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STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUTRIT 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
19 Jul 2019
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World gives updates on the prevalence of undernourishment globally and the absolute number of undernourished, as well as the latest estimates for a number of global nutrition targets. This latest edition looks at the role of economic slowdowns and d...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
WORLD URBANIZATION PROSP 2018 HIGH

World Urbanization Prospects 2018: Highlights

22 Aug 2019
This report presents the highlights of the 2018 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, which contains the latest estimates of the urban and rural populations or areas from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2050, as well as estimates of population size from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2030 fo...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #98

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.98

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Law of the Sea Bulletin
9 Aug 2019
Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agre...
SOCIAL PROGRAMMES POVERTY ERADICAT

Social Programmes, Poverty Eradication and Labour Inclusion

Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
2 Jul 2019
Diverse social programmes—including conditional cash transfer programmes, labour and production inclusion programmes and social pensions—are being implemented in Latin American and Caribbean countries with the aim of ending poverty and reducing inequalities throughout the life cycle. This book of...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2019

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2019

Big Money for Small Business - Financing the Sustainable Development Goals

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
2 Jul 2019
Increasing annual investments in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries by $1 trilling would yield disproportionate dividends in terms of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while also delivering healthy returns for investors. Yet, less than 1% o...
UN MANUAL NEGO BILATERAL TAX 2019

United Nations Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries 2019

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Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries
28 Jun 2019
This manual provides insights to all aspects of tax treaty negotiation, including a brief description of the Articles of the United Nations Model Double Taxation Convention between Developed and Developing Countries. It is intended mainly for negotiators with little or no experience in the negoti...
WORLD POP PROSPECTS 2019 DATA BKLT

World Population Prospects 2019: Data Booklet

21 Jun 2019
This publication presents key population indicators at the global and regional levels and highlights current and future patterns and trends of fertility, mortality and international migration. Data presented in this booklet are based on the 2019 Revision of the World Population Prospects, the lat...
WORLD POP PROSPECTS 2019 HIGHLIGHT

World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights

20 Jun 2019
The United Nations population estimates and projections form a comprehensive set of demographic data to assess population trends at the global, regional and national levels. They are used in the calculation of many of the key development indicators commonly used by the United Nations system, incl...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (R)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Russian language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Russian)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (C)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Chinese language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Chinese)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (A)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Arabic language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Arabic)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
WORLD DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS 2018

World Demographic Trends 2018

11 Jul 2019
The present report, prepared in accordance with resolution 1996/2 of the ECOSOC, provides an overview of demographic trends for the world, its geographic regions and selected countries, and for various development and income groups. It focuses on major demographic changes during recent decades, a...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2019

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019

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Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
11 Jul 2019
This report is the product of the contributions of nations, public and private risk-related science and research experts, amongst others. It contributes to achieving the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through monitoring risk patterns a...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2019 SET 5 BKLTS

World Drug Report 2019 (Set of 5 Booklets)

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World Drug Report
7 Aug 2019
The 2019 World Drug Report includes an updated overview of recent trends on production, trafficking and consumption of key illicit drugs worldwide. This report contains a global overview of the baseline data and estimates on drug demand and supply and provides the reference point for information ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (R)

State of World Population 2019 (Russian language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Russian language)
1 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (A)

State of World Population 2019 (Arabic language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
9 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
CROSSING BOUNDARIES: LEGAL POL

Crossing Boundaries

Legal and Policy Arrangements for Cross-border Pastoralism

6 May 2019
This report examines how pastoral mobility has been impacted by the creation of unnatural boundaries within landscapes and how societies cope with these constraints through legal or informal arrangements. There are many examples from around the world of efforts to facilitate transboundary movemen...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2019

World Investment Report 2019

Special Economic Zones

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
19 Jul 2019
This report focuses on special economic zones (SEZs) which are widely used across most developing and many developed economies. It explores the place of SEZs in today’s global investment landscape and provides guidance for policymakers on how to make SEZs work for sustainable development. It pres...
GLOBAL RINDERPEST ACTION PLAN

