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LAT AMER DEMOGRAPH OBSERV 2010 #9

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2010, No.9

Mortality - Year V (Includes CD-ROM)

Series:
Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
23 Aug 2011
This edition of the Demographic Observatory presents a series of abridged life tables by sex, estimated and projected by five-year periods, which were prepared as inputs for national population estimates and projections. The tables were prepared for the 20 countries of Latin America and also, for...
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPH OBSERV 2009 #8

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2009, No.8

Urbanization Prospects - Year IV (Includes CD-ROM)

Series:
Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
13 May 2011
This issue presents a set of spatial distribution and urbanization indicators from the database on spatial distribution and urbanization in Latin America for the period 1950-2000. It also includes a series of indicators on the population in cities and metropolitan areas with 20,000 or more inhab...
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPH OBSERV 2009 #7

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2009, No.7

Population Projection - Year IV (Includes CD-ROM)

Series:
Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
16 Sep 2010
New publication which replace the Demographic Bulletin, published by CELADE since 1968. The Demographic Observatory provides information regarding population estimates and projections at national and urban/rural level, economic active population, fertility, mortality, international migration and ...
SELF MADE CITIES SEARCH SUSTAI (R)

Self-made Cities (Russian language)

In Search of Sustainable Solutions for Informal Settlements in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Region

16 Jul 2010
Informal settlements are often characterized as “illegal’ residential formations lacking basic infrastructure, security of tenure and adequate housing. This book describes how more than 50 million people in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region have come to live in info...
DESIGNING HOUSEHOLD SURV SAMPL (A)

Designing Household Survey Samples: Practical Guidelines (Arabic Language)

Studies in Methods - Series F No. 98

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
27 Jun 2011
This publication serves as a handbook that includes the main sample survey design issues that can conveniently be referred to by practicing national statisticians, researchers and analysts involved in sample survey work and activities in countries. Methodologically sound techniques that are groun...
DESIGNING HOUSEHOLD SURV SAMPL (R)

Designing Household Survey Samples: Practical Guidelines (Russian language)

Studies in Methods - Series F No. 98

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
31 Dec 2010
The purpose of the handbook is to include in one publication sample survey design issues for convenient referral by practicing national statisticians, researchers, and analysts involved in sample survey work and activities. Methodologically sound techniques that are grounded in statistical theory...
GUIDE PRATIQUE POUR LA CONCEPTION

Guide Pratique pour la Conception d'Enquêtes sur les Ménages:

Études méthodologiques Série F N° 98

Series:
Etudes Méthodologiques (Ser. F)
13 Sep 2010
Cette publication est un manuel qui inclut les principales questions échantillon de l'enquête de conception qui peuvent être commodément visés par la pratique nationales statisticiens, chercheurs et analystes impliqués dans le travail d'enquête-échantillon et des activités dans les pays. Sur le p...
STATE OF WORLDS CITIES 2010/11

State of the World's Cities 2010/2011

Bridging the Urban Divide

21 Apr 2010
The world's urban population now exceeds the world's rural population. What does this mean for the state of our cities, given the strain this global demographic shift is placing upon current urban infrastructures? Following on from previous State of the World's Cities reports, this edition uses t...
GLOBAL RPT HUMAN SETTLEMENTS 2009

Global Report on Human Settlements 2009

Planning Sustainable Cities

22 Oct 2009
Current urban planning systems are not equipped to deal with the major urban challenges of the 21st century, including effects of climate change, resource depletion and economic instability, plus continued rapid urbanization with its negative consequences such as poverty, slums and urban informal...
DISENO DE MUESTRAS PARA ENCUESTAS

Diseño de Muestras para Encuestas de Hogares: Directrices Prácticas

Estudios de métodos - Serie F No. 98

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
29 Sep 2009
Las versiones provisionales de los textos fueron revisadas por un grupo de expertos en una sesión celebrada por la División de Estadística del 3 al 5 de diciembre de 2003 en Nueva York. La lista de participantes se incluye en el anexo II. Asimismo, el manual fue sometido a una revisión por homó-l...
SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION INFO AGE

Sustainable Urbanization in the Information Age

27 Aug 2009
This book talks about sustainable urbanization as the key consideration in environmental planning and management to improve living conditions for the 2.5 billion poor in the world. It examines policies and actions that might provide new, more effective responses to poverty, social justice, envir...
WORLD POPULAT MONITORING 2009 (A)

World Population Monitoring (Arabic Language)

Focusing on Population Distribution, Urbanization, Internal Migration and Development - The Concise Report

Series:
Population Studies
11 Nov 2009
This report reviews trends in and prospects for urban and rural population growth and changes in the population of cities based on the 2007 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects. It discusses the contribution of natural increase and the combination of rural-urban migration and reclassification...
SELF MADE CITIES SEARCH SUSTAI

Self-made Cities

In Search of Sustainable Solutions for Informal Settlements in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Region

26 Jun 2009
Informal settlements are often characterized as “illegal’ residential formations lacking basic infrastructure, security of tenure and adequate housing. This book describes how more than 50 million people in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region have come to live in info...
HNDBK GEOSPATIAL INFRAS CENSUS (C)

Handbook on Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Census Activities (Chinese language)

Studies in Methods - Series F No. 103

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F) (Chinese)
9 Feb 2011
The newly revised and renamed Handbook reflects the recommendations of the expert group meetings and regional workshops on geographic information systems (GIS) and census-mapping. It covers both managerial and operational needs in considerable detail. The Handbook addresses organizational and ins...
HNDBK GEOSPATIAL INFRAS CENSUS (A)

Handbook on Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Census Activities (Arabic language)

