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MANUAL SOBRE SISTEMAS DE REGISTRO

Manual sobre Sistemas de Registro Civil y Estadísticas Vitales

Informatización

14 Apr 2000
El presente Manual sobre sistemas de Registro Civil y Estadísticas Vitales: Informatización, servirá de guía a los responsables de las decisiones y a las autoridades pertinentes de los países cuando formulen y pongan en práctica los sistemas administrativos de procesamiento electrónico de datos q...
MANUEL DES SYST ENREGIST DES FAITS

Manuel des Systémes d'enregistremnt des Faits d'état Civil et de Statistiques de l'état Civil

Principes et Protocoles Concernant la Comunication et L'archivage des Documents Individuels

14 Apr 2000
Ce Manuel appartient à une série de cinq manuels consacrés chacun à un sujet particulier dans le cadre des systèmes d'enregistrement des faits d'état civil et de statistiques de l'état civil. L'objectif du présent Manuel est d'aider les pays à élaborer les politiques nécessaires pour protéger le ...
FINANCIAL MNGMT IN TRANSITION

Financial Management in Transitional Economies

21 Jul 2000
This publication provides a detailed picture of the situation in which financial management takes place in transitional economies including countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (comprising the Baltic republics, the Commonwealth of Independent ...
TRANSPARENCY & ACCOUNTABILITY GOV

Transparency and Accountability in Government Financial Management

21 Jul 2000
This publication is a review of the first on-line meeting of experts under United Nations auspices on Effecting Transparency and Accountability in Government Financial Management. The focus of the publication is on weaknesses in systems of accountability and transparency that facilitate unethical...
CAPACITY BUILDING SELECTED LEAST

Capacity Building in Selected Least Developed Countries

21 Jul 2000
This publication presents case study analyzes aimed at strengthening the institutional capacities of the African Lusophone Countries (ALCs). It presents the institutional and administrative weaknesses, and the constraints and the needs assessment for capacity building. Ultimately the publication ...
ECON GOVERNANCE GUIDELINES FO

Economic Governance

Guidelines for Effective Financial Management

4 Aug 2000
Economic Governance emphasizes the need to evolve basic principles and guidelines for ensuring effective economic governance in developing and transitional economy countries. The purpose of the publication is to identify all such aspects of good economic governance essential for enhancing sound a...
PROMOT ETHICS THE PUBLIC SERVICE

Promoting Ethics in Public Service

21 Jul 2000
This publication presents a series of papers written by experts on ethics in the public service. Although the papers were placed in the Brazilian context, they are relevant not only to Brazil but to other countries, in either introducing or making changes to their public service ethics management...
DECENTRALIZATION CONDIT FOR SUCC

Decentralization

Conditions for Success - Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States

7 Jul 2000
For more than a decade, decentralization has been a central theme in the debate on governance worldwide. This publication explores the accomplishments of decentralization in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). It provides an account of legislative framewor...
BUILDING PARTNER FOR GOOD GOV

Building Partnerships for Good Governance

The Spirit and the Reality of South-south Cooperation

4 Aug 2000
This publication summarizes the proceedings of the World Conference on Governance plenary session and five related workshops on 'Building Partnerships for Governance'. The report represents a global discussion of the conditions and elements of successful partnerships. It highlights the importance...
PROFESSIONALISM ETHICS THE PUBLIC

Professionalism and Ethics in the Public Service

21 Jul 2000
This publication is an overview of three conferences on the theme of professionalism and ethics in the public service. Extensive coverage is presented in such subjects as: current issues in professionalism and ethics in the public service, cases in countries in transition (Central and Eastern Eur...
HNDBK NATL ACCOUNTING LINKS BETW

Handbook of National Accounting

Links between Business Accounting and National Accounting

27 Oct 2000
This Handbook is part of a series of handbooks in support of the implementation of the 1993 System of National Accounts. This handbook attempts to cover the conceptual and practical aspects of linking business accounts to national accounts through countries' experiences. From the Handbook, one le...
STAT YRBK 1997 44TH ISS

Statistical Yearbook 1997, Forty-fourth Issue

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
18 Feb 2000
A comprehensive compendium of vital internationally comparable data for the analysis of socio-economic development at the world, regional and national levels. The Yearbook provides data on the world economy, its structure, major trends and current performance, as well as on issues such as populat...
SOCIAL PROTECTION REVISITED

