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TRANS CORP V26 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.3

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Transnational Corporations
21 Jan 2020
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax.
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #33

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 33

United Nations Efforts to Reduce Military Expenditures - A Historical Overview

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
4 Dec 2019
This publication provides a historic overview of the efforts within the United Nations to reduce military spending. It examines how the discussions on reducing military budgets have evolved in disarmament forums over the last decades. This includes early efforts to pursue the reduction of militar...
FROM FOME ZERO TO ZERO HUNGER

From Fome Zero to Zero Hunger

A Global Perspective

31 Oct 2019
This publication discusses the international Zero Hunger agenda in light of the achievements of the Fome Zero programme in Brazil. It revisits successful initiatives and discusses current actions, while also critically assessing new and growing challenges to the global food security agenda: obesi...
DUE DILIGENCE TENURE & AGRICULTURA

Due Diligence, Tenure and Agricultural Investment

A Guide to the Dual Responsibilities of Private Sector Lawyers Advising on the Acquisition of Land and Natural Resources - Second edition

31 Oct 2019
This guide examines the responsibilities of private sector lawyers in avoiding, addressing, preventing and mitigating adverse human rights impacts on tenure right holders when advising on agricultural investments. These responsibilities arise under international standards for the protection of le...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2019

The State of Food and Agriculture 2019

Moving Forward on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

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The State of Food and Agriculture
14 Oct 2019
This year's edition provides new estimates of the percentage of the world's food lost from production up to the retail level. It suggests that identifying and understanding critical loss points in specific supply chains – where considerable potential exists for reducing food losses – is crucial t...
RECURSOS NATURALES MEDIO AMBIENTE

Recursos naturales, medio ambiente y sostenibilidad

70 años de pensamiento de la CEPAL

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
14 Oct 2019
La producción intelectual de la CEPAL en sus 70 años de existencia ha sido vasta en distintos ámbitos del desarrollo. En este libro se analizan y contextualizan los principales hitos e ideas del pensamiento económico de la CEPAL sobre recursos naturales, medio ambiente y sostenibilidad, organizad...
STAT YRBK 2019 62ND ISS

Statistical Yearbook 2019, Sixty-second Issue

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United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
27 Dec 2019
This publication is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, compiled from sources including UN agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. This edition contains data availab...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2020

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
16 Jan 2020
This is the United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2020 and 2021. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five United Nations regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Dev...
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2020

Industrial Development Report 2020

Industrializing in the Digital Age

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Industrial Development Report
16 Dec 2019
The emergence and diffusion of advanced digital production (ADP) technologies clustered around the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is radically altering the nature of manufacturing production, increasingly blurring the boundaries between physical and digital production systems. The significant...
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOP OUTLOOK 2019

Sustainable Development Outlook 2019

Gathering Storms and Silver Linings

31 Oct 2019
There has been some significant progress made towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since their adoption in 2015. Notwithstanding this progress, gathering storms of weakening global economic growth, rising income inequality, unabated global warming and climate change, and esc...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2019

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019

Leaving No One Behind

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
11 Oct 2019
The 2019 Report seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, how improvements in water resources management and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to overcoming poverty and addressing various other social and economic inequities. In...
GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2019

Global Sustainable Development Report 2019

The Future is Now - Science for Achieving Sustainable Development

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Global Sustainable Development Report
11 Oct 2019
The Report uses the latest scientific assessments, evidence bases about good practices, and scenarios that link future trajectories to current actions to identify calls to action by a range of stakeholders that can accelerate progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Those act...
FROM EUROPE TO THE WORLD

From Europe to the World

Understanding Challenges for European Businesswomen

23 Oct 2019
Getting more women to trade beyond the European Union will require policies that go beyond trade. Policies are needed to get women to set up and grow their businesses in high-growth potential industries, enter export markets, and enjoy equal rights and opportunities in the labour market. Trade po...
GUIDELINES MANAGEMENT & OWNERSHIP

Guidelines on the Management and Ownership of Condominium Housing

16 Dec 2019
Effective and efficient housing management is important to support the implementation of key UN agreements, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the New Urban Agenda and the Geneva UN Charter on Sustainable Housing. Efficient housing management results in economic benefits and d...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #108

