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WORLD SOCIAL REPORT 2020

World Social Report 2020

Inequality in a Rapidly Changing World

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World Social Report
18 Feb 2020
This report examines the links between inequality and other major global trends (or megatrends), with a focus on technological change, climate change, urbanization and international migration. The analysis pays particular attention to poverty and labour market trends, as they mediate the distribu...
EL ESTADO LA SEGURIDAD ALIM 2019

El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y nutrición en el mundo 2019

Protegerse frente a la desaceleración y el debilitamiento de la economía

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El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición en el mundo
15 Jul 2019
Este importante informe anual ofrece información actualizada sobre la prevalencia de la subalimentación en todo el mundo y el número absoluto de personas que padecen hambre, así como estimaciones más recientes de una serie de metas mundiales en materia de nutrición. La edición de este año, que se...
LETAT DE LA SECURITE ALIMEN 2019

L'état de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde 2019

Se prémunir contre les ralentissements et les fléchissements économiques

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L'état de la securité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde
15 Jul 2019
Ce grand rapport annuel fait le point sur la prévalence de la sous-alimentation dans le monde et le nombre absolu de personnes souffrant de faim, ainsi que sur les dernières estimations concernant un certain nombre de cibles nutritionelles mondiales. L'édition de cette année examine le rôle du ra...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUTRIT 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
19 Jul 2019
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World gives updates on the prevalence of undernourishment globally and the absolute number of undernourished, as well as the latest estimates for a number of global nutrition targets. This latest edition looks at the role of economic slowdowns and d...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2010/11 A

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2010-2011 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
16 Jul 2012
This book assesses feasible financing strategies for policymakers to follow in pursuance of human development, taking as reference the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and their achievement by 2015. These strategies are analyzed in the context of broader concerns of economic de...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2009/10 A

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2009-2010 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
5 Jan 2012
This year's Survey looks at the effect that the global financial crisis has had on economies and social development in the Western Asia region. The Survey shows that while some economies have weathered the global recession well, the impact on others has been significant. It is possible that the n...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2012

State of Commodity Dependence 2012

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The State of Commodity Dependence
11 May 2012
The State of Commodity Dependence 2012 was prepared by the Special Unit on Commodities (SUC) of UNCTAD. This document aims to provide an individual country overview of the commodity-related situation of 154 developing countries. This publication also contains graphs which present a regional and g...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2014

State of Commodity Dependence 2014

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The State of Commodity Dependence
19 Apr 2015
The 2014 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 135 individual country profiles presenting various that are comparable across countries. For every country, reference data are also provided in order to allow comparison over time and to facilitate anaylsis among countries and regions...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2017

2017 Electricity Profiles

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
3 Apr 2020
This publication 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 comparable basi...
ENERGY BALANCES 2017

2017 Energy Balances

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
3 Apr 2020
This publication 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 the prod...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2017

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2017

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Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
26 Mar 2020
In this publication, annual data for 230 countries and areas for the period 2014 to 2017 are presented on production, trade and consumption of energy: solids, liquids, gaseous fuels, electricity and heat, covering both renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. In addition, per capita consump...
TRANS CORP V26 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.2

Special Issue on Special Economic Zones

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Transnational Corporations
4 Oct 2019
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax. This ...
POLICY FRAMEWK SUSTAIN REAL ESTATE

Policy Framework for Sustainable Real Estate Markets

23 Oct 2019
The UNECE Real Estate Market Advisory Group (REM) is a group of real estate experts who advise the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management on sustainable real estate markets, working to identify specific measures to strengthen a country’s real estate market in a manner that wo...
REGULAT PROCED BARR TRADE: ARMENIA

Regulatory and Procedural Barriers to Trade in Armenia

Needs Assessment

16 Dec 2019
This study highlights the challenges faced by international traders and the types of efforts needed for greater regional and global economic integration. It will support the government at formulating trade reforms, and therefore enable the government to ensure the successful achievement of the gl...
PROGRAMAS SOCIALES SUPERACION DE

Programas sociales, superación de la pobreza e inclusión laboral

Aprendizajes desde América Latina y el Caribe

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
28 Jun 2019
En América Latina y el Caribe se están implementando diversos programas sociales para superar la pobreza y reducir las desigualdades a lo largo del ciclo de vida, como los programas de transferencias condicionadas, los programas de inclusión laboral y productiva, y las pensiones sociales. En este...
SOCIAL PROGRAMMES POVERTY ERADICAT

