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Economic and Social Development

CLIMATE EMERGENCY LATIN AMERICA

The Climate Emergency in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Path Ahead – Resignation or Action?

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
4 Sep 2020
This book presents the results of more than a decade of work carried out by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the economics of climate change. It analyses the conclusive global data and the impact of climate change in the region, examining sectors such as agri...
MINERAL RESOURCE GOVERNANCE 21ST C

Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century

Gearing Extractive Industries Towards Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2020
The mining sector, if carefully managed, presents enormous opportunities for advancing sustainable development particularly in low-income countries, the International Resource Panel says in its latest report
BEN-CST ANAL APP UN VEH REG RD SAF

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Applying UN Vehicle Regulations for Road Safety

WP.29, "How it works and how to join it"

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...
MANUEL D

Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Huit édition révisée

8e édition révisée

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
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 OF TESTS & CRITERIA #8

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Eighth Revised Edition

8th Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
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...
DEVELOPMENT POLICY & MULTILATERALI

Development Policy and Multilateralism after COVID-19

Committee for Development Policy (CDP) - Policy Note

29 Jul 2020
This Policy Note assembles analysis on different angles of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and the challenges and opportunities it presents for development policy and multilateralism. It addresses, among other issues: new ways of designing the relationship between governments and private actors...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2020

United Nations E-Government Survey 2020

Digital Government in the Decade of Action for Sustainable Development (With addendum on COVID-19 Response)

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United Nations E-Government Survey
24 Jul 2020
The Survey assesses global and regional e-government development through a comparative rating of national government portals relative to one another. It is designed to provide a snapshot of country trends and relative rankings of e-government development in the implementation of the Sustainable D...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2020

World Investment Report 2020

International Production Beyond the Pandemic

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 2020
This report looks at the prospects for foreign direct investment and international production during and beyond the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. It not only projects the immediate impact of the crisis on investment flows, but also assesses how it could affect a long-term structural transforma...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2020

State of World Population 2020

Against My Will - Defying the Practices that Harm Women and Girls and Undermine Equality

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State of World Population
4 Aug 2020
This publication documents the origins, drivers and prevalence of harmful practices within and across developing and developed countries as well as in humanitarian settings. It also highlights their impact on girls’ and women’s health, well-being and rights throughout their lives, the impact on d...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #130 04/2020

Revista de la CEPAL No. 130, Abril 2020

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Revista de la CEPAL
22 May 2020
La Revista CEPAL se fundó en 1976 y es una publicación cuatrimestral de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, de las Naciones Unidas, con sede en Santiago de Chile. El objetico de la Revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, con ...
CEPAL REVIEW #129 12/2019

CEPAL Review No.129, December 2019

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CEPAL Review
22 May 2020
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 2019

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

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Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
13 May 2020
The Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean of ECLAC presents a set of basic statistics on the economic, sociodemographic and environmental situation of the region during a specific time period. This edition contains a selection of summary tables and graphics providing statistica...
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...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #109

Notas de Población Año XLVI No.109 Julio-Diciembre de 2019

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Notas de Población
16 Apr 2020
El número 109 de Notas de Población, publicación bianual del Centro Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Demografía (CELADE)-División de Población de la CEPAL, cuyo propósito principal es la difusión de investigaciones y estudios de población sobre América Latina y el Caribe, ofrece al lector diez artíc...
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...
BALANCE PRELIMINAR ECON LATIN 2019

Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe 2019

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Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe
10 Apr 2020
El Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe, uno de los informes anuales más importantes de la CEPAL, analiza en su edición 2018 el desempeño económico de la región durante el año, el contexto internacional, las políticas macroeconómicas que los países han implementado y ...
PANORAMA SOCIAL AMERICA LATIN 2019

Panorama Social de América Latina 2019

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Panorama Social de América Latina
16 Apr 2020
El Panorama Social 2019 analiza temas cruciales para entender y actuar ante los desafíos estructurales que enfrentan los países de América Latina y el Caribe en la actual coyuntura económica y social, especialmente en el marco de las transformaciones en curso en los mercados de trabajo. Incluye n...
WORLD YOUTH REPORT 2030 AGENDA

World Youth Report

Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda

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World Youth Report
12 Aug 2020
This report highlights how youth social entrepreneurship can support young people's employment and development while helping to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs. It presents social entrepreneurship and anchors it in the context of the 2030 Agenda. It examines how social entrepreneurship ...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2020

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2020

Water and Climate Change

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
26 Mar 2020
This publication illustrates the critical linkages between water and climate change in the context of the broader sustainable development agenda. Supported by examples from across the world, it describes both the challenges and opportunities created by climate change, and provides potential respo...
CEPAL REVIEW #128 08/2019

CEPAL Review No.128, August 2019

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CEPAL Review
3 Apr 2020
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
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...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V74 #7 JULY 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, July 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
4 Sep 2020
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 V74 #6 JUN 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, June 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
29 Jul 2020
Each issue 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 illustrating important economic trends and developmen...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V74 #5 MAY 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, May 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
12 Jul 2020
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 V74 #4 APR 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, April 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
1 Jun 2020
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 V74 #3 MAR 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, March 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
7 May 2020
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 V74 #2 FEB 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, February 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
3 Apr 2020
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...