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REMOVING BARRIERS USE NATURAL

Removing Barriers to the Use of Natural Gas as Maritime Transportation Fuel

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ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been used as fuel for ships for decades but quality standards are still under development. The UNECE Group of Experts on Gas created in 2015 a task force on removing barriers to the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel. This report summarises the findings to...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2017

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2017

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends
6 Feb 2018
This publication highlights major trends in the nature of humanitarian crises, their underlying causes and drivers, and the actors that participate in prevention, response and recovery. Beyond providing statistics, the report uses infographics to display trend analyses that show how the humanitar...
GLOBAL TRACKING FRAMEWORK

Global Tracking Framework

UNECE Progress in Sustainable Energy

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ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) regional Global Tracking Framework report is part of a series of multi-agency assessments that monitor progress towards the three Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) objectives. This first edition of the report builds upon the 2017 Glob...
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 3RD

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Education

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State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
4 Jan 2018
At its first session, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) requested the United Nations System to produce a report on the state of the world’s indigenous peoples (SOWIP). The first edition covered all six thematic areas of the Forum’s mandate (Economic and social devel...
GLOBAL REPORTED ARMS TRADE

The Global Reported Arms Trade

Transparency in Armaments through the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms - A Guide to Assist National Points of Contact in Submitting Their National Reports

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Disarmament Study Series
8 Feb 2018
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, the Office for Disarmament Affairs is publishing this special edition of the Disarmament Study Series. This volume contains a newly written overview of the Register for reference by governments and the in...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #30 2017

UNODA Occasional Papers No.30

Perspectives on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems, November 2017

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
8 Feb 2018
This publication considers lethal autonomous weapon systems, approaching the issue from five different perspectives. It has been published ahead of the first meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons mandated to ...
 EXPANDING PRODUCTIVE CAPACITY

Expanding Productive Capacity

Lessons Learned from Graduating Least Developed Countries

4 Jan 2018
Over the past decades, least developed countries (LDCs) have made only limited progress in dynamically transforming and diversifying their economies. Their structural challenges and weak economic and social performance are rooted in the limited development of their productive capacity. Building p...
RPT INTL ARBITRAL AWARDS #31

Reports of International Arbitral Awards, Vol. XXXI

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Reports of International Arbitral Awards / Recueil des Sentences Arbitrales
29 Jan 2018
This publication is a collection of international awards or decisions rendered between States, including cases involving espousing or respondent governments on behalf of individual claimants. The present volume reproduces the awards in two arbitration cases, namely, the Arbitration regarding the ...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2018

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
17 Jan 2018
The United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2018 and 2019. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five UN regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with cont...
COORD OPERATIONS FLEX COAL

Coordinated Operations of Flexible Coal and Renewable Energy Power Plants

Challenges and Opportunities

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ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
The electricity sector is rapidly changing. Faced with the challenge of climate change, coal consumption is declining. Policy designs focus on raising the penetration of renewable energy. However, there are still drawbacks that prevent renewable energy from being adopted at industrial scale. It i...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE R2

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Second Edition

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Disarmament: A Basic Guide
31 Dec 2009
International peace and security - and therefore disarmament - stand at the core of the UN mandate. This publication is designed to inform, educate and generate public understanding of the importance of multilateral action, and to rally support for it, in the field of arms limitation and disarmam...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

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Disarmament: A Basic Guide
31 Dec 2001
International peace and security - and therefore disarmament - stand at the core of the UN mandate. This publication is designed to inform, educate and generate public understanding of the importance of multilateral action, and to rally support for it, in the field of arms limitation and disarmam...
WORLD POP AGEING 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

World Population Ageing 2017 Highlights

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Statistical papers - United Nations (Ser. A), Population and vital statistics report
17 Dec 2018
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. T...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE R4

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Fourth Edition

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Disarmament: A Basic Guide
15 Nov 2017
Conceived as a comprehensive introduction to a field central to the work of the United Nations, Disarmament: A Basic Guide aims to provide a useful overview of the nuanced challenges of building a more peaceful world in the twenty-first century. It was written with the general reader in mind and ...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2017

