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LETAT DE LA SECURITE ALIMEN 2018

L'état de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde 2018

Renforcer la résilience face aux changements climatiques pour la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition

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L'état de la securité alimentaire et de la nutrition dans le monde
13 May 2019
De nouveaux éléments publiés dans le SOFI 2018 confirment une augmentation de la faim dans le monde : le nombre de personnes souffrant de la faim a augmenté au cours des trois dernières années, revenant aux niveaux d'il y a près de dix ans. De nombreuses formes de malnutrition sont évidentes dans...
EOR 2019 SUPP19 ANNUAL RPT ESCAP

Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2019

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Annual Report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
11 Oct 2019
The Annual Report chronicles the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific’s achievements and future goals, against a backdrop of major global shifts sweeping across the economic, social and environmental landscape. UNESCAP promotes rigorous analysis and peer learning...
INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFIC NON-TARIFF

International Classification of Non-Tariff Measures 2019

23 Oct 2019
Non-tariff measures are generally defined as policy measures other than ordinary customs tariffs that can potentially have an economic effect on international trade in goods, changing quantities traded, or prices or both. Since this definition is broad, a detailed classification is of critical im...
PRACTICAL GUIDE ECONOMICS ANALYSIS

A Practical Guide to the Economic Analysis of Non-Tariff Measures

30 Mar 2020
A Practical Guide to the Economic Analysis of Non-Tariff Measures is a joint-publication by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the World Trade Organization. This publication provides the main tools for the analysis and empirical assessment of the trade effects of Non-Tarif...
VOLUNTARY PEER REVIEW: INDONESIA

Voluntary Peer Review of Consumer Protection Law and Policy: Indonesia

9 May 2020
UNCTAD serves as the focal point within the United Nations Secretariat for all matters related to consumer protection policy. UNCTAD promotes the United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection and encourages Member States to create awareness of the many ways in which Member States, businesses ...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2013 (A)

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2013-2014 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
2 Jan 2015
The Arab region saw slower economic growth in 2013, mainly because of the moderate growth of major oil-exporting countries, represented by the member countries of Gulf Cooperation Council. While GCC countries are on a stable recovery path, the polarization of economic performance among Arab count...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #127 04/2019

Revista de la CEPAL No.127, Abril 2019

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Revista de la CEPAL
28 May 2019
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 ...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2012 (A)

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2012-2013 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
18 Mar 2014
The Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region 2012-2013 assesses the most recent economic and social developments of Arab countries, using the data that became available by the 2nd quarter of 2013. The immediate policy challenge for most of Arab countries is to create employmen...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2011/12 (A)

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2011-2012 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
18 Mar 2013
The Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region 2011-2012 assesses the most recent economic and social developments in the Arab region, using the data that became available by the 2nd quarter of 2012. It found that GDP growth performance between major oil producers and the rest o...
CEPAL REVIEW #126 12/2018

CEPAL Review No.126, December 2018

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CEPAL Review
28 May 2019
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...
CHRONIQUE ONU V45 #1 2008

Chronique ONU Vol.XLV No.1 2008

Un partenariat pour le développement

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UN Chronicle
15 Jan 2009
Un incontournable pour tout citoyen du monde concerné, la Chronique de Nations Unies est un trimestriel, facile a lire qui synthétise le travail des Nations Unies et de ses agences. Produit par le Département de Nations Unies de Renseignements Publics, chaque édition couvre une large gamme d’acti...
LOGROS DESAFIOS INTEGRACION CENTRO

Logros y desafíos de la integración centroamericana

Aportes de la CEPAL

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
11 Jun 2019
El proyecto de integración centroamericana empezó en 1951 de la mano de las propuestas intelectuales y el apoyo técnico de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL). Desde entonces, la CEPAL ha trabajado con los países centroamericanos en la elaboración de propuestas para su d...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2019

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019

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Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
11 Jul 2019
This report is the product of the contributions of nations, public and private risk-related science and research experts, amongst others. It contributes to achieving the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through monitoring risk patterns a...
ASIA PACIF SDG PROG RPT 2019

Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2019

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Asia and the Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Indicator-based Progress Report
20 Jun 2019
The main objective of this report is to assess regional and subregional progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets. It highlights areas of SDGs where the region has made progress and areas that need collective decisions for prioritizing acceleration or changin...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2016-17 (A)

