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TACTICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS PERSPE

Tactical Nuclear Weapons

A Perspective from Ukraine

9 Feb 2001
This study is concerned with the present and future role of tactical nuclear weapons in the new European security system. Ukraine, a country that once had the world's third largest nuclear arsenal stationed on its territory, has its own concerns about tactical nuclear weapons in Europe. Without b...
TACTICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS OPTIONS

Tactical Nuclear Weapons

Options for Control

9 Feb 2001
A decade after the Bush-Gorbachov unilateral declarations on tactical nuclear weapons, this class of arms is again a cause for concern. This study looks further into the problem of tactical nuclear weapons in the post Cold War world. The first part of the report examines the developments in the U...
ECON SURVEY OF EUROPE 2000 #2/3

Economic Survey of Europe 2000, Nos.2/3

23 Feb 2001
This publication provides an account of the principal macro-economic developments in Europe, North America and the Countries In Transition (CIS). It offers a framework for viewing the reform process in Eastern Europe and Europe as a whole and analyzes the optimal framework for the Western support...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS ESTONIA

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Estonia

Series:
Economic Studies
9 Feb 2001
Partnership and reproductive behavior patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation i...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS LITHUAN

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Lithuania

Series:
Economic Studies
9 Feb 2001
Partnership and reproductive behavior patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation i...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS ITALY

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Italy

Series:
Economic Studies
9 Feb 2001
Partnership and reproductive behavior patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation i...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS PORTUGA

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Portugal

Series:
Economic Studies
26 Jan 2001
Partnership and reproductive behaviour patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation ...
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS 2000/01

Through the Looking Glass

A Handbook for Investors in CEI Regions

26 Jan 2001
This compact and user-friendly Handbook is a product of joint efforts of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) and the Central European Initiative (CEI), which contributes to the promotion of investment opportunities in the region. Through the Looking Glass contains a wealth of i...
PRIMER DIALOGO EUROPA AMERICA LATI

Primer Diálogo Europa-América Latina para la Promoción del Uso Eficiente de la Energía

Series:
Recursos Naturales e Infraestructura
1 Dec 2000
Este informe contiene una síntesis de las intervenciones de los expositores asistentes al 'Primer Diálogo Europa-América latina para la Promoción del Uso Eficiente de la Energía', realizado en Bruselas del 28 al 30 de octubre de 1998. El objetivo de la reunión fue propiciar un diálogo entre parla...
MIGRANT TRAFFICKING & HUMAN SMUG

Migrant Trafficking and Human Smuggling in Europe

A Review of the Evidence with Case Studies from Hungary, Poland and Ukraine

1 Dec 2000
There is growing concern in Europe about the rising scale of migrant trafficking and human smuggling. This publication aims to fill the gap for systematic research on this issue. It presents a comprehensive review of the different elements involved in the analysis of trafficking of migrants in Eu...
YOUNG PEOPLE IN CHANGING SOCIETIES

Young People in Changing Societies

Series:
Regional Monitoring Report
12 Jan 2001
Young People in Changing Societies examines the transition generation - the 65 million young people aged 15-24 in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. They are putting the reforms of the last decade to the test as the first generation to complete their education,...
ANN REVIEW THE CHEM INDUSTRY 1999

Annual Review of the Chemical Industry in 1999

Production and Trade Statistics 1996-1998

13 Oct 2000
This review analyzes trends and developments in the production, consumption, prices and trade in chemical products in Europe and North America. It provides an overview of progress in major branches of the chemical industry. The review also includes statistical data on production of chemicals and ...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #4 2000

UNODA Occasional Papers No.4

Arms Control and Disarmament - A New Conceptual Approach, September 2000

Series:
United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
10 Nov 2000
The Department for Disarmament Affairs, renamed United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in 2007 (UNODA) Occasional Papers is a series of ad hoc publications presenting, in edited form, papers or statements made at meetings, symposiums, seminars, workshops or lectures that deal with topical ...
1ST EUROPE LATIN AMERICA DIALOGU

