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IMPL UNECE STRAT ESD REGION 15 18

Implementation of the UNECE Strategy for ESD Across the ECE Region (2015-2018)

11 Nov 2022
The present document provides a summary of the progress made by the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) and the United Nations Member States in implementing the ECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) during the implementation phase 2017–2019 (also referred to as the “implem...
MIPAA/RIS+20 YRS ACT UNECE

MIPAA/RIS+20 UNECE

20 Years of Action Towards Creating Societies for All Ages in the UNECE Region

17 Oct 2022
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA, 2002), the report provides an overview of the key developments in ageing-related policy in the UNECE region, progress made over the past 20 years, gaps and challenges that remain, and directions f...
CARBON NEUTARLITY ECE REGION

Carbon Neutrality in the UNECE Region

Integrated Life-cycle Assessment of Electricity Sources

Series:
ECE Energy Series
6 Oct 2022
Well-informed energy policy design is key to reaching decarbonization targets and keep global climate change under a 2°C threshold. In particular, low-carbon electricity provision for all is essential, as the IPCC shows that the most ambitious climate mitigation scenarios entail the electrificati...
INNOVAT SUST DEV REV UZBEKISTAN

Innovation for Sustainable Development - Review of Uzbekistan

29 Jul 2022
The Innovation for Sustainable Development Review of Uzbekistan contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the experience accumulated by the UNECE in the identification of good practices and policy lessons in the area of knowledge-based development, with particular reference...
EUR ENVRMT 7TH PAN EUR ENVRMT ASS

Europe’s Environment

The Seventh Pan-European Environmental Assessment

11 Nov 2022
Europe’s Environment – the seventh pan-European environmental assessment – is the latest in the series of regional assessments conducted since 1995. The environmental assessments of the pan-European region provide up-to-date and policy-relevant information on the interactions between the environm...
INNOVAT SUST DEV REV MOLDOVA

Innovation for Sustainable Development Review of Moldova

11 Feb 2022
The Innovation for Sustainable Development Review of Moldova contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the experience accumulated by the UNECE in the identification of good practices and policy lessons in the area of knowledge-based development, with particular reference to...
FORECAST COMMTTEE FORESTS 20-22

Forecast of the Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry

Forest Products Production and Trade 2020-2022

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
8 Apr 2022
This publication is the statistical supplement to the official statement by the Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry about the current and next year's forest products markets. The tables in the publication show detailed forest products production and trade forecasts by country for 2021 an...
FOREST SECTOR OUTLOOK 2020-2040

Forest Sector Outlook Study 2020-2040

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
23 May 2022
The Forest Sector Outlook 2020-2040 study for the UNECE region provides information that supports decision-making by showing the possible medium- and long-term consequences of specific policy choices and structural changes, using scenario analyses whenever possible. The study is the first to cove...
CIR CONCEPT FOREST BASED INDUST

Circularity Concepts in Forest-based Industries

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
2 Aug 2022
The world’s prevalent economic model, based on a ‘take-make-use-dispose’ approach, cannot maintain and raise human standards of living without causing environmental degradation and incurring economic risks. Decoupling economic activity from the increasing demand for natural resources could be don...
MANAGEMENT OF COAL MINE METHANE

Best Practice Guidance for Effective Management of Coal Mine Methane at National Level

Monitoring, Reporting, Verification and Mitigation

Series:
ECE Energy Series
18 Mar 2022
While Methane (CH4) is the second most prevalent anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) after carbon dioxide (CO2), the Global Warming Potential (GWP) of the former is 28-34 times higher than that of the latter. Coal mining is a major source of methane emissions, accounting for about 12% of global to...
UNECE REGIONAL ACTION PLAN 2030

Place and Life in the ECE: A Regional Action Plan 2030

Tackling Challenges From the COVID-19 Pandemic, Climate and Housing Emergencies in Region, City, Neighbourhood and Homes

25 Aug 2022
The “Place and Life in the ECE – A Regional Action Plan 2030: Tackling challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, climate and housing emergencies in region, city, neighbourhood and homes” was endorsed by the Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management on 6 October 2021. The ...
SMART SUST CITIES PROFILES NORWAY

Smart Sustainable Cities Profiles: Norway

Ålesund, Asker, Bærum, Rana and Trondheim

22 Apr 2022
The Sustainable Smart City Profiles of Ålesund, Asker, Bærum, Rana, and Trondheim; Norway; were developed based on the evaluation of the cities’ performance against the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart and Sustainable Cities (SSC). The cities’ profiles include an analysis of the outcom...
HALFWAY 2030 SNPSHT INSGHTS 2022

Halfway to 2030: How Many Targets Will be Achieved in the ECE Region?

