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FAM PLANNING 2030 AGENDA SUST DEV

Family Planning and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Data Booklet)

20 Sep 2019
This booklet is based on the Estimates and Projections of Family Planning Indicators 2019, which includes estimates at the global, regional and country level of contraceptive prevalence, unmet need for family planning and SDG indicator 3.7.1 “Proportion of women who have their need for family pla...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUTRIT 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
19 Jul 2019
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World gives updates on the prevalence of undernourishment globally and the absolute number of undernourished, as well as the latest estimates for a number of global nutrition targets. This latest edition looks at the role of economic slowdowns and d...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
WORLD URBANIZATION PROSPECTS 2018

World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision

13 Sep 2019
The report presents findings from the 2018 revision of World Urbanization Prospects, which contains the latest estimates of the urban and rural populations or areas from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2050, as well as estimates of population size from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2030 for all...
WORLD URBANIZATION PROSP 2018 HIGH

World Urbanization Prospects 2018: Highlights

22 Aug 2019
This report presents the highlights of the 2018 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, which contains the latest estimates of the urban and rural populations or areas from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2050, as well as estimates of population size from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2030 fo...
KEEPING PROMISE ENDING VIOLENCE AG

Keeping the Promise

Ending Violence Against Children by 2030

6 Sep 2019
This report gathers expert analysis from a broad cross-section of stakeholders who are committed to bringing this unacceptable situation to an end. It draws out common findings and perspectives that demonstrate increasing cohesion in the action taken across regions to end violence against childre...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #98

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.98

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Law of the Sea Bulletin
9 Aug 2019
Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agre...
SOCIAL PROGRAMMES POVERTY ERADICAT

Social Programmes, Poverty Eradication and Labour Inclusion

Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
2 Jul 2019
Diverse social programmes—including conditional cash transfer programmes, labour and production inclusion programmes and social pensions—are being implemented in Latin American and Caribbean countries with the aim of ending poverty and reducing inequalities throughout the life cycle. This book of...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2019

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2019

Big Money for Small Business - Financing the Sustainable Development Goals

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
2 Jul 2019
Increasing annual investments in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries by $1 trilling would yield disproportionate dividends in terms of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while also delivering healthy returns for investors. Yet, less than 1% o...
UN MANUAL NEGO BILATERAL TAX 2019

United Nations Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries 2019

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Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries
28 Jun 2019
This manual provides insights to all aspects of tax treaty negotiation, including a brief description of the Articles of the United Nations Model Double Taxation Convention between Developed and Developing Countries. It is intended mainly for negotiators with little or no experience in the negoti...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2019

World Statistics Pocketbook 2019

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World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
27 Aug 2019
Over 50 indicators have been collected from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for 30 world geographical regions and 232 countries or areas. The Pocketbook is organized into five sections; general information, economic indicators, major trading p...
WORLD POP PROSPECTS 2019 DATA BKLT

World Population Prospects 2019: Data Booklet

21 Jun 2019
This publication presents key population indicators at the global and regional levels and highlights current and future patterns and trends of fertility, mortality and international migration. Data presented in this booklet are based on the 2019 Revision of the World Population Prospects, the lat...
WORLD POP PROSPECTS 2019 HIGHLIGHT

World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights

20 Jun 2019
The United Nations population estimates and projections form a comprehensive set of demographic data to assess population trends at the global, regional and national levels. They are used in the calculation of many of the key development indicators commonly used by the United Nations system, incl...
COMMODITY DEPENDENCE A TWENTY YR

Commodity Dependence

A Twenty-year Perspective

6 Sep 2019
A country is considered to be dependent on commodity exports when commodities constitute the predominant share of its exports. The combination of a high concentration of exports and the large share of commodities in those exports has important implications for development. In particular, export...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019

Digital Economy Report 2019

Value Creation and Capture - Implications for Developing Countries

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Digital Economy Report
10 Sep 2019
The Digital Economy Report 2019 on “Value creation and capture: Implications for developing countries” takes stock of recent trends in the global digital landscape and discusses the development and policy implications of data and digital platforms. A key feature of the evolving digital economy is...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2019

Commodities and Development Report 2019

Commodity Dependence, Climate Change and the Paris Agreement

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Commodities and Development Report
20 Sep 2019
This report explores key aspects of the two-way relationship between commodities and climate change, discusses the concept of natural resource conversion and explores its application to renewable and non-renewable resources. In addition, it analyses the challenges and opportunities posed by clima...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (R)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Russian language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Russian)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (C)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Chinese language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Chinese)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (A)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Arabic language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Arabic)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
WORLD DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS 2018

World Demographic Trends 2018

11 Jul 2019
The present report, prepared in accordance with resolution 1996/2 of the ECOSOC, provides an overview of demographic trends for the world, its geographic regions and selected countries, and for various development and income groups. It focuses on major demographic changes during recent decades, a...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2019

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019

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Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
11 Jul 2019
This report is the product of the contributions of nations, public and private risk-related science and research experts, amongst others. It contributes to achieving the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through monitoring risk patterns a...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2019 SET 5 BKLTS

World Drug Report 2019 (Set of 5 Booklets)

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World Drug Report
7 Aug 2019
The 2019 World Drug Report includes an updated overview of recent trends on production, trafficking and consumption of key illicit drugs worldwide. This report contains a global overview of the baseline data and estimates on drug demand and supply and provides the reference point for information ...
FORUM CRIME SOCIETY V9 2018

Forum on Crime and Society Vol. 9, Numbers 1 and 2, 2018

Special Issue - Wildlife Crime

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Forum on Crime and Society
20 Sep 2019
This issue of the Forum focuses on wildlife crime. It contains articles by a range of researchers and academics with experience in the subject. Forum on Crime and Society presents policy-oriented articles on issues related to crime prevention and criminal justice, focusing on trends and practices...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (R)

State of World Population 2019 (Russian language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Russian language)
1 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (A)

State of World Population 2019 (Arabic language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
9 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
CROSSING BOUNDARIES: LEGAL POL

Crossing Boundaries

Legal and Policy Arrangements for Cross-border Pastoralism

6 May 2019
This report examines how pastoral mobility has been impacted by the creation of unnatural boundaries within landscapes and how societies cope with these constraints through legal or informal arrangements. There are many examples from around the world of efforts to facilitate transboundary movemen...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2019

World Investment Report 2019

Special Economic Zones

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
19 Jul 2019
This report focuses on special economic zones (SEZs) which are widely used across most developing and many developed economies. It explores the place of SEZs in today’s global investment landscape and provides guidance for policymakers on how to make SEZs work for sustainable development. It pres...
GLOBAL RINDERPEST ACTION PLAN

Global Rinderpest Action Plan

Post-eradication

4 Apr 2019
The Global Rinderpest Action Plan aims to ensure continued global freedom from rinderpest by outlining the actions necessary to prepare for, respond to and recover from a rinderpest outbreak. FAO and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) declared in 2011 the global eradication of rinderp...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2019

World Public Sector Report 2019

Sustainable Development Goal 16: Focus on Public Institutions

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World Public Sector Report
19 Jul 2019
This report looks at national-level developments in relation to several concepts highlighted in the targets of Goal 16, which are viewed as institutional principles: access to information, transparency, accountability, anti-corruption, inclusiveness of decision-making processes, and non-discrimin...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2015 (A)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 (Arabic language)

Transforming Governance

4 Nov 2015
In most societies, millions of people make significant contributions to economic and social development through voluntary action. This report supports a better understanding of volunteerism by exhibiting its universality, scope and reach, and by highlighting new trends in the 21st century. It exa...