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INNOV IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR (R)

Innovation in the Public Sector (Russian Language)

Country Experiences and Policy Recommendations

14 Jul 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...
SOLN INV WTR FOOD ENRGY ECO NEXUS

Solutions and Investments in the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus

A Synthesis of Experiences in Transboundary Basins

15 Nov 2021
This publication demonstrates the benefits and added value of implementing intersectoral (nexus) solutions to solve the most typical problems affecting transboundary basins in terms of water quantity, quality, and environment. It is based on a survey of stakeholders worldwide who have experience ...
#HOUSING2030 EFF POL AFF UNECE REG

#Housing2030: Effective Policies for Affordable Housing in the UNECE Region

27 Oct 2021
The study explores housing affordability challenges and existing policy instruments for improving housing affordability in the regions covered by UNECE and presents examples of "good practices" in improving housing affordability among countries and cities. The study focuses on four topics, namely...
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...
GUIDELINES MAINSTREAMING AGEING

Guidelines for Mainstreaming Ageing

4 Jun 2021
Population ageing is recognized as one of the global demographic megatrends with continued and lasting impacts on sustainable development and the way we live and work in our societies. Accounting for around 30 per cent of the world’s population aged 65 years and older, the UNECE region constitute...
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 ...
DEV INT

The Development of International Passenger Rail Transport

16 Jul 2021
International rail passenger transport is of fundamental importance to the movement of people across borders in the ECE region, a central role that was highlighted in Inland Transport Committee Resolution No. 264. The status of the development of international rail passenger transport is thus con...
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...
TOOLS FOR ASSET MANAGEMENT

Tools for Asset Management – TEM Recommendations for Road Operators

10 Aug 2021
A Transportation Asset Management Information System (TAMIS) is a collection of hardware, software, data and processes that support asset Management business processes. A TAMIS is used to collect, process, store and analyse information about assets, which helps to develop sound maintenance and re...
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 ...
2020 STAT TRANSP INT EUR AMER NORD

2020 Statistiques des transports pour l'Europe et l'Amérique du Nord

31 Aug 2021
Les statistiques sont fondamentales pour l'élaboration de toutes formes de politiques de transport dans les diverses régions couvertes par la Commission et dans le monde. Pour aider à l'élaboration de politiques, le présent volume fournit des statistiques sur les transports intérieurs (route, rai...
2020 INLAND TRANSP STAT EUR NA

2020 Inland Transport Statistics for Europe and North America

12 Jul 2021
Statistics are fundamental for all transport policy development across the UNECE region and the world. To assist in this policy development, Volume LX of this annual publication provides statistics on inland transport (road, rail and inland waterways), with data covering the 56 member States of U...
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...
GUIDELINES & BEST PRACT MSME (R)

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 (Russian language)

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
3 Jun 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...
GUIDELINES & BEST PRACT MSME (F)

Lignes directrices et bonnes pratiques relatives à la fourniture par les microentreprises et les petites et moyennes entreprises de produits efficaces sur le plan énergétique et de matériel à énergie renouvelable pendant la phase de relèvement qui suivra la pandémie de COVID-19

Series:
Série CEE sur l'Energie
13 Jul 2021
Le rôle des micro, petites et moyennes entreprises (MPME) dans la fourniture de produits économes en énergie et dans la fourniture d'équipements d'énergie renouvelable peut devenir crucial dans la phase de reprise post-COVID-19 si elles reçoivent les incitations nécessaires. Cela peut être l'un d...
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...
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...
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 CON (R)

UNECE Nexus: Sustainable Mobility and Smart Connectivity (Russian language)

3 Jun 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...
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...