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OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST

Overcoming Barriers to Investing in Energy Efficiency

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ECