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Democracy and Governance

THE TIME IS NOW

The Time is Now

Addressing the Gender Dimensions of Corruption

31 Dec 2020
Are women any less corrupt than men? This publication is a first, comprehensive foray into this complex, multilayered subject that affects every society and country in the world differently. It underlines the importance of understanding how national, cultural and social norms interact and shape c...
MAKING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT WORK FOR

Making Public Procurement Work for Women

31 Dec 2020
In developed countries, public procurement accounts for almost 15% of gross domestic product; in some developing countries, this figure can reach as high as 40%. It is shocking that women-owned businesses account for a mere 1% of this critical sector. Women-owned businesses often cite lack of inf...
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF GREEN ECONOMY

Political Economy of a Green Economy: Transition in Africa

1 Nov 2020
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) identified the green economy as one of several approaches to sustainable development. In their common position to Rio+20, African countries recognized that the transition to a green economy could offer new opportunities to advance ...
UN75 FUTURE WE WANT THE UN WE NEED

UN75 - The Future We Want, the United Nations We Need

9 Nov 2020
In January 2020, the United Nations launched the global consultation to mark its 75th anniversary. Through surveys and dialogues, it asked people about their hopes and fears for the future – representing the UN’s most ambitious effort to date to understand expectations of international cooperatio...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4 (R)

Recommendation N°4: National Trade Facilitation Bodies (Russian language)

13 Jan 2021
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
RECOMMANDATION NO.4

Recommandation N°4: Organismes nationaux de facilitation du commerce

16 Nov 2020
La recommandation n ° 4 révisée intègre des lignes directrices qui fournissent une description détaillée des étapes de la mise en place des Organismes nationaux de facilitation des échanges (ONFB) ainsi qu'un modèle de mandat pour un ONFB que les pays utilisent ou personnalisent en fonction de le...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4

Recommendation N°4 - National Trade Facilitation Bodies

4 Sep 2020
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
DEVELOPMENT POLICY & MULTILATERALI

Development Policy and Multilateralism after COVID-19

Committee for Development Policy (CDP) - Policy Note

29 Jul 2020
This Policy Note assembles analysis on different angles of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and the challenges and opportunities it presents for development policy and multilateralism. It addresses, among other issues: new ways of designing the relationship between governments and private actors...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2020

United Nations E-Government Survey 2020

Digital Government in the Decade of Action for Sustainable Development (With addendum on COVID-19 Response)

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United Nations E-Government Survey
24 Jul 2020
The Survey assesses global and regional e-government development through a comparative rating of national government portals relative to one another. It is designed to provide a snapshot of country trends and relative rankings of e-government development in the implementation of the Sustainable D...
DIGITAL & SUSTAIN TRADE FACILI (F)

Facilitation du commerce numérique et durable

Rapport régional de la CEE-ONU 2019

31 Oct 2020
L'internationalisation des chaînes de production et d'approvisionnement offre aux pays en développement et aux pays en transition de nouvelles possibilités d'intégration dans l'économie mondiale en permettant aux entreprises de rejoindre les réseaux de production internationaux. Ainsi, la nécessi...
DIGITAL & SUSTAIN TRADE FACILI (R)

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation (Russian language)

UNECE Regional Report 2019

30 Oct 2020
The United Nations Regional Commissions, in partnership with other key United Nations Organizations, have committed to supporting member States in implementing the WTO TFA. This report is part of that commitment and the policy recommendations and technical standards developed by UNECE and UN/CEFA...
DIGITAL & SUSTAIN TRADE FACILITATI

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation

UNECE Regional Report 2019

30 Mar 2020
The United Nations Regional Commissions, in partnership with other key United Nations Organizations, have committed to supporting member States in implementing the WTO TFA. This report is part of that commitment and the policy recommendations and technical standards developed by UNECE and UN/CEFA...
HUMAN RIGHTS WATER & SANITATION(F)

Les droits de l’homme à l’eau potable et l’assainissement dans la pratique

Conclusions et enseignements tirés des travaux sur l’accès équitable à l’eau et à l’assainissement menés en application du Protocole sur l’eau et la santé

31 Oct 2020
La publication synthétise les conclusions et les enseignements tirés jusqu'à présent des travaux sur l'accès équitable à l'eau et à l'assainissement menés dans le cadre du Protocole sur l'eau et la santé, dont le secrétariat est assuré par la CEE-ONU et le bureau régional de l'OMS pour l'Europe. ...
HUMAN RIGHTS WATER & SANITATION(R)

The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation in Practice (Russian language)

Findings and Lessons Learned from the Work on Equitable Access to Water and Sanitation under the Protocol on Water and Health in the Pan-European Region

