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Economic and Social Development

ECON DEV & UN REFORM

Economic Development and UN Reform

Towards a Common Agenda for Action - A Proposal in the Context of the Millennium Development Goals

8 Apr 2005
This book is a practical proposal by the Director-General of UNIDO, Carlos A. Magariños, to increase the policy coherence and operational effectiveness of the UN system in the field of economic development. Its core aim is to reorganize the economic development functions of the system by agreeing...
GOOD PRACTICES INFORMATION & COM

Good Practices in Information and Communication Technology Policies in Asia and the Pacific

Promotion of Enabling Policies and Regulatory Frameworks for Information and Communication Technology Development in the Asia-Pacific Region

7 Oct 2005
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are at the heart of recent economic and social transformations in both the industrialized and many developing countries. As their capabilities increase, they are being applied throughout all sectors of economies and societies. Developing countries...
GAOR 57TH SUPP3 ECOSOC 2002

Report of the Economic and Social Council for 2002

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Reports of the Economic and Social Council
14 Jan 2005
Official Records of the Report of the Economic and Social Council for 2002, General Assembly Official Records, Fifty-seventh session.

ECON RPT ON AFRICA 2004

Economic Report on Africa 2004

Unlocking Africa's Trade Potential

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Economic Report on Africa
14 Jan 2005
The Economic Report on Africa is an annual series that reviews the continent’s economic performance and near-term prospects. This year’s report’s main conclusion is that trade liberalization alone will not boost growth and poverty reduction in Africa. In 2003, Africa was the second fastest growin...
INDUSTRIAL DEV RPT 2004

Industrial Development Report 2004

Industrialization, Environment and the Millennium Development Goals in Sub-Saharan Africa - The New Frontier in the Fight against Poverty

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Industrial Development Report
29 Jul 2005
The Industrial Development Report is intended to build on development policy experience and contribute to a refinement of the international development agenda. The Report pays special attention to current needs and capabilities in the developing countries in general, and the least developed among...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBOOK 2004

World Statistics Pocketbook 2004 Edition

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World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
3 Jun 2005
This handy pocketbook provides an easy-to-use international compilation of basic economic, social and environmental indicators for 208 countries and areas worldwide. It covers 57 key indicators in the areas of population, economic activity, agriculture, industry, energy, international trade, tran...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 2002/03

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2002-2003

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Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
5 Nov 2004
The present edition of the Survey consists of three parts. The first part covers the main aspects of the regional economy from a sectorial and thematic perspective. The second part contains information of the analysis of the economic performance of the 19 countries of Latin America and the Spanis...
BEYOND CONVENTIONAL WISDOM DEV

Beyond Conventional Wisdom in Development Policy

An Intellectual History of UNCTAD 1964-2004

14 Jan 2005
This book commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the establishment of UNCTAD shows how UNCTAD´s work has evolved and identifies some of the major intellectual contributions that the organization has made in terms of both analytical views and policy proposals. In a thought-provoking preface to ...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2004

Economic Development in Africa 2004

Debt Sustainability - Oasis or Mirage?

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Economic Development in Africa Report
5 Nov 2004
In the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the international community has set itself a target of reducing poverty by half by the year 2015. Many observers have now come to the conclusion that, on present trends, there is very little likelihood that this objective can be achieved ...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2004 P2

World Economic and Social Survey 2004

International Migration

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
28 Jan 2005
International migration is one of the central dimensions of globalization. Facilitated by improved transportation and communications and stimulated by large economic and social inequalities in the world, people are increasingly moving across national borders in an effort to improve their own and ...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V11 #2 12/2004

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.11 No.2, December 2004

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Asia-Pacific Development Journal
7 Oct 2005
The primary emphasis of the Journal is the publishing of empirically based, policy-oriented articles that can engage the attention of policy makers, academicians and researchers. The articles analyze development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. This issue discusses the fol...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 2003/04

