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SYSTEM ENVIRO ECON ACCT CENTRAL

System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012

Central Framework

30 Apr 2014
This publication is a statistical framework that provides a comprehensive, consistent, comparable and flexible set of environmental-economic accounts for policymaking, analysis and research purposes. Agenda 21 adopted at the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development, in Rio de Janeiro, ca...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2013

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2013

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
23 Jan 2013
The World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) is the definitive report of the United Nations on the state of the world economy. One of the most highly anticipated economic reports from the United Nations, it is jointly produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nat...
WORLD E-PARLIAMENT RPT 2012

World E-Parliament Report 2012

Series:
World e-Parliament Report
31 Dec 2012
The World e-Parliament Report 2012 presents the latest data on the use and availability of systems, applications, hardware and tools in parliaments all over the world. The findings presented in the report are based on the results of the Global Survey of ICT in Parliaments 2012 conducted by the Gl...
NATL ACCT STATS 2011 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, 2011 (Five-volume Set)

Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2011 (Five-volume Set)

Series:
National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
15 Dec 2013
The publication contains detailed official national accounts data for 202 countries or areas of the World for the years 2000 to 2011. Each country chapter presents a write-up on the methodology and data sources which are used to compile the national accounts. The publication contains statistics o...
UN DEMOGRAPH YRBK 2011 V62

United Nations Demographic Yearbook 2011

Sixty-second issue

Series:
Demographic Yearbook (Ser. R)
19 Dec 2013
Demographic Yearbook 2011 is the the sixty-second in a series published since 1948. Through the cooperation with the National Statistical Offices, official demographic statistics are compiled in theYearbook, as available, for more than 230 countries and areas of the world up to the reference year...
GAOR 67TH SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Forty-Ninth Session (11-29 July 2011) Fiftieth Session (3-21 October 2011) Fifty-First Session (13 February- 2 March 2012)

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
17 Aug 2012
Official records of the Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Forty-Ninth Session (11-29 July 2011) Fiftieth Session (3-21 October 2011) Fifty-First Session (13 February- 2 March 2012).
WORLD YOUTH RPT 2011

World Youth Report 2011

Youth Employment - Youth Perspectives on the Pursuit of Decent Work in Changing Times

Series:
World Youth Report
20 Jun 2013
This is a biennially recurring publication of the United Nations. This year, it is largely based on an e-discussion with young people and representatives of youth-led organizations on the transition from schools and training institutions into the world of work. It shares the participants’ views, ...
WORLD POPUL PROSPECTS 2010 V2

World Population Prospects, The 2010 Revision

Volume II - Demographic Profiles

8 Mar 2013
This report presents the 2010 Revision of the population estimates and projections prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. The 2010 Revision constitutes the twenty second round of the global population estimates and p...
WORLD POPUL PROSPECTS 2010 V1

World Population Prospects, The 2010 Revision

Volume I: Comprehensive Tables

10 Jan 2013
This report presents the 2010 Revision of the population estimates and projections prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. The 2010 Revision constitutes the twenty second round of the global population estimates and p...
WORLD FERTILITY RPT 2009

World Fertility Report 2009

Series:
Population Studies
23 May 2012
This third Report presents a compilation of key indicators of fertility, nuptiality, contraceptive use and population policies regarding childbearing for 192 countries. The data covers the extremes of a period, from the 1970s to the early years of the 21st century, of unprecedented changes in rep...
FINAN HUMAN DEV AFRICA ASIA M-EAST

Financing Human Development in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

Series:
United Nations Series on Development
9 Dec 2013
This book assesses feasible financing strategies for policymakers to follow in pursuance of human development, taking as reference the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and their achievement by 2015. These strategies are analyzed in the context of broader concerns of economic de...
RETOOLING GLOBAL DEV GOVER

Retooling Global Development and Governance

Series:
United Nations Series on Development
29 Oct 2013
This publication provides a whole new set of ideas on how to overcome the deficiencies in the ongoing process of globalization and in the existing mechanisms for global economic governance. It points out promising directions for reform, including: strengthening government capacities for formulati...
IS GOOD GOVERNANCE GOOD FOR DEV

Is Good Governance Good for Development?

Series:
United Nations Series on Development
9 Aug 2012
Whilst good governance is a worthy goal by itself, this book argues that it is not a prerequisite for economic growth or development. Challenging the conventional good governance paradigm favoured by the donor community, this book exposes the methodological shortcomings of the commonly-used gover...
POPULAT AGEING & DEV 2012 (CHART)

Population Ageing and Development 2012 (Wall Chart)

21 Nov 2012
The chart contains up-to-date demographic, socioeconomic and labour force participation indicators of the older population in 230 countries in the world, including reference to the urban-rural differences in population ageing. The indicators include the number and proportion of the population age...
MDG GAP TASK FORCE RPT 2012

Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Gap Task Force Report 2012

The Global Partnership for Development: Making Rhetoric a Reality - Millennium Development Goal 8

Series:
MDG Gap Task Force Report
18 Sep 2012
The 2012 Report will continue to follow the progress on official development assistance, market access, debt sustainability, access to essential medicines and new technologies as prescribed by the Millennium Development Goal 8. Closer attention will be given to the impact of the global crisis on ...
EOR 2012 SUPP24 COMM PUB ADMIN

Committee of Experts on Public Administration

Report on the Eleventh Session (16-20 April 2012)

Series:
Report of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration
19 Jun 2012
Official Record of the Report of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration on the Eleventh Session (16-20 April 2012)
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...