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2013

December

 UNCTAD: Least Developed Countries Report 2013
 UNICEF: Towards an AIDS-Free Generation

October

 State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013

July

 WHO report: Violence against women as a “global health problem of epidemic proportions”

June

 UNAIDS releases “Update,” a new report on the AIDS response in Africa

May

 WHO/UNICEF: Progress on sanitation and drinking-water 2013 update
 ILO/UNCTAD Shared Harvests: Agriculture, Trade and Employment

April

 UN-Habitat releases “State of Women in Cities Report 2012/2013”
 UNICEF’s Report Card 11 cautions for the impact of austerity measures on the well-being of children in rich countries
 UNDP: “The Rise of the South,” guaranteeing global development and poverty reduction

March

 UN Women/ITUC launch “Domestic Workers Count Too: Implementing Protections for Domestic Workers”

February

 New UN report draws attention to the disrupting effects of chemicals on public health and wildlife
 TUNZA Acting for a Better World: GEO-5 for Youth

January

 OHCHR: Human Rights Funds, Grants and Fellowships – A Practical Guide for Civil Society

2012

December

 UNCTAD: Least Developed Countries Report 2012

November

 World AIDS Day Report: Results
 UNFPA releases its flagship publication: The State of World Population 2012

October

 UNESCO: Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2012
 The world counts 870 million chronically undernourished people, new report says
 UNFPA and HelpAge International publish a new report, "Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: A Celebration and a Challenge"
 UNDP launches "Powerful synergies: gender equality, economic development and environmental sustainability"

September

 UNCTAD publishes its 2012 Trade and Development Report
 2012 MDG Gap Task Force Report: A bleak perspective for development aid
 UNICEF: “Committed to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed”
 UNEP’s Global Chemicals Outlook: Towards Sound Management of Chemicals

July

 UNAIDS: Together We Will End AIDS
 Progressing towards 2015: The Millennium Development Goals Report 2012
 ILO’s New Global Estimate of Forced Labour

June

 UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook 5 (GEO-5) shows undeniable evidence that the world is speeding down an unsustainable path

May

 WHO: World Health Statistics 2011
 ILO: World of Work Report 2012 – Better jobs for a better economy

April

 Countdown to 2015: Accountability for Maternal, Newborn & Child Survival: An update on progress in priority countries
 Microinsurance reaches nearly 500 million people worldwide
 The Broadband Bridge: Linking ICT with Climate Action for a Low-Carbon Economy

March

 UNESCO/UIS: World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education
 UNICEF/WHO: World reached MDG target of halving the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water
 UNICEF publishes “The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World”

February

 UN-DESA: World Youth Report 2012
 UNODC: Monitoring the Impact of Economic Crisis on Crime

January

 UNEP launches “Green Economy in a Blue World” synthesis report
 ILO: Global Employment Trends 2012
 World Economic Situation and Prospects 2012
 2011 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report: Universal Values for Global Well-being

2011

December

 OHCHR releases report on “Discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity”
 UNCTAD: Least Developed Countries Report 2011

November

 Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
 World of Work Report 2011 - Making markets work for jobs
 Social Protection Floor for a Fair and Inclusive Globalization
 Equity, Empowerment, and Environmental Sustainability: UNDP’s Human Development Report 2011
 Keeping Track of our Changing Environment: From Rio to Rio+20
 The State of the World Population 2011 – People and Possibilities in a World of 7 Billion
 Global Employment Trends for Youth: 2011 update

September

 Millennium Development Goal 8 - The Global Partnership for Development: Time to Deliver, MDG Gap Task Force Report 2011
 State of Our World: Adolescence - Beyond the Stereotypes
 Innovating for Every Woman, Every Child
 Trade and Development Report, 2011: Post-crisis Policy Challenges in the World Economy

August

 UNAIDS: Securing the Future Today - Synthesis of Strategic Information on HIV and Young People
 World Investment Report 2011: Non-Equity Modes of International Production and Development
 Price volatility and food security: A report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition

July

 World Economic and Social Survey 2011: The Great Green Technological Transformation
 Millennium Development Goals Report 2011
 Progress on the World’s Women 2011-2012: In Pursuit of Justice

