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INNOV IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

Innovation in the Public Sector

Country Experiences and Policy Recommendations

24 Jun 2021
The public sector plays a very significant role in modern economies. As in the business sector, innovation can be a major source of productivity growth, cost savings and improvements in service quality in the public sector, benefits which then also positively affect businesses and citizens who re...
COORD OPERATIONS FLEX COAL

Coordinated Operations of Flexible Coal and Renewable Energy Power Plants

Challenges and Opportunities

Series:
ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
The electricity sector is rapidly changing. Faced with the challenge of climate change, coal consumption is declining. Policy designs focus on raising the penetration of renewable energy. However, there are still drawbacks that prevent renewable energy from being adopted at industrial scale. It i...
GUIDE ON POVERTY MEASUREMENT (R)

Guide on Poverty Measurement (Russian language)

2 Nov 2018
Poverty is increasingly recognized as a global phenomenon. The call for internationally comparable poverty measures is especially strong in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Moreover, the recent economic crisis has heightened the need for reliable and timely statistics f...
GUIDE ON POVERTY MEASUREMENT

Guide on Poverty Measurement

9 Nov 2018
Poverty is increasingly recognized as a global phenomenon. The call for internationally comparable poverty measures is especially strong in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Moreover, the recent economic crisis has heightened the need for reliable and timely statistics f...
GUIDE VALUING UNPAID HOUSE SERV

Guide on Valuing Unpaid Household Service Work

15 Mar 2018
This publication discusses the concept of unpaid household service work, focuses on identifying methodological and implementation issues with measuring own-use production work of services, and the challenges associated with both the measurement of labour input and the subsequent valuation. It pro...
ECE COMM ON FORESTS & FOREST IND

ECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry and FAO European Forestry Commission

70 Years Working Together in the Service of Forests and People

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Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
22 Feb 2018
The ECE Timber Committee and the FAO European Forestry Commission emerged from the International Timber Conference held in 1947 as the key elements of the United Nations tasked with working on matters related to the forest sector in Europe. During their first 70 years of joint activity, the Commi...
BEST PRAC POL GUID LIQUEFIED

Best Practice Policy Guidance for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Small Scale LNG - Truck Loading

Series:
ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
Natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), has clear environmental benefits over other, more carbon-intensive fossil fuels. Substituting other fossil fuels by natural gas can substantially reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and of other pollutants (particulate matter, and oxides of nitro...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2016/17

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2016-2017

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
28 Feb 2018
This publication provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end-user: from roundwood and primary processed products to value-added and housing. Statisti...
REC REL TRANSP MERC PELIG #6.1

Recomendaciones relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Manual de Pruebas y Criterios - Sexta edición revisada, Enmienda 1

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Recomendaciones Relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Pruebas y Criterios
15 Mar 2018
El Manual de Pruebas y Criterios contiene los criterios, métodos y procedimientos de prueba que se deben utilizar para la clasificación de mercancías peligrosas de acuerdo con las disposiciones de las partes 2 y 3 de las Recomendaciones de las Naciones Unidas para el Transporte de Mercancías Peli...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG #6.1

Recommandations relatives au Transport des Marchandises Dangereuses: Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - Sixième édition révisée, Amendement 1

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
8 Feb 2018
Le Manuel d’épreuves et de critères contient des critères, des méthodes d’épreuve et des procédures qu’il convient d’appliquer pour classer les marchandises dangereuses conformément aux dispositions des Parties 2 et 3 du Règlement type annexé aux Recommandations relatives au transport des marchan...
REC TRANS DANG GOODS TESTS #6.1

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria - Sixth Revised Edition, Amendment 1

Amendment 1 of the 6th Revised Edition

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
8 Feb 2018
The Manual of Tests and Criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for classification of dangerous goods according to the provisions of Parts 2 and 3 of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations , as well as of chemicals pres...
REGULA PROCE BARRIER TRAD KAZ

Regulatory and Procedural Barriers to Trade in Kazakhstan

Needs Assessment

31 Aug 2014
Kazakhstan's trade performance can grow by focusing on its domestic capacity to trade, according to a survey of companies and state agencies undertaken by ITC and the UN Economic Commission for Europe. Those surveyed seek stronger trade regulations and procedures, better transport and logistical ...
REGULAT PROCED BARR TRADE: MOLDOVA

Regulatory and Procedural Barriers to Trade in the Republic of Moldova

Needs Assessment

15 Nov 2017
This study is a contribution to the Republics of Moldova’s trade development efforts. It provides action-oriented recommendations, which draw on extensive primary information collected during face-to-face interviews using UNECE evaluation methodology and consultations with public and private stak...
INVENT MAIN STAND E WATER R3

Inventory of Main Standards and Parameters of the E Waterway Network

"Blue Book", Third Revised Edition

18 Sep 2017
This book presents a regularly updated inventory of existing and envisaged standards and parameters of E waterways (Pan-European network of inland waterways of international importance) and ports in Europe and shows, on an internationally comparable basis, the current inland navigation infrastruc...
PROT STRAT ENVIRO ASSES CONV

Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context

31 Jul 2017
The publication contains the text of the 2003 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context, as corrected through a correction procedure completed in 2017. The co...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #20 (R)

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Twentieth Revised Edition (Russian language)

Twentieth Revised Edition - (Vol. I & II)

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Russian)
8 Feb 2018
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 #20

Recomendaciones relativas al transporte de mercancías peligrosas

Reglamentación modelo - 20a edición revisada (Vol. I & II)

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Recomendaciones Relativas al Transporte de Mercancías Peligrosas: Reglamentación Modelo
16 Aug 2017
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 #20

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses

Règlement type - 20e édition révisée - (Vol. I & II)

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Réglement Type
26 Jun 2017
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...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #20

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

Model Regulations - 20th Revised Edition (Vol. I & II)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
9 Jun 2017
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...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #7

Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de Clasificación y Etiquetado de Productos Químicos (SGA)

Séptima edición Revisada

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Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
13 Nov 2017
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 #7

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

Septième édition révisée

Series:
Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
31 Jul 2017
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 #7

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

Seventh revised edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
26 Jul 2017
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...
ENVIRO PERF REV BULGARIA 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Bulgaria

Bulgaria - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
31 Jul 2017
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Environmental Performance Review Programme 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 ...
ENVIRO PERF REV TAJIKISTAN 3RD (R)

Environmental Performance Review: Tajikistan (Russian language)

Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series (Russian)
19 Jul 2017
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Environmental Performance Review Programme 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 ...
ENVIRO PERF REV TAJIKISTAN 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Tajikistan

Tajikistan - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
31 Jul 2017
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Environmental Performance Review Programme 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 ...
SHARING OUR VISION EURO REGION

Sharing Our Vision for the Pan-European Region

Setting Strategic Goals and Objectives for the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

30 Sep 2019
The present vision document for the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment represents a concerted effort to address recent policy changes and to consider the spectrum of potential developments and options for the Working Group as regards to its activities. To this end, it launch...
CONVENTION TRANSBOUNDARY EFFECTS

Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

As Amended on 15 December 2015

9 Jun 2017
The publication presents in English, French and Russian the text of this multilateral environmental agreement, the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, as amended on 15 December 2015. The Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents is a United Natio...