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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 ...
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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...
WORLD CITIES REPORT 2016

World Cities Report 2016

Urbanization and Development - Emerging Futures

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World Cities Report
26 Jul 2016
The analysis of urban development of the past twenty years presented in this maiden edition of the World Cities Report shows, with compelling evidence, that there are new forms of collaboration and cooperation, planning, governance, finance and learning that can sustain positive change. The Repor...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2016

The State of the World's Children 2016

A Fair Chance for Every Child

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State of the World's Children
28 Jun 2016
The State of the World’s Children 2016, a UNICEF flagship report, argues that progress for the most disadvantaged children and families is the defining condition for delivering on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Millions of children’s lives around the world are blighted for no reason othe...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2016

World Drug Report 2016

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World Drug Report
23 Jun 2016
The World Drug Report provides a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the world's illicit drug markets. Chapter one of the World Drug Report 2016 provides a global overview of the latest statistics, trends and developments with respect to opiates, cocaine, cannabis and synthetic drugs...