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RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 2005

Report on the World Social Situation 2005

The Inequality Predicament

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Report on the World Social Situation
26 Aug 2005
The 2005 Report on the World Social Situation focuses on the international aspects of inequality. As emphasized by the ten-year review of the implementation of the Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action, there has been uneven progress in many areas of social development, with important re...
RAPPORT MONDIAL SUR DROGUES 2004

Rapport mondial sur les drogues 2004

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Rapport mondial sur les drogues
25 Feb 2005
Selon les estimations, environ 3 % de la population mondiale - soit 185 millions de personnes -consomment chaque année des drogues illicites, personnes qui vivent dans la quasi-totalité des pays du monde et viennent de tous les milieux. D'innombrables autres personnes participent à la production ...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2005

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2005

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
1 Jul 2005
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 Nati...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2004

World Drug Report 2004

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World Drug Report
30 Jul 2004
An estimated 3 % of the global population, or 185 million people consume illicit drugs annually. Among this population are people from almost every country on earth and from every walk of life. In this first edition of the new two volume World Drug Report, UNODC presents more quantitative data th...
WORLD SURVEY ROLE WOMEN 2004

World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2004

Women and International Migration

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World Survey of the Role of Women in Development
11 Mar 2005
A gender perspective is essential to understanding both the causes and consequences of international migration. Female migrants are increasingly part of worker flows, moving on their own to become the principal wage earners for their families. Most women move voluntarily, but women and girls are ...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2004

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2004

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
12 Mar 2004
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 Nati...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 2003

Report on the World Social Situation 2003

Social Vulnerability - Sources and Challenges

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Report on the World Social Situation
21 Nov 2003
The Report on the World Social Situation 2003 examines the issue of social vulnerability. It identifies the sources of social vulnerabilities and explores strategies to reduce them within selected social groups. This year’s Report attempts to increase its relevance by putting forward explicit pol...
SUMMAR JUDGMENTS ADVIS 1997/02

Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice 1997-2002

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Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice
30 Jul 2004
In an effort to make international law and United Nations legal activities more accessible, this publication condenses chronologically in a single and handy volume the case-law of the International Court of Justice for the period 1997-2002. Lawyers, journalists, diplomats and specialists in inter...
GLOBAL ILLICIT DRUG TRENDS 2003

Global Illicit Drug Trends 2003

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Global Illicit Drug Trends
8 Aug 2003
This report presents supply and demand statistics and analyses on the evolution of the global illicit drug problem, thus allowing for an objective and up-to-date assessment of the world drug situation. The report is divided into two parts. The first deals with trends in illicit drug production, t...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2003

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2003

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
7 Feb 2003
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 Nati...
GLOBAL ILLICIT DRUG TRENDS 2002

Global Illicit Drug Trends 2002

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Global Illicit Drug Trends
26 Jul 2002
While the supply side dimensions of the international drug problem have been recognized for decades, the demand side has traditionally been considered a domestic issue, not conducive to international assessment. This report, based on data obtained primarily from the annual reports questionnaires ...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2002

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2002

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
8 Mar 2002
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 Nati...
ENERGY BALANCES ELECTR PROFIL 1998

Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles 1998

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
25 Jan 2002
Energy economists and planners will benefit from the data presented in this publication. It shows the overall picture of energy production, conversion and consumption for each fuel utilized in selected countries.
GLOBAL ILLICIT DRUG TRENDS 2001

Global Illicit Drug Trends 2001

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Global Illicit Drug Trends
24 Aug 2001
The Global Illicit Drug Trends presents statistics on production, trafficking and consumption of illicit drugs worldwide. These statistics are supplemented by analysis, which focuses on the issue of Clandestine Synthetic Drugs. The discussion includes the phenomenon of synthetic drugs, its intrin...
ANN BULL STEEL STAT N AMER 1996/99

Annual Bulletin of Steel Statistics for Europe, America and Asia 1996-1999

9 Feb 2001
This Bulletin provides basic data on the development of steel production and trade, consumption and trade of raw materials, movements of scrap, consumption of energy in the steel industry and steel deliveries to consuming industries in European countries, Canada, the United States and Japan.
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2001

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2001

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
9 Feb 2001
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 Nati...
STEEL MARKET 1999 & PROSPECTS 2000

Steel Market in 1999 and Prospects for 2000, The

26 Jan 2001
This annual analyzes international development in the steel market, provides statistical information at the government level and reports on trends and their outlook on a country by country basis. Coverage includes Japan, the United States and other industrialized countries.
COMPET CHALLENGE TRANS CORP & INDU

Competitiveness Challenge, The

Transnational Corporations and Industrial Restructuring in Developing Countries

15 Dec 2000
Rapid technical progress is driving sweeping changes in the global economy. This publication makes a contribution to the debate o how developing countries are facing the competitiveness challenge and coping with globalization. It traces the role that foreign direct investment (FDI) has played in ...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2000

World Drug Report 2000

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World Drug Report
9 Feb 2001
The illicit drug trade touches millions of lives in both developed and developing countries. Economic reliance on the drug trade, and drug addiction, leaves many individuals open to exploitation by criminals and criminal organizations; threatening the health of men, women and children, the rule o...
FOREST TRANSITIONS AND CARBON FLUX

Forest Transitions and Carbon Fluxes

Global Scenarios and Policies

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World Development Studies
13 Oct 2000
This publication discusses the scenarios and policies on how the deforestation of natural forests and the expansion of forest plantations influence the global carbon cycle through emissions and sequestration and on consequence how forestry operations impact on the climate, and vice versa. It incl...
GLOBAL ILLICIT DRUG TRENDS 2000

Global Illicit Drug Trends 2000

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Global Illicit Drug Trends
27 Oct 2000
The present report, based on data obtained primarily from the annual reports questionnaire (ARQ) sent by Governments to UNDCP in 1999, presents not only the supply side data but also the demand side data, in an effort to give a balanced approach in the assessment of the drug problem. In addressin...
FOREST RESOURCES OF EUROPE CIS

Forest Resources of Europe, CIS, North America, Australia, Japan and New Zealand (Industrialized Temperate/Boreal Countries) UN-ECE/FAO Contribution in the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2000

Main Report

21 Jul 2000
Forest Resources Assessment 2000 presents the national replies to a detailed enquiry on forest resources of 55 temperate/boreal industrialized countries: Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), North America, Australia, Japan, and New Zealand. The volume includes statistical and descrip...
GLOBAL PRODUCT CHAINS: NORTHERN CO

Global Product Chains

Northern Consumers, Southern Producers, and Sustainability

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Environment and Trade
18 Aug 2000
Growing international trade has made the economies of nations inter-dependent and this has had, among other things, implications for environmental policy. Global Product Chains is a helpful instrument for policy makers to better understand the environmentally relevant actors in the economy and ho...
FAMILIES & THE WORLD OF WORK

Families and the World of Work

Four Country Profiles of Family-sensitive Policies

9 Feb 2001
Families and the World of Work presents case studies that show how the goal of fostering a comprehensive approach to family and work policies can be enhanced. It offers policy makers an opportunity to learn from the activities and initiatives in Argentina, Egypt, India and the Netherlands. The va...
STEEL MARKET 1998 & PROSPECTS 1999

Steel Market in 1998 and Prospects for 1999, The

29 Oct 1999
This annual analyzes international development in the steel market, provides statistical information at the government level and reports on trends and their outlook on a country-by-country basis. Coverage includes Japan, the United States and other industrialized countries.
GLOBAL ILLICIT DRUG TRENDS 1999

Global Illicit Drug Trends 1999

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Global Illicit Drug Trends
17 Sep 1999
While the supply side dimensions of the international drug problem have been recognized for decades, the demand side has traditionally been considered a domestic issue, not conducive to international assessment. The present report, based on data obtained primarily from the annual reports question...
AGEING GENDERED WORLD WOMEN

Ageing in a Gendered World

Women's Issues and Identities

14 Apr 2000
In every region, populations are getting older. Moreover, ageing is a gendered phenomenon: women live longer, have fewer resources and they are expected to care for elderly relatives as well as young children. As the spotlight turns to ageing and related policy debates, the need for research inte...
CAPACITY BUILDING SUPPORTED

Capacity-Building Supported by the United Nations

Some Evaluations and Some Lessons

23 Jul 1999
This publication covers the related subjects of impact evaluation and capacity-building and is based on the pioneering evaluations conducted within the context of the triennial comprehensive policy review of the operational activities for development of the United Nations system. Along with speci...
DYNAMICS OF MIGRATION SEEN FROM

Dynamics of Migration Seen from the Perspective of Countries of Origin and Countries of Destination (Four Volume set) and International Migration Quarterly Review Special Issue

Emigration Dynamics in Developing Countries

1 Sep 2000
This package is intended to give an overview of international migration from both the perspective of receiving countries and that of countries of origin. Emigration Dynamics in Developing Countries, a special issue of IOM's scientific quarterly International Migration, suggests a conceptual frame...