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SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2021

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2021

Empowering the Green Recovery

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
23 Jun 2021
The SME Competitiveness Outlook 2021 analyses how small businesses can rebuild from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic so they are better prepared to face the looming crisis of climate change. It provides a 20-point Green Recovery Plan to foster competitive, resilient and environmentally sustain...
TREATY SERIES 3006

Treaty Series 3006

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United Nations Treaty Series / Recueil des Traites des Nations Unies
5 Aug 2021
In accordance with Article 102 of the Charter and the relevant General Assembly Resolutions, every treaty and international agreement registered or filed and recorded with the Secretariat since 1946 is published in the United Nations Treaty Series. At present, the collection includes about 30,000...
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 ...
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...
TREATY SERIES 2997

Treaty Series 2997

Series:
United Nations Treaty Series / Recueil des Traites des Nations Unies
5 Aug 2021
In accordance with Article 102 of the Charter and the relevant General Assembly Resolutions, every treaty and international agreement registered or filed and recorded with the Secretariat since 1946 is published in the United Nations Treaty Series. At present, the collection includes about 30,000...
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...
GLOBAL FOREST GOALS RPT 2021

The Global Forest Goals Report 2021

Realizing the Importance of Forests in a Changing World

9 Sep 2021
The “Global Forest Goals Report 2021” is the first flagship publication produced by the UN Forum on Forests Secretariat of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The publication presents an overview of progress towards achieving the Global Forest Goals and associated targets of the Uni...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2021

Commodities and Development Report 2021

Escaping From the Commodity Dependence Trap Through Technology and Innovation

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Commodities and Development Report
5 Aug 2021
Commodity dependence is a trap: once a country is commodity dependent, it is difficult to develop a productive sector out of commodities and export non-commodity products. This publication argues that without strong action at the highest political level in Commodity-dependent Developing Countries...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2021

World Investment Report 2021

Investing in Sustainable Recovery

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
17 Aug 2021
This report examines how foreign direct investment (FDI) can support sustainable post-pandemic recovery, drawing lessons from the impact of past global crises on FDI and the response of multinational enterprises and international investors that are still relevant today. It further identifies prio...
CARICOM EXPORT POTENTIAL TO EU

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Export Potential to the European Union

Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) – Feasibility Study

21 Jun 2021
This report assesses the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) agriculture and aquaculture export potential to the European Union through the utilization of Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS). The UN Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS) describes VSS as ‘‘specifying requirements that produce...
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

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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...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2021

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2021

Valuing Water

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
22 Mar 2021
Water is a finite and non-substitutable resource. As the foundation of life, societies and economies, it carries multiple values and benefits. But unlike most other natural resources, it has proven extremely difficult to determine its true ‘value’. The 2021 edition of the United Nations World Wat...
YRBK INTL LAW COMM 2005 V2P1 A1

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2005, Vol. II, Part 1 (Addendum)

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Yearbook of the International Law Commission
29 Oct 2021
The International Law Commission was established in 1947 with a view to carrying out the responsibility of the General Assembly, under article 13(1)(a) of the Charter of the United Nations, to “initiate studies and make recommendations for the purpose of encouraging the progressive development of...
ENGINEERING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMNT

Engineering for Sustainable Development

Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals

29 Mar 2021
This publication highlights the crucial role of engineering in achieving each of the 17 SDGs by presenting case studies and approaches of the innovations that are shaping our world. Providing a snapshot of these emerging technologies, the report demonstrates how engineering solutions can address ...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #3 MAR 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, March 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
6 May 2021
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #4 APR 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, April 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
24 Jun 2021
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #6 JUNE 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, June 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
2 Aug 2021
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #5 MAY 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, May 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
1 Jul 2021
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
STRATEGIC COMMS FRAMEWORK

Strategic Communications Framework for Statistical Institutions

1 Sep 2021
This publication compiles the two-part outcome of the Strategic Communications Framework Project of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics (HLGMOS). The purpose is to guide statistical offices in the development of a strategic approach to protect, enhance and promote th...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #2 FEB 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, February 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
29 Mar 2021
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #1 JAN 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, January 2021

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
12 Mar 2021
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
EXPLORING SPACE TECH FOR SUS DEV

Exploring Space Technologies for Sustainable Development

13 Jul 2021
From astronomy and aerospace engineering to satellite Earth observation, space sciences and technologies have the potential to contribute both directly and indirectly to Sustainable Development. This publication highlights such opportunities, proposing science, technology and innovation (STI) pol...
REFLECT REALIZ RESPOND GEND PARITY

Reflect. Realize. Respond.

Rising to New Challenges: Accelerating Gender Parity in Times of Crisis and Beyond

8 Jul 2021
The Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women brings the 400-strong, UN Women-led network of gender focal points together to support their ongoing work to enhance gender parity and create an enabling environmentat work. This report provides a summary of the 2020 meet...
WOMEN PREVENT COUNTER VIOL EXTREM

Women in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

7 Jul 2021
As violent extremist activities around the world increasingly target women and women’s rights, this training manual is designed for actors involved in the prevention and countering of such violent extremism in Europe and Central Asia. It aims to support the relevant actors, including state offici...
MAKE PARITY A REALITY

Make Parity a Reality

Field-specific Enabling Environment Guidelines for the United Nations System

6 Jul 2021
Developed by UN Women amid the COVID-19 crisis, in collaboration with nearly 200 colleagues from more than 50 countries, this publication aims to increase representation of women and accelerate efforts to reach gender parity in the UN system. Providing tailored guidance for personnel in the field...