Social Programmes, Poverty Eradication and Labour Inclusion

Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
2 Jul 2019
Diverse social programmes—including conditional cash transfer programmes, labour and production inclusion programmes and social pensions—are being implemented in Latin American and Caribbean countries with the aim of ending poverty and reducing inequalities throughout the life cycle. This book of...
INFRA FINANCING SUS DEV ASIA

Infrastructure Financing for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

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ESCAP Financing for Development Series
20 Sep 2019
The development of quality, sustainable, and resilient infrastructure is an important goal of the 2030 Agenda. However, investment in infrastructure in most countries in Asia and the Pacific is insufficient. Developing countries in the region have substantial investment needs in transport, ICT, w...
BULLET INDUS STAT ARAB #10

Bulletin of Industrial Statistics for Arab Countries - Tenth Issue

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Bulletin of Industrial Statistics in the Arab Region
11 Oct 2019
This publication provides detailed industrial data from Arab countries for the period 2008- 2019. Part I includes summary tables on the overall industrial trends including the levels of output expressed as the per capita value added at constant prices, labour productivity expressed as the share o...
UN MANUAL NEGO BILATERAL TAX 2019

United Nations Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries 2019

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Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries
28 Jun 2019
This manual provides insights to all aspects of tax treaty negotiation, including a brief description of the Articles of the United Nations Model Double Taxation Convention between Developed and Developing Countries. It is intended mainly for negotiators with little or no experience in the negoti...
WORLD STATIS POCKETBK 2019 (A)

World Statistics Pocketbook 2019 (Arabic language)

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World Statistics Pocketbook (Arabic)
19 Feb 2020
This publication presents over fifty indicators that have been collected from more than twenty international statistical sources. They are presented in one-page profiles for thirty regions and 232 countries and areas. The pocketbook is divided in five sections comprising general information, econ...
LIVRE POCHE DES STAT MOND 2019

Livre de poche des statistiques mondiales 2019

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Livre de poche des statistiques mondiales
19 Feb 2020
Le Livre de poche des statistiques mondiales des Nations Unies est une compilation autorisée et complète d'indicateurs statistiques clés des profils aux niveaux mondial, régional et de pays. Cette édition comprend les données disponibles pour 30 régions géographiques et plus de 200 pays et région...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2019

World Statistics Pocketbook 2019

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
27 Aug 2019
This publication presents over fifty indicators that have been collected from more than twenty international statistical sources. They are presented in one-page profiles for thirty regions and 232 countries and areas. The pocketbook is divided in five sections comprising general information, econ...
LIBRO BOLSILLO ESTADI MUNDIAL 2019

Libro de bolsillo de las estadisticas mundiales 2019

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Libro de bolsillo de las estadísticas mundiales
19 Feb 2020
El Libro de bolsillo de estadísticas mundiales de las Naciones Unidas es una compilación exhaustiva y fidedigna de indicadores estadísticos claves, presentados en perfiles a nivel mundial, regional y de país. Esta edición contiene datos disponibles de 30 regiones geográficas y de más de 200 paíse...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2018 V1

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2018, Volume I

Trade by Country

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
25 Oct 2019
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 2018 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information presented provides insights into the latest trends...
COMMODITY DEPENDENCE A TWENTY YR

Commodity Dependence

A Twenty-year Perspective

6 Sep 2019
A country is considered to be dependent on commodity exports when commodities constitute the predominant share of its exports. The combination of a high concentration of exports and the large share of commodities in those exports has important implications for development. In particular, export...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019

Digital Economy Report 2019

Value Creation and Capture - Implications for Developing Countries

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Digital Economy Report
10 Sep 2019
The Digital Economy Report 2019 on “Value creation and capture: Implications for developing countries” takes stock of recent trends in the global digital landscape and discusses the development and policy implications of data and digital platforms. A key feature of the evolving digital economy is...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2019

Commodities and Development Report 2019

Commodity Dependence, Climate Change and the Paris Agreement

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Commodities and Development Report
20 Sep 2019
This report explores key aspects of the two-way relationship between commodities and climate change, discusses the concept of natural resource conversion and explores its application to renewable and non-renewable resources. In addition, it analyses the challenges and opportunities posed by clima...