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Economic and Social Development

ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2019

Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

Made in Africa – Rules of Origin for Enhanced Intra-African Trade

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Economic Development in Africa Report
2 Jul 2019
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a historic opportunity for the continent to boost intra-African trade and accelerate structural transformation. However, this relies on a critical policy instrument: the effective implementation of preferential trade liberalization among...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2019

Le développement economique en Afrique rapport 2019

Made in Africa: les règles d'origine, un tremplin pour le commerce intra-africain

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
9 Aug 2019
L'avènement de la zone de libre échange continentale africaine (AfCFTA) représente une opportunité historique pour le continent de stimuler le commerce intra-africain et d'accélérer la transformation structurelle. Cependant, cela repose sur un instrument politique essentiel: la mise en œuvre effe...
BUILD DIGITAL COMPET BENEFIT FRONT

Building Digital Competencies to Benefit From Frontier Technologies

17 May 2019
This study explores ways in which digital skills can be developed and harnessed to support sustainable development in a current context of technological change. It discusses the types of skills that countries need to prepare the future workforces for the changing world and to maximise the develop...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2018

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2018

International Trade Rebounds

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Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
17 May 2019
This annual publication monitors the trends of international trade in goods and services in the medium term. The series is part of a larger effort by UNCTAD to analyse trade-related issues of particular importance for developing countries. The recovery in international trade in the last two years...
RAPID ETRADE READI ASSES BANGLAD

Bangladesh Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment

9 May 2020
The eTrade Readiness Assessment of Bangladesh 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. ...
RAPID ETRADE READI ASSES AFGHANIST

Afghanistan Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment

14 May 2020
The eTrade Readiness Assessment of Afghanistan 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....
PANORAMA SOCIAL AMERICA LATIN 2018

Panorama Social de América Latina 2018

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Panorama Social de América Latina
25 Mar 2019
El Panorama Social 2018 analiza temas cruciales para entender y actuar ante los desafíos estructurales que enfrentan los países de América Latina y el Caribe en la actual coyuntura económica y social, especialmente en el marco de las transformaciones en curso en los mercados de trabajo. Incluye n...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2018

Social Panorama of Latin America 2018

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Social Panorama of Latin America
18 Jun 2019
The Social Panorama of Latin America 2018 analyzes issues crucial to understanding and action given the structural challenges facing the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in the current economic and social situation, especially in the context of the transformations underway in labour m...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2019

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2019

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
27 Dec 2019
This publication was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics and ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. This edition continues in this tradition and introduces 'nowcasted' estimates for total merch...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019

State of World Population 2019

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population
12 Apr 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
ESTADO POBLACION MUNDIAL 2019

Estado de la población mundial 2019

Un asunto pendiente - La defensa de los derechos y la libertad de decidir de todas las personas

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Estado de la Población Mundial
18 Apr 2019
El informe describe la lucha por los derechos y las opciones en los últimos 50 años y muestra cómo el UNFPA desempeñó un papel fundamental para ayudar a las mujeres y los adolescentes a superar los diversos y cambiantes obstáculos a su acceso a la información y los servicios, teniendo los mismos ...
ETAT POPULATION MONDIALE 2019

État de la population mondiale 2019

Une tâche inachevée - La poursuite de l’acquisition des droits et des choix pour tous

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État de la population mondiale
17 Apr 2019
Le rapport décrit la lutte pour les droits et les choix au cours des 50 dernières années et montre comment le FNUAP a joué un rôle essentiel en aidant les femmes et les adolescentes à surmonter les obstacles divers et en évolution qui les empêchaient d'accéder à l'information et aux services, en ...
VALUING FOREST ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Valuing Forest Ecosystem Services

A Training Manual for Planners and Project Developers

13 Mar 2019
The aim of this manual is to enhance understanding of ecosystem services and their valuation. The specific target group comprises governmental officers in planning units and field-level officers and practitioners in key government departments in Bangladesh responsible for project development, inc...
GENDER EQUALITY POVERTY INTRIN

Gender Equality and Poverty are Intrinsically Linked

A Contribution to the Continued Monitoring of Selected Sustainable Development Goals

