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WORLD MORTALITY RPT 2015

World Mortality Report 2015

1 Nov 2017
World Mortality Report 2015 is a publication that provides an overview of the estimated and projected trends in mortality at the world level, for development groups and major areas; the analysis also focuses on country and regional data for selected mortality indicators. In addition to examining ...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2015

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2015

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends
2 Feb 2016
This publication highlights major trends in the nature of humanitarian crises, their causes and drivers, and participation in crisis prevention, response and recovery. Beyond providing statistics, the trend analysis shows how the humanitarian landscape is evolving and how the humanitarian system ...
FROM NICHE TO MAINSTREAM

From Niche to Mainstream

Halal Goes Global

18 Dec 2015
This ITC publication provides a detailed overview of the global halal food and beverage market, including up-to-date trade figures and an informed perspective of the market landscape and its dynamics. It provides an excellent introduction to anyone encountering the halal market for the first time...
ETAT POPULATION MONDIALE 2015

État de la population mondiale 2015

À l’abri dans la tuormente - un programme porteur de changements pour les femmes et les filles d’un monde en crise

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État de la population mondiale
31 Dec 2015
Les catastrophes naturelles et les conflits mettent en péril la santé de millions de femmes et d'adolescentes chaque année. Bien que des progrès remarquables ont été accomplis au cours de la dernière décennie, protéger la santé et les droits des femmes et des adolescentes dans les situations de c...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2015

State of World Population 2015

Shelter from the Storm - A transformative Agenda for Women and Girls in a Crisis-prone World

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State of World Population
18 Dec 2015
Natural disasters and conflicts jeopardize the health of millions of women and adolescent girls every year. While remarkable progress has been achieved during the past decade protecting the health and rights of women and adolescent girls in humanitarian settings, the growth in need has outstrippe...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2016

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
11 Jan 2016
The World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) is the definitive report of the United Nations on the state of the world economy. One of the most highly anticipated economic reports from the United Nations, it is jointly produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nat...
HUMAN DEV RPT 1993

Human Development Report 1993

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Human Development Report
31 Dec 1993
The challenge for development is to identify the best route to unleash people’s entrepreneurial spirit – to take risks, to compete, to innovate, to determine the direction and pace of development. Every institution – and every policy action – should be judged by one critical test: how does it mee...
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 2ND

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples' Access to Health Services

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State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
7 Mar 2016
This publication sets out to examine the major challenges for indigenous peoples to obtain adequate access to and utilization of quality health care services. It provides an important background to many of the health issues that indigenous peoples are currently facing. Improving indigenous people...
ETAT DE MIGRAT DANS LE MONDE 2015

Etat de la migration dans le monde 2015

Les migrants et les villes - de nouveaux partenariats pour gérer la mobilité

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Etat de la migration dans le monde
29 Feb 2016
Le Rapport Etat de la migration dans le monde 2015 – Les migrants et les villes : de nouveaux partenariats pour gérer la mobilité, le huitième du genre, étudie comment la migration et les migrants façonnent les villes et comment la vie des migrants est, à son tour, façonnée par les villes et leur...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2015/16

Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016

Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

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Progress of the World’s Women
9 Jul 2015
This UN Women’s flagship report shows that, all too often, women’s economic and social rights are held back, because they are forced to fit into a ‘man’s world’. But, it is possible to move beyond the status quo, to picture a world where economies are built with women’s rights at their heart. It ...
DESIGUALDAD INFORMALIDAD ANALISIS

Desigualdad e informalidad - Un análisis de cinco experiencias latinoamericanas

Un análisis de cinco experiencias latinoamericanas

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
14 Dec 2015
En el presente documento se reflexiona sobre el papel que ha desempeñado el mercado laboral en la disminución de la desigualdad en América Latina durante la primera década del siglo XXI, poniendo el foco en el vínculo entre el notorio proceso de reducción de la informalidad del empleo y la caída ...
WORLD FERTILITY RPT 2013

World Fertility Report 2013

Fertility at the Extremes

11 Sep 2015
This report focuses on trends in fertility over the past 20 years and key factors underlying these trends for countries at the extremes of fertility: 66 countries with more than 3.2 children per woman in 2005-2010 and 70 countries with 2.0 children per woman or less in 2005-2010. The data present...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2015

World Drug Report 2015

Series:
World Drug Report
10 Sep 2015
The World Drug Report provides an annual overview of recent developments for various drug categories. Chapter one of the World Drug Report 2015 provides a global overview of the latest developments with respect to opiates, cocaine, cannabis and synthetic drugs, ranging from production to traffick...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2015

