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UNECE REGIONAL RPT 2017

Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Implementation

UNECE Regional Report 2017

20 Mar 2018
The United Nations Regional Commissions, in partnership with other key United Nations Organizations, have committed to supporting member States in implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). This report is part of that commitment and the policy recommendations and technical standards...
TRAIN GUID REG FRAMWRK MARK SURV

Training Guide on Regulatory Frameworks and Market Surveillance

14 May 2019
The training manual presents the primary content areas of the training module and offers fundamental guidance and advice to trainers, so they may conduct their workshops in an efficient and informed manner. In addition to practical information, the manual advises readers on best practice in the d...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #31 2017

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 31, December 2017

Celebrating 15 Years of Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education

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United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
25 Apr 2018
This edition of the Occasional Paper, published by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, celebrates the fifteenth anniversary of the United Nations Study on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education, which was presented to the United Nations General Assembly in 2002. It contains co...
PROTEC CHILD FROM HARM PRACTIC

Protecting Children From Harmful Practices in Plural Legal Systems

With a Special Emphasis on Africa

27 Jan 2016
This report reviews positive legislative developments in different regions of the world, with a special emphasis on Africa, to strengthen children’s legal protection from violence as a result of harmful practices, and addresses the interplay between statutory, customary and religious laws.
INTL MIGRATION RPT 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

International Migration Report 2017 - Highlights

2 Apr 2018
This report presents the highlights of the International Migration which contains the latest quinquennial estimates of international migrant stock for 232 countries or areas of the world. The annex in these Highlights provides recently collected data on the estimated number of international migra...
REPROD HEALTH POLI 2017

Reproductive Health Policies 2017

Data Booklet

17 Dec 2018
Drawing on information published in the World Population Policies Database, this data booklet provides up-to-date information on government policies on reproductive health issues, including access to family planning, policies to promote sexual and reproductive health of adolescents, laws on abort...
INTL MIGRATION POLICIES 2017

International Migration Policies

Data Booklet

17 Dec 2018
As international migration gains increasing attention in policy debates, understanding key trends in migration policies is crucial. This data booklet highlights current policies on immigration and emigration for 197 countries of the world, drawing on data published in World Population Policies Da...
GAOR 71ST SUPP27 CONF DISARM 2016

Report of the Conference on Disarmament: 2016 Session

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Report of the Conference on Disarmament to the General Assembly of the United Nations
4 Jan 2018
The Conference on Disarmament submits to the seventy-first session of the General Assembly of the United Nations its annual report on its 2016 session, together with the pertinent documents and records.
WORLD MIGRATION RPT 2003

World Migration Report 2003

Managing Migration - Challenges and Responses for People on the Move

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IOM World Migration Report
15 Jun 2003
IOM’s second World Migration Report presents one of the most complete records of reference data and background analysis on population movements. It is organized around the core theme of migration management. Policy responses to specific migration issues are discussed in a series of essays with va...
REMOVING BARRIERS USE NATURAL

Removing Barriers to the Use of Natural Gas as Maritime Transportation Fuel

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ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been used as fuel for ships for decades but quality standards are still under development. The UNECE Group of Experts on Gas created in 2015 a task force on removing barriers to the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel. This report summarises the findings to...
WORLD MIGRATION RPT 2018

World Migration Report 2018

Series:
IOM World Migration Report
29 Dec 2017
This report presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues. It is structured to focus on two key contributions for readers: Part I: key information on migration and migrants (including migration-related statistics); and Part II: bala...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2017

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2017

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends
6 Feb 2018
This publication highlights major trends in the nature of humanitarian crises, their underlying causes and drivers, and the actors that participate in prevention, response and recovery. Beyond providing statistics, the report uses infographics to display trend analyses that show how the humanitar...
GLOBAL TRACKING FRAMEWORK

Global Tracking Framework

UNECE Progress in Sustainable Energy

Series:
ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) regional Global Tracking Framework report is part of a series of multi-agency assessments that monitor progress towards the three Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) objectives. This first edition of the report builds upon the 2017 Glob...
STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 3RD

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Education

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State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
4 Jan 2018
At its first session, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) requested the United Nations System to produce a report on the state of the world’s indigenous peoples (SOWIP). The first edition covered all six thematic areas of the Forum’s mandate (Economic and social devel...
GLOBAL REPORTED ARMS TRADE

The Global Reported Arms Trade

Transparency in Armaments through the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms - A Guide to Assist National Points of Contact in Submitting Their National Reports

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Disarmament Study Series
8 Feb 2018
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, the Office for Disarmament Affairs is publishing this special edition of the Disarmament Study Series. This volume contains a newly written overview of the Register for reference by governments and the in...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #30 2017

