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* WB – International Debt Statistics 2013 World Bank (WB) released the International Debt Statistics 2013. Check for more here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * UN – Prospects for the World economy in 2013-2014 United Nations (UN) published the Prospects for the World Economy in 2013-2014. Find more here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * 2013 Index of Economic Freedom The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation, Washington’s preeminent think tank, issued the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom. Please follow the link.
6 June 2012 According to the fifth edition of the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5), launched on the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), from the 90 of the most important environmental goals and objectives only it has been notice a significant progress in four of them. More here.
13 April 2012, Vienna A newly updated and revised version of the Digest on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) has been published by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). The third edition of the Digest is now available for free on the UNCITRAL website at http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/en/case_law/digests.html The Digest is a compilation of worldwide court and arbitral decisions and is based on the case law collected through the CLOUT system (Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts). The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) is the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law.
On 10 January 2012, the five-agency programme adopt a new medium-term strategy for 2012-16 in regard to help developing countries meet international standards on food safety and animal and plant health. The Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) was set up by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), World Bank, World Health Organization (WHO) and World Trade Organization (WTO), and is run by the five partners together with donor countries and representatives of developing countries. Since it was set up in 2002, the STDF has supported 47 projects and 48 project-preparation grants benefiting 54 developing countries. The current voluntary donors countries are Canada, Denmark, EU, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Chinese Taipei, US.