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REPT SG NEW PARTNER AFRICA DEVELOP

Report of the Secretary-General New Partnership for Africa's Development

Eighteenth Consolidated Progress Report on Implementation and International Support

7 Sep 2021
The report is prepared in response to General Assembly resolution A/74/301 requesting the Secretary-General to submit on an annual basis a comprehensive and action-oriented report on the implementation of the resolution, based on the provision of inputs from Governments, organizations of the Unit...
DURABLE PEACE AND SUST DEV AFRICA

Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa

Report of the Secretary-General

27 Aug 2021
Across the world, but notably in Africa, instability and conflict continue to generate and exacerbate poverty and institutional fragility, which in turn decrease resilience and the prospects for peace. Conflict has many different causes, drivers, and triggers. This publication examines the challe...
TRANS CORP V28 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.2

Investment and Development

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Transnational Corporations
24 Sep 2021
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 imprin...
GEO BIZ TRANSFRM IN UNCERTAINTY

Adapt to Survive: Business Transformation in a Time of Uncertainty

Geo for Business Brief

25 Aug 2021
As the world is witnessing dramatic changes in the environment, in technology, in the economy, and in society, ‘Business as usual’ is no longer acceptable. The Coronavirus pandemic has amplified concerns about the highly interconnected and vulnerable state of the global economy, the relationship ...
COVID-19 IMPACT ON E-COMMERCE

COVID-19 Impact on e-commerce: Post-pandemic COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Harnessing E-commerce for the UNECE Transition Economies

4 Apr 2022
This publication highlights key policy areas that need attention if e-commerce is to sustainably recover from the impact of the pandemic. Among many policy areas, trade facilitation and logistics are major facilitators of e-commerce. In the context of Covid-19, the need for greater trade facilita...
ECON COST ISRL OCCP PALES PEOP

The Economic Costs of the Israeli Occupation for the Palestinian People

Arrested Development and Poverty in the West Bank

19 Jan 2022
This publication sheds light on the impact of the Israeli restrictions on the economy of the West Bank and the socioeconomic conditions of its households for the period 1998-2019, with special focus on the impact of the restrictions imposed by occupation in the aftermath of the second Intifada. I...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #111

Notas de Población Año XLVII No.111 julio-diciembre de 2020

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Notas de Población
2 Aug 2021
El número 111 de Notas de Población tiene una particularidad que lo distingue de los números anteriores. La publicación de diciembre de 2020 se hace eco del inédito momento que vive, no solo la región de América Latina y el Caribe, sino el mundo entero, por efecto de la pandemia de la enfermedad ...
PERS COMR INT AMÉR LAT CARB 2020

Perspectivas del Comercio Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe 2020

La integración regional es clave para la recuperación tras la crisis

21 Oct 2021
Este informe presenta las principales tendencias del comercio internacional de las economías de la región durante el último año, con las cifras más recientes disponibles sobre el impacto de la pandemia COVID-19 en los diferentes países de la región. Está compuesto por tres capítulos que revisan l...
BALANCE PRELIMINAR ECON LATIN 2020

Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe 2020

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Balance Preliminar de las Economías de América Latina y el Caribe
31 Aug 2021
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 2020 el desempeño económico de la región durante el año, el contexto internacional, las políticas macroeconómicas que los países han implementado y ...
CEPAL REVIEW #132 12/2020

CEPAL Review No. 132, December 2020

Special Issue: COVID-19 and the Socioeconomic Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

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CEPAL Review
2 Aug 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...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 2020

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

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Preliminary Overview of the Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
30 Jul 2021
This publication, one of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean's most important annual reports, analyzes in its latest edition the economic performance of the region throughout the year, including the international context and macroeconomic policies implemente...
PANORAMA SOCIAL AMERICA LATIN 2020

Panorama Social de América Latina 2020

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Panorama Social de América Latina
2 Sep 2021
Esta publicación examina el impacto social de una crisis sin precedente. Los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 se han extendido a todas las áreas de la vida humana, alterando la forma en que interactuamos, paralizando las economías y provocando cambios profundos en las sociedades. La pandemia ha...
BETTER TRADE FOR SUSTAIN DEVELOP

