You are here

Natural Resources, Water and Energy

WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2019

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019

Leaving No One Behind

11 Oct 2019
The 2019 Report seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, how improvements in water resources management and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to overcoming poverty and addressing various other social and economic inequities. In...
ENERGY SECURITY COOPERATION

Energy Security Cooperation

Series:
ECE Energy Series
1 Jul 2010
This publication on “Energy Security Cooperation” responds to the request of the Committee on Sustainable Energy, made at its sixteenth annual session in 2007, to carry out an appraisal of the potential role that international cooperation can play in meeting the energy security goals of UNECE cou...
DEVELOPMENT OF ENERGY SERVICE (R)

Development of Energy Service Companies Market and Policies (Russian language)

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
17 May 2016
It examines the current status of ESCO development in twelve countries participating in the project. For the purposes of the report all participating countries are divided into three groups: member states of the European Union (EU), South-Eastern European countries and countries of Eastern Europe...
UN FRAMEWORK CLASS FOSSIL 2009 (R)

United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 incorporating Specifications for its Application (Russian language)

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
4 Jun 2014
This publication contains the text of the United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 (UNFC-2009) and the Specifications (basic rules) for its Application. UNFC-2009 is a universally acceptable and internationally applicable scheme for the cla...
UN FRAMEWORK CLASS FOSSIL 2009 (A)

United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 incorporating Specifications for its Application (Arabic language)

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Arabic)
4 Jun 2014
This publication contains the text of the United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 (UNFC-2009) and the Specifications (basic rules) for its Application. UNFC-2009 is a universally acceptable and internationally applicable scheme for the cla...
BEST POLICY PRACTICES FOR PROM (R)

Best Policy Practices for Promoting Energy Efficiency (Russian language)

A Structured Framework of Best Practices in Policies to Promote Energy Efficiency for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
16 Dec 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...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - COFFEE EAS(F)

Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base

Edition spéciale sur le café en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre

Series:
Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base
6 Jun 2019
La série Coup d’oeil sur les produits de base a pour but de collecter, présenter et disséminer des informations statistiques précises et pertinentes concernant les marchés internationaux des produits de base, sous une forme claire, concise et conviviale. Ce numéro du Coup d'oeil sur les produits ...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - COFFEE EAST A

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Coffee in East Africa

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
6 Jun 2019
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. This edition is specifically dedicated to the issue on Coffee in East Africa.
COMMODITY DEPENDENCE A TWENTY YR

Commodity Dependence

A Twenty-year Perspective

6 Sep 2019
A country is considered to be dependent on commodity exports when commodities constitute the predominant share of its exports. The combination of a high concentration of exports and the large share of commodities in those exports has important implications for development. In particular, export...
FORUM CRIME SOCIETY V9 2018

Forum on Crime and Society Vol. 9, Numbers 1 and 2, 2018

Special Issue - Wildlife Crime

Series:
Forum on Crime and Society
20 Sep 2019
This issue of the Forum focuses on wildlife crime. It contains articles by a range of researchers and academics with experience in the subject. Forum on Crime and Society presents policy-oriented articles on issues related to crime prevention and criminal justice, focusing on trends and practices...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (A)

The Water Convention (Arabic language)

Responding to Global Water Challenges

17 Apr 2019
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...
USE OF 137CS FOR SOIL EROSION

Use of 137Cs for Soil Erosion Assessment

13 Mar 2019
The 137Cs method uses traces of nuclear activity to measure soil loss, and constitutes a relatively swift and cost-effective means of collecting data on soil erosion as compared to more conventional methods. This guide covers the main principles, sampling strategy, gamma spectroscopic measurement...
STATE FOREST CAUCASUS & CNTR ASIA

State of Forests of the Caucasus and Central Asia

Overview of Forests and Sustainable Forest Management in the Caucasus and Central Asia Region

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
20 Jun 2019
This study presents the forest resources and the forest sector of the region, including trends in, and pressures on the resource, to describe the policies and institutions for the forest sector in the region and to list the major challenges the sector faces, and the policy responses in place or p...
THE ECON COST ISRAELI OCCUPATION

The Economic Cost of the Israeli Occupation for the Palestinian People

The Unrealized Oil and Natural Gas Potential

6 Sep 2019
This study identifies and assesses existing and potential Palestinian oil and natural gas reserves that could be exploited for the benefit of the Palestinian people that Israel is either preventing them from exploiting or is exploiting itself without due regard to international law.
READY FOR THE DRY YEARS

Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in South-East Asia

With a focus on Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Viet Nam

11 Oct 2019
South-East Asia is regularly hit by droughts. Though starting slowly, droughts can have devastating cumulative impacts – striking hardest at the poor and heightening inequality, as well as degrading land and increasing the prospects of violent conflict. There will be many more dry years ahead, an...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2019

State of Commodity Dependence 2019

Series:
The State of Commodity Dependence
18 Jun 2019
This publication contains 189 individual country profiles, each comprising 30 indicators mostly related to the four main dimensions of commodity dependence, namely: merchandise and commodity export dependence - Commodity import dependence - key socioeconomic indicators - other structural indicato...
PROTOCOL WATER & HEALTH 2030 AGEND

Protocol on Water and Health and the 2030 Agenda

A Practical Guide for Joint Implementation

27 Aug 2019
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)-World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe Protocol on Water and Health has a key role to play in promoting and operationalizing the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) in national and r...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2019

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2019

Series:
Energy Statistics Pocketbook
26 Mar 2019
This publication highlights the availability of data on aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. It uses visual representations of key energy indicators to facilitate the understanding of the current state and developments in the energy sector...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2016

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2016

Series:
Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
12 Feb 2019
The Yearbook is the 60th issue in a series of annual compilations of internationally comparable statistics summarizing world energy trends.  Annual data for 230 countries and areas for the period 2013 to 2016 are presented on production, trade and consumption of energy: solids, liquids, gaseous f...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2016

2016 Electricity Profiles

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
25 Jan 2019
The 2016 Electricity Profiles contains electricity profiles for about 230 countries and territories, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for most countries, on an internationally co...
ENERGY BALANCES 2016

2016 Energy Balances

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
25 Jan 2019
The 2016 Energy Balances contains energy balances for about 220 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products. The publications presents energy data for countries and areas in a format which shows the overa...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (R)

The Water Convention (Russian language)

Responding to Global Water Challenges

29 Oct 2018
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...