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DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2021

Digital Economy Report 2021

Cross-border Data Flows and Development – For Whom the Data Flow

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Digital Economy Report
8 Oct 2021
This publication takes stock of recent trends in the global data-driven digital landscape, examining opportunities and challenges for developing countries to benefit. It highlights the links to impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, which led to an acceleration of digitalization trends and a significa...
NATL ACCT STATS 2020 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2020 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
1 Nov 2021
The sixty-second issue of this series, this publication shows detailed national accounts estimates for over 200 countries and areas for the reporting years 2009 to 2020. The national data for each country and area are presented in separate chapters using uniform table headings and classifications...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2020 V1

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2020, Volume I

Trade by Country

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
8 Sep 2021
Volume I —Trade by Country — provides a condensed and integrated analytical view of the international merchandise trade, and trade in services up to the year 2020 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information presented provides insights into the latest trends...
 PROGRES TRANSB WATER COOP 2ND RPT

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation Under the Water Convention

Second Report on Implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes 2017-2020

27 Oct 2021
This publication presents and analyses the findings of the second reporting exercise under the Water Convention, which was carried out in 2020. It reviews and summarises progress made in the implementation of the Convention and further identifies significant trends, successes, challenges and oppo...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2021

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2021

Special Report on Drought

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Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
16 Jul 2021
Droughts have deep, widespread and underestimated impacts on societies, ecosystems, and economies. They incur costs that are borne disproportionately by the most vulnerable people. The extensive impacts of drought are consistently underreported even though they span large areas, cascade through s...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2020

African Statistical Yearbook 2020

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
24 Jun 2021
This annual publication, jointly produced by the African Development Bank, the African Union Commission, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, is a result of the collaboration that exists among the three pan-African organizations in the field of statistics. This synergistic colla...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2021

State of Commodity Dependence 2021

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The State of Commodity Dependence
8 Oct 2021
This 2021 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains statistical profiles for 195 UNCTAD member States. Comprised of around 30 indicators, it demonstrates the extent of each country’s export and import commodity dependence over the last decade, from 2008–2009 to 2018–2019, as well as t...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2021

World Public Sector Report 2021

National Institutional Arrangements for Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals – A Five-year Stocktaking

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World Public Sector Report
13 Sep 2021
Five years after the start of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), governance issues remain at the forefront. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted even more the importance of national institutions for the achievement of t...
ASIA PACIF DISASTER RPT 2021

Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2021

Resilience in a Riskier World – Managing Systemic Risks From Biological and Other Natural Hazards

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Asia-Pacific Disaster Report
8 Oct 2021
This publication presents a new and extended analysis of the regional risk-scape based on multidisciplinary research conducted. It defines risk hotspots where disasters and biological hazards, climate and health emergencies – including Covid-19 – collide. It further presents the emergence of new ...
HARNESSING BLOCKCHAIN FOR SUST DEV

Harnessing Blockchain for Sustainable Development

Prospects and Challenges

20 Oct 2021
In an increasingly digitalized economy and society, the security and accountability of data transactions are critical elements for creating trust and enabling breakthrough innovations in the digital world. In this regard, blockchain technology could be a game-changer, with the potential to revolu...
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...
EOR 2021 SUPP19 ANNUAL RPT ESCAP

Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2021

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Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
11 Jun 2021
The Annual Report chronicles the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific’s achievements and future goals, against a backdrop of major global shifts sweeping across the economic, social and environmental landscape. UN ESCAP promotes rigorous analysis and peer learnin...
GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW 2021

Global Humanitarian Overview 2021

12 May 2021
In 2021, 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection. This number has risen to 1 in 33 people worldwide - a significant increase from 1 in 45 at the launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2020, which was already the highest figure in decades. The UN and partner organiz...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #10

Financiamiento para el desarrollo en la era de la pandemia de COVID-19 y después

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
14 May 2021
En 2020, América Latina y el Caribe se enfrentó a la peor crisis de la que se tenga constancia y a la mayor contracción económica del mundo en desarrollo (el PIB y la inversión se redujeron un 7,7% y un 20%, respectivamente). Los datos disponibles también muestran que la caída de la inversión res...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #9

La autonomía económica de las mujeres en la recuperación sostenible y con igualdad

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 9

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
13 May 2021
La crisis generada por la pandemia del COVID-19 impactó negativamente en la ocupación y en las condiciones laborales de las mujeres en América Latina y el Caribe, generando un retroceso de más de una década en los avances logrados en materia de participación laboral. La tasa de participación labo...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #10

Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

Special Report COVID-19 No. 10

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
12 May 2021
In 2020, the Latin American and Caribbean region faced the worst crisis on historical record and the sharpest economic contraction (-7.7% and -20%, respectively, in GDP and investment growth for 2020) within the developing world. The available data also show that the contraction of investment rel...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #9

The Economic Autonomy of Women in a Sustainable Recovery with Equality

Special Report COVID-19 No. 9

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
11 May 2021
The crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on employment and labor conditions for women in Latin America and the Caribbean, generating a setback of more than a decade in terms of the progress achieved in labor market participation. The rate of job market participation by...
INFORMES COVID-19 CEPAL #13

Violencia contra niñas, niños y adolescentes en tiempos de COVID-19

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Informes COVID-19 de la CEPAL
16 May 2021
En el presente documento se abordan el agravamiento de los riesgos y la disminución de los factores de protección ante la violencia física, psicológica y sexual a la que se exponen en su hogar los adolescentes, niños y —especialmente—niñas de la región durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Asimismo, s...
INFORMES COVID-19 CEPAL #11

Los efectos del COVID 19: una oportunidad para reafirmar la centralidad de los derechos humanos de las personas migrantes en el desarrollo sostenible

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Informes COVID-19 de la CEPAL
20 May 2021
La pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) se enmarca en un escenario migratorio que ya venía mostrando rasgos de involuntariedad y de una creciente movilidad intrarregional estimada en más de 40 millones de personas, caracterizada por el aumento de la migración venezolana, un nuevo ...