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TRANS CORP V27 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.3

Special Issue on Multinational Enterprises and Gender Equality

Series:
Transnational Corporations
6 May 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. The topics in this special issue on multinational enterprises and ...
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 5TH

State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Rights to Lands, Territories and Resources

Series:
State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
17 Mar 2021
This publication offers a wide-ranging perspective on indigenous peoples’ rights to lands, territories and resources, examining legislation and agreements at the national and international level, identifying successful practices and continued obstacles, and suggesting ways forward. Adopted in 200...
MAKING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT WORK FOR

Making Public Procurement Work for Women

31 Dec 2020
In developed countries, public procurement accounts for almost 15% of gross domestic product; in some developing countries, this figure can reach as high as 40%. It is shocking that women-owned businesses account for a mere 1% of this critical sector. Women-owned businesses often cite lack of inf...
GLOBAL SYNTHETIC DRUGS ASSESS 2020

Global Synthetic Drugs Assessment 2020

8 Jun 2021
The Global Synthetic Drugs Assessment 2020 provides an analysis of the global synthetic drugs market in two parts. The first part of this report presents a global thematic analysis of the key trends and emerging developments of the synthetic drugs market as well as the recent trends in the manufa...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2019 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2019, Volume II

Trade by Product

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
12 Jan 2021
The 2019 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume II —Trade by Product — provides a condensed and integrated analytical view of the international merchandise trade, and trade in services up to the year 2019 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information...
GUIDELINES SEC GEN LAW OF SEA

The Law of the Sea

Guidelines on Deposit With the Secretary-General of Charts or Lists of Geographical Coordinates of Points Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

20 Apr 2021
The Guidelines aim to assist delegates and representatives of coastal States in implementing the provisions in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on deposit and due publicity regarding the limits of the maritime zones in which a coastal State exercises its sovereignty or sovereig...
MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN FREE TRADE

Mainstreaming Gender in Free Trade Agreements

31 Oct 2020
This report presents recommendations to boost the participation of women in trade through free trade agreements. Policymakers and trade negotiators will find a new toolkit to gauge gender responsiveness in their agreements. These lessons are based on a research assessment of 73 selected free trad...
HOW NATURAL GAS CAN DISPLACE COMPE

How Natural Gas can Displace Competing Fuels

5 Nov 2020
If there is to be a significant role for gas as a transition fuel, let alone as a destination fuel, governments and international institutions need to develop strategies that encourage the use of gas in the near- and medium-term while providing for a subsequent orderly transition towards a vastly...
GUIA SOBRE DIPLOMACIA COMERCIAL

Guía sobre Diplomacia Comercial

30 Oct 2020
Esta guía de formación para representantes o agregados comerciales, única en el mundo, explica cómo promover el comercio y la inversión en el extranjero, al tiempo que establece prioridades para los mercados, las industrias y los clientes. Basándose en experiencias de primera mano, la guía explor...
GUIDE DE  DIPLOMATIE COMMERCIALE

Guide de diplomatie commerciale

31 Oct 2020
Destiné aux diplomates commerciaux, ce guide unique au monde explique comment promouvoir à l’étranger le commerce et l’investissement, tout en déterminant les priorités pour les marchés, les industries et les clients. En puisant directement dans des expériences de terrain concrètes, il explore le...
COVID-19 TRANSITIONING NEW NORMAL

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Trade and Development

Transitioning to a New Normal

16 Feb 2021
The report fosters understanding of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on trade and development and reflects on actions that can propel us to the future we want. It provides up-to-date data and analysis on the impact of COVID-19 on trade and development; identifies sustained trends to character...
HUMAN COST OF DISASTERS 2000-2019

Human Cost of Disasters

An Overview of the Last 20 Years 2000-2019

3 Nov 2020
The last twenty years has seen the number of major floods more than double, from 1,389 to 3,254, while the incidence of storms grew from 1,457 to 2,034. Floods and storms were the most prevalent events. The report “The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019” also records major increases in other categ...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(C)

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law (Chinese language)

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

18 Nov 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...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(A)

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law (Arabic language)

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

19 Nov 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...
WORLD CITIES REPORT 2020

World Cities Report 2020

The Value of Sustainable Urbanization

Series:
World Cities Report
31 Oct 2020
In a rapidly urbanizing and globalized world, cities have been the epicentres of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The virus has spread to virtually all parts of the world; first, among globally connected cities, then through community transmission and from the city to the countryside. This report shows th...
ICJ1160 ICJ YRBK 2017/18 #72

