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TWIN CHALLENGES REDUC POVERTY

The Twin Challenges of Reducing Poverty and Creating Employment

16 May 2014
This publication is based on papers presented at two Expert Group Meetings (jointly organized by DSPD and the ILO) that brought together specialists to undertake a review of progress in eradicating poverty and to analyse policy responses to the global jobs crisis in different countries and region...
WORLD POPULAT AGEING 2013

World Population Ageing 2013

Series:
Population Studies
16 May 2014
World Population Ageing 2013 provides a description of global trends in population ageing and includes a series of indicators of the ageing process by development regions, major areas, regions and countries. It considers the process of population ageing for the world as a whole, for more and less...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V68 #2 FEB 2014

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, February 2014

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
29 Jul 2015
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 V68 #1 JAN 2014

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, January 2014

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
29 Jul 2015
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...
POPULAT VITAL STAT RPT V66 #1

Population and Vital Statistics Report

Data available as of 1 January 2014

Series:
Statistical papers - United Nations (Ser. A), Population and vital statistics report
10 Jun 2014
This issue of the Population and Vital Statistics Report presents data for countries or areas on population size (total, male, and female) from the latest available census, estimated total population size for 2011 or 2012 (the later available year), and the number and rate of vital events (live b...
WORLD FERTIL PATTERNS 2013 (CHART)

World Fertility Patterns 2013 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
27 May 2014
World Fertility Patterns 2013 provides the latest available data about the level, trends and age pattern of fertility for countries and regions of the world.
WORLD MORTALITY RPT 2013 (CHRT)

World Mortality 2013 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
27 May 2014
The World Mortality 2013 provides a comprehensive set of mortality estimates for the world’s countries and their aggregates, along with an inventory of the availability of primary data for the estimation of adult and child mortality at the national level.
GOOD PRACTICE INNOVAT 2012/13

Good Practices and Innovations in Public Governance

United Nations Public Service Awards Winners 2012-2013

10 Nov 2014
This publication provides an overview of 91 successful innovations in governance and public administration from 38 countries that received the United Nations Public Service Awards, which is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. The purpose of this book is...
COMPENDIUM INNOVAT E-GOV V5

Compendium of Innovative E-government Practices

Volume V

25 Mar 2015
As information and communication technologies (ICTs) are dramatically changing the lives of people around the world, governments must come to grips with finding solutions that will increase public value to their citizens. This publication creates a venue for promoting innovative e-government solu...
PROMOT GEND EQUAL EMPOWER WOME

From Promoting Gender Equality to Empowering Women

Role of E-Government in Asia and the Pacific

10 Nov 2014
The UNPOG research analyzed the degree to which the e-government development in Asia and the Pacific contribute to promote gender equality, provide a toolkit to assess national e-Government readiness for gender equality and women’s empowerment, and generate an e-government readiness index for gen...
WORLD YOUTH RPT 2013

World Youth Report 2013

Youth and Migration

Series:
World Youth Report
28 May 2014
The World Youth Report 2013 focuses on the topic of youth and migration. It delivers a synopsis of the basic facts on youth migration and development discussing who is migrating, where they are coming from, where they are going to and why. The Report looks at the entire process involved in migrat...
INTL RECOM ENERGY STATISTICS

International Recommendations for Energy Statistics

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
26 Oct 2018
The International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES) were  developed to assist countries in the establishment and strengthening of their energy statistical programmes. They provide data compilers with a complete set of recommendations covering all aspects of the statistical production p...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 2013

Report on the World Social Situation 2013

Inequality Matters

Series:
Report on the World Social Situation
19 Feb 2014
The 2013 report examines key drivers of inequality that have emerged in the recent past and the impact of rising inequality. It examines trends in social, economic and spatial inequalities and assesses why inequality matters in order to propose policy solutions to this persistent problem, paying ...
FRAMEWORK DEV ENV STAT 2013

Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics 2013

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
22 Mar 2018
This multipurpose conceptual and statistical framework provides an organizing structure to guide the collection and compilation of environment statistics at the national level. Though recommended for use by countries at any stage of development, its primary objective is to guide countries at earl...
WORLD POPULAT POLICIES 2013

World Population Policies 2013

Series:
Population Studies
13 Feb 2014
This report provides a comprehensive overview of key aspects of population policies and dynamics for 197 countries since the mid-1970s. Updated biennially, it documents changes in key aspects of Government views and policies related to population size and growth, population age structure, fertili...
INTL MIGRATION POLICIES GOVERNM

International Migration Policies

Government Views and Priorities

Series:
Population Studies
25 Feb 2014
This report provides an overview of Government views and policies on international migration for 196 countries, including all 193 Member States, and three non-member States of the United Nations. The report describes Government views and policy intentions related to immigration and emigration, an...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2014