Global Rinderpest Action Plan

Post-eradication

4 Apr 2019
The Global Rinderpest Action Plan aims to ensure continued global freedom from rinderpest by outlining the actions necessary to prepare for, respond to and recover from a rinderpest outbreak. FAO and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) declared in 2011 the global eradication of rinderp...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2019

World Public Sector Report 2019

Sustainable Development Goal 16: Focus on Public Institutions

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World Public Sector Report
19 Jul 2019
This report looks at national-level developments in relation to several concepts highlighted in the targets of Goal 16, which are viewed as institutional principles: access to information, transparency, accountability, anti-corruption, inclusiveness of decision-making processes, and non-discrimin...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2015 (A)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 (Arabic language)

Transforming Governance

4 Nov 2015
In most societies, millions of people make significant contributions to economic and social development through voluntary action. This report supports a better understanding of volunteerism by exhibiting its universality, scope and reach, and by highlighting new trends in the 21st century. It exa...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2015 (G)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 (German language)

Transforming Governance

18 Jul 2015
In most societies, millions of people make significant contributions to economic and social development through voluntary action. This report supports a better understanding of volunteerism by exhibiting its universality, scope and reach, and by highlighting new trends in the 21st century. It exa...
INFOR SOB ESTADO DEL VOLUNTA 2015

Informe sobre el estado del voluntariado en el mundo 2015

Transformar la gobernanza

18 Jan 2015
El segundo Informe del estado del voluntariado en el mundo, dedicado a la relación entre el voluntariado y la gobernanza, defiende que el voluntariado y las políticas e inversiones de desarrollo que se centran en las personas ofrecen un potencial sin explotar para el desarrollo sostenible. El inf...
RAPPORT SUR VOLONTARIAT 2015

Rapport sur la situation du volontariat dans le monde 2015

Transformer la gouvernance

15 Dec 2015
Ce deuxième Rapport sur la situation du volontariat dans le monde, consacré au volontariat et à la gouvernance, présente l’idée que le volontariat et le fait de placer l’être humain au cœur des politiques et des investissements dans le développement offrent des possibilités inexploitées pour le d...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2018 (R)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2018 (Russian language)

The Thread that Binds - Volunteerism and Community Resilience

3 Sep 2018
The 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report: The Thread that Binds - Volunteerism and Community Resilience is a United Nations flagship publication that presents new evidence on the role of volunteerism in strengthening community resilience. It finds that communities value volunteerism beca...
INFOR SOB ESTADO DEL VOLUNTAR 2018

Informe sobre el estado del voluntariado en el mundo 2018

El lazo que nos une - Voluntariado y resiliencia comunitaria

27 Oct 2018
El Informe sobre el estado del voluntariado en el mundo 2018: El lazo que nos une es una publicación insignia de las Naciones Unidas que presenta nuevos datos que describen el papel del voluntariado en el fortalecimiento de la resiliencia comunitaria. El informe revela que las comunidades valoran...
RAPPORT SUR VOLONTARIAT 2018

Rapport sur l'état du volontariat dans le monde 2018

Le fil qui nous relie - Volontariat et résilience communautaire

17 Apr 2018
Le Rapport sur l'état du volontariat dans le monde de 2018: Le fi l qui nous relie est une publication phare des Nations Unies qui présente de nouvelles données sur le rôle du volontariat dans le renforcement de la résilience des communautés. Il constate que les communautés apprécient le volontari...
E-AGRICULTURE IN ACTION BLOCKCHAIN

E-Agriculture in Action

Blockchain for Agriculture - Opportunities and Challenges

29 Apr 2019
The growth of ICT in the last decade has provided many opportunities to overcome some of the challenges faced by the agriculture sector. Recent developments such as the increase in the use of mobile-broadband access devices, the Internet of things (IoT), drones, smart networks, capacity for big d...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #8

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Huitième édition révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
9 Aug 2019
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...