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UN Women Discussion Papers
18 Feb 2019
This discussion paper provides an updated analysis of gendered economic inequality in high- and middle-income countries. A review of the literature demonstrates that such an analysis needs to explicitly recognize that gender, poverty, and (economic) inequality are intrinsically linked. Specifical...
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

Knowledge is Power

Know your Status, Know your Viral Load

13 Mar 2019
This publication provides readers with vital information and statistics on the HIV epidemic. For people who may have been exposed to HIV, knowledge is critical to making informed decisions about their future. An HIV test is a serious event with potentially serious outcomes. But no matter the resu...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2019/20

Progress of the World's Women 2019-2020

Families in a Changing World

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Progress of the World’s Women
21 Aug 2019
This report provides an extensive assessment of the reality of families today. It brings together global, regional and national data, and in-depth analysis about core issues of concern, including family laws, income and employment, unpaid care work, violence against women, and families and migrat...
GLOBAL AIDS MONITORING 2019

Global AIDS Monitoring 2019

Indicators for Monitoring the 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS

13 Mar 2019
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to national AIDS programmes and partners on the use of indicators to measure and report on the country response. The 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS, adopted at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on A...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #106

Notas de Población Año XLV No.106 Enero-Junio de 2018

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Notas de Población
1 Feb 2019
La presente edición de Notas de Población está conformada por ocho artículos que abordan tanto problemas de investigación que vinculan la dinámica y el estado de la población con las dimensiones sociales, económicas y culturales como estudios abocados al análisis de las fuentes de datos para el e...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #107

Notas de Población Año XLV No.107 Julio-Diciembre de 2018

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Notas de Población
28 Feb 2019
La presente edición de Notas de Población está conformada por ocho artículos que abordan tanto problemas de investigación que vinculan la dinámica y el estado de la población con las dimensiones sociales, económicas y culturales como estudios abocados al análisis de las fuentes de datos para el e...
BALANCE PRELIMINAR ECON LATIN 2018

Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe 2018

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Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe
2 Jan 2019
El Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe, uno de los informes anuales más importantes de la CEPAL, analiza en su edición 2017 el desempeño económico de la región durante el año, el contexto internacional, las políticas macroeconómicas que los países han implementado y ...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 2018

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2018

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Preliminary Overview of the Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
13 Mar 2019
This publication, one of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean's most important annual reports, analyzes in its last edition the economic performance of the region throughout the year, including the international context and macroeconomic policies implemented ...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2019

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2019

Ambitions Beyond Growth

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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
20 Jun 2019
The region has seen tremendous economic and social progress over the last 50 years, However, despite progress on many fronts, the region is not on track to meet many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gains from economic growth are not being shared by all. Available jobs do not full...
EOR 2017 SUPP1 REC DEC ECOSOC

Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council

2017 Session, New York and Geneva, 28 July 2016 - 27 July 2017

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Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council
6 Sep 2019
Official Records of the Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council for Organizational and Resumed Organizational and Substantive and Resumed Substantive Sessions of 2017. The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) discusses global economic, social and environmental challenges. ...
ENVEJECIMIENTO PERSONAS MAYORES

Envejecimiento, personas mayores y Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible

Perspectiva regional y de derechos humanos

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
29 Jan 2019
Este libro es el resultado de un proceso de investigación y reflexión sobre la manera de incorporar a las personas mayores en la implementación y el seguimiento de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible desde la perspectiva de derechos humanos. Pone el acento en el cambio demográfico como u...
INTER AGENCY TASK FORCE RPT 2019

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2019

Financing for Sustainable Development Report

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
4 Apr 2019
This report assesses the global economic context for development financing, highlighting growing global risks and challenges, and the need for collective action to create a more enabling international environment. The global context chapter is complemented by a thematic chapter focused on nationa...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUTRIT 2018

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018

Building Climate Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
25 Feb 2019
This year’s report shows that climate variability and extremes – even without conflict – are key drivers behind the recent rise in global hunger and one of the leading causes of severe food crises and their impact on people’s nutrition and health. Climate variability and exposure to more complex,...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V73 #12 DEC 2019

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, December 2019

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
5 Feb 2020
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 V73 #11 NOV 2019

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, November 2019

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
21 Jan 2020
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 V73 #10 OCT 2019

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, October 2019

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
27 Dec 2019
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 V73 #9 SEP 2019

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, September 2019

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
13 Nov 2019
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...