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STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2019

The State of the World's Children 2019

Children, Food and Nutrition - Growing Well in a Changing World

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State of the World's Children
15 Oct 2019
This report examines nutrition, providing a fresh perspective on a rapidly evolving challenge. Despite progress in the past two decades, around 200 million under-fives suffer from undernutrition. Adding to this toll is rising obesity, which affects 38 million children. All these forms of malnutri...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2019

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019

Leaving No One Behind

11 Oct 2019
The 2019 Report seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, how improvements in water resources management and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to overcoming poverty and addressing various other social and economic inequities. In...
UN DISARMAMENT YRBK 2018 V43 P2

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2018: Part II

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United Nations Disarmament Yearbook
11 Oct 2019
The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, volume 43 (Part II): 2018, with a foreword by the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, summarizes developments and trends in 2018 on key issues of multilateral consideration at the international and regional levels; reviews the activity of the Gene...
FAM PLANNING 2030 AGENDA SUST DEV

Family Planning and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Data Booklet)

20 Sep 2019
This booklet is based on the Estimates and Projections of Family Planning Indicators 2019, which includes estimates at the global, regional and country level of contraceptive prevalence, unmet need for family planning and SDG indicator 3.7.1 “Proportion of women who have their need for family pla...
GAOR 74TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization
23 Sep 2019
This report reflects upon the challenges and opportunities the United Nations has faced over the past year. It presents an account of the progress made and the impact of the work of the Organization across its priorities of maintaining international peace and security, protecting human rights, de...
GAOR 74TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (R)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Russian language)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Russian)
23 Sep 2019
The 2019 annual report of the Secretary-General reflects the challenges and opportunities the United Nations has faced over the past year. It presents an account of the progress made and the impact of the work of the Organization across its priorities of maintaining international peace and securi...
GAOR 74TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (C)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Chinese language)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Chinese)
23 Sep 2019
The 2019 annual report of the Secretary-General reflects the challenges and opportunities the United Nations has faced over the past year. It presents an account of the progress made and the impact of the work of the Organization across its priorities of maintaining international peace and securi...
GAOR 74TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (S)

Memoria del Secretario General sobre la labor de la Organización

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Memoria del Secretario General sobre la labor de la Organización
23 Sep 2019
La memoria anual del Secretario General de 2019 refleja los desafíos y oportunidades que el último año ha presentado a las Naciones Unidas. En ella se describen los progresos conseguidos por la Organización y el impacto de la labor que ha llevado a cabo para cumplir sus prioridades de mantener la...
GAOR 74TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (A)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Arabic language)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization (Arabic)
23 Sep 2019
The 2019 annual report of the Secretary-General reflects the challenges and opportunities the United Nations has faced over the past year. It presents an account of the progress made and the impact of the work of the Organization across its priorities of maintaining international peace and securi...
GAOR 74TH SUPP1 SEC GEN WORK (F)

Rapport du Secrétaire Général sur l'activité de l'Organisation

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Rapport du Secrétaire Général sur l’activité de l’Organisation
23 Sep 2019
Dans son rapport de 2019, le Secrétaire général revient aussi bien sur les difficultés rencontrées par l’Organisation des Nations Unies pendant l’année que sur les occasions qu’elle a su saisir. Il y présente les progrès réalisés et les résultats que l’Organisation a pu obtenir dans ses domaines ...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUTRIT 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
19 Jul 2019
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World gives updates on the prevalence of undernourishment globally and the absolute number of undernourished, as well as the latest estimates for a number of global nutrition targets. This latest edition looks at the role of economic slowdowns and d...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
WORLD URBANIZATION PROSPECTS 2018

World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision

13 Sep 2019
The report presents findings from the 2018 revision of World Urbanization Prospects, which contains the latest estimates of the urban and rural populations or areas from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2050, as well as estimates of population size from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2030 for all...
WORLD URBANIZATION PROSP 2018 HIGH

World Urbanization Prospects 2018: Highlights

22 Aug 2019
This report presents the highlights of the 2018 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, which contains the latest estimates of the urban and rural populations or areas from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2050, as well as estimates of population size from 1950 to 2018 and projections to 2030 fo...
TRANS CORP V26 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.2

