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HIV AIDS & SECURITY SECTOR AFRICA

HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa

28 Apr 2012
Throughout history, communicable diseases have weakened the capacity of state institutions to perform core security functions, which compelled many African countries to initiate policies aimed at addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the armed forces, police and prisons. These policies address: 1)...
AUCUN LAISSE POUR COMPTE

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Bonnes pratiques pour un accès équitable à l'eau et à l'assainissement dans la région paneuropéenne

25 Feb 2013
Cette publication présente des bonnes pratiques et des enseignements provenant de toute la région paneuropéenne relatifs aux politiques et aux mesures à mettre en oeuvre afin de parvenir à un accès équitable à l’eau et à l’assainissement.
HIV IN ASIA PACIFIC GETTING ZERO

HIV in Asia and the Pacific

Getting to Zero

31 Dec 2011
While the region has seen impressive gains – including a 20% drop in new HIV infections since 2001 and a three-fold increase in access to antiretroviral therapy since 2006 – progress is threatened by an inadequate focus on key populations at higher risk of HIV infection and insufficient funding f...
ASIA PACIFIC REG MDG RPT 2011/12

Asia-Pacific Regional MDG Report 2011/12

Accelerating Equitable Achievement of the MDGs - Closing Gaps in Health and Nutrition Outcomes

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Asia-Pacific MDG Study Series
19 Sep 2012
Chapter 1, Taking stock of updated MDG status and trends, present the MDG progress in the Asia-Pacific region using the “traffic lights” method demonstrating the slow progress, off-track, on-track and early achiever MDG targets, highlighting the progress and challenges among countries in the regi...
GAOR 66TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2011

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2011 Report

Fifty-eighth session (23-27 May 2011)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
23 Aug 2011
Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation by General Assembly resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to undertake broad assessments of the sources of ionizing radiation and its effects on human healt...
CHRONIQUE ONU V48 #1 2011

Chronique ONU Vol. XLVIII No.1 2011

VIH/SIDA - La quatrième décennie

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Chronique ONU
11 Oct 2011
Le premier numéro de 2011 s’intéresse à la lutte contre le VIH/sida qui entre dans sa quatrième décennie. Sa parution coïncide avec la tenue de la réunion de haut niveau de l'Assemblée générale sur le sida en juin 2011. Ce volume passe en revue les enseignements tirés de l’expérience des premiers...
UN CHRONICLE V48 #1 2011

UN Chronicle Vol. XLVIII No.1 2011

HIV/AIDS - The Fourth Decade

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UN Chronicle
29 Jun 2011
The first issue of 2011 focuses on the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS, now entering its fourth decade. Coinciding with the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS in June 2011, the issue looks back at lessons learned from the earliest advocates that fought bravely against the virus and th...
UNSCEAR RPT 2010 (M)

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2010

Fifty-seventh Session, Includes Scientific Report: Summary of Low-dose Radiation Effects on Health

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
21 Sep 2011
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. It consolidates and summarizes, in simple terms, the Committee’s detailed understanding on the epidemiological and mechanistic studies for assess...
UNSCEAR RPT 2008 V2

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2008 Report, Volume II

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes C, D and E - Effects

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
27 Jun 2011
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR's scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This is the second of two volumes of sci...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #4

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Fourth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
29 Jun 2011
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards and provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations used, to this end, in various sectors (transport, agriculture, work...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #4

Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de Clasificación y Etiquetado de Productos Químicos (SGA): Cuarto Edición Revisada

Cuarto Edición Revisada

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Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
26 Jul 2011
El Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA) proporciona los criterios para su clasificación y etiquetado por tipos de peligro y constituye la base para la armonización mundial de los requisitos y reglamentaciones aplicables con ese fin en distintos ...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #4

Système Général Harmonisé de Classification et d'étiquetage des Produits Chimiques (SGH) - Quatriéme Edition Révisée

Quatriéme Edition Révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
8 Jul 2011
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit les critères pour laclassification des produits chimiqueset leur étiquetage par types de danger et fournit une base pour l’harmonisation mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations y relatives dan...
TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE POLICY

Traditional Knowledge in Policy and Practice

Approaches to Development and Human Well-Being

8 Dec 2010
Traditional knowledge (TK) has contributed immensely to shaping development and human well-being. Its influence spans a variety of sectors, including agriculture, health, education and governance. However, in today’s world, TK is increasingly underrepresented or under-utilized. Further, while the...
AGEING HUMAN RGHTS & PUBL POL

Ageing, Human Rights and Public Policies

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ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
16 Sep 2010
The book sets out the framework of rights-based social protection policies and how they apply to the particular situation of the elderly population and looks at the status of older persons in terms of income security, access to health and inclusive environments. It also examines the impacts of po...
CHRONIQUE ONU V47 #2 2010

