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FOREST TRANSITIONS AND CARBON FLUX

Forest Transitions and Carbon Fluxes

Global Scenarios and Policies

Series:
World Development Studies
13 Oct 2000
This publication discusses the scenarios and policies on how the deforestation of natural forests and the expansion of forest plantations influence the global carbon cycle through emissions and sequestration and on consequence how forestry operations impact on the climate, and vice versa. It incl...
GLOBAL ILLICIT DRUG TRENDS 2000

Global Illicit Drug Trends 2000

Series:
Global Illicit Drug Trends
27 Oct 2000
The present report, based on data obtained primarily from the annual reports questionnaire (ARQ) sent by Governments to UNDCP in 1999, presents not only the supply side data but also the demand side data, in an effort to give a balanced approach in the assessment of the drug problem. In addressin...
FOREST RESOURCES OF EUROPE CIS

Forest Resources of Europe, CIS, North America, Australia, Japan and New Zealand (Industrialized Temperate/Boreal Countries) UN-ECE/FAO Contribution in the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2000

Main Report

21 Jul 2000
Forest Resources Assessment 2000 presents the national replies to a detailed enquiry on forest resources of 55 temperate/boreal industrialized countries: Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), North America, Australia, Japan, and New Zealand. The volume includes statistical and descrip...
GLOBAL PRODUCT CHAINS: NORTHERN CO

Global Product Chains

Northern Consumers, Southern Producers, and Sustainability

Series:
Environment and Trade
18 Aug 2000
Growing international trade has made the economies of nations inter-dependent and this has had, among other things, implications for environmental policy. Global Product Chains is a helpful instrument for policy makers to better understand the environmentally relevant actors in the economy and ho...
FAMILIES & THE WORLD OF WORK

Families and the World of Work

Four Country Profiles of Family-sensitive Policies

9 Feb 2001
Families and the World of Work presents case studies that show how the goal of fostering a comprehensive approach to family and work policies can be enhanced. It offers policy makers an opportunity to learn from the activities and initiatives in Argentina, Egypt, India and the Netherlands. The va...
STEEL MARKET 1998 & PROSPECTS 1999

Steel Market in 1998 and Prospects for 1999, The

29 Oct 1999
This annual analyzes international development in the steel market, provides statistical information at the government level and reports on trends and their outlook on a country-by-country basis. Coverage includes Japan, the United States and other industrialized countries.
GLOBAL ILLICIT DRUG TRENDS 1999

Global Illicit Drug Trends 1999

Series:
Global Illicit Drug Trends
17 Sep 1999
While the supply side dimensions of the international drug problem have been recognized for decades, the demand side has traditionally been considered a domestic issue, not conducive to international assessment. The present report, based on data obtained primarily from the annual reports question...
AGEING GENDERED WORLD WOMEN

Ageing in a Gendered World

Women's Issues and Identities

14 Apr 2000
In every region, populations are getting older. Moreover, ageing is a gendered phenomenon: women live longer, have fewer resources and they are expected to care for elderly relatives as well as young children. As the spotlight turns to ageing and related policy debates, the need for research inte...
CAPACITY BUILDING SUPPORTED

Capacity-Building Supported by the United Nations

Some Evaluations and Some Lessons

23 Jul 1999
This publication covers the related subjects of impact evaluation and capacity-building and is based on the pioneering evaluations conducted within the context of the triennial comprehensive policy review of the operational activities for development of the United Nations system. Along with speci...
DYNAMICS OF MIGRATION SEEN FROM

Dynamics of Migration Seen from the Perspective of Countries of Origin and Countries of Destination (Four Volume set) and International Migration Quarterly Review Special Issue

Emigration Dynamics in Developing Countries

1 Sep 2000
This package is intended to give an overview of international migration from both the perspective of receiving countries and that of countries of origin. Emigration Dynamics in Developing Countries, a special issue of IOM's scientific quarterly International Migration, suggests a conceptual frame...
FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE BY BANKS PRO

Financial Disclosure by Banks

Proceedings of an UNCTAD Forum

26 Mar 1999
This publication contains the proceedings of a panel discussion on financial disclosure by commercial banks from the perspectives of bank regulators, auditors and managers. A spectrum of current practices and views were made by representatives of such entities as: Banco BHIF in Chile, the Deutsch...
PUBLIC ENTERPRISE REFORM & PERFO

Public Enterprise Reform and Performance Contracting

The State of the Art

9 Jul 1999
Many countries are facing the challenge of a large public enterprise sector providing goods and services to the public inefficiently. Several countries are experimenting with ways of improving public enterprise performance while pursuing longer-term options in parallel. This publication presents ...
ESTADO MUNDIAL INFANCIA 1998

Estado mundial de la infancia 1998

Nutrición

Series:
Estado mundial de la infancia
26 Mar 1999
Educación para Todos: Convertir un derecho en una realidad. El Estado Mundial de la Infancia 1999 narra las historias de una comunidad mundial que no está dispuesta a aceptar las consecuencias del analfabetismo o la denegación del derecho humano a la educación. Con la Convención sobre los Derecho...
SITUATION DES ENFANTS 1998

La Situation des enfants dans le monde 1998

Regard sur la nutrition

Series:
Situation des enfants dans le monde
12 Mar 1999
Chaque année, la publication phare de lUNICEF, La situation des enfants dans le monde, examine de près un problème principal affectant les enfants. Le rapport comprend des données justificatives et des statistiques et est disponible en versions anglaise, française et espagnole.
WORLD POPULAT PROJECTIONS 2150

