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SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2020

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2020

COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
18 Sep 2020
This publication is released at a time where the world is carefully moving out of the 'great lockdown' stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, a partial or complete lockdown of the majority of economies across the globe for six weeks or longer. There are reasons to believe that this simultaneous ...
UNSCEAR RPT 2019 IONIZING RAD

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2019 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
16 Feb 2021
This publication comprises a report to the General Assembly with two underpinning scientific annexes. The first annex provides an evaluation of selected health effects and inference of risk due to radiation exposure describing five scenarios for risk evaluation. The annex presents quantitative ri...
FROM MY WINDOW

From My Window

Children at Home During COVID-19

15 Jun 2020
Written from the perspective of children who observe the world through their windows, this book for young readers looks at the lives of housebound children during the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired by true events and people from around the world, "From My Window" shows children that we all have t...
WORLD DRUG RPT 2020 SET 6 BKLTS

World Drug Report 2020 (Set of 6 Booklets)

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World Drug Report
23 Dec 2020
This report aims to improve the understanding of the world’s drug problem and to contribute towards fostering greater international cooperation for countering its impact on health, governance and security. It includes an updated overview of recent trends on production, trafficking and consumption...
EU AGRMNT INT

European Agreement on Main International Railway Lines (AGC)

Revision 4

14 Jun 2021
The European Agreement on Main International Railways Lines (AGC) was drawn up at Geneva 31 May 1985, under the aegis of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), with the objective of facilitating coordinated intergovernmental action in the development of a European rail network...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2020

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2020

Water and Climate Change

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
26 Mar 2020
This publication illustrates the critical linkages between water and climate change in the context of the broader sustainable development agenda. Supported by examples from across the world, it describes both the challenges and opportunities created by climate change, and provides potential respo...
SUSTAINABLE DEV GOALS RPT 2020

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020

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The Sustainable Development Goals Report
4 Aug 2020
This year marks the start of the Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. It is a critical period to advance a shared vision and accelerate responses to the world’s gravest challenges – from eliminating poverty and hunger to reversing climate change. Yet, in only a b...
ASIA PACIFIC CTRIES SPEC NEED 2020

Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2020

Leveraging Ocean Resources for Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

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Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report
8 Jun 2021
This annual ESCAP publication discusses issues of interest for Asia-Pacific least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS), collectively referred to as countries with special needs (CSN). The 2020 edition of the report offers an...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2019 (A)

The State of the World's Children 2019 (Arabic language)

Children, Food and Nutrition - Growing Well in a Changing World

7 Mar 2020
This report examines nutrition, providing a fresh perspective on a rapidly evolving challenge. Despite progress in the past two decades, around 200 million under-fives suffer from undernutrition. Adding to this toll is rising obesity, which affects 38 million children. All these forms of malnutri...
ESTADO MUNDIAL INFANCIA 2019

Estado mundial de la infancia 2019

Niños, alimentos y nutrición - Crecer bien en un mundo en transformación

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Estado mundial de la infancia
17 Mar 2020
Por primera vez en 20 años, el Estado Mundial de la Infancia de UNICEF examina la cuestión de los niños, los alimentos y la nutrición, aportando una nueva perspectiva sobre un problema que evoluciona rápidamente. A pesar de los progresos realizados en las dos últimas décadas, una tercera parte de...
SITUATION DES ENFANTS 2019

La Situation des enfants dans le monde 2019

Enfants, nourriture et nutrition - Bien grandir dans un monde en mutation

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Situation des enfants dans le monde
17 Mar 2020
Pour la première fois en 20 ans, le rapport La Situation des enfants dans le monde de l’UNICEF examine le problème des enfants, de la nourriture et de la nutrition, fournissant une perspective actuelle sur un problème en rapide mutation. Malgré les progrès accomplis au cours des deux dernières dé...
COMP NATL AUT INTL DRUG TRTY 2019

Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties 2019

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Competent National Authorities under the International Drug Control Treaties
13 Mar 2020
This directory lists competent national authorities empowered to issue certificates and authorization for the import and export of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; and competent national authorities empowered to regulate or enforce national controls over precursors and essential chemic...
FINANCING SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2020

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2020

Financing for Sustainable Development Report

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
9 Apr 2020
The global economic recession and financial turmoil from Covid-19 are derailing implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Even before the pandemic, this report of the Inter-agency Task Force noted that there was backsliding in man...
PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES STAT 2019

Psychotropic Substances 2019

Statistics for 2018 - Assessments of Annual Medical and Scientific Requirements for Substances in Schedules II, III and IV of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971

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Psychotropic Substances / Substances Psychotropes / Sustancias Sicotrópicas
9 Oct 2020
This publication provides up-to-date comprehensive statistics as well as assessments of annual medical and scientific requirements concerning psychotropic substances; the various levels of consumption of groups of the substances, and also the prohibitions and restrictions relative to their export...
PRECURSORS CHEMICAL FREQ USED 2019

Precursors and Chemicals Frequently Used in the Illicit Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 2019

