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OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(A)

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law (Arabic language)

Part Four - Directors' Obligations in the Period Approaching Insolvency (Including in Enterprise Groups)

19 Nov 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...
WORLD CITIES REPORT 2020

World Cities Report 2020

The Value of Sustainable Urbanization

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World Cities Report
31 Oct 2020
In a rapidly urbanizing and globalized world, cities have been the epicentres of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The virus has spread to virtually all parts of the world; first, among globally connected cities, then through community transmission and from the city to the countryside. This report shows th...
ICJ1160 ICJ YRBK 2017/18 #72

Yearbook of the International Court of Justice 2017-2018

27 Nov 2020
The Yearbook presents the works of the International Court of Justice between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018, as well as its organization and functioning. The publication also includes annexes describing the Court’s history and practice since 1946, as well as the Practice Directions adopted by th...
ICJ1138 ICJ YRBK 2016/17 #71

Yearbook of the International Court of Justice 2016-2017

27 Nov 2020
The Yearbook presents the works of the Court between 1 August 2016 and 31 July 2017, as well as its organization and functioning. The publication also includes annexes describing the Court’s history and practice since 1946, as well as the Practice Directions adopted by the Court.
UN75 FUTURE WE WANT THE UN WE NEED

UN75 - The Future We Want, the United Nations We Need

9 Nov 2020
In January 2020, the United Nations launched the global consultation to mark its 75th anniversary. Through surveys and dialogues, it asked people about their hopes and fears for the future – representing the UN’s most ambitious effort to date to understand expectations of international cooperatio...
UNCTAD’S PRODUCTIVE CAP INDEX

UNCTAD’s Productive Capacities Index

Methodological Approach and Results

9 Apr 2021
UNCTAD’s extensive work on measuring and benchmarking productive capacities globally reveals significant gaps, not only between developed and developing economies, but also within the developing countries themselves. UNCTAD’s new Productive Capacities Index (PCI) clearly demonstrates that the dif...
FAST-TRACKING IMPLEMENT ETRADE

Fast-tracking Implementation of eTrade Readiness Assessments

19 Jan 2021
E-commerce and digital economy are powerful drivers to harness the potential of information and communications technologies to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, in areas such as women economic empowerment (Goal 5.b), productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneu...
THE STATE OF SUST MARKETS 2020

The State of Sustainable Markets 2020

Statistics and Emerging Trends

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The State of Sustainable Markets
14 Jun 2021
This fourth global report on The State of Sustainable Markets provides new insights into the evolution of certified agriculture and forestry and indicates significant growth in sustainability markets. It demonstrates how ITC supports “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social susta...
INVEST POLICY REV SEYCHELL

Investment Policy Review - Seychelles

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
31 Jan 2021
The Investment Policy Review (IPR) of Seychelles assesses the country’s legal, regulatory and institutional framework for investment. This includes the analysis of FDI-specific regulations (investment laws, sectoral investment regulations and international investment agreements), and also general...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - CASHEW NUTS

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Cashew Nuts

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Commodities at a Glance
13 Apr 2021
Cashew nuts enjoy increasing popularity all around the globe. The top three cashew-consuming countries – India, the United States of America and Germany - lie on three different continents. Cashews accounted for 17 per cent of world tree nut production in 2019/20, making it the third most popular...
GUIDE TO SHARING ECONOMIC DATA

Guide to Sharing Economic Data in Official Statistics

17 Mar 2021
This guide aims at making data sharing for production of official statistics more consistent by introducing new tools, such as: Rich examples to share experience from various different types of data sharing cases; An analysis of enablers and obstacles of data exchange with links to resources to o...
A CHILD

A Child’s Right to Rights

17 Nov 2020
Written from the perspective of a child, this book explains in simple text many of the rights that are found in the United Nations’ Convention of the Rights of the Child: from the right to play, to learn, and to share thoughts freely to protection from harmful work, violence, and exploitation. Yo...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2020

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2020

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
20 Apr 2021
First launched in 1967 this handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics to ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. This edition continues in this tradition and introduces ‘nowcasted’ estimates for total merchandised trade, total services trade and GDP on...
SHAPING THE TRENDS OF OUR TIME

