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SMALL MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPR COUNTR

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Countries in Transition

Series:
Entrepreneurship and SMEs
28 May 2004
This publication provides the main characteristics of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Countries in Transition (CIT) and emerging economies. It gives information on SME definition by country, highlighting the major legislative measures, laws and government policies related to entrepre...
UKRAINE TOWARDS A KNOWLEDGE BASED

Towards a Knowledge-based Economy

Ukraine - Country Readiness Assessment Report

24 Oct 2003
The on-going processes of economic, social and cultural transformation have been accelerated by the impact of information and communication technologies. The pace of adaptation of these new technologies and the utilization of their potential in accelerating economic development has varied from c...
UZBEKISTAN TOWARDS A KNOWLEDGE

Towards a Knowledge-based Economy

Uzbekistan - Country Readiness Assessment Report

24 Oct 2003
The on-going processes of economic, social and cultural transformation have been accelerated by the impact of information and communication technologies. The pace of adaptation of these new technologies and the utilization of their potential in accelerating economic development has varied from c...
TIMER BULLETIN VOL 55 NO 4 2002

Timber Bulletin

Forest Fire Statistics 1999-2001

7 Nov 2003
The Bulletin contains information on forest products including monthly prices, production statistics, market review and trade flow data.
LEAGUE TABLE CHILD MALTREATMENT

League Table of Child Maltreatment Deaths in Rich Nations, A

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Innocenti Report Card
30 Apr 2004
This publication is the fifth in a series of Innocenti Report Cards designed to monitor the performance of industrialized nations in meeting the needs of their children. Each Report Card presents and analyzes league tables ranking the performance of rich nations against critical indicators of chi...
ENVIRO PERF REV GEORGIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Georgia

Georgia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
8 Aug 2003
Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management.
MACROECON SUCCESS & SOCIAL VULNER

Macroeconomic Success and Social Vulnerability

Lessons for Latin America from the Celtic Tiger

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Financiamiento del Desarrollo
25 Jul 2003
This paper uses a political economy approach to examine the nature and social impact of Ireland’s economic miracle, in particular the period of high economic growth known as the Celtic Tiger that lasted from 1995 – 2000. Its principle purpose is to offer a broad and multifaceted reading of this p...
SOCIAL MONITOR 2003

Social Monitor 2003

Economic Growth and Poverty, External Debt, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Intercountry Adoption, HIV/AIDS - Special Freature, Infant Mortality

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Innocenti Social Monitor
29 Aug 2003
The Social Monitor 2003 looks at the most recent trends in income, population, health, education, crime, poverty, and child protection for 27 countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). It also includes 6 analytical articles on some of the major...
LITHUANIA TOWARDS A KNOWLEDGE

Towards a Knowledge-based Economy

Lithuania - Country Readiness Report

8 Aug 2003
The on-going processes of economic, social and cultural transformation have been accelerated by the impact of information and communication technologies. The pace of adaptation of these new technologies and the utilization of their potential in accelerating economic development has varied from co...
TOWARDS A KNOWLEDGE BASED ECON

Towards a Knowledge-based Economy

Country Readiness Report - Concept, Outline, Benchmarking and Indicators

7 Nov 2003
It has been proposed that the assessment of the progress made in developing the foundation of the knowledge-based economy in the countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) be carried out on the basis of a common benchmarking system. This guide recommends 19 different c...
STAT YRBK OF THE ECE 2003

Trends in Europe and North America

The Statistical Yearbook of the ECE 2003

7 Nov 2003
This Yearbook contains comprehensive statistical data for 55 countries covering Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The data include indicators for population, education, employment, economy, housing infrastructure, transport and tourism, energy, environment, communi...
TRAFFICKING FOR SEXUAL EXPLOITATIO

Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation

The Case of the Russian Federation

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
20 Jun 2003
Trafficking in human beings has become one of the most serious problems in the Russian Federation. Trafficking in women is now a multi-billion dollar industry and a key source of revenue for Russian organized crime groups. The study examines the patterns and growth of this illegal activity in Rus...
BORDERING ON CONTROL COMBAT

Bordering on Control

Combating Irregular Migration in North America and Europe

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IOM Migration Research Series
20 Jun 2003
This publication evaluates the cost-effectiveness of both external and internal migration-control instruments in the USA, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. It discusses whether increased spending on Official Development Assistance would reduce migration flows to those coun...
OVERVIEW OF HIV/AIDS SOUTH EASTERN

Overview of HIV/AIDS in South Eastern Europe

Epidemiological Data, Vulnerable Groups, Governmental and Non-governmental Responses up to January 2002

26 Mar 2004
A compilation of numerous country studies, this Report provides an overview of the situation and response to HIV/AIDS in South Eastern Europe as of January 2002. Each country report provides background information; available testing, and treatment and counseling options. It also identifies vulne...
DYNAMICS FERTILITY & PARTNERSHIP

Dynamics of Fertility and Partnership in Europe

Insights and Lessons from Comparative Research

6 Jun 2003
This two-volume set is based on the Fertility and Family Survey Flagship Conference, which took place in May 2000 in Brussels. The five themes of the conference were: partnership behavior, fertility behavior, partnership and fertility behaviors as interdependent processes, new approaches and meth...
HIV/AIDS PREVENTION & CARE AMONG

HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care among Mobile Groups in the Balkans

9 May 2003
This work includes the speeches made at the international workshop on HIV/AIDS, Prevention and Care among Mobile Groups in the Balkans. The workshop was held in Rome in June 2001. The speeches provide a comprehensive overview of the HIV/AIDS problem in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, C...
ENVIRO PERF REV YUGOSLAVIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
6 Jun 2003
Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management.
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2004 2V

Accord Europeén Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Voies de Navigation Intérieures (ADN) 2004

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Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
6 Jun 2003
L’accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (AND) fait à Genève en mai 2000 sous l’égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Europe. La version mise à jour des régulations annexes, revues et corrigées le 1 ...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2003

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2003

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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
6 Jun 2003
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Good by Inland Waterways (ADN) was adopted in May 2000 by a Diplomatic Conference held in Geneva. This publication includes the text of the final act of the conference, the resolution adopted by the conference, the agreemen...
IRREGULAR MIGRATION IN TURKEY

Irregular Migration in Turkey

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
9 May 2003
In recent years, illegal transit migration through Turkey, together with the use of Turkey’s territory as a transition post for onward migration towards the west, has become an issue of growing importance to the Turkish government. The government seeks to control and manage transit migration, oft...
ENVIRO PERF REV ALBANIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Albania

Albania - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
6 Jun 2003
Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management.
WOMEN

Women's Entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe and CIS Countries

Series:
Entrepreneurship and SMEs
4 Apr 2003
In Europe women become entrepreneurs on average twice less often than men. The UNECE Programme on Women’s Entrepreneurship aims at raising awareness of problems of women entrepreneurs by enhancing dialogue and promoting the exchange of best practices and recommending policies. This study include...
CTRY PROFILES THE HOUSING ALBANIA

Country Profiles on the Housing Sector

Albania

6 Jun 2003
This publication analyzes trend and policy developments and makes an overall assessment of the political, economic, and social framework of the Albanian housing sector. The analysis is carried out by international teams of experts in cooperation with governmental bodies, non-governmental organiza...
ENVIRO PERF REV MACEDONIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
4 Apr 2003
Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management.