3 Nov 2020
This publication capitalizes on the findings and lessons learned so far from the work on equitable access to water and sanitation under the UNECE / WHO Regional Office for Europe Protocol on Water and Health. It features the experiences of eleven countries from the pan-European region that have e...
HUMAN RIGHTS WATER & SANITATION

The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation in Practice

Findings and Lessons Learned from the Work on Equitable Access to Water and Sanitation under the Protocol on Water and Health in the Pan-European Region

16 Dec 2019
This publication capitalizes on the findings and lessons learned so far from the work on equitable access to water and sanitation under the UNECE / WHO Regional Office for Europe Protocol on Water and Health. It features the experiences of eleven countries from the pan-European region that have e...
RECOMMENDATION NO.43

Recommendation No. 43 - Sustainable Procurement

Minimal Common Sustainability Criteria for Sustainable Procurement Processes to Select Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprise Suppliers

2 May 2020
Procurement usually prioritizes cost aspects; however, it is becoming increasingly important to consider an appropriate balance between financial, environmental and social considerations. This recommendation proposes an approach to both sustainable public-sector procurement as well as sustainable...
RECOMMENDATION NO.43 (F)

Recommandation no 43 - Pratiques d’achat durables

Critères de durabilité communs minimums pour la sélection des microentreprises et des petites et moyennes entreprises fournisseuses en vue de pratiques d’achat durables

5 May 2020
Dans les pratiques d’achat, les questions de coût sont généralement prioritaires ; on accorde cependant une importance croissante à la recherche d’un équilibre approprié entre les impératifs financiers, environnementaux et sociaux. L’approche proposée dans la présente recommandation concerne auss...
RECOMMENDATION NO.43 (R)

Recommendation N°43 - Sustainable Procurement (Russian language)

Minimal Common Sustainability Criteria for Sustainable Procurement Processes to Select Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprise Suppliers

13 May 2020
Procurement usually prioritizes cost aspects; however, it is becoming increasingly important to consider an appropriate balance between financial, environmental and social considerations. This recommendation proposes an approach to both sustainable public-sector procurement as well as sustainable...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019 (F)

Rapport sur l'économie numérique 2019

Création et captation de valeur - incidences pour les pays en développement

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Rapport sur l'économie numérique
10 Apr 2020
Le rapport sur l'économie numérique 2019 intitulé «Création et captation de valeur: Les implications pour les pays en développement» dresse le bilan des tendances récentes du paysage numérique mondial et examine les implications des plateformes de données et numériques en termes de développement ...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019 (S)

Informe sobre la Economía Digital 2019

Creación y captura de valor - repercusión para los países en desarrollo

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Informe sobre la Economía Digital
13 Apr 2020
El Informe sobre la Economía Digital 2019 con el título de “Creación y captura de valor - repercusión para los países en desarrollo” presenta las tendencias recientes en el panorama digital mundial y examina los efectos de los datos y las plataformas digitales en las políticas y el desarrollo eco...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019

Digital Economy Report 2019

Value Creation and Capture - Implications for Developing Countries

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Digital Economy Report
10 Sep 2019
The Digital Economy Report 2019 on “Value creation and capture: Implications for developing countries” takes stock of recent trends in the global digital landscape and discusses the development and policy implications of data and digital platforms. A key feature of the evolving digital economy is...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2003

UN Global E-Government Survey 2003

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United Nations E-Government Survey
22 Jan 2004
Governments have the critical responsibility to pursue policies and measures to build resilience and assist those most affected by shocks in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They must find ways to anticipate disasters and shocks and lower their impact. Digital technologies are ...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2019

World Public Sector Report 2019

Sustainable Development Goal 16: Focus on Public Institutions

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World Public Sector Report
19 Jul 2019
This report looks at national-level developments in relation to several concepts highlighted in the targets of Goal 16, which are viewed as institutional principles: access to information, transparency, accountability, anti-corruption, inclusiveness of decision-making processes, and non-discrimin...
AFRIQUE RENOUVEAU V33 #1 2019

Afrique renouveau, Avril - Juilet 2019

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Afrique renouveau
6 Jun 2019
Le magazine Afrique renouveau traite des nombreux défis auxquels sont confrontés les populations africaines, leurs dirigeants et leurs partenaires internationaux: les objectifs de développement durable, les réformes économiques, la dette, l’éducation; la santé, la promotion de la femme, les confl...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #2 2018

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2018, Issue No. 2

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
18 Oct 2019
The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal (APSDJ) aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Published twice a year, the APSDJ is a rebranded journal of the Unit...