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OUR COMMON AGENDA RPT SECRT GENRL

Our Common Agenda - Report of the Secretary-General

10 Sep 2021
On the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations, the world has faced its biggest shared test since the Second World War in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Yet while our welfare, and indeed the permanence of human life, depend on us working together, international cooperation h...
NOTRE PRGRAMM COMMUN RPPRT SEC GEN

Notre Programme Commun - Rapport du Secrétaire général

10 Sep 2021
Au moment de célébrer le soixante-quinzième anniversaire de l'Organisation des Nations Unies, le monde a dû faire face à la plus grande épreuve collective qu'il ait eu à surmonter depuis la Seconde Guerre mondiale : la pandémie de maladie à coronavirus (COVID-19). Alors même que notre bien-être e...
OUR COMMON AGENDA RPT SECRT GEN(C)

Our Common Agenda - Report of the Secretary-General (Chinese language)

10 Sep 2021
On the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations, the world has faced its biggest shared test since the Second World War in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Yet while our welfare, and indeed the permanence of human life, depend on us working together, international cooperation h...
OUR COMMON AGENDA RPT SECRT GEN(A)

Our Common Agenda - Report of the Secretary-General (Arabic language)

10 Sep 2021
On the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations, the world has faced its biggest shared test since the Second World War in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Yet while our welfare, and indeed the permanence of human life, depend on us working together, international cooperation h...
NUESTRA AGENDA COMÚN INFO SEC GEN

Nuestra Agenda Común - Informe del Secretario General

10 Sep 2021
En el 75º aniversario de las Naciones Unidas, el mundo se topó con la mayor prueba de fuego que le ha tocado afrontar en conjunto desde la Segunda Guerra Mundial: la pandemia de enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19). No obstante, aunque nuestro bienestar y, de hecho, la continuidad de la vida hum...
OUR COMMON AGENDA RPT SECT GEN (R)

Our Common Agenda - Report of the Secretary-General (Russian language)

10 Sep 2021
On the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations, the world has faced its biggest shared test since the Second World War in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Yet while our welfare, and indeed the permanence of human life, depend on us working together, international cooperation h...
INNOV IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR (R)

Innovation in the Public Sector (Russian Language)

Country Experiences and Policy Recommendations

14 Jul 2021
The public sector plays a very significant role in modern economies. As in the business sector, innovation can be a major source of productivity growth, cost savings and improvements in service quality in the public sector, benefits which then also positively affect businesses and citizens who re...
RPT INTL COVNANT CIVIL & POLIT

Reporting Under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights – Training Guide

Part I – Manual

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
20 May 2021
Part of the Professional Training Series (No. 23), this Guide aims to assist States parties by facilitating an understanding of the rights enshrined in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the corresponding obligations of the States. It is based on the provisions of the Co...
STATE GLOBAL PEACE AND SECURITY

The State of Global Peace and Security

In Line with the Central Mandates Contained in the Charter of the United Nations – Report of the Secretary General

20 May 2021
This report highlights the evolving nature of armed conflict and violence, examining seven major trends related to global peace and security today. It notes areas of progress and in which solutions are still wanting, as well as opportunities and persistent challenges faced by the international co...
INTR AGNCY TRD PROD CAP 2030 AGNDA

United Nations Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity

A New Path for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in a Time of Pandemic and Beyond

12 May 2021
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an imperative for change. Universal in scope, it calls for collective action on an unprecedented scale to support countries’ own paths for development. Consequently, through the repositioning of its development system, the United Nations is shifting ...
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 ...
PROD CAP INDEX-LANDLOCKED (R)

UNCTAD Productive Capacities Index (Russian language)

Focus on Landlocked Developing Countries

3 Jun 2021
The overall objective in developing the Productive Capacities Index (PCI) is to support the formulation and implementation of holistic, coherent, and evidence-based policymaking in developing countries. The PCI is designed with the aim to improve the quality of trade and development policies by p...
PROD CAP INDEX-LANDLOCKED (F)

Indice des capacités productives de la CNUCED

Coup de projecteur sur les pays en développement sans littoral

10 Aug 2021
L'objectif global de l'élaboration de l'Indice des capacités productives est de soutenir la formulation et la mise en œuvre de politiques holistiques, cohérentes et fondées sur des preuves dans les pays en développement. L'indice est conçu dans le but d'améliorer la qualité des politiques commerc...
PRODUCTIVE CAP INDEX-LANDLOCKED

UNCTAD Productive Capacities Index

Focus on Landlocked Developing Countries

10 Apr 2021
The overall objective in developing the Productive Capacities Index (PCI) is to support the formulation and implementation of holistic, coherent, and evidence-based policymaking in developing countries. The PCI is designed with the aim to improve the quality of trade and development policies by p...
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...
SUBRGNL INNOV POLI OUTLK 2020

Sub-regional Innovation Policy Outlook 2020

Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus

8 Jun 2021
Countries in the Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus (EESC) sub-region have considerable potential for sustainable growth and development that will require systematic experimentation with ideas and technologies across their respective economies and societies. This publication supports EESC coun...
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 (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...
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)

Series:
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...
CHILD PARTICIP TACKLE VIOLENCE

When Children Take the Lead

10 Child Participation Approaches to Tackle Violence

21 Jun 2021
Milestones of the same decade, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and the Internet together changed childhood forever, giving a new generation of children specific rights and an unprecedented opportunity to exercise them. At the same time, governments and organizatio...