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GENDER AND ICTS

Gender and ICTs

Mainstreaming Gender in the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Agriculture and Rural Development

3 Jul 2018
This publication looks at the benefits of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) when placed in the hands of men and women working in agriculture and in rural areas. It examines the challenges to be overcome and makes recommendations so that rural communities can take full and equal ad...
AGRI INVESTMENT FUNDS FOR DEV

Agricultural Investment Funds for Development

Descriptive Analysis and Lessons Learned from Fund Management, Performance and Private-public Collaboration

11 Jul 2018
This publication explores agricultural investment funds as a vehicle for financing agricultural businesses and projects. It looks at the capital needs of the different agricultural actors along the agricultural value chain and taking into consideration investment funds involving all kinds of inve...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 2017

The State of Food and Agriculture 2017

Leveraging Food Systems for Inclusive Rural Transformation

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The State of Food and Agriculture
17 Aug 2018
One of the greatest challenges today is to end hunger and poverty while making agriculture and food systems sustainable. The challenge is daunting because of continued population growth, profound changes in food demand, and the threat of mass migration of rural youth in search of a better life. T...
 PROGRESS TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COOP

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation under the Water Convention

Report on implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

14 Jan 2019
The publication presents and analyses the findings of the first pilot reporting exercise under the Water Convention, which was carried out in 2017. Progress made in the implementation of the Convention is reviewed and summarised, together with the identification of significant trends, success, ch...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2018

The Least Developed Countries Report 2018

Entrepreneurship for Structural Transformation - Beyond Business as Usual

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Least Developed Countries Report
18 Dec 2018
For Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, they need to transform the structure of their economy. This, in turn, requires entrepreneurship that innovates. The entrepreneurial landscape in LDCs is dominated by micro and small enterprises with low ch...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2018

Review of Maritime Transport 2018

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Review of Maritime Transport
17 Dec 2018
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. Around 80 per cent of the volume of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and the percentage is even higher for most developing countries. The Rev...
SDG 11 SYNTHESIS REPORT 2018

SDG 11 Synthesis Report 2018

Tracking Progress towards Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements - High Level Political Forum

13 Jul 2018
This synthesis report acknowledges the many existing and cross-cutting opportunities to achieve development goals through the transformative force that urbanization represents. It also discusses the elaboration of targets, baselines and overall progress for selected indicators, placing special em...
STATE WORLD FISHERIES & AQUA 2018

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

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The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture
17 Aug 2018
The 2018 edition emphasizes the sector’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and measurement of progress towards these goals. It notes the particular contributions of inland and small-scale fisheries, and highlights the importance of rights-based governance for equitable a...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2018

United Nations E-Government Survey 2018

Gearing E-Government to Support Transformation Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies

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United Nations E-Government Survey
12 Feb 2019
Governments have the critical responsibility to pursue policies and measures to build resilience and assist those most affected by shocks in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They must find ways to anticipate disasters and shocks and lower their impact. Digital technologies are ...
HNDBK LEAST DEV CTRY CAT 3RD

Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category

Inclusion, Graduation and Special Support Measures, Third Edition

8 Nov 2018
The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has been  actively engaged in the establishment of the least developed country category and has since become highly recognized for its expertise in the identification of these countries. This revised edition of the Handbook on the Least Developed Country...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2018

World Economic and Social Survey 2018

Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
8 Oct 2018
This publication reviews the advances in frontier technologies — including automation, robotics, renewable energy technologies, electric vehicles, biotechnologies and artificial intelligence — and analyzes their economic, social and environmental impact. These technologies present immense potenti...
HACER LAS PROMESAS REALIDAD

Hacer las promesas realidad

La igualdad de género en la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible

18 Jun 2018
Esta publicación proporciona una evaluación exhaustiva y fidedigna del progreso, los vacíos y los desafíos en la implementación de la Agenda 2030 y los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) desde una perspectiva de género. El informe monitorea las tendencias mundiales y regionales para alcanza...
TRADUIRE LES PROMESSES EN ACTIONS

Traduire les promesses en actions

l’égalité des sexes dans le Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030

18 Jun 2018
Cette publication fournit une évaluation complète et fiable des progrès, des lacunes et des défis relatifs à la mise en œuvre de l'Agenda 2030 et des objectifs de développement durable (ODD) dans une perspective de genre. Le rapport suit les tendances mondiales et régionales dans la réalisation d...
SECURING OUR FUTURE (F)

Assurer notre avenir commun

Un programme de désarmement

1 Oct 2018
Le 24 mai 2018, le Secrétaire général a annoncé son Agenda pour le désarmement, qui énonce un ensemble de mesures pratiques concernant toutes les questions de désarmement, y compris les armes de destruction massive, les armes classiques et les futures technologies d’armement. Elle cherche à génér...
SECURING OUR FUTURE