United Nations E-Government Survey 2014

E-Government for the Future we Want

Series:
United Nations E-Government Survey
18 Sep 2014
The UN E-Government Survey serves as a tool for decision-makers to identify their areas of strength and challenges. The Survey assesses the e-government readiness of the 193 Member States of the UN according to a quantitative composite index of e-readiness based on website assessment, telecommuni...
NATL ACCT STATS 2012 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2012

Analysis of Main Aggregates 2012

Series:
National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
11 Feb 2014
This publication is a summary of the principal national accounting aggregates based on official national accounts data for more than 200 countries and areas, covering the years from 1970 to 2012. Tables include analysis of data on gross domestic product (GDP) by different structural components, w...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2015

World Public Sector Report 2015

Responsive and Accountable Public Governance

Series:
World Public Sector Report
1 Dec 2015
This publication is based on highlights of the discussion held during the 12th Session of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA), in 2013, on “The Role of Responsive and Accountable Public Governance in achieving the MDGs and the Post-2015 Development Agenda,” which observed ...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2012 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2012, Volume II

Trade by Commodity

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
25 Apr 2014
The 2012 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume II - Trade by Commodity contains detailed tables showing international trade for 258 individual commodities (3-digit SITC groups) and eleven world trade tables covering trade values and indices up to the year 2012. The information containe...
WORLD CONTRACEPTIVE PATTERNS 2013

World Contraceptive Patterns 2013 (Wall Chart)

Series:
Population Studies
27 May 2014
World Contraceptive Patterns 2013 provides the latest information available about contraceptive prevalence, by method, and unmet need for family planning for countries and regions of the world.
POPULAT DEV & ENVIRO 2013 (CHART)

Population, Development and the Environment 2013 (Wall Chart)

27 May 2014
The wall chart on Population, Development and the Environment 2013 presents the latest data available on 15 demographic, socio-economic and environmental indicators at the national, regional and world levels. It also contains illustrative maps and graphs, along with brief explanatory texts of sel...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2014

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
20 Jan 2014
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...
INTERNET GOVERNANCE SUST HUMAN

Internet Governance for Sustainable Human, Economic and Social Development

3 Jul 2014
Each year the IGF Secretariat produces a book to provide a concise yet comprehensive summary of the proceedings that take place at the annual global IGF gatherings. Included herewith are edited transcripts of all of the main sessions that took place over the four days in Baku and the reports of t...
FINANC PRODUCTION FLOWS STOCKS

Financial Production, Flows and Stocks in the System of National Accounts

Studies in Methods Series F No. 113, Handbook on National Accounting

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
14 May 2015
This Handbook aims to provide practical guidance on the calculation and allocation of the production of various types of financial services and issues related to the compilation of the financial account and balance sheets by institutional sector in the context of from-whom-to-whom relationships. ...
ALTERN DEV STRATEG POST 2015 ERA

Alternative Development Strategies for the Post-2015 Era

The United Nations Series on Development

Series:
United Nations Series on Development
21 Oct 2013
The global economic crisis of 2008-2009 exposed systemic failings at the core of economic policymaking worldwide. The crisis came on top of several other crises, including skyrocketing and highly volatile world food and energy prices and climate change. This book argues that new policy approaches...
CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT PRACT SUPRE

Citizen Engagement Practices by Supreme Audit Institutions

17 Jun 2014
This publication provides an overview of successful examples and innovations in the engagement of citizen in public accountability processes through Supreme Audit Institutions. The purpose of this book is to disseminate, through comparative case studies and analysis, and conceptual framework, in...
WORLD POPUL PROSPECTS 2012 (DVD)

World Population Prospects

The 2012 Revision (DVD) - Extended Dataset in Excel and ASCII formats

Series:
Population Studies
22 Oct 2013
The Extended DVD contains all essential data such as total births, total deaths, total net-migration, the respective crude rates, life expectancy at birth by sex, infant and child mortality, summary measures of adult mortality and deaths by broad age groups, total fertility, net-reproduction rate...
WORLD POPUL PROSPECTS 2012 (DVD)

World Population Prospects

The 2012 Revision (DVD-ROM)-Comprehensive Dataset in Excel

Series:
Population Studies
22 Oct 2013
The Comprehensive DVD-ROM contains for all fertility projection variants (low, medium, high and constant-fertility) all essential data such as total births, total deaths, total net-migration, the respective crude rates, life expectancy at birth by sex, infant and child mortality, summary measures...
INDUS COMMODITY STAT YRBK 2010

Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook 2010

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

Series:
Industrial commodity statistics yearbook / Annuaire de statistiques industrielles par produit
28 Feb 2014
This publication provides statistics on the production of about 600 major industrial commodities. Data was provided for the ten-year period of 2001-2010 for approximately 200 countries and territories. The commodities have been selected on the basis of their importance in world production and tra...