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ACHIEVING OUR COMMON HUMANITY

Achieving our Common Humanity

Celebrating Global Cooperation Through the United Nations

This volume--amply illustrated with photographs, charts and infographics--sets forth milestone achievements of the United Nations (supporting international peace and security, human rights, economic and social development, and international law) and their abiding significance as tangible contribu...
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...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #35

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 35

Rethinking Unconstrained Military Spending

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
12 Jun 2020
This publication addresses the issue of military spending from various angles by examining the impact of military expenditures on security; the relationship between military spending and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; the importance of gender perspectives in rethi...
TRADE NEGOTIATIO ELECTRON COMMERCE

Trade Negotiations on Electronic Commerce

What is at Stake for Developing Countries?

14 May 2020
The launch of the plurilateral – as distinct of multilateral – negotiations on e-commerce under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO) by a group of countries is a significant trade policy development. Participation of a critical mass of diverse WTO members with markedly differing pol...
TRANS CORP V27 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.1

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Transnational Corporations
13 May 2020
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...
UN DISARMAMENT YRBK 2019 V44 P1

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2019: Part I

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United Nations Disarmament Yearbook
16 Jun 2020
The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, Volume 44 (Part I): 2019 is a compilation of the resolutions and decisions of the 74th session of the General Assembly, their voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee, lead sponsors, sponsors and co-sponsors, references to First Comm...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2020

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2020

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Energy Statistics Pocketbook
22 May 2020
This publication is the third in a series of pocketbook compilations on energy statistics designed to highlight the availability of data on various aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. Energy is central to the achievement of the 2030 Agend...
UNCITRAL PRACT GUIDE UN MOD LAW SE

UNCITRAL Practice Guide to the Model Law on Secured Transactions

9 Apr 2020
The UNCITRAL Practice Guide to the Model Law on Secured Transactions provides practical guidance to parties involved in secured transactions in States that enact the Model Law. The Practice Guide explains key features and benefits of the Model Law, illustrates the types of secured transactions th...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2019 (A)

The State of the World's Children 2019 (Arabic language)

Children, Food and Nutrition - Growing Well in a Changing World

7 Mar 2020
This report examines nutrition, providing a fresh perspective on a rapidly evolving challenge. Despite progress in the past two decades, around 200 million under-fives suffer from undernutrition. Adding to this toll is rising obesity, which affects 38 million children. All these forms of malnutri...
ESTADO MUNDIAL INFANCIA 2019

Estado mundial de la infancia 2019

Niños, alimentos y nutrición - Crecer bien en un mundo en transformación

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Estado mundial de la infancia
17 Mar 2020
Por primera vez en 20 años, el Estado Mundial de la Infancia de UNICEF examina la cuestión de los niños, los alimentos y la nutrición, aportando una nueva perspectiva sobre un problema que evoluciona rápidamente. A pesar de los progresos realizados en las dos últimas décadas, una tercera parte de...
SITUATION DES ENFANTS 2019

La Situation des enfants dans le monde 2019

Enfants, nourriture et nutrition - Bien grandir dans un monde en mutation

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Situation des enfants dans le monde
17 Mar 2020
Pour la première fois en 20 ans, le rapport La Situation des enfants dans le monde de l’UNICEF examine le problème des enfants, de la nourriture et de la nutrition, fournissant une perspective actuelle sur un problème en rapide mutation. Malgré les progrès accomplis au cours des deux dernières dé...
COMPET NATL AUTHO UNDER INTL 2019

Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties 2019

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Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties
13 Mar 2020
This directory lists competent national authorities empowered to issue certificates and authorization for the import and export of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; and competent national authorities empowered to regulate or enforce national controls over precursors and essential chemic...
NDEX PROC GEN ASSEMBLY 2018/19 P2

Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly 2018/2019

Part II - Index to Speeches

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Index to proceedings of the General Assembly
12 Jun 2020
The Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly is a bibliographic guide to the proceedings and documentation of the General Assembly. This issue covers the seventy-third session of the Assembly including its Main and ad hoc committees. The Index is prepared by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library, Depa...
INDEX PROC GEN ASSEMBLY 2018/19 P1

Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly 2018/2019

Part I - Subject Index

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Index to proceedings of the General Assembly
12 Jun 2020
The Index to Proceedings of the General Assembly is a bibliographic guide to the proceedings and documentation of the General Assembly. This issue covers the seventy-third session of the Assembly including its Main and ad hoc committees. The Index is prepared by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library, Depa...
INTER AGENCY TASK FORCE RPT 2020

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2020

Financing for Sustainable Development Report

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
9 Apr 2020
The global economic recession and financial turmoil from Covid-19 are derailing implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Even before the pandemic, this report of the Inter-agency Task Force noted that there was backsliding in man...
AGRMT INTL CARR PERISH ATP 2020

Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for Such Carriage

(ATP) as amended 6 July 2020

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Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for such Carriage (ATP)
9 Apr 2020
The Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for such Carriage (ATP) is intended to ensure that deep-frozen and chilled foodstuffs are transported efficiently, safely and hygienically and do not pose a danger to human health. It also...
ACCOR RELATIF INTER PERS ATP 2020