Better Trade for Sustainable Development

The Role of Voluntary Sustainability Standards

27 Oct 2021
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development defines international trade as “an engine for inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction, [that] contributes to the promotion of sustainable development”. In order to become a ‘sustainable engine’ one approach that seems to be increasingly used is ...
SDG PULSE UNCTAD 2021

SDG Pulse 2021

UNCTAD Takes the Pulse of the SDGs

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SDG Pulse
14 Jan 2022
This annual publication provides an update on the evolution of a selection of official SDG indicators and complementary data and statistics, highlighting progress on the development of new concepts and methodologies for UNCTAD custodian indicators. It further demonstrates, beyond the perspective ...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #1 2021

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2021, Issue No. 1

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
8 Sep 2021
This journal is published twice yearly and aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is the successor of two earlier journals, the Asia-Pacific Development Journal ...
CEVNI EUROP CODE INLA WATER #6 (F)

CEVNI Code européen des voies de navigation intérieure

CEVNI révision 6

7 Apr 2022
Le Code européen des voies de navigation intérieure (CEVNI) contient les règles de base applicables à la circulation sur les voies navigables dans la région de la CEE-ONU, comme les marques et les échelles de tirant d’eau des bateaux, les signaux visuels sur les bateaux, les signaux sonores et r...
CEVNI EUROP CODE INLA WATER #6 (R)

CEVNI European Code for Inland Waterways (Russian language)

Sixth Revised Edition

8 Apr 2022
The European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI) contains the core rules applicable to the traffic on inland waterways in the UNECE region such as marks and draught scales on vessels, visual signals on vessels, sound signals and radiotelephony, waterway signs and markings, rules of the road, berthi...
CEVNI EUROP CODE INLA WATER #6

CEVNI European Code for Inland Waterways

Sixth Revised Edition

24 Dec 2021
The European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI) contains the core rules applicable to the traffic on inland waterways in the UNECE region such as marks and draught scales on vessels, visual signals on vessels, sound signals and radiotelephony, waterway signs and markings, rules of the road, berthi...
NAT ICT POL REV ECOMM STR BOTSWA

UNCTAD ICT Policy Review and National E-commerce Strategy for Botswana

22 Dec 2021
With the rapid uptake of information and communications technologies (ICTs), growing digitalization in both developed and developing countries, and the catalytic role of new technological innovations in business and consumer markets, global value chains, and international trade, e-commerce has be...
INNOV IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR (R)

Innovation in the Public Sector (Russian Language)

Country Experiences and Policy Recommendations

14 Jul 2021
The public sector plays a very significant role in modern economies. As in the business sector, innovation can be a major source of productivity growth, cost savings and improvements in service quality in the public sector, benefits which then also positively affect businesses and citizens who re...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2020

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
30 Jul 2021
This ECLAC annual report sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The decade ending in 2019 saw the highest ever foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Latin America and the Caribbean, which reached their peak i...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2020

Social Panorama of Latin America 2020

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Social Panorama of Latin America
16 Jul 2021
This publication examines the social impact of an unprecedented crisis. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have spread to all areas of human life, altering the way we interact, crippling economies and bringing about profound changes in societies. The pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated the...
INT TRDE OTLK LAT AMER CARIB 2020

International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

Regional Integration Is Key to Recovery After the Crisis

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International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean
16 Jul 2021
This report presents the main trends of international trade of the region’s economies during the last year, with the most recent figures available on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the different countries of the region. It is composed of three chapters that review the evolution of global ...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 2020

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

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Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
16 Jul 2021
The Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean seeks to respond to the demands of users who require reliable and sound statistical information in order to analyse the economic, social and environmental situation of the region.
RECOMMANDATION NO.45

Recommandation No. 45 – Normes minimales pour les agents et courtiers maritimes

24 Mar 2022
L’agent maritime est le coordonnateur de l’escale d’un navire. Il représente l’armateur ou l’affréteur de ce navire auprès des autorités, des prestataires de services et des autres parties, et veille au déroulement fluide, efficace et efficient de l’escale. Le courtier maritime, lui, joue le rôle...
RECOMMENDATION NO.45

Recommendation No. 45 – Minimum Standards for Ship Agents and Ship Brokers

24 Mar 2022
The ship agent is the coordinator of the port call, representing the ship owner or charterer before the authorities, service providers and other parties and ensuring the smooth, effective, and efficient execution of the call. A ship broker brings the ship and the cargo together to perform the voy...