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STATE WORLDS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 2ND

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples' Access to Health Services

Series:
State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
7 Mar 2016
This publication sets out to examine the major challenges for indigenous peoples to obtain adequate access to and utilization of quality health care services. It provides an important background to many of the health issues that indigenous peoples are currently facing. Improving indigenous people...
ASIA PACIFIC CTRIES SPEC NEED 2015

Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2015

Building Productive Capacities to Overcome Structural Challenges

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Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report
14 Jan 2016
This publication aims to inform policymakers of the development challenges and prospects of the region's 36 least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States. It focuses on productive capacities and economic diversification, which play a critical role i...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #6 (R)

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

Sixth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Russian)
13 Jan 2016
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...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #6

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

Sixth Revised Edition

Series:
Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
13 Jan 2016
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...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #6

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

Sixth Revised Edition

Series:
Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
4 Jun 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...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2015

World Drug Report 2015

Series:
World Drug Report
10 Sep 2015
The World Drug Report provides an annual overview of recent developments for various drug categories. Chapter one of the World Drug Report 2015 provides a global overview of the latest developments with respect to opiates, cocaine, cannabis and synthetic drugs, ranging from production to traffick...
GAOR 69TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2014

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation 2014

Sixty-first Session (21-25 July 2014)

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
31 May 2015
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...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #6

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

Sixth revised edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
29 Jul 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...
FROM EXCLUSION TO EQUALITY

From Exclusion to Equality

Realizing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Series:
Handbook for Parliamentarians
25 Mar 2015
Parliaments and parliamentarians have a key role to play in promoting and protecting human rights. This Handbook aims to assist parliamentarians and others in efforts to realize the Convention so that persons with disabilities can achieve the transition from exclusion to equality. It seeks to rai...
GDLNS FOR NATL WASTE MNGMT

Guidelines for National Waste Management Strategies

Moving from Challenges to Opportunities

4 Feb 2015
In June 2012 the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development adopted, as part of the main outcome document, “The Future we Want”, a call for countries to develop and enforce comprehensive national and local waste management policies, strategies, laws, and regulations. This call was a res...
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

Series:
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

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...
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, ...
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, ...
CONVENT RGHTS PERSON DISABIL (A)

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Arabic language)

A Training Guide, No. 19

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...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #5

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

Cinquième Edition Révisée

Series:
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...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #5

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

Quinta Edición Revisada

Series:
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...
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 ...