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FINANCING SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2021

Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021

Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
8 Apr 2021
This report assesses progress in implementing the commitments and actions in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. The global economic recession and financial turmoil from COVID-19 (coronavirus) are derailing implementation of the Agenda and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Even ...
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVAT RPT 2021

Technology and Innovation Report 2021

Catching Technological Waves - Innovation With Equity

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report (TIR)
8 Apr 2021
The Technology and Innovation Report critically examines the possibility of frontier technologies such as AI, robotics and gene-editing widening existing inequalities and creating new ones. The Report focuses on low and middle-income developing countries and least developed countries, as well as ...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2020

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2020

Trade Trends Under the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
29 Mar 2021
This publication is structured into two parts. The first part presents a short-term overview of the status of international trade using preliminary statistics on merchandise trade up to the third quarter of 2020. The second part provides illustrative statistics on international trade in goods and...
SUSTAINABLE TRADE IN RESOURCES

Sustainable Trade in Resources

Global Material Flows, Circularity and Trade

28 Dec 2020
This report looks at trade flows of material resources and their environmental impacts. It also demonstrates how both multilateral trade rules and regional trade agreements can be used proactively to advance the circular and greener economy and minimise the environmental impacts associated with r...
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...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #6

The Effects of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic on International Trade and Logistics

Special Report COVID-19 No. 6

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
19 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the sixth 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 includes estimates regarding the pandemic’s impact on exports, imports, tr...
INFORMES COVID-19 CEPAL #7

Compilación de estadísticas de cuentas nacionales, balanza de pagos y comercio exterior en el marco de la emergencia sanitaria de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Informes COVID-19 de la CEPAL
21 Nov 2020
En el contexto de la pandemia mundial de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19), la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) está elaborando una serie de publicaciones cortas con recomendaciones de política relevantes para este período. En la presente nota se plantean una seri...
INFORMES COVID-19 CEPAL #5

Las restricciones a la exportación de productos médicos dificultan los esfuerzos por contener la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) en América Latina y el Caribe

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Informes COVID-19 de la CEPAL
24 Nov 2020
América Latina y el Caribe depende en gran medida de las importaciones de productos médicos ya que menos del 4% de ellas proviene de la propia región. A la fecha, más de 70 países —entre los que se incluyen cuatro de los cinco principales proveedores de la región, encabezados por los Estados Unid...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2019 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2019, Volume II

Trade by Product

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
12 Jan 2021
The 2019 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume II —Trade by Product — provides a condensed and integrated analytical view of the international merchandise trade, and trade in services up to the year 2019 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information...
MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN FREE TRADE

Mainstreaming Gender in Free Trade Agreements

31 Oct 2020
This report presents recommendations to boost the participation of women in trade through free trade agreements. Policymakers and trade negotiators will find a new toolkit to gauge gender responsiveness in their agreements. These lessons are based on a research assessment of 73 selected free trad...
GUIA SOBRE DIPLOMACIA COMERCIAL

Guía sobre Diplomacia Comercial

30 Oct 2020
Esta guía de formación para representantes o agregados comerciales, única en el mundo, explica cómo promover el comercio y la inversión en el extranjero, al tiempo que establece prioridades para los mercados, las industrias y los clientes. Basándose en experiencias de primera mano, la guía explor...
GUIDE DE  DIPLOMATIE COMMERCIALE

Guide de diplomatie commerciale

31 Oct 2020
Destiné aux diplomates commerciaux, ce guide unique au monde explique comment promouvoir à l’étranger le commerce et l’investissement, tout en déterminant les priorités pour les marchés, les industries et les clients. En puisant directement dans des expériences de terrain concrètes, il explore le...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(C)

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law (Chinese language)

Part Four - Directors' Obligations in the Period Approaching Insolvency (Including in Enterprise Groups)

18 Nov 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(A)

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law (Arabic language)

Part Four - Directors' Obligations in the Period Approaching Insolvency (Including in Enterprise Groups)

19 Nov 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...
FAST-TRACKING IMPLEMENT ETRADE

Fast-tracking Implementation of eTrade Readiness Assessments

19 Jan 2021
E-commerce and digital economy are powerful drivers to harness the potential of information and communications technologies to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, in areas such as women economic empowerment (Goal 5.b), productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneu...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2020

The Least Developed Countries Report 2020

Productive Capacities for the New Decade

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Least Developed Countries Report
18 Dec 2020
Fallout from COVID-19 has taken a toll on Least Developed Countries (LDCs), threatening to roll back progress towards sustainable development, worsening entrenched inequalities, and possibly leading to long-term damage. The crisis brought back to the fore the pivotal role of productive capacities...
TRADE GENDER LINK: CENTRAL AMERICA

Trade and Gender Linkages: An Analysis of Central America

16 Feb 2021
This teaching manual was developed to enhance the capacity of policymakers, civil society, and academics to assess the gender implications of trade flows and trade policy, and to formulate gender-sensitive policies on gender and trade. It provides a review of theoretical frameworks and empirical ...
PORT MANAGEMENT SERIES VOLUME 8

Port Management Series Volume 8: Case Studies

TrainForTrade Port Management Programme English-speaking Network

19 Nov 2020
UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade Port Management Series (PMS) is published in English, French, and Spanish on a three-yearly cycle. This Volume – number 8 in the series – presents fifteen dissertations which have been judged to be the best from the recent cycles of the English-speaking Network. The partici...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2019/20

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
23 Mar 2021
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end-user: from roundwood and primary processed products t...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2020

Review of Maritime Transport 2020

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Review of Maritime Transport
18 Dec 2020
The Review provides an in-depth analysis and update on developments in seaborne trade, the maritime industry and markets, key performance indicators, and the legal and regulatory environment. The 2020 issue counts on a number of novel data sets that help analyse the performance of seaports in ter...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #9

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Neuvième édition révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #9

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Ninth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG #22

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Règlement type - Vingt-deuxième édition révisée

Vingt-deuxième édition révisée - (Vol. I & II)

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Réglement Type
Ces recommandations ont été élaborées par le Comité d'experts du Conseil économique et social des Nations Unies sur le transport des marchandises dangereuses à la lumière des progrès techniques, de l'avènement de nouvelles matières, des exigences des systèmes de transport modernes et, surtout, de...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #22

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

Model Regulations (22nd Revised Edition - Vol. I & II)

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
These Recommendations have been developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council's Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the req...
WHITE PAPER BLOCKCHAIN TRADE FACIL

White Paper Blockchain in Trade Facilitation

27 Nov 2020
Blockchain technology is one of the most talked about topics in the sphere of information technology as well as in the facilitation of electronic business. The cryptocurrency Blockchain applications are well known and well-publicized, however, this technology has the potential to influence the wa...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2019

International Accounting and Reporting Issues - 2019 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
31 Dec 2020
This publication presents findings of surveys of implementation of the Guidance on Core Indicators for Entity Reporting on Contribution towards Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (GCI) conducted on the Dow 30 companies in the USA and the 30 companies that form the index of the Eg...