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  • 31 Dec 2010
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Pages: 104
The international drug control system is one of the oldest consensus-based multilateral systems in existence. While the use of psychoactive substances itself extends back many centuries, today’s international drug control system is rooted in efforts...
This paper examines the interplay between the obligations related to the ‘family’ that States have assumed through various human rights treaties adopted over the decades, and the recent commitments undertaken under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030Agenda) has been shaping and will further shape the dynamics in which the international community approaches its main challenges. In the pan-European region, the Protocol on Water and Health has...
  • 09 Mar 2001
  • UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre
  • Pages: 30
This second Innocenti Report Card focuses on child death by injury in the member countries of the OECD. It presents, for the first time, a standardized league table ranking 26 of the world’s richest nations according to their injury death rates for...
  • 30 Apr 2004
  • UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre
  • Pages: 38
This publication is the fifth in a series of Innocenti Report Cards designed to monitor the performance of industrialized nations in meeting the needs of their children. Each Report Card presents and analyzes league tables ranking the performance of...
  • 18 Aug 2000
  • UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre
  • Pages: 30
This publication provides the most comprehensive estimates so far of child poverty across the 23 member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the world’s wealthiest nations. It highlights the fact that despite...
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  • 04 Apr 2003
  • UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre
  • Pages: 38
This publication monitors the performance of industrialized countries in meeting the needs of their children. Using data from two different surveys of students in twenty-four OECD countries, it presents the big picture of how well each country’s...
  • 30 Nov 2001
  • UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre
  • Pages: 34
This publication presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey on teenage birth rates in the industrialized world. It attempts to analyze why some countries have teenage birth rates that are as much as ten or even fifteen times higher than others.
This is the report of the High-level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The report provides recommendations regarding the vision and shape of a Post-2015 development agenda to help respond to the global challenges of the...
  • 31 Aug 2014
  • Elaine McGregor, Melissa Siegel, Nora Ragab, Teressa Juzwiak
  • Pages: 81
Part A of this report provides a systematic update of the evidence base regarding migration’s relevance to and impact on the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In doing so, it considers the role of migration as an enabler of...
  • 13 Jan 2017
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
  • Pages: 44
This study aims primarily to describe the effects of the 2014 offensive, bearing in mind the conditions created by the blockade and previous offensives, on the health and well-being of adults (18+ years of age) living in Gaza. The Palestinian Central...
  • 08 Sep 2002
  • June J.H. Lee
  • Pages: 84
The US State Department included South Korea among its list of twenty-three countries that failed to meet minimum standards in attempting to stop the trafficking in human beings, primarily women and children exploited for prostitution. This report...
  • 27 Feb 2019
  • United Nations Women
  • Pages: 22
This publication illustrates the 70+ year-long history of the Commission on the Status of Women, which through 62 sessions has consistently advocated for the realization of gender equality and the empowerment of women and enjoyment of their human...
  • 18 Mar 2007
  • Jennifer Petree, Nilim Baruah
  • Pages: 87
This report specifically presents the results of IOM’s mandated work, in particular, the volume, frequency, transfer mechanisms, use, determinants, and impact of remittances on transnational Serbian households receiving support from relatives in...
  • 22 Oct 2014
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 51
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...
  • 07 Dec 2016
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Pages: 56
This publication seeks to support policymakers in promoting accessibility at a policy and practical level. It contains information on relevant global and regional mandates that support and promote disability-inclusive development and accessibility,...
  • 25 Apr 2013
  • Danwood M. Chirwa, Lia Nijzink
  • Pages: 321
A number of leading experts in the fields of public law, political science and democratization studies contributed to this book to identify ways of making African governments accountable and describe the extent to which these mechanisms work in...
  • 31 Dec 2011
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 365
This book looks at how to achieve a more secure level of global sustainability and gathers recommendations. It analyzes the relationship between globalization and sustainability, evaluating arguments on the necessity of fundamental changes in...
  • 25 Apr 2017
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Pages: 55
This publication highlights challenges and priorities of the East and North-East Asia subregion (ENEA) in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Subregion comprises China, Japan, Mongolia, the two Koreas and Russia. It...
  • 30 May 2017
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Pages: 57
Global progress on the Sustainable Development Goals will depend to a large extent on the collective action of South Asia to implement them. The sub-region indeed accounts for almost one fourth of the world’s population, 36 per cent of the world’s...
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