This database, which constitutes a contribution to the World Programme for Human Rights Education (2005-ongoing), aims to facilitate information-sharing on resources available worldwide for human rights education and training. Information is accessible in three United Nations languages: English, French and Spanish.
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The ILO and the World Bank are launching this first database to examine policy responses to the global financial and economic crisis, and a joint report on early findings.
In December 2006, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a comprehensive resolution calling for an intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and requesting the Secretary-General to establish a coordinated database on the extent, nature and consequences of all forms of violence against women, and on the impact and effectiveness of policies and programmes for, including best practices in, combating such violence
Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. The information has been carefully selected and compiled from UNHCR's global network of field offices, Governments, international, regional and non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and judicial bodies.
The list of all the WMO's Databases. WMO defines climatological standard normals as "averages of climatological data computed for the following consecutive periods of 30 years: January 1, 1901 to December 31, 1930, January 1, 1931 to December 31, 1960, etc." (WMO, 1984).The latest global standard normals period is 1961-1990. The next standard normals periode is January 1991 – December 2020.
Many countries regularly report their arms imports and exports to the UN. This creates trust and helps ensure that weapons are only used in conformity with the UN Charter. This page is on major weapons systems only.
This database contains information on only those agreements that have either been notified, or for which an early announcement has been made, to the WTO.
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The Power Reactor Information System (PRIS), developed and maintained by the IAEA for over four decades, is a comprehensive database focusing on nuclear power plants worldwide. PRIS contains information on power reactors in operation, under construction or those being decommissioned.
Launched in February 2002, the Migration Research Institutes Database provides information on almost 300 research and training institutes in 77 countries. It also provides details on 86 periodicals dealing with migration. The data is based on the output of UNESCO's DARE Database in social sciences and is gathered from questionnaires (Institute, Periodical) and other reliable sources such as official websites, annual reports and periodicals.
The National Accounts Main Aggregates Database presents a series of analytical national accounts tables from 1970 onwards for more than 200 countries and areas of the world.
WTO International Trade and Market Access Data
Use our large database of over 24,000 entries to find out more about civil society organizations. The advanced search allows many combinations, including by organization name and type, region and country, consultative status, language, geographic scope, fields of activity and meeting participation.
The database provides easy access to country-specific human rights information emanating from international human rights mechanisms in the United Nations system: the Treaty Bodies, the Special Procedures and the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
The Country Practices Database, established in 2000, provides reference material from countries on the 10 Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics, in particular examples of policies and practices in various national statistical systems for implementing the Principles.
The WIPO Global Brand Database page lets you easily search multiple brand-related data sources and receive instant feedback, letting you explore the brand landscape in a new and powerful way.
The "VAM Food and Commodity Prices Data Store" is an information source for: the Market Monitor publication, which is released each quarter; the monthly Price and Market Bulletins, released by WFP Country Offices; and price trend analysis and market assessments products at both national and sub-national levels, which offers the potential to carry out country comparisons of staple food prices.
The Census Knowledge Base, a fundamental part of the resource centre for the 2010 World Population and Housing Census Programme, is a repository of documents relevant for the field of population and housing census taking
This is a free public access database with approximately 4,000 proven solutions to the common social, economic and environmental problems.
In the World Airport Database - ICAO you can find all the information about all the airport in the world searching by country, by airport anme, by ICAO Airport Code, by IATA Airport Code or by a free search.
UN Peacemaker is the online mediation support tool developed by the UN Department of Political Affairs. Intended for peacemaking professionals, it includes an extensive database of peace agreements, guidance material and information on the UN’s mediation support services. UN Peacemaker is part of the UN’s overall efforts to support UN and non-UN mediation initiatives
The Terrorism Prevention Branch’s Legislative Database acts as one of several key technical assistance tools designed to assist countries in the ratification and implementation of the universal legal instruments against terrorism.
The National Legal Resources section of the TPB Database contains legislation relevant to counterterrorism and international cooperation from more than 190 countries, including full-text versions of Penal Codes, Codes of Penal Procedure, and Constitutions.
UNODC Human Trafficking Case Law Database
WIPO Lex is a one-stop search facility for national laws and treaties on intellectual property (IP) of WIPO, WTO and UN Members. It also features related information which elaborates, analyzes and interprets these laws and treaties. It provides streamlined access to reference material of key importance for optimal information on the global IP System.
In 2003, UNESCO devised an international solution to combat the illicit traffic of cultural property: the UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws. By compiling on the Internet the national laws of its Member States, UNESCO offers all stakeholders involved (Governments, customs officials, art dealers, organizations, lawyers, buyers and so forth) a complete and easily accessible source of information.
A full Country Report about the geneder and the land rights
Contains information on legal measures from more than 100 countries. It allows customized searches on individual countries or comparisons of laws from across the world on: minimum wages; Working time; and Maternity protection.
This database contains links to declarations, conventions and other instruments (see definition of terms), the text of which appear in resolutions of the General Assembly or their annexes. Instruments that have not been submitted for adoption by the General Assembly, i.e. Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, are not included.
The following types of search capability are offered to the UNTC clients: (1) Google search interface; (b) Full text Search and (c) Advanced search. In addition, the UNTS database features Search by Popular Name, Search by Title, Search by Participant and Actions Search. Each type of search has been customized to better respond to the particular needs of the legal research. A function “Export to Excel” the search results is also provided.
24 Years of Human Development Reports
This section contains research documents on children and armed conflict including the research outputs of Network partners.
This sections contains a database of documents on child trafficking. Users can research by title, author, editor/organization, topic, keywords, geographic descriptors and year of publication.
The Employment Intensive Investment Programme has developed a database (ASISTDOC) containing over 8,000 documents relating to labour-based technologies and local level planning, produced by the ILO as well as its partners. Copies of these documents can be downloaded from the database or requested in hard copies through the facility within the database.
This database provides information on the status of over 500 major multilateral instruments deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations (including the texts of reservations, declarations and objections) and covers a range of subject matter such as Human Rights, Disarmament, Commodities, Refugees, the Environment and the Law of the Sea. The number of treaties deposited with the Secretary-General keeps growing steadily. This database reflects the status of these instruments, as Member States sign, ratify, accede or lodge declarations, reservations or objections.
Summarizes essential health and safety information regarding all countries.
This is a free public resource which provides a one-stop gateway to WIPO’s global collections of searchable IP data. It aims to facilitate universal access to IP information.
A database on human rights that permits navigation by country.
This site presents the official data, definitions, methodologies and sources for more than 60 indicators to measure progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. The data and analyses are the product of the work of the Inter-agency and Expert Group (IAEG) on MDG Indicators, coordinated by the United Nations Statistics Division. You will also find the official progress reports and documents produced by IAEG. Links to related sites and documents and constantly updated news will keep you up to date with the ongoing activities on MDG monitoring.
The International Federation of Accountants website, where further information on the availability of IPSAS translations can be viewed.