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MAKING CITIES RESILIENT RPT 2012

Making Cities Resilient Report 2012

My City is Getting Ready - A Global Snapshot of How Local Governments Reduce Disaster Risk

Series:
Making Cities Resilient Report
24 Jan 2013
This report is a product of cities' and local governments' efforts to protect their cities and make them safer and productive places to live and work. Today, with more that half of the world's population living in urban areas, building resilience to natural hazards has become a pressing challenge...
SYSTEM ENVIRO ECON ACCT CENTRAL

System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012

Central Framework

30 Apr 2014
This publication is a statistical framework that provides a comprehensive, consistent, comparable and flexible set of environmental-economic accounts for policymaking, analysis and research purposes. Agenda 21 adopted at the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development, in Rio de Janeiro, ca...
ENVIRO PERF REV ROMANIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Romania

Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
20 May 2013
The second Environmental Performance Review of Romania takes stock of the progress made by Romania in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2001. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the first review. This second EPR also covers 10...
ENVIRO 1ST PERF REV TURKMENISTAN

Environmental Performance Reviews

Turkmenistan - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
28 Jan 2013
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) carries out Environmental Performance Reviews (EPR) in its member States that are not members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in order to improve their environmental management by recommending ways to achieve bet...
ENVIRO PERF REV ALBANIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Review

Albania - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
28 Jan 2013
The present publication takes stock of the progress made by Albania in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2002. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the first review. This second Environmental Performance Review also covers 10 i...
INNOVATIVE TECH IN RUS FOREST SECT

Innovative Technology in the Russian Forest Sector

The Way to the Green Economy

31 Dec 2012
Primarily based on the conference 'Larch - problems of complex processing', held on 6 October 2011 at St. Petersburg State Technological University of Plant Polymers.
ENVIRO PERF REV TAJIKISTAN 2ND

Environmental Performance Review

Tajikistan - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
10 Jan 2013
The present publication takes stock of the progress made by Tajikistan in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2004. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the first review. This second Environmental Performance Review also covers 1...
CHRONIQUE ONU V49 #1/2 2012

Chronique ONU Vol. XLIX No.1-2 2012

Est-ce l'avenir que nous voulons?

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Chronique ONU
9 May 2013
Une lecture incontournable pour tous les citoyens du monde, la Chronique ONU est une publication trimestrielle, un rapport facile à lire sur les travaux des Nations Unies et de ses agences. Produit par le Département de l'information, chaque numéro couvre un large éventail d’activités des Nations...
UN CHRONICLE V49 #1/2 2012

UN Chronicle Vol. XLIX No.1-2 2012

The Future We Want?

Series:
UN Chronicle
31 May 2012
A must-read for every concerned world citizen, the United Nations Chronicle is a quarterly, easy-to-read report on the work of the United Nations and its agencies. Produced by the United Nations Department of Public Information, every issue covers a wide range United Nations related activities: f...
BUSINESS & CLIMATE POLICY

Business and Climate Policy

The Potentials and Pitfalls of Private Voluntary Programs

6 Jun 2012
Climate change has become one of the most important and challenging global policy fields. Attention has primarily focused on the successes and failures of states and intergovernmental organizations but many more actors are involved and contribute solutions. The contributions to this book assess t...
CLIMATE PROTECTION & DEV

Climate Protection and Development

Series:
United Nations Series on Development
4 May 2012
This book spells out, in more detail than usual, what can and should be done to avert the real risks of disaster. It summons us to an endeavour worthy of the resources and ingenuity of the twenty-first century - towards bold initiatives with big costs, and much bigger benefits. It explores the in...
UN GLOBAL COMPACT INTL YRBK 2012

Global Compact International Yearbook 2012

Series:
United Nations Global Compact International Yearbook
5 Sep 2012
The main focus of this latest edition is the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The event marked a crossroad for sustainable development and set the sustainability agenda for the next decade. Therefore, the world expected that a strong call for responsible and sustainable bus...
STAT YRBK 2010 55TH ISS

Statistical Yearbook 2010, Fifty-fifth Issue

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
4 Jun 2012
This publication is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, obtained from sources including United Nations agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. The 55th edition conta...
SATOYAMA SATOUMI ECOSYSTEMS

Satoyama-Satoumi Ecosystems and Human Well-being

Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes of Japan

16 Mar 2012
This publication analyses changes which have occured in satoyama-satoumi ecosystems over the last 50 years and identifies plausible future scenarios for the year 2050 taking into account various drivers such as governmental and economic policy, climate change, technology and socio-behavioural res...
ENVIRO PERF REV MACEDONIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Review: The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
27 Mar 2012
The first Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was carried out in 2002. This second review intends to measure the progress made by the country in managing its environment and in addressing upcoming environmental challenges since the first EPR. To fig...
GAOR 66TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2011

