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STANDARDS SUSTAIN DEVELOPMENT GOAL

Standards for the Sustainable Development Goals

18 Jan 2019
This publication provides an overview of how international standards are used by policymakers to support sustainability and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is based on case studies that illustrate the use of standards for SDG 6, Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG 7, Standards fo...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #32

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 32

The Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons on the Dark Web

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
17 Dec 2018
This document summarizes the main findings and implications of the first empirical study investigating the scale and scope of arms trafficking on the dark web, which was conducted by RAND Europe and the University of Manchester from September 2016 to July 2017. There is an ongoing debate over the...
SUMMAR JUDGMENTS ADVIS 2013/17

Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice 2013-2017

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Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice
17 Dec 2018
This publication contains summaries of the judgments, advisory opinions and orders of a substantive nature issued by the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2017. It is the continuation of five earlier volumes on t...
METODOLOGÍAS DE LA CEPAL NO. 1

Los números índices y su relación con la economía

Metodologías de la CEPAL no. 1

4 Oct 2018
Los números índices constituyen el instrumento básico para sintetizar las estadísticas económicas de modo que las fórmulas utilizadas permitan expresar y describir, por ejemplo, el crecimiento económico de un país o la tasa de inflación de una economía, y también para realizar comparaciones inter...
NATL ACCT STATS 2017 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2017 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
8 Nov 2018
This publication contains detailed official national accounts data for over 200 countries or areas of the World for the years 2006 to 2017. It is a valuable source of information on the state and structure of economies worldwide. The data for each country or area are presented in separate chapter...
EOR 2016 SUPP1 REC DEC ECOSOC

Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council: 2016 Session

New York, 24 July 2015 - 27 July 2016

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Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council
6 Sep 2019
Official Records of the Resolutions and Decisions of the Economic and Social Council for Organizational and Resumed Organizational and Substantive and Resumed Substantive Sessions of 2016. The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) discusses global economic, social and environmental challenges. ...
THE STATE OF SUST MARKETS 2015

The State of Sustainable Markets 2015

Statistics and Emerging Trends

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The State of Sustainable Markets
30 Jun 2015
This publication shows significant growth in sustainability markets. Offering a pathway to formalizing the reporting process, with a view to making data on sustainable markets more accessible to all, it provides a market data survey on Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS). The first section c...
THE STATE OF SUST MARKETS 2018

The State of Sustainable Markets 2018

Statistics and Emerging Trends

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The State of Sustainable Markets
18 Dec 2018
The report shows significant growth in sustainability markets. The data is extensive and reliable. It shows how ITC is supporting “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social sustainability for producers and consumers. Each product (bananas, cotton, etc.) also features serious sustai...
SCOR 71ST YR RES & DEC 2015/16

Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council 2015-2016

1 August 2015 – 31 December 2016

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Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council
17 Dec 2018
Official documents of Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2015-2016. The United Nations Security Council takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or an act of aggression. It calls upon the State parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and rec...
ASSESS ENVIRON IMPACTS

Assessing Environmental Impacts

A Global Review of Legislation

17 Dec 2018
This report provides an overview of the current status of national legislation and institutional arrangements of relevance to EIAs and SEAs across the globe, as well as emerging issues and trends. It does this primarily through providing examples from a wide selection of countries of their EIA/SE...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2018

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
27 Dec 2018
The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics and ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. The 2018 edition of the Handbook continues in this tradition of excellence a...
INTEROPERABLE GLOBAL NAVIGATION

The Interoperable Global Navigation Satellite Systems Space Service Volume

22 Aug 2019
The availability and performance of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) signals at high altitude is documented as the GNSS Space Service Volume (SSV). While different definitions of the SSV exist and may continue to exist for the different service providers, within the context of this book...
INTL MIGRATION INTER MIGRA MOB

International Migration, Internal Migration, Mobility and Urbanization

Towards More Integrated Approaches

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IOM Migration Research Series
5 Oct 2018
This new publication in the IOM Migration Research Series explores migration as one of the most problematic of the population variables. While reviewing the various instruments to measure international and internal migration, the research questions the tendency to consider the diverse forms of mo...
GUIDANCE MODERNIZING STAT LEG(R)

Guidance on Modernizing Statistical Legislation (Russian language)

31 May 2021
The Guidance on Modernizing Statistical Legislation aims to support and inspire countries wishing to benchmark or update the legal framework of their national statistical systems. Based on a review of the current legal and institutional frameworks and the operational environment of statistical pr...
GUIDANCE MODERNIZING STAT LEGISLAT

Guidance on Modernizing Statistical Legislation

22 Aug 2019
The Guidance on Modernizing Statistical Legislation aims to support and inspire countries wishing to benchmark or update the legal framework of their national statistical systems. Based on a review of the current legal and institutional frameworks and the operational environment of statistical pr...
HUMAN DEV INDICE & INDICA 2018

