Wallis and Futuna - Recensement De La Population 2018

Wallis and Futuna - Recensement De La Population 2018

La population de Wallis et Futuna est recensée du 23 juillet au 18 août 2018. Ce recensement a lieu cinq ans après le précédent de 2013 comme y oblige la loi relative à la démocratie de proximité de 2002. Il est organisé et contrôlé par l’Insee ; sa préparation et sa réalisation sont effectuées en partenariat avec le Service Territorial de la Statistique ...

Labour Relations in Uruguay 2005-2008

Labour Relations in Uruguay 2005-2008

Labour relations have changed significantly in Uruguay since 2005, when a new government took power. Amidst economic growth, the government carried out juridical and institutional changes that restored collective bargaining rights and expanded coverage to more workers, adding the rural sector and, most recently, domestic service to the traditional privat ...

Togo: After Eyadéma?

Togo: After Eyadéma?

Togo’s transition to multiparty representative politics rapidly went off course in the early 1990s, due to a combination of state terror under veteran dictator General Gnassingbé Eyadéma and incoherence on the part of a largely southern-based opposition. Eyadéma’s armed forces launched a policy of savage repression of southerners, resulting in mass popul ...

Swaziland Humanitarian Situation Report

Swaziland Humanitarian Situation Report

UNICEF has fully rehabilitated 50 of the 69 schools damaged during Tropical Cyclone Dineo. The remaining 19 schools will be operational by June 2017.  UNICEF prepositioned WASH supplies worth over US$54,830 with the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) to be used by the WASH and Health Sectors as needed for emergency interventions such as floods. ...

Country Overview: Sri Lanka

Around 45-50% of people in Sri Lanka own a mobile phone now. Although this is higher in comparison to South Asia (30%) and the developing world (40%), mobile ownership in Sri Lanka is well below that in mature markets which typically see rates of 60-80%. Over the last five years, subscriber growth in Sri Lanka has been driven by a combination of three fa ...

Life Country Overview Slovakia

Life Country Overview Slovakia

This LIFE priority area is aimed at developing, testing and demonstrating best practices, solutions and integrated approaches to environmental challenges, as well as improving the related knowledge base. The LIFE Environment and Resource Efficiency strand (formerly the LIFE Environment Policy and Governance component) has co-financed ten projects in Slov ...

ETHNIC MINORITIES in SERBIA an Overview

This handbook provides a brief overview of the minority groups in Serbia, including a sketch of each minority’s history, census data, religion, political orientation, language, culture and media. This guide is intended as an introductory reference handbook for those working with minority groups in Serbia, and not as a comprehensive study of these groups. ...

SAINT LUCIAVoluntary National Review Report

SAINT LUCIAVoluntary National Review Report

In 2015, along with the rest of the Global Community Saint Lucia made a commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. As a small island developing state, with significant vulnerabilities to external economic shocks, the impacts of natural disasters and effects of climate change, Saint Lucia recognizes fully that sustainable development with ...

Country Profile: Paraguay

Country Profile: Paraguay

Pre-Columbian Paraguay and Spanish Imperialism: Long before Spanish conquistadors discovered Paraguay for King Charles V in 1524, semi-nomadic Chaco Indian tribes populated Paraguay’s rugged landscape. Although few relics or physical landmarks remain from these tribes, the fact that nearly 90 percent of Paraguayans still understand the indigenous Guaraní ...

Moldova: an Overview

Moldova: an Overview

On June 14, 2019, a political crisis in Moldova ended when the formerly ruling Democratic Party of Moldova (PDM) agreed to dissolve the outgoing government in favor of a new, democratically elected coalition. The coalition consists of a reform-oriented, Western-leaning alliance, ACUM (or “Now”) and the socially conservative, Russianleaning Party of Socia ...

Country Overview: Mexico

Country Overview: Mexico

In 2015 the mobile sector made a total contribution of more than $40 billion in value-added terms, equivalent to nearly 3.5% of Mexico’s total GDP. This includes both direct and indirect contributions, as well as productivity and efficiency gains through the use of mobile technology. Approximately 335,000 jobs were also supported by the mobile ecosystem.

Macau Overview

Macau Overview

It is no secret that the economy of Macau is growing, and it is growing fast. it surged 15.6 percent in real terms in 2003. and more than 25 percent in 2004. The driving forces behind this spectacular boom are a mix of gambling, tourism, and construction, both public and private, as Macau is hosting the East Asian Games in November 2005 and also wants to ...

Liechtenstein 2016 Country Review

Liechtenstein 2016 Country Review

The principality of Liechtenstein is a microstate measuring just 62 square miles and home to a population of about 35,000, making it one of the world's smallest countries. Tucked away in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland, Liechtenstein is located at the crossroads of Europe. Early inhabitants of Liechtenstein included Celts, Romans, and Alemanni, ...

Libya Humanitarian Overview

Libya Humanitarian Overview

Since mid-2014, fighting in populated areas continues across Libya, leading to civilian casualties, damage to civilian infrastructure and displacement. In the last 12 months, an estimated 1.62 million people¹ have been directly affected. According to the latest UN and partners’ needs analysis, 1.1 million people, of whom 378,000 are children and 307,000 ...

Lebanon: an Overview

Lebanon: an Overview

Lebanon, a small middle-income country located on the eastern Mediterranean, is typical of many developing nations as it is undergoing demographic and epidemiological transitions with limited resources at hand, and yet unique due to its diverse population and long history of conflict. The conditions of Lebanese women are also fairly unique: A gender anal ...

Laos Country Overview

Laos Country Overview

The recorded history of Laos dates back to the 14th Century when the independent Kingdom of Lane Xang (one million elephants) first emerged. It was during the Lane Xang period that Theravada Buddhism was introduced to Laos. Conflicts with Siam and other neighboring countries occurred over later centuries. In the early 18th Century the Kingdom split into ...