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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 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 that puts pub...
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...
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...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #130 04/2020

Revista de la CEPAL No. 130, Abril 2020

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Revista de la CEPAL
22 May 2020
La Revista CEPAL se fundó en 1976 y es una publicación cuatrimestral de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, de las Naciones Unidas, con sede en Santiago de Chile. El objetico de la Revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, con ...
CEPAL REVIEW #129 12/2019

CEPAL Review No.129, December 2019

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CEPAL Review
22 May 2020
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 2019

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

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Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
13 May 2020
The Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean of ECLAC presents a set of basic statistics on the economic, sociodemographic and environmental situation of the region during a specific time period. This edition contains a selection of summary tables and graphics providing statistica...
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...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #109

Notas de Población Año XLVI No.109 Julio-Diciembre de 2019

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Notas de Población
16 Apr 2020
El número 109 de Notas de Población, publicación bianual del Centro Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Demografía (CELADE)-División de Población de la CEPAL, cuyo propósito principal es la difusión de investigaciones y estudios de población sobre América Latina y el Caribe, ofrece al lector diez artíc...
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...
BALANCE PRELIMINAR ECON LATIN 2019

Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe 2019

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Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe
10 Apr 2020
El Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe, uno de los informes anuales más importantes de la CEPAL, analiza en su edición 2018 el desempeño económico de la región durante el año, el contexto internacional, las políticas macroeconómicas que los países han implementado y ...
PANORAMA SOCIAL AMERICA LATIN 2019

Panorama Social de América Latina 2019

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Panorama Social de América Latina
16 Apr 2020
El Panorama Social 2019 analiza temas cruciales para entender y actuar ante los desafíos estructurales que enfrentan los países de América Latina y el Caribe en la actual coyuntura económica y social, especialmente en el marco de las transformaciones en curso en los mercados de trabajo. Incluye n...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2020

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2020

Water and Climate Change

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
26 Mar 2020
The 2020 edition of the WWDR, titled ‘Water and Climate Change’ illustrates the critical linkages between water and climate change in the context of the broader sustainable development agenda. Supported by examples from across the world, it describes both the challenges and opportunities created ...
CEPAL REVIEW #128 08/2019

CEPAL Review No.128, August 2019

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CEPAL Review
3 Apr 2020
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
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...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V74 #5 MAY 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, May 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
12 Jul 2020
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) 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 illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V74 #4 APR 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, April 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
1 Jun 2020
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) 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 illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V74 #3 MAR 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, March 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
7 May 2020
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) 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 illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V74 #2 FEB 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, February 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
3 Apr 2020
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) 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 illustrat...
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...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2020

Economic and Social Survey of Asia And the Pacific 2020

Towards Sustainable Economies

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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
7 May 2020
Economic policymaking in Asia-Pacific developing countries has, understandably, long been focused on maximising economic growth, given the imperatives of poverty reduction and job creation. There is no gainsaying that there is a strong case for focusing on economic growth but when this comes at c...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #129 12/2019

Revista de la CEPAL No.129, Diciembre 2019

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Revista de la CEPAL
3 Apr 2020
La Revista CEPAL se fundó en 1976 y es una publicación cuatrimestral de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, de las Naciones Unidas, con sede en Santiago de Chile. El objetico de la Revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, con ...
ASIA PACIF SDG PROG RPT 2020

Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2020

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Asia and the Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Indicator-based Progress Report
9 Apr 2020
This report analyses trends as well as data availability for monitoring progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific and its five subregions. It assesses gaps which must be closed to achieve the goals by 2030. This assessment is designed to ensure the region’s ...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2019

Social Panorama of Latin America 2019

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Social Panorama of Latin America
9 Mar 2020
The Social Panorama of Latin America 2019 analyzes issues crucial to understanding and action given the structural challenges facing the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in the current economic and social situation, especially in the context of the transformations underway in labour m...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 2019

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

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Preliminary Overview of the Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
9 Mar 2020
This publication, one of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean's most important annual reports, analyzes in its last edition the economic performance of the region throughout the year, including the international context and macroeconomic policies implemented ...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V74 #1 JAN 2020

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, January 2020

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
20 Mar 2020
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) 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 illustrat...
CHALLENG POLICY OPTION WAY FORWARD

Challenges, Policy Options, and the Way Forward

Economic Diversification in Selected Asian Landlocked Developing Countries (Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Turkmenistan)

16 Jun 2020
The study examines the trade and development challenges facing Asian Landlocked Developing Countries and their prospects for export diversification. It offers recommendations based on the case studies of the selected countries. The report argues that, despite complex trade and development challen...
GENDER EQUAL WOMEN RIGHT REVIEW

Gender Equality: Women’s Rights in Review 2020

25 years after Beijing

18 Mar 2020
2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action. It also marks the first time that progress on the implementation of the Platform is reviewed in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in 2015. This report therefore takes an integrated appr...