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INNOV POLICY FOR GREEN TECHNO

Innovation Policy for Green Technologies

Guide for Policymakers in the Transition Economies of Europe and Central Asia

10 Jun 2014
Many transition economies in Europe and Central Asia are endowed with rich natural resources and biodiversity. At the same time, global climate change and associated extreme weather events are already affecting these countries, with serious economic and social consequences. The countries are now...
ODA OCCASIONAL PAPERS #24 2013

UNODA Occasional Papers No.24

Contrasting Perspectives on Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Europe - Understanding the Current Debates, December 2013

Series:
United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers
24 Jan 2014
The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Occasional Papers is a series of ad hoc publications presenting, in edited form, papers or statements made at meetings, symposiums, seminars, workshops or lectures that deal with topical issues in the field of arms limitation, disarmament ...
EVAL REG PROG EURO CIS 2011/13

Evaluation of the Regional Programme for Europe and the CIS (2011-2013)

Series:
Global and Regional Programme Evaluations
1 Aug 2013
In 2009 the Evaluation Office conducted the Regional Programme Evaluation for Europe and the CIS for the programme period 2006-2010. This is the second evaluation conducted for the region, covering the current programme period 2011-2013. The evaluation assessed UNDP’s programme performance, guide...
ENVIRO PERF REV ROMANIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews

Romania - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
20 May 2013
The second Environmental Performance Review of Romania takes stock of the progress made by Romania in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2001. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the first review. This second EPR also covers 10...
FRIEND OR FOE DOMINANT PARTY

Friend or Foe? Dominant Party Systems in Southern Africa

Insights from the Developing World

27 Dec 2012
Within southern Africa, there is an observable increase in dominant party systems, in which one political party dominates over a prolonged period of time, within a democratic system with regular elections. This party system has replaced the one-party system that dominated Africa’s political lands...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2013 (R)

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2013 (Russian language)

Applicable as from 1 January 2013

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
24 Oct 2013
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) agreed in Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) entered into forc...
NORMS OF PROTECTION

Norms of Protection

Responsibility to Protect, Protection of Civilians and Their Interaction

20 Nov 2012
A series of humanitarian tragedies in the 1990s (Somalia, Rwanda, Srebrenica, Kosovo) demonstrated the failure of the international community to protect civilians in the context of complex emergencies. These brought to life two norms of protection – Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and Protection ...
AFTER OPPRESSION TRANSNAT JUST

After Oppression

Transitional Justice in Latin America and Eastern Europe

3 Jan 2012
The decline of authoritarianism in Latin America and Eastern Europe marked the end of a dark chapter in the history of these societies. In both regions, transition to democracy was accompanied by distinct efforts to come to terms with the traumatic experiences of the past and to demand accountabi...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 2013 (CD)

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

Applicable as from 1 January 2013

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
10 Dec 2012
This authoritative Agreement is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. Regularly amended and updated since its entry into force, it contains the conditions under which dangerous goods may be carried internationally. Applicable as from 1 January 2013...
INVENT MAIN STAND E WATER R2

Inventory of Main Standards and Parameters of the E Waterway Network

"Blue Book", Second Revised Edition

5 Feb 2013
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...
ENVIRO PERF REV ALBANIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Review

Albania - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
28 Jan 2013
The present publication takes stock of the progress made by Albania in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2002. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the first review. This second Environmental Performance Review also covers 10 i...
INNOVATIVE TECH IN RUS FOREST SECT

Innovative Technology in the Russian Forest Sector

The Way to the Green Economy

31 Dec 2012
Primarily based on the conference 'Larch - problems of complex processing', held on 6 October 2011 at St. Petersburg State Technological University of Plant Polymers.
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2013 2V

Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) 2013

y compris le Règlement annexé, en vigueur le 1er janvier 2013

Series:
Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
13 Dec 2012
L'Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) fait à Genève le 26 mai 2000 sous l'égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies Pour l'Europe (CEE-ONU) et de la Commission centrale pour la navigation du Rhin (CCNR...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2013

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2013 (Vol. 1 & 2)

Including the Annexed Regulations, Applicable as from 1 January 2013

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
15 Dec 2012
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) agreed in Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) entered into forc...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADR 2013 2V

Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route

ADR en vigueur le 1er janvier 2013 (Set de deux volumes)

Series:
Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route (ADR)
10 Dec 2012
Cet Accord faisant autorité a pour but d'accroître la sécurité des transports internationaux de marchandises dangereuses par route. Régulièrement amendé et mis à jour depuis son entrée en vigueur, il impose les conditions dans lesquelles les marchandises dangereuses peuvent faire l'objet d'un tra...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 2013 2V

