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SMART SUSTAIN CITIES NUR SULTAN

Smart Sustainable Cities Profile: Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

7 Apr 2021
This Smart Sustainable City Profile presents the outcomes of the city evaluation against the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart Sustainable Cities (SSCs) and proposes actions to improve progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Based on the KPI evaluation, thi...
GUID MEASU INTRA HOUSE POWER DECI

Guidance for Measuring Intra-household Power and Decision-making

5 Apr 2021
Statistical indicators on gender equality in power and decision-making usually focus on the public sphere. This publication offers guidance for producing statistics on decision-making in the private sphere of the home. It proposes seven dimensions of household decision-making and offers possible ...
PAND CRISIS TRADE RLTD RESP

White Paper Pandemic Crisis

Trade-related Response

20 Apr 2021
This paper provides clear, accessible, and concise best practice guidelines to enable efficient control, clearance, and release facilitation measures, and outlines standard operating measures for pandemic situations. These guidelines are consistent with existing relevant frameworks and legislatio...
INNOVAT SUST DEV REV: GEORGIA

Innovation for Sustainable Development - Review of Georgia

6 May 2021
This publication contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the UNECE's cumulative experience in the identification of good practices and lessons on innovation and competitiveness policies. Placing particular focus on the problems of countries with economies in transition, i...
ROAD SAFETY PERFORM REV ETHIOPIA

Road Safety Performance Review - Ethiopia

17 Mar 2021
To support Member States most affected by road traffic fatalities, and adapting from the United Nations Development Account 9th tranche project “Strengthening the national road safety management capacities of selected developing countries and countries with economies in transition”, the Secretary...
GUIDANCE LONGIT DATA MIGRAT STATS

Guidance on the Use of Longitudinal Data for Migration Statistics

Series:
Conference of European Statisticians Statistical Standards and Studies
6 May 2021
As international migration grows, it is becoming increasingly important for the public and policymakers to understand migratory flows and the impact of migration on individuals, families, societies and economies. A longitudinal approach is particularly useful for such understanding, collecting in...
HOW NATURAL GAS CAN DISPLACE COMPE

How Natural Gas can Displace Competing Fuels

5 Nov 2020
If there is to be a significant role for gas as a transition fuel, let alone as a destination fuel, governments and international institutions need to develop strategies that encourage the use of gas in the near- and medium-term while providing for a subsequent orderly transition towards a vastly...
POTENTIAL OF NATURAL GAS PENETRATE

The Potential of Natural Gas to Penetrate New Markets

2 Nov 2020
The topics addressed in this paper focuses on geographical prospects for gas by UNECE sub-region and then by exploring the new applications for gas within the region as a whole. The versatility of gas means it can be used for heat, for power, for combined heat and power (CHP), for petrochemicals ...
GUIDE TO SHARING ECONOMIC DATA

Guide to Sharing Economic Data in Official Statistics

17 Mar 2021
This guide aims at making data sharing for production of official statistics more consistent by introducing new tools, such as: Rich examples to share experience from various different types of data sharing cases; An analysis of enablers and obstacles of data exchange with links to resources to o...
SUBRGNL INNOV POLI OUTLK 2020

Sub-regional Innovation Policy Outlook 2020

Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus

8 Jun 2021
Countries in the Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus (EESC) sub-region have considerable potential for sustainable growth and development that will require systematic experimentation with ideas and technologies across their respective economies and societies. This publication supports EESC coun...
POVERTY MEASUREMENT: GUIDE DATA

Poverty Measurement: Guide to Data Disaggregation

17 Mar 2021
To take further the methodological work and develop recommendations to countries on data disaggregation with particular focus to poverty measurement, the Conference of European Statisticians established a task force, which worked through 2018 and 2019 to develop the present Guide. The task force ...
POVERTY MEASUREMENT: GUIDE DATA(R)

Poverty Measurement: Guide to Data Disaggregation (Russian language)

9 Apr 2021
To take further the methodological work and develop recommendations to countries on data disaggregation with particular focus to poverty measurement, the Conference of European Statisticians established a task force, which worked through 2018 and 2019 to develop the present Guide. The task force ...
NATURAL RESOURCE NEXUSES ECE

Natural Resource Nexuses in the ECE Region

20 Apr 2021
This publication reviews the situation, trends, challenges and main interactions for the five natural resources of the Nexus – water, energy, food, land and materials – from the perspective of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Region. Increasing demand, changing climates and...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2019/20

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
23 Mar 2021
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end user - from roundwood and primary processed products t...
REVUE ANNUELLE MARCHE  2019/20

