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DEVEL CNTRY EXTRATRRTORL COMP LAW

Developing Countries’ Experience With Extraterritoriality in Competition Law

9 Feb 2022
This publication addresses the question of extraterritoriality (extraterritorial jurisdiction) in the area of competition law. It examines whether or not domestic competition legislation applies to foreign entities that may not be present in the forum, but whose conduct harms or may harm local co...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GAMBIA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in The Gambia

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Innocenti Research Reports
26 Oct 2021
The international standards for teaching time in a year are 880 hours. In The Gambia, dedicated teaching time in a year is 734 hours. This reduced time is exacerbated by teacher absenteeism that varies across the different regions in the country from 12 to 30%, and is a barrier to achieving the r...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GUINEA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in Guinea-Bissau

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Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
Teacher absenteeism is one of the most troubling obstacles on the path toward universal access to learning opportunities at school. Over the past decades, studies have found that teacher absenteeism is particularly prevalent in certain parts of Africa. While Guinea-Bissau has not administered or ...
IRC RESRCH RPT PLAYING THE GAME

Playing the Game

A Framework and Toolkit for Successful Child Focused Sport for Development Programmes

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Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
To identify best practices in S4D programming and achieve a stronger evidence base on how S4D interventions can work effectively, the Playing the Game report and Toolkit draw on ten qualitative in-depth case studies undertaken with S4D organizations operating in different world regions and across...
IRC RESRCH RPT REOPEN WITH RESILIE

Reopening with Resilience

Lessons from Remote Learning During COVID-19

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Innocenti Research Reports
25 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic led to school closures around the world, affecting almost 1.6 billion students. The effects of even short disruptions in a child’s schooling on their learning and well-being have been shown to be acute and long lasting. The capacities of education systems to respond to the c...
IRC RESRCH RPT DIFF DOLLAR DAY MAK

The Difference a Dollar a Day Makes

A Study of UNICEF Jordan’s Hajati Programme

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Innocenti Research Reports
20 May 2021
What difference does a dollar a day make? For the poorest households in Jordan, many of whom escaped conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, UNICEF Jordan’s Hajati humanitarian cash transfer programme helps them keep their children in school, fed and clothed – all for less than one dollar per day. ...
IRC RESRCH RPT ECON CRISIS & CHILD

Economic Crisis and Child Well-being in the West and Central Africa Region

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Innocenti Research Reports
28 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic that swept over the world from early 2020 has triggered both health and economic shocks of unprecedented proportions in recent memory. Some estimates suggest that the consequences of these shocks will likely erase most of the progress made in global development over the past...
UNECE REGIONAL RPT 2021

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation

UNECE Regional Report 2021

5 Apr 2022
This report assesses the progress of the implementation of trade facilitation measures and thus helps identify policy, legal, procedural, regulatory, and technical gaps that affect the implementation of trade facilitation measures. Accelerating the pace of trade facilitation implementation can en...
UNECE REGIONAL RPT 2021 (R)

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation (Russian language)

UNECE Regional Report 2021

5 Apr 2022
This report assesses the progress of the implementation of trade facilitation measures and thus helps identify policy, legal, procedural, regulatory, and technical gaps that affect the implementation of trade facilitation measures. Accelerating the pace of trade facilitation implementation can en...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2021

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2021

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
24 Dec 2021
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 2021 edition of the Handbook continues in this tradition of excellence a...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #133 4/2021

Revista de la CEPAL No. 133, Abril 2021

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Revista de la CEPAL
11 Nov 2021
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 #133 04/2021

CEPAL Review No. 133, April 2021

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CEPAL Review
11 Nov 2021
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...
ESTUDIO ECON AMER LATINA 2021

Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe 2021

Dinámica laboral y políticas de empleo para una recuperación sostenible e inclusiva más allá de la crisis del COVID-19

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Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe
27 Oct 2021
Esta edición consta de tres partes. En la primera, se resume el desempeño de la economía regional en 2020 y se analiza su evolución durante los primeros meses de 2021, así como las perspectivas de crecimiento para 2021 y 2022. Se examinan los factores que han incidido en el desempeño económico de...
INVERSION EXTRANJERA DIRECTA 2021

La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe 2021

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La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe
1 Nov 2021
Este informe anual de la CEPAL examina la evolución mundial y regional de la Inversión Extranjera Directa (IED) y plantea recomendaciones para que estos flujos contribuyan a los procesos de desarrollo productivo de la región. En el primer capítulo de la publicación se analizan, entre otras cosas,...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2021

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
20 Oct 2021
This document examines the global and regional evolution of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and offers recommendations so these flows can contribute to the region’s productive development processes. The first chapter of the publication analyzes, among other things, the trends observed in the cont...
SUST STAND NEW DEAL BUIL FORW BTTR

Sustainability Standards: A New Deal to Build Forward Better

15 Nov 2021
This report shows how sustainability standards can be a powerful tool for post-pandemic recovery. It traces the origin of sustainability standards, their evolution from niche to mainstream, and industry trends. Companies use them widely in their value chains. Investor choices and government polic...
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOP OUTLOOK 2021

