World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)

WORLD ECON SOC SURV 2016

World Economic and Social Survey 2016

Climate Change Resilience - An Opportunity for Reducing Inequalities

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
3 Oct 2016
This edition of the World Economic and Social Survey contributes to the debate on the implementation challenges of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In addressing the specific challenge of building resilience to climate change, the Survey focuses attention on the population groups and ...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURVEY 2014/2015

World Economic and Social Survey 2014/2015

Learning from National Policies Supporting MDG Implementation

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
22 Feb 2016
The year 2015 was one of global action concerning the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and other challenges. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development along with a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will apply universally to all countries. As the MDG experience shows, setting am...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURVEY 2013

World Economic and Social Survey 2013

Sustainable Development Challenges

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
22 Jul 2013
The 2015 deadline to meet the targets of the Millennium Development Goals is fast approaching. There has been significant progress, but it is uneven. Meanwhile the context within which development goals are pursued has become much more challenging, visible in the recent food, fuel and financial c...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURVEY 2012

World Economic and Social Survey 2012

In Search of New Development Finance

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
27 Jun 2012
The World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) is a yearly publication that provides objective analysis of pressing long-term social and economic development issues, and discusses the positive and negative impact of corresponding policies. Scholars, policymakers, development thinkers and practitione...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURVEY 2011

World Economic and Social Survey 2011

The Great Green Technological Transformation

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
16 Jun 2011
This survey explains why the Great Green Technological Transformation will have to be fully realized in developing countries if they are to achieve food security and rural development, minimize the damage from natural hazards and extreme disasters partly induced by climate change, and transform t...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURVEY 2010

World Economic and Social Survey 2010

Retooling Global Development

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
29 Jun 2010
The Survey points out promising directions for reform, including strengthening government capacities for formulating and implementing national development strategies; doing more to ensure that official development assistance is aligned with national priorities; strengthening the international tra...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURVEY 2009

World Economic and Social Survey 2009

Promoting Development, Saving the Planet

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
28 Jul 2009
The separation in practice of climate change and development agendas has distorted the global debate on the two biggest policy challenges facing the international community. According to the Survey, an integrated approach based on the concept of sustainable development is urgently needed. It argu...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURVEY 2008

World Economic and Social Survey 2008

Overcoming Economic Insecurity

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
26 Jun 2008
According to the Survey, economic insecurity arises from the exposure of individuals, communities and countries to adverse events, and from their inability to cope with and recover from the downside losses. Local concerns have been compounded by new global threats as unregulated markets and clima...
WORLD ECON & SOCIAL SURV 2007

World Economic and Social Survey 2007

Development in an Ageing World - 60th Anniversary Edition, 1948-2007

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
29 Jun 2007
The World Economic and Social Survey 2007 analyses the challenges and opportunities associated with ageing populations and aims to facilitate discussions in furthering the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing which focuses on three sets of priorities: older people and development; advanc...
WORLD ECON & SOCIAL SURV 2006

World Economic and Social Survey 2006

Diverging Growth and Development

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
28 Jul 2006
The World Economic and Social Survey provides objective analysis of pressing long-term social and economic development issues, and discusses the positive and negative impact of corresponding policies. The analyses are supported by analytical research and data included in the annex. According to t...