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WORDS INTO ACTION GUIDELINES IMPLE

Words Into Action - Guidelines Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

Integrating Disaster Risk Management with Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation

3 Jun 2019
The majority of disasters are water-related with the flow of freshwater mostly occurring in transboundary basins. This guide supports the implementation of the Sendai Framework. It aims to raise awareness on the importance of river basin management and transboundary cooperation in Disaster Risk R...
WORDS INTO ACTION (R)

Words Into Action - Guidelines Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation (Russian language)

Integrating Disaster Risk Management with Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation

13 Nov 2019
The majority of disasters are water-related with the flow of freshwater mostly occurring in transboundary basins. This Words into Action Guide has been prepared by UNECE and UNISDR to support the implementation of the Sendai Framework. It aims to raise awareness on the importance of river basin m...
PROGRESS TRANSBOUND WATER

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation 2018

Global Baseline for SDG 6 Indicator 6.5.2

22 Aug 2019
Cooperation over transboundary rivers, lakes and aquifers is critical to ensuring that water resources are managed in an equitable and sustainable manner, and the achievement of SDG6 (water). Transboundary waters also create social, economic, environmental and political inter-dependencies that ma...
PROGRESS TRANSBOUND WATER (R)

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation 2018 (Russian language)

Global Baseline for SDG 6 Indicator 6.5.2

29 Aug 2019
Cooperation over transboundary rivers, lakes and aquifers is critical to ensuring that water resources are managed in an equitable and sustainable manner, and the achievement of SDG6 (water). Transboundary waters also create social, economic, environmental and political inter-dependencies that ma...
PROGRESS TRANSBOUND WATER (S)

Avances en la cooperación en materia de aguas transfronterizas 2018

Valores de referencia mundiales para el indicador 6.5.2 de los ODS

29 Aug 2019
Con el fin de examinar los progresos generales necesarios para el logro del ODS 6 y determinar las interrelaciones y las formas de acelerar los avances, ONU-Agua elaboró el Informe de Síntesis 2018 sobre el ODS 6 relativo al agua y saneamiento, en el que se concluye que el mundo no está bien enca...
FORESTS AND WATER: VALUATION

Forests and Water

Valuation and Payments for Forest Ecosystem Services

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
24 May 2019
The objectives of this study are to further improve our understanding about the ways in which payments for ecosystem services schemes can be applied to forests, in particular focusing on forest’s hydrological functions for the mutual benefit of both humans and the environment. The study covers ad...
REVUE ANNUELLE MARCHE  2017/18

Revue annuelle du marché des produits forestiers 2017-2018

Series:
Etudes de Genève sur le Bois et la Forêt
17 Nov 2019
La Revue annuelle du marché des produits forestiers 2017-2018 fournit une analyse complète des marchés dans la région de la CEE et examine l’influence sur les marchés des principaux facteurs hors de la région. Elle traite des produits forestiers à partir de la forêt jusqu’à l’utilisateur final, c...
FOREST PROD ANNUAL 2017/18 (R)

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2017-2018 (Russian language)

16 Nov 2019
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2017-2018 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...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2017/18

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2017-2018

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
6 Sep 2019
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2017-2018 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...
REGULAT PROCED BARR TRADE: GEORGIA

Regulatory and Procedural Barriers to Trade in Georgia

Needs Assessment

12 Jun 2019
UNECE undertakes demand-driven national studies of regulatory and procedural barriers to trade, with a view to helping countries achieve greater regional and global economic integration; informing donors as to where assistance might be required, and supporting policy discussions within the Steeri...
 PROGRESS TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COOP

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation under the Water Convention

Report on implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

14 Jan 2019
The publication presents and analyses the findings of the first pilot reporting exercise under the Water Convention, which was carried out in 2017. Progress made in the implementation of the Convention is reviewed and summarised, together with the identification of significant trends, success, ch...
ENVIRO PERF REV MONGOLIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Mongolia

Mongolia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
13 Mar 2019
The report takes stock of progress made by Mongolia in the management of its environment since 1987. It covers legal and policy frameworks, compliance assurance, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, public participation and education for sustainable development. It addresses issues spe...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON KAZAKHSTAN (R)

Country Profiles of the Housing Sector (Russian language)

Republic of Kazakhstan

27 Jul 2018
The Country Profile of Kazakhstan, prepared at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan focuses on the housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainabl...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON KAZAKHSTAN