Studies in Methods - Series F No. 103

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F) (Arabic)
1 Dec 2010
The newly revised and renamed Handbook reflects the recommendations of the expert group meetings and regional workshops on geographic information systems (GIS) and census-mapping. It covers both managerial and operational needs in considerable detail. The Handbook addresses organizational and ins...
MEASURING ECON ACTIVE CENSUS (C)

Measuring the Economically Active in Population Censuses: A Handbook (Chinese language)

Studies in Methods - Series F, No. 102

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F) (Chinese)
20 Dec 2010
The Handbook provides guidance on the measurement of economic characteristics in population censuses, based on relevant experiences of countries, with a particular focus on the questions used and the requirements for processing of responses. The Handbook is intended to provide census planners wit...
MEASUR ECON ACTIVE POP CENSUS

Measuring the Economically Active in Population Censuses: A Handbook

Studies in Methods - Series F, No. 102

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
8 Dec 2010
The Handbook provides guidance on the measurement of economic characteristics in population censuses, based on relevant experiences of countries, with a particular focus on the questions used and the requirements for processing of responses. The Handbook is intended to provide census planners wit...
VOICES OF THE CHICHINAUTZIN (DVD)

Voices of the Chichinautzin

15 Dec 2008
This award winning film is part of a series of documentaries that tackle complex social and environmental issues in Latin America. The documentary follows events related to the infamous 1995 Golf War, when the inhabitants of Mexico’s Chichinautzin Biological Corridor joined forces to prevent the ...
STATE OF THE WORLD

State of the World's Cities 2008-2009

Harmonious Cities

30 Oct 2008
The 21st century is the Century of the City. Cities contain both order and chaos. How can city planners and policymakers harmonize the various interests, diversity and inherent contradictions within cities? This report adopts the concept of Harmonious Cities as a theoretical framework in order to...
CUIDADO COMO CUESTION SOCUAL

Cuidado Como Cuestión Social Desde un Enfoque de Derechos, El

Series:
Mujer y Desarrollo
19 Jan 2008
El presente estudio se intenta esclarecer no solo las situaciones efectivamente discriminatorias y de desigualdad, sino trascender el debate para proponer derechos integrales y no un reconocimiento del derecho al cuidado como derecho particularismo, y por ende atribule a las mujeres, en la convic...
MUJER INDIGENA BOLIVIA BRASIL ECUA

Mujer Indígena en Bolivia, Brasil, Ecuador, Guatemala y Panamá, La

un Panorama de Base a Partir de la Ronda de Censos de 2000

Series:
Mujer y Desarrollo
19 Jan 2008
Este documento presenta un análisis sobre la mujer indígena en cinco países de América Latina a partir de los cuadros comparativos y tabulados sobre género, pertenencia étnico-racial, población, fecundidad, ocupación y alfabetización elaborados para Bolivia, Brasil, Ecuador, Guatemala y Panamá, c...
GLOBAL RPT HUMAN SETTLEMENTS 2007

Global Report on Human Settlements 2007

Enhancing Urban Safety and Security

16 Nov 2007
Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. It analyses worldwide trends with respect to each of these threats, paying particular attent...
PRINCIPIOS RECOMEN PARA CENSOS #2

Principios y Recomendaciones para los Censos de Población y Habitación - Revisión 2

Informes estadísticos - Serie M No. 67/Rev.2

3 Sep 2010
El capital más importante que una sociedad puede tener es el capital humano. La evaluación de la cantidad y calidad de ese capital en una pequeña superficie, en una región o en toda la nación es un componente esencial del sistema de gobierno moderno. En las recomendaciones revisadas se presenta u...
PRINCIP & RECOMM VITAL STAT #2 (R)

Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses (Russian language)

Statistical Papers - Series M. No. 67/Rev.2

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M) (Russian)
11 Nov 2009
The population and housing census represents one of the pillars for data collection on the number and characteristics of the population of a country. The population and housing census is part of an integrated national statistical system, which may include other censuses (for example, agriculture...
PRINCIP & RECOMM VITAL STAT #2 (C)

Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses - Revision 2 (Chinese language)

Statistical Papers - Series M. No. 67/Rev.2

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M) (Chinese)
18 Aug 2010
The population and housing census is part of an integrated national statistical system, which may include other censuses (for example, agriculture), surveys, registers and administrative files. It provides, at regular intervals, the benchmark for population count at national and local levels. For...
PRINCIP & RECOMM POPUL HOUS #2 (A)

Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses - Revision 2 (Arabic language)

Statistical Papers - Series M. No. 67/Rev.2

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M) (Arabic)
26 Aug 2010
The population and housing census is part of an integrated national statistical system, which may include other censuses (for example, agriculture), surveys, registers and administrative files. It provides, at regular intervals, the benchmark for population count at national and local levels. For...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2007 YOU (R)

State of World Population 2007 - Youth Supplement (Russian language)

Growing Up Urban

Series:
State of World Population
13 Jul 2007
By 2030, towns and cities will be home to almost 5 billion people, greatly increasing the number and proportion of young people in the urban population. This second edition of the Youth Supplement to the State of World Population Report profiles the lives of young men and women from seven cities,...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2007 (A)

State of World Population 2007 - Youth Supplement (Arabic language)

Growing Up Urban

Series:
State of World Population
13 Jul 2007
By 2030, towns and cities will be home to almost 5 billion people, greatly increasing the number and proportion of young people in the urban population. This second edition of the Youth Supplement to the State of World Population Report profiles the lives of young men and women from seven cities,...
YOUTH STATE WORLD POPUL 2007

State of World Population 2007 - Youth Supplement

Growing Up Urban

Series:
State of World Population
13 Jul 2007
By 2030, towns and cities will be home to almost 5 billion people, greatly increasing the number and proportion of young people in the urban population. This second edition of the Youth Supplement to the State of World Population Report profiles the lives of young men and women from seven cities,...