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VALUE FORESTS: PAYMT ECO (R)

The Value of Forests (Russian language)

Payments for Ecosystem Services in a Green Economy

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
20 Apr 2016
Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) describes the situation where the user of an environmental service, such as water purification, pays the landowners who provide that service. For PES to exist, there must be a clearly defined user and supplier, as well as a number of other necessary conditio...
INNOV PERFORM REVIEW UKRAINE

Innovation Performance Review of Ukraine

Series:
ECE Innovative Performance Review
21 Apr 2016
The Innovation Performance Review of Ukraine 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 the problems of...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG #6 EPR

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Sixième édition révisée

Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Sixième édition révisée

Series:
Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
19 Nov 2015
Le Manuel d’épreuves et de critères contient des critères, des méthodes d’épreuve et des procédures qu’il convient d’appliquer pour classer les marchandises dangereuses conformément aux dispositions des Parties 2 et 3 du Règlement type annexé aux Recommandations relatives au transport des marchan...
GLOB HARMON SYST CLASS CHEMIC#5(C)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese language)

Fifth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese)
3 Feb 2016
Transport of dangerous goods needs to be regulated in order to prevent, as far as possible, accidents to persons or property and damage to the environment, the means of transport employed or to other goods. In order to ensure consistency between all these regulatory systems, the United Nations ha...
REC TRAN DANG GOOD TEST&CR #5.1(C)

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria - Fifth revised edition, Amendment 1 (Chinese language)

Fifth revised edition, Amendment 1

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria (Chinese)
3 Feb 2016
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
REC TRAN DANG GOOD MODEL REG#18(C)

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Eighteenth Revised Edition (Chinese language)

Model Regulations - Eighteenth revised edition (Vol.I&II)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Chinese)
3 Feb 2016
Transport of dangerous goods needs to be regulated in order to prevent, as far as possible, accidents to persons or property and damage to the environment, the means of transport employed or to other goods. In order to ensure consistency between all these regulatory systems, the United Nations ha...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #18

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Eighteenth Revised Edition

Model Regulations - Eighteenth revised edition (Vol.I&II)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
27 Jun 2013
The Model Regulations cover the classification of dangerous goods and their listing, the use, construction, testing and approval of packagings and portable tanks, and the consignment procedures (marking, labelling, placarding and documentation). They aim at ensuring a high level of safety by prev...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #5

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Fifth Revised Edition

13 Jun 2013
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards. It provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals and aims at enhancing the protection of human health a...
GLOB HARMO SYST CLASS 5/E REV (A)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Arabic language)

Fifth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Arabic)
14 Dec 2015
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards. It provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals and aims at enhancing the protection of human health a...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS TESTS #6

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria - Sixth Revised Edition

6th Revised Edition

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
19 Nov 2015
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
REC TRAN DANG GOOD TEST&CR #5.1(A)

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria - Fifth Revised Edition, Amendment 1 (Arabic language)

Fifth revised edition, Amendment 1

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria (Arabic)
3 Feb 2016
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
REC REL TRANSP MERC PELIG #6 PRU

Recomendaciones Relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Manual de Pruebas y Criterios - Sexta edición revisada

Manual de Pruebas y Criterios - Sexta edición revisada

Series:
Recomendaciones Relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Pruebas y Criterios
19 Nov 2015
El Manual de Pruebas y Criterios contiene criterios y descripciones de métodos y procedimientos de prueba para la clasificación de mercancías peligrosas de acuerdo con las disposiciones de las partes 2 y 3 de las “Recomendaciones relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Reglamentación Mo...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS TESTS #5.1

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria - Fifth Revised Edition, Amendment 1

Amendment 1 of the 5th Revised Edition

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
25 Jan 2012
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations, as well as of chemicals prese...
APPLICATION UNITED NATIONS FRAME

Application of the United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 to Nuclear Fuel Resources - Selected Case Studies

Series:
ECE Energy Series
29 Feb 2016
This publication includes eight case studies that demonstrate the classification of uranium or thorium resources at different scales, with examples in Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Malawi, Niger and the USA, to test the application of the United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Ener...
SUMMARY UNECE TRADE FACILITATION

