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PRINCIPLES EFFECT JOINT BODIES (R)

Principles for Effective Joint Bodies for Transboundary Water Cooperation under the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Russian language)

18 Mar 2019
The Principles for Effective Joint Bodies for Transboundary Water Cooperation, presented in this publication, distil valuable lessons from the experiences of joint bodies worldwide, Parties to the Water Convention and other States, as well as other stakeholders. These experiences were gathered th...
PRINCIPLES EFFECT JOINT BODIES (A)

Principles for Effective Joint Bodies for Transboundary Water Cooperation under the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Arabic language)

27 Mar 2019
The Principles for Effective Joint Bodies for Transboundary Water Cooperation, presented in this publication, distil valuable lessons from the experiences of joint bodies worldwide, Parties to the Water Convention and other States, as well as other stakeholders. These experiences were gathered th...
PRINCIPLES EFFECT JOINT BODIES (S)

Principios para órganos conjuntos eficaces en la cooperación en materia de aguas transfronterizas en virtud del Convenio sobre la Protección y Utilización de los Cursos de Agua Transfronterizos y de los Lagos Internacionales

3 Apr 2019
Los Principios para órganos conjuntos eficaces en la cooperación en materia de aguas transfronterizas, presentados en esta publicación, sintetizan lecciones valiosas a partir de las experiencias de órganos conjuntos a escala mundial, de las Partes en el Convenio del Agua y de otros Estados, así c...
PRINCIPLES EFFECT JOINT BODIES (F)

Principes applicables à des organes communs agissant efficacement pour la coopération relative aux eaux transfrontières au titre de la Convention sur la protection et l’utilisation des cours d’eau transfrontières et des lacs internationaux

9 Apr 2019
Les principes applicables à des organes communs agissants efficacement pour la coopération relative aux eaux transfrontières, présentés dans cette présente publication, reposent sur des enseignements précieux tirés de l’expérience d’organes communs du monde entier, de Parties à la Convention sur ...
BRINGING STANDARDIZATION IN UNIVER

Bringing Standardization in University Curricula

Making the Case

3 May 2019
This paper advocates for integrating education about standardization into the curricula of educational establishments. It presents evidence of the relevance of standards for policymakers and business executives as well as professionals. It then reviews the efforts of UNECE since 2012 to date to i...
IMPLEMENTATION OF CEVNI REV #5

Implementation of CEVNI Revision 5

17 Apr 2019
The European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI) was first established in 1962 and has since that time been maintained by the UNECE Working Party on Inland Water Transport (SC.3). It contains the core uniform rules applicable to the traffic on inland waterways, such as marking on vessels, visual si...
WOOD ENERGY IN THE ECE REGION

Wood Energy in the ECE Region

Data, Trends and Outlook in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States and North America

6 May 2019
This publication highlights the use of wood for energy and includes the most recent statistics on wood energy markets across the UNECE region. It aims to communicate the relevance of wood energy in the region and help bridge information about the forest and energy sectors. It also intends to offe...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (A)

The Water Convention (Arabic language)

Responding to Global Water Challenges

17 Apr 2019
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...
GUIDANCE DATA INTEGRAT MEASU MIGRA

Guidance on Data Integration for Measuring Migration

4 Mar 2019
The economic, social and demographic impacts of migration are large and increasing. Policymakers, researchers and other stakeholders need data on migrants and their integration into societies. These data need be comprehensive, accurate and frequently updated. There is no single source that can pr...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (R)

The Water Convention (Russian language)

Responding to Global Water Challenges

29 Oct 2018
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (S)

El Convenio del Agua

Una respuesta a los desafíos mundiales del agua

23 May 2019
El Convenio está concebido para poder aplicarse en entornos y condiciones muy diferentes, tanto en países ricos en agua como en países donde esta escasea. Dado que el grado de ambición de la aplicación es proporcional a la capacidad y los medios de las Partes, el Convenio es ratificado y aplicado...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (F)

La Convention sur l’eau

Répondre aux défis mondiaux de l’eau

7 Nov 2018
La Convention est faite pour être appliquée dans des cadres et des conditions très différents. Elle est appliquée dans les pays disposant d’abondantes ressources en eau comme dans les pays où elle est rare. Le niveau d’exigence en ce qui concerne l’ampleur de la mise en oeuvre étant proportionnel...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPONDING TO

