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MINDNG THE CORPORATE GAP

Minding the Corporate Gap

How Human Rights Defenders and Companies Can Work Together to Tackle Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Persons

4 Jul 2022
This publication seeks to assist human rights defenders in approaching, engaging and enlisting the backing of business for measures that promote greater equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons. It also offers companies, especially human resource management pr...
GLOBAL MULTI POV INDEX 2021 (F)

Indice global de pauvreté multidimensionnelle 2021

Lever le voile sur les disparités selon l’appartenance ethnique, la caste et le genre

28 Apr 2022
L'Indice mondial de pauvreté multidimensionnelle (IPM) produit par le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD) et l'Initiative d'Oxford concernant la pauvreté et le développement humain mesure la pauvreté en tenant compte de diverses privations subies par les personnes au cours de...
GLOBAL MULTI POV INDEX 2021 (S)

Índice de pobreza multidimensional global 2021

Desvelar las disparidades de etnia, casta y género

28 Apr 2022
El Índice de Pobreza Multidimensional (IPM) global elaborado por el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) y la Iniciativa de Pobreza y Desarrollo Humano de Oxford mide la pobreza considerando varias privaciones experimentadas por las personas en su vida diaria, incluida la mal...
GLOBAL MULTI POV INDEX 2021

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021

Unmasking Disparities by Ethnicity, Caste and Gender

27 Apr 2022
The global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative measures poverty by considering various deprivations experienced by people in their daily lives, including poor health, insufficient ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2022 (A)

State of World Population 2022 (Arabic language)

Seeing the Unseen - The Case for Action in the Neglected Crisis of Unintended Pregnancy

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
4 Jul 2022
The State of World Population 2022 will take up the issue of unintended pregnancy and look at its drivers and impact. We will take a look at causes and consequences of unmet need for family planning, but also at the constellation of forces that can lead to an unintended pregnancy and at how that ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2022

State of World Population 2022

Seeing the Unseen - The Case for Action in the Neglected Crisis of Unintended Pregnancy

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State of World Population
31 Mar 2022
The State of World Population 2022 will take up the issue of unintended pregnancy and look at its drivers and impact. We will take a look at causes and consequences of unmet need for family planning, but also at the constellation of forces that can lead to an unintended pregnancy and at how that ...
SCIENCE TECHNO & INNOVAT ZAMBIA

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review: Zambia

12 May 2022
The Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review of Zambia has three fundamental goals. Its first goal is to offer Zambia an assessment of activities and institutions that make up its innovation ecosystem. The second goal is to draw attention to important socio-economic development questions ...
CROSS-BRDER TRADE PANDEMC ENVRNMNT

Cross-Border Trade in the Pre- and Post-Pandemic Environment

Evidence from Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia

2 Jun 2022
Since 2016, UNCTAD has been working to support women in informal cross-border trade in sub-Saharan Africa, carrying out analytical, capacity-building and policy advocacy activities. This report describes the results of an impact assessment of the capacity-building activities that UNCTAD conducted...
NON-TARIFF MEASURES GENDER LENS

Neutral Policies, Uneven Impact

Non-tariff Measures Through a Gender Lens

27 Jun 2022
Non-tariff measures (NTMs) are trade policy measures designed to achieve public policy objectives such as protecting public health, consumer safety, and the environment. While NTMs often bear high trade costs such as having high information, implementation, and compliance cost, they are usually ...
TRANS CORP V28 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.3

Investment and Development

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Transnational Corporations
24 Dec 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises, and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprin...
TRADE GENDER NEXUS DEV OVERV (F)

Lien entre le commerce et le genre dans une perspective de développement

Un bref aperçu: Concepts, définitions et cadres analytiques

3 Jun 2022
Cette publication présente un aperçu du lien entre le commerce et le genre dans une perspective de développement. Il examine les conséquences du commerce international pour l'autonomisation économique et le bien-être des femmes et l'impact de l'inégalité entre les sexes sur le commerce. Après une...
TRADE GENDER NEXUS DEV OVERV

Looking at the Trade and Gender Nexus From a Development Perspective

A Brief Overview: Concepts, Definitions and Analytical Frameworks

21 Mar 2022
This publication presents an overview of the trade and gender nexus from a development perspective. It looks at the consequences of international trade for women’s economic empowerment and well-being and the impact of gender inequality on trade. After a short introduction, Section 2 presents what...
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...
PROGRESS SUS DEV GOALS 2019