Human Development Indices and Indicators: 2018 Statistical Update

18 Sep 2018
Human Development Indices and Indicators: 2018 Statistical Update is being released to ensure consistency in reporting on key human development indices and statistics. It provides a brief overview of the state of human development—snapshots of current conditions as well as long-term trends in hum...
ANNUAIRE COMM DROIT INTL 2014 V2P2

Annuaire de la Commission du Droit International 2014, Vol. II, Partie 2

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Annuaire de la Commission du Droit International
22 Oct 2020
La Commission du droit international est un organe d’experts, composé de « personnes possédant une compétence notoire en matière de droit international », qui œuvre au développement progressif et à la codification du droit international. Annuaire de la Commission du droit international: Volume I ...
ANUARIO COM DERECHO INTL 2014 V2P2

Anuario de la Comisión de Derecho Internacional 2014, Vol. II, Parte 2

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Anuario de la Comisión de Derecho Internacional
18 Dec 2019
La Comisión de Derecho Internacional (CDI) es un organismo creado por la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas en 1947 con el objetivo de codificar y promocionar el Derecho internacional. Su trabajo ha sido fundamental en la adopción de diversos tratados u otros instrumentos internacionales, co...
YRBK INTL LAW COMM 2014 V2P2

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2014, Vol. II, Part 2

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Yearbook of the International Law Commission
23 Apr 2020
The Yearbook contains the official records of the International Law Commission and is an indispensable tool for the preservation of the legislative history of the documents emanating from the Commission, as well as for the teaching, study, dissemination and wider appreciation of the efforts under...
AN UNFAIR START: INEQUALITY IN CHI

An Unfair Start

Inequality in Children's Education in Rich Countries

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Innocenti Report Card
8 Feb 2019
This report focuses on educational inequalities in 41 of the world's richest countries, all of which are members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and/or the European Union (EU). Using the most recent data available, it examines inequalities across childhood -- ...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2018

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2018

Business Ecosystems for the Digital Age

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
23 Oct 2018
New technologies like advanced robotics, 3-D printing, big data and the internet of things are rapidly changing the way in which firms do business. A strong business ecosystem is necessary to manage this change. This year’s SME Competitiveness Outlook tells how to build it. The report combines da...
UN DEMOGRAPH YRBK 2017 V68

United Nations Demographic Yearbook 2017

Sixty-eighth issue

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Demographic Yearbook (Ser. R)
21 Jan 2019
Demographic Yearbook 2017 is the sixty-eighth edition in a series published since 1948. Through the cooperation with the National Statistical Offices, official demographic statistics are compiled in the Yearbook, as available, for more than 230 countries and areas of the world up to the reference...
TRANS CORP V25 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.25 No.2

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Transnational Corporations
5 Dec 2018
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
METHODOLOGY ASSESSING WAT(F)

Méthode d’évaluation des interactions entre l’eau, l’alimentation, l’énergie et les écosystèmes dans les bassins transfrontières et enseignements tirés de son application

synthèse

16 Nov 2020
Cette publication de synthèse contient des leçons tirées des évaluations des interconnexions, des compromis et des avantages de la gestion de l'eau, de l'énergie et des terres / agriculture, ainsi que de la protection de l'environnement dans les bassins transfrontaliers d'Europe du Sud, du Caucas...
WORDS INTO ACTION GUIDELINES IMPLE

Words Into Action - Guidelines Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

Integrating Disaster Risk Management with Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation

3 Jun 2019
The majority of disasters are water-related with the flow of freshwater mostly occurring in transboundary basins. This guide supports the implementation of the Sendai Framework. It aims to raise awareness on the importance of river basin management and transboundary cooperation in Disaster Risk R...
DES PAROLES AUX ACTES GUIDE DE MIS

Des paroles aux actes - Guide de mise en oeuvre pour la gestion des catastrophes liées à l’eau et pour la coopération transfrontière dans ce domaine

Intégrer la gestion des risques de catastrophe à la gestion de l’eau et à l’adaptation aux changements climatiques

31 Oct 2020
La majorité des catastrophes sont liées à l'eau et la majorité des ressources en eau douce se trouvent dans des bassins transfrontières. Ce guide « Des paroles aux actes » a été préparé par la CEE-ONU et l’UNISDR pour appuyer la mise en œuvre du Cadre de Sendai. Il vise à accroître la prise de co...
WORDS INTO ACTION (R)

Words Into Action - Guidelines Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation (Russian language)

Integrating Disaster Risk Management with Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation

13 Nov 2019
The majority of disasters are water-related with the flow of freshwater mostly occurring in transboundary basins. This Words into Action Guide has been prepared by UNECE and UNISDR to support the implementation of the Sendai Framework. It aims to raise awareness on the importance of river basin m...