The report provides analysis of the economic situation in 2009 and prospects for the future. It is a joint publication of the UN DESA and the five regional commissions (UNECA, UNECE, ECLAC, ESCAP and ESCWA).
DI - 21/12/2009
The advance unedited version of the Copenhagen Accord agreed on 19 December 2009 at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which recognises the need to limit the increase in global temperature to less than 2 degrees Celsius.
DI - 16/12/2009
This publication series of the American Security Project (Are We Winning?) provides empirical data as the foundation of reasoned discussion and principled debate. It has developed 10 criteria to measure progress—or lack of it—in the struggle against anti-American Islamist terror groups such as al-Qaeda.
DI - 16/12/2009
One of the conclusions of this UNESCO report is that ‘companies which invest in cultural diversity, whether at the management, human resources or marketing level, can benefit economically from it’. Also, this publication aims to become a reference tool for cultural diversity.
DI - 15/12/2009
The latest survey of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime shows an increase in opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar for the third year in a row – an 11% rise from 28,500 ha in 2008 to 31,700 ha in 2009
DI - 9/12/2009
The official website of the UN Climate Change Conference COP 15/CMP 5, which is being held in Copenhagen from 7 to 18 December 2009. The conference has brought together more than 20,000 delegates from 192 countries, NGO representatives and activits from ecologist movements, and aims to set up a new international framework that will substitute the Kyoto Protocol in 2012.
DI - 3/12/2009
This is the text of Barack Obama’s speech on the Afghanistan-Pakistan situation, delivered at the U.S. Military Academy (West Point) on 1 December. President Obama has outlined the new strategy in the region which include additional American and international troops.
This paper is focused on the U.S and the EU partnership, and aims to generate new ideas and thinking about the roles of both actors in a changing global environment. It is a result of a collaborative project among three U.S think tanks - the Atlantic Council of the United States, the CSIS and CTR at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)- and a number of European think tanks - the CEPS, the Elcano Royal Institute, the Fundacion Alternativas, the Swedish Insitute of International Studies, and the Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI).