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GLOBAL INTL WATERS ASSESS CASPIAN

Global International Waters Assessment

Caspian Sea

Series:
GIWA Regional Assessment
20 Oct 2006
This report presents the GIWA assessment of the Caspian Sea – the largest land-locked water body on earth, bordered by five countries and influenced by three more in the catchment area. The assessment of the current situation and historical trends identified that Habitat and community modificatio...
RISK ROMA & THE DISPLACED SOUTH

At Risk

ROMA and the Displaced in Southeast Europe

22 Sep 2006
This publication presents a wealth of survey data on the situation of ROMA, refugees and IDPs in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, and Serbia, including the UN-administered province of Kosovo. It offers a comprehensive and statistically rich pic...
PUBLIC POLICY FOR PENSIONS HEALTH

Public Policy for Pensions, Health and Sickness Insurance

Potential Lessons from Sweden for Latin America

Series:
Financiamiento del Desarrollo
8 Sep 2006
This paper discuses the rationale of social insurance and social insurance institutions as they have emerged and developed in economically mature nations. Key issues in system and institution design are identified, discussed and examined with reference to the Swedish experience.
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2007 (R)

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2007 (Vol. I & II) (Russian language)

Annexed Regulations, as revised as of 1 January 2007

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
4 May 2007
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Good by Inland Waterways (ADN) was adopted in May 2000 by a Diplomatic Conference held in Geneva. This publication includes the text of the final act of the conference, the resolution adopted by the conference, the agreemen...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2007 2V

Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Voies de Navigation Intérieures (ADN) 2007 (Vol. I & II)

Règlement Annexé, tel que Révise au 1er Janvier 2007

Series:
Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
9 Mar 2007
L’accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (AND) fait à Genève en mai 2000 sous l’égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Europe. La version mise à jour des régulations annexes, revues et corrigées le 1 ...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2007 2V

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2007 (Vol. I & II)

Annexed Regulations, as revised as of 1 January 2007

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
26 Jan 2007
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Good by Inland Waterways (ADN) was adopted in May 2000 by a Diplomatic Conference held in Geneva. This publication includes the text of the final act of the conference, the resolution adopted by the conference, the agreemen...
TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COOPERAT

Transboundary Water Cooperation

Trends in the Newly Independent States

Series:
ECE Water Series
7 Oct 2009
This publication is the main output of the “Transboundary Water Cooperation in the Newly Independent States” project. It aims to define the status, trends and further needs with regard to transboundary water cooperation in the Newly Independent States (NIS), and between NIS and their neighbours. ...
GENERAL MEASURES THE CONV RGHTS

General Measures of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, The

The Process in Europe and Central Asia

11 Aug 2006
This study is based primarily on the reports of States Parties to the Committee on the Rights of the Child and other documents generated as part of the reporting process established under the CRC and it is supplemented in some cases by information received from UNICEF field offices and partners, ...
TRADE IN SERVICES NEGOTIATIONS

Trade in Services Negotiations

A Review of the Experience of the United States and the European Union in Latin America

Series:
Comercio Internacional
16 Jun 2006
Since the entry into force of the results of the Uruguay Round, Latin American Countries have embarked in active trade policy based on negotiations of Free Trade Agreements. These agreements cover a wide range of goods, services and new trade issues. The models followed in negotiations with the U...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADR 2007 2V

Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route

En Vigueur le 1er Janvier 2007 (corrigendum inclus)

Series:
Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route (ADR)
8 Sep 2006
L'Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route (ADR) et protocole de signature en date, à Genève, du 30 septembre 1957 a pour but d'accroître la sécurité des transports internationaux de marchandises dangereuses par route. Ses annexes A et B imposent...
ENVIRO PERF REV BELARUS 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Belarus

Belarus - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
2 Jun 2006
Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on the environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management. This evaluation focuses on Belarus. The report details the progress m...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 2007

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road - Restructured ADR

Applicable as from 1 January 2007

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
12 Jan 2007
This authoritative Agreement is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. Restructured to make the requirements more accessible and more user-friendly, it contains the conditions under which these goods may be carried internationally. The Agreement has...
NATL MDG EUROPE & CIS 2006

National Millennium Development Goals

A Framework for Action - Europe and the CIS Regional MDG Report

25 Aug 2006
The new European Union member states are on their way to achieving nationally adapted Millennium Development Goals, although some CIS countries suffer from the same levels of poverty found in Africa and need the same level of assistance from the world community. This report says that renewed comm...
GLOBAL INTL WATERS ASSESS BALTIC