Sustainable Development Outlook 2021

From Anguish to Determination

8 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has renewed the global awareness that we are truly "all in this together" - it did set back progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but it has also made it possible for the international community to see the pursuit of sustainable development in a new...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2020/21

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2020-2021

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
14 Jan 2022
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2021-2021 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences beyond the region. It covers products from the forest to the end-user and from roundwood and primary processed products to value-added, hou...
HNDBK LEAST DEV CTRY CAT 4TH

Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category

Inclusion, Graduation and Special Support Measures, Fourth Edition

11 Nov 2021
The Handbook on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) prepared by the Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy. It responds to the need to make the methods and approaches used in the identification of LDCs, and the international support measures available to them, known to a wide range ...
DEV & GLOBALIZATION 2021

Development and Globalization

Facts and Figures 2021

18 Mar 2022
The purpose of this statistical report is to promote UNCTAD statistics and UNCTAD's engagement with Agenda 2030. Small island developing States (SIDS) face an uphill battle as they strive to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 crisis amid vulnerabilities worsened by the pandemic. The 2021 edi...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #11

La paradoja de la recuperación en América Latina y el Caribe - Crecimiento con persistentes problemas estructurales

desigualdad, pobreza, poca inversión y baja productividad

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
8 Jul 2021
Este Informe Especial es el undécimo de una serie que elabora la CEPAL sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe. En él se analiza el comportamiento de los principales indicadores económicos y sociales de la región y se presentan nuevas proyecciones...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #11

The Recovery Paradox in Latin America and the Caribbean Growth Amid Persisting Structural Problems

Inequality, Poverty and Low Investment and Productivity

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
8 Jul 2021
This Special Report examines the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than a year after it first appeared, providing new growth projections for the region’s countries. The document, entitled The recovery paradox in Latin America and the Caribbean. Growth amid persisting struc...
BYND COVID FEMINIST SUST SOC JUST

Beyond COVID-19: A Feminist Plan for Sustainability and Social Justice

18 Nov 2021
As the world learns to live with COVID-19, to emerge from the current crisis, and to “build back better”, UN Women’s new Feminist Plan for Sustainability and Social Justice is a visionary but practical roadmap for putting gender equality, social justice, and sustainability at the centre of the re...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2021

Trade and Development Report 2021

From Recovery to Resilience: The Development Dimension

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United Nations Trade and Development Report
24 Dec 2021
This report analyses the state of the world economy, a year and half after the Covid-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The first part of the Report outlines key macro-financial aspects of the global economy, focusing, in particular, on the prospects for a growt...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2021

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2021

Accelerating Climate-Smart Trade and Investment for Sustainable Development

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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
11 Nov 2021
International trade and investment have been indispensable engines of economic growth in Asia and the Pacific and remain essential means of implementation for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. However, this economic growth has come with significant social and environmental costs, inclu...
ATP HANDBOOK 2021

ATP Handbook 2021

The Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to Be Used for Such Carriage (ATP) as Amended on 1 June 2022

4 Mar 2022
This publication comprises the ATP Agreement itself and its Annexes with comments added where appropriate for clarification or additional explanation of the text. Comments contained in the ATP Handbook are not legally binding for Contracting Parties of the ATP. They are, however, important for th...
MANUEL ATP 2021

Manuel ATP 2021

À utiliser avec l’Accord relatif aux transports internationaux de denrées périssables et aux engins spéciaux à utiliser pour ces transports tel que modifié au 1er juin 2022

3 May 2022
Le Manuel ATP comprend l'Accord ATP proprement dit et ses annexes avec des observations insérées aux endroits appropriés pour clarification ou pour explication du texte. Les observations figurant dans le Manuel de l'ATP ne sont pas juridiquement contraignantes pour les Parties contractantes. Cepe...
ATP HANDBOOK 2021 (R)

ATP Handbook 2021 (Russian language)

The Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to Be Used for Such Carriage (ATP) as Amended on 1 June 2022

3 May 2022
This publication comprises the ATP Agreement itself and its Annexes with comments added where appropriate for clarification or additional explanation of the text. Comments contained in the ATP Handbook are not legally binding for Contracting Parties of the ATP. They are, however, important for th...
NATL ACCT STATS 2020 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2020

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National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
4 Mar 2022
This publication is the fifty-first issue of this publication which comprises in the form of analytical tables a summary of the principal national accounting aggregates based on official national accounts data for more than 200 countries and areas, covering 1970-2020. It also contains a section o...
INDEX PROC ECON SOC COUN 2020

Index to Proceedings of the Economic and Social Council 2020

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Index to Proceedings of the Economic and Social Council
22 Apr 2022
The Index to Proceedings of the Economic and Social Council is a bibliographic guide to the proceedings and documentation of the Economic and Social Council. This issue covers the 2020 session of the Council including the organizational and substantive session. The Index is divided into two parts...