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SOUTH SOUTH COOPERATION IN SUPPORT

South-south Cooperation in Support of the New Partnership for Africa's Development

Experiences of Africa - Latin America and the Caribbean

13 Aug 2004
The cooperation between countries of Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting the contribution of the countries from the latter region to Africa’s development through South-South cooperation, an important complement to international development cooperation, is reviewed in this tit...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2004 P1

World Economic and Social Survey 2004

Trends and Policies in the World Economy

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
10 Dec 2004
This publication examines recent developments in and prospects for the world economy and addresses their implications for the developing countries in the struggle against poverty. In 2004, the world economy continued the recovery that had started in 2003. Nevertheless, there are a number of immed...
STAT YRBK 2000 47TH BK&CD

Statistical Yearbook 2000 (Set of Book & CD-ROM)

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
16 Apr 2004
The Statistical Yearbook is a comprehensive compendium of vital internationally comparable data for the analysis of socio-economic developments at the world, regional and national levels. The Yearbook provides data on the world economy, its structure, major trends and current performance, as well...
WORLD URBANIZATION PROSPECTS 2003

World Urbanization Prospects

The 2003 Revision

Series:
Population Studies
31 Dec 2004
This publication presents estimates and projections for the period 1950-2030, on the size and growth of urban and rural populations for all countries and for all urban agglomerations that had at least 750,000 inhabitants in 2000. Apart from the wealth of statistics presented, it also analyzes the...
MBS VOL 58 NO 1 JANUARY 2004

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, January 2004

26 Mar 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...
HUMAN DEV HEALTH & EDUCATION

Human Development, Health and Education

Series:
Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council
11 Jun 2004
This publication is a compilation of presentations, issue papers, summaries, and keynote speeches that constituted the High-Level Segment meetings of the United Nations Economic and Social Council for 2002, including the two preparatory meetings that preceded it. Important topics discussed in thi...
SUPPORTING AFRICA EFFORTS ACHIEVE

Supporting Africa's Efforts to Achieve Sustainable Development

Series:
Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council
11 Jun 2004
This publication is a compilation of presentations and papers that focus on the topic, Supporting Africa’s Efforts to Achieve Sustainable Development. They were presented at the High-Level Segment meetings of the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 2001. The papers discuss poverty, agri...
INTEGRATED APPROACH RURAL DEV

Integrated Approach to Rural Development, An

Series:
Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council
25 Jun 2004
This book is based on the Secretary-General’s report to the High-Level segment of the Economic and Social Council on promoting an integrated approach to rural development in developing countries for poverty eradication and sustainable development. The publication contains papers, presentations, a...
URBAN AGGLOMERATIONS 2003 (CHART)

United Nations Urban Agglomeration 2003 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
11 Jun 2004
This detailed wall chart provides statistics about urban agglomerations around the world. In alphabetical order, it provides past, present and future statistics on agglomeration size and rank to establish trends around the world.
URBAN & RURAL AREAS 2003 (CHART)

Urban and Rural Areas 2003 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
14 May 2004
This detailed wall chart provides figures about urban versus rural population rates for countries around the world. This chart is organized by continent to ensure statistical information on each country is found quickly and easily.
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2001

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2001

Series:
Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
27 Aug 2004
The Energy Statistics Yearbook 2001 is a comprehensive collection of international energy statistics prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division. It is the forty-fifth in a series of annual compilations which commenced under the title World Energy Supplies in Selected Years, 1929-1950. The...
STAT YRBK 2001 48TH ISS CD

Statistical Yearbook 2001

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
10 Dec 2004
This annual compilation of statistics for over 200 countries and areas of the world is organized in four parts: world and region summary; population and social statistics; economic activity; and international economic relations. This issue of the Yearbook presents 84 tables in the fields of demog...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBOOK 2003

World Statistics Pocketbook 2003 Edition

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
30 Jul 2004
This handy pocketbook provides an easy-to-use international compilation of basic economic, social and environmental indicators for 209 countries and areas worldwide. It covers 55 key indicators in the areas of population, economic activity, agriculture, industry, energy, international trade, tran...
WORLD POPULAT POLICIES 2003

World Population Policies 2003

Series:
Population Studies
14 May 2004
World Population Policies 2003 provides an overview of population policies and dynamics for 194 Member States and non-member States for which data are available at mid-decade for the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. It also shows, on a country-by-country basis, the evolution of Government views and polici...
MBS VOL 57 NO 12 DECEMBER 2003

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, December 2003

12 Mar 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...
HNDBK NATL ACCOUNTING NATL ACCO

Handbook of National Accounting

National Accounts - A Practical Introduction

25 Jun 2004
Basic concepts and structures of the System of National Accounts (SNA) are provided in this handbook designed to familiarize economists and policy makers with national accounts. This publication will serve as a useful guide to reading the SNA.
UN GUIDELINES FOR CONSUMER

United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection (As Expanded in 1999)

30 Jul 2004
In 1985 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the UN Guidelines for Consumer Protection to assist countries in developing and strengthening consumer protection policies. The guidelines covered such issues as product safety, responsibilities of producers and distributors, consumer education ...
SEARCHING FOR INNOVATIONS IN GOV

Searching for Innovations in Governance and Public Administration for Poverty Reduction

Concepts, Experiences and Lessons for the Future

14 May 2004
This publication examines the implementation of poverty reduction programmes and discusses the innovations and readjustments in governance and public administration that must be made to align them to the exigencies of poverty reduction. It is intended to promoting the exchange of experiences and ...
LEADERSHIP & SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

Leadership and Social Transformation in the Public Sector

Moving from Challenges to Solutions

14 May 2004
This publication is made up of a series of papers that attempt to define the nature and essence of leadership, paying special focus on the institutional and legal framework within which critical public service leadership roles must be performed. It examines the challenges to public service leader...
MBS VOL 57 NO 11 NOVEMBER 2003

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, November 2003

12 Mar 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...
DIRECTRICES PRINCIPIOS PARA ELABOR

Directrices y Principios para la Elaboración de Estadísticas de Discapacidad

12 Mar 2004
Este documento ha sido preparado para atender las crecientes necesidades de los servicios nacionales de estadística en esta esfera. El enfoque de las Directrices es selectivo. No se trata de un manual general sobre censos y encuestas, sino que sólo se ocupa de cuestiones específicas que se relaci...
PRINCIPIOS RECOMEN PARA SISTEMA #2

Principios y Recomendaciones para un Sistema de Estadísticas Vitales

13 Feb 2004
Este documento es una actualización de la Versión I que se publicó en 1973 y contiene directrices para a ) mejorar el registro civil; b) aumentar la coordinación y la comunicación entre los organismos responsables del registro civil y las estadísticas vitales; c) utilizar la información contenida...
INFORME SOBRE SITUACIO SOCIAL 2003

Informe Sobre la Situación Social en el Mundo 2003

Vulnerabilidad Social - Fuentes y Desafíos

16 Jan 2004
El propósito del Informe es establecer un marco de referencia para identificar las fuentes de la vulnerabilidad social y estudiar estrategias que permitan reducir la vulnerabilidad de determinados grupos sociales.
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2002 V1&2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2002, Volume I & II

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
30 Jul 2004
Volume I provides historical information on the external trade performance of individual countries in terms of current values. Information showing important commodities traded by an individual country (latest 4 years) and the country’s trade with its major trading partners and regions (latest 5 y...