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2019

21 Oct 2021
Are we on track to achieve Goal 5? On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government gathered at UN Headquarters in New York to comprehensively review progress on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. To inform those d...
PROGRESS SUS DEV GOALS 2020

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2020

21 Oct 2021
The year 2020 was supposed to be momentous—in a good way. Around the globe, world leaders and women’s rights activists had planned to celebrate the anniversaries of key legal and policy innovations that have cemented women’s rights as human rights into international law, including the 25th annive...
PROGRESS SUS DEV GOALS 2021

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2021

24 Sep 2021
A year and a half into the pandemic, progress towards expanding women’s rights and opportunities continues to be tested and impeded. Women’s economic losses have not rebounded, hunger is on the rise, and school closures threaten to destroy girl’s educational gains. Women’s participation in govern...
BYND COVID FEMINIST SUST SOC JUST

Beyond COVID-19: A Feminist Plan for Sustainability and Social Justice

18 Nov 2021
As the world learns to live with COVID-19, to emerge from the current crisis, and to “build back better”, UN Women’s new Feminist Plan for Sustainability and Social Justice is a visionary but practical roadmap for putting gender equality, social justice, and sustainability at the centre of the re...
TRANS CORP V28 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.2

Investment and Development

Series:
Transnational Corporations
24 Sep 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises, and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprin...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #111

Notas de Población Año XLVII No.111 julio-diciembre de 2020

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Notas de Población
2 Aug 2021
El número 111 de Notas de Población tiene una particularidad que lo distingue de los números anteriores. La publicación de diciembre de 2020 se hace eco del inédito momento que vive, no solo la región de América Latina y el Caribe, sino el mundo entero, por efecto de la pandemia de la enfermedad ...
STATE OF WORLDS MIDWIFERY 2021

The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

Building a Health Workforce to Meet the Needs of Women, Newborns and Adolescents Everywhere

14 Jun 2021
Sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn and adolescent health (SRMNAH) is an essential component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite a steady drop in maternal and newborn deaths since 1990, hundreds of thousands of women and newborns around the world continue to die each year dur...
UNECE POL GEN EQUALITY 2021-2025

UNECE Policy for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Accelerating the Attainment of SDGs With a Gender Lens in the UNECE Region (2021-2025)

1 Sep 2021
This publication, an update of the initial Policy covering the years 2016-2020, is a response to the compelling challenges to gender equality in the ECE region. Together with its tool for implementation – the UNECE Gender Action Plan (GAP) – the Policy has been a key driver of accountability and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2021 (P)

Situação da População Mundial 2021

Meu corpo me pertence - Reivindicando o direito à autonomia e à autodeterminação

20 Apr 2021
O Relatório sobre a Situação da População Mundial é publicado anualmente pelo UNFPA desde 1978. A cada ano, o relatório enfoca questões de interesse da atualidade relacionadas à população e desenvolvimento. Em 2021, o relatório aborda sobre estupro marital, esterilização forçada, teste de virgin...
CHILDREN AGENTS POSITIVE CHANGE

Children as Agents of Positive Change

A Mapping of Children’s Initiatives Across Regions, Towards an Inclusive and Healthy World Free From Violence

6 May 2021
This publication provides an overview of children’s diverse roles in helping to prevent, address, and report violence, as well as of effective actions taken, including peer support. It offers insight into how children contribute to and are an active part of solutions to building back better and a...
TECH MAT TRADE GENDER: LDCS

Technical Material On Trade and Gender - Volume 1: Unfolding the Links

Module 4E - Trade and Gender Linkages: An Analysis of Least Developed Countries

17 Aug 2021
This publication is the ninth teaching manual on trade and gender prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). It has been developed with the goal of enhancing the capacity of policymakers, civil society organizations, and academics to examine the gender implicatio...
MATERIEL PEDAGOGIQ COMM GENRE PMAS

Matériel pédagogique sur le le commerce et le genre - Volume 1: Déployer les liens

Module 4E - Liens entre le commerce et le genre: Une analyse des pays les moins avancés

6 Sep 2021
Ce manuel d'enseignement sur le commerce et le genre a été développé dans le but de renforcer la capacité des décideurs politiques, des organisations de la société civile et des universitaires à examiner les implications de genre des flux commerciaux et de la politique commerciale et de développe...
TRANS CORP V28 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.1

Investment and Development

Series:
Transnational Corporations
8 Sep 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprint...