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ESTUDIO ECON AMER LATINA 2019

Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe 2019

El Nuevo Contexto Financiero Mundial - Efectos y Mecanismos de Transmisión en la Región

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Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe
2 Oct 2019
En su edición correspondiente a 2019, el Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe consta de tres partes. En la primera se resume el desempeño de la economía regional en 2018 y se analiza su evolución durante los primeros meses de 2019, así como las perspectivas para el año en su conjunto. ...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 2019

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

The New Global Financial Context - Effects and Transmission Mechanisms in the Region

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Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
4 Oct 2019
This publication outlines the region’s economic performance in 2018 and analyses trends in the early months of 2019, 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 ...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #1 2019

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2019, Issue No. 1

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
27 Dec 2019
This publication 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 builds on the success of two earlier journals - the Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ), which has be...
LA BONANZA DE LOS RECURSOS NATURAL

La bonanza de los recursos naturales para el desarrollo

Dilemas de gobernanza

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
2 Oct 2019
El escenario principal de los análisis que se presentan en este libro es el contexto regional que tuvo lugar desde inicios de siglo, cuando comenzó un ciclo de bonanza de precios y rentas provenientes de los recursos naturales, hasta su final, unos pocos años atrás. Se trató de una bonanza que, c...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #128 08/2019

Revista de la CEPAL No.128, Agosto 2019

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Revista de la CEPAL
8 Nov 2019
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 #127 04/2019

CEPAL Review No.127, April 2019

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CEPAL Review
12 Nov 2019
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...
FUTURE OF ASIAN & PACIFIC CITIES

The Future of Asian & Pacific Cities

Transformative Pathways Towards Sustainable Urban Development

16 Dec 2019
This report is an important resource to explore critical and emerging policy opportunities to realize urban sustainability for the Asian and Pacific region. It informs policies and actions from a sustainable development perspective, putting cities at the centre of development policy debates. It i...
SAVING LIVELIHOODS SAVE LIVES 2018

Saving Livelihoods Saves Lives 2018

10 Sep 2019
This publication highlights some of FAO’s achievements over the past year and identifies pathways to build resilient agriculture-based livelihoods and food systems. The report stresses that humanitarian assistance alone is not enough to win the battle against acute hunger. In 2018, FAO’s work ran...
DISASTER RISK REDUCTION FARM LEVEL

Disaster Risk Reduction at Farm Level

Multiple Benefits, No Regrets - Results From Cost–benefit Analyses Conducted in a Multi-country Study, 2016–2018

10 Sep 2019
This report presents the findings of a multi-year FAO study undertaken on over 900 farms in ten different countries that measured, using field data, benefits gained through the use of innovative farming practices designed to boost the resilience of farmers facing natural disasters. It makes the c...
AGRIPRENEURSHIP ACROSS AFRICA

Agripreneurship across Africa

Stories of Inspiration

10 Sep 2019
This publication aims to inspire budding entrepreneurs in Africa to consider business opportunities in agriculture and agro-industry. Through success stories reflecting real-life agribusiness development experiences, which are organized into four themes (scale, women, youth, and challenging envir...
NATL ACCT STATS 2018 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2018

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National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
13 Mar 2020
The National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2018 is the forty-ninth issue of this publication presenting a series of analytical national accounts tables for more than 200 countries and areas in the world. It has been prepared by the Statistics Division in cooperation with the na...
NATL ACCT STATS 2018 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2018 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
14 Nov 2019
This publication, the 60th issue of National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, contains detailed official national accounts data for over 200 countries or areas of the World for the years 2007 to 2018. It is a valuable source of information on the state and structure of ec...
INVEST FREE UNIVERSAL CHILDCARE

Investing in Free Universal Childcare in South Africa, Turkey and Uruguay

A Comparative Analysis of Costs, Short-term Employment Effects and Fiscal Revenue

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UN Women Discussion Papers
30 Aug 2019
This discussion paper makes the case for investing in free universal childcare services of high quality in order to reduce gender inequality in earnings and employment. It estimates the employment-generating and fiscal effects of investing in free universal childcare in three middle income countr...
GUIDELINES PRODUCING LEADING COMP

Guidelines on Producing Leading, Composite and Sentiment Indicators

16 Dec 2019
Leading, composite and sentiment indicators offer a powerful way of communication of statistical information and reaching out to users of statistics. The indicators can provide relevant and timely information on aspects of the economy and the social society that are not covered by other statistic...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2018/19

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2018-2019

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
12 Dec 2019
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2018-2019 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end-user: from roundwood and primary processed products t...
MANUAL OF TESTS & CRITERIA #7

Manual of Tests and Criteria

7th Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
12 Dec 2019
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
MANUEL D

Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Septième édition révisée

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
12 Dec 2019
Le « Manuel d’épreuves et de critères » contient des critères, des méthodes d’épreuve et des procédures qu’il convient d’appliquer pour classer les marchandises dangereuses conformément aux dispositions des « Recommandations des Nations Unies relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses, R...
RAPPORT DEV HUMAIN 2019

Rapport sur le développement humain 2019

Au-delà des revenus, des moyennes et du temps présent - les inégalités de développement humain au XXIe siècle

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Rapport sur le Développement Humain 
30 Mar 2020
Inégalités de développement humain constituent une entrave à la réalisation du Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030. Elles ne se résument pas à des écarts de revenus et de richesses, et l’on ne peut en rendre compte au moyen de simples indicateurs synthétiques unidimensionnels. Ell...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2019

Human Development Report 2019

Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today - Inequalities in Human Development in the 21st Century

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Human Development Report
9 Dec 2019
Inequalities in human development are a roadblock to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They are not just about disparities in income and wealth. They cannot be accounted for simply by using summary measures of inequality that focus on a single dimension. And they will shape t...
IMPACT RAPID TECH CHANGE SUST DEV

The Impact of Rapid Technological Change on Sustainable Development

6 Mar 2020
The publication seeks to deepen the understanding of the impact of rapid technological change on sustainable development, especially the consequences for the central principle of the 2030 Agenda of “leaving no one behind”, and the implications for the science, technology and innovation community....
TRADE POLICIES COMBAT INEQUALITIES

Trade Policies for Combating Inequalities

Equal Opportunities to Firms, Workers and Countries

23 Oct 2019
In the last four decades, international trade, along with finance and technology, has been instrumental in the development process of many countries. Trade reforms undertaken in developing countries have been accompanied by more rapid economic growth, leading to a reduction in income gaps and low...
DRIVERS OF ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS

Drivers of Illicit Financial Flows

6 Aug 2019
This study offers a comparative analysis of 42 countries, examining common trends among causes leading to illicit cross-border money transfers. Its findings support existing theoretical frameworks on the key drivers of illicit financial flows. Our analysis has identified that most countries that...
STRENGTH EFFORT PREVENT EXTREMISM

Strengthening Efforts to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism

Good Practices and Lessons Learned for a Comprehensive Approach to Rehabilitation and Reintegration of VEOs

6 Aug 2019
This publication is based on the work conducted and the knowledge collected by UNICRI in the past 15 years by implementing counter-terrorism projects. The book will contribute to the PVE/CVE international debate, especially concerning lessons learned and challenges in the rehabilitation and reint...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 1997 R

Report on the World Social Situation 1997 (Russian language)

4 Jul 1997
The Report offers new insights into the nature and magnitude of the pressing social problems and the national and international policies required to address them. It examines the core social issues of poverty alleviation, productive employment and social integration covering concepts and quantita...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 1997 C

Report on the World Social Situation 1997 (Chinese language)

4 Jul 1997
The Report offers new insights into the nature and magnitude of the pressing social problems and the national and international policies required to address them. It examines the core social issues of poverty alleviation, productive employment and social integration covering concepts and quantita...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 1997 A

Report on the World Social Situation 1997 (Arabic language)

4 Jul 1997
The Report offers new insights into the nature and magnitude of the pressing social problems and the national and international policies required to address them. It examines the core social issues of poverty alleviation, productive employment and social integration covering concepts and quantita...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2019

The Least Developed Countries Report 2019

The Present and Future of External Development Finance - Old Dependence, New Challenges

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Least Developed Countries Report
19 Nov 2019
This report provides a comprehensive source of socio-economic analysis and data on the world's most impoverished countries. It calls for least developed countries (LDCs) to ensure that external finance from all sources is directed to national development priorities, and urges the international co...