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Singapore Success Story, The

Singapore Success Story, The

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

Singapore has been touted as a success story in development literature. Various theories have been offered to explain how and why the city to state has succeeded, but none of them have received unanimous approval. This report will look at one of the key elements of the Singapore experience: that of a public-business sector alliance and its wider impact on decision-making and policy implementation within the city to state. It begins with a quick review of Singapore's development over the last forty years and then looks at some of the key first principles that animate this success. In particular, it focuses on some of the major agencies responsible for charting Singapore's development trajectory and the role that the business sector has played, and continues to play, in the evolution of strategies for growth.

Anuario De La Comision De Derecho Internacional 2009 Volume 2 Part 2

Anuario De La Comision De Derecho Internacional 2009 Volume 2 Part 2

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

The Yearbook contains the official records of the International Law Commission and is an indispensable tool for the preservation of the legislative history of the documents emanating from the Commission, as well as for the teaching, study, dissemination and wider appreciation of the efforts undertaken by the Commission in the progressive development of international law and its codification. Volume II (Part Two) reproduces the edited version of the annual report of the Commission to the General Assembly. This is the Spanish edition.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Russian Edition)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Russian Edition)

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

Treaty Series

Treaty Series

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

In accordance with Article 102 of the Charter and the relevant General Assembly Resolutions, every treaty and international agreement registered or filed and recorded with the Secretariat since 1946 is published in the United Nations Treaty Series. At present, the collection includes about 30,000 treaties reproduced in their authentic languages, together with translations into English and French, as necessary. The Treaty Series, where treaties are published in the chronological order of registration, also provides details about their subsequent history (i.e., participation in a treaty, reservations, amendments, termination, etc.). Comprehensive Indices covering 50 to volume-lots are published separately. A Standing Order service is available for the Series and out to of to print volumes are available on microfiche.

Treaty Series Cumulative Index No. 47

Treaty Series Cumulative Index No. 47

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

Fighting Corruption in the Supply Chain

Fighting Corruption in the Supply Chain

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

This guide for reducing corruption risk in the supply chain has been created by the United Nations Global Compact and is intended for both customers and suppliers. It contains an introduction, followed by three sections and addenda. The introduction and first two sections outline the business case for fighting corruption in the supply chain, and provide a framework for customer to supplier engagement on these issues. These sections will be of interest to both strategic executives and to programme administrators and technical personnel. The final section and addenda offer detailed guidance on common supply chain corruption scenarios and a set of tools for fighting corruption. These sections are designed for programme administrators and technical personnel.

Human Rights Standards and Practice for the Police

Human Rights Standards and Practice for the Police

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

This pocketbook examines human rights in relation to police work involving investigations, arrest, detention and the use of force. It is a valuable and portable reference tool for police officers worldwide.

Creating Value for All

Creating Value for All

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

The extreme prevalence of poverty in today's world calls us urgently for action. Yet the poor harbour a potential for consumption, production, innovation and entrepreneurial activity that is largely untapped. This report shows how entrepreneurs can serve the poor as clients and customers and can also include the poor as producers, employees and business owners. The report's main message: business with the poor can create value for all. The publication draws on 50 specially commissioned case studies of businesses that have successfully included the poor, despite the constraints, and created value for all. The cases afford the wealth of ideas for inclusive business models.

Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders

Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia V. Seriva) Order of 20 January 2009. English/French edition.

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure-ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR's scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This is the second of two volumes of scientific annexes that provide the supporting scientific assessment for UNSCEAR's 2008 Report to the General Assembly. It contains three scientific annexes. Radiation exposures in accidents aims to provide a sound basis for conclusions regarding the number of significant radiation accidents that have occurred, the corresponding levels of radiation exposures and numbers of deaths and injuries, and the general trends for various practices. Health effects due to radiation from Chernobyl accident provides updated estimates of exposures of workers and the general population, and an authoritative review of the early and late health effects observed that are attributable to radiation exposure.

Collection of Municipal Solid Waste in Developing Countries

Collection of Municipal Solid Waste in Developing Countries

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

This book is intended for developing countries, but, since it seeks to encourage the designing of waste collection systems based on local information, the approach is valid in any given country. The main focus is on municipal solid waste, which is taken to include waste from households, businesses and institutions, construction and demolition waste in small quantities, general solid waste from hospitals (excluding hazardous waste), waste from smaller industries that is not classified as hazardous, and waste from streets, public areas and open drains. It is not concerned with waste from agriculture, larger industries or the mining industries, which normally handle their own waste.

Guide for the Development of Forensic Document Examination Capacity

Guide for the Development of Forensic Document Examination Capacity

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

The Guide aims to provide practical assistance for the establishment or upgrading of forensic document examination capacities in two categories of service providers - immigration and border control agencies and forensic science laboratories. The focus is on the staff skill and educational requirements needed to perform forensic document examinations and to provide court testimony, intelligence alerts, and training. Recommendations on forensic equipment as well as establishing and maintaining a document examination facility are also included.

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

While indigenous peoples make up around 370 million of the world's population - some 5 per cent - they constitute around one-third of the world's 900 million extremely poor rural people. Every day, indigenous communities all over the world face issues of violence and brutality. Indigenous peoples are stewards of some of the most biologically diverse areas of the globe, and their biological and cultural wealth has allowed indigenous peoples to gather a wealth of traditional knowledge which is of immense value to all humankind. The publication discusses many of the issues addressed by the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and is a cooperative effort of independent experts working with the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. It covers poverty and well-being, culture, environment, contemporary education, health, human rights, and includes a chapter on emerging issues.

CEVNI European Code for Inland Waterways

CEVNI European Code for Inland Waterways

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

This publication presents the text of the European Code for Inland Waterways Revision 3 including annexes and supplement. It extensively details the code and covers Articles 1 through 9.

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice

Author: United Nations Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

The Charter of the United Nations was signed in 1945 by 51 countries representing all continents, paving the way for the creation of the United Nations on 24 October 1945. The Statute of the International Court of Justice forms part of the Charter. The aim of the Charter is to save humanity from war; to reaffirm human rights and the dignity and worth of the human person; to proclaim the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small; and to promote the prosperity of all humankind. The Charter is the foundation of international peace and security.

Law of the Sea Bulletin

Law of the Sea Bulletin

Author: United Nations, Office of Legal Affairs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agreements and multilateral treaties, as well as, information on decisions of the International Court of Justice, arbitral tribunals and other dispute settlement procedures.