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FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2020/21

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2020-2021

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
14 Jan 2022
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2021-2021 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences beyond the region. It covers products from the forest to the end-user and from roundwood and primary processed products to value-added, hou...
HNDBK LEAST DEV CTRY CAT 4TH

Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category

Inclusion, Graduation and Special Support Measures, Fourth Edition

11 Nov 2021
The Handbook on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) prepared by the Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy. It responds to the need to make the methods and approaches used in the identification of LDCs, and the international support measures available to them, known to a wide range ...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #11

La paradoja de la recuperación en América Latina y el Caribe - Crecimiento con persistentes problemas estructurales

desigualdad, pobreza, poca inversión y baja productividad

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
8 Jul 2021
Este Informe Especial es el undécimo de una serie que elabora la CEPAL sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe. En él se analiza el comportamiento de los principales indicadores económicos y sociales de la región y se presentan nuevas proyecciones...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #11

The Recovery Paradox in Latin America and the Caribbean Growth Amid Persisting Structural Problems

Inequality, Poverty and Low Investment and Productivity

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
8 Jul 2021
This Special Report examines the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than a year after it first appeared, providing new growth projections for the region’s countries. The document, entitled The recovery paradox in Latin America and the Caribbean. Growth amid persisting struc...
BYND COVID FEMINIST SUST SOC JUST

Beyond COVID-19: A Feminist Plan for Sustainability and Social Justice

18 Nov 2021
As the world learns to live with COVID-19, to emerge from the current crisis, and to “build back better”, UN Women’s new Feminist Plan for Sustainability and Social Justice is a visionary but practical roadmap for putting gender equality, social justice, and sustainability at the centre of the re...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2021

Trade and Development Report 2021

From Recovery to Resilience: The Development Dimension

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United Nations Trade and Development Report
24 Dec 2021
This report analyses the state of the world economy, a year and half after the Covid-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The first part of the Report outlines key macro-financial aspects of the global economy, focusing, in particular, on the prospects for a growt...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2021

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2021

Accelerating Climate-Smart Trade and Investment for Sustainable Development

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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
11 Nov 2021
International trade and investment have been indispensable engines of economic growth in Asia and the Pacific and remain essential means of implementation for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. However, this economic growth has come with significant social and environmental costs, inclu...
REPT SG NEW PARTNER AFRICA DEVELOP

Report of the Secretary-General New Partnership for Africa's Development

Eighteenth Consolidated Progress Report on Implementation and International Support

7 Sep 2021
The report is prepared in response to General Assembly resolution A/74/301 requesting the Secretary-General to submit on an annual basis a comprehensive and action-oriented report on the implementation of the resolution, based on the provision of inputs from Governments, organizations of the Unit...
DURABLE PEACE AND SUST DEV AFRICA

Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa

Report of the Secretary-General

27 Aug 2021
Across the world, but notably in Africa, instability and conflict continue to generate and exacerbate poverty and institutional fragility, which in turn decrease resilience and the prospects for peace. Conflict has many different causes, drivers, and triggers. This publication examines the challe...
TRANS CORP V28 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.2

Investment and Development

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Transnational Corporations
24 Sep 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises, and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprin...
GEO BIZ TRANSFRM IN UNCERTAINTY

Adapt to Survive: Business Transformation in a Time of Uncertainty

Geo for Business Brief

25 Aug 2021
As the world is witnessing dramatic changes in the environment, in technology, in the economy, and in society, ‘Business as usual’ is no longer acceptable. The Coronavirus pandemic has amplified concerns about the highly interconnected and vulnerable state of the global economy, the relationship ...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #111

Notas de Población Año XLVII No.111 julio-diciembre de 2020

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Notas de Población
2 Aug 2021
El número 111 de Notas de Población tiene una particularidad que lo distingue de los números anteriores. La publicación de diciembre de 2020 se hace eco del inédito momento que vive, no solo la región de América Latina y el Caribe, sino el mundo entero, por efecto de la pandemia de la enfermedad ...
PERSPECT DEL COMERCIO INTER 2020

Perspectivas del Comercio Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe 2020