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2003-2004

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Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
11 Mar 2005
This year's Survey, the fifty-sixth edition in this series, is divided into two parts. The first analyses the main features of the regional economy, while the second examines the situation in the individual countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. A summarized statistical appendix is supplem...
POVERTY REDUCTION & GOOD GOVERNA

Poverty Reduction and Good Governance

Report of the Committee for Development Policy on the Sixth Session (29 March - 4 April 2004)

17 Jun 2005
Within the overall global objective of reducing poverty by half by 2015, a central challenge remains that of improving the economic and social conditions of the more than 600 million inhabitants of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Good governance can be instrumental in achieving poverty redu...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2004 (A)

State of World Population 2004 (Arabic language)

The Cairo Consensus at Ten - Population, Reproductive Health and the Global Effort to End Poverty

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
24 Sep 2004
Countries are making real progress in carrying out a bold global action plan that links poverty alleviation to women's rights and universal access to reproductive health. Ten years into the new era opened by the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, the qual...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2004 (R)

State of World Population 2004 (Russian language)

The Cairo Consensus at Ten - Population, Reproductive Health and the Global Effort to End Poverty

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State of World Population (Russian language)
24 Sep 2004
Countries are making real progress in carrying out a bold global action plan that links poverty alleviation to women's rights and universal access to reproductive health. Ten years into the new era opened by the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, the qual...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #83 AUG 2004

Revista de la CEPAL No.83, Agosto 2004

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Revista de la CEPAL
24 Sep 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.
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2002/03

Social Panorama of Latin America 2002-2003

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Social Panorama of Latin America
24 Sep 2004
The 2002-2003 edition of the Social panorama of Latin America explores issues related to many of the Millennium Development Goals. Three of the five chapters (on poverty, hunger and gender inequality) assess how likely it is that the countries of the region will succeed in meeting the targets in ...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2002 V1 P2

African Statistical Yearbook 2002

Vol.I, Part 2 - West Africa

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
10 Sep 2004
The 2002 African Statistical Yearbook, the twenty-first issue, presents data arranged on a country basis for 53 Economic Commission for Africa member states, generally for the years 1993 to 2001 or for the last nine years for which data are available. This Volume, covering countries in West Afri...
AFRICAN STAT YRBK 2002 V1 P1

African Statistical Yearbook 2002

Vol.I, Part 1 - North Africa

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African statistical yearbook / Annuaire statistique pour l'Afrique
10 Sep 2004
The 2002 African Statistical Yearbook, the twenty-first issue, presents data arranged on a country basis for 53 Economic Commission for Africa member states, generally for the years 1993 to 2001 or for the last nine years for which data are available. This Volume covering countries in North Afri...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 2003

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2003 (Includes CD-ROM)

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Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
13 Aug 2004
The 2003 edition of the Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean contains a selection, updated to the end of December, of the main statistical series available on economic and social trends in the countries of the region. It represents a systematic effort of the ECLAC Statistics a...
NATL ACCT STATS 2002/03 ANALYS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2002-2003

Analysis of Main Aggregates

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National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
6 May 2005
This publication presents, in the form of analytical tables, a summary of the principal national accounting aggregates based on official detailed national accounts data for more than 200 countries and areas of the world for the years 1970 to 2003. Where official data is not available estimates ha...
GEO ANUARIO 2003

GEO Anuario 2003

30 Jul 2004
El anuario GEO 2003 es el primero de una serie de publicaciones anuales asociada al principal informe del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. Basado en un proceso exhaustivo de seguimiento y recuento con la colaboración de socios de todo el mundo. Se analizan los principales a...
INFORME SOBRE DESARR HUMANO 2004

Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano 2004

La Libertad Cultural en el Mundo Diverso de Hoy

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Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano
16 Jul 2004
En la versión 2004, el Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano incluye un análisis sobre los vínculos que existen entre desarrollo humano y libertades culturales; identifica las exclusiones por el modo de vida, así como aquellas políticas, económicas y sociales (exclusión de la participación) que enfrent...