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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 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 - 19a edición revisada (Vol I & II)

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 - 19e édition révisée (Vol. I & II)

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...