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PROTECT CHILD VIOLENCE IN COVID

Protecting Children from Violence in the Time of COVID-19

Disruptions in Prevention and Response Services

26 Aug 2020
Violence is an all-too-real part of life for children around the globe – regardless of their economic circumstances and sociocultural background – with both immediate and long-term consequences. Available data indicate that children’s experience of violence is widespread, taking different forms: ...
UNSUNG HEROES: HOW SMALL FARMERS

Unsung Heroes

How Small Farmers Cope with COVID-19

28 Aug 2020
The global coronavirus pandemic has hit small farmers with disruptions in health, food security, transport, finance and demand. It has also increased the cost of doing business. Smallholder farmers, already dealing with the effects of a climate and price crisis, are taking emergency measures for ...
PANORAMA FISCAL AMERICA LATIN 2020

Panorama Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe 2020

La política fiscal ante la crisis derivada de la pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19)

26 Aug 2020
La pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) ha generado la mayor crisis sanitaria, humana, económica y social que la región haya enfrentado en el último siglo. La región ha actuado rápidamente ante la crisis, adoptando paquetes de medidas fiscales de diversas magnitudes y alcances. En...
FISCAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2020

Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

Fiscal Policy Amid the Crisis Arising from the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

27 Aug 2020
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has generated a health, human and economic crisis without precedent in the past century. The region has responded rapidly, adopting packages of fiscal measures of diverse magnitude and scope. In this context, fiscal policy must play a key role in mitiga...
UN VEHIC REG COST–BEN METHDLGY (R)

UN Vehicle Regulations for Road Safety Cost-benefit Methodology (Russian language)

Part of the WP.29 "How It Works – How to Join It" Series

21 Jan 2022
This publication introduces methodologies that are used to project the socioeconomic utility of applying key UN Vehicle Regulations for improving road safety. It presents an overview of current global road safety statistics, describes methodologies that are used for assessing the impact of vehicl...
UN VEHIC REG COST–BEN METHDLGY

UN Vehicle Regulations for Road Safety Cost-benefit Methodology

Part of the WP.29 "How It Works – How to Join It" Series

20 May 2021
This publication introduces methodologies that are used to project the socioeconomic utility of applying key UN Vehicle Regulations for improving road safety. It presents an overview of current global road safety statistics, describes methodologies that are used for assessing the impact of vehicl...
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOP OUTLOOK 2020

Sustainable Development Outlook 2020

Achieving SDGs in the Wake of COVID-19 - Scenarios for Policymakers

20 Aug 2020
The setbacks caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus) need not be permanent, and it is possible to regain the momentum and move ahead towards the SDGs. It is even possible to convert the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity for recovering better, by directing much of the resources earmarked for recovery t...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2020

Trade and Development Report 2020

From Global Pandemic to Prosperity for All – Avoiding Another Lost Decade

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
28 Oct 2020
This report analyses the economic impacts of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic and possible responses that could be both effective and inclusive. It examines different recovery scenarios and, in particular, highlights the danger of a lost decade, addressing immediate difficulties facing ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #9 (R)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Russian language)

Ninth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Russian)
31 May 2022
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #9 (C)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese language)

Ninth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese)
21 Mar 2022
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #9 (A)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Arabic language)

Ninth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Arabic)
1 Jun 2022
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #9

Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)

Novena edición revisada

Series:
Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
18 Jan 2022
El Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA) trata de la clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos por tipos de peligro. Proporciona la base para la armonización a escala mundial de los requisitos y reglamentaciones aplicables a dichos product...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #9

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Neuvième édition révisée

Series:
Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
16 Jul 2021
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #9

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Ninth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
16 Jul 2021
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
MANUAL TESTS & CRITERIA #7 AM1 (C)

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Seventh Revised Edition, Amendment 1 (Chinese language)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria (Chinese)
11 Mar 2022
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
MANUAL TESTS & CRITERIA #7 AM1 (A)

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Seventh Revised Edition, Amendment 1 (Arabic language)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria (Arabic)
11 Mar 2022
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
MANUAL TESTS & CRITERIA #7 AM1 (R)

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Seventh Revised Edition, Amendment 1 (Russian language)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria (Russian)
23 Dec 2021
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
MANUAL PRUEBAS Y CRITERIOS #7 AM1