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

Applicable as from 1 January 2013 (Two-volume Set)

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
22 Oct 2012
This authoritative Agreement is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. Regularly amended and updated since its entry into force, it contains the conditions under which dangerous goods may be carried internationally. This version has been prepared on...
NO ONE LEFT BEHIND SANITATION EUR

No One Left Behind

Good Practices to Ensure Equitable Access to Water and Sanitation in the Pan-European Region

28 Feb 2013
This publication presents good practices and lessons learned from throughout the pan-European region on the policies and measures to be enacted to provide equitable access to water and sanitation. It distinguishes three key dimensions of equitable access: geographical disparities; specific barrie...
AUCUN LAISSE POUR COMPTE

Aucun laissé-pour-compte

Bonnes pratiques pour un accès équitable à l'eau et à l'assainissement dans la région paneuropéenne

25 Feb 2013
Cette publication présente des bonnes pratiques et des enseignements provenant de toute la région paneuropéenne relatifs aux politiques et aux mesures à mettre en oeuvre afin de parvenir à un accès équitable à l’eau et à l’assainissement.
EU ENLARGEMENT TURKISH LABOUR MIGR

EU Enlargement and Turkish Labour Migration

13 Feb 2012
This book provides an accessible and comprehensive evaluation of labour migration in general and Turkish labour migration to the European Union in particular, while focusing on critical issues and policies relating to economic, demographic, political and social implications of the EU Eastern enla...
ENVIRO PERF REV MACEDONIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Review: The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
27 Mar 2012
The first Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was carried out in 2002. This second review intends to measure the progress made by the country in managing its environment and in addressing upcoming environmental challenges since the first EPR. To fig...
2ND ASSESS TRANSBOUND RIVERS

Second Assessment of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Groundwaters

6 Oct 2011
The key goal of the second Assessment of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Groundwaters is to keep the state of shared water resources in Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia under scrutiny. It aims to facilitate informed decision-making on their management, provide the basis for continuous bilateral ...
RECOM RELAT PRESCR TECHN HARMO #61

Recommandations relatives à des prescriptions techniques harmonisées à l'echelle Européenne applicables aux bateaux de navigation intérieure

Résolution No.61, révision 1

7 Oct 2011
Les Recommandations de l'ONU relatives à des prescriptions techniques harmonisées à l’échelle européenne applicables aux bateaux de navigation intérieure établissent un régime paneuropéen de prescriptions techniques applicables aux bateaux de navigation intérieure engagés dans le transport intern...
INVEST POLICY REV MACEDONIA

Investment Policy Review - The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
28 Feb 2013
The IPR of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia analyzes FDI trends and their impact on the host economy, provides a detailed evaluation of the legal and regulatory framework for investment, including concrete recommendations to improve it, and presents an overall strategy to attract investm...
SIGNI SIGNS SIGNAL INLAND WATER

SIGNI: Signs and Signals for Inland Waterways

Signs and Signals for Inland Waterways

8 Jul 2011
Signs and Signals for Inland Waterways (SIGNI) establishes a harmonized signaling system, applicable to the inland waterways of international importance and coherent with the maritime buoyage system. SIGNI covers bouyage and marking of the waterways, marking of permanent structures, blockage of t...
DEV REGIO BIOMAS PLANS RUSSIAN FED

The Development of Regional Biomass Action Plans of the Russian Federation

8 Jul 2011
This document describes a detailed survey of specific issues: the rationale, objectives, methodology, organization and expected results of a project activity that aims to develop Regional Biomass Action Plans in the regions of the Russian Federation within the framework of the UNECE project ‘Deve...
UNECE COUNTRIES FIGURES 2011

UNECE Countries in Figures 2011

Series:
UNECE Countries in Figures
15 Apr 2011
This publication provides a one-page overview of the 56 member countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) situated in Europe, North America, the Caucasus and Central Asia. Profiles include key facts and a map of each country, demographic data and indicators of gender e...
ENVIRO PERF REV BOSNIA HERZEG 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
29 Jun 2011
The Environmental Performance Review Programme is considered an important instrument for countries with economies in transition. The second round puts particular emphasis on implementation, integration, financing and the socio-economic interface with the environment. This report takes stock of th...
BUILDING LONG TERM STRATEGIES

Building Long Term Strategies and Public-private Alliances for Export Development

The Finnish Case

Series:
Comercio Internacional
30 Sep 2010
The Finnish case of industrial renewal from essentially natural-resource-based industries toward machinery, engineering, electronics and ICT is of particular relevance for Latin-American countries. The study explains the crucial role of the Finnish innovation system and the long term public-priva...