Economic and Social Development

MONTHLY BULL STAT V71 #2 FEB 2017

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, February 2017

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
24 Mar 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...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2016

Human Development Report 2016

Human Development for Everyone

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Human Development Report
21 Mar 2017
This report focuses on how human development can be ensured for everyone, now and in future. It starts with an account of the hopes and challenges of today’s world, envisioning where humanity wants to go. This vision draws from and builds on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. ...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #120 12/2016

Revista de la CEPAL No.120, Diciembre 2016

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Revista de la CEPAL
17 Mar 2017
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 ...
ENERGY SUSTAIN DEV ASIA PAC 2016

Energy for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

2016 Regional Trends Report

16 Mar 2017
With energy demand in Asia and the Pacific forecast to increase by 60 per cent from 2010 to 2035, access to reliable and adequate energy services will remain a focus for decades to come. Countries in the region need to maximize their potential, improve energy access, increase shares of renewable ...
RESOURCE EFFICIENCY POTENTIAL

Resource Efficiency

Potential and Economic Implications Summary for Policy-Makers

16 Mar 2017
This report documents many examples of best practices for increasing the resource efficiency of different sectors from countries around the world. Key findings show that policies and initiatives to improve resource efficiency and tackle climate change can reduce global resource extraction by up t...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 2016

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2016

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Preliminary overview of the economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
16 Mar 2017
This publication highlights a regional slowdown in GDP growth. It argues that the currency depreciation seen in several countries in the region could, if sustained, increase incentives for investment in tradeable sectors other than the region’s traditional exports (commodities), while redirecting...
BUILD INCLU GREEN ECON IN AFRICA

Building Inclusive Green Economies in Africa

Experience and Lessons Learned 2010-2015

13 Mar 2017
This summary highlights the key findings of this work carried out in Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa, as well as progress made by other African countries. The document aims to assist policymakers better understand the diverse benefits of green econom...
AFRICA RENEWAL V30 #3 2016

Africa Renewal, December 2016

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Africa Renewal
13 Mar 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...
AFRIQUE RENOUVEAU V30 #3 2016

Afrique renouveau, Décembre 2016

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Afrique renouveau
13 Mar 2017
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...