Chronique ONU Vol. XLVII No.2 2010

Réaliser les objectifs de la santé dans le monde

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Chronique ONU
19 Oct 2010
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...
UN CHRONICLE V47 #2 2010

UN Chronicle Vol. XLVII No.2 2010

Achieving Global Health

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UN Chronicle
3 Aug 2010
A must-read for every concerned world citizen, the United Nations Chronicle is a quarterly, easy-to-read report on the work of the United Nations and its agencies. Produced by the United Nations Department of Public Information, every issue covers a wide range United Nations related activities: f...
UNSCEAR RPT 2008 V1

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2008 Report, Volume I

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes A and B - Sources

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
7 Oct 2010
Exposure to radiation has origins such as medical diagnosis and therapeutic procedures; nuclear weapons production and testing; as well as occupations that entail increased exposure to artificial or naturally occurring sources of radiation. Since the establishment on of the United Nations Scienti...
METODOS RECOMEND IDENT CANNABIS

Métodos Recomendados para la Identificación y el Análisis del Cannabis y los Productos del Cannabis

Manual para Uso de Laboratorios Nacionales de Estupefacientes (Revisado y actualizado)

29 Apr 2010
El presente manual es una versión actualizada y ampliamente revisada del manual sobre “Métodos recomendados para el ensayo del cannabis” (ST/NAR/8), que se publicó en 1987. En su elaboración se han tenido en cuenta los avances producidos en materia de tecnología analítica y aspectos científicos s...
PARTNERSHIPS FOR WOMENS HEALTH

Partnerships for Women's Health

Striving for Best Practice within the UN Global Compact

1 Dec 2009
Every minute, at least one woman dies from pregnancy or childbirth complications; a further 20 suffer injury, infection or disease. Despite medical advances, and years of national and international policy declarations, this tragic situation remains particularly severe in developing countries, vio...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #3

Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de Clasificación y Etiquetado de Productos Químicos (SGA): Tercera Edición Revisada

Tercera Edición Revisada

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Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
2 Feb 2010
El SGA trata de la clasificación de los productos químicos por tipos de peligro y propone los elementos de comunicación correspondientes a dichos peligros, incluidas las etiquetas y las fichas de datos de seguridad. El objetivo del SGA es garantizar la disponibilidad de la información sobre los p...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #3 (R)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Russian language)

Third Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Russian)
4 Dec 2009
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #3 (C)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese language)

Third Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese)
18 Aug 2010
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #3 (A)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Arabic language)

Third Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Arabic)
28 Sep 2010
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #16

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Sixteenth Revised Edition

Model Regulations - Sixteenth Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
15 Aug 2009
These recommendations have been developed in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the requirement to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment. They are addressed to governments and ...
IMPLEMENT MILLEN DEV GOALS HEALTH

Implementing the Millennium Development Goals

Health Inequality and the Role of Global Health Partnerships

19 Oct 2009
This Note examines the extent of health inequalities within and between countries and analyses ways in which global health partnerships (GHPs) – an innovative and important vehicle for international cooperation – can alleviate health inequality so as to support developing countries in achieving i...
UNSCEAR RPT 2006 V2

Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2006 Report, Volume II

Report to the General Assembly, Scientific Annexes C, D, and E

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
2 Sep 2009
The purpose of this annex is to summarize the literature on non-targeted effects associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and, where possible, to evaluate how such effects may affect risks associated with radiation exposure, the understanding of radiation-induced carcinogenesis, and the mec...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #3

Système Général Harmonisé de Classification et d'étiquetage des Produits Chimiques (SGH) - Troisiéme édition Révisée

Troisiéme édition Révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
5 Sep 2009
Le SGH décrit la classification des produits chimiques par types de danger et propose des éléments de communication correspondant à ces dangers, y compris des étiquettes et des fiches de données de sécurité. Le SGH vise aussi à garantir que l’information sur les dangers physiques et la toxicité d...
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPH OBSERV 2008 #5

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2008, No.5

Fertility - Year III (Includes CD-ROM).

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
27 Jun 2009
This edition of the Demographic Observatory presents a series of fertility indicators estimated and projected by five-year periods. The indicators were formulated as input for the national population estimates and projections for the 20 countries of Latin America for the period 1950-2050. The fig...
INSTITUTIONAL CHANGES SANITATION

Institutional Changes for Sanitation

Discussion Paper on the Institutional Changes Required to Achieve the MDG Target on Sanitation

11 Jun 2009
This report presents the institutional progress made in selected member countries towards achieving sanitation goals, as reported in an Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)-led survey. Institutional progress consists of changes in administrative, legal and financial rul...