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MINERAL RESOURCE GOVERNANCE 21ST C

Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century

Gearing Extractive Industries Towards Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2020
The mining sector, if carefully managed, presents enormous opportunities for advancing sustainable development particularly in low-income countries, the International Resource Panel says in its latest report
LAND RESTORATION ACHIEVING SDG

Land Restoration for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

An International Resource Panel Think Piece

21 Aug 2020
Land restoration has tremendous potential to help the world limit climate change and achieve its aims for sustainable development. In its latest study, the International Resource Panel finds positive spin-offs to support all 17 Sustainable Development Goals agreed to by the world’s nations as par...
BEN-CST ANAL APP UN VEH REG RD SAF

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Applying UN Vehicle Regulations for Road Safety

WP.29, "How it works and how to join it"

This publication introduces methodologies that are used to project the socioeconomic utility of applying key UN Vehicle Regulations for improving road safety. It presents an overview of current global road safety statistics, describes methodologies that are used for assessing the impact of vehicl...
GLOBAL RESOURCES OUTLOOK 2019

Global Resources Outlook 2019

Natural Resources for the Future We Want

21 Aug 2020
Through a combination of resource efficiency, climate mitigation, carbon removal, and biodiversity protection policies, this report finds that it is feasible and possible to grow economies, increase well-being and remain within planetary boundaries. The analysis and modelling presented in this re...
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOP OUTLOOK 2020

Sustainable Development Outlook 2020

Achieving SDGs in the Wake of COVID-19 - Scenarios for Policymakers

20 Aug 2020
The setbacks caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus) need not be permanent, and it is possible to regain the momentum and move ahead towards the SDGs. It is even possible to convert the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity for recovering better, by directing much of the resources earmarked for recovery t...
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 - Twenty-second Revised Edition

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...
MANUEL D

Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Huit édition révisée

8e édition révisée

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
Le « Manuel d’épreuves et de critères » contient des critères, des méthodes d’épreuve et des procédures qu’il convient d’appliquer pour classer les marchandises dangereuses conformément aux dispositions des « Recommandations des Nations Unies relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses, R...
MANUAL OF TESTS & CRITERIA #8

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Eighth Revised Edition

8th Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
RPT INTL ARBITRAL AWARDS #33

Reports of International Arbitral Awards, Vol. XXXIII

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Reports of International Arbitral Awards / Recueil des Sentences Arbitrales
31 Jul 2020
This publication was conceived in 1948 as a collection of international awards or decisions rendered between States, including cases involving espousing or respondent governments on behalf of individual claimants. The present volume reproduces the award in the South China Sea arbitration between ...
PROTECT & SUPPORT VULNE COVID CRIS

Protecting and Supporting Vulnerable Groups Through the Covid-19 Crisis

15 Jul 2020
Covid-19 (coronavirus) is hitting vulnerable people the hardest. This is already devastating in high-income countries with comprehensive and effective health and welfare systems, but it may well be catastrophic in those without, and especially in low-income and least developed countries. How exac...
DEVELOPMENT POLICY & MULTILATERALI

Development Policy and Multilateralism after COVID-19

Committee for Development Policy (CDP) - Policy Note

29 Jul 2020
This Policy Note assembles analysis on different angles of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and the challenges and opportunities it presents for development policy and multilateralism. It addresses, among other issues: new ways of designing the relationship between governments and private actors...
BULLETIN NARCOTICS V62 2019

Bulletin on Narcotics, Volume LXII, 2019

Drugs in the Nigerian Population

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Bulletin on Narcotics
4 Aug 2020
The Bulletin provides regular information and contains technical and scientific articles on narcotic drugs. The present issue is specifically focused on the topic of drugs in the Nigerian population. It comprises nine articles that provide important insights into the availability of drugs and the...
AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 2021 (UFD)

Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)

Applicable as from 1 January 2021 (Flashdrive)

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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
The Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. Regularly amended and updated since its entry into force, it contains the conditions under which dangerous goods may be ca...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2020

United Nations E-Government Survey 2020

Digital Government in the Decade of Action for Sustainable Development (With addendum on COVID-19 Response)

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United Nations E-Government Survey
24 Jul 2020
The Survey assesses global and regional e-government development through a comparative rating of national government portals relative to one another. It is designed to provide a snapshot of country trends and relative rankings of e-government development in the implementation of the Sustainable D...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2020

World Investment Report 2020

International Production Beyond the Pandemic

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 2020
This report looks at the prospects for foreign direct investment and international production during and beyond the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. It not only projects the immediate impact of the crisis on investment flows, but also assesses how it could affect a long-term structural transforma...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2020

State of World Population 2020

Against My Will - Defying the Practices that Harm Women and Girls and Undermine Equality

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State of World Population
4 Aug 2020
This publication documents the origins, drivers and prevalence of harmful practices within and across developing and developed countries as well as in humanitarian settings. It also highlights their impact on girls’ and women’s health, well-being and rights throughout their lives, the impact on d...
FROM MY WINDOW

From My Window

Children at Home During COVID-19

15 Jun 2020
Written from the perspective of children who observe the world through their windows, this book for young readers looks at the lives of housebound children during the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired by true events and people from around the world, "From My Window" shows children that we all have t...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2021

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2021

Applicable as from 1 January 2021

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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) done at Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) has been in force s...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2021 2V

Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) 2021

En vigueur le 1er janvier 2021

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Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
L’Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) fait à Genève le 26 mai 2000 sous l’égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Europe (CEE-ONU) et de la Commission centrale pour la navigation du Rhin (CCNR...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #35

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 35

Rethinking Unconstrained Military Spending

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
12 Jun 2020
This publication addresses the issue of military spending from various angles by examining the impact of military expenditures on security; the relationship between military spending and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; the importance of gender perspectives in rethi...
TRANS CORP V27 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.1

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Transnational Corporations
13 May 2020
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprint...
UN DISARMAMENT YRBK 2019 V44 P1

United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 2019: Part I

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United Nations Disarmament Yearbook
16 Jun 2020
The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook, Volume 44 (Part I): 2019 is a compilation of the resolutions and decisions of the 74th session of the General Assembly, their voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee, lead sponsors, sponsors and co-sponsors, references to First Comm...
WORLD YOUTH REPORT 2030 AGENDA

World Youth Report

Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda

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World Youth Report
12 Aug 2020
This report highlights how youth social entrepreneurship can support young people's employment and development while helping to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs. It presents social entrepreneurship and anchors it in the context of the 2030 Agenda. It examines how social entrepreneurship ...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2020

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2020

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Energy Statistics Pocketbook
22 May 2020
This publication is the third in a series of pocketbook compilations on energy statistics designed to highlight the availability of data on various aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. Energy is central to the achievement of the 2030 Agend...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V74 #6 JUN 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, June 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
29 Jul 2020
Each issue presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic trends and developmen...
UNCITRAL PRACT GUIDE UN MOD LAW SE

UNCITRAL Practice Guide to the Model Law on Secured Transactions

9 Apr 2020
The UNCITRAL Practice Guide to the Model Law on Secured Transactions provides practical guidance to parties involved in secured transactions in States that enact the Model Law. The Practice Guide explains key features and benefits of the Model Law, illustrates the types of secured transactions th...
SUSTAINABLE DEV GOALS RPT 2020

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020

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The Sustainable Development Goals Report
4 Aug 2020
This year marks the start of the Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. It is a critical period to advance a shared vision and accelerate responses to the world’s gravest challenges – from eliminating poverty and hunger to reversing climate change. Yet, in only a b...