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ECLAC COVID-19 RPT #14

Continuity of Household Surveys after the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

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ECLAC COVID-19 Reports
15 May 2021
In the context of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is preparing a series of short publications with key policy recommendations for this period. This note, the third on household surveys, offers some considerati...
ECLAC COVID-19 RPT #13

Violence Against Children and Adolescents in the Time of COVID-19

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ECLAC COVID-19 Reports
17 May 2021
This document examines the exacerbation of risks and the erosion of protection factors relating to physical, psychological and sexual violence in the home experienced by adolescents and children, especially girls, within the context of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the region. It also provides recomm...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2021 (P)

Situação da População Mundial 2021

Meu corpo me pertence - Reivindicando o direito à autonomia e à autodeterminação

20 Apr 2021
O Relatório sobre a Situação da População Mundial é publicado anualmente pelo UNFPA desde 1978. A cada ano, o relatório enfoca questões de interesse da atualidade relacionadas à população e desenvolvimento. Em 2021, o relatório aborda sobre estupro marital, esterilização forçada, teste de virgin...
#HOUSING2030 EFF POL AFF UNECE REG

#Housing2030: Effective Policies for Affordable Housing in the UNECE Region

27 Oct 2021
The study explores housing affordability challenges and existing policy instruments for improving housing affordability in the regions covered by UNECE and presents examples of "good practices" in improving housing affordability among countries and cities. The study focuses on four topics, namely...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2021

Commodities and Development Report 2021

Escaping From the Commodity Dependence Trap Through Technology and Innovation

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Commodities and Development Report
5 Aug 2021
Commodity dependence is a trap: once a country is commodity dependent, it is difficult to develop a productive sector out of commodities and export non-commodity products. This publication argues that without strong action at the highest political level in Commodity-dependent Developing Countries...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2021

World Investment Report 2021

Investing in Sustainable Recovery

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
17 Aug 2021
This report examines how foreign direct investment (FDI) can support sustainable post-pandemic recovery, drawing lessons from the impact of past global crises on FDI and the response of multinational enterprises and international investors that are still relevant today. It further identifies prio...
VOLUNTARY PEER REVIEW CHILE

Voluntary Peer Review on Consumer Protection Law and Policy - Chile

31 Dec 2021
General Assembly resolution 70/186 mandates the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and Policy to conduct voluntary peer reviews on consumer protection law and policy. The purpose of voluntary peer reviews in this field is to provide an external and independent assessmen...
ESTUDIO ECON AMER LATINA 2020

Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe 2020

Principales condicionantes de las políticas fiscal y monetaria en la era pospandemia de COVID-19

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Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe
15 Apr 2021
En esta edición se analizan los efectos y desafíos que la pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) plantea en la región en 2020 y el panorama que se perfila para los años venideros. En la primera se resume el desempeño de la economía regional en 2019 y se analiza la evolución durante ...
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

Series:
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 ...
TRAGEDIA AMBIENTAL AMERICA LATINA

La tragedia ambiental de América Latina y el Caribe

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
10 Apr 2021
Este libro es el resultado de una reflexión colectiva a la que invitó la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) en el marco de las discusiones que apoyaron la preparación del trigésimo octavo período de sesiones de la Comisión. Con la colaboración de Nicolo Gligo, fue posible ...
CONSTRUIR UN NUEVO FUTURO

Construir un nuevo futuro

Una recuperación transformadora con igualdad y sostenibilidad

15 Apr 2021
En este documento presentado por la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) a los Estados miembros en su trigésimo octavo período de sesiones, se sostiene que América Latina y el Caribe puede avanzar hacia un “gran impulso para la sostenibilidad” basado en una combinación de po...
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...
CARICOM EXPORT POTENTIAL TO EU

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Export Potential to the European Union

Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) – Feasibility Study

21 Jun 2021
This report assesses the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) agriculture and aquaculture export potential to the European Union through the utilization of Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS). The UN Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS) describes VSS as ‘‘specifying requirements that produce...
TECH MAT TRADE GENDER: LDCS

Technical Material On Trade and Gender - Volume 1: Unfolding the Links

Module 4E - Trade and Gender Linkages: An Analysis of Least Developed Countries

17 Aug 2021
This publication is the ninth teaching manual on trade and gender prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). It has been developed with the goal of enhancing the capacity of policymakers, civil society organizations, and academics to examine the gender implicatio...
MATERIEL PEDAGOGIQ COMM GENRE PMAS

Matériel pédagogique sur le le commerce et le genre - Volume 1: Déployer les liens

Module 4E - Liens entre le commerce et le genre: Une analyse des pays les moins avancés

6 Sep 2021
Ce manuel d'enseignement sur le commerce et le genre a été développé dans le but de renforcer la capacité des décideurs politiques, des organisations de la société civile et des universitaires à examiner les implications de genre des flux commerciaux et de la politique commerciale et de développe...
TRANS CORP V28 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.1

Investment and Development

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Transnational Corporations
8 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 imprint...
GUID CONV LIF EXT NUC POW PLNT (R)

Guidance on the Applicability of the Convention to the Lifetime Extension of Nuclear Power Plants (Russian language)

Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention)

25 Oct 2021
This guidance has been developed in the framework of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention). Its objective is to clarify whether and in what circumstances lifetime extensions of nuclear po...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2021

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2021

Valuing Water

Series:
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...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V75 #11 NOV 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, November 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
20 Jan 2022
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 #10 OCT 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, October 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
31 Dec 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 #9 SEPT 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, September 2021

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
15 Nov 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 #8 AUG 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, August 2021

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
27 Oct 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...
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 #4 APR 2021

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, April 2021

Series:
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
24 Jun 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...