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SOCIO ECON IMPLS COVID PANDEMIC V2

The Socio-Economic Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ideas for Policy Action: Volume 2 - Country Notes

30 Nov 2021
To promote a collective reflection that offers guidance for the response to the COVID-19 health crisis and its economic and social effects on our societies. The UNDP Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean launched the series of documents compiled in this book. The second volume is a ...
SOCIO ECON IMPLS COVID PANDEMIC V1

The Socio-Economic Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ideas for Policy Action: Volume 1 - Cross-sectional Visions

29 Nov 2021
To promote a collective reflection that offers guidance for the response to the COVID-19 health crisis and its economic and social effects on our societies. The UNDP Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean launched the series of documents compiled in this book. The first volume reflec...
COVID19 ECOMMERCE

COVID-19 and E-commerce

Impact on Businesses and Policy Responses

7 Apr 2021
Since the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, UNCTAD has played a critical role in raising awareness on the opportunities emerging from the crisis through increasing the uptake of e-commerce and digital solutions. At the same time, UNCTAD has voiced concerns about the ris...
INTERMDL TRANSPORT COVID-19

Intermodal Transport in the Age of COVID-19 - Practices, Initiatives and Responses

Building Pandemic Resilient Transport Systems

15 Apr 2021
This publication provides an overview of the work of the UNECE Sustainable Transport Division in supporting countries to overcome challenges faced by their inland transport systems related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Covering five thematic areas, it assesses the different impacts for each area and ...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2018

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2018

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Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
27 Jan 2021
The Yearbook comprises annual data for 230 countries and areas for 2015-2018 on production, trade and consumption of energy: solids, liquids, gaseous fuels, electricity and heat, covering both renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. Per capita consumption series are also provided for all e...
ENERGY BALANCES 2018

2018 Energy Balances

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
19 Jan 2021
This publication contains energy balances for about 220 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products. It presents energy data for countries and areas in a format which shows the overall picture of the prod...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2018

2018 Electricity Profiles

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
19 Jan 2021
This publication contains electricity profiles for about 230 countries and territories, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for most countries on an internationally comparable basis...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2020 (R)

Human Development Report 2020 (Russian language)

The Next Frontier – Human Development and the Anthropocene

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Human Development Report (Russian Version)
1 Jun 2021
The 30th Anniversary 2020 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1990 as independent and analytically and empirically grounded discussions of major development issues, trends and p...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2020 (P)

Human Development Report 2020 (Portuguese language)

The Next Frontier – Human Development and the Anthropocene

1 Jun 2021
The 30th Anniversary 2020 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1990 as independent and analytically and empirically grounded discussions of major development issues, trends and p...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2020 (C)

Human Development Report 2020 (Chinese language)

The Next Frontier – Human Development and the Anthropocene

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Human Development Report (Chinese Version)
1 Jun 2021
The 30th Anniversary 2020 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1990 as independent and analytically and empirically grounded discussions of major development issues, trends and p...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2020 (A)

Human Development Report 2020 (Arabic language)

The Next Frontier – Human Development and the Anthropocene

Series:
Arab Human Development Report (Arabic language)
1 Jun 2021
The 30th Anniversary 2020 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1990 as independent and analytically and empirically grounded discussions of major development issues, trends and p...
INFORME SOBRE DESAR HUMANO 2020

Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano 2020

La próxima frontera – El desarrollo humano y el Antropoceno

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Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano
23 Jul 2021
El Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano 2020 (que celebra su 30º aniversario) constituye la última edición de la serie de Informes sobre Desarrollo Humano publicados a escala mundial por el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) desde 1990. Estos informes ofrecen una explicación ind...
RAPPORT DEV HUMAIN 2020

Rapport sur le développement humain 2020

La prochaine frontière – Le développement humain et l'Anthropocène

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Rapport sur le Développement Humain 
23 Jul 2021
Ce rapport offre une alternative nécessaire et stimulante à la paralysie face à un changement planétaire alarmant. Sa sortie intervient alors que la pandémie de COVID-19 (coronarvirus) offre simultanément un aperçu de ce que pourrait contenir une «nouvelle normalité» et ouvre la possibilité à l'h...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2020

Human Development Report 2020

The Next Frontier - Human Development and the Anthropocene

Series:
Human Development Report
12 Feb 2021
The 30th Anniversary 2020 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1990 as independent and analytically and empirically grounded discussions of major development issues, trends and p...
2020 STAT TRANSP INT EUR AMER NORD

2020 Statistiques des transports pour l'Europe et l'Amérique du Nord

31 Aug 2021
Les statistiques sont fondamentales pour l'élaboration de toutes formes de politiques de transport dans les diverses régions couvertes par la Commission et dans le monde. Pour aider à l'élaboration de politiques, le présent volume fournit des statistiques sur les transports intérieurs (route, rai...
2020 INLAND TRANSP STAT EUR NA

2020 Inland Transport Statistics for Europe and North America

12 Jul 2021
Statistics are fundamental for all transport policy development across the UNECE region and the world. To assist in this policy development, Volume LX of this annual publication provides statistics on inland transport (road, rail and inland waterways), with data covering the 56 member States of U...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2021

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2021

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
26 Jan 2021
This is the United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2021 and 2022. A once-in-a-century crisis—a Great Disruption unleashed by a viral pandemic—hit the world economy in 2020, reaching every corner of the world, infectin...
TRANS CORP V27 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.3

Special Issue on Multinational Enterprises and Gender Equality

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Transnational Corporations
6 May 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. The topics in this special issue on multinational enterprises and ...
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 5TH

State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Rights to Lands, Territories and Resources

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State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
17 Mar 2021
This publication offers a wide-ranging perspective on indigenous peoples’ rights to lands, territories and resources, examining legislation and agreements at the national and international level, identifying successful practices and continued obstacles, and suggesting ways forward. Adopted in 200...
MAKING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT WORK FOR

Making Public Procurement Work for Women

31 Dec 2020
In developed countries, public procurement accounts for almost 15% of gross domestic product; in some developing countries, this figure can reach as high as 40%. It is shocking that women-owned businesses account for a mere 1% of this critical sector. Women-owned businesses often cite lack of inf...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #8

Pactos políticos y sociales para la igualdad y el desarrollo sostenible en América Latina y el Caribe en la recuperación pos-COVID-19

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 8

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
30 Nov 2020
La pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) llegó a América Latina y el Caribe en un momento difícil desde el punto de vista económico, social y medioambiental. Para hacer frente a la crisis sanitaria, cuya duración ha sido mayor de lo que se había previsto, y a sus graves efectos eco...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #8

Political and Social Compacts for Equality and Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Post-COVID-19 Recovery

Special Report COVID-19 No. 8

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
30 Nov 2020
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic hit Latin America and the Caribbean in a period of economic, social and environmental vulnerability. Tackling the health crisis —which has outlasted initial forecasts— and its deleterious economic and social effects will require political and socia...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #7

Universalizar el acceso a las tecnologías digitales para enfrentar los efectos del COVID-19

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 7

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
27 Nov 2020
Este Informe Especial es el séptimo de una serie que elabora la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe. En él, se examina el papel clave de las tecnologías digitales en la p...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #7

Universalizing Access to Digital Technologies to Address the Consequences of COVID-19

Special Report COVID-19 No. 7

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
27 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the seventh in a series by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. It examines the key role of digital technologies in the pandemic prompted b...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #6

Los efectos del COVID-19 en el comercio internacional y la logística

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 6

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
26 Nov 2020
Este Informe Especial es el sexto de una serie que elabora la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe. En él se entregan estimaciones del impacto de la pandemia en las export...