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2011 Report

Fifty-eighth session (23-27 May 2011)

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
23 Aug 2011
Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation by General Assembly resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to undertake broad assessments of the sources of ionizing radiation and its effects on human healt...
GLOBAL COMPACT INTL YRBK 2011

Global Compact International Yearbook 2011

Series:
United Nations Global Compact International Yearbook
22 Aug 2011
Over the last several years, the United Nations has become a trailblazer in promoting corporate responsibility. In the 11 years since its launch, the United Nations Global Compact has been at the forefront of the UN’s effort to make the private sector a critical actor in advancing sustainability,...
UNSCEAR RPT 2010 (M)

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2010

Fifty-seventh Session, Includes Scientific Report: Summary of Low-dose Radiation Effects on Health

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
21 Sep 2011
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. It consolidates and summarizes, in simple terms, the Committee’s detailed understanding on the epidemiological and mechanistic studies for assess...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2011

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2011

Promouvoir le développement industriel en Afrique dans le nouvel environnement mondial

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
23 Apr 2013
Le rapport développe des idées pragmatiques sur la manière de promouvoir l'industralisation en Afrique dans un contexte mondial nouveau marqué par le renforcement du régionalisme, ainsi que le rôle de plus en plus important d'autres pays en développement sur la scène économique africaine, et ce d...
UNSCEAR RPT 2008 V2

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2008 Report, Volume II

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes C, D and E - Effects

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
27 Jun 2011
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR's scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This is the second of two volumes of sci...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2011

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2011

Revealing Risk, Redefining Development

Series:
Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
17 May 2011
The Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is a major initiative of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR). It contributes to the achievement of the Hyogo Framework of Action through monitoring risk patterns, trends and progress in disaster risk reduction (...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2011

World Economic and Social Survey 2011

The Great Green Technological Transformation

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
16 Jun 2011
This survey explains why the Great Green Technological Transformation will have to be fully realized in developing countries if they are to achieve food security and rural development, minimize the damage from natural hazards and extreme disasters partly induced by climate change, and transform t...
HEMISPH TRANSP AIR POLL 2010 #B

Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution 2010

Part B - Mercury

Series:
Air Pollution Studies
22 Sep 2011
This is one part of a four-volume set that presents a state-of-the-science assessment of the intercontinental transport of air pollutants across the Northern Hemisphere. The first three volumes are technical assessments of the state-of-science with respect to intercontinental transport of ozone a...
HEMISPH TRANSP AIR POLL 2010 #C

Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution 2010

Part C: Persistent Organic Pollutants

Series:
Air Pollution Studies
22 Sep 2011
This is one part of a four-volume set that presents a state-of-the-science assessment of the intercontinental transport of air pollutants across the Northern Hemisphere. The first three volumes are technical assessments of the state-of-science with respect to intercontinental transport of ozone a...
HEMISPH TRANSP AIR POLL 2010 #D

Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution 2010

Part D - Answers to Policy-Relevant Questions

Series:
Air Pollution Studies
22 Sep 2011
This is one part of a four-volume set that presents a state-of-the-science assessment of the intercontinental transport of air pollutants across the Northern Hemisphere. The first three volumes are technical assessments of the state-of-science with respect to intercontinental transport of ozone a...
HEMISPH TRANSP AIR POLL 2010 #A

Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution 2010

Part A - Ozone and Particulate Matter

Series:
Air Pollution Studies
15 Sep 2011
This is one part of a four-volume set that presents a state-of-the-science assessment of the intercontinental transport of air pollutants across the Northern Hemisphere. The first three volumes are technical assessments of the state-of-science with respect to intercontinental transport of ozone a...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #4

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

Fourth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
29 Jun 2011
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards and provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations used, to this end, in various sectors (transport, agriculture, work...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #4

Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de Clasificación y Etiquetado de Productos Químicos (SGA): Cuarto Edición Revisada

Cuarto Edición Revisada

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Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
26 Jul 2011
El Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA) proporciona los criterios para su clasificación y etiquetado por tipos de peligro y constituye la base para la armonización mundial de los requisitos y reglamentaciones aplicables con ese fin en distintos ...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #4

Système Général Harmonisé de Classification et d'étiquetage des Produits Chimiques (SGH) - Quatriéme Edition Révisée

Quatriéme Edition Révisée

Series:
Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
8 Jul 2011
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit les critères pour laclassification des produits chimiqueset leur étiquetage par types de danger et fournit une base pour l’harmonisation mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations y relatives dan...