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CRONICA ONU VOL 40 NO 4 2003/2004

Crónica ONU, No.4, 2003

16 Apr 2004
Esta es una revista única en su género en la que encontrara artículos que describen y analizan los diferentes programas de las Naciones Unidas y sus agencias. Lectores interesados en los últimos sucesos mundiales tendrán la oportunidad de compenetrarse con temas que abarcan desde la guerra contra...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2004 P1

World Economic and Social Survey 2004

Trends and Policies in the World Economy

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
10 Dec 2004
This publication examines recent developments in and prospects for the world economy and addresses their implications for the developing countries in the struggle against poverty. In 2004, the world economy continued the recovery that had started in 2003. Nevertheless, there are a number of immed...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2001 V2 P4

African Statistical Yearbook 2001

Vol.II, Part 4 - East Africa

Series:
African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
16 Apr 2004
This publication, which constitutes the fourth part of Volume II, covers the thirteen countries in East Africa. The statistics presented are arranged on a country basis and cover such areas as: population, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, transport, communications a...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2003 (CD)

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2003 (CD-ROM with Booklet)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
13 Feb 2004
This CD-ROM is largely based on the printed version of the UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics and it provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of world trade, investment and development. The data is presented in an analytical way, through the use of rank-ordering...
ESTUDIO ECON AMER LATINA 2002/03

Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe

Series:
Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe
12 Mar 2004
El Estudio se publica en dos partes. La primera examina los principales aspectos de la economía regional y en la segunda se analiza la coyuntura de los países de América latina y el Caribe. Finalmente se presenta un anexo estadístico, y para facilitar el procesamiento de los datos, se incluye la ...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #23

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 23

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
12 Mar 2004
This Abstract provides useful statistical data for countries in the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia region. The data is collected at the national level and represents areas such as: population and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and f...
SUPPORTING AFRICA EFFORTS ACHIEVE

Supporting Africa's Efforts to Achieve Sustainable Development

Series:
Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council
11 Jun 2004
This publication is a compilation of presentations and papers that focus on the topic, Supporting Africa’s Efforts to Achieve Sustainable Development. They were presented at the High-Level Segment meetings of the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 2001. The papers discuss poverty, agri...
CEPAL REVIEW #74 08/2001

CEPAL Review No.74, August 2001

Series:
CEPAL Review
23 Nov 2001
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...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2004

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2004

Asia Pacific Economies - Sustaining Growth and Tackling Poverty

Series:
Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
28 May 2004
Despite the war in Iraq and the SARS crisis, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) region continued to show robust economic growth in 2003. This completely updated edition of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific analyzes regional economic developmen...
STAT YRBK 2001 48TH ISS CD

Statistical Yearbook 2001

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
10 Dec 2004
This annual compilation of statistics for over 200 countries and areas of the world is organized in four parts: world and region summary; population and social statistics; economic activity; and international economic relations. This issue of the Yearbook presents 84 tables in the fields of demog...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBOOK 2003

World Statistics Pocketbook 2003 Edition

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
30 Jul 2004
This handy pocketbook provides an easy-to-use international compilation of basic economic, social and environmental indicators for 209 countries and areas worldwide. It covers 55 key indicators in the areas of population, economic activity, agriculture, industry, energy, international trade, tran...
CEPAL REVIEW #79 04/2003

CEPAL Review No.79, April 2003

Series:
CEPAL Review
12 Mar 2004
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...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2003 (BK&CD)

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2003 (Book & CD-ROM)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
13 Feb 2004
This Handbook and CD-ROM set provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of world trade, investment and development. It is a vital tool for government officials, university research specialists, and others interested in the study of international trade and inv...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #81 DEC 2003

Revista de la CEPAL No.81, Diciembre 2003

Series:
Revista de la CEPAL
13 Feb 2004
El objetivo de esta revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, en especial mediante enfoques analíticos y de políticas, con artículos de expertos en economía y otras ciencias sociales, tanto de Naciones Unidas como fuera de ella.
COMP SOCIAL STATS & INDICAT #6

Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators

Toward Achieving the Millennium Development Goals, Sixth Issue

12 Mar 2004
This bulletin presents social statistics illustrating some of the key socio-economic indicators for countries of Western Asia. The data contains information on education, death rates, maternal health, HIV prevalence, poverty and hunger, employment, literacy rates, mortality and gender. It is a u...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2003

