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CEPAL REVIEW #78 12/2002

CEPAL Review No.78, December 2002

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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...
CHECKLIST OF CITES SPECIES 2003

Checklist of CITES Species 2003 (Includes CD-ROM)

24 Oct 2003
This book and CD-ROM provide a checklist of the fauna and the flora listed in Appendices I, II and III of CITES as adopted by the Conference of the Parties, valid from 13 February 2003. The CD-ROM also includes the Annotated Appendices, which have an index to family names and common names. It is ...
ESTUDIO ECON AMER LATINA 2002/03

Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe

Situación y Perspectivas

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Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe
10 Oct 2003
Esta publicación corresponde al primer capítulo del Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe 2002-2003. En ella se presenta una evaluación de la economía de la región al término del primer semestre de 2003 y de las perspectivas para el resto del año. Se incluye un análisis de los principal...
CIUDADANIA Y DERECHOS CRITERIOS

Cuidadanía y Derechos

¿Criterios Distributivos?

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Políticas Sociales
10 Oct 2003
Los derechos sociales como criterio de asignación en política social vienen conquistando una creciente influencia tanto entre los diversos actores políticos como en los organismos internacionales porque entre otras razones permiten usar el criterio de universalidad para prestar servicios de asist...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2004

The Least Developed Countries Report 2004

Linking International Trade with Poverty Reduction

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Least Developed Countries Report
16 Jul 2004
This annual report reviews recent economic trends in the least developed countries (LDCs), focusing on their efforts to escape the poverty trap. The 2004 edition, examines the relationship between international trade and poverty within LDC’s, and identifies national and international policies tha...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V10 #2 12/2003

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.10 No.2, December 2003

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Asia-Pacific Development Journal
28 May 2004
The Asia-Pacific Development Journal analyzes development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. This particular issue, covers foreign direct investment, manufacturing sectors in ASEAN countries, human resource development, globalization and economic reform, and the impact of fo...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 2003

Report on the World Social Situation 2003

Social Vulnerability - Sources and Challenges

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Report on the World Social Situation
21 Nov 2003
The Report on the World Social Situation 2003 examines the issue of social vulnerability. It identifies the sources of social vulnerabilities and explores strategies to reduce them within selected social groups. This year’s Report attempts to increase its relevance by putting forward explicit pol...
LAT AMER WORLD ECON 2001/02

Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy 2001-2002

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Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy
10 Oct 2003
This publication examines international conditions and external trade trends in Latin America and the Caribbean. It also describes the main trends in the international economy and their impact on the economies of the region looking at the international trade activity of the different countries fo...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #80 AUG 2003

Revista de la CEPAL No.80, Agosto 2003

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Revista de la CEPAL
10 Oct 2003
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.
CEPAL REVIEW #77 08/2002

CEPAL Review No.77, August 2002

Series:
CEPAL Review
29 Aug 2003
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...
RAPPORT MONDIAL DEV HUMAIN 2003

Rapport Mondial sur le Développement Humain 2003

Les Objectifs du Millénaire - Un Pacte entre les Pays pour Vaincre la Pauvreté Humaine

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Rapport sur le Développement Humain 
24 Oct 2003
Ce nouveau siècle s’est ouvert sur une déclaration de solidarité sans précédent, affirmant la volonté de débarrasser la planète de la pauvreté. En 2000, par la Déclaration du Millénaire adoptée aux Nations Unies lors de la plus grande réunion de chefs d’États jamais convoquée, les pays, riches et...
ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2003

Economic Report on Africa 2003

Accelerating the Pace of Development

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Economic Report on Africa
29 Aug 2003
The Economic Report on Africa 2003 is the fourth in an annual series that reviews the continent’s economic performance and near-term prospects. This year’s report builds on the work of the three previous reports by laying out an agenda for Africa based on systematic benchmarking of economic perfo...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #22

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 22

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Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
8 Aug 2003
The Abstract provides useful statistical data collected mainly at the national level. For each country of the region, statistical tables are presented on such topics as: population and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry and electri...
DIMENSION ESPACIAL EN LAS POLITICA

Dimensión Espacial en las Políticas de Superación de la Pobreza Urbana, La

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Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
25 Jul 2003
Mediante este trabajo de investigación se aporta a la construcción de un marco conceptual que oriente el diseño de políticas territoriales para la superación de la pobreza urbana. Con ese propósito, se analizan algunas de las condiciones que afectan la eficacia y la eficiencia con que la autorida...
INVEST POLICY REV GHANA

Investment Policy Review - Ghana

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
8 Aug 2003
Ghana is making a comeback in terms of attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) after the economy had suffered a temporary setback in 1998. This publication reviews the investment climate in the West African nation. It is divided into four parts. The first part evaluates FDI trends in recent ye...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 2002

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2002

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Preliminary Overview of the Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
11 Jul 2003
This publication provides a brief overview on the economic performance of the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean for 2002. Information is provided on all the countries in that region and it includes the primary economic indicators such as: Gross Domestic Product (GDP), inflation, import...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 2002

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2002

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Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
11 Jul 2003
This yearbook contains up-to-date statistics on 33 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Data on individual countries covers topics such as: population, manpower, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, energy production and consumption, transportation and communic...
PANORAMA INSERC INTL AMER 2001/02

Panorama de la Inserción Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe 2001-2002

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Panorama de la Inserción Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe
11 Jul 2003
Se estudia la situación internacional y el comercio internacional de América Latina y el Caribe (capítulos I, II y III) y se analizan los principales componentes de la coyuntura internacional y su incidencia en las economías de la región, y el comercio internacional de los diferentes países en 20...