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United Nations e-government survey 2020
As a development tool, the e-government survey examines countries’ strengths, challenges and opportunities, and informs policies and strategies. The 2020 edition found that progress has been made across all regions, even in the least developed countries.
The Sustainable Development Goals report 2019
This report provides evidence-based insights to see if our actions today are laying the right foundation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
World population prospects 2019
This report presents population estimates from 1950 to the present for 235 countries or areas, underpinned by analyses of historical demographic trends. The population estimates and projections describe population growth and ageing, as well as key trends in human fertility, mortality, and net international migration...
World Economic and Social Survey 2018
The World Economic and Social Survey is the flagship publication on major development issues prepared by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat (UN/DESA).
The Sustainable Development Goals report 2018
The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018 finds that conflict and climate change were major contributing factors leading to growing numbers of people facing hunger and forced displacement, as well as curtailing progress towards universal access to basic water and sanitation services.