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WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1989

World Economic Survey 1989

Current Trends and Policies in the World Economy

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
12 Jun 1989
Global economy growth in 1988 confounded expectations. Not only was the expansion of world output larger than expected, but international trade and investments grew vigorously. However, this expansion failed to spread to many developing countries, particularly those in Africa and Latin America, w...
GAOR 72ND SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Sixty-fourth (4-22 July 2016), Sixty-fifth (24 October-18 November 2016) and Sixty-sixth Sessions (13 February-3 March 2017)

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
20 Apr 2018
This is the official report submitted to the General Assembly by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on its sixty-fourth (4-22 July 2016), sixty-fifth (24 October-18 November 2016) and sixty-sixth sessions (13 February-3 March 2017).
POPULAT VITAL STAT RPT V70 #1

Population and Vital Statistics Report

Data available as of 1 January 2018

Series:
Statistical papers - United Nations (Ser. A), Population and vital statistics report
7 Mar 2018
The Population and Vital Statistics Report presents most recent data on population size (total, male and female) from the latest available census of the population, national official population estimates and the number and rate (births, deaths and infant deaths) for the latest available year with...
GAOR 71ST SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Sixty-first session (6-24 July 2015), Sixty-second session (26 October-20 November 2015) and Sixty-third session (15 February-4 March 2016)

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
22 Feb 2018
This is the annual report submitted to the General Assembly by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on its activities for the sixty-first session (6-24 July 2015), sixty-second session (26 October-20 November 2015) and sixty-third session (15 February-4 March 2016).
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2015

2015 Electricity Profiles

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
17 Jan 2018
The 2015 Electricity Profiles contains electricity profiles for about 230 countries and territories, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for most countries, on an internationally co...
ENERGY BALANCES 2015

2015 Energy Balances

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
17 Jan 2018
The 2015 Energy Balances contains energy balances for about 220 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products. The publications presents energy data for countries and areas in a format which shows the overa...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2015

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2015

Series:
Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
7 Feb 2018
The 2015 Energy Statistics Yearbook is the 59th issue in a series of annual compilations of internationally comparable statistics summarizing world energy trends. Annual data for 229 countries and areas for the period 2012 to 2015 are presented on production, trade and consumption of energy: sol...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2018

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018

Series:
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...
11TH UN CONF STANDARD GEO NAMES

Eleventh United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names

Series:
United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names
18 Jun 2018
In 1959, the Economic and Social Council paved the way for a small group of experts to meet and provide technical recommendations on standardizing geographical names at the national and international levels. This meeting gave rise to the United Nations Conferences on the Standardization of Geogra...
WORLD POP AGEING 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

World Population Ageing 2017 Highlights

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...
STAT YRBK 2017 60TH ISS

Statistical Yearbook 2017, Sixtieth Issue

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
21 Nov 2017
The Statistical Yearbook is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, compiled from sources including UN agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. The 2017 edition contains ...
UN DEMOGRAPH YRBK 2016 V67

United Nations Demographic Yearbook 2016

Sixty-seventh issue

Series:
Demographic Yearbook (Ser. R)
29 Jan 2018
Demographic Yearbook 2016 is the the sixty-seventh edition in a series published since 1948. Through the cooperation with the National Statistical Offices, official demographic statistics are compiled in the Yearbook, as available, for more than 230 countries and areas of the world up to the refe...
SUSTAINABLE DEV GOALS RPT 2017 (A)

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017 (Arabic language)

Series:
The Sustainable Development Goals Report (Arabic language)
15 Aug 2017
The aim of this report is to present an overview of the 17 Goals using data currently available to highlight the most significant gaps and challenges. The latest data show that one eighth of humankind still lives in extreme poverty and that 800 million people suffer from hunger, and that water sc...
SUSTAINABLE DEV GOALS RPT 2017 (R)

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017 (Russian language)

Series:
The Sustainable Development Goals Report (Russian language)
8 Aug 2017
The aim of this report is to present an overview of the 17 Goals using data currently available to highlight the most significant gaps and challenges. The latest data show that one eighth of humankind still lives in extreme poverty and that 800 million people suffer from hunger, and that water sc...
SUSTAINABLE DEV GOALS RPT 2017 (C)

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017 (Chinese language)

