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CEPAL REVIEW #131 08/2020

CEPAL Review No.131, August 2020

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CEPAL Review
11 May 2021
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...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #132 12/2020

Revista de la CEPAL No. 132, Deciembre 2020

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Revista de la CEPAL
11 May 2021
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 ...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #131 08/2020

Revista de la CEPAL No. 131, Agosto 2020

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Revista de la CEPAL
11 May 2021
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 #130 04/2020

CEPAL Review No.130, April 2020

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CEPAL Review
11 May 2021
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...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 2020

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

Main Conditioning Factors of Fiscal and Monetary Policies in the Post-COVID-19 Era

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Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
15 Apr 2021
This publication outlines the region’s economic performance in 2019 and analyses trends in the early months of 2020, as well as the outlook for the rest of the year. It examines the external and domestic factors that have influenced the region’s economic performance, analyses the characteristics ...
BUILDING A NEW FUTURE

Building a New Future

Transformative Recovery With Equality and Sustainability

15 Apr 2021
This publication argues that Latin America and the Caribbean are in a position to move towards a “big push for sustainability” through a combination of economic, industrial, social and environmental policies capable of driving an equal and sustainable recovery and relaunching development in the r...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2021

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2021

Valuing Water

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
22 Mar 2021
Water is a finite and non-substitutable resource. As the foundation of life, societies and economies, it carries multiple values and benefits. But unlike most other natural resources, it has proven extremely difficult to determine its true ‘value’. The 2021 edition of the United Nations World Wat...
ENGINEERING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMNT

Engineering for Sustainable Development

Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals

29 Mar 2021
This publication highlights the crucial role of engineering in achieving each of the 17 SDGs by presenting case studies and approaches of the innovations that are shaping our world. Providing a snapshot of these emerging technologies, the report demonstrates how engineering solutions can address ...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #3 MAR 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, March 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
6 May 2021
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...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #2 FEB 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, February 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
29 Mar 2021
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...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #1 JAN 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, January 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
12 Mar 2021
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...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2021

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2021

Towards Post-COVID-19 Resilient Economies

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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
30 Apr 2021
Asia-Pacific’s recovery from its weakest economic performance in recent history remains fragile and can be “K-shaped” due to the likely unevenness of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out, policy space and structural weaknesses across the region. Asia-Pacific is no stranger to crises that leave behind a ...
ASIA PACIF SDG PROG RPT 2021

Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2021

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Asia and the Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Indicator-based Progress Report
15 Apr 2021
The Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2021 analyses trends as well as data availability for monitoring progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia-Pacific and its five subregions. It assesses gaps that must be closed to achieve the goals by 2030. This assessment is des...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2021

State of World Population 2021

My Body Is My Own - Claiming the Right to Autonomy and Self-determination

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State of World Population
20 Apr 2021
The report looks into the social, institutional, economic and legal forces that determine how much power a woman has over her body and to make her own choices, the extent to which she has access to quality, non-discriminatory information and services, and how gender inequality underpins all of th...
FINANCING SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2021

Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021

Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
8 Apr 2021
This report assesses progress in implementing the commitments and actions in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. The global economic recession and financial turmoil from COVID-19 (coronavirus) are derailing implementation of the Agenda and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Even ...
MANY HANDS ON AN ELEPHANT (F)

De nombreuses mains sur un éléphant

Comment améliorer la résilience des communautés face à la radicalisation vers l’extrémisme violent?

31 Jan 2021
L’extrémisme violent continue de faire peser une menace persistante sur la paix et la stabilité dans les régions du Sahel et du Maghreb. Il continue de faire des morts et des blessés ainsi que d’occasionner des destructions de biens, en bouleversant au passage la vie des citoyens ordinaires. Près...
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 ...
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVAT RPT 2021

Technology and Innovation Report 2021

Catching Technological Waves - Innovation With Equity

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report (TIR)
8 Apr 2021
The UNCTAD Technology and Innovation Report 2021 examines the likelihood of frontier technologies widening existing inequalities and creating new ones. It also addresses the national and international policies, instruments and institutional reforms that are needed to create a more equal world of ...
RPT INTL NARC CONT BOARD 2020

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2020

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Report of the International Narcotics Control Board
6 May 2021
UNODC provides global information on narcotics. Data have multiple sources. Member States regularly submit to UNODC statistics on drugs. Other data are collected through national surveys implemented by UNODC in cooperation with national governments or are compiled from scientific literature. It a...
ARAB SOCIETY DEMO SOC TRENDS #15

Arab Society: Demographic and Social Trends - Issue No. 15

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Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics
29 Mar 2021
Focusing on population dynamics, household composition, family formation, housing conditions, health, COVID-19, education, labour, poverty, inequality and culture and social participation, this report presents a broad illustration of Arab society and the ways in which it is changing. Data have be...
TRANSFORMING TRADE & DEVELOPMENT

Transforming Trade and Development in a Fractured, Post-pandemic World

Report of the Secretary-General of UNCTAD to the Fifteenth Session of the Conference

8 Apr 2021
This is the report of the Secretary-General of UNCTAD to the 15th session of the quadrennial UNCTAD Conference. It describes how a fractured global economic landscape has been scarred by the COVID-19 pandemic and then goes on to argue that the session should led to an agreed outcome where Member ...
REG TRNDS RPT ENERGY ASIA PAC 2020

Regional Energy Trends Report 2020

Tracking SDG 7 in the ASEAN Region

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Regional Trends Report on Energy for Sustainable Development
30 Apr 2021
Meeting the ASEAN’s rapid rising energy demand is challenging policymakers while they have tried to balance commitments to global, regional and national agendas on climate change and sustainable energy. Decisive action by the region’s policymakers is needed in order to transition and expand energ...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2021

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2021

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Energy Statistics Pocketbook
10 Mar 2021
This publication is the fourth in a series of pocketbook compilations on energy statistics designed to highlight the availability of data on various aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. Energy is central to the achievement of the 2030 Agen...
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...
INNOVAT SUST DEV REV: GEORGIA

Innovation for Sustainable Development - Review of Georgia

6 May 2021
This publication contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the UNECE's cumulative experience in the identification of good practices and lessons on innovation and competitiveness policies. Placing particular focus on the problems of countries with economies in transition, i...
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...
INTERMDL TRANSPORT COVID-19

Intermodal Transport in the Age of COVID-19 - Practices, Initiatives and Responses

Building Pandemic Resilient Transport Systems

15 Apr 2021
This publication provides an overview of the work of the UNECE Sustainable Transport Division in supporting countries to overcome challenges faced by their inland transport systems related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Covering five thematic areas, it assesses the different impacts for each area and ...
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...