First Europe-Latin American Dialogue on Promotion of Energy Efficiency

Series:
Recursos Naturales e Infraestructura
13 Oct 2000
This publication contains a presentation given at the conference 'First Europe-Latin America Dialogue on Promotion of Energy Efficiency'. The publication stresses the importance of studying legislative measures to promote sustainable development of the energy sector and recognizes the importance ...
IMF MODEL & RESOURCE ABUNDANT

IMF Model and Resource-abundant Transition Economies, The

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
13 Oct 2000
This publication examines economies of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan through the discussion of the IMF model of the economic transition. The publication demonstrates the flaws in the IMF model by pointing out slower economic recovery of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan than predicted. The paper explains how...
NATURAL RESOURCES & ECON GROWTH

Natural Resources and Economic Growth

A Nordic Perspective on the Dutch Disease

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
13 Oct 2000
This publication offers a glance of the Nordic economies through the discussion of an economic condition known as the Dutch disease. The study argues that natural resource abundance may retard economic growth by reducing total exports and reducing investment in physical and human capital. Focusin...
CTRY PROFILES THE HOUSING LITHUANI

Country Profiles on the Housing Sector

Lithuania

13 Oct 2000
The objective of this strategic housing sector analysis is to identify positive trends and problem areas, so as to be able to assess the implementation of national policies and strategies, and the social and economic consequences of housing reform for the population and other major actors in the ...
PERSPECT TRAFFICKING OF MIGRANTS

Perspectives on Trafficking of Migrants

13 Oct 2000
This publication focuses on trafficking, viewed from both regional and theoretical perspectives. It discusses trafficking with respect to Asia and to Europe, permitting comparisons and evaluations of the nature of trafficking on the two continents. Perspectives on Trafficking of Migrants also exa...
ASPECTS OF TRANSITION

Aspects of Transition

Series:
World Development Studies
15 Sep 2000
This publication presents essays addressing the core problem of the form, pace and character of the relationship that is evolving between the general world trading system and the countries of Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. The studies approach this question from diverse a...
DEV DISCONTINUITIES LEADER

Development Discontinuities

Leaders and Intermediaries in Producer's Associations

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
15 Sep 2000
This publication addresses the question of economic development, by analyzing the experience of three associations of agricultural producers in the underdeveloped regions of Brazil and Italy that have made significant economic progress through co-operation. The paper analyzes under what condition...
KYRGYZSTAN CASE STUDY SOCIAL

Kyrgyzstan

A Case Study of Social Stratification

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
15 Sep 2000
This publication analyzes the process of social stratification and the social structure emerging in Kyrgyzstan in the course of transition. Macroeconomic policies, privatization, agrarian reforms and changes in social security regime are considered as determinants of social stratification togethe...
ON THE REGULATION OF TELECOMMUNICA

On the Regulation of Telecommunications Markets

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
15 Sep 2000
This paper discusses the theoretical concepts underlying recent developments in the regulation of telecommunications in Europe, the USA and developing countries with respect to efficiency and welfare. It focuses on analyzing standardization problems, pricing rules and entry condition related to n...
BEYOND TRANSITON TEN YEARS AFTER

Beyond Transition

Ten Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall

13 Oct 2000
Looking back on a decade of transition in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, this publication presents an analysis of the transformations that have taken place and the policies that drove the process. This collection of up-to-date material examines a variety of topics that ar...
SOIL & GROUNDWATER POLLUTION

Soil and Groundwater Pollution

Fundamentals, Risk Assessment and Legislation

Series:
Soil and Environment
18 Aug 2000
This publication focuses on soil and groundwater pollution in Central and Eastern Europe. In order to promote a successful implementation of protection and remedial measures, Soil and Goundwater Pollution, is addressed to scientists, engineers, lawyers, government authorities and private enterpri...
ODS IMPORT/EXPORT LICEN SYST PROMO

ODS Import/Export Licensing Systems Resource Module

Promoting Compliance with the Trade and Licensing Provisions of the Montreal Protocol in Countries with Economies in Transition - Policy Design and Setting up of Legislation

18 Aug 2000
The objective of this Resource Module, based on experience from Western and Eastern European countries, is to assist Countries with Economies in Transition (CEITs) in the design and establishment of import/export licensing systems and in their implementation or improvement. The purpose of the pub...