Securing Our Common Future

An Agenda for Disarmament

25 Jul 2018
The Secretary-General announced on 24 May 2018 his Agenda for Disarmament, which outlines a set of practical measures across the entire range of disarmament issues, including weapons of mass destruction, conventional arms and future weapon technologies. It seeks to generate fresh perspectives and...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2017 V1

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2017, Volume I

Trade by Country

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
6 Mar 2019
The Yearbook, Volume I —Trade by Country — provides a condensed and integrated analytical view of the international merchandise trade, and trade in services up to the year 2017 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information presented provides insights into the...
GLOBALL STUDY SMUG MIGRANTS

Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants 2018

14 Jan 2019
This study shows that migrant smuggling routes affect every part of the world. It is based on an extensive review of existing data and literature. The study presents detailed information about key smuggling routes, such as the magnitude, the profiles of smugglers and smuggled migrants, the modus ...
TRANS CORP V25 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.25 No.1

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Transnational Corporations
29 Nov 2018
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following resear...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2018

World Investment Report 2018

Investment and New Industrial Policies

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
25 Jul 2018
This report presents international investment trends and prospects at global, regional and national levels, as well as the evolution of international production and global value chains. It analyses the latest developments in new policy measures for investment promotion, facilitation and regulatio...
INDUS COMMODITY STAT POCKETBK 2018

Industrial Commodity Statistics Pocketbook 2018

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Industrial Commodity Statistics Pocketbook
31 Jul 2018
This publication is the first in a series of pocketbook compilations on industrial statistics designed to highlight the availability and applications of industrial production statistics and other related statistics. In terms of the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic ...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2018

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2018

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Energy Statistics Pocketbook
31 Jul 2018
This publication presents a compilation of energy statistics designed to highlight the availability of data on various aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics, covering the whole world in the period 1990-2015. It highlights key indicators and ...
TIR HNDBK

TIR Handbook

Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods Under Cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention, 1975)

17 Dec 2018
The first section describes the TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers) transit system, its coverage, objective and functioning and analyses possible future developments.The second section contains the complete text of the TIR Convention.The third section contains related resolutions and recomme...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2018

World Statistics Pocketbook 2018

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
13 Aug 2018
This edition comprises over 50 indicators collected from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for 30 world geographical regions and 232 countries or areas. It is organised into 5 sections; general information, economic indicators, major trading par...
INDEX PROC SECURITY COUNCIL 2017

Index to Proceedings of the Security Council: Seventy-second Year, 2017

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Index to Proceedings of the Security Council
25 Jul 2018
The Index to Proceedings of the Security Council is a bibliographic guide to the proceedings and documentation of the Security Council. This issue covers the seventy-second year of the Council including its commissions, committees and ad hoc committees. The Index is divided in two parts comprisin...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2018

World Public Sector Report 2018

Working Together - Integration, Institutions and the Sustainable Development Goals

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World Public Sector Report
7 Jun 2018
This report examines how the public sector can foster integrated approaches to implementing the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It examines challenges and opportunities for integrated approaches, highlighting past experiences. It examines how governments across the world...
AFRICA RENEWAL V32 #1 2018

Africa Renewal, April - July 2018

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Africa Renewal
17 Oct 2018
The Africa Renewal magazine examines the many issues that confront the people of Africa, its leaders and its international partners: sustainable development goals, economic reform, debt, education, health, women's empowerment, conflict and civil strife, democratization, investment, trade, regiona...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2018 SET 5 BKLTS

World Drug Report 2018 (Set of 5 Booklets)

Series:
World Drug Report
3 Jul 2018
The 2018 World Drug Report will include an updated overview of recent trends on production, trafficking and consumption of key illicit drugs as well as highlighting a thematic area of concern. The Report contains a global overview of the baseline data and estimates on drug demand and supply and i...
INTL MIGRATION RPT 2017

International Migration Report 2017

Series:
Statistical papers - United Nations (Ser. A), Population and vital statistics report
10 Apr 2018
This report presents information on levels and trends in international migration for regions, sub-regions and countries of the world, and on the ratification status of migration-related international instruments. It also contains a summary of the General Assembly’s high-level plenary meeting on a...
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVAT RPT 2018

Technology and Innovation Report 2018

Harnessing Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report (TIR)
18 Dec 2018
The Technology and Innovation Report 2018 discusses the role of frontier technologies in sustainable development. It outlines the main features and the manifold ways in which they can accelerate development. The report also identifies some potential risks, describes the capability, gender, and in...