Economic and Social Development

WORLD ECON & SOCIAL SURV 2017

World Economic and Social Survey 2017

Reflecting on Seventy Years of Development Policy Analysis

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
13 Jul 2017
The aim of WESS 2017 is to document the intellectual influence of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) through its flagship publication, World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) on its 70th Anniversary. First published in 1948, the Survey is the oldest continuous post-World War II ...
ASIA PACIFIC CTRIES SPEC NEED 2017

Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2017

Investing in Infrastructure for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future

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Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report
11 Jul 2017
The Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2017 introduces the Access to Physical Infrastructure Index as a tool to capture the multidimensional character of infrastructure and to illustrate the strong positive causality between infrastructure and sustainable development. Th...
UNLOCK POTE REG ECON COOP SOU ASIA

Unlocking the Potential of Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in South Asia

Potential, Challenges and the Way forward

11 Jul 2017
In the wake of the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that commits all countries to pursue inclusive and sustainable development, regional economic cooperation and integration has gained new momentum in South Asia, as the broader Asian region is emerging as the new engine of ...
EOR 2016 SUPP6 COMM SOC DEV

Commission for Social Development

Report on the fifty-fourth session (13 February 2015 and 3-12 February 2016)

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Report of the Commission for Social Development
11 Jul 2017
This is the official record of the report of the Commission for Social Development on its fifty-fourth session 13 February 2015 and 3-12 February 2016.
MONTHLY BULL STAT V71 #5 MAY 2017

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, May 2017

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
5 Jul 2017
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...
AFRICA RENEWAL V31 #1 2017

Africa Renewal, May-July 2017

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Africa Renewal
29 Jun 2017
The Africa Renewal magazine examines the many issues that confront the people of Africa, its leaders and its international partners: sustainable development goals, economic reform, debt, education, health, women's empowerment, conflict and civil strife, democratization, investment, trade, regiona...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2017

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017

Governance and Fiscal Management

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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
26 Jun 2017
The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017 presents the latest macroeconomic trends, identifies emerging risks and challenges, and takes stock of fiscal, monetary and structural policy developments in the region, providing recommendations for policymakers and other relevant stake...
REG COOPERAT SUST ENRGY ASIA PAC

Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Energy in Asia and the Pacific

9 Jun 2017
This publication is the theme study for the 73rd session of Commission to be held in May 2017. The main purpose of the publication is to call on policymakers in Asia and the Pacific for urgent actions to transition national energy sectors to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), partic...
MEASUR INFORM SOC RPT 2016

Measuring the Information Society Report 2016

9 Jun 2017
The Measuring the Information Society Report, which has been published annually since 2009, features key ICT data and benchmarking tools to measure the information society, including the ICT Development Index (IDI). The IDI 2016 captures the level of ICT developments in 175 economies worldwide an...