UNODA Occasional Papers No. 30, November 2017

Perspectives on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems

Series:
United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
8 Feb 2018
This publication considers lethal autonomous weapon systems, approaching the issue from five different perspectives. It has been published ahead of the first meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons mandated to ...
 EXPANDING PRODUCTIVE CAPACITY

Expanding Productive Capacity

Lessons Learned from Graduating Least Developed Countries

4 Jan 2018
Over the past decades, least developed countries (LDCs) have made only limited progress in dynamically transforming and diversifying their economies. Their structural challenges and weak economic and social performance are rooted in the limited development of their productive capacity. Building p...
RPT INTL ARBITRAL AWARDS #31

Reports of International Arbitral Awards, Vol. XXXI

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Reports of International Arbitral Awards / Recueil des Sentences Arbitrales
29 Jan 2018
This publication is 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 awards in two arbitration cases, namely, the Arbitration regarding the ...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2018

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
17 Jan 2018
The United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2018 and 2019. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five UN regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with cont...
COORD OPERATIONS FLEX COAL

Coordinated Operations of Flexible Coal and Renewable Energy Power Plants

Challenges and Opportunities

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ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
The electricity sector is rapidly changing. Faced with the challenge of climate change, coal consumption is declining. Policy designs focus on raising the penetration of renewable energy. However, there are still drawbacks that prevent renewable energy from being adopted at industrial scale. It i...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE R2

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Second Edition

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Disarmament: A Basic Guide
31 Dec 2009
International peace and security - and therefore disarmament - stand at the core of the UN mandate. This publication is designed to inform, educate and generate public understanding of the importance of multilateral action, and to rally support for it, in the field of arms limitation and disarmam...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Series:
Disarmament: A Basic Guide
31 Dec 2001
International peace and security - and therefore disarmament - stand at the core of the UN mandate. This publication is designed to inform, educate and generate public understanding of the importance of multilateral action, and to rally support for it, in the field of arms limitation and disarmam...
WORLD POP AGEING 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

World Population Ageing 2017 Highlights

17 Dec 2018
Accurate, consistent and timely data on global trends in population age structure are critical for assessing current and future needs with respect to population ageing and for setting policy priorities to promote the well-being of the growing number and share of older persons in the population. T...
DISARMAMENT A BASIC GUIDE R4

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Fourth Edition

Series:
Disarmament: A Basic Guide
15 Nov 2017
Conceived as a comprehensive introduction to a field central to the work of the United Nations, Disarmament: A Basic Guide aims to provide a useful overview of the nuanced challenges of building a more peaceful world in the twenty-first century. It was written with the general reader in mind and ...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2017

Information Economy Report 2017

Digitalization, Trade and Development

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
17 Jan 2018
The Information Economy Report 2017 analyzes the evolving digital economy and its implications for trade and development. While these are still early days of the digital economy, it is already clear that it will have globally transformative impacts on the way we live, work and develop our economi...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2017

World Statistics Pocketbook 2017

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
13 Oct 2017
The 2017 edition of the World Statistics Pocketbook is the forty-first in a series of annual compilations of over 50 key statistical indicators from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for 30 world geographical regions and 232 countries or areas. ...
EVALUAT UNDP STARTEGIC PLAN & GLOB

Evaluation of the UNDP Strategic Plan and Global and Regional Programmes

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Thematic Evaluation Reports
22 Sep 2017
IEO and UNDP carried out an ‘Evaluation of the UNDP Strategic Plan, Global Programme, and Regional Programmes (2014-17)’ with the purpose of strengthening UNDP accountability to global and national development partners, supporting the development of the next Strategic Plan, and supporting organi...
TRANS CORP V24 #2 AUG 2015

Transnational Corporations Vol.24 No.2, August 2015

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Transnational Corporations
18 Dec 2017
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development. The articles published in this issue covers production networks in ASEAN; fore...
PERFILES ARANCELAR MUNDO 2014

Perfiles arancelarios en el mundo 2014

8 Jun 2014
Perfiles arancelarios en el mundo es una publicación conjunta de la OMC, el ITC y la UNCTAD que se ocupa del acceso a los mercados para las mercancías. Esta publicación anual contiene una compilación amplia de los aranceles aplicados por cada uno de los 160 Miembros de la OMC, así como por otros ...
PROFILS TARIFAIRES MONDE 2014

Profils tarifaires dans le monde 2014

6 Nov 2014
Les Profils tarifaires dans le monde sont une publication conjointe de l’OMC, de l’ITC et de la CNUCED sur l’accès aux marchés pour les marchandises. Cette publication annuelle contient un recueil exhaustif des droits de douane appliqués par chacun des 160 Membres de l’OMC, ainsi que par d’autres...