22 Apr 2022
The publication assesses progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UNECE region (Europe, Noth America, and Central Asia) relying on most recent internationally available data and offers stories on how regional and country-level actions relate to sustainable development outc...
IMPLM INVEST POLICY REVIEW UZBEK

Report on the Implementation of the Investment Policy Review: Uzbekistan

21 Mar 2022
This report assesses the progress made to improve the investment environment in Uzbekistan since the completion of the UNCTAD Investment Policy Review. It analyses recent trends in terms of foreign direct investment flows and their contribution to achieving the country’s development objectives. I...
WATER SANITATON AFFRDBLE POLICY

Making Water and Sanitation Affordable for All

Policy Options and Good Practices to Ensure the Affordability of Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Services in the Pan-European Region

31 May 2022
The publication is a policy brief aimed at supporting the efforts of countries in the pan-European region in the progressive realization of the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation. More specifically, it intends to raise the profile of affordability issues among policymakers; enhanc...
APPROACHES MEASURNG SOCIAL EXCLSN

Approaches to Measuring Social Exclusion

Series:
Conference of European Statisticians Statistical Standards and Studies
29 Jul 2022
The publication describes concepts of exclusion or inclusion, equalities and well-being, and leaving no one behind, in the context of individual societies. It considers specific policy examples from across the world which have impetus for measurement of these concepts. It also provides different ...
RIVER INFO SERVICES ECE REGION

River Information Services in the Region of the Economic Commission for Europe

31 May 2022
This publication serves as an overview of the objectives, services, and stakeholders of River Information Services in Europe, ECE resolutions on River Information Services, the international regulatory framework for RIS, the ECE strategic framework for the development of River Information Service...
GENERALIZ SYSTEM PREFERENCF EU

Generalized System of Preferences: Handbook on the Scheme of the European Union

7 Mar 2022
UNCTAD’s GSP Handbook series promotes greater awareness among exporters and government officials in developing countries on trading opportunities available under the GSP and a better understanding of applicable rules and regulations with a view to facilitating their effective utilization. The Gen...
STDY FUTURE LAND ADMIN ECE REG

Scenario Study on Future Land Administration in the UNECE Region

15 Feb 2022
Decision-makers in the field of land administration need a broad understanding of emerging issues and developments that are expected to shape the future of the sector. To this end, the UNECE Working Party on Land Administration agreed to elaborate scenarios for future land administration and land...
UNECE REGIONAL RPT 2021

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation

UNECE Regional Report 2021

5 Apr 2022
This report assesses the progress of the implementation of trade facilitation measures and thus helps identify policy, legal, procedural, regulatory, and technical gaps that affect the implementation of trade facilitation measures. Accelerating the pace of trade facilitation implementation can en...
UNECE REGIONAL RPT 2021 (R)

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation (Russian language)

UNECE Regional Report 2021

5 Apr 2022
This report assesses the progress of the implementation of trade facilitation measures and thus helps identify policy, legal, procedural, regulatory, and technical gaps that affect the implementation of trade facilitation measures. Accelerating the pace of trade facilitation implementation can en...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2020/21

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2020-2021

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
14 Jan 2022
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2021-2021 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences beyond the region. It covers products from the forest to the end-user and from roundwood and primary processed products to value-added, hou...
ENVIRO PERF REV ROMANIA 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Romania

Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
4 Feb 2022
This third EPR of Romania takes stock of progress made by the country in the management of its environment since its second review in 2012 and assesses the implementation of the recommendations of the previous EPR. The review covers legal and policy frameworks and compliance assurance mechanisms....
ATP HANDBOOK 2021

ATP Handbook 2021

The Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to Be Used for Such Carriage (ATP) as Amended on 1 June 2022

4 Mar 2022
This publication comprises the ATP Agreement itself and its Annexes with comments added where appropriate for clarification or additional explanation of the text. Comments contained in the ATP Handbook are not legally binding for Contracting Parties of the ATP. They are, however, important for th...
MANUEL ATP 2021

Manuel ATP 2021

À utiliser avec l’Accord relatif aux transports internationaux de denrées périssables et aux engins spéciaux à utiliser pour ces transports tel que modifié au 1er juin 2022

3 May 2022
Le Manuel ATP comprend l'Accord ATP proprement dit et ses annexes avec des observations insérées aux endroits appropriés pour clarification ou pour explication du texte. Les observations figurant dans le Manuel de l'ATP ne sont pas juridiquement contraignantes pour les Parties contractantes. Cepe...