEPAL
11 May 2021
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 ...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #131 08/2020

Revista de la CEPAL No. 131, Agosto 2020

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Revista de la CEPAL
11 May 2021
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 #130 04/2020

CEPAL Review No. 130, April 2020

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CEPAL Review
11 May 2021
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...
EOR 2021 SUPP19 ANNUAL RPT ESCAP

Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2021

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Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
11 Jun 2021
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...
GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW 2021

Global Humanitarian Overview 2021

12 May 2021
In 2021, 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection. This number has risen to 1 in 33 people worldwide - a significant increase from 1 in 45 at the launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2020, which was already the highest figure in decades. The UN and partner organiz...