Country Profiles of the Housing Sector

Republic of Kazakhstan

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
25 Jul 2018
The Country Profile of Kazakhstan, prepared at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan focuses on the nation's housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart s...
EOR 2017 SUPP17 ECE BIENNIAL RPT

Economic Commission for Europe

Biennial Report (17 April 2015-27 April 2017)

Series:
Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Biennial Report
7 Jun 2018
This is the official report submitted to the Economic and Social Council by the Economic Commission for Europe for the period of 17 April 2015 to 27 April 2017.
ENVIRO PERF REV ALBANIA 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Albania

Albania - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
22 Mar 2019
This programme assesses progress made by individual countries, in this case Albania, in reconciling their economic and social development with environmental protection, as well as in meeting international commitments on environment and sustainable development. It assists countries to improve thei...
ENVIRO PERF REV BOSNIA HER 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
18 Dec 2018
This programme assesses progress made by individual countries, in this case Bosnia and Herzagovina, in reconciling their economic and social development with environmental protection, as well as in meeting international commitments on environment and sustainable development. It assists countries ...
SMART SUST CITY PROF GORIS ARMENIA

Smart Sustainable City Profile for Goris, Armenia

12 Jun 2019
To address the major urban challenges, UNECE and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) developed, jointly with 15 other UN bodies and other partners, the Key Performance Indicators for Smart Sustainable Cities. This is a set of 91 indicators, which are an important tool to assess the pe...
RAILWAY REFORM THE ECE REGION

Railway Reform in the ECE Region

8 Mar 2018
This study on railway reform in the ECE Region looks at the history of railway reform within its member States and looks at how it has been implemented through a number of examples, highlighting that railway reform across the ECE region has taken different forms in terms of institutional structur...
MEASUR VALU FOREST GREEN ECON

Measuring the Value of Forests in a Green Economy

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
24 May 2019
This paper presents green economy related definitions and concepts, and internationally developed assessment methods, notably natural capital accounting approaches, and in this way explore aligning forest sector approaches to those being used in wider contexts. It also proposes preliminary sugges...
GREEN JOBS THE FOREST SECTOR

Green Jobs in the Forest Sector

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
17 May 2019
The study Green Jobs in the Forest Sector provides an overview of existing Green Forest Jobs and identifies possible areas for future activities and jobs in the forest sector, and may serve as starting point for further analysis and discussion on the future of Green Forest Jobs. It offers a frame...
RECOM ON COMM POPUL PROJEC

Recommendations on Communicating Population Projections

17 May 2019
This publication contains a series of good practices and recommendations on effectively communicating the results of population projections. In this publication, “communication” encompasses not only how projections should be disseminated to users, but also what should be communicated. The aim is ...
SUMMARY UNECE TRADE FACILIT REC

Summary of UNECE Trade Facilitation Recommendations

21 Mar 2018
This publication contains the latest information on trade facilitation recommendations established under the auspices of the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT). The publication provides a summary of the approved Recommendations presented in a detailed...
BEST POLICY PRACT FOR PROM 2ND

Best Policy Practices for Promoting Energy Efficiency

A Structured Framework of Best Practices in Policies to Promote Energy Efficiency for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development

Series:
ECE Energy Series
22 Feb 2018
This is the second edition of the Best Policy Practices for Promoting Energy Efficiency publication prepared in the framework of the United Nations Development Account project “Promoting Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development”. It provides addition...
UNECE GUID SEED POTATO LOT INS (R)

UNECE Guide to Seed Potato Lot Inspection (Russian language)

Recommended Practices

14 Aug 2019
This Guide refers to the UNECE STANDARD S-1, concerning the marketing and commercial quality control of Seed Potatoes. Knowledge of the relevant requirements is essential for the inspector. Inspection is the visual examination of plants, tubers, containers, equipment or facilities by an authoriz...
UNECE GUIDE SEED POTATO LOT INS

UNECE Guide to Seed Potato Lot Inspection

Recommended Practices

14 Aug 2019
This Guide refers to the UNECE STANDARD S-1, concerning the marketing and commercial quality control of Seed Potatoes. Knowledge of the relevant requirements is essential for the inspector. Inspection is the visual examination of plants, tubers, containers, equipment or facilities by an authoriz...
UNECE GUIDE OPER SEED POTATO CERT

UNECE Guide to Operating a Seed Potato Certification Service

14 Aug 2019
This guide has been developed to assist Designated Authorities (DAs) in the operation of their seed potato certification service and to encourage standardisation in the operation of seed potato certification services between DAs. The guide is also intended to assist countries that are not implem...