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EL ESTADO LA SEGURIDAD ALIM 2019

El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y nutrición en el mundo 2019

Protegerse frente a la desaceleración y el debilitamiento de la economía

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El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición en el mundo
15 Jul 2019
Este importante informe anual ofrece información actualizada sobre la prevalencia de la subalimentación en todo el mundo y el número absoluto de personas que padecen hambre, así como estimaciones más recientes de una serie de metas mundiales en materia de nutrición. La edición de este año, que se...
LETAT DE LA SECURITE ALIMEN 2019

L'état de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde 2019

Se prémunir contre les ralentissements et les fléchissements économiques

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L'état de la securité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde
15 Jul 2019
Ce grand rapport annuel fait le point sur la prévalence de la sous-alimentation dans le monde et le nombre absolu de personnes souffrant de faim, ainsi que sur les dernières estimations concernant un certain nombre de cibles nutritionelles mondiales. L'édition de cette année examine le rôle du ra...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUTRIT 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
19 Jul 2019
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World gives updates on the prevalence of undernourishment globally and the absolute number of undernourished, as well as the latest estimates for a number of global nutrition targets. This latest edition looks at the role of economic slowdowns and d...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
SOCIAL PROGRAMMES POVERTY ERADICAT

Social Programmes, Poverty Eradication and Labour Inclusion

Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
2 Jul 2019
Diverse social programmes—including conditional cash transfer programmes, labour and production inclusion programmes and social pensions—are being implemented in Latin American and Caribbean countries with the aim of ending poverty and reducing inequalities throughout the life cycle. This book of...
UN MANUAL NEGO BILATERAL TAX 2019

United Nations Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries 2019

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Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries
28 Jun 2019
This manual provides insights to all aspects of tax treaty negotiation, including a brief description of the Articles of the United Nations Model Double Taxation Convention between Developed and Developing Countries. It is intended mainly for negotiators with little or no experience in the negoti...
GENDER EQUALITY & INCLUSIVE GROWTH

Gender Equality and Inclusive Growth

Economic Policies to Achieve Sustainable Development

3 Jun 2019
Proponents of inclusive growth advocate for equity considerations to be at the front and center of growth policy. However, their principal concern is with class – not gender equality. This publication shows that economic growth is an inherently gendered process and gender-based inequalities can i...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #127 04/2019

Revista de la CEPAL No.127, Abril 2019

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Revista de la CEPAL
28 May 2019
La Revista CEPAL se fundó en 1976 y es una publicación cuatrimestral de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, de las Naciones Unidas, con sede en Santiago de Chile. El objetico de la Revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, con ...
CEPAL REVIEW #126 12/2018

CEPAL Review No.126, December 2018

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CEPAL Review
28 May 2019
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2019

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019

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Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
11 Jul 2019
This report is the product of the contributions of nations, public and private risk-related science and research experts, amongst others. It contributes to achieving the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through monitoring risk patterns a...
ASIA PACIF SDG PROG RPT 2019

Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2019

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Asia and the Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Indicator-based Progress Report
20 Jun 2019
The main objective of this report is to assess regional and subregional progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets. It highlights areas of SDGs where the region has made progress and areas that need collective decisions for prioritizing acceleration or changin...
TRANS CORP V26 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.1

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Transnational Corporations
19 Jul 2019
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (R)

State of World Population 2019 (Russian language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Russian language)
1 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (A)

State of World Population 2019 (Arabic language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
9 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
BRINGING STANDARDIZATION IN UNIVER

Bringing Standardization in University Curricula

Making the Case

3 May 2019
This paper advocates for integrating education about standardization into the curricula of educational establishments. It presents evidence of the relevance of standards for policymakers and business executives as well as professionals. It then reviews the efforts of UNECE since 2012 to date to i...
BUILD RESILIENCE SAFE ACCESS

Building Resilience through Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE)

Moving towards a Comprehensive SAFE Framework

7 May 2019
Globally, nearly 3 billion people rely on traditional biomass, such as fuelwood, charcoal or animal waste, as sources of fuel for cooking and heating. The multi-sectoral challenges related to energy access make it crucial to view the issue in a broader frame. FAO's work on Safe Access to Fuel and...
CROSSING BOUNDARIES: LEGAL POL

Crossing Boundaries

Legal and Policy Arrangements for Cross-border Pastoralism

6 May 2019
This report examines how pastoral mobility has been impacted by the creation of unnatural boundaries within landscapes and how societies cope with these constraints through legal or informal arrangements. There are many examples from around the world of efforts to facilitate transboundary movemen...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2019