June

 The Report on the World Social Situation 2011: The Global Social Crisis
 UNODC: World Drug Report 2011
 The State of the World’s Midwifery 2011: Delivering Health, Saving Lives
 The World Report on Disability: increasing respect for the autonomy and dignity of persons with disabilities
 OHCHR/WHO/Sida: Human Rights and Gender Equality in Health Sector Strategies: how to assess policy coherence
 UNEP: Forests in a Green Economy: A Synthesis

May

 Equality at work: The continuing challenge
 IPCC releases “Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation”
 FAO: Food losses and food waste: extent, causes and prevention
 2010 Revision of the World Population Prospects

April

 UNICEF + UNFPA: Women’s and Children’s Rights: Making the connection
 DESA: Men in Families and Family Policy in a Changing World

March

 OHCHR: Minority Rights: International Standards and Guidance for Implementation
 UNFPA and the Centre for Reproductive Rights: The Rights to Contraceptive Information and Services for Women and Adolescents
 FAO: The State of Food and Agriculture 2010-2011 – Women in Agriculture: Closing the Gender Gap for Development
 UNESCO launched its Global Monitoring Report entitled “The hidden crisis; Armed conflict and education”
 UNEP - Towards a Green Economy, Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
 UNICEF launches State of the World’s Children 2011: Adolescence – An Age of Opportunity

February

 Gender dimensions of agricultural and rural employment: Differentiated pathways out of poverty

January

 ILO - Global Employment Trends 2011: The challenge of a jobs recovery
 “Score the Goals” Comic Book Launched at United Nations in Geneva
 World Economic Situation and Prospects 2011
 UN Secretary-General releases two reports in the lead up to 55th session of CSW

2010

December

 IFAD: Rural Poverty Report 2011
 UNFPA: New Manual on Human Rights-based Approach to Programming

November

 UNEP – The Emissions Gap Report
 Hidden Cities: unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings (WHO/UN-HABITAT)
 ILO: An update on employment and labour market trends in G20 countries

October

 FAO: Farmers in a changing climate: Does gender matter?
 FAO/WFP: The State of Food Insecurity in the World – Addressing food insecurity in protracted crisis
 ILO: World of Work Report 2010 – From one crisis to the next?

September

 OHCHR/UN-HABITAT/WHO: The Right to Water - Factsheet No. 35
 WHO: Mental health and development: targeting people with mental health conditions as a vulnerable group
 ITU/UNESCO: Broadband Commission releases its outcome report
 FAO: Global survey of agricultural mitigation projects
 UNICEF: Progress for Children – Achieving the MDGs with Equity
 UNIFEM: Transforming the National AIDS Response: Advancing Women’s Leadership and Participation

August

 Making the most of agricultural investment: A survey of business models that provide opportunities for smallholders
 ILO: Global Employment Trends for Youth 2010

July

 UNCTAD launches 20th anniversary edition of World Investment Report
 UNGEI at 10: A journey to gender equality in education

June

 UNDP: What Will It Take To Achieve The Millennium Development Goals? An International Assessment
 Millennium Development Goals Report Card: Learning from progress
 UNCTAD: Economic Development in Africa Report 2010
 UNHCR launches Global Report 2009
 UNEP: Dead Planet, Living Planet: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Restoration for Sustainable Development

May

 WHO: Equity, social determinants and public health programmes
 UNFPA: Reducing Maternal Mortality
 UNCTAD launches Technology and Innovation Report 2010
 OHCHR: “Monitoring the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Guidance for Human Rights Monitors”
 New ILO Global Report on Child Labour: “Re-energized” Global Action Needed

April

 United Nations Secretary-General’s Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change launched new report
 The 2010 Climate Competitiveness Index
 UNIFEM-UNDP: “Making the MDGs work better for women: implementing gender-responsive national development plans and programmes.”
 Facts for Life: 4th edition
 Water Quality Reader: United Nations Office to Support the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’ 2005-2015

March

 FAO: Key Findings of the Global Forest Resource Assessment 2010
 IFAD - The multidimensional poverty assessment tool (MPAT): A new framework for measuring rural poverty
 UNICEF: Humanitarian Action Report 2010
 UNFPA: Beijing at 15 – UNFPA and Partners Charting the Way Forward
 UNDP: Screening Tools and Guidelines to Support the Mainstreaming of Climate Change Adaptation into Development Assistance