Shaping the Trends of Our Time

Report of the UN Economist Network for the UN 75th Anniversary

23 Oct 2020
This report analyzes how five megatrends (climate change, emerging and frontier technologies, demographic trends, inequalities, and urbanization) and their drivers, individually and in combination, transform societies and affect the ability of countries to achieve the SDGs. However, the Agenda is...
POVERTY MEASUREMENT: GUIDE DATA

Poverty Measurement: Guide to Data Disaggregation

17 Mar 2021
To take further the methodological work and develop recommendations to countries on data disaggregation with particular focus to poverty measurement, the Conference of European Statisticians established a task force, which worked through 2018 and 2019 to develop the present Guide. The task force ...
POVERTY MEASUREMENT: GUIDE DATA(R)

Poverty Measurement: Guide to Data Disaggregation (Russian language)

9 Apr 2021
To take further the methodological work and develop recommendations to countries on data disaggregation with particular focus to poverty measurement, the Conference of European Statisticians established a task force, which worked through 2018 and 2019 to develop the present Guide. The task force ...
YRBK INTL LAW COMM 2012 V2P2 (C)

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2012, Vol. II, Part 2 (Chinese language)

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Yearbook of the International Law Commission (Chinese)
19 Nov 2020
The Yearbook contains the official records of the International Law 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 under...
WASTE MANAGEMENT DURING COVID-19

Waste Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic

24 Sep 2020
The report reviews the existing practices of healthcare waste management under the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and to identify best available or appropriate waste management practices that are operationally and technically in line with local conditions. The report considers various approaches...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (R)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Russian language)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Russian)
1 Oct 2020
The Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (A/75/1) highlights how the UN Secretariat translates resources into impact. The Report covers nine sections: (i) promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development; (ii) maintenance of international peace and sec...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (C)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Chinese language)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Chinese)
1 Oct 2020
The Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (A/75/1) highlights how the UN Secretariat translates resources into impact. The Report covers nine sections: (i) promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development; (ii) maintenance of international peace and sec...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (A)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Arabic language)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Arabic)
1 Oct 2020
The Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (A/75/1) highlights how the UN Secretariat translates resources into impact. The Report covers nine sections: (i) promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development; (ii) maintenance of international peace and sec...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (S)

Memoria del Secretario General sobre la labor de la Organización

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Memoria del Secretario General sobre la labor de la Organización
30 Sep 2020
El Informe del Secretario General sobre el Trabajo de la Organización (A/75/1) destaca cómo la Secretaría de las Naciones Unidas traduce los recursos en impacto. El Informe abarca nueve secciones: (i) promoción del crecimiento económico sostenido y el desarrollo sostenible; (ii) mantenimiento de ...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (F)

Rapport du Secrétaire Général sur l’activité de l’Organisation

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Rapport du Secrétaire Général sur l’activité de l’Organisation
30 Sep 2020
Le rapport du Secrétaire général sur l'activité de l'Organisation met en évidence la manière dont le Secrétariat de l'ONU transforme les ressources en impacts. Le rapport comprend neuf sections: (i) promotion d'une croissance économique soutenue et d'un développement durable; (ii) maintien de la ...
GAOR 75TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization
30 Sep 2020
The Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (A/75/1) highlights how the UN Secretariat translates resources into impact. The Report covers nine sections: (i) promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development; (ii) maintenance of international peace and sec...
DIRECTRICES RESOLUCIONES NU 2020

Directrices para Resoluciones de las Naciones Unidas 2020

1 Dec 2020
El objetivo de estas directrices es ayudar a las delegaciones en el proceso de preparación de proyectos de resoluciones y decisiones, principalmente en la Asamblea General y en las Comisiones Principales, según lo prescrito en la Carta de las Naciones Unidas y en las reglas de procedimiento de la...
PRINCIPES DIREC  RÉSOLUT NU 2020

Principes directeurs relatifs aux résolutions des Nations Unies 2020

1 Dec 2020
Ces principes directeurs ont pour but d’aider les délégations dans le processus de préparation des projets de résolutions et de décisions, surtout à l’Assemblée générale et les grandes commissions, tel que prescrit dans la Charte des Nations Unies et le règlement intérieur de l’Assemblée générale.
GUIDELINES FOR UN RESOLUTIONS 2020

Guidelines for United Nations Resolutions 2020

1 Oct 2020
The purpose of these guidelines is to help delegations in the process of preparing draft resolutions and decisions, principally in the General Assembly and the Main Committees, as prescribed in the Charter of the United Nations and the rules of procedure of the General Assembly.