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Department of Economic and Social Affairs
MBS VOL 58 NO 9 SEPTEMBER 2004

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, September 2004

14 Jan 2005
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBOOK 2004

World Statistics Pocketbook 2004

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
3 Jun 2005
This handy pocketbook provides an easy-to-use international compilation of basic economic, social and environmental indicators for 208 countries and areas worldwide. It covers 57 key indicators in the areas of population, economic activity, agriculture, industry, energy, international trade, tran...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2003 V1&2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2003, Volume I & II

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
12 Aug 2005
The fifty-second edition of the International Trade Statistics Yearbook provides the basic information for individual countries external trade performances in terms of value as well as in volume and price, the importance of trading partners and the significance of individual commodities imported ...
EXAMEN Y EVALUACION DE LOS PROGRES

Examen y Evaluación de los Progresos Realizados en la Consecución de los Fines y Objetivos del Programa de Acción de la Conferencia Internacional sobre la Población y el Desarrollo

Informe de 2004

Series:
Estudios de Población
14 Jan 2005
El presente informe consta de una introducción y siete secciones. En las dos primeras secciones se ofrece un panorama de los niveles y las tendencias en materia de población y del crecimiento, la estructura y la distribución de la población en el mundo y sus principales regiones. A continuación, ...
PVS VOL 56 NO 1 JULY 2004

Population and Vital Statistics Report, July 2004

5 Nov 2004
This biannual journal, released in English, gives you estimates of world and regional populations as well as estimates for 218 countries. Information is derived from each country's latest population, national census and from nationally representative statistics on birth and mortality.
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2004 P2

World Economic and Social Survey 2004

International Migration

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
28 Jan 2005
International migration is one of the central dimensions of globalization. Facilitated by improved transportation and communications and stimulated by large economic and social inequalities in the world, people are increasingly moving across national borders in an effort to improve their own and ...
MBS VOL 58 NO 8 AUGUST 2004

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, August 2004

5 Nov 2004
MBS presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, pr...
INTERNET GOVERNANCE GRAND COLLA

Internet Governance

A Grand Collaboration

Series:
ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
This publication is an edited collection of papers contributed to the United Nations ICT Task Force Global Forum on Internet Governance (New York, 25 - 26 March 2004). The papers provide useful information on how many different organizations are already governing the Internet and its effects on s...
CONNECTED FOR DEV INFO KIOSKS

Connected for Development

Information Kiosks and Sustainability

Series:
ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
This publication suggests that Information kiosks can be a timely model based on lessons learned from Internet Cafes, placing the focus on using the technology as a tool to deliver information and services to the underserved. Thus, the rural and disenfranchised of the world are given a voice and ...
ROLE INFO & COMMUNICAT TECHN

Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Global Development, The

Analyses and Policy Recommendations

Series:
ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
This publication, which is a reflection and synthesis of the dialogue among the Task Force community, illustrates the importance placed on understanding, exploring and integrating the myriad applications of ICT with the Millennium Development Goals, a framework agreed to by member governments of ...
INFO & COMMUN TECHNO FOR AFRICAN

Information and Communication Technologies for African Development

An Assessment of Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series:
ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
Nowhere is the digital divide more pronounced than in countries of the African continent. Africa is the most unconnected, in an increasingly connected world. Yet, given the broad spectrum of development challenges, including fighting diseases, famine and poverty while striving for socioeconomic, ...
INFORMATION INSECURITY SURVIVAL

Information Insecurity

A Survival Guide to the Uncharted Territories of Cyber-threats and Cyber-security

Series:
ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
This book attempts to create greater awareness about the growing dangers of cyber-hooliganism, cyber-crime, cyber-terrorism and cyber-war, inherent in the new opportunities for good and evil that have been opened up in Information Technology.
WORLD FERTILITY RPT 2003

World Fertility Report 2003

Series:
Population Studies
28 Jan 2005
The twentieth century ushered in profound and continuing changes in childbearing that are driven by and impact on social and economic development. Central to these changes in childbearing are shifts in nuptiality and increase in the use of contraception. This report, first of its kind, presents d...
NATL ACCT STATS 2002/03 MAIN

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, 2002-2003

Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables

Series:
National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
29 Jul 2005
This publication contains detailed national accounts estimates for 169 countries and areas of the world for the years 1992 to 2003. The national data for each country and area are presented in separate chapters using uniform table headings and classifications recommended in the United Nations Sys...
LEVELS & TRENDS CONTRACEP USE 2002

Levels and Trends of Contraceptive Use as Assessed in 2002

Series:
Population Studies
8 Sep 2006
The primary objective of the present report is to provide a comprehensive review of contraceptive use around the world. The review is based primarily on data obtained from nationally representative sample surveys. At the time this review was undertaken, contraceptive use data referring to 1980 or...
POVERTY REDUCTION & GOOD GOVERNA

Poverty Reduction and Good Governance

Report of the Committee for Development Policy on the Sixth Session (29 March - 4 April 2004)

17 Jun 2005
Within the overall global objective of reducing poverty by half by 2015, a central challenge remains that of improving the economic and social conditions of the more than 600 million inhabitants of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Good governance can be instrumental in achieving poverty redu...
WORLD FERTIL PATTERNS 2004 (CHART)

World Fertility Patterns 2004 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
1 Jul 2005
The data presented in this chart are from territories or areas, irrespective of their legal status or the delimitation of their frontiers or boundaries, whose population in 2000 was greater than 100,000. The total fertility rate is the average number of children that would be born per woman if al...
WORLD POPULATION TO 2300

World Population to 2300

Series:
Population Studies
5 Nov 2004
In addition to the World Population Prospects, published every two years, the United Nations periodically prepares supplementary world population projections referred to as long-range projections. The Population Division has adopted two major innovations for this new set of long-range population ...
ACUERDOS FISCALES INTL V9 #62

Acuerdos Fiscales Internacionales

14 Jan 2005
Serie de fascículos sobre la situación de los acuerdos fiscales internacionales sobre renta y patrimonio; capital móvil; empresas comerciales, industriales y agrícolas; o empresas marítimas y de transporte aéreo.
ACUERDOS FISCALES INTL V9 #61

Acuerdos Fiscales Internacionales

19 Nov 2004
Serie de fascículos sobre la situación de los acuerdos fiscales internacionales sobre renta y patrimonio; capital móvil; empresas comerciales, industriales y agrícolas; o empresas marítimas y de transporte aéreo.