Yearbook of the International Court of Justice 2017-2018

27 Nov 2020
The Yearbook presents the works of the International Court of Justice between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018, as well as its organization and functioning. The publication also includes annexes describing the Court’s history and practice since 1946, as well as the Practice Directions adopted by th...
ICJ1138 ICJ YRBK 2016/17 #71

Yearbook of the International Court of Justice 2016-2017

27 Nov 2020
The Yearbook presents the works of the Court between 1 August 2016 and 31 July 2017, as well as its organization and functioning. The publication also includes annexes describing the Court’s history and practice since 1946, as well as the Practice Directions adopted by the Court.
PROD CAP INDEX-LANDLOCKED (R)

UNCTAD Productive Capacities Index (Russian language)

Focus on Landlocked Developing Countries

3 Jun 2021
The overall objective in developing the Productive Capacities Index (PCI) is to support the formulation and implementation of holistic, coherent, and evidence-based policymaking in developing countries. The PCI is designed with the aim to improve the quality of trade and development policies by p...
PROD CAP INDEX-LANDLOCKED (F)

Indice des capacités productives de la CNUCED

Coup de projecteur sur les pays en développement sans littoral

10 Aug 2021
L'objectif global de l'élaboration de l'Indice des capacités productives est de soutenir la formulation et la mise en œuvre de politiques holistiques, cohérentes et fondées sur des preuves dans les pays en développement. L'indice est conçu dans le but d'améliorer la qualité des politiques commerc...
PRODUCTIVE CAP INDEX-LANDLOCKED

UNCTAD Productive Capacities Index

Focus on Landlocked Developing Countries

10 Apr 2021
The overall objective in developing the Productive Capacities Index (PCI) is to support the formulation and implementation of holistic, coherent, and evidence-based policymaking in developing countries. The PCI is designed with the aim to improve the quality of trade and development policies by p...
UN75 FUTURE WE WANT THE UN WE NEED

UN75 - The Future We Want, the United Nations We Need

9 Nov 2020
In January 2020, the United Nations launched the global consultation to mark its 75th anniversary. Through surveys and dialogues, it asked people about their hopes and fears for the future – representing the UN’s most ambitious effort to date to understand expectations of international cooperatio...
UNCTAD’S PRODUCTIVE CAP INDEX

UNCTAD’s Productive Capacities Index

Methodological Approach and Results

9 Apr 2021
UNCTAD’s extensive work on measuring and benchmarking productive capacities globally reveals significant gaps, not only between developed and developing economies, but also within the developing countries themselves. UNCTAD’s new Productive Capacities Index (PCI) clearly demonstrates that the dif...
FAST-TRACKING IMPLEMENT ETRADE

Fast-tracking Implementation of eTrade Readiness Assessments

19 Jan 2021
E-commerce and digital economy are powerful drivers to harness the potential of information and communications technologies to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, in areas such as women economic empowerment (Goal 5.b), productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneu...
THE STATE OF SUST MARKETS 2020

The State of Sustainable Markets 2020

Statistics and Emerging Trends

Series:
The State of Sustainable Markets
14 Jun 2021
This fourth global report on The State of Sustainable Markets provides new insights into the evolution of certified agriculture and forestry and indicates significant growth in sustainability markets. It demonstrates how ITC supports “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social susta...
YRBK INTL LAW COMM 2013 V2P1 (R)

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2013, Vol. II, Part 1 (Russian language)

Series:
Yearbook of the International Law Commission (Russian)
20 Aug 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 developmen...
INVEST POLICY REV SEYCHELL

Investment Policy Review - Seychelles

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
31 Jan 2021
The Investment Policy Review (IPR) of Seychelles assesses the country’s legal, regulatory and institutional framework for investment. This includes the analysis of FDI-specific regulations (investment laws, sectoral investment regulations and international investment agreements), and also general...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - CASHEW NUTS

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Cashew Nuts

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
13 Apr 2021
Cashew nuts enjoy increasing popularity all around the globe. The top three cashew-consuming countries – India, the United States of America and Germany - lie on three different continents. Cashews accounted for 17 per cent of world tree nut production in 2019/20, making it the third most popular...
TREATY SERIES 3015

Treaty Series 3015

Series:
United Nations Treaty Series / Recueil des Traites des Nations Unies
24 Sep 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...
TREATY SERIES 3013

Treaty Series 3013

Series:
United Nations Treaty Series / Recueil des Traites des Nations Unies
24 Sep 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...