Special Issue on Special Economic Zones

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Transnational Corporations
4 Oct 2019
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax. This ...
KEEPING PROMISE ENDING VIOLENCE AG

Keeping the Promise

Ending Violence Against Children by 2030

6 Sep 2019
This report gathers expert analysis from a broad cross-section of stakeholders who are committed to bringing this unacceptable situation to an end. It draws out common findings and perspectives that demonstrate increasing cohesion in the action taken across regions to end violence against childre...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #99

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.99

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Law of the Sea Bulletin
4 Oct 2019
Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agre...
DERECHO DEL MAR BOLETIN #98

Derecho del mar boletín, No.98

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Derecho del mar boletín
31 Aug 2019
Publicado tres veces al año, el Boletín provee información puntual sobre temas relacionados a la Convención del Derecho del Mar, y contiene los materiales mas recientes relevantes a la Convención. Incluye legislaciones nacionales, acuerdos bilaterales y tratados multilaterales, así como, informac...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #98

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.98

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Law of the Sea Bulletin
9 Aug 2019
Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agre...
SOCIAL PROGRAMMES POVERTY ERADICAT

Social Programmes, Poverty Eradication and Labour Inclusion

Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
2 Jul 2019
Diverse social programmes—including conditional cash transfer programmes, labour and production inclusion programmes and social pensions—are being implemented in Latin American and Caribbean countries with the aim of ending poverty and reducing inequalities throughout the life cycle. This book of...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2019

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2019

Big Money for Small Business - Financing the Sustainable Development Goals

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
2 Jul 2019
Increasing annual investments in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries by $1 trilling would yield disproportionate dividends in terms of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while also delivering healthy returns for investors. Yet, less than 1% o...
UN MANUAL NEGO BILATERAL TAX 2019

United Nations Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries 2019

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Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries
28 Jun 2019
This manual provides insights to all aspects of tax treaty negotiation, including a brief description of the Articles of the United Nations Model Double Taxation Convention between Developed and Developing Countries. It is intended mainly for negotiators with little or no experience in the negoti...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2019

World Statistics Pocketbook 2019

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World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
27 Aug 2019
This publication presents over fifty indicators that have been collected from more than twenty international statistical sources. They are presented in one-page profiles for thirty regions and 232 countries and areas. The pocketbook is divided in five sections comprising general information, econ...
WORLD POP PROSPECTS 2019 DATA BKLT

World Population Prospects 2019: Data Booklet

21 Jun 2019
This publication presents key population indicators at the global and regional levels and highlights current and future patterns and trends of fertility, mortality and international migration. Data presented in this booklet are based on the 2019 Revision of the World Population Prospects, the lat...
WORLD POP PROSPECTS 2019 HIGHLIGHT

World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights

20 Jun 2019
The United Nations population estimates and projections form a comprehensive set of demographic data to assess population trends at the global, regional and national levels. They are used in the calculation of many of the key development indicators commonly used by the United Nations system, incl...
COMMODITY DEPENDENCE A TWENTY YR

Commodity Dependence

A Twenty-year Perspective

6 Sep 2019
A country is considered to be dependent on commodity exports when commodities constitute the predominant share of its exports. The combination of a high concentration of exports and the large share of commodities in those exports has important implications for development. In particular, export...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019

Digital Economy Report 2019

Value Creation and Capture - Implications for Developing Countries

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Digital Economy Report
10 Sep 2019
The Digital Economy Report 2019 on “Value creation and capture: Implications for developing countries” takes stock of recent trends in the global digital landscape and discusses the development and policy implications of data and digital platforms. A key feature of the evolving digital economy is...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2019

Commodities and Development Report 2019

Commodity Dependence, Climate Change and the Paris Agreement

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Commodities and Development Report
20 Sep 2019
This report explores key aspects of the two-way relationship between commodities and climate change, discusses the concept of natural resource conversion and explores its application to renewable and non-renewable resources. In addition, it analyses the challenges and opportunities posed by clima...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (R)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Russian language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Russian)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULT 2018 (C)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (Chinese language)

Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development

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The State of Food and Agriculture (Chinese)
19 Dec 2018
Migration is an expanding global reality, one that allows millions of people to seek new opportunities. But it also involves challenges for migrants and for societies, both in areas of origin and of destination. This report analyses migratory flows – internal and international – and how they are ...