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WORLD ECON SOCIAL 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 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...
ACTION FOR DISARMAM 10 THINGS

Action for Disarmament

10 Things You Can Do!

2 Apr 2014
This illustrated, educational and thought-provoking book calls on the world's young people to actively mobilise and promote disarmament in 10 practical ways. It focuses on the risks posed by nuclear arms and small weapons. This book is a tool for young people to get involved in mobilising the pub...
WORLD WILDLIFE CRIME REPORT 2016

World Wildlife Crime Report 2016

Trafficking in Protected Species

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World Wildlife Crime Report
13 Jun 2016
The trafficking of wildlife is increasingly recognized as both a specialized area of organized crime and a significant threat to many plant and animal species. The World Wildlife Crime Report 2016 takes stock of the present wildlife crime situation with a focus on illicit trafficking of specific ...
WORLD TARIFF PROFILES 2015

World Tariff Profiles 2015

11 Apr 2016
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 161 WTO. Each country profile presents information on tariffs imposed by its economy on imports comple...
ANNUAL RPT ON EVALUATION 2015

Annual Report on Evaluation 2015

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Annual Report on Evaluation
15 Jun 2016
This report assesses the progress made by the Independent Evaluation Office of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), programme and policy units at UNDP headquarters, UNDP country offices and the evaluation units of the associated funds and programmes in fulfilling the evaluation function o...
DATA TEMPLATE & METADATA FOR SHORT

Data Template and Metadata for Short-term Statistics

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Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
22 Oct 2018
The Handbook aims to raise awareness of the importance of short-term statistics in meeting the information needs for explaining and monitoring rapid changes in economic and financial conditions. It does this by setting out the standards and recommendations for compiling short-term statistics and ...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2016

World Drug Report 2016

Series:
World Drug Report
23 Jun 2016
The World Drug Report 2016, which provides a comprehensive overview of major developments in drug markets, trafficking routes and the health impact of drug use, supports comprehensive, balanced and integrated rights-based approaches. This year’s report offers insight into the wide-ranging impact ...
UNITED NATIONS YRBK 2014 V68

Yearbook of the United Nations 2014

Series:
Yearbook of the United Nations
30 Dec 2019
With its comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and administrative and budgetary matters, the Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the authoritative reference work on the annual activities and concerns of the...
WORLD POPULAT AGEING 2015

World Population Ageing 2015

1 Nov 2017
Accurate, consistent and timely data on global trends in population age structure are critical for assessing current and future needs with respect to population ageing and for setting policy priorities to promote the well-being of the growing number and share of older persons in the population. ...
WORLD MORTALITY RPT 2015 HIGHL

World Mortality Report 2015 Highlights

1 Nov 2017
World Mortality Report 2015 Highlights 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...
NARC DRUGS EST WORLD REQ 2016

Narcotic Drugs 2015

Estimated World Requirements for 2016 - Statistics for 2014

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Narcotic Drugs / Stupéfiants / Estupefacientes
25 May 2016
This publication contains information about the licit movement of internationally controlled narcotic drugs included in the Schedules of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. This includes information on cultivation of opiate raw materials, on extraction of alkaloids from opium, poppy st...
YRBK INTL LAW COMM 2011 V1

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2011, Vol. I

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Yearbook of the International Law Commission
6 May 2019
The Yearbook contains the official records of the Commission and is an indispensable tool for the preservation of the legislative history of the documents emanating from the Commission, as well as for the teaching, study, dissemination and wider appreciation of the efforts undertaken by this body...
UNIV DECLAR HUMAN RIGHTS (M)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Multilingual Edition)

8 Dec 2016
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the first international agreement setting out freedoms, rights and entitlements for all humanity to claim. It emphasizes the inextricable relationship between fundamental freedoms and social justice, and their connection with peace and security....
WORLD POPULAT 2015 (CHART)

World Population 2015 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
31 Mar 2016
This informative wall chart provides useful statistical data on world population. The data pertain to annual growth rates, crude birth rates, crude death rates, life expectancy and infant mortality.
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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...