Social Protection Revisited

The focus of this publication is the current debate on the latest developments in social security and the social support infrastructure in general. The report is a supplement to the previously published, 'Report on the World Social Situation'.
HNDBK POPULAT & HOUSING CENSUS

Handbook on Population and Housing Census Editing

21 Sep 2001
This publication discusses essential features and uses of population and housing censuses data editing. It explains good editing practices and how to set editing rules incorporating flowcharts to facilitate the editing exercises. The handbook is applicable to both censuses and surveys and bridges...
HNDBK GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Handbook on Geographic Information Systems and Digital Mapping

1 Dec 2000
The rapid recent developments in digital mapping technology and the increasing demand for geo-referenced small area population data have been the main motivation for the present handbook. The Handbook on Geographic Information Systems and Digital Mapping provides guidance on how to ensure consist...
SUSTAINAB DEV SUCCESS STORIES #4

Sustainable Development Success Stories

12 May 2000
The present volume is based on project descriptions and activities that have led to tangible results in sustainable development, from which we can draw lessons that can be implemented around the world. Sustainable Development Success Stories will help to share experience and encourage information...
NATL ACCT STATS 1996/97 MAIN

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, 1996-1997

Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables

Series:
National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
27 Jul 2001
This publication contains detailed national accounts estimates for most countries or areas of the world for selected years between 1996 and 1997. The estimates for each country or area are presented in separate chapters with uniform table headings and classifications as recommended in the United ...
HNDBK NATL ACCOUNTING USE MACRO

Handbook on National Accounting

Use of Macro Accounts in Policy Analysis

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
27 Sep 2002
Traditionally policy analysts use statistics in order to monitor developments and make decisions. This handbook emphasizes the role of macro accounting as an instrument rather than a data set. The term 'macro accounts' refers to the feature of macro accounts to reconcile separate statistics into ...
SITUAT ECON SOCIALE MONDE 1999

Situation Economique et Sociale Dans le Monde 1999, La

Tendances et Politiques Economiques Mondiales

28 Jan 2000
Ce rapport annuel brosse un tableau de l'actualité économique et de ses grandes tendances. Il fournit une analyse sur la conjoncture économique actuelle dans les pays développés, les pays en transition et les pays en développement. Cette édition examine particulièrement la question du financemen...
CHARTING THE PROGRESS POPULATIO

Charting the Progress of Populations

25 Feb 2000
Recognizing that development remains the great challenge of our time, the United Nations launched a series of global conferences during the 1990s addressing critical issues of international concern. This publication provides basic statistical information and analysis for 12 key indicators relevan...
HNDBK NATL ACCOUNTING INPUT OUTPUT

Handbook of National Accounting

Input/Output Tables - Compilation and Analysis

10 Dec 1999
The main focus of the Handbook is to cover in detail the conceptual and statistical integration of the supply and use tables within the 1993 System of National Accounts (SNA). The Handbook covers three main areas: the analytical and statistical foundation of input-output (I/O) analysis and the me...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBOOK 1999

World Statistics Pocketbook 1999 Edition

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
18 Aug 2000
This handy statistical 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...
URBAN AND RURAL AREAS 1999 CHART

Urban and Rural Areas 1999 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
28 Apr 2000
A comparative chart that shows for each of the 228 countries and areas of the world, urban and rural population in 1999 and in 2030, annual growth rate in 1995-2000 and the population of the largest urban agglomeration in 1999 with population in absolute number and as a percentage of urban popula...
URBAN AGGLOMERATIONS 1999 CHART

United Nations Urban Agglomeration 1999 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
9 Jun 2000
This Chart provides an alphabetical list of every urban agglomeration in the world that currently has 1 million or more in population. For each agglomeration, it lists the population size in 1999 and the projected size in 2015. It also gives figures for the population growth rate between 1995 and...
WISTAT WOMEN

WISTAT

Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (CD-ROM)

9 Jun 2000
This is a global database of statistics and indicators available up to mid-1999, on gender, population and social development. It contains detailed statistics and indicators for 206 countries or areas of the world on a wide range of topics, including: population composition and distribution, educ...
CLASSIF EXPENDITURE ACCORD PURPOSE

Classifications of Expenditure According to Purpose

Statistical Papers - Series M No. 84

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
24 Mar 2000
This publication presents four classifications of expenditure according to purpose: the classification of the functions of Government (COFOG); the classification of individual consumption according to purpose (COICOP); the classification of the purposes of non-profit institutions serving househol...