Manual de Pruebas y Criterios - Séptima edición revisada, Enmienda 1

Series:
Recomendaciones Relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Pruebas y Criterios
17 Nov 2021
El “Manual de Pruebas y Criterios” contiene criterios y descripciones de métodos y procedimientos de prueba para la clasificación de mercancías peligrosas de acuerdo con las disposiciones de la Reglamentación Modelo, así como de los productos químicos que presentan peligros físicos de acuerdo con...
MANUEL EPREUVES ET CRITERES #7 AM1

Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Septième édition révisée, Amendement 1

Series:
Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
13 Sep 2021
Le « Manuel d’épreuves et de critères » contient des critères, des méthodes d’épreuve et des procédures qu’il convient d’appliquer pour classer les marchandises dangereuses conformément aux dispositions des « Recommandations des Nations Unies relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses, R...
MANUAL TESTS & CRITERIA #7 AM1

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Seventh Revised Edition, Amendment 1

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
30 Jul 2021
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
PROTECT & SUPPORT VULNE COVID CRIS

Protecting and Supporting Vulnerable Groups Through the Covid-19 Crisis

15 Jul 2020
Covid-19 (coronavirus) is hitting vulnerable people the hardest. This is already devastating in high-income countries with comprehensive and effective health and welfare systems, but it may well be catastrophic in those without, and especially in low-income and least developed countries. How exac...
WORLD WILDLIFE CRIME REPORT 2020

World Wildlife Crime Report 2020

Trafficking in Protected Species

Series:
World Wildlife Crime Report
3 Feb 2021
The report presents the latest assessment of global trends in wildlife crime. It includes discussions on illicit rosewood, ivory, rhino horn, pangolin scales, live reptiles, tigers and other big cats, and European eel. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has highlighted that wildlife crime is a t...
WORLD FAMILY PLANNING 2020

World Family Planning 2020: Highlights

Accelerating Action to Ensure Universal Access to Family Planning

27 Nov 2020
Expanding access to contraception is essential for achieving universal access to reproductive health-care services, as called for in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This Highlights presents estimates of contraceptive use and needs from 1990 to 2020, and projections to 2030 for 196 co...
WORLD POP AGEING 2020 HIGHLIGHTS

World Population Ageing 2020: Highlights

Living Arrangements of Older Persons

14 Dec 2020
Drawing on the Household Living Arrangements of Older Persons 2019 Dataset, the World Population Ageing 2020 Highlights will document key patterns and trends of the household living arrangements of older persons around the world. These levels or trends will be described using indicators such as t...
BULLETIN DES STUPEFIANTS V62 2019

Bulletin des Stupéfiants, Volume LXII, 2019

Les drogues dans la population nigériane

Series:
Bulletin des Stupéfiants
19 Oct 2021
Le présent numéro du Bulletin se concentre sur le thème des drogues au sein de la population nigériane. Il comprend neuf articles qui fournissent d’importantes informations sur la disponibilité des drogues et leur utilisation, leurs conséquences et leurs implications politiques pour traiter effic...
BULLETIN NARCOTICS V62 2019

Bulletin on Narcotics, Volume LXII, 2019

Drugs in the Nigerian Population

Series:
Bulletin on Narcotics
4 Aug 2020
The Bulletin provides regular information and contains technical and scientific articles on narcotic drugs. The present issue is specifically focused on the topic of drugs in the Nigerian population. It comprises nine articles that provide important insights into the availability of drugs and the...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2020

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2020

COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business

Series:
SME Competitiveness Outlook
18 Sep 2020
This publication is released at a time where the world is carefully moving out of the 'great lockdown' stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, a partial or complete lockdown of the majority of economies across the globe for six weeks or longer. There are reasons to believe that this simultaneous ...
UNSCEAR RPT 2019 IONIZING RAD

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2019 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
16 Feb 2021
This publication comprises a report to the General Assembly with two underpinning scientific annexes. The first annex provides an evaluation of selected health effects and inference of risk due to radiation exposure describing five scenarios for risk evaluation. The annex presents quantitative ri...
FROM MY WINDOW

From My Window

Children at Home During COVID-19

15 Jun 2020
Written from the perspective of children who observe the world through their windows, this book for young readers looks at the lives of housebound children during the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired by true events and people from around the world, "From My Window" shows children that we all have t...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2020 SET 6 BKLTS

World Drug Report 2020 (Set of 6 Booklets)

Series:
World Drug Report
23 Dec 2020
This report aims to improve the understanding of the world’s drug problem and to contribute towards fostering greater international cooperation for countering its impact on health, governance and security. It includes an updated overview of recent trends on production, trafficking and consumption...