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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 REVIEW 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...
ENVIRO PERF REV GEORGIA 3RD

Environmental Performance Review of Georgia

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...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2014/15

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2014-2015

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
14 Jan 2016
This publication provides information on forest products markets and related policies in Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States. It begins with an overview chapter, followed by analysis of government and industry policies and market-based implements affecting forest prod...
HNDBK MEASURING QUALITY EMPLOYMENT

Handbook on Measuring Quality of Employment

A Statistical Framework

14 Jan 2016
Employment is a key driver of social and economic development. It is also at the centre of most people's lives and the quality of an individual's employment is an important element of his or her well-being. At the same time, labour markets are evolving and the conditions of employment are continu...
TRANSPORT SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Transport for Sustainable Development

The Case of Inland Transport

16 Dec 2015
This study examines issues, progress and challenges in global efforts to achieve sustainable mobility of freight and people using inland modes of transport. While transport is a precondition for social and economic interactions, it has negative impacts (crashes, pollution and greenhouse gas emiss...
BEST POLICY PRACTICES FOR PROM

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
16 Sep 2015
This publication is prepared in the framework of the United Nations Development Account project “Promoting Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development”, which is implemented jointly by all five UN Regional Commissions with UNECE as the lead agency. This...
UNECE COUNTRIES FIGURES 2013

UNECE Countries in Figures 2013

Series:
UNECE Countries in Figures
11 Sep 2015
This publication gives a snapshot of the social and economic conditions in each of the member States, using statistical indicators from a wide variety of different domains, ranging from GDP per capita to rates of computer use by age and sex, and from gender differences in wage rates to the propor...
EOR 2013 SUPP17 BIENNIAL RPT ECE

Economic Commission for Europe

Biennial Report (1 April 2011 - 11 April 2013)

Series:
Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Biennial Report
11 Sep 2015
This is the official record of the Economic Commission for Europe for the period of 1 April 2011 to 11 April 2013.
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #19 (R)

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

Nineteenth Revised Edition

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Russian)
14 Jan 2016
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...
REC REL TRANSP MERC PELIG #19

Recomendaciones relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Reglamentación Modelo - Decimonovena edición revisada

Decimonovena edición revisada

Series:
Recomendaciones Relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Reglamentación Modelo
16 Dec 2015
Las Recomendaciones relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas están destinadas a los gobiernos y a las organizaciones internacionales que se ocupan de la reglamentación del transporte de mercancías peligrosas. En su 19° período de sesiones (2 a 10 de diciembre de 1996) el Comité aprobó una...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG #19

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Règlement type - Dix-neuvième édition révisée

Dix-neuvième édition révisée

Series:
Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Réglement Type
11 Sep 2015
Le Règlement type traite de la classification des marchandises dangereuses, de leur énumération, de l'utilisation, de la construction, des épreuves et des agréments des emballages et des citernes mobiles, ainsi que des procédures d'expédition incluant le marquage, l'étiquetage, le placardage et l...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #6 (R)

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

Sixth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Russian)
13 Jan 2016
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...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #6

Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de Clasificación y Etiquetado de Productos Químicos (SGA): Sexta edición revisada

Sexta edición revisada

Series:
Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
13 Jan 2016
El Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA) trata de la clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos por tipos de peligro. Proporciona la base para la armonización a escala mundial de los requisitos y reglamentaciones aplicables a dichos product...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #6

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

Sixth Revised Edition

Series:
Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
4 Jun 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...
CEVNI EUROP CODE INLA WATER #5

CEVNI European Code for Inland Waterways, Fifth revised edition

United Nations Economic Commission For Europe Inland Transport Committee, Working Party on Inland Water Transport

16 Sep 2015
Harmonised navigation rules are essential to facilitate traffic on inland waterways and ensure safety. The European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI) was first established in 1962 and has since that time been maintained by the UNECE Working Party on Inland Water Transport (SC.3). It contains the ...
ENVIRO PERF REV MONTENEGRO 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Montenegro

Montenegro - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
13 Aug 2015
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Environmental Performance Review Programme assesses progress made by individual countries in reconciling their economic and social development with environmental protection, as well as in meeting international commitments on environment and ...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #19

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

Model Regulations (19th Revised Edition - Vol. I & II)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
11 Sep 2015
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 #6

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

Sixth revised edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
29 Jul 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...
UNECE COUNTRIES FIGURES 2015

UNECE Countries in Figures 2015

Series:
UNECE Countries in Figures
31 May 2015
This publication gives a snapshot of the social and economic conditions in each of the member States, using statistical indicators from a wide variety of different domains, ranging from GDP per capita to rates of computer use by age and sex, and from gender differences in wage rates to the propor...