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SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #9

Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)

Novena edición revisada

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Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
18 Jan 2022
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 #9

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Neuvième édition révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
16 Jul 2021
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #9

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

Ninth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
16 Jul 2021
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #22 (R)

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (Russian language)

Model Regulations – 22nd Revised Edition (Vol. I & II)

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Russian)
11 Mar 2022
These Recommendations have been developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods in light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the require...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #22 (C)

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (Chinese language)

Model Regulations – 22nd Revised Edition (Vol. I & II)

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Chinese)
15 Mar 2022
These Recommendations have been developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods in light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the require...
REC REL TRANSP MERC PELIG #22

Recomendaciones relatives al transporte de mercancías peligrosas

Reglamentación modelo – 22a edición revisada (Vol. I & II)

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Recomendaciones Relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Reglamentación Modelo
23 May 2022
El Reglamento Modelo cubre la clasificación de mercancías peligrosas y su listado, el uso, construcción, prueba y aprobación de embalajes y tanques portátiles, y los procedimientos de envío (marcado, etiquetado, rotulación y documentación). Su objetivo es garantizar un alto nivel de seguridad al ...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG #22

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses

Règlement type – 22ème édition révisée (Vol. I & II)

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Réglement Type
1 Jul 2021
Ces recommandations ont été élaborées par le Comité d'experts du Conseil économique et social des Nations Unies sur le transport des marchandises dangereuses à la lumière des progrès techniques, de l'avènement de nouvelles matières, des exigences des systèmes de transport modernes et, surtout, de...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #22

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

Model Regulations – 22nd Revised Edition (Vol. I & II)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
1 Jul 2021
These Recommendations have been developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods in light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the require...
NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNT CLIMATE

Natural Capital Accounting for Integrated Climate Change Policies

11 Dec 2020
This publication shows how natural capital accounting, in particular the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), can contribute to informing climate change policies. In particular, this report is aimed at policymakers at various levels who are responsible for creating or implementing ...
NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNT BIODIVERS

Natural Capital Accounting for Integrated Biodiversity Policies

11 Dec 2020
This publication shows how natural capital accounting, in particular the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), can be used to answer a variety of policy questions on biodiversity. This report is aimed at policymakers at various levels, who are responsible for creating or implementin...
NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNT SUSTAIN

Natural Capital Accounting for Sustainable Macroeconomic Strategies

11 Dec 2020
This publication shows how natural capital accounting, in particular the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), can be used to answer a variety of policy questions on sustainable macroeconomic strategies. This report is aimed at macroeconomic policymakers at various levels, including...
MANAGING INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS SUS

Managing Infrastructure Assets for Sustainable Development

A Handbook for Local and National Governments

16 Jul 2021
This publication provides guidance for national and local policymakers on the management of their assets in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It introduces the reader to the basic principles of managing physical assets — like equipment and machinery, public land, buildings, ...
UNSCEAR RPT 2019 IONIZING RAD

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2019 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
16 Feb 2021
This publication comprises a report to the General Assembly with two underpinning scientific annexes. The first annex provides an evaluation of selected health effects and inference of risk due to radiation exposure describing five scenarios for risk evaluation. The annex presents quantitative ri...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBK 2020

World Statistics Pocketbook 2020

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World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
18 Sep 2020
This publication is an annual compilation of key statistical indicators prepared by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The topics covered include: agriculture, balance of payments, education, energy, environment, food, gender, health, industri...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2020

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2020

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Energy Statistics Pocketbook
22 May 2020
This publication is the third in a series of pocketbook compilations on energy statistics designed to highlight the availability of data on various aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. Energy is central to the achievement of the 2030 Agend...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2020

Economic and Social Survey of Asia And the Pacific 2020

Towards Sustainable Economies

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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
7 May 2020
Economic policymaking in Asia-Pacific developing countries has long been focused on maximising economic growth, given the imperatives of poverty reduction and job creation. There is no gainsaying that there is a strong case for focusing on economic growth but when this comes at costs that undermi...
ASIA PACIFIC CTRIES SPEC NEED 2020

Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2020

Leveraging Ocean Resources for Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

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Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report
8 Jun 2021
This annual ESCAP publication discusses issues of interest for Asia-Pacific least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS), collectively referred to as countries with special needs (CSN). The 2020 edition of the report offers an...
ASIA PACIF SDG PROG RPT 2020

Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2020

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Asia and the Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Indicator-based Progress Report
9 Apr 2020
This report analyses trends as well as data availability for monitoring progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific and its five subregions. It assesses gaps which must be closed to achieve the goals by 2030. This assessment is designed to ensure the region’s ...
GUIDE PROMOT GREEN JOB IN FORESTRY

Guidelines on the Promotion of Green Jobs in Forestry

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Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
19 Jan 2021
This publication is intended to assist stakeholders in the forestry sector to successfully navigate the transition to a forest sector that is fully engaged in the green economy. New and increasing opportunities for providing forest-based services and products, growing business and revenue as well...
DIGITALIZING THE PORT CALL PROCESS

Digitalizing the Port Call Process

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Transport and Trade Facilitation Series
20 May 2020
This document identifies the principal tensions and opportunities arising that are impacting the inevitable and ongoing digitalization process that is underway in the maritime sector, particularly through the authors’ experience in the development and subsequent validation of the Port Collaborati...
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT & ADAPTATION

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Coastal Transport Infrastructure

A Compilation of Policies and Practices

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Transport and Trade Facilitation Series
12 Jul 2020
This is a compilation of policies and practices that contribute to bridging a knowledge gap with regards to climate change impacts and adaptation for coastal transport infrastructure. It presents examples of legal and policy approaches, as well as of reports, studies and guidance to support clima...
ENVIRO PERF REV UZBEKISTAN 3RD

Environmental Performance Reviews: Uzbekistan

Third Review

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ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
16 Jul 2020
This publication 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 sustainable development. It assists countries in improving their environmental pol...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - METAL & MINER

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Strategic Battery Raw Materials

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Commodities at a Glance
24 Oct 2020
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. The report aims to provide information on the critical raw materials used i...
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS & ADAPTATIO

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Transport Networks and Nodes

30 Mar 2020
This report presents the analyses of several climate variables relevant to transport networks and nodes within the UNECE region. Regional maps have been produced in Geographical Information System (GIS) format, showing the main transportation networks, which have been overlain by the spatial dist...