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GUIDELINES PRODUCING LEADING COMP

Guidelines on Producing Leading, Composite and Sentiment Indicators

16 Dec 2019
Leading, composite and sentiment indicators offer a powerful way of communication of statistical information and reaching out to users of statistics. The indicators can provide relevant and timely information on aspects of the economy and the social society that are not covered by other statistic...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2018/19

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2018-2019

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
12 Dec 2019
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2018-2019 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end-user: from roundwood and primary processed products t...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS TESTS #7 (R)

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Seventh Revised Edition (Russian language)

7th Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria (Russian)
24 Jul 2020
This publication contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals presenting physical h...
MANUAL OF TESTS & CRITERIA #7

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Seventh Revised Edition

7th Revised Edition

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
12 Dec 2019
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
MANUEL D

Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Septième édition révisée

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
12 Dec 2019
Le « Manuel d’épreuves et de critères » contient des critères, des méthodes d’épreuve et des procédures qu’il convient d’appliquer pour classer les marchandises dangereuses conformément aux dispositions des « Recommandations des Nations Unies relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses, R...
INFORME SOBRE DESAR HUMANO 2019

Informe Sobre Desarrollo Humano 2019

Más allá del ingreso, más allá de los promedios, más allá del presente - Desigualdades del desarrollo humano en el siglo XXI

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Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano
3 Aug 2020
Desigualdades del desarrollo humano constituyen un obstáculo crucial para hacer realidad la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible. No son únicamente disparidades en términos de ingreso y riqueza. Tampoco pueden explicarse utilizando únicamente medidas sintéticas de desigualdad centradas en un...
RAPPORT DEV HUMAIN 2019

Rapport sur le développement humain 2019

Au-delà des revenus, des moyennes et du temps présent - les inégalités de développement humain au XXIe siècle

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Rapport sur le Développement Humain 
30 Mar 2020
Inégalités de développement humain constituent une entrave à la réalisation du Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030. Elles ne se résument pas à des écarts de revenus et de richesses, et l’on ne peut en rendre compte au moyen de simples indicateurs synthétiques unidimensionnels. Ell...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2019

Human Development Report 2019

Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today - Inequalities in Human Development in the 21st Century

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Human Development Report
9 Dec 2019
Inequalities in human development are a roadblock to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They are not just about disparities in income and wealth. They cannot be accounted for simply by using summary measures of inequality that focus on a single dimension. And they will shape t...
IMPACT RAPID TECH CHANGE SUST DEV

The Impact of Rapid Technological Change on Sustainable Development

6 Mar 2020
The publication seeks to deepen the understanding of the impact of rapid technological change on sustainable development, especially the consequences for the central principle of the 2030 Agenda of “leaving no one behind”, and the implications for the science, technology and innovation community....
TRADE POLICIES COMBAT INEQUALITIES

Trade Policies for Combating Inequalities

Equal Opportunities to Firms, Workers and Countries

23 Oct 2019
In the last four decades, international trade, along with finance and technology, has been instrumental in the development process of many countries. Trade reforms undertaken in developing countries have been accompanied by more rapid economic growth, leading to a reduction in income gaps and low...
DRIVERS OF ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS

Drivers of Illicit Financial Flows

6 Aug 2019
This study offers a comparative analysis of 42 countries, examining common trends among causes leading to illicit cross-border money transfers. Its findings support existing theoretical frameworks on the key drivers of illicit financial flows. Our analysis has identified that most countries that...
STRENGTH EFFORT PREVENT EXTREMISM

Strengthening Efforts to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism

Good Practices and Lessons Learned for a Comprehensive Approach to Rehabilitation and Reintegration of VEOs

6 Aug 2019
This publication is based on the work conducted and the knowledge collected by UNICRI in the past 15 years by implementing counter-terrorism projects. The book will contribute to the PVE/CVE international debate, especially concerning lessons learned and challenges in the rehabilitation and reint...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 1997 R

Report on the World Social Situation 1997 (Russian language)

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...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 1997 C

Report on the World Social Situation 1997 (Chinese language)

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...
RPT WORLD SOCIAL SITUATION 1997 A

Report on the World Social Situation 1997 (Arabic language)

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...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2019

The Least Developed Countries Report 2019

The Present and Future of External Development Finance - Old Dependence, New Challenges

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Least Developed Countries Report
19 Nov 2019
This report provides a comprehensive source of socio-economic analysis and data on the world's most impoverished countries. It calls for least developed countries (LDCs) to ensure that external finance from all sources is directed to national development priorities, and urges the international co...
WORLD SOCIAL REPORT 2020

World Social Report 2020

Inequality in a Rapidly Changing World

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World Social Report
18 Feb 2020
This report examines the links between inequality and other major global trends (or megatrends), with a focus on technological change, climate change, urbanization and international migration. The analysis pays particular attention to poverty and labour market trends, as they mediate the distribu...
EL ESTADO LA SEGURIDAD ALIM 2019

El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y nutrición en el mundo 2019

Protegerse frente a la desaceleración y el debilitamiento de la economía

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El estado de la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición en el mundo
15 Jul 2019
Este importante informe anual ofrece información actualizada sobre la prevalencia de la subalimentación en todo el mundo y el número absoluto de personas que padecen hambre, así como estimaciones más recientes de una serie de metas mundiales en materia de nutrición. La edición de este año, que se...
LETAT DE LA SECURITE ALIMEN 2019

L'état de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde 2019

Se prémunir contre les ralentissements et les fléchissements économiques

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L'état de la securité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde
15 Jul 2019
Ce grand rapport annuel fait le point sur la prévalence de la sous-alimentation dans le monde et le nombre absolu de personnes souffrant de faim, ainsi que sur les dernières estimations concernant un certain nombre de cibles nutritionelles mondiales. L'édition de cette année examine le rôle du ra...
STATE OF FOOD SECUR & NUTRIT 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
19 Jul 2019
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World gives updates on the prevalence of undernourishment globally and the absolute number of undernourished, as well as the latest estimates for a number of global nutrition targets. This latest edition looks at the role of economic slowdowns and d...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2010/11 A

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2010-2011 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
16 Jul 2012
This book assesses feasible financing strategies for policymakers to follow in pursuance of human development, taking as reference the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and their achievement by 2015. These strategies are analyzed in the context of broader concerns of economic de...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2009/10 A

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2009-2010 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
5 Jan 2012
This year's Survey looks at the effect that the global financial crisis has had on economies and social development in the Western Asia region. The Survey shows that while some economies have weathered the global recession well, the impact on others has been significant. It is possible that the n...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2012

State of Commodity Dependence 2012

Series:
The State of Commodity Dependence
11 May 2012
The State of Commodity Dependence 2012 was prepared by the Special Unit on Commodities (SUC) of UNCTAD. This document aims to provide an individual country overview of the commodity-related situation of 154 developing countries. This publication also contains graphs which present a regional and g...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2014

State of Commodity Dependence 2014

Series:
The State of Commodity Dependence
19 Apr 2015
The 2014 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 135 individual country profiles presenting various that are comparable across countries. For every country, reference data are also provided in order to allow comparison over time and to facilitate anaylsis among countries and regions...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2017

2017 Electricity Profiles

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
3 Apr 2020
This publication contains electricity profiles for about 230 countries and territories, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for most countries, on an internationally comparable basi...