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UN DEV STRATEGY BEYOND 2015

The United Nations Development Strategy Beyond 2015

Committee for Development Policy Note

1 Aug 2012
In this Policy Note, the Committee for Development Policy proposes principles and policy alternatives for a post-2015 development agenda, in the light of consideration of lessons learnt from the Millennium Development Goals experience and the key development challenges that have emerged in recent...
URBAN & RURAL AREAS 2011 (CHART)

Urban and Rural Areas 2011 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
4 Apr 2013
This wall chart features tables and graphics regarding the population in urban and rural areas around the world in 2011.
URBAN AGGLOMERATIONS 2011 (CHART)

Urban Agglomerations 2011 (Wall Chart)

8 Oct 2012
The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs has been preparing population estimates and projections for all countries and major areas of the world for many decades. This wall chart has estimates and projections of 456 cities with a population of one mil...
WORLD URBANIZATION PROSP 2011 (CD)

World Urbanization Prospects

The 2011 Revision (CD-ROM)

Series:
Population Studies
13 Dec 2012
The 2011 Revision presents estimates and projections of the total, urban and rural populations of the world for the period 1950-2050. The results are shown for development groups, six major areas (i.e., Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America and Oceania) and 21 re...
EOR 2012 SUPP13 RPT COMM DEV POL

Committee for Development Policy

Report of the Fourteenth Session (12-16 March 2012)

Series:
Report of the Committee for Development Policy
11 Jun 2012
Official records of the Report of the Committee for Development Policy on the Fourteenth Session (12-16 March 2012).
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2011 V1

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2011, Volume I

Trade by Country

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
19 Dec 2013
This publication is issued in two volumes which are prepared at two different times in the year. Volume I: Trade by Country provides an overview of the international trade merchandise trade in 2011, as well as detailed data for a total of 175 countries (or areas) are shown with the 2011 data on i...
COMPENDIUM INNOVAT E-GOV V4

Compendium of Innovative E-government Practices (Volume IV)

Volume IV

27 Jun 2012
The main objective of developing the UNDESA Compendium of Innovative E-government Practices as an ongoing project is to create a venue for promoting innovative e-government solutions, services and products developed and yet to be developed by governments. The Compendium does not promote one solu...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2009

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2009

Series:
Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
8 Apr 2013
The Energy Statistics Yearbook 2009 is a comprehensive collection of international energy statistics prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division. It is the fifty-third in a series of annual compilations which commenced under the title World Energy Supplies in Selected Years, 1929-1950. The...
ENERGY BALANCES ELECTR PROFIL 2009

Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles 2009

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
14 Mar 2013
The Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles 2009 contains comprehensive information about energy balances for some 115 developing countries, showing production, trade, conversion and consumption in energy units for all energy products as well as electricity profiles for some 190 countries. This ...
GLOBALIZATION & ECON DIVERSIFI

Globalization and Economic Diversification

Policy Challenges for Economies in Transition

Series:
United Nations Series on Development
25 Apr 2012
The transition countries in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and Central Asia were hit harder than any other region in the world by the global recession of 2008–2009. Economic recovery started in the second half of 2009, but—for most of these economies—the crisis made it painfully clear that the ...
CLIMATE PROTECTION & DEV

Climate Protection and Development

Series:
United Nations Series on Development
4 May 2012
This book spells out, in more detail than usual, what can and should be done to avert the real risks of disaster. It summons us to an endeavour worthy of the resources and ingenuity of the twenty-first century - towards bold initiatives with big costs, and much bigger benefits. It explores the in...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2012

World Economic and Social Survey 2012

In Search of New Development Finance

Series:
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...
MILLENNIUM DEV GOALS RPT 2012

The Millennium Development Goals Report: 2012

Series:
Millennium Development Goals Report
14 Aug 2012
This report presents the yearly assessment of global progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), determining the areas where progress has been made, and those that are lagging behind. It also pinpoints the areas where accelerated efforts are needed to meet the MDGs by 2015. The Repo...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2012