Notas de Población Año XLVI No.108 Enero-Junio de 2019

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Notas de Población
3 Oct 2019
El número 108 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...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 2019

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

The New Global Financial Context - Effects and Transmission Mechanisms in the Region

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Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
4 Oct 2019
This publication outlines the region’s economic performance in 2018 and analyses trends in the early months of 2019, as well as the outlook for the rest of the year. It examines the external and domestic factors that have influenced the region’s economic performance, analyses the characteristics ...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #1 2019

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2019, Issue No. 1

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
27 Dec 2019
This publication aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It builds on the success of two earlier journals - the Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ), which has be...
LA BONANZA DE LOS RECURSOS NATURAL

La bonanza de los recursos naturales para el desarrollo

Dilemas de gobernanza

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
2 Oct 2019
El escenario principal de los análisis que se presentan en este libro es el contexto regional que tuvo lugar desde inicios de siglo, cuando comenzó un ciclo de bonanza de precios y rentas provenientes de los recursos naturales, hasta su final, unos pocos años atrás. Se trató de una bonanza que, c...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #128 08/2019

Revista de la CEPAL No.128, Agosto 2019

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Revista de la CEPAL
8 Nov 2019
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 #127 04/2019

CEPAL Review No.127, April 2019

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CEPAL Review
12 Nov 2019
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...
FUTURE OF ASIAN & PACIFIC CITIES

The Future of Asian & Pacific Cities

Transformative Pathways Towards Sustainable Urban Development

16 Dec 2019
This report is an important resource to explore critical and emerging policy opportunities to realize urban sustainability for the Asian and Pacific region. It informs policies and actions from a sustainable development perspective, putting cities at the centre of development policy debates. It i...
SAVING LIVELIHOODS SAVE LIVES 2018

Saving Livelihoods Saves Lives 2018

10 Sep 2019
This publication highlights some of FAO’s achievements over the past year and identifies pathways to build resilient agriculture-based livelihoods and food systems. The report stresses that humanitarian assistance alone is not enough to win the battle against acute hunger. In 2018, FAO’s work ran...
DISASTER RISK REDUCTION FARM LEVEL

Disaster Risk Reduction at Farm Level

Multiple Benefits, No Regrets - Results From Cost–benefit Analyses Conducted in a Multi-country Study, 2016–2018

10 Sep 2019
This report presents the findings of a multi-year FAO study undertaken on over 900 farms in ten different countries that measured, using field data, benefits gained through the use of innovative farming practices designed to boost the resilience of farmers facing natural disasters. It makes the c...
AGRIPRENEURSHIP ACROSS AFRICA

Agripreneurship across Africa

Stories of Inspiration

10 Sep 2019
This publication aims to inspire budding entrepreneurs in Africa to consider business opportunities in agriculture and agro-industry. Through success stories reflecting real-life agribusiness development experiences, which are organized into four themes (scale, women, youth, and challenging envir...
NATL ACCT STATS 2018 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2018 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
14 Nov 2019
This publication, the 60th issue of National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, contains detailed official national accounts data for over 200 countries or areas of the World for the years 2007 to 2018. It is a valuable source of information on the state and structure of ec...
INVEST FREE UNIVERSAL CHILDCARE

Investing in Free Universal Childcare in South Africa, Turkey and Uruguay

A Comparative Analysis of Costs, Short-term Employment Effects and Fiscal Revenue

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UN Women Discussion Papers
30 Aug 2019
This discussion paper makes the case for investing in free universal childcare services of high quality in order to reduce gender inequality in earnings and employment. It estimates the employment-generating and fiscal effects of investing in free universal childcare in three middle income countr...
GUIDELINES PRODUCING LEADING COMP

Guidelines on Producing Leading, Composite and Sentiment Indicators

16 Dec 2019
Leading, composite and sentiment indicators offer a powerful way of communication of statistical information and reaching out to users of statistics. The indicators can provide relevant and timely information on aspects of the economy and the social society that are not covered by other statistic...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2018/19

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2018-2019

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
12 Dec 2019
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2018-2019 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end-user: from roundwood and primary processed products t...
MANUAL OF TESTS & CRITERIA #7

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Seventh Revised Edition

7th Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
12 Dec 2019
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...
MANUEL D

Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Septième édition révisée

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
12 Dec 2019
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...