miniAtlas of Global Development
An at-a-glance guide to the most pressing development issues facing the world today. Highlights key social, economic, and environmental data for 208 of the world’s economies.
A snapshot, presented in maps and charts, of the world’s most urgent environmental challenges: increasing population, the rising demand for energy and food, declining biodiversity, and the pressure of water resources.
miniAtlas of Millennium Development Goals: Building a Better World
How far are we towards meeting the
Millennium Development Goals? And what resources are needed to help those countries that are not on track? An insightful and practical guide to important contemporary global concerns.
Human Security Report Project and the World Bank, this at-a-glance guide to global security issues provides a wealth of information on armed conflicts since 1946. It maps political violence, the links between poverty and conflict, assaults on human rights – including the use of child soldiers – and the causes of war and peace.
Extraordinary changes have taken place since the end of the Cold War. Despite the escalating violence in Iraq, and the widening war in Darfur, there has been a decline in armed conflict worldwide.
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