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  • 27 Sep 2016
  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • Pages: 66
Waste covers a very wide spectrum of discarded materials ranging from municipal, electrical and electronic, industrial and agricultural, to new types including counterfeit pesticides. It also includes anything in size and scale from decommissioned...
The publication intends to demonstrate and illustrate important steps and lessons learned to take into account when developing a climate change adaptation strategy for water management in the basin or transboundary context. It aims to compile,...
  • 07 Jun 2018
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Pages: 168
This study reviewed the achievements, and also the shortcomings, of 12 watershed management projects technically supported by FAO over the past decade, with a view to learning from experience. Unlike sectoral development approaches, watershed...
  • 04 Apr 2018
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 47
Cross-border e-commerce can help least developed countries (LDCs) to become more competitive and diversify their exports – and this is especially true for Asia-Pacific, the most dynamic region in global e-commerce. To capture that potential, small...
  • 29 Jun 2016
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Pages: 144
With the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) coming into effect, the main purpose of this publication is to serve as a resource to businesses, particularly in Myanmar and the other CLMV countries, in navigating the coming changes. The central conclusion...
United Nations Commissions of Inquiry (CoIs), Fact-Finding Missions (FFMs) and similar complex human rights investigations are regularly, and with increasing frequency, called upon to “identify those responsible” for violations and crimes falling...
  • 21 Nov 2018
  • Bree Akesson, Kearney Coupland
  • Pages: 12
This new publication in the IOM Migration Research Series explores the decision-making processes of war-affected Syrian families before leaving home. Drawing upon collaborative family interviews with 46 Syrian families resettled in Lebanon, the...
  • 10 Jul 2019
  • International Trade Centre
  • Pages: 212
Women Shaping Global Economic Governance brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by...
  • 12 Feb 2015
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 125
Attaining equality between women and men and eliminating all forms of discrimination against women are fundamental human rights and United Nations values. Women around the world nevertheless regularly suffer violations of their human rights...
Spanish, Chinese
This publication highlights the use of wood for energy and includes the most recent statistics on wood energy markets across the UNECE region. It aims to communicate the relevance of wood energy in the region and help bridge information about the...
  • 18 Oct 2013
  • United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • Pages: 2
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...
  • 14 Jul 2016
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme
  • Pages: 260
The analysis of urban development of the past twenty years presented in this maiden edition of the World Cities Report shows, with compelling evidence, that there are new forms of collaboration and cooperation, planning, governance, finance and...
  • 31 Dec 2015
  • United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • Pages: 2
World Contraceptive Patterns 2015 provides the latest information available about contraceptive prevalence, by method, and unmet need for family planning for countries and regions of the world.
  • 06 Oct 2006
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Pages: 443
An estimated 3 % of the global population, or 185 million people consume illicit drugs annually. Among this population are people from almost every country on earth and from every walk of life. In this first edition of the new two volume World Drug...
French, Spanish
  • 09 Aug 2005
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Pages: 413
The World Drug Report 2005 provides one of the most comprehensive overviews of illicit drug trends at the international level. In addition, this year it presents the work of UNODC in two new areas of research: an estimate of the financial value of...
French, Spanish
  • 06 Oct 2006
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Pages: 432
Some 200 million people, or 5 percent of the global population age 15-64, have used illicit drugs at least once in the last 12 months. Among this population are people from almost every country on earth. More people are involved in the production and...
Spanish, French
  • 27 Jun 2007
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Pages: 280
This report offers one of the most comprehensive insights into global trends in international culture, production, seizure and price of illicit drugs. It examines trends in the world’s four major markets: opium and heroin, coca and cocaine, cannabis,...
Spanish, French
  • 26 Jun 2008
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Pages: 308
The Report continues to provide in depth trend analysis of the four main drug markets in its first section. In addition, to mark the one hundred year anniversary of the Shanghai Opium Commission, and one hundred years of international drug control,...
Spanish, French
  • 17 Aug 2009
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Pages: 311
The World Drug Report aims to enhance Member States’ understanding of global illicit drug trends, and to sensitize all Governments about the need for more systematic collection and reporting of data related to illicit drugs. UNODC relies on Member...
Spanish, French
  • 28 Jun 2010
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Pages: 310
In order to prepare the World Drug Report, UNODC relies on Member States to provide data, primarily through the Annual Reports Questionnaire (ARQ). The ARQ was distributed to 192 Member States, and UNODC received 110 replies to the drug abuse section...
Russian, Spanish
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