United Nations E-Government Survey 2012

E-Government for the People

Series:
United Nations E-Government Survey
18 Apr 2012
The survey was prepared in a context of multiple challenges to achieving sustainable development goals and a call for responsive and collaborative government. It explores the institutional framework for e-government and finds that the existence of a chief information officer acting as a national ...
COMPENDIUM ICT APPS ELEC GOV V3

Compendium of ICT Applications on Electronic Government, Vol. 3

Mobile Applications on Citizen Engagement

14 Jan 2013
This compendium is comprised of various case studies that focus on advancing citizen engagement by using information and communication technology (ICT) applications. Through mobile technology, ICT applications are working to deliver essential services in many parts of the world. ICT applications ...
INDUS COMMODITY STAT YRBK 2009

Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook 2009

Physical Quantity Data (Vol.I) and Monetary Value Data (Vol.II)

Series:
Industrial commodity statistics yearbook / Annuaire de statistiques industrielles par produit
3 Jan 2014
This publication provides statistics on the production of about 600 major industrial commodities. Data was provided for the ten-year period of 2000-2009 for approximately 200 countries and territories. The commodities have been selected on the basis of their importance in world production and tra...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBOOK 2011

World Statistics Pocketbook 2011 Edition

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
9 Aug 2012
The 31st edition of this annual publication compiles over 50 indicators collected from more than 20 international statistical sources and presented in one-page profiles for 216 countries or areas of the world. This issue covers various years from 2000 to 2011. For the economic indicators, in gene...
GUIDE INTEGRATED ECONOMIC STAT

Guidelines on Integrated Economic Statistics

7 Feb 2014
The motivating source of developing guidance for the operational use of an integrated approach to economic statistics in national statistical programmes has been the benefits of integrated economic statistics for nationally and internationally coordinated economic policy. The methodological and p...
STAT YRBK 2010 55TH ISS

Statistical Yearbook 2010, Fifty-fifth Issue

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
4 Jun 2012
This publication is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, obtained from sources including United Nations agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. The 55th edition conta...
AGE & SEX OF MIGRANTS 2011 (CHART)

The Age and Sex of Migrants 2011 (Wall Chart)

10 Feb 2012
This wall chart displays, for the first time, estimates of international migrant stock by age and sex for 196 countries or areas with 100,000 inhabitants or more as of mid-2010. It contains five indicators: (a) international migrant stock by age; (b) female migrants as a percentage of the interna...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2010 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2010, Volume II

Trade by Commodity

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
19 Dec 2013
This publication is issued in two volumes which are prepared at different times during 2011. Volume I: Trade by Country, compiled in May 2011, presents detailed data for a total of 175 countries (or areas) with the 2010 data on imports and exports by commodity and trading partner provided for 93 ...
DISABILITY MILLENNIUM DEV GOALS

Disability and the Millennium Development Goals

A Review of the MDG Process and Strategies for Inclusion of Disability Issues in Millennium Development Goal Efforts

25 Jan 2012
The framework of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will expire in 2015. In the post-MDG era, persons with disabilities and disability issues must be an integral part of the international development agenda as the global community considers what will replace the MDGs beyond 2015. This public...
NATL ACCT STATS 2010 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2010

Analysis of Main Aggregates, 2010

Series:
National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
28 Jun 2012
This publication comprises, in the form of analytical tables, a summary of the principal national accounting aggregates based on official national accounts data for more than 200 countries and areas, covering 1970-2010. It also contains a section on the estimation methods used for compiling data...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V66 #12 DEC 2012

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, December 2012

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
30 Jan 2013
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V66 #11 NOV 2012

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, November 2012

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
6 Mar 2013
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V66 #10 OCT 2012

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, October 2012

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
6 Mar 2013
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V66 #9 SEP 2012

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, September 2012

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
31 Dec 2012
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MBS V66 #8 AUG 2012

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, August 2012

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
8 Oct 2012
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MBS V66 #7 JULY 2012

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, July 2012

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
31 Aug 2012
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...