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WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2017

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2017

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
17 Jan 2017
This publication notes that although a modest global recovery is projected for 2017-18, the world economy has not yet emerged from the period of slow growth, characterised by weak investment, dwindling trade and flagging productivity growth. The report highlights that there is a need to redouble ...
GLOBAL RPT TRAFFICK IN PERSON 2016

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016

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Global Report on Trafficking in Persons
3 Jan 2017
The UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016 is the third of its kind mandated by the United Nations General Assembly. In July 2010, the UNGA adopted the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. The Report covers and provides an overview of patterns and flows of trafficki...
FINANCE FOR CITY LEADERS HNDBK

Finance for City Leaders Handbook

14 Dec 2016
Cities are a driving force of the 21st century. Through bringing large numbers of people into close proximity, they spark economic growth, foster innovation, and generate prosperity. But they face the pressing challenges of creating a livable environment for their residents, enabling economic act...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2016

State of World Population 2016

How Our Future Depends on a Girl at this Decisive Age

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State of World Population
2 Nov 2016
In 15 years, the lifespan of the 2030 Agenda, the 10-year-old girl will be 25. Will she still be left behind? Or will she be enjoying her human rights and well-being, and exploring the many avenues open to her, knowing that, when her own daughter turns 10, she will experience more of the same? On...
UPROOTED

Uprooted

The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children

14 Oct 2016
The growing crisis of refugee and migrant children' presents, for the first time, comprehensive, global data about refugee and migrant children - where they were born, where they move and some of the dangers they face along the way. The report sheds light on the truly global nature of childhood m...
WORLD ECON SOC SURV 2016

World Economic and Social Survey 2016

Climate Change Resilience - An Opportunity for Reducing Inequalities

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
3 Oct 2016
This edition of the World Economic and Social Survey contributes to the debate on the implementation challenges of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In addressing the specific challenge of building resilience to climate change, the Survey focuses attention on the population groups and ...
WORLD

The World's Cities in 2016

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Population Studies
16 Sep 2016
In 2016, an estimated 54.5 per cent of the world’s population lived in urban settlements. By 2030, urban areas are projected to house 60 per cent of people globally and one in every three people will live in cities with at least half a million inhabitants. Understanding the key trends in urbaniza...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2016

World Statistics Pocketbook, 2016 Edition

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World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
26 Jul 2016
This edition of the World Statistics Pocketbook is the fortieth in a series of annual compilations of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Over 50 indicators have been collected from more than 20 internatio...