February

 UNESCO: Education under Attack 2010
 ILO: Global Employment Trends, January 2010

January

 The State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
 DESA/UNCTAD: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2010
 UNESCO: 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report
 ILO: World of Work Report 2009
 World Bank - Civil Society Engagement: Review of Fiscal Years 2007 to 2009

2009

December

 Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN: The UN system’s footprint and efforts to reduce it
 Children and AIDS: Fourth Stocktaking Report
 2009 AIDS Epidemic Update

November

 UNFPA: The State of World Population 2009
 UNIDO/FAO/IFAD: Agro-industries for Development
 FAO: Food Security and Agricultural Mitigation in Developing Countries
 Annual Review of World Bank Performance 2009

October

 World Survey on the Role of Women in Development (2009)
 UNEP: Combating Climate Change and Realizing Low Carbon Growth in Developing Economies
 ILO & WTO: Informal employment curbs trade benefits for developing countries
 FAO: Methodological Toolbox on the Right to Food
 FAO/WFP Report on Global Food Insecurity in 2009
 UNICEF: “Progress for Children” report
 UNDP: Human Development Report 2009

September

 Anti-corruption policies and measures of the Fortune Global 500
 UNEP: The Climate Change Science Compendium 2009
 UNFPA Healthy Expectations: Celebrating Achievements of the Cairo Consensus and Highlighting the Urgency for Action
 UNCTAD Trade and Development Report 2009
 UN DESA: World Economic and Social Survey 2009

August

 FAO: The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009
 Training Manual on Gender and Climate Change
 UNCTAD: World Investment Prospects Survey 2009-2011
 Report of the Secretary-General: Security Council resolution 1820

July

 UNCTAD: The Least Developed Countries Report, 2009.
 UNODC: World Drug Report 2009
 The Millennium Development Goals Report 2009

June

 Joint Publication by the five UN Regional Commissions on “The Global Economic and Financial Crisis: Regional Impacts, Responses and Solutions”
 UNCTAD: Economic Development in Africa 2009
 UNEP Report on Marine Litter
 UNEP: Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2009
 Report of the Secretary General on The World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development
 UN-DESA: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2009: Update as of mid-2009

May

 UNISDR: 2009 Global assessment report on disaster risk reduction: risk and poverty in a changing climate
 ILO: Forced Labour Global Report - The Cost of Coercion

April

 UNCTAD: Developing Country Interests in Climate Change Action and the Implications for a Post-2012 Climate Change Regime
 FAO: State of the World Forests 2009
 UNIDO: Industrial Development Report 2009
 UNCTAD: The Global Economic Crisis: Systemic Failures and Multilateral Remedies

March

 ITU: Confronting the Financial Crisis - It’s Impact on the ICT Industry
 ILO: Global Employment Trends for Women 2009

February

 OHCHR: Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme - A Handbook for Civil Society
 UNODC: First Report on Human Trafficking Exposes Modern Form of Slavery
 ILO: Global Employment Trends

enero

 DESA: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2009
 UNICEF: The State of the World’s Children 2009
 UNICEF: Children and AIDS, 2008
 WHO: World Malaria Report 2008

2008

diciembre

 FAO: The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2008 - High food prices and food security - threats and opportunities
 UNESCO: Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2009 - Overcoming Inequality, why governance matters

noviembre

 UNDP: Post-Conflict Economic Recovery: Enabling Local Ingenuity
 UNEP: Atmospheric Brown Clouds: Regional Assessment Report With Focus on Asia
 UNFPA: State of the World Population 2008

octubre

 Tackling a global crisis: International Year of Sanitation 2008
 UN-Habitat: State of the World’s Cities 2008/9
 World Bank/FAO/IFAD: Gender in Agriculture - Sourcebook
 FAO: The State of Food and Agriculture 2008
 WHO: World Health Report 2008
 UNHCR: Refugee Realities - Global Needs Assessment

