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REPROD HEALTH POLI 2017

Reproductive Health Policies 2017

Data Booklet

17 Dec 2018
Drawing on information published in the World Population Policies Database, this data booklet provides up-to-date information on government policies on reproductive health issues, including access to family planning, policies to promote sexual and reproductive health of adolescents, laws on abort...
BUILDING DISABILITY INCLU SOCIET

Building Disability-inclusive Societies in Asia and the Pacific

Assessing Progress of the Incheon Strategy

15 Mar 2018
One in every six persons in Asia and the Pacific has some form of disability. This amounts to 650 million men, women and children. The number is expected to rise over the next decades due to population ageing, natural disasters, chronic health conditions, road traffic injuries, poor working condi...
UNSCEAR RPT 2017 IONIZING RAD

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2017 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
2 May 2018
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. The scientific annexes provide the suppo...
ADDRESS CHALLENGES POP AGEING

Addressing the Challenges of Population Ageing in Asia and the Pacific

Implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

1 Dec 2017
The Asia-Pacific region is undergoing profound and rapid population changes. All countries in Asia and the Pacific are in the process of ageing at an unprecedented pace, although the timing and pace of this transition varies across the region. The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MI...
CHILDMOTHERS 17 STORIES ABOUT

#Childmothers

17 Stories about being a Mother while still a Child

18 Sep 2017
Meet 17 girls from five countries who have become mothers while still children. Their captivating stories provide a unique insight into their dreams, challenges and great strength. Their stories are accompanied by beautiful photos taken by acclaimed photographer Pieter ten Hoopen, whose point of...
INTEG APPRO FOR SDG PLANNING

Integrated Approaches for Sustainable Development Goals Planning

The Case of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on Water and Sanitation

3 Apr 2017
This publication provides an overview of methods available to describe, understand and measure interlinkages between the SDGs and options for their application. Further it highlights how systems thinking approach applied by ESCAP complimented tools by earlier scholars, as the most comprehensive m...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #7

Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de Clasificación y Etiquetado de Productos Químicos (SGA)

Séptima edición Revisada

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Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
13 Nov 2017
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 #7

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Septième édition révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
31 Jul 2017
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...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #7

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

Seventh revised edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
26 Jul 2017
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...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2012 (R)

State of World Population 2012 (Russian language)

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

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State of World Population (Russian 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 2012 (A)

State of World Population 2012 (Arabic language)

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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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)

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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...