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ABORTION POLICIES REPRO HEALTH

Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health Around the World

Series:
Population Studies
18 Dec 2014
The report on Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health Around the World provides up-to-date information on Government policies on abortion and related reproductive health issues for all 193 Member States, 2 Observer States and 2 non-member States of the United Nations. The report provides change...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2014

World Drug Report 2014

Series:
World Drug Report
1 Aug 2014
The World Drug Report provides an annual overview of the major developments in drug markets for the various drug categories, ranging from production to trafficking, including development of new routes and modalities, as well as consumption. Chapter 1 of the World Drug Report 2014 provides a globa...
UNSCEAR RPT 2013 V1 IONIZING (J)

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2013 Report, Part I (Japanese language)

Levels and effects of radiation exposure due to the nuclear accident after the 2011 great East-Japan earthquake and tsunami

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
1 Dec 2015
This publication, the first of two volumes of scientific annexes, provides a detailed review of scientific material that underpins the Committee's evaluation of the radiation doses and effects due to the accident which occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station on 11 March 2011. It c...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #5 (R)

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

Fifth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Russian)
26 May 2015
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards. It provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals and aims at enhancing the protection of human health a...
UNSCEAR RPT 2013 V1 IONIZING RADIA

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2013 Report, Volume I

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annex A - Levels and Effects of Radiation Exposure Due to the Nuclear Accident After the 2011 Great East-Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
10 Nov 2014
This publication, the first of two volumes of scientific annexes, provides a detailed review of scientific material that underpins the Committee's evaluation of the radiation doses and effects due to the accident which occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station on 11 March 2011. It c...
CONVENTION RGHTS PERSON DISAB

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Training Guide

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
1 Aug 2014
The Training Guide is for facilitators of training courses on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol who are already familiar with the international human rights system. The Convention challenges customs and behaviour based on stereotypes, prejudices, ...
CONV MODELO NAC UNID SOBRE DOBLE

Convención sobre los derechos de las personas con discapacidad Guía de formación Nº 19

Guía de formación Nº 19 - Serie de capacitación profesional

27 Oct 2014
Aunque se ha procedido rápidamente a la ratificación de la Convención sobre los Derechos de las Personas con Discapacidad y su Protocolo facultativo, los conocimientos sobre el modo de aplicarlos y supervisar su observancia no se han desarrollado al mismo ritmo. La presente Guía de formación sobr...
CONVENT RELAT AUX DROITS DES

Convention relative aux droits des personnes handicapées - Guide de formation Nº 19

Guide de formation Nº 19 - Série sur la formation professionnelle

27 Oct 2014
The Training Guide is for facilitators of training courses on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol who are already familiar with the international human rights system. The Convention challenges customs and behaviour based on stereotypes, prejudices, ...
UNSCEAR RPT 2013 V2 IONIZING RADIA

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2013 Report, Volume II

Scientific Annex B - Effects of Radiation Exposure of Children

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
13 Feb 2014
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 parts of scien...
GLOBAL STUDY ON HOMICIDE 2013

Global Study on Homicide 2013

Trends, Contexts, Data

Series:
Global Study on Homicide
1 Aug 2014
The Global Study on Homicide 2013 is based on comprehensive data from more than 200 countries/territories, and examines and analyses patterns and trends in homicide at the global, regional, national and sub-national levels. Such analysis is fundamental to understanding the various factors and dyn...
SAVING LIVES TODAY & TOMORROW

Saving Lives Today and Tomorrow

Managing the Risk of Humanitarian Crises

27 May 2014
The premise of this report is that most humanitarian crises are to some extent predictable and preventable. With new and old risks increasing the pressure on the international humanitarian system, it looks at ways in which the system can be improved and transformed to better anticipate, prevent a...
GAOR 68TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2013

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation 2013

Sixtieth session (27-31 May 2013)

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
30 Oct 2013
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...
GAOR 67TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation 2012

Fifty-ninth session (21-25 May 2012)

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
14 Oct 2013
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...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2013

State of World Population 2013

Motherhood in Childhood - Facing the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy

Series:
State of World Population
15 Dec 2013
The newest edition of the UNFP flagship report offers a wide range of insights on the impact that teenage pregnancies can have on the health of young girls, their education and their lives. In this publication, a certain number of necessary recommendations are made, more precisely actions that go...
WORLD ABORTION POLICI 2013 (CHART)

World Abortion Policies 2013 (Wall Chart)

19 Jun 2013
The World Abortion Policies 2013 wall chart provides up-to-date and objective information on abortion policies, that is, legal grounds on which induced abortion is permitted, for each of 193 Member and 3 non-member States of the United Nations. The wall chart includes information on seven legal g...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #5

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

Quinta Edición Revisada

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Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
30 Oct 2013
El Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA) trata de la clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos por tipos de peligro. Proporciona la base para la armonización a escala mundial de los requisitos y reglamentaciones aplicables a dichos product...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #5

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

Cinquième Edition Révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
31 Jul 2013
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2012

State of World Population 2012

By Choice, Not by Chance - Family Planning, Human Rights and Development

Series:
State of World Population
10 Dec 2012
Family planning is a human right. Still, 222 million women in developing countries do not have access to contraception and are at risk of unplanned pregnancy that can cause health complications and financial hardship. The State of the World Population 2012 explains why family planning is a right ...
DISABILITY AT GLANCE 2012

Disability at a Glance 2012

Strengthening the Evidence Base in Asia and the Pacific

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Disability at a Glance
22 May 2013
With the conclusion of the Asia and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012, and the proclamation of the new Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022, UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific members and associate members and key stakeholders have a...
NO ONE LEFT BEHIND SANITATION EUR

No One Left Behind

Good Practices to Ensure Equitable Access to Water and Sanitation in the Pan-European Region

28 Feb 2013
This publication presents good practices and lessons learned from throughout the pan-European region on the policies and measures to be enacted to provide equitable access to water and sanitation. It distinguishes three key dimensions of equitable access: geographical disparities; specific barrie...
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

Aucun laissé-pour-compte

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

Series:
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)

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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...