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TRADE LIBERALISATION AND THE ENVIR

Trade Liberalisation and the Environment

Lessons Learned from Bangladesh, Chile, India, Philippines, Romania and Uganda - A Synthesis Report

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
24 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
FAMILIES & THE WORLD OF WORK

Families and the World of Work

Four Country Profiles of Family-sensitive Policies

9 Feb 2001
Families and the World of Work presents case studies that show how the goal of fostering a comprehensive approach to family and work policies can be enhanced. It offers policy makers an opportunity to learn from the activities and initiatives in Argentina, Egypt, India and the Netherlands. The va...
GLOBAL PRODUCT CHAINS: NORTHERN CO

Global Product Chains

Northern Consumers, Southern Producers, and Sustainability

Series:
Environment and Trade
18 Aug 2000
Growing international trade has made the economies of nations inter-dependent and this has had, among other things, implications for environmental policy. Global Product Chains is a helpful instrument for policy makers to better understand the environmentally relevant actors in the economy and ho...
COMPET CHALLENGE TRANS CORP & INDU

Competitiveness Challenge, The

Transnational Corporations and Industrial Restructuring in Developing Countries

15 Dec 2000
Rapid technical progress is driving sweeping changes in the global economy. This publication makes a contribution to the debate o how developing countries are facing the competitiveness challenge and coping with globalization. It traces the role that foreign direct investment (FDI) has played in ...
ANN BULL STEEL STAT N AMER 1996/99

Annual Bulletin of Steel Statistics for Europe, America and Asia 1996-1999

9 Feb 2001
This Bulletin provides basic data on the development of steel production and trade, consumption and trade of raw materials, movements of scrap, consumption of energy in the steel industry and steel deliveries to consuming industries in European countries, Canada, the United States and Japan.
STEEL MARKET 1999 & PROSPECTS 2000

Steel Market in 1999 and Prospects for 2000, The

26 Jan 2001
This annual analyzes international development in the steel market, provides statistical information at the government level and reports on trends and their outlook on a country by country basis. Coverage includes Japan, the United States and other industrialized countries.
FOREST TRANSITIONS AND CARBON FLUX

Forest Transitions and Carbon Fluxes

Global Scenarios and Policies

Series:
World Development Studies
13 Oct 2000
This publication discusses the scenarios and policies on how the deforestation of natural forests and the expansion of forest plantations influence the global carbon cycle through emissions and sequestration and on consequence how forestry operations impact on the climate, and vice versa. It incl...
GOVERN MIDDLE EAST NORTH AFRIC

Governance in the Middle East, North Africa and Western Balkans

Challenges and Priorities in Reforming Public Administration in the Mediterranean Region

29 Jul 2008
The publication provides an overview of governance and public administration in selected countries. It identifies, assesses and analyses relevant needs and challenges as well as priorities for change and innovation in government at the local, national and regional levels. This book is the result ...
INTL WATER SECURITY DOMESTIC

International Water Security

Domestic Threats and Opportunities

13 May 2008
Water is essential for all aspects of life. Managing water is a challenging task, particularly in shared water basins that host more than half of the world’s population. This book explores threats and opportunities through the presentation of case studies that analyze the multi-faceted and dynami...
TRADE & DEV ASPECTS INSURANCE

Trade and Development Aspects of Insurance Services and Regulatory Frameworks

13 Mar 2008
The publication contains papers, presentations and submissions delivered at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) ad hoc expert meeting focused on the experiences of the insurance sector in India, China, Africa and Guatemala to identify to widest extent possible the prob...