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ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #30 2017

UNODA Occasional Papers No.30

Perspectives on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems, November 2017

Series:
United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
8 Feb 2018
This publication considers lethal autonomous weapon systems, approaching the issue from five different perspectives. It has been published ahead of the first meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons mandated to ...
GLOBAL REPORTED ARMS TRADE

The Global Reported Arms Trade

Transparency in Armaments through the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms - A Guide to Assist National Points of Contact in Submitting Their National Reports

Series:
Disarmament Study Series
8 Feb 2018
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, the Office for Disarmament Affairs is publishing this special edition of the Disarmament Study Series. This volume contains a newly written overview of the Register for reference by governments and the in...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2017

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2017

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends
6 Feb 2018
This publication highlights major trends in the nature of humanitarian crises, their underlying causes and drivers, and the actors that participate in prevention, response and recovery. Beyond providing statistics, the report uses infographics to display trend analyses that show how the humanitar...
RPT INTL ARBITRAL AWARDS #31

Reports of International Arbitral Awards, Vol. XXXI

Series:
Reports of International Arbitral Awards / Recueil des Sentences Arbitrales
29 Jan 2018
This publication is a collection of international awards or decisions rendered between States, including cases involving espousing or respondent governments on behalf of individual claimants. The present volume reproduces the awards in two arbitration cases, namely, the Arbitration regarding the ...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2017

The State of the World's Children 2017

Children in a Digital World

Series:
State of the World's Children
19 Jan 2018
As the debate about whether the internet is safe for children rages, The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World discusses how digital access can be a game changer for children or yet another dividing line. The report represents the first comprehensive look from UNICEF at ...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2018

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
17 Jan 2018
The United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2018 and 2019. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five UN regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with cont...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2017

Information Economy Report 2017

Digitalization, Trade and Development

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
17 Jan 2018
The Information Economy Report 2017 analyzes the evolving digital economy and its implications for trade and development. While these are still early days of the digital economy, it is already clear that it will have globally transformative impacts on the way we live, work and develop our economi...
 EXPANDING PRODUCTIVE CAPACITY

Expanding Productive Capacity

Lessons Learned from Graduating Least Developed Countries

4 Jan 2018
Over the past decades, least developed countries (LDCs) have made only limited progress in dynamically transforming and diversifying their economies. Their structural challenges and weak economic and social performance are rooted in the limited development of their productive capacity. Building p...
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 3RD

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Education

4 Jan 2018
At its first session, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) requested the United Nations System to produce a report on the state of the world’s indigenous peoples (SOWIP). The first edition covered all six thematic areas of the Forum’s mandate (Economic and social devel...
TRANS CORP V24 #2 AUG 2015

Transnational Corporations, August 2015

Series:
Transnational Corporations
18 Dec 2017
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development. The articles published in this issue covers production networks in ASEAN; fore...