World Population Projections to 2150

Series:
Population Studies
6 Nov 1998
This publication presents long-range population projections for the period 1950-2150. Projections on fertility are given for major areas of the world, namely Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America, Oceania and Asia. The range of potential demographic outcomes underscore...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 1997

The State of the World's Children 1997

Focus on Child Labour

Series:
State of the World's Children
9 Oct 1998
Each year, The State of the World's Children closely examines a key issue affecting children. The 1997 Report focuses on the controversial and emotional, as well as complex and challenging issue of child labour. It asserts that thoughtful and comprehensive attempts at solutions must be guided by ...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 1998

The State of the World's Children 1998

Focus on Nutrition

Series:
State of the World's Children
9 Oct 1998
Sound nutrition can change children's lives, improve their physical and mental development, protect their health and lay a firm foundation for future productivity. This year's edition of The State of the World's Children 1998, focuses on the nearly 200 million children under the age of five, who ...
STEEL MARKET 1997 & PROSPECTS 1998

Steel Market in 1997 and Prospects for 1998, The

11 Sep 1998
This annual analyzes international development in the steel market, provides statistical information at the government level and reports on trends and their outlook on a country by country basis. Coverage includes Japan, the United States and other industrialized countries.
ANN BULL STEEL STAT N AMER 1994/97

Annual Bulletin of Steel Statistics for Europe, America and Asia

19 Feb 1999
This Bulletin provides basic data on the development of steel production and trade; consumption and trade of raw materials; movements of scrap; consumption of energy in the steel industry; and steel deliveries to consuming industries in European countries, Canada, the United States and Japan.
STATE SOCIETY & THE UN SYSTEM

State, Society and the UN System

Changing Perspectives on Multilateralism

15 Apr 1998
The revival of interest among scholars, statesmen and the general public is closely related to changes in the basic parameters of the post-1945 world order. This book examines, against this changing backdrop, multilateralism and the UN system from the perspective of what is called a 'state /socie...
UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM THE POLICIES

United Nations System, The

The Policies of Member States

3 Dec 1997
The end of the Cold War has brought dramatic changes in global political relations and in their most important forum, the United Nations. The essays in this volume provide a comparative study of national policies towards the United Nations. Eight cases have been selected - Algeria, Canada, France...
DEBT MANAGEMENT DISCUSS PAPER #4

Debt Management

Series:
UNDP Discussion Papers Series
9 Jan 1998
The debt crisis of the 1980s gave a devastating blow to development in the Third World. The consequences are still felt in a number of countries. This publication presents the lessons learnt nationally from Argentina, Bangladesh, Egypt and Uganda and regionally from ESAIDARM in Southern and Easte...
IMPACT TECHNOLOGY HUMAN RIGHTS

Impact of Technology on Human Rights, The

Global Case-Studies

1 Jan 1992
This book is a sequel to Human Rights and Scientific and Technological Development and follows on the theoretical discussion concerning the interrelation between scientific and technological development and human rights presented in the earlier volume. It describes actual situations resulting fro...
INFORME SOBRE SITUACIO SOCIAL 1997

Informe sobre la Situación Social en el Mundo 1997

4 Jul 1997
El Informe ofrece una amplia visión de la evolución socio-económica mundial en los últimos años. La edición de 1997 trata las cuestiones fundamentales examinadas en la Cumbre Mundial sobre Desarrollo Social, que constituye un punto de reflexión en nuestra conciencia colectiva de las cuestiones so...
RAPPORT SUR SITUATION SOCIALE 1997

Rapport sur la situation sociale dans le monde 1997

4 Jul 1997
Le rapport offre de nouvelles informations sur la nature et l'ampleur des problèmes sociaux urgents et sur les politiques nationales et internationales nécessaires pour y faire face. Il examine les principaux problèmes sociaux que sont l’atténuation de la pauvreté, l’emploi productif et l’intégra...
SUMMAR JUDGMENTS ADVIS 1992/96

Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice 1992-1996

Series:
Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice
27 Mar 1998
In an effort to make international law and United Nations legal activities more accessible, this publication condenses chronologically in a single and handy volume the case-law of the International Court of Justice for the period 1992-1996. Lawyers, journalists, diplomats, specialists in internat...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 1997

Report on the World Social Situation 1997

Series:
Report on the World Social Situation
4 Jul 1997
The Report offers new insights into the nature and magnitude of the pressing social problems and the national and international policies required to address them. It examines the core social issues of poverty alleviation, productive employment and social integration covering concepts and quantita...
VALUATION OF HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTION

Valuation of Household Production and the Satellite Accounts

11 Apr 1997
The publication is based on case studies conducted in Nepal, Canada and Finland, results of which established that the economic contribution of women, including the unremunerated work and products generated, could be fully measured, valuated and reflected in the economic indicators through 'satel...
ECONOMIC REFORMS, WOMENS EMPLOYMEN

Economic Reforms, Women's Employment, and Social Policies

Series:
World Development Studies
21 Mar 1997
The volume, while focusing on the consequences of reforms, also deals with the structural changes which are taking place as a result of export orientation in the economies and their dual impact on women in the environment of four countries: China, Viet Nam, Egypt and Cuba.
LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY COMMUNITY

Long Road to Recovery, The

Community Responses to Industrial Disaster

18 Jul 1997
The Long Road to Recovery is about community responses to types of industrial disasters that, going far beyond the routine, constitute 'surprise' disaster. Straining against the limits of society's capacity to adjust, these disasters are producing unprecedented consequences and they are emerging ...