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Tracking Progress Towards Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements

This synthesis report acknowledges the many existing and cross-cutting opportunities to achieve development goals through the transformative force that urbanization represents. It also discusses the elaboration of targets, baselines and overall...
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Inequality in Asia and the Pacific in the Era of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This publication reviews the region's inequality trends, challenges and achievements and identifies policy gaps across the three dimensions of inequality--inequality of outcome, inequality of opportunity and inequality of impact. It also discusses...
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Population and Vital Statistics Report

The Population and Vital Statistics Report presents most recent data on population size (total, male and female) from the latest available census of the population, national official population estimates and the number and rate (births, deaths and...
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Effective Regulatory Institutions

This paper discusses three connected aspects of regulation: (1) what makes a regulatory authority effective; (2) what is the legitimate role of a regulatory authority in the making and implementation of policy, and how that role may be regarded by...
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Integrating population issues into sustainable development, including in the post-2015 development agenda

In its decision 2013/101, the Commission on Population and Development decided that the special theme for its forty-eighth session would be “Realizing the future we want: integrating population issues into sustainable development, including in the...

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