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2003

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
13 Feb 2004
This Handbook provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of world trade, investment and development. The data is presented in an analytical way, through the use of rank-orderings, growth rates, shares and other special calculations in order to facilitate thei...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #12

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Twelfth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
13 Feb 2004
Using national statistics, this Bulletin offers a comprehensive selection of international trade data. Data presented includes summary tables on overall trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade and data on the geographical distribution of trade for countries in the ESCWA region ...
REVIEW SUSTAINABLE DEV PROD #1

Review of Sustainable Development and Productivity Activities, No.1

30 Jan 2004
This Review highlights the main activities and achievements of the Sustainable Development and Productivity Division (SDPD) of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) set up to advance productivity and sustainable development in the region. It is part of an ongoing effort to p...
ENERGIA Y POBREZA LOS PROBLEMAS

Energía y Pobreza

Los Problemas del Desarrollo Energético y los Grupos Sociales Marginados en las Zonas Rurales y Urbanas del Brasil

Series:
Recursos Naturales e Infraestructura
30 Jan 2004
Los progresos que ha habido en el sector energético de Brasil durante las últimas décadas, particularmente a partir de los años setenta, son innegables. Se observa una integración energética cada vez mayor del territorio nacional. Las fuentes no comerciales de energía están siendo sustituidas de...
CEPAL REVIEW #78 12/2002

CEPAL Review No.78, December 2002

Series:
CEPAL Review
16 Jan 2004
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...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2004

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2004

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
12 Mar 2004
The World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) is the definitive report of the United Nations on the state of the world economy. One of the most highly anticipated economic reports from the United Nations, it is jointly produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nat...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2003

Economic Development in Africa 2003

Trade Performance and Commodity Dependence

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
12 Mar 2004
This report reviews the structure and composition of Africa’s trade along with the associated problems of commodity dependence. It also attempts to place in perspective the reasons for Africa's poor performance and its declining share in world trade. In addition, the report appeals for a new inte...
INVEST POLICY REV LESOTHO

Investment Policy Review - Lesotho

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
12 Mar 2004
This Review on Lesotho provides an overview of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the country, including the most recent trends and developments. It examines the legal investment framework currently in place and identifies new areas of high FDI potential. The Review is intended to improve Les...
INVEST POLICY REV NEPAL

Investment Policy Review - Nepal

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
19 Dec 2003
This report examines ways in which Nepal can improve its Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) performance. It covers issues such as the country’s FDI trends and performance, the investment framework currently in place and possible strategies to attract greater FDI.
NATL ACCT STATS 2001 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2001

Analysis of Main Aggregates

Series:
National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
12 Mar 2004
This publication presents a summary of the principal national accounting aggregates based on official national accounts data for more than 200 countries and areas of the world for the years 1970 to 2001. The data is available in the form of analytical tables based on statistics from the National ...
REVIEW INFO COMM TECHN DEV #1

Review of Information and Communications Technology and Development, Issue 1 (Arabic Language)

Series:
Review of Information Technology and Communications for Development in Western Asia (Arabic)
21 Nov 2003
This review describes the manner in which the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is employing Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), thereby providing a means of narrowing the digital divide. It also considers ways by which ICT can be used in efforts to resolve de...
INFORME SOBRE DESARR HUMANO 2003

Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano 2003

Los Objectivos de Desarrollo del Milenio - Un Pacto entre las Naciones para Eliminar la Pobreza

Series:
Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano
24 Oct 2003
El Informe Sobre el Desarrollo Humano 2003 examina los logros y reveses de la última década y presenta un plan de acción valiente para lograr los Objetivos: el Pacto de Desarrollo del Milenio. Este plan promueve acciones en seis áreas de las políticas, destinadas a aquellos países que precisan ac...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 2002/03 OUTLOOK

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2002-2003

Current Conditions and Outlook

Series:
Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
7 Nov 2003
This publication provides an assessment of the region’s economic performance during the first half of 2003 and of its prospects for the remainder of the year. An analysis is presented of the main aspects, including its macroeconomic policies, levels of economic activity, inflation, employment an...