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2016-2017 (Arabic Language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
31 Jan 2018
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
TRANS CORP V26 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.1

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Transnational Corporations
19 Jul 2019
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (P)

Situação da População Mundial 2019

Um Trabaho Inacabado - A Busca por Direitos e Escolas para Todos e Todas

10 Apr 2019
O relatório descreve a luta por direitos e escolhas nos últimos 50 anos e mostra como o UNFPA desempenhou um papel crítico em ajudar mulheres e adolescentes a superar os diversos e crescentes obstáculos ao acesso a informações e serviços, tendo os mesmos direitos e oportunidades que homens e meni...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (R)

State of World Population 2019 (Russian language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Russian language)
1 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (A)

State of World Population 2019 (Arabic language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
9 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
BRINGING STANDARDIZATION IN UNIVER

Bringing Standardization in University Curricula

Making the Case

3 May 2019
This paper advocates for integrating education about standardization into the curricula of educational establishments. It presents evidence of the relevance of standards for policymakers and business executives as well as professionals. It then reviews the efforts of UNECE since 2012 to date to i...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2003

UN Global E-Government Survey 2003

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United Nations E-Government Survey
22 Jan 2004
Governments have the critical responsibility to pursue policies and measures to build resilience and assist those most affected by shocks in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They must find ways to anticipate disasters and shocks and lower their impact. Digital technologies are ...
BUILD RESILIENCE SAFE ACCESS

Building Resilience through Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE)

Moving towards a Comprehensive SAFE Framework

7 May 2019
Globally, nearly 3 billion people rely on traditional biomass, such as fuelwood, charcoal or animal waste, as sources of fuel for cooking and heating. The multi-sectoral challenges related to energy access make it crucial to view the issue in a broader frame. FAO's work on Safe Access to Fuel and...
CROSSING BOUNDARIES: LEGAL POL

Crossing Boundaries

Legal and Policy Arrangements for Cross-border Pastoralism

6 May 2019
This report examines how pastoral mobility has been impacted by the creation of unnatural boundaries within landscapes and how societies cope with these constraints through legal or informal arrangements. There are many examples from around the world of efforts to facilitate transboundary movemen...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON BELARUS

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management

Belarus

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Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
20 Sep 2019
The Country Profile of Belarus focuses on the nation's housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainable cities, and the legal and institutional framework...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2019

World Investment Report 2019

Special Economic Zones

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
19 Jul 2019
This report focuses on special economic zones (SEZs) which are widely used across most developing and many developed economies. It explores the place of SEZs in today’s global investment landscape and provides guidance for policymakers on how to make SEZs work for sustainable development. It pres...
NATL ACCTS STUDIES ARAB REG #37

National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, Bulletin No.37 (English and Arabic languages)

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National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region
18 Jun 2019
This publication presents available data and ESCWA estimates of GDP at both current and constant prices, in addition to the consolidated national accounts for each ESCWA Member State during a five years period and the estimated real GDP growth for year of publication.It is intended for economists...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2019

World Public Sector Report 2019

Sustainable Development Goal 16: Focus on Public Institutions

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World Public Sector Report
19 Jul 2019
This report looks at national-level developments in relation to several concepts highlighted in the targets of Goal 16, which are viewed as institutional principles: access to information, transparency, accountability, anti-corruption, inclusiveness of decision-making processes, and non-discrimin...
EXAMEN POLITIQUE L

Examen de la politique d'investissement du Tchad

14 Jun 2019
L’EPI du Tchad, réalisé à la demande du Gouvernement, est basé une analyse approfondie des politiques de développement du pays, du climat des affaires et des institutions ayant un rôle à jouer en matière d’investissement. Il vise à proposer une série de recommandations concrètes pour améliorer le...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2015 (A)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 (Arabic language)

Transforming Governance

4 Nov 2015
In most societies, millions of people make significant contributions to economic and social development through voluntary action. This report supports a better understanding of volunteerism by exhibiting its universality, scope and reach, and by highlighting new trends in the 21st century. It exa...
STATE OF WORLDS VOLUNTEER 2015 (G)

State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 (German language)

Transforming Governance

18 Jul 2015
In most societies, millions of people make significant contributions to economic and social development through voluntary action. This report supports a better understanding of volunteerism by exhibiting its universality, scope and reach, and by highlighting new trends in the 21st century. It exa...