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SOCIAL PROGRAMMES POVERTY ERADICAT

Social Programmes, Poverty Eradication and Labour Inclusion

Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

Series:
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

Series:
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)

Series:
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...
RECOMMENDATION NO.43

Recommendation N°43 - Sustainable Procurement

Minimal Common Sustainability Criteria for Sustainable Procurement Processes to Select Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprise Suppliers

2 May 2020
Procurement usually prioritizes cost aspects; however, it is becoming increasingly important to consider an appropriate balance between financial, environmental and social considerations. This recommendation proposes an approach to both sustainable public-sector procurement as well as sustainable...
RECOMMENDATION NO.43 (F)

Recommandation no 43 - Pratiques d’achat durables

Critères de durabilité communs minimums pour la sélection des microentreprises et des petites et moyennes entreprises fournisseuses en vue de pratiques d’achat durables

5 May 2020
Dans les pratiques d’achat, les questions de coût sont généralement prioritaires ; on accorde cependant une importance croissante à la recherche d’un équilibre approprié entre les impératifs financiers, environnementaux et sociaux. L’approche proposée dans la présente recommandation concerne auss...
RECOMMENDATION NO.43 (R)

Recommendation N°43 - Sustainable Procurement (Russian language)

Minimal Common Sustainability Criteria for Sustainable Procurement Processes to Select Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprise Suppliers

13 May 2020
Procurement usually prioritizes cost aspects; however, it is becoming increasingly important to consider an appropriate balance between financial, environmental and social considerations. This recommendation proposes an approach to both sustainable public-sector procurement as well as sustainable...
RECOMMENDATION NO.37

Recommendation N°37 - Single Submission Portal

20 May 2020
This recommendation provides guidance on the functions, services and benefits of Single Submission Portals as well as potential types. It is accompanied with an Annex I on abbreviations, an Annex II on terms used and an Annex III with a questionnaire in view of establishing a repository of case s...
RECOMMENDATION NO.37 (F)

Recommandation no 37 - Portail de présentation unique

11 May 2020
La présente recommandation fournit des informations sur les fonctions et les services des portails de présentation unique, les possibilités qu’ils offrent et les différentes formes qu’ils peuvent prendre. Elle s’accompagne de trois annexes numérotées I à III, qui présentent respectivement les abr...
RECOMMENDATION NO.37 (R)

Recommendation N°37 - Single Submission Portal (Russian language)

14 May 2020
This recommendation provides guidance on the functions, services and benefits of Single Submission Portals as well as potential types. It is accompanied with an Annex I on abbreviations, an Annex II on terms used and an Annex III with a questionnaire in view of establishing a repository of case s...
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...
RAPID ETRADE READI ASSESS LESOTHO

eTrade Readiness Assessment of Lesotho

13 May 2020
The eTrade Readiness Assessment of Lesotho focuses on examining seven key policy areas that are most relevant for e-commerce. Within each area, critical readiness gaps are identified and relevant recommendations are proposed to overcome barriers and bottlenecks to the growth of digital trade. The...
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 (F)

Rapport sur l'économie numérique 2019

Création et capture de valeur - incidences pour les pays en développement

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Rapport sur l'économie numérique
10 Apr 2020
Le rapport sur l'économie numérique 2019 intitulé «Création et capture de valeur: Les implications pour les pays en développement» dresse le bilan des tendances récentes du paysage numérique mondial et examine les implications des plateformes de données et numériques en termes de développement et...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019 (S)

Informe sobre la Economía Digital 2019

Creación y captura de valor - repercusión para los países en desarrollo

Series:
Informe sobre la Economía Digital
13 Apr 2020
El Informe sobre la Economía Digital 2019 con el título de “Creación y captura de valor - repercusión para los países en desarrollo” presenta las tendencias recientes en el panorama digital mundial y examina los efectos de los datos y las plataformas digitales en las políticas y el desarrollo eco...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019

Digital Economy Report 2019

Value Creation and Capture - Implications for Developing Countries

Series:
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...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (R)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Russian language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture (Russian)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (C)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Chinese language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture (Chinese)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (A)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Arabic language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture (Arabic)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2019

Trade and Development Report 2019

Financing a Global Green New Deal

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
11 Oct 2019
This report examines different aspects of the nature and role of international trade in the era of hyperglobalization and considers related policy challenges that will need to be addressed if trade is to contribute to a more stable and inclusive global economic order. It provides authoritative da...
GENDER EQUALITY & INCLUSIVE GROWTH

Gender Equality and Inclusive Growth

Economic Policies to Achieve Sustainable Development

3 Jun 2019
Proponents of inclusive growth advocate for equity considerations to be at the front and center of growth policy. However, their principal concern is with class – not gender equality. This publication shows that economic growth is an inherently gendered process and gender-based inequalities can i...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUT 2018 (R)

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 (Russian language)

Building Climate Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

Series:
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (Russian)
13 May 2019
New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to levels from almost a decade ago. Multiple forms of malnutrition are evident in many countries: adult obesity is growing even as forms of ...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUT 2018 (C)

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 (Chinese language)

Building Climate Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

Series:
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (Chinese)
13 May 2019
New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to levels from almost a decade ago. Multiple forms of malnutrition are evident in many countries: adult obesity is growing even as forms of ...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUT 2018 (A)

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 (Arabic language)

Building Climate Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

Series:
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (Arabic)
13 May 2019
New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to levels from almost a decade ago. Multiple forms of malnutrition are evident in many countries: adult obesity is growing even as forms of ...