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STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2012 (A)

State of World Population 2012 (Arabic language)

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

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 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 ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2013 (R)

State of World Population 2013 (Russian language)

Motherhood in Childhood - Facing the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy

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State of World Population (Russian language)
31 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...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2013 (A)

State of World Population 2013 (Arabic language)

Motherhood in Childhood - Facing the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 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...
ESTADO POBLACION MUNDIAL 2013

Estado de la población mundial 2013

Maternidad en la niñez - Enfrentar el reto del embarazo en adolescentes

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Estado de la Población Mundial
31 Dec 2013
El Estado de la Población Mundial es un informe anual publicado por el Fondo de Población de las Naciones Unidas (UNFPA). Cada edición cubre y analiza los desarrollos y las tendencias de la población mundial y la demografía, y hace énfasis en regiones específicas, países y grupos de población y l...
ETAT POPULATION MONDIALE 2013

État de la population mondiale 2013

La mère-enfant - Face aux défis de la grossesse chez l’adolescente

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État de la population mondiale
31 Dec 2013
L'état de la population mondiale est un rapport annuel publié par le Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population (FNUAP). Chaque édition couvre et analyse les évolutions et les tendances de la population mondiale et de la démographie et approfondit la recherche concernant les régions, les pays et ...
BIODEGRAD PLASTIC & MAR LITTER

Biodegradable Plastics & Marine Litter

Misconceptions, Concerns and Impacts on Marine Environments

3 Mar 2017
This report concludes that "the adoption of plastic products labelled as ‘biodegradable’ will not bring about a significant decrease either in the quantity of plastic entering the ocean or the risk of physical and chemical impacts on the marine environment". Indeed, biodegradable polymers degrade...
CONVENTION TRANSBOUNDARY EFFECTS

Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

As Amended on 15 December 2015

9 Jun 2017
The publication presents in English, French and Russian the text of this multilateral environmental agreement, the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, as amended on 15 December 2015. The Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents is a United Natio...
OPTIONS FOR DECOUPLING ECONOMIC GR

Options for Decoupling Economic Growth from Water use and Water Pollution

A report of the Water Working Group of the International Resource Panel

17 Feb 2017
As the World population approaches nine billion, nearly half of all people could suffer water stress by 2030 as a result of accelerating urbanization, new consumption habits and climate change. This report provides option for a viable and sustainable alternative; one that swaps economic growth fu...
UNSCEAR RPT 2016

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2016 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
25 Apr 2017
This report assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. Scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report with two underpinning scientific annexes. The first annex recapitulates and clarifies the ph...
RADIATION EFFECTS & SOURCES

Radiation Effects and Sources

What is radiation? What does radiation do to us? Where does radiation come from?

5 Dec 2016
This publication is based on the major scientific reports of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) published in the last 25 years and aims to expand public knowledge on levels of exposure to ionizing radiation and possible associated effects. This pu...
GAOR 70TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2015

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2015 Report

Sixty-second session (1-5 June 2015)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
28 Oct 2016
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...
UNSCEAR RPT 1988 IONIZING RADIATIO

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1988 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
8 Aug 1988
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1982

Ionizing Radiation, Sources and Biological Effects, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1982 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
17 Dec 1982
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1972

Ionizing Radiation, Levels and Effects, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1972 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
24 Aug 1972
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1977

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1977 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
27 Apr 1977
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1969

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1969 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
23 Oct 1969
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1966

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1966 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
7 Sep 1966
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1964

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1964 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
20 Dec 1964
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1962

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1962 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
2 Aug 1962
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1958

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1958 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
3 Nov 1958
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
TERMINOLOGY & INFO DRUGS #3 (R)

Terminology and Information on Drugs (Russian language)

Third edition

14 Dec 2016
The UNODC publication “Terminology and Information on Drugs” introduces basic concepts and materials on substances under international control, which are most frequently manufactured or processed and/or abused, as well as definitions of scientific terms used in this context. It seeks to collate b...
TERMINOLOGY & INFORMATION DRUGS #3

Terminology and Information on Drugs

Third edition

24 May 2016
The UNODC publication “Terminology and Information on Drugs” introduces basic concepts and materials on substances under international control, which are most frequently manufactured or processed and/or abused, as well as definitions of scientific terms used in this context. It seeks to collate b...
TRENDS CONTRACEPTIVE USE 2015

Trends in Contraceptive Use Worldwide 2015

31 Mar 2016
Comprehensive and timely estimates on global trends in family planning are critical for assessing current and future contraceptive demand and setting policy priorities to ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and the realization of reproductive rights. This report presents a c...
UNSCEAR RPT 2012 IONIZING RADIATIO

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2012 Report

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

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
25 Apr 2016
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
DISABILITY AT GLANCE 2015

Disability at a Glance 2015

Strengthening Employment Prospects for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific

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Disability at a Glance
29 Feb 2016
This publication focuses on barriers to the employment of persons with disabilities in the Asia-Pacific region and offers solutions to strengthen their employment prospects. It offers a regional overview of disability legislation, policies and practices, as well as relevant country-specific infor...
WORLD CONTRACEPTIVE PATTERNS 2015

World Contraceptive Patterns 2015 (Info Chart)

29 Dec 2015
World Contraceptive Patterns 2015 provides the latest information available about contraceptive prevalence, by method, and unmet need for family planning for countries and regions of the world.