Summary of UNECE Trade Facilitation Recommendations

Revised edition

31 Dec 2015
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...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON UZBEKISTAN

Country Profile on Housing and Land Management

Uzbekistan

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
9 Mar 2016
This Country Profile on Uzbekistan’s housing and land management sectors, prepared at the request of the Government of Uzbekistan, is the 18th in the series. The Country Profile programme continues to focus on specific challenges or achievements in the housing and land management sectors that are...
SUSTAIN URBAN MOBIL PUB TRANS EUR

Sustainable Urban Mobility and Public Transport in UNECE Capitals

14 Oct 2016
The inclusion of the explicit reference to urban transport in the SDG 11 is further confirmation that transport is an essential component of the overall sustainable development. It is crucial to eradicating poverty and economic growth (access to markets and jobs), improving education (access to s...
SPECTRUM OF BORDER CROSSING FACILI

Spectrum of Border Crossing Facilitation Activities

31 Mar 2016
This brochure presents the broad spectrum of UN Conventions relevant for border crossing facilitation and of which the UNECE Inland Transport Committee is the custodian, as well as other activities and tools that can make international movement of cargo and people efficient and thus improve acces...
UN MOTORCYCLE HELMET STUDY

The United Nations Motorcycle Helmet Study

Part of WP.29, “How it works and how to join it”, series

24 May 2016
This study examines issues, progress and challenges in efforts to improve the safety and wellbeing of motorcycle riders through the use of approved motorcycle helmets. The growth in motorcycles is accompanied by an increase in serious and fatal accidents. Evidence shows that once internationally ...
PROMOT SUSTAIN BUILD MATERIAL

Promoting Sustainable Building Materials and the Implications on the use of Wood in Buildings

A Review of Leading Public Policies in Europe and North America

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
8 Sep 2016
This study provides an overview of the current policy and regulatory environment regarding sustainable construction materials in the building sector in Europe and North America, and, where applicable, offers a commentary on the effectiveness of such regimes in driving the adoption of wood product...
STANDARDS FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCT

Standards for Disaster Risk Reduction

9 Mar 2016
This brochure explains why voluntary standards have a key role to play in the prevention and management of disaster risks, disruptions and crises. It is based on original analysis as well as an update to the paper produced by the UNECE secretariat as background for the United Nations publication ...
REV RECOM REGULAT COOP STAND POLIC

Revised Recommendations on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies

17 Jan 2018
The blueprints of products we use every day are developed in close reference to international standards. When these designs are developed into manufactured goods, firms cooperate with competent bodies that check conformity of their merchandise with relevant norms. And finally, when products are o...
GOOD PRACTICE RECOMM ESPOO CONVEN

Good Practice Recommendations on Public Participation in Strategic Environmental Assessment

Prepared under the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention)

20 Jan 2016
The recommendations are based on existing good practice and are intended as a practical tool to provide helpful guidance and to improve the implementation of the provisions of the Aarhus Convention in decision-making to: a) to assist Parties when designing their legal framework on public partici...
INNOV PERFORM REVIE TAJIKISTAN

Innovation Performance Review of Tajikistan

Series:
ECE Innovative Performance Review
25 Apr 2016
The Innovation Performance Review of Tajikistan 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 the problems...
ENVIRO PERFORM REV: BELAR 3RD (R)

Environmental Performance Review: Belarus (Russian language)

Belarus - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series (Russian)
17 May 2016
This series assists countries to improve their environmental policies by making concrete recommendations for better policy design and implementation. It helps integrate environmental policies into sector-specific policies such as those in agriculture, energy, transport and health. The present pub...
ENVIRO PERF REV BELARUS 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Belarus

Belarus - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
9 May 2016
This series assists countries to improve their environmental policies by making concrete recommendations for better policy design and implementation. It helps integrate environmental policies into sector-specific policies such as those in agriculture, energy, transport and health. The present pub...
TOGETHER WITH UNECE ROAD TO SAFETY

Together with UNECE on the Road to Safety

Cutting road traffic deaths and injuries in half by 2020

28 Jan 2016
Roughly 1.25 million people die each year around the world in traffic accidents. This report covers goals set by the United Nations Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety, introduced in 2011. It provides a comprehensive overview, including the status and key results of its goals, as...