Global International Waters Assessment

Baltic Sea

Series:
GIWA Regional Assessment
19 May 2006
This report presents the GIWA assessment of the Baltic Sea region. It is a semi-enclosed sea, which together with other physical as well as socio-economic characteristics, makes it very sensitive to anthropogenic pressures. Eutrophication remains the most pressing problem in the region, as nitrog...
GLOBAL INTL WATERS ASSESS RUSSIAN

Global International Waters Assessment

Russian Arctic

Series:
GIWA Regional Assessment
19 May 2006
This report presents the results of the GIWA assessment of the Russian Arctic region. The region contains significant stocks of natural resources, like oil and gas. The exploitation of these resources leads to severe environmental impacts, where the issues chemical pollution, oil spills and modif...
BANANA SPLIT HOW EU POLICIES

Banana Split

How EU Policies Divide Global Producers

Series:
Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities Study Series
10 Feb 2006
Banana prices within the European Union are almost double world levels. These prices are maintained by restrictive import quotas and tariffs that generate rents that accrue to producers and distributors. The European Union is obliged to remove its quantitative restrictions and replace them with t...
ENERGY SECURITY IN THE CASPIAN SEA

Energy Security in the Caspian Sea Region (DVD + Compact Disc)

Series:
ECE Energy Series
19 May 2006
The Caspian Sea region, which is very rich in oil and gas may be one of the few options left to policy makers seeking to ensure the energy security of UNECE member countries. This inter-active CD-Rom and DVD set provides a complete record of the sessions as well as high quality images of each of ...
EUROPEAN INLAND WATERWAYS (MAP)

European Inland Waterways (Map)

23 Feb 2007
This revised map of Europe’s navigable rivers, channels and canals, has been drawn up in accordance with Resolution N 30 of the UNECE Working Party on Inland Water Transport of 12 November 1992, concerning the Classification of European Inland Waterways.
PAPERS PROCEED 3RD ANNL HIGH 1998

Reform and Restructuring of the Gas Industry in Economies in Transition 1998

3 Sep 1999
This publication reviews and discusses the latest developments and trends in restructuring and reforming the gas markets. Discussions focus on east/west cooperation; market liberalization and the consequences of the implementation of the EU Gas Directive at national levels; and changes in the leg...
PARTICIP WOMEN DECIS MAKING SWEDEN

Participation of Women in Decision-making for Peace

Case Study on Sweden

1 Jan 1989
Nations have expressed their concern, there have been conventions, declarations and even commissions set up but information still suggests that women have virtually been excluded from the formulation of and influence on the foreign policy of their own countries. In an effort to ascertain the part...
STAT YRBK OF THE ECE 2005

Trends in Europe and North America 2005

The Statistical Pocketbook of the Economic Commission for Europe (Includes the Thematic Atlas of Europe and North America CD-ROM)

17 Jun 2005
This Pocketbook contains a compilation of basic socio-economic statistics for all 55 member countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. It is aimed at a wide audience of users of international statistics who are not necessarily familiar with statistical terminology or with int...
ENVIRO PERF REV BOSNIA HERZEG

Environmental Performance Reviews: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
22 Apr 2005
The Environmental Performance Review of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the twentieth in the series published by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. The report covers twelve issues of importance to Bosnia and Herzegovina, divided into three sections, including the framework for environme...
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE TI

Environmental Assessment of the Tisza River Basin

16 Nov 2007
The Tisza River Basin (TRB) is located almost exactly in the geographical centre of Europe and crosses the new boundaries of the European Union. The Tisza is one of the most threatened European rivers. Accidental pollution from industrial sites and exceptional floods which affected TRB underscore...
REVERSING THE EPIDEMIC FACTS

Reversing the Epidemic

Facts and Policy Options - HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States

20 May 2005
Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States have some of the fastest growing rates of HIV/AIDS infection in the world. This report offers the first comprehensive profile of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 28 countries of East and South Eastern Europe, the Baltics and the Commonwealth o...
DEV POTENTIAL ZIMBABWEAN DIASPORA

The Development Potential of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora

A Survey of Zimbabweans Living in the UK and South Africa

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
22 Apr 2005
This report draws on findings from a survey of 1,000 Zimbabweans living in the United Kingdom and South Africa and aims to obtain a profile in terms of their skills base, transnational links and interest in contributing to development. It examines the education and employment skills base of respo...
HOUSING FINANCE SYSTEMS FOR CTRIES

Housing Finance Systems for Countries in Transition

Principles and Examples

17 Jun 2005
Housing plays an important role in a country’s economy and is often an individual’s biggest asset. The availability of housing finance is, therefore, crucial for overall economic development as well as for a household’s welfare and its quality of life. With the large-scale privatization of the ho...