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OBSRVTR DEMO AMER LAT CARIB 2020

Observatorio demográfico América Latina y el Caribe 2020

Mortalidad por COVID-19 evidencias y escenarios

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
16 Feb 2022
Esta publicación utiliza fuentes nacionales de datos sobre defunciones de los registros civiles y los sistemas de información en salud para analizar el impacto de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) en la mortalidad en los países de la región. Además, mediante un ejercicio de simulación basa...
LAT AMER CARIB DEMO OBSRVT 2020

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2020

COVID-19 Mortality Evidence and Scenarios

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
4 Feb 2022
This publication uses national sources of data on deaths from civil registry offices and health information systems to analyse the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on mortality in the countries of the region. In addition, by means of a simulation exercise based on different scenarios ...
LAT AMER CARIB DEMO OBSRVT 2019

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2019

Population Projections

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
4 Feb 2022
This publication compiles selected indicators concerning population estimates and projections at the national level for 38 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The estimates and projections for the 20 Latin American countries were prepared by CELADE–Population Division of ECLAC, together...
SMART SUST CITIES PROFILES NORWAY

Smart Sustainable Cities Profiles: Norway

Ålesund, Asker, Bærum, Rana and Trondheim

22 Apr 2022
The Sustainable Smart City Profiles of Ålesund, Asker, Bærum, Rana, and Trondheim; Norway; were developed based on the evaluation of the cities’ performance against the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart and Sustainable Cities (SSC). The cities’ profiles include an analysis of the outcom...
ECON COST ISRL OCCP PALES PEOP (A

The Economic Costs of the Israeli Occupation for the Palestinian People (Arabic language)

Arrested Development and Poverty in the West Bank

17 Mar 2022
This publication sheds light on the impact of the Israeli restrictions on the economy of the West Bank and the socioeconomic conditions of its households for the period 1998-2019, with special focus on the impact of the restrictions imposed by occupation in the aftermath of the second Intifada. I...
ECON COST ISRL OCCP PALES PEOP

The Economic Costs of the Israeli Occupation for the Palestinian People

Arrested Development and Poverty in the West Bank

19 Jan 2022
This publication sheds light on the impact of the Israeli restrictions on the economy of the West Bank and the socioeconomic conditions of its households for the period 1998-2019, with special focus on the impact of the restrictions imposed by occupation in the aftermath of the second Intifada. I...
#HOUSING2030 EFF POL AFF UNECE REG

#Housing2030: Effective Policies for Affordable Housing in the UNECE Region

27 Oct 2021
The study explores housing affordability challenges and existing policy instruments for improving housing affordability in the regions covered by UNECE and presents examples of "good practices" in improving housing affordability among countries and cities. The study focuses on four topics, namely...
SMART SUSTAIN CITIES NUR SULTAN

Smart Sustainable Cities Profile: Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

7 Apr 2021
This Smart Sustainable City Profile presents the outcomes of the city evaluation against the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart Sustainable Cities (SSCs) and proposes actions to improve progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Based on the KPI evaluation, thi...
SDG PULSE UNCTAD 2020

SDG Pulse 2020

UNCTAD Takes the Pulse of the SDGs

31 Dec 2020
This second edition of the SDG Pulse illustrates in a very concrete way how UNCTAD is contributing to the 2030 Agenda. The report not only presents statistical updates and data-driven analysis for the indicators for which UNCTAD is a custodian or co-custodian, but it also presents a range of othe...
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

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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...
WORLD CITIES REPORT 2020

World Cities Report 2020

The Value of Sustainable Urbanization

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World Cities Report
31 Oct 2020
In a rapidly urbanizing and globalized world, cities have been the epicentres of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The virus has spread to virtually all parts of the world; first, among globally connected cities, then through community transmission and from the city to the countryside. This report shows th...
PEOPLE-SMART SUST CITIES (R)

People-Smart Sustainable Cities (Russian Language)

19 Apr 2021
This publication advocates a “cities-based” approach to sustainable development, which recognizes the central and integrating role that cities and urban living play in developing sustainability. The publication highlights that, similarly to the financial crisis of 2008, the COVID-19 pandemic has ...
PEOPLE-SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES

People-Smart Sustainable Cities

27 Jan 2021
This publication advocates a “cities-based” approach to sustainable development, which recognizes the central and integrating role that cities and urban living play in developing sustainability. The publication highlights that, similarly to the financial crisis of 2008, the COVID-19 pandemic has ...
FROM MY WINDOW

From My Window

Children at Home During COVID-19

15 Jun 2020
Written from the perspective of children who observe the world through their windows, this book for young readers looks at the lives of housebound children during the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired by true events and people from around the world, "From My Window" shows children that we all have t...
HANDBOOK SUSTAINAB URBAN MOBIL (R)

A Handbook on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Spatial Planning (Russian language)

Promoting Active Mobility

23 Oct 2020
This publication has been designed to assist member States in integrating transport, health, quality of life and environmental objectives into urban and spatial planning policies. It provides many references to case studies, good practices and examples from cities across the Euro-Asian region (an...
HANDBOOK SUSTAINAB URBAN MOBILITY

A Handbook on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Spatial Planning

Promoting Active Mobility

29 Oct 2020
This publication has been designed to assist member States in integrating transport, health, quality of life and environmental objectives into urban and spatial planning policies. It provides many references to case studies, good practices and examples from cities across the Euro-Asian region (an...
GUIDE FORMAL INFORMAL CONSTRUC

Guidelines for the Formalization of Informal Constructions

6 Mar 2020
This publication is a brief, practical and easy-to-read guide, explaining how to structure a programme for the formalization of informal constructions. It shows how to do this in an affordable, reliable, inclusive and timely manner so that governments can meet the Sustainable development Goals (S...
SMART SUSTAIN CITIES VOZNESENSK

Smart Sustainable Cities Profile: Voznesensk, Ukraine

5 Nov 2020
The purpose of this study is to analyse the city of Voznesensk by using the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart Sustainable Cities and support the municipality in setting priorities for action. The KPIs have been developed by the UNECE with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ...
GUIDELINES MANAGEMENT & OWNERSHIP

Guidelines on the Management and Ownership of Condominium Housing

16 Dec 2019
Effective and efficient housing management is important to support the implementation of key UN agreements, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the New Urban Agenda and the Geneva UN Charter on Sustainable Housing. Efficient housing management results in economic benefits and d...
POLICY FRAMEWK SUSTAIN REAL ESTATE

Policy Framework for Sustainable Real Estate Markets

23 Oct 2019
The UNECE Real Estate Market Advisory Group (REM) is a group of real estate experts who advise the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management on sustainable real estate markets, working to identify specific measures to strengthen a country’s real estate market in a manner that wo...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON BELARUS

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management

Belarus

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
20 Sep 2019
The Country Profile of Belarus focuses on the nation's housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainable cities, and the legal and institutional framework...