Information Economy Report 2017

Digitalization, Trade and Development

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
17 Jan 2018
The Information Economy Report 2017 analyzes the evolving digital economy and its implications for trade and development. While these are still early days of the digital economy, it is already clear that it will have globally transformative impacts on the way we live, work and develop our economi...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2017

World Statistics Pocketbook 2017

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World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
13 Oct 2017
The 2017 edition of the World Statistics Pocketbook is the forty-first in a series of annual compilations of over 50 key statistical indicators from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for 30 world geographical regions and 232 countries or areas. ...
EVALUAT UNDP STARTEGIC PLAN & GLOB

Evaluation of the UNDP Strategic Plan and Global and Regional Programmes

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
22 Sep 2017
IEO and UNDP carried out an ‘Evaluation of the UNDP Strategic Plan, Global Programme, and Regional Programmes (2014-17)’ with the purpose of strengthening UNDP accountability to global and national development partners, supporting the development of the next Strategic Plan, and supporting organi...
TRANS CORP V24 #2 AUG 2015

Transnational Corporations Vol.24 No.2, August 2015

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Transnational Corporations
18 Dec 2017
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development. The articles published in this issue covers production networks in ASEAN; fore...
PERFILES ARANCELAR MUNDO 2014

Perfiles arancelarios en el mundo 2014

8 Jun 2014
Perfiles arancelarios en el mundo es una publicación conjunta de la OMC, el ITC y la UNCTAD que se ocupa del acceso a los mercados para las mercancías. Esta publicación anual contiene una compilación amplia de los aranceles aplicados por cada uno de los 160 Miembros de la OMC, así como por otros ...
PROFILS TARIFAIRES MONDE 2014

Profils tarifaires dans le monde 2014

6 Nov 2014
Les Profils tarifaires dans le monde sont une publication conjointe de l’OMC, de l’ITC et de la CNUCED sur l’accès aux marchés pour les marchandises. Cette publication annuelle contient un recueil exhaustif des droits de douane appliqués par chacun des 160 Membres de l’OMC, ainsi que par d’autres...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 2018

The Report on the World Social Situation 2018

Promoting Inclusion through Social Protection

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Report on the World Social Situation
18 Oct 2018
This report discusses the contribution of social protection to social inclusion focusing, in particular, on the extent to which such groups are effectively covered by existing social protection measures. An overall assessment of the impact of social protection on the reduction of poverty and ineq...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2017

World Investment Report 2017

Investment and the Digital Economy

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
11 Jul 2017
The annual World Investment Report presents foreign direct investment (FDI) trends and prospects at global, regional and national levels. It also analyses the latest developments in new policy measures for investment promotion, facilitation and regulation around the world, and provides the annual...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2017

World Economic and Social Survey 2017

Reflecting on Seventy Years of Development Policy Analysis

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
13 Jul 2017
The aim of WESS 2017 is to document the intellectual influence of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs through this flagship publication on its 70th Anniversary. First published in 1948, the Survey is the oldest continuous post-World War II publication of its kind that records and analys...
TREATY SERIES 2889

Treaty Series 2889

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United Nations Treaty Series / Recueil des Traites des Nations Unies
15 May 2019
In accordance with Article 102 of the Charter and the relevant General Assembly Resolutions, every treaty and international agreement registered or filed and recorded with the Secretariat since 1946 is published in the United Nations Treaty Series. At present, the collection includes about 30,000...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2015 (R)

State of World Population 2015 (Russian language)

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

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State of World Population (Russian language)
31 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...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2015 (A)

State of World Population 2015 (Arabic language)

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

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 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...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2016 (R)

State of World Population 2016 (Russian language)

How Our Future Depends on a Girl at this Decisive Age

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State of World Population (Russian language)
31 Dec 2016
In 15 years, the lifespan of the 2030 Agenda, the 10-year-old girl will be 25. Will she still be left behind? Or will she be enjoying her human rights and well-being, and exploring the many avenues open to her, knowing that, when her own daughter turns 10, she will experience more of the same? On...