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CARICOM EXPORT POTENTIAL TO EU

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Export Potential to the European Union

Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) – Feasibility Study

21 Jun 2021
This report assesses the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) agriculture and aquaculture export potential to the European Union through the utilization of Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS). The UN Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS) describes VSS as ‘‘specifying requirements that produce...
SMART SUSTAIN CITIES NUR SULTAN

Smart Sustainable Cities Profile: Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

7 Apr 2021
This Smart Sustainable City Profile presents the outcomes of the city evaluation against the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart Sustainable Cities (SSCs) and proposes actions to improve progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Based on the KPI evaluation, thi...
GUID MEASU INTRA HOUSE POWER DECI

Guidance for Measuring Intra-household Power and Decision-making

5 Apr 2021
Statistical indicators on gender equality in power and decision-making usually focus on the public sphere. This publication offers guidance for producing statistics on decision-making in the private sphere of the home. It proposes seven dimensions of household decision-making and offers possible ...
INNOVAT SUST DEV REV: GEORGIA

Innovation for Sustainable Development - Review of Georgia

6 May 2021
This publication contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the UNECE's cumulative experience in the identification of good practices and lessons on innovation and competitiveness policies. Placing particular focus on the problems of countries with economies in transition, i...
INTERMDL TRANSPORT COVID-19

Intermodal Transport in the Age of COVID-19 - Practices, Initiatives and Responses

Building Pandemic Resilient Transport Systems

15 Apr 2021
This publication provides an overview of the work of the UNECE Sustainable Transport Division in supporting countries to overcome challenges faced by their inland transport systems related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Covering five thematic areas, it assesses the different impacts for each area and ...
GUIDANCE LONGIT DATA MIGRAT STATS

Guidance on the Use of Longitudinal Data for Migration Statistics

6 May 2021
As international migration grows, it is becoming increasingly important for the public and policymakers to understand migratory flows and the impact of migration on individuals, families, societies and economies. A longitudinal approach is particularly useful for such understanding, collecting in...
GUIDE SHARED ENVIRON INFO SYSTEM

Guidelines on the Shared Environmental Information System Reporting Mechanism

8 Apr 2021
The availability of integrated, relevant, high-quality, timely and easily accessible environmental information provides the means for assessing environmental status and the foundation for meaningful and informed environmental governance. Timely, relevant, reliable and easily accessible environmen...
SUBRGNL INNOV POLI OUTLK 2020

Sub-regional Innovation Policy Outlook 2020

Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus

8 Jun 2021
Countries in the Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus (EESC) sub-region have considerable potential for sustainable growth and development that will require systematic experimentation with ideas and technologies across their respective economies and societies. This publication supports EESC coun...
NATURAL RESOURCE NEXUSES ECE

Natural Resource Nexuses in the ECE Region

20 Apr 2021
This publication reviews the situation, trends, challenges and main interactions for the five natural resources of the Nexus – water, energy, food, land and materials – from the perspective of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Region. Increasing demand, changing climates and...
NATURAL RESOURCE NEXUSES ECE (R)

Natural Resource Nexuses in the ECE Region (Russian language)

3 May 2021
This publication reviews the situation, trends, challenges and main interactions for the five natural resources of the Nexus – water, energy, food, land and materials – from the perspective of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Region. Increasing demand, changing climates and...
PEOPLE-SMART SUST CITIES (R)

People-Smart Sustainable Cities (Russian Language)

19 Apr 2021
This publication advocates a “cities-based” approach to sustainable development, which recognizes the central and integrating role that cities and urban living play in developing sustainability. The publication highlights that, similarly to the financial crisis of 2008, the COVID-19 pandemic has ...
PEOPLE-SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES

People-Smart Sustainable Cities

27 Jan 2021
This publication advocates a “cities-based” approach to sustainable development, which recognizes the central and integrating role that cities and urban living play in developing sustainability. The publication highlights that, similarly to the financial crisis of 2008, the COVID-19 pandemic has ...
GUIDELINES & BEST PRACTICES MSME

Guidelines and Best Practices for Micro-, Small and Medium Enterprises in Delivering Energy-efficient Products and in Providing Renewable Energy Equipment in the Post-COVID-19 Recovery Phase

