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BALTIC ROUTE: THE TRAFFICKING OF M

Baltic Route, The

The Trafficking of Migrants through Lithuania

1 Oct 1998
Sharing a border with Poland and Belarus, Lithuania has become a transit zone for irregular migrants heading towards the West. Based on interviews with non-CIS migrants apprehended while transiting Lithuania, this study sets out to understand why and how migrants from developing countries, especi...
MIGRATION CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE

Migration in Central and Eastern Europe 1999 Review

23 Jul 1999
The first part of this report reviews migration trends in 15 Central and Eastern European Countries during the period 1997-1998. The second part takes an in-depth look at some key migration issues affecting Central and Eastern Europe. Since the end of the 1980s the CEECs have been faced with a ne...
ANN REVIEW THE CHEM INDUSTRY 1998

Annual Review of the Chemical Industry in 1998

Production and Trade Statistics 1995-1997

3 Sep 1999
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 ...
ENVIRO PERF REV LATVIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Latvia

Latvia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
23 Jul 1999
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS SPAIN

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Spain

Series:
Economic Studies
14 May 1999
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. These country reports shed some light on developments in fertility and partnership formation an...
CEVNI EUROP CODE INLA WATER #1

CEVNI European Code for Inland Waterways

11 Jun 1999
This comprehensive, revised edition of the European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI) covers: general provisions; marks and draught scales on vessels and tonnage measurement; visual signals (marking) on vessels; sound signals on vessels - radiotelephony; rules of the road; and berthing rules.
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS HUNGARY

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Hungary

Series:
Economic Studies
1 Oct 1999
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. These country reports shed some light on developments in fertility and partnership formation an...
IN DEPTH STUDIES MIGRATION CENTRAL

In-Depth Studies on Migration in Central and Eastern Europe

The Case of Ukraine

Series:
Economic Studies
14 Jan 2000
Migration movements are among the most sensitive indicators of the mass behaviour of populations, since they are a direct response to changes in political and social conditions. Since the late 1980s and early 1990s, Ukraine has experienced an increased level of international migration. This study...
HUMAN DEV RPT EUROPE & CIS 1999

Human Development Report for Europe and CIS

Transition

3 Sep 1999
At the dawn of a new millennium, the region of Eastern Europe and the CIS reflects on the realities of the latest experiment in social engineering. This publication presents an analysis of the human development issue in the countries of Eastern Europe and the CIS. Its discussions center around su...
EUROPEAN FOREST & TIMBER SCENAR

European Forests and Timber

Scenarios Into the 21st Century - Consumption, Production, Trade, Recycling and Energy 2 Volume Set, NOT TO BE SOLD SEPARATELY

23 Jul 1999
This study presents past trends and scenarios for the outlook for the supply and demand of roundwood and forest products in Europe, from 1965 to 2020. It reviews the policy context, the economic and demographic backgrounds, the outlook for forest resources, external influences on the forest, supp...
NEW YALTA COMMEMORAT 50TH ANN DECL

The New Yalta

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights in RBEC Region

9 Jul 1999
This report draws on the papers and deliberations of the Conference on Human Rights for Human Development held in 1998 in Yalta, Ukraine. The Conference marked the fiftieth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and examined where progress has been made in the region, where furt...
TRADE & INVESTMENT COMPLEMENTARI

Trade and Investment Complementarities among the South-Western Member Countries of ESCAP

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
11 Feb 2000
This study analyzes the trade and investment complementarities among the member countries of the Economic Cooperation Organization and neighboring Armenia. It describes the physical facilities and structures now in place, national trade and investment policies, and constraints on trade and invest...
GENERATION IN JEOPARDY CHILDREN

Generation in Jeopardy

Children in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

6 Aug 1999
This book probes the rhetoric about 'system change' in the transition societies to document the impact of political, social and economic dislocation, ethnic conflict and civil war on this most vulnerable population.
TRANSITION

Transition's Mortality Crisis in East Germany, The

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
The Transition's Mortality Crisis in East Germany provides new empirical evidence on the first two years of reunification revealing the impact on health and mortality of middle-aged men, accidents and deaths due to unknown causes. The publication is part of the Research for Action series which di...
DETERMINANTS OF ECONOMIC PERFORMAN

Determinants of Economic Performance in Transitional Economies, The

The Roles of Ownership, Incentives and Restructuring

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
The Determinants of Economic Performance in Transitional Economies: The Roles of Ownership, Incentives and Restructuring examines recent patterns of change in ownership and control in East European countries, Bulgaria and Baltic states, as well as in Russia. It explores how these changes affect e...
POLISH ALTERNATIVE, THE: OLD MYTHS

Polish Alternative, The

Old Myths, Hard Facts and New Strategies in the Successful Transformation of the Polish Economy

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
The Polish Alternative focuses on a discussion on Poland's transition to a market economy and it's policies to sustain economic development. It addresses the fundamental and still intriguing question of what works and what does not work in transition economies and why. The publication is part of ...
RUSSIAN PUZZLE, A: WHAT MAKES THE

Russian Puzzle, A

What Makes the Russian Economic Transformation a Special Case

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
A Russian Puzzle: What Makes the Russian Economic Transformation a Special Case analyses both the objective and policy factors that contributed to the larger than expected decline in the Russian economy. The publication is part of the Research for Action series which discusses policy-oriented res...
RESTRUCTURING OF PERIPHERAL VILLAG

Restructuring of Peripheral Villages in Northwestern Russia, The

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
The Restructuring of Peripheral Villages in Northwestern Russia explores the socio-economic restructuring in two rural areas to discover the development processes, social changes and everyday occurrences. The publication is part of the Research for Action series which discusses policy-oriented re...
UN PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS

United Nations Peace-Keeping Operations

A Guide to French Policies

19 Feb 1999
The first peace supervision intervention mounted by the United Nations in 1948, found France ready to become involved in a foreign theatre of operations on behalf of the world Organization. This book deals with the French vision of peace-keeping operations as it has evolved with time. It addresse...
IN DEPTH STUDIES MIGRATION CENTRAL

In-depth Studies on Migration in Central and Eastern Europe

The Case of Poland

Series:
Economic Studies
19 Feb 1999
International population movements in central and eastern Europe increased considerably in the late 1980s and even more so in the early 1990s. This report on the in-depth study of households in Poland during the period 1993-1996, also covers developments over a twenty-year period (1975-1994). The...
LOCAL GOV & MARKET DECENTRALIZAT

Local Government and Market Decentralization

Experiences in Industrialized, Developing, and Former Eastern Bloc Countries

As many countries around the world grapple with political and market reform, lively debate is growing around questions concerning the conditions under which decentralization policies are called for, which policies and strategies work and how transferable they are. This study looks at the possibil...
DREAM OF PEACE IMAGES OF WAR

I Dream of Peace

Images of War by Children of Former Yugoslavia

9 Oct 1998
'When I close my eyes, I dream of peace.', said 14 year old Aleksandar, just after enduring a dressing change of the terrible burn wounds he suffered from a Molotov cocktail explosion. His words became the title of this book, which presents the thoughts and paintings of children in the former Yug...
ECE IN THE AGE OF CHANGE

ECE In the Age of Change, The

8 Jan 1999
Since it was established in 1947, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) has had to adapt to radical changes in conditions, in both Europe and the world at large. The objective of the ECE is to assist with the reconstruction of Europe, its economic development and the strength...
ANN REVIEW THE CHEM INDUSTRY 1997

Annual Review of the Chemical Industry in 1997

Production and Trade Statistics 1994-1996

11 Sep 1998
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 and contains a separate section on national developments contributed by au...