septiembre

 UNCTAD: World Investment Report 2008
 Green Jobs: Towards Decent work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World
 UNCTAD: Economic Development in Africa 2008
 UNIFEM: Progress of the World’s Women 2008/2009, Who Answers to Women?
 Millennium Development Goals Report 2008
 MDG Gap Task Force Report 2008
 UNCTAD: Trade and Development Report 2008 "Commodity prices, capital flows and the financing of investment"
 WHO: Closing the Gap in a Generation: Health Equity through Action on the Social Determinants of Health

agosto

 ECA: Economic Report on Africa 2008 - Africa and the Monterrey Consensus: Tracking Africa’s Progress

julio

 UNCTAD: Least Developed Countries Report 2008
 UNAIDS: 2008 Report on the global AIDS epidemic
 Launch of MDG Africa Steering Group Recommendations
 DESA: World Economic and Social Survey 2008 Overcoming Economic Insecurity

junio

 UNODC: World Drug Report 2008
 UNHCR: 2007 Global Trends
 UNICEF: The State of Africa’s Children 2008
 WHO/UNAIDS/UNICEF: Towards universal access: scaling up priority HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector
 DAW: Report of 52nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

mayo

 Secretary General’s Report for the Development Cooperation Forum
 DESA: World Economic Situation and Prospects - Update as of Mid-2008
 FAO/IFAD: Water and the Rural Poor

abril

 UN Secretary-General’s progress report on AIDS
 WB/IMF: Global Monitoring Report 2008

marzo

 ILO: Global employment trends for women - March 2008

febrero

 UNEP: Year Book 2008
 UNEP/ILO/ITUC: Preliminary report on “Green Jobs: Towards Sustainable Work in a Low-Carbon World"

enero

 OESC/DESA: Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council: Strengthening Efforts to Eradicate Poverty and Hunger
 ILO: Global Emplyoment Trends 2008
 UNICEF: State of the World’s Children 2008
 World Economic Situation and Prospects 2008
 DESA: World Youth Report 2007

2007

diciembre

 DPADM/DESA: Participatory Governance and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
 UNICEF: Progress for Children—A World Fit for Children Statistical Review

noviembre

 UNDP: Human Development Report 2007/8
 UNAIDS/WHO: 2007 AIDS Epidemic Update
 UNCTAD: Developing Countries in International Trade 2007—Trade and Development Index

octubre

 UNEP: Global Environment Outlook 4 - Environment for Development
 DESA, OHCHR, IPU: Handbook for Parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol
 Machel Study 10-Year Strategic Review: Children and Conflict in a Changing World
 UNCTAD: World Investment Report 2007
 Secretary General: Report on the Work of the Organisation

septiembre

 UNCTAD: Trade and Development Report 2007
 ILO: Key Indicators of Labour Market 5th Edition

julio

 Millennium Development Goals Report 2007

junio

 State of World Population: Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth
 UNEP: Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment
 UNHCR: 2006 Global Trends
 World Economic and Social Survey 2007: Development in an Ageing World

mayo

 ILO: Equality at work: Tackling the challenges

marzo

 IRIN: The Shame of War
 FAO: The State of the World’s Forests
 DESA Population Division: ’World Population Prospects: 2006 Revision’

enero

 SOFA 2006: Food aid for food security?

2006

diciembre

 UNICEF Launches ‘The State of the World’s Children 2007’ Report

noviembre

 UNAIDS/WHO AIDS Epidemic Update: December 2006
 OHCHR: Principles and Guidelines for a Human Rights Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategies
 Human Development Report 2006-Beyond Scarcity: Power, Poverty and the Global Water Crisis

octubre

 ILO: Global Employment Trends for Youth 2006
 UNESCO: Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2007
 UNCTAD: World Investment Report 2006
 New UNCTAD Report - Doubling Aid: Making the “Big Push” Work
 UNCTAD releases 2006 Trade and Development Report
 New UNICEF Report - Progress for Children No. 5: A Report Card on Water and Sanitation

junio

 UN-HABITAT: State of the World’s Cities Report 2006/7
 Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Deep Waters and High Seas
 UNHCR 2005 Global Refugee Trends
 UN-HABITAT: Financing Urban Shelter

mayo

 U.N. Reports