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Precursors and Chemicals Frequently Used in the Illicit Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
16 Feb 2021
This report summarizes the actions taken by Governments and by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) on precursors to prevent chemical diversion and to implement the provisions of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 198...
PRECURSORS CHEMICAL FREQ 2019 (A)

Precursors and Chemicals Frequently Used in the Illicit Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 2019 (Arabic language)

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Precursors and Chemicals Frequently Used in the Illicit Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Arabic)
5 Nov 2020
This report summarizes the actions taken by Governments and by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) on precursors to prevent chemical diversion and to implement the provisions of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 198...
PRECURSORS CHEMICAL FREQ 2019 (C)

Precursors and Chemicals Frequently Used in the Illicit Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 2019 (Chinese language)

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Precursors and Chemicals Frequently Used in the Illicit Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Chinese)
31 Oct 2020
This report summarizes the actions taken by Governments and by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) on precursors to prevent chemical diversion and to implement the provisions of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 198...
PRECURSORES SUSTAN QUIMI 2019

Precursores y sustancias químicas frecuentemente utilizados para la fabricación ilícita de estupefacientes y sustancias sicotrópicas 2019

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Precursores y sustancias químicas frecuentemente utilizados para la fabricación ilícita de estupefacientes y sustancias sicotrópicas
31 Oct 2020
Desde hace más de 20 años y de conformidad con el mandato que se le encomendó en virtud de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas contra el Tráfico Ilícito de Estupefacientes y Sustancias Sicotrópicas de 1988, así como las distintas resoluciones aprobadas por el Consejo de Seguridad, el Consejo Eco...
PRECURSEUR PROD CHIMIQU 2019

Précurseurs et produits chimiques fréquemment utilisés dans la fabrication illicite de stupéfiants et de substances psychotropes 2019

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Précurseurs et Produits Chimiques Fréquemment Utilisés dans la Fabrication Illicite de Stupéfiants et de Substances Psychotropes
3 Nov 2020
La Convention des Nations Unies contre le trafic illicite de stupéfiants et de substances psychotropes de 1988 dispose que l’Organe international de contrôle des stupéfiants présente chaque année à la Commission des stupéfiants un rapport sur l’application de l’article 12 de la Convention et que ...
WORLD MORTALITY 2019

World Mortality 2019

11 Dec 2020
The World Mortality 2019, prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, assesses changes in mortality risks at the global, regional and country levels, focusing in particular on the initial implementation period of the Prog...
CONTRACEPTIVE USE METHOD 2019 BKLT

Contraceptive Use by Method 2019

Data Booklet

27 Dec 2019
This data booklet highlights estimates of the prevalence of individual contraceptive methods based on the World Contraceptive Use 2019 (which draws from 1,247 surveys for 195 countries or areas of the world) and additional tabulations obtained from microdata sets and survey reports. The estimates...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2019

The State of the World's Children 2019

Children, Food and Nutrition - Growing Well in a Changing World

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State of the World's Children
30 Dec 2019
This report examines nutrition, providing a fresh perspective on a rapidly evolving challenge. Despite progress in the past two decades, around 200 million under-fives suffer from undernutrition. Adding to this toll is rising obesity, which affects 38 million children. All these forms of malnutri...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2019

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019

Leaving No One Behind

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
11 Oct 2019
The 2019 Report seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, how improvements in water resources management and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to overcoming poverty and addressing various other social and economic inequities. In...
MOBILITY MANAGEMENT: A GUIDE INTL

Mobility Management: A Guide of International Good Practices

24 Sep 2020
This study was prepared under the umbrella of the Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP). It is directly related to the achievement of Priority Goal 2: "Manage sustainable mobility and promote a more efficient transport system” which describes what is managed mobility ...
TERMINOLOGY & INFO DRUGS #3 (S)

Terminología e Información sobre Drogas

Tercera Edición

30 Sep 2019
En la publicación Terminología e información sobre drogas de la UNODC se introducen conceptos y materiales básicos sobre las sustancias sometidas a fiscalización internacional que más se fabrican o procesan, o cuyo uso indebido está más generalizado, además de definiciones de los términos científ...
TERMINOLOGY & INFO DRUGS #3 (F)

Terminologie et informations relatives aux drogues

Troisième édition

30 Sep 2019
La publication de l’ONUDC intitulée Terminologie et informations relatives aux drogues présente des concepts et informations de base au sujet des substances placées sous contrôle international les plus couramment fabriquées ou transformées et/ou consommées hors cadre thérapeutique, et elle défini...
WORLD MORTALITY 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

World Mortality 2019 Highlights

27 Nov 2020
This report provides an overview of the estimated and projected trends in mortality at the world level, for development groups and major areas; the analysis also focuses on country and regional data for selected mortality indicators. In addition to examining the summary indicator of life expectan...
MANUAL TESTS & CRITERIA #7 (A)

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Seventh Revised Edition (Arabic language)

7th Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria (Arabic)
5 Jan 2021
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
MANUAL TESTS & CRITERIA #7 (R)

Manual of Tests and Criteria - Seventh Revised Edition (Russian language)

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria (Russian)
24 Jul 2020
This publication contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals presenting physical h...