World Investment Report 2015

Reforming International Investment Governance

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Nov 2015
The World Investment Report series provides the latest data and analysis foreign direct investment (FDI) and other activities of transnational corporations, as well as the policies to regulate them at the national and international levels. It aims to analyse the cross-border activities of transla...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBOOK 2015

World Statistics Pocketbook 2015 Edition

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World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
20 Nov 2015
This edition of the World Statistics Pocketbook is the thirty-third 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 intern...
WORLDS WOMEN 2015 TRENDS

The World's Women 2015

Trends and Statistics

14 Oct 2015
This publication presents statistics and analysis on the status of women and men in the world, highlighting the current situation and changes over time. It is the sixth in a series published since the World Conference on Women in 1995. It emphasizes that progress towards the goal of gender equali...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2014/2015

World Economic and Social Survey 2014/2015

Learning from National Policies Supporting MDG Implementation

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
22 Feb 2016
The year 2015 was one of global action concerning the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and other challenges. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development along with a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will apply universally to all countries. As the MDG experience shows, setting am...
FAMILY PARENTING SUPPORT POLICY

Family and Parenting Support

Policy and Provision in a Global Context

Series:
Insight Innocenti
18 Jun 2015
In keeping with the spirit of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, family and parenting support is increasingly recognized as an important part of national social policies and social investment packages aimed at reducing poverty, decreasing inequality and promoting positive parental and chi...
AFRICAN CARIBB & PACIFIC TRADE

African, Caribbean and Pacific Trade

Prospects for Stronger Performance and Cooperation

31 Mar 2015
The paper analyses the export structure of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) countries by region covering both products and services trade, with a focus on the structure of the exporting sector by company sizes; assesses product and market diversification, and the development of transform...
WORLD TARIFF PROFILES 2014

World Tariff Profiles 2014

31 Mar 2015
World Tariff Profiles is a co-publication of the WTO, ITC and UNCTAD covering market access for goods. This publication contains a comprehensive compilation of the tariffs imposed by each of the 160 WTO members plus a number of other countries and customs territories. Each country profile presen...
WORLD SURVEY ROLE WOMEN 2014

World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2014

Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

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World Survey of the Role of Women in Development
3 Apr 2015
Ensuring women’s economic empowerment and access to and control over resources requires an integrated approach to growth and development, focused on gender-responsive employment promotion and informed by the interdependency between economic and social development. Social objectives need to be inc...
COMPEND RECOM ON POP & DEV V2

Compendium of Recommendations on Population and Development

Regional Conferences on Population and Development Held in Preparation for the Review of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development beyond 2014 (Volume II)

27 Oct 2014
The Compendium of Recommendations on Population and Development: Regional Conferences on Population and Development Held in Preparation for the Review of the ICPD Programme of Action beyond 2014 (Volume II) provides recommendations emanating from recent outcome documents of five regional conferen...
ABORTION POLICIES REPRO HEALTH

Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health Around the World

Series:
Population Studies
18 Dec 2014
The report on Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health Around the World provides up-to-date information on Government policies on abortion and related reproductive health issues for all 193 Member States, 2 Observer States and 2 non-member States of the United Nations. The report provides change...
WORLD URBANIZATION PROSP 2014 HIGH

World Urbanization Prospects

The 2014 Revision - Highlights

8 Aug 2014
This report presents the highlights of the 2014 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, which contains the latest estimates of the urban and rural populations of 233 countries or areas from 1950 to 2014 and projections to 2050, as well as estimates of population size from 1950 to 2014 and proje...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2014

World Drug Report 2014

Series:
World Drug Report
1 Aug 2014
The World Drug Report provides an annual overview of the major developments in drug markets for the various drug categories, ranging from production to trafficking, including development of new routes and modalities, as well as consumption. Chapter 1 of the World Drug Report 2014 provides a globa...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2014

World Investment Report 2014

Investing in the SDGs - An Action Plan

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
15 Oct 2014
The World Investment Report series provides the latest data and analysis foreign direct investment (FDI) and other activities of transnational corporations, as well as the policies to regulate them at the national and international levels. The 2014 edition of the report traces the key development...
WORLD POPULAT AGEING 2013

World Population Ageing 2013

Series:
Population Studies
16 May 2014
World Population Ageing 2013 provides a description of global trends in population ageing and includes a series of indicators of the ageing process by development regions, major areas, regions and countries. It considers the process of population ageing for the world as a whole, for more and less...
INTL RECOM ENERGY STATISTICS

International Recommendations for Energy Statistics

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
26 Oct 2018
The International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES) were  developed to assist countries in the establishment and strengthening of their energy statistical programmes. They provide data compilers with a complete set of recommendations covering all aspects of the statistical production p...