Series:
ECE Energy Series
23 Mar 2021
The role of micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in delivering energy-efficient products and in providing renewable energy equipment can become crucial in the post-COVID-19 recovery phase if they are provided with necessary incentives. This can be one of the ways to restart MSME or even cr...
NEXUS SUST MOBILITY SMART CONNECT

UNECE Nexus: Sustainable Mobility and Smart Connectivity

20 Apr 2021
This publication reviews the challenges to and vital importance of mobility and connectivity within the ECE region, highlighting their role in the operation of an economy and in moving goods and people within and across borders. It further demonstrates that the digitalization of many of these pro...
EU AGRMNT INT

European Agreement on Main International Railway Lines (AGC)

Revision 4

14 Jun 2021
The European Agreement on Main International Railways Lines (AGC) was drawn up at Geneva 31 May 1985, under the aegis of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), with the objective of facilitating coordinated intergovernmental action in the development of a European rail network...
PRACT GUIDE SEASO ADJ JDEMETRA+(R)

Practical Guide to Seasonal Adjustment with JDemetra+ (Russian language)

From Source Series to User Communication

29 Jan 2021
This Guide introduces seasonal adjustment and gives practical guidance to national statistical offices in producing seasonal adjusted monthly or quarterly time series covering all steps in the production process, from the evaluation of the original data series to the dissemination and communicati...
PRACT GUIDE SEASON ADJ JDEMETRA+

Practical Guide to Seasonal Adjustment with JDemetra+

From Source Series to User Communication

16 Dec 2020
This Guide introduces seasonal adjustment and gives practical guidance to national statistical offices in producing seasonal adjusted monthly or quarterly time series covering all steps in the production process, from the evaluation of the original data series to the dissemination and communicati...
GUIDE PROMOT GREEN JOB IN FORESTRY

Guidelines on the Promotion of Green Jobs in Forestry

Series:
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...
ACCORD RELATIF TRANSPORT ADR 2021

Accord relatif au transport international de marchandises dangereuses par la route (ADR)

en vigueur le 1er janvier 2021

Series:
Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route (ADR)
19 Nov 2020
Cette version révisée est basée sur les évolutions applicables à compter du 1er janvier 2021. Elle contient des dispositions nouvelles ou révisées concernant notamment le transport des systèmes de stockage électrique (y compris les batteries au lithium installées dans les unités de transport de m...
AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 2021 (R)

Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) (Russian language)

Applicable as from 1 January 2021

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) (Russian)
14 Dec 2020
The Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. This revised version is based on changes applicable from 1 January 2021. It contains new or revised provisions concerning ...
AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 2021

Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)

Applicable as from 1 January 2021

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
19 Nov 2020
The Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. This revised version is based on changes applicable from 1 January 2021. It contains new or revised provisions concerning ...
ENVIRO PERF REV UZBEKISTAN 3RD

Environmental Performance Reviews: Uzbekistan

Third Review

Series:
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...
HANDBOOK SUSTAINAB URBAN MOBILITY

A Handbook on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Spatial Planning

Promoting Active Mobility

29 Oct 2020
This publication has been designed to assist member States in integrating transport, health, quality of life and environmental objectives into urban and spatial planning policies. It provides many references to case studies, good practices and examples from cities across the Euro-Asian region (an...
HANDBOOK SUSTAINAB URBAN MOBIL (R)

A Handbook on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Spatial Planning (Russian language)

Promoting Active Mobility

23 Oct 2020
This publication has been designed to assist member States in integrating transport, health, quality of life and environmental objectives into urban and spatial planning policies. It provides many references to case studies, good practices and examples from cities across the Euro-Asian region (an...
WHO OWNS OUR FORESTS? FOREST OWNER

Who Owns our Forests? Forest Ownership in the ECE Region

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
7 Nov 2020
This study examines forest ownership in the ECE region. Based on data on 35 countries, and the first to include all forest ownership categories, this study investigates the changing nature and patterns of forest ownership, the ways in which governance and social structures influence forest owners...
2018 ACTIVE AGEING INDEX

2018 Active Ageing Index Analytical Report

6 Mar 2020
The report presents the latest Active Ageing Index (AAI) calculations and progress over time. The Active Ageing Index is a practical tool for policymakers that helps identify areas in which older people's potential for active ageing is not yet fully realised. It measures the level of which older ...