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Yearbook of the United Nations 2002

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The Yearbook of the United Nations provides an indispensable A-Z reference on the United Nations. This new and fully updated edition covers all the major activities undertaken in the United Nations system in 2002. A must-have title for library reference collections, the Yearbook of the United Nations is widely consulted by diplomats, government officials, scholars, journalists and others with a serious interest in international affairs.

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In 2002, the United Nations continued its statistical work programme, mainly through the Statistical Commission and the United Nations Statistics Division. In March, the Commission approved actions by the Division to support population and housing censuses to be undertaken by countries between 2005 and 2014; emphasized that the revised Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting handbook should be published as soon as possible; endorsed the recommendations of the Friends of the Chair to establish a standing committee for statistical indicators with the Statistics Division as the secretariat; expressed appreciation for the improved quality of statistics in the Human Development Report of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); and welcomed the manual on government finance statistics published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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