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UNE LESSONS DEC EMIS GAP ASSES

Lessons From a Decade of Emissions Gap Assessments

28 Oct 2022
This publication has been prepared by the scientific editors of the UN Environment Emissions Gap Reports: John Christensen (UNEP DTU Partnership) and Anne Olhoff (UNEP DTU Partnership). UN Environment warmly thanks all the authors, the members of the steering committee and the reviewers of the...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2019

Emissions Gap Report 2019

Series:
The Emissions Gap Report
28 Oct 2022
This is the tenth edition of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Emissions Gap Report. It provides the latest assessment of scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progre...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2022

The Least Developed Countries Report 2022

The Low-carbon Transition and Its Daunting Implications for Structural Transformation

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
9 Dec 2022
LDCs, which bear the least historical responsibility for climate change, are on the front lines of the climate crisis. The Report highlights the development strategies and policies which they need to enact to reach the ambitious objectives to which they have committed, and the painful trade-offs ...
GUID CORE IND SUST SDG IMPT REPT

Guidance on Core Indicators for Sustainability and SDG Impact Reporting

9 Dec 2022
This Guidance document (GCI) provides practical information on how the Core Indicators for Sustainability and SDG Impact Reporting can be measured in a consistent manner and in alignment with countries’ needs on monitoring the attainment of the SDG Agenda. It is intended to serve as a tool to ass...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2022 SET 5 BKLTS

World Drug Report 2022

Series:
World Drug Report
20 Oct 2022
Consisting of five separate booklets, the World Drug Report 2022 provides an in-depth analysis of global drug markets and examines the nexus between drugs and the environment within the bigger picture of the Sustainable Development Goals, climate change and environmental sustainability. Booklet 1...
TRANS CORP V29 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.29 No.2

Investment and Development

Series:
Transnational Corporations
30 Aug 2022
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 the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). As such...
WATER CONV 30 YRS IMPCT & ACHVMT

The Water Convention: 30 Years of Impact and Achievements on the Ground

6 Oct 2022
The year 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), which was adopted in Helsinki in 1992. Showcasing concrete success stories of the Water Convention’s impact on the ground, this publicatio...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #1 2022

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2022, Issue No. 1

Series:
Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
27 Sep 2022
The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal (APSDJ) is published twice a year by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). It is the continuation of UNESCAP’s Asia Pacific Development Journal (APDJ) with explicit recognition of sustainable developm...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2021/2022

Human Development Report 2021/2022

Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Transforming World

Series:
Human Development Report
12 Oct 2022
Continuing the thread of the 2019 and 2020 Human Development Reports (HDRs), the 2021/2022 HDR carries forward a conversation centered on inequalities while integrating other important themes related to uncertainties in the Anthropocene: societal-level transformations, mental health impacts, poli...
LA GUÍA DEL CAFÉ

La guía del café: cuarta edición

8 Sep 2022
The Coffee Guide es la fuente de información más extensa, práctica y neutral del mundo sobre el comercio internacional del café. Cubre temas comerciales relevantes para los caficultores, comerciantes, exportadores, empresas de transporte, certificadoras, asociaciones y autoridades, y otros actore...
GUIDE DU CAFÉ

Guide du café: quatrième édition

8 Sep 2022
Le Coffee Guide est la source d'informations la plus complète, pratique et neutre au monde sur le commerce international du café. Il couvre les questions commerciales pertinentes pour les producteurs de café, les négociants, les exportateurs, les sociétés de transport, les certificateurs, les ass...
RECLAIMING OUR FUTURE

Reclaiming Our Future

A Common Agenda for Advancing Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

23 May 2022
The publication describes pathways to achieve more inclusive and sustainable post-pandemic recovery in Asia and the Pacific. It identifies elements for a common agenda for present and future generations centered on protecting people and planet, leveraging on digital opportunities, trading and inv...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2022

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

Our World at Risk: Transforming Governance for a Resilient Future

Series:
Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
5 May 2022
The central question for this year's report is how governance systems can evolve to better address the systemic risks of the future. In today’s crowded and interconnected world, disaster impacts increasingly cascade across geographies and sectors, as the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change are r...
CARBON NEUTARLITY ECE REGION

Carbon Neutrality in the UNECE Region

Integrated Life-cycle Assessment of Electricity Sources

Series:
ECE Energy Series
6 Oct 2022
Well-informed energy policy design is key to reaching decarbonization targets and keep global climate change under a 2°C threshold. In particular, low-carbon electricity provision for all is essential, as the IPCC shows that the most ambitious climate mitigation scenarios entail the electrificati...
THE STATE OF SUST MARKETS 2021

The State of Sustainable Markets 2021

Statistics and Emerging Trends

Series:
The State of Sustainable Markets
15 Aug 2022
This report provides new insights into the evolution of certified agriculture and forestry. It provides data about 14 major sustainability standards for bananas, cocoa, coffee, cotton, oil palm, soybeans, sugarcane, tea and forestry products. The 2021 report adds data from 2019, showing that sust...
ASIA PACIF SDG PROG RPT 2022

Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2022

Widening Disparities Amid COVID-19

Series:
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
3 May 2022
The Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2022 analyses regional and subregional progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets. This publication applies a measurement framework developed by ESCAP to identify progress gaps and acceleration requirements at goal,...
CLIM RSILNT FINFSH MGMT PLN BELIZE

Towards a Climate Resilient Multispecies Finfish Management Plan for Belize

27 Jun 2022
This document details a proposal for a national adaptive multispecies finfish management plan for Belize. The plan’s development and implementation are initiatives of the Belize Fisheries Department, in compliance with the provisions of the Fisheries Resources Act of 2020 and in accordance with t...
SCIENCE TECHNO & INNOVAT ZAMBIA

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review: Zambia

12 May 2022
The Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review of Zambia has three fundamental goals. Its first goal is to offer Zambia an assessment of activities and institutions that make up its innovation ecosystem. The second goal is to draw attention to important socio-economic development questions ...
EUR ENVRMT 7TH PAN EUR ENVRMT ASS

Europe’s Environment

The Seventh Pan-European Environmental Assessment

11 Nov 2022
Europe’s Environment – the seventh pan-European environmental assessment – is the latest in the series of regional assessments conducted since 1995. The environmental assessments of the pan-European region provide up-to-date and policy-relevant information on the interactions between the environm...
LIVRE POCHE DES STAT MOND 2022

Livre de poche des statistiques mondiales 2022

Series:
Livre de poche des statistiques mondiales
16 Sep 2022
Le livre de poche des statistiques mondiales est un rapport annuel de compilation d’indicateurs clefs dans les domaines économiques, sociaux et environnementaux présenté en portraits d’une page. Cette édition comprend les profils de 30 régions géographiques mondiales et 232 pays ou zones. Il s'ag...
LIBRO BOLSILLO ESTADI MUNDIAL 2022

Libro de bolsillo de las estadisticas mundiales 2022

Series:
Libro de bolsillo de las estadísticas mundiales
16 Sep 2022
El Libro de Bolsillo de las Estadísticas Mundiales es una compilación anual de indicadores estadísticos clave que prepara la División de Estadística del Departamento de Asuntos Económicos y Sociales de las Naciones Unidas. Los temas tratados incluyen: agricultura, balanza de pagos, educación, ene...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2022

World Statistics Pocketbook 2022

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
23 Aug 2022
The World Statistics Pocketbook is an annual compilation of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The topics covered include: agriculture, balance of payments, education, energy, environment, food, gender, h...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOROCCO 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Morocco

Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
9 Dec 2022
Environmental Performance Reviews help to integrate environmental policies into sector-specific policies such as those in agriculture, energy, transport and health. Through the peer review process, the reviews promote dialogue among Governments about the effectiveness of environmental policies as...
ACS CON ESNTL SRVC ENRG WTR SANT

Access by Consumers to Essential Services: Energy, Water and Sanitation

29 Jul 2022
The present report aims to provide policy makers with background on the emerging trends and considerations as well as policy options, focusing on the key requirements for inclusive and affordable access. Following this introduction, chapter two provides an overview of the international policy fra...
PRAC IMPLEM INDCTRS SUST DEV VOL 3

Practical Implementation of Core Indicators for Sustainable Development Reporting

Case Studies (Volume 3)

18 Mar 2022
This report provides insights on the feasibility of the application of UNCTAD’s Guidance on Core Indicators for Entity Reporting on Contribution towards Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (GCI) in two companies in Italy. It offers evidence on the practical implementation of the G...
CELEB 50 YRS LDC CATEGORY

A Special Issue to Celebrate the 50 Years of the LDC Category

Bringing the Voice of the Least Developed Countries into the G20 Policy Agenda

2 Jun 2022
The publication discusses the following issues: 1. Boosting Africa's and LDCs' agency in the G20; 2. Boosting quality and climate-resilient infrastructure in developing countries: Policy proposals form the T20; 3. How can the G20 support innovative mechanisms to mobilize financial resources for L...
2022 SPECIAL REPORT HUMAN SECURITY

2022 Special Report on Human Security

New Threats to Human Security in the Anthropocene: Demanding Greater Solidarity

4 Mar 2022
The report finds a development conundrum. Despite people on average living longer, healthier, and wealthier lives, these advances have not succeeded in increasing people’s sense of security. This is true for countries right across the development spectrum, with perceptions of insecurity worsening...
PROTOCOL WATER HEALTH FRAMEWRK (R)

The Protocol on Water and Health (Russian language)

Driving Action on Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health

24 Aug 2022
The publication is aimed at raising awareness on the UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health. It contains a section introducing the Protocol as a unique international treaty aimed at protecting human health and well-being through sustainable water management and at ensuring access to safe d...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2022

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2022

Series:
Energy Statistics Pocketbook
11 Feb 2022
This publication is the fifth in a series of pocketbook compilations on energy statistics designed to highlight the availability of data on various aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. Energy is central to the achievement of the 2030 Agend...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2019

2019 Electricity Profiles

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
31 Dec 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...