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MANY HANDS ON AN ELEPHANT

Many Hands on an Elephant

What Enhances Community Resilience to Radicalisation into Violent Extremism?

27 Jan 2021
Violent extremism is a persistent threat to peace and stability in the Sahel and Maghreb regions. Nearly 6,000 people died in ongoing conflicts between 2015 and April 2020 in Algeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger and Tunisia. The Sahel region was particularly badly ...
SDG PULSE 2020 UNCTAD

SDG Pulse 2020 - UNCTAD Takes the Pulse of the SDGs

31 Dec 2020
This second edition of the SDG Pulse illustrates in a very concrete way how UNCTAD is contributing to the 2030 Agenda. The report not only presents statistical updates and data-driven analysis for the indicators for which UNCTAD is a custodian or co-custodian, but it also presents a range of othe...
WORLD AIDS DAY RPT 2020

World AIDS Day Report 2020

Prevailing Against Pandemics by Putting People at the Centre

3 Dec 2020
As this report shows, the global HIV response was off track even before the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, but the collision of COVID-19 and HIV has sent it back further. The Fast-Track Targets, which expire at the end 2020, will not be achieved. some 38 million people are living with HIV, with...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2018

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2018

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Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
27 Jan 2021
The Yearbook comprises annual data for 230 countries and areas for 2015-2018 on production, trade and consumption of energy: solids, liquids, gaseous fuels, electricity and heat, covering both renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. Per capita consumption series are also provided for all e...
ENERGY BALANCES 2018

2018 Energy Balances

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
19 Jan 2021
The 2018 Energy Balances contains energy balances for about 220 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products. It presents energy data for countries and areas in a format which shows the overall picture of ...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2018

2018 Electricity Profiles

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
19 Jan 2021
The 2018 Electricity Profiles contains electricity profiles for about 230 countries and territories, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for most countries, on an internationally co...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2020

Human Development Report 2020

The Next Frontier - Human Development and the Anthropocene

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Human Development Report
12 Feb 2021
The 30th Anniversary 2020 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1990 as independent and analytically and empirically grounded discussions of major development issues, trends and p...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2021

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2021

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
26 Jan 2021
This is the definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global/regional economic outlook for 2020 and 2021. A once-in-a-century crisis—a Great Disruption unleashed by a viral pandemic—hit the world economy in 2020, reaching every corner of the world, infecting more than 90 mill...
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...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #8

Pactos políticos y sociales para la igualdad y el desarrollo sostenible en América Latina y el Caribe en la recuperación pos-COVID-19

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 8

Series:
Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
30 Nov 2020
La pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) llegó a América Latina y el Caribe en un momento difícil desde el punto de vista económico, social y medioambiental. Para hacer frente a la crisis sanitaria, cuya duración ha sido mayor de lo que se había previsto, y a sus graves efectos eco...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #8

Political and Social Compacts for Equality and Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Post-COVID-19 Recovery

Special Report COVID-19 No. 8

Series:
ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
30 Nov 2020
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic hit Latin America and the Caribbean in a period of economic, social and environmental vulnerability. Tackling the health crisis —which has outlasted initial forecasts— and its deleterious economic and social effects will require political and socia...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #7

Universalizar el acceso a las tecnologías digitales para enfrentar los efectos del COVID-19

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 7

Series:
Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
27 Nov 2020
Este Informe Especial es el séptimo de una serie que elabora la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe. En él, se examina el papel clave de las tecnologías digitales en la p...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #7

Universalizing Access to Digital Technologies to Address the Consequences of COVID-19

Special Report COVID-19 No. 7

Series:
ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
27 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the seventh in a series by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. It examines the key role of digital technologies in the pandemic prompted b...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #6

Los efectos del COVID-19 en el comercio internacional y la logística

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 6

Series:
Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
26 Nov 2020
Este Informe Especial es el sexto de una serie que elabora la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe. En él se entregan estimaciones del impacto de la pandemia en las export...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #6

The Effects of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic on International Trade and Logistics