Revue annuelle du marché des produits forestiers 2019-2020

13 Apr 2021
La revue annuelle des marchés des produits forestiers 2019-2020 fournit une analyse complète des marchés de la région de la CEE et rend compte des principales influences du marché en dehors de la région de la CEE. Il couvre la gamme de produits de la forêt à l'utilisateur final: du bois rond et d...
FOREST PROD ANNUAL 2019/20 (R)

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020 (Russian language)

7 Apr 2021
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end user - from roundwood and primary processed products t...
RECOMMENDATION NO.16

Recommendation No. 16: United Nations Code for Trade and Transport Location

Revision 4 - 2020 Edition

10 Jan 2021
This Recommendation lays foundations for the coded representation of names of locations related to trade and transport (e.g. ports, airports, inland clearance depots and freight terminals, places of receipt and delivery, etc.). Codes are available for information exchange between stakeholders as ...
PEOPLE-SMART SUST CITIES (R)

People-Smart Sustainable Cities (Russian Language)

19 Apr 2021
This publication advocates a “cities-based” approach to sustainable development, which recognizes the central and integrating role that cities and urban living play in developing sustainability. The publication highlights that, similarly to the financial crisis of 2008, the COVID-19 pandemic has ...
PEOPLE-SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES

People-Smart Sustainable Cities

27 Jan 2021
This publication advocates a “cities-based” approach to sustainable development, which recognizes the central and integrating role that cities and urban living play in developing sustainability. The publication highlights that, similarly to the financial crisis of 2008, the COVID-19 pandemic has ...
GUIDELINES & BEST PRACTICES MSME

Guidelines and Best Practices for Micro-, Small and Medium Enterprises in Delivering Energy-efficient Products and in Providing Renewable Energy Equipment in the Post-COVID-19 Recovery Phase

Series:
ECE Energy Series
23 Mar 2021
The role of micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in delivering energy-efficient products and in providing renewable energy equipment can become crucial in the post-COVID-19 recovery phase if they are provided with necessary incentives. This can be one of the ways to restart MSME or even cr...
WHITE PAPER BLOCKCHAIN TRADE FACIL

White Paper Blockchain in Trade Facilitation

27 Nov 2020
Blockchain technology is one of the most talked about topics in the sphere of information technology as well as in the facilitation of electronic business. The cryptocurrency Blockchain applications are well known and well-publicized, however, this technology has the potential to influence the wa...
NEXUS SUST MOBILITY SMART CONNECT

UNECE Nexus: Sustainable Mobility and Smart Connectivity

20 Apr 2021
This publication reviews the challenges to and vital importance of mobility and connectivity within the ECE region, highlighting their role in the operation of an economy and in moving goods and people within and across borders. It further demonstrates that the digitalization of many of these pro...
RECOMMENDATION NO.33 (R)

Recommendation No. 33 - 2020 Edition (Russian language)

Recommendation and Guidelines on Establishing a Single Window to Enhance the Efficient Exchange of International Trade Information Between Trade and Government

12 Jan 2021
Within the context of this Recommendation, a Single Window is defined as a facility providing trade facilitation that allows parties involved in trade and transport to lodge standardized information and documents with a single entry point to fulfill all import, export, and transit-related regulat...
RECOMMANDATION NO.33

Recommandation No. 33 - Édition 2020

Recommandation et lignes directrices en vue de la mise en place d’un guichet unique rendre plus efficaces les échanges d’informations entre les opérateurs économiques et l’administration publique

12 Jan 2021
Dans le contexte de la présente recommandation, on entend par guichet unique un système de facilitation du commerce permettant aux opérateurs qui participent au commerce et au transport de communiquer des informations et documents normalisés en un seul point d’entrée afin de satisfaire à toutes l...
RECOMMENDATION NO.33

Recommendation No. 33 - 2020 Edition

Recommendation and Guidelines on Establishing a Single Window to Enhance the Efficient Exchange of International Trade Information Between Trade and Government

1 Jan 2021
Within the context of this Recommendation, a Single Window is defined as a facility providing trade facilitation that allows parties involved in trade and transport to lodge standardized information and documents with a single entry point to fulfill all import, export, and transit-related regulat...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4 (R)

Recommendation N°4: National Trade Facilitation Bodies (Russian language)

13 Jan 2021
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
RECOMMANDATION NO.4

Recommandation N°4: Organismes nationaux de facilitation du commerce

16 Nov 2020
La recommandation n ° 4 révisée intègre des lignes directrices qui fournissent une description détaillée des étapes de la mise en place des Organismes nationaux de facilitation des échanges (ONFB) ainsi qu'un modèle de mandat pour un ONFB que les pays utilisent ou personnalisent en fonction de le...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4

Recommendation N°4 - National Trade Facilitation Bodies

4 Sep 2020
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...