Series:
The Sustainable Development Goals Report (Chinese language)
10 Aug 2017
The aim of this report is to present an overview of the 17 Goals using data currently available to highlight the most significant gaps and challenges. The latest data show that one eighth of humankind still lives in extreme poverty and that 800 million people suffer from hunger, and that water sc...
OBJETIVOS DESARROLLO SOSTENI 2017

Informe de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible 2017

Series:
Informe de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible
17 Aug 2017
El Informe de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible 2017 hace una revisión de los 17 Objetivos en el segundo año de implementación de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible. El informe se basa en los últimos datos disponibles. Destaca tanto los logros como los desafíos a medida que la comu...
OBJECTIFS DEVELOPP DURABLE 2017

Rapport sur les objectifs de développement durable 2017

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Rapport sur les objectifs de développement durable
31 Jul 2017
L'objectif de ce rapport est de présenter un aperçu des 17 objectifs en utilisant les données actuellement disponibles pour mettre en évidence les lacunes et les défis les plus importants. Ces dernières données montrent qu'un huitième de l'humanité vit toujours dans l'extrême pauvreté; que 800 mi...
SUSTAINABLE DEV GOALS RPT 2017

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017

Series:
The Sustainable Development Goals Report
1 Dec 2017
The aim of this report is to present an overview of the 17 Goals using data currently available to highlight the most significant gaps and challenges. The latest data show that one eighth of humankind still lives in extreme poverty and that 800 million people suffer from hunger, and that water sc...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 2018

The Report on the World Social Situation 2018

Promoting Inclusion through Social Protection

Series:
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...
EOR 2016 SUPP24 COMM PUB ADMIN

Committee of Experts on Public Administration

Report on the fifteenth session (18-22 April 2016)

Series:
Report of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration
31 Jul 2017
This is the official report of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration on its fifteenth session for the period of 18-22 April 2016.
EOR 2016 SUPP13 RPT COMM DEV POL

Committee for Development Policy

Report on the eighteenth session (14-18 March 2016)

Series:
Report of the Committee for Development Policy
14 Jul 2017
Official records of the Report of the Committee for Development Policy on the Eighteenth session 14-18 March 2016.
GAOR 70TH SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Fifty-eighth session (30 June-18 July 2014) Fifty-ninth session (20 October-7 November 2014) Sixtieth session (16 February-6 March 2015)

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
30 May 2017
Official records of the Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Fifty-eighth session (30 June-18 July 2014) Fifty-ninth session (20 October-7 November 2014) Sixtieth session (16 February-6 March 2015).
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2017

World Economic and Social Survey 2017

Reflecting on Seventy Years of Development Policy Analysis

Series:
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...
INTER AGENCY TASK FORCE RPT 2017

Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2017

Financing for Development - Progress and Prospects

Series:
Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
15 May 2017
The Inter-Agency Task Force Report assesses progress in the seven action areas of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda: (i) domestic public resources; (ii) domestic and international private business and finance; (iii) international development cooperation; (iv) international trade as an engine for deve...
CLASSIF BROAD ECON CATEGORIES #5

Classification by Broad Economic Categories, Rev.5

Defined in Terms of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (2012) and the Central Product Classification, 2.1

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
7 Jun 2018
Broad Economic Categories (BEC) aims to analyse international trade statistics by large economic classes of goods and services, based on the main outputs of corresponding industries, to facilitate broad analyses of trade and production. It can also be used to identify end-use dimensions (intermed...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 1953

Economic Survey of Latin America 1953

Series:
Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
31 Dec 1953
Published since 1948, this report examines various aspects of the previous year’s macroeconomic situation in the region and makes projections for the coming months. The study also includes country notes that review the performance of the main economic indicators in the period analysed.
GROUPE REFLEX RETARD REAL MDR 2011

Rapport du Groupe de réflexion sur le retard pris dans la réalisation des objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement 2011

Le partenariat mondial pour le développement - L’heure est aux résultats - Huitième objectif du Millénaire pour le développement

Series:
Rapports de Groupe de Réflexion sur le Retard Pris dans la Réalisation des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement
31 Dec 2011
Il reste d'importantes lacunes à combler pour atteindre les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD), notamment dans les domaines de l'aide publique au développement, le commerce, l'allégement de la dette, l'accès aux nouvelles technologies et aux médicaments essentiels à prix abordabl...