La integración regional es clave para la recuperación tras la crisis

21 Oct 2021
Este informe presenta las principales tendencias del comercio internacional de las economías de la región durante el último año, con las cifras más recientes disponibles sobre el impacto de la pandemia COVID-19 en los diferentes países de la región. Está compuesto por tres capítulos que revisan l...
BALANCE PRELIMINAR ECON LATIN 2020

Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe 2020

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Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe
31 Aug 2021
El Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe, uno de los informes anuales más importantes de la CEPAL, analiza en su edición 2020 el desempeño económico de la región durante el año, el contexto internacional, las políticas macroeconómicas que los países han implementado y ...
CEPAL REVIEW #132 12/2020

CEPAL Review No. 132, December 2020

Special Issue: COVID-19 and the Socioeconomic Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

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CEPAL Review
2 Aug 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...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 2020

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

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Preliminary Overview of the Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
30 Jul 2021
This publication, one of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean's most important annual reports, analyzes in its latest edition the economic performance of the region throughout the year, including the international context and macroeconomic policies implemente...
PANORAMA SOCIAL AMERICA LATIN 2020

Panorama Social de América Latina 2020

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Panorama Social de América Latina
2 Sep 2021
Esta publicación examina el impacto social de una crisis sin precedente. Los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 se han extendido a todas las áreas de la vida humana, alterando la forma en que interactuamos, paralizando las economías y provocando cambios profundos en las sociedades. La pandemia ha...
BETTER TRADE FOR SUSTAIN DEVELOP

Better Trade for Sustainable Development

The Role of Voluntary Sustainability Standards

27 Oct 2021
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development defines international trade as “an engine for inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction, [that] contributes to the promotion of sustainable development”. In order to become a ‘sustainable engine’ one approach that seems to be increasingly used is ...
SDG PULSE UNCTAD 2021

SDG Pulse 2021

UNCTAD Takes the Pulse of the SDGs

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SDG Pulse
14 Jan 2022
This annual publication provides an update on the evolution of a selection of official SDG indicators and complementary data and statistics, highlighting progress on the development of new concepts and methodologies for UNCTAD custodian indicators. It further demonstrates, beyond the perspective ...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #1 2021

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2021, Issue No. 1

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
8 Sep 2021
This journal is published twice yearly and aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is the successor of two earlier journals, the Asia-Pacific Development Journal ...
CEVNI EUROP CODE INLA WATER #6

CEVNI European Code for Inland Waterways

Sixth Revised Edition

24 Dec 2021
The European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI) contains the core rules applicable to the traffic on inland waterways in the UNECE region such as marks and draught scales on vessels, visual signals on vessels, sound signals and radiotelephony, waterway signs and markings, rules of the road, berthi...
NAT ICT POL REV ECOMM STR BOTSWA

UNCTAD ICT Policy Review and National E-commerce Strategy for Botswana

22 Dec 2021
With the rapid uptake of information and communications technologies (ICTs), growing digitalization in both developed and developing countries, and the catalytic role of new technological innovations in business and consumer markets, global value chains, and international trade, e-commerce has be...
INNOV IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR (R)

Innovation in the Public Sector (Russian Language)

Country Experiences and Policy Recommendations

14 Jul 2021
The public sector plays a very significant role in modern economies. As in the business sector, innovation can be a major source of productivity growth, cost savings and improvements in service quality in the public sector, benefits which then also positively affect businesses and citizens who re...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2020

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
30 Jul 2021
This ECLAC annual report sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The decade ending in 2019 saw the highest ever foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Latin America and the Caribbean, which reached their peak i...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2020

Social Panorama of Latin America 2020

Series:
Social Panorama of Latin America
16 Jul 2021
This publication examines the social impact of an unprecedented crisis. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have spread to all areas of human life, altering the way we interact, crippling economies and bringing about profound changes in societies. The pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated the...
INTL TRADE OUTLK 2020

International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

Regional Integration Is Key to Recovery After the Crisis

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International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean
16 Jul 2021
This report presents the main trends of international trade of the region’s economies during the last year, with the most recent figures available on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the different countries of the region. It is composed of three chapters that review the evolution of global ...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 2020

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

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Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
16 Jul 2021
The Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean seeks to respond to the demands of users who require reliable and sound statistical information in order to analyse the economic, social and environmental situation of the region.