World Investment Report 2019

Special Economic Zones

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
19 Jul 2019
This report focuses on special economic zones (SEZs) which are widely used across most developing and many developed economies. It explores the place of SEZs in today’s global investment landscape and provides guidance for policymakers on how to make SEZs work for sustainable development. It pres...
NATL ACCTS STUDIES ARAB REG #37

National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, Bulletin No.37 (English and Arabic languages)

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National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region
18 Jun 2019
This publication presents available data and ESCWA estimates of GDP at both current and constant prices, in addition to the consolidated national accounts for each ESCWA Member State during a five years period and the estimated real GDP growth for year of publication.It is intended for economists...
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...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2015 (A)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 (Arabic language)

Transforming Governance

4 Nov 2015
In most societies, millions of people make significant contributions to economic and social development through voluntary action. This report supports a better understanding of volunteerism by exhibiting its universality, scope and reach, and by highlighting new trends in the 21st century. It exa...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2015 (G)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 (German language)

Transforming Governance

18 Jul 2015
In most societies, millions of people make significant contributions to economic and social development through voluntary action. This report supports a better understanding of volunteerism by exhibiting its universality, scope and reach, and by highlighting new trends in the 21st century. It exa...
INFOR SOB ESTADO DEL VOLUNTA 2015

Informe sobre el estado del voluntariado en el mundo 2015

Transformar la gobernanza

18 Jan 2015
El segundo Informe del estado del voluntariado en el mundo, dedicado a la relación entre el voluntariado y la gobernanza, defiende que el voluntariado y las políticas e inversiones de desarrollo que se centran en las personas ofrecen un potencial sin explotar para el desarrollo sostenible. El inf...
RAPPORT SUR VOLONTARIAT 2015

Rapport sur la situation du volontariat dans le monde 2015

Transformer la gouvernance

15 Dec 2015
Ce deuxième Rapport sur la situation du volontariat dans le monde, consacré au volontariat et à la gouvernance, présente l’idée que le volontariat et le fait de placer l’être humain au cœur des politiques et des investissements dans le développement offrent des possibilités inexploitées pour le d...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2018 (R)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2018 (Russian language)

The Thread that Binds - Volunteerism and Community Resilience

3 Sep 2018
The 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report: The Thread that Binds - Volunteerism and Community Resilience is a United Nations flagship publication that presents new evidence on the role of volunteerism in strengthening community resilience. It finds that communities value volunteerism beca...
INFOR SOB ESTADO DEL VOLUNTAR 2018

Informe sobre el estado del voluntariado en el mundo 2018

El lazo que nos une - Voluntariado y resiliencia comunitaria

27 Oct 2018
El Informe sobre el estado del voluntariado en el mundo 2018: El lazo que nos une es una publicación insignia de las Naciones Unidas que presenta nuevos datos que describen el papel del voluntariado en el fortalecimiento de la resiliencia comunitaria. El informe revela que las comunidades valoran...
RAPPORT SUR VOLONTARIAT 2018

Rapport sur l'état du volontariat dans le monde 2018

Le fil qui nous relie - Volontariat et résilience communautaire

17 Apr 2018
Le Rapport sur l'état du volontariat dans le monde de 2018: Le fi l qui nous relie est une publication phare des Nations Unies qui présente de nouvelles données sur le rôle du volontariat dans le renforcement de la résilience des communautés. Il constate que les communautés apprécient le volontari...
E-AGRICULTURE IN ACTION BLOCKCHAIN

E-Agriculture in Action

Blockchain for Agriculture - Opportunities and Challenges

29 Apr 2019
The growth of ICT in the last decade has provided many opportunities to overcome some of the challenges faced by the agriculture sector. Recent developments such as the increase in the use of mobile-broadband access devices, the Internet of things (IoT), drones, smart networks, capacity for big d...
PANORAMA FISCAL AMERICA LATIN 2019

Panorama Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe 2019

Políticas tributarias para la movilización de recursos en el marco de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible

16 Apr 2019
El Panorama Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe, 2019 examina el papel de la política tributaria como herramienta para contribuir al cumplimiento de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible. Una manera de fortalecer la recaudación es abordar los desafíos de gravar la economía digital, cuyo peso ha...
FISCAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2019

Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

Tax Policies for Resource Mobilization in the Framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

15 Apr 2019
This report examines the role of tax policy as a tool for driving progress towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. One way to strengthen collection is to address the challenges of taxing the rapidly growing digital economy. Tax policy can also be used to shift production and con...