Accord relatif aux transports internationaux de denrees perissables et aux engins speciaux a utiliser pour ces transports

(ATP) tel qu'il a été modifié le 6 juillet 2020

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Accord relatif aux transports internationaux de denrées périssables et aux engins spéciaux à utiliser pour ces transports (ATP)
16 Apr 2020
L'Accord sur le transport international tu des denrées périssables et sur l'équipement spécial à utiliser pour ces transports (ATP) vise à garantir que les denrées surgelées et réfrigérées sont transportées de manière efficace, sûre et hygiénique et ne présentent pas de danger pour l'homme. santé...
FIFTEEN YEAR WORLD SUMMIT INFO SOC

Fifteen Years Since the World Summit on the Information Society

14 Apr 2020
In 2005, the international community gathered in Tunis for the second and final session of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). That gathering concluded a process, begun in 1998, to build global understanding of the growing importance of information and communication technologies (...
RAPPORT OICS 2019

Rapport de l'Organe International de Contrôle des Stupéfiants pour 2019

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Rapport de l'Organe International de Contrôle des Stupéfiants
6 Mar 2020
Le rapport annuel de l’Organe international de contrôle des stupéfiants (OICS) est axé, cette année, plus spécifiquement sur les conséquences économiques de l’abus de substances. Le rapport se divise en 4 chapitres : Conséquences économiques de l’abus de substances; Fonctionnement du système inte...
INFRM JUNTA INT ESTUPEFACIENT 2019

Informe de la Junta Internacional de Fiscalización de Estupefacientes Correspondiente a 2019

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Informe de la Junta Internacional de Fiscalización de Estupefacientes
14 Mar 2020
Este informe anual preparado por la Junta proporciona una descripción completa de la situación mundial de las drogas, analiza las tendencias en el abuso y el tráfico de drogas y sugiere las medidas correctivas necesarias. Dividido en cuatro partes, cubre los siguientes temas: drogas y corrupción,...
RPT INTL NARC CONT BOARD 2019 (C)

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2019 (Chinese language)

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Report of the International Narcotics Control Board (Chinese)
16 Mar 2020
This annual report prepared by The Board provides a comprehensive account of the global drug situation, analyses trends in drug abuse and drug trafficking and suggests necessary remedial action. Divided into four parts, it covers the following topics: drugs and corruption, functioning of the inte...
RPT INTL NARC CONT BOARD 2019 (R)

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2019 (Russian language)

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Report of the International Narcotics Control Board (Russian)
11 Mar 2020
This annual report prepared by The Board provides a comprehensive account of the global drug situation, analyses trends in drug abuse and drug trafficking and suggests necessary remedial action. Divided into four parts, it covers the following topics: drugs and corruption, functioning of the inte...
RPT INTL NARC CONT BOARD 2019 (A)

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2019 (Arabic language)

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Report of the International Narcotics Control Board (Arabic)
10 Mar 2020
This annual report prepared by The Board provides a comprehensive account of the global drug situation, analyses trends in drug abuse and drug trafficking and suggests necessary remedial action. Divided into four parts, it covers the following topics: drugs and corruption, functioning of the inte...
RPT INTL NARC CONT BOARD 2019

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2019

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Report of the International Narcotics Control Board
28 Feb 2020
This annual report prepared by The Board provides a comprehensive account of the global drug situation, analyses trends in drug abuse and drug trafficking and suggests necessary remedial action. Divided into four parts, it covers the following topics: drugs and corruption, functioning of the inte...
FREEDOM FROM FEAR NO.15

Freedom from Fear, Issue No.15

Planning Resiliency: Shaping the Future

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Freedom from Fear
8 Jan 2020
This issue of F3 includes articles describing different areas where resilience should be built to address individual and collective challenges. They offer a variety of perspectives, illustrating the necessity of enhancing resilience in institutions, sectors and societies to achieve human rights f...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2019

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2019

International Trade Slump

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Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
15 Apr 2020
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade is a yearly publication. It is a product of the Trade Analysis Branch, Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities (DITC), UNCTAD secretariat. This publication monitors the trends of international trade in goods and servi...
WORLD POPULAT POLICIES 2019 HIGHLI

World Population Policies 2019: Highlights

9 Apr 2020
The 2019 edition of the World Population Policies: Highlights provides a summary of a selected number of Government policies and programmes related to international migration. It provides an overview of policies to govern regular migration and to address irregular migration, and reviews an array ...
WORLD POPULAT POLICIES 2019

World Population Policies 2019

9 Apr 2020
The 2019 edition of the World Population Policies report, a report published biennially since 2003, focuses on Government policies and programmes on international migration. It provides an overview of policies to govern regular migration and to address irregular migration, and reviews an array of...
UN JURIDICAL YRBK 2015

United Nations Juridical Yearbook 2015

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United Nations Juridical Yearbook
28 Feb 2020
The Yearbook contains documentary materials of a legal character concerning the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). The present volume covers activities in 2015 and contains: legislative texts and treaties, or provisions thereof, concerning the legal status of the U...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRISE

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law

Part Four - Directors' Obligations in the Period Approaching Insolvency (Including in Enterprise Groups)

30 Apr 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...