The Water Convention

Responding to Global Water Challenges

12 Nov 2018
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...
STANDARDS SUSTAIN DEVELOPMENT GOAL

Standards for the Sustainable Development Goals

18 Jan 2019
This publication provides an overview of how international standards are used by policymakers to support sustainability and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is based on case studies that illustrate the use of standards for SDG 6, Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG 7, Standards fo...
FORESTS AND WATER: VALUATION

Forests and Water

Valuation and Payments for Forest Ecosystem Services

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
24 May 2019
The objectives of this study are to further improve our understanding about the ways in which payments for ecosystem services schemes can be applied to forests, in particular focusing on forest’s hydrological functions for the mutual benefit of both humans and the environment. In addition, the st...
 PROGRESS TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COOP

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation under the Water Convention

Report on implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

14 Jan 2019
The publication presents and analyses the findings of the first pilot reporting exercise under the Water Convention, which was carried out in 2017. Progress made in the implementation of the Convention is reviewed and summarised, together with the identification of significant trends, success, ch...
ENVIRO PERF REV MONGOLIA

Environmental Performance Review: Mongolia

Mongolia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
13 Mar 2019
The report takes stock of progress made by Mongolia in the management of its environment since 1987. It covers legal and policy frameworks, compliance assurance, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, public participation and education for sustainable development. It addresses issues spe...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON KAZAKHSTAN (R)

Country Profiles of the Housing Sector (Russian language)

Republic of Kazakhstan

27 Jul 2018
The Country Profile of Kazakhstan, prepared at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan focuses on the housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainabl...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON KAZAKHSTAN

Country Profiles of the Housing Sector

Republic of Kazakhstan

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
25 Jul 2018
The Country Profile of Kazakhstan, prepared at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan focuses on the nation's housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart s...
EOR 2017 SUPP17 ECE BIENNIAL RPT

Economic Commission for Europe

Biennial Report (17 April 2015-27 April 2017)

Series:
Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Biennial Report
7 Jun 2018
This is the official report submitted to the Economic and Social Council by the Economic Commission for Europe for the period of 17 April 2015 to 27 April 2017.
ENVIRO PERF REV ALBANIA 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Albania

Albania - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
22 Mar 2019
This programme assesses progress made by individual countries, in this case Albania, 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 to improve thei...
ENVIRO PERF REV BOSNIA HER 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
18 Dec 2018
This programme assesses progress made by individual countries, in this case Bosnia and Herzagovina, 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 ...
RAILWAY REFORM THE ECE REGION

Railway Reform in the ECE Region

8 Mar 2018
This study on railway reform in the ECE Region looks at the history of railway reform within its member States and looks at how it has been implemented through a number of examples, highlighting that railway reform across the ECE region has taken different forms in terms of institutional structur...
MEASUR VALU FOREST GREEN ECON

Measuring the Value of Forests in a Green Economy

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
24 May 2019
This paper presents green economy related definitions and concepts, and internationally developed assessment methods, notably natural capital accounting approaches, and in this way explore aligning forest sector approaches to those being used in wider contexts. It also proposes preliminary sugges...
GREEN JOBS THE FOREST SECTOR

Green Jobs in the Forest Sector

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
17 May 2019
The study Green Jobs in the Forest Sector provides an overview of existing Green Forest Jobs and identifies possible areas for future activities and jobs in the forest sector, and may serve as starting point for further analysis and discussion on the future of Green Forest Jobs. It offers a frame...
RECOM ON COMM POPUL PROJEC

Recommendations on Communicating Population Projections

Series:
Conference of European Statisticians Statistical Standards and Studies
17 May 2019
This publication contains a series of good practices and recommendations on effectively communicating the results of population projections. Here, “communication” encompasses not only how projections should be disseminated to users, but also what should be communicated. The aim is to improve the ...
SUMMARY UNECE TRADE FACILIT REC

Summary of UNECE Trade Facilitation Recommendations

21 Mar 2018
This publication contains the latest information on trade facilitation recommendations established under the auspices of the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT). The publication provides a summary of the approved Recommendations presented in a detailed...
BEST POLICY PRACT FOR PROM 2ND

Best Policy Practices for Promoting Energy Efficiency

A Structured Framework of Best Practices in Policies to Promote Energy Efficiency for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development

Series:
ECE Energy Series
22 Feb 2018
This is the second edition of the Best Policy Practices for Promoting Energy Efficiency publication prepared in the framework of the United Nations Development Account project “Promoting Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development”. It provides addition...