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  • 12 Jul 2018
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 195
Every year at the High-level Political Forum, an annual theme helps an increased focus along with an in-depth review of a selection of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2018, SDG 6 on water and sanitation is one of the goals to be reviewed. To...
  • 09 Jan 2019
  • United Nations Institute for Training and Research
  • Pages: 196
This publication provides a broad vision of the 2030 Agenda. The scientific community needs studies to examine the features that define the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the measures required for their full implementation by Member States...
  • 21 Apr 2016
  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • Pages: 27
In this Synthesis Report, five development sectors for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) - small-scale fisheries and aquaculture, water, tourism, energy and solid waste - are analysed in an attempt to show how a transition to a green economy can...
  • 24 Oct 2013
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 73
Signs and Signals for Inland Waterways (SIGNI) establishes a harmonized signaling system, applicable to the inland waterways of international importance and coherent with the maritime buoyage system. SIGNI covers buoyage and marking of the waterways,...
  • 18 Dec 2015
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 266
This report looks at the missing link to inclusive growth for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), which are less productive relative to large firms in the developing world than in the developed world. Based on three pillars of competitiveness...
  • 21 Oct 2016
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 350
Standards and regulations are an integral, if easily overlooked, part of our daily life. They determine whether a plug fits into a socket, whether food is safe for human consumption or whether a bank is allowed to take deposits. They are also an...
  • 10 Nov 2017
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 284
This year’s report focuses on regional trade, the most common form of trade for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It contains 50 country profiles, featuring detailed SME competitiveness assessments and information on each country’s export...
  • 02 Oct 2018
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 241
New technologies like advanced robotics, 3-D printing, big data and the internet of things are rapidly changing the way in which firms do business. A strong business ecosystem is necessary to manage this change. This year’s SME Competitiveness...
This publication analyses changes which have occured in satoyama-satoumi ecosystems over the last 50 years and identifies plausible future scenarios for the year 2050 taking into account various drivers such as governmental and economic policy,...
  • 31 Dec 2015
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 98
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...
  • 23 Sep 2016
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Pages: 56
Despite consensus on the transformative potential of STI, there remains a lack of clarity on how Least Developed Countries (LDCs) can effectively implement it for inclusive and sustainable development. With limited financial resources it is not...
  • 31 Dec 2011
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 445
The key goal of the second Assessment of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Groundwaters is to keep the state of shared water resources in Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia under scrutiny. It aims to facilitate informed decision-making on their...
This publication presents the Second Review of Implementation of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention). It examines responses to a...
French, Russian
  • 21 Apr 2010
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 207
Part of Internatonal Trade Centre’s (ITC’s) Trade Secrets series, this book provides extensive information, resources and advice on electronic commerce. The guide’s question and answer format allows users to focus on areas of particular interest,...
  • 22 Mar 2004
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 196
Guide in form of questions and answers dealing with intellectual property (IP) issues, aimed at small and medium-sized exporters and trade support institutions – explains basic concepts and principles regarding patents, trademarks, industrial...
French, Spanish
  • 24 Mar 2018
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 86
The Secretary-General announced on 24 May 2018 his Agenda for Disarmament, which outlines a set of practical measures across the entire range of disarmament issues, including weapons of mass destruction, conventional arms and future weapon...
  • 31 Dec 2008
  • United Nations for Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner
  • Pages: 249
The worldwide eradication of the practice of torture was one of the major challenges of the United Nations only a few years after it was created. To ensure adequate protection for all persons against torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman or...
  • 31 Dec 2008
  • United Nations for Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner
  • Pages: 319
The Human Rights Committee started its work under the Optional Protocol at its second session in 1977. From then until its eighty-fourth session in 2005, 1414 communications relating to alleged violations by 78 States Parties were placed before it...
Informal settlements are often characterized as “illegal” residential formations lacking basic infrastructure, security of tenure and adequate housing. This book describes how more than 50 million people in the United Nations Economic Commission for...
  • 31 Dec 2009
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 110
Challenging the notion that developing countries essentially export commodities, this book showcases the diversity of trade in services that flourishes in developing and least developed countries. With 28 case studies of entrepreneurs from 18...
Spanish, French
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