Special Report COVID-19 No. 6

Series:
ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
19 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the sixth in a series by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. It includes estimates regarding the pandemic’s impact on exports, imports, tr...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #5

Enfrentar los efectos cada vez mayores del COVID-19 para una reactivación con igualdad: nuevas proyecciones

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 5

Series:
Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
25 Nov 2020
Este Informe Especial es el quinto de una serie que elabora la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos del COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe. Esta edición se centra en los efectos económicos cada vez mayores de la pandemia en ...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #4

Sectores y empresas frente al COVID-19: emergencia y reactivación

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 4

Series:
Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
24 Nov 2020
En este cuarto Informe Especial elaborado por la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de la COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe el análisis se centra en los efectos de la pandemia en la estructura productiva y ...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #4

Sectors and Businesses Facing COVID-19: Emergency and Reactivation

Special Report COVID-19 No. 4

Series:
ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
24 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the fourth in this series on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. The economic crisis generated by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is having a major impact on the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and is hitting a ...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #3

El desafío social en tiempos del COVID-19

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 3

Series:
Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
23 Nov 2020
Este Informe Especial es el tercero de una serie que elaborará la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia del COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe. En esta edición se actualizan las cifras macroeconómicas derivadas...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #3

The Social Challenge in Times of COVID-19

Special Report COVID-19 No. 3

Series:
ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
23 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the third in this series on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has severe health effects and serious implications for economic growth and social development. It has arrived in La...
INFORMES COVID-19 CEPAL #10

Impacto del COVID-19 en la economía de los Estados Unidos y respuestas de política

Series:
Informes COVID-19 de la CEPAL
29 Nov 2020
La pandemia de enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) ha cambiado drásticamente la economía mundial y la de los Estados Unidos, cobrándose una gran cantidad de víctimas y provocando el cierre de importantes sectores económicos. Si bien existe una gran incertidumbre respecto de las perspectivas de ...
ECLAC COVID-19 RPT #10

Impact of COVID-19 on the United States Economy and the Policy Response

Series:
ECLAC COVID-19 Reports
28 Nov 2020
The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has upended the global and United States economies, exacting a large human toll and shutting down major economic sectors. While there is significant uncertainty about United States economic growth prospects, the impact of the pandemic is...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #2

Dimensionar los efectos del COVID-19 para pensar en la reactivación

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 2

Series:
Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
17 Nov 2020
El objetivo de este segundo Informe Especial elaborado por la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia del COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe es dimensionar sus efectos económicos en el corto y mediano plazo en la...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #2

Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 with a View to Reactivation

Special Report COVID-19 No. 2

Series:
ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
17 Nov 2020
The aim of this second Special Report is to quantify the economic impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in the short and medium term. With regard the short term —during the course of 2020— estimates shed light on the dynamics of production, employment, poverty and income distribution, bas...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #1

América Latina y el Caribe ante la pandemia del COVID-19: Efectos económicos y sociales

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 1

Series:
Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
17 Nov 2020
Este Informe Especial es el primero de una serie que elaborará la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia del COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe. Sus análisis económicos y sociales se actualizarán a medida que su...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #1

Latin America and the Caribbean and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Economic and Social Effects

Special Report COVID-19 No. 1

Series:
ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
16 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the first in a series by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean, and will update the economic and social analysis as the relevant information ...
COVID-19 CRISIS IN NORTH AFRICA

COVID-19 Crisis in North Africa

The Impact and Mitigation Responses

27 Nov 2020
North African economies are hardly hit by COVID-19 (coronavirus), induced by the lockdown measures which had negative impact on the supply and demand sides, and the drastic reduction of world demand, fueling a drop in North Africa exports. Spurred by the 50% drop in oil prices and the lockdown, A...
MEDICAL INDUSTRIES IN AFRICA

Medical Industries in Africa: A Regional Response to Supply Shortages

31 Oct 2020
COVID-19 (coronavirus) has severely strained the supply of certain healthcare products. This report shows that Africa can position itself strategically and develop a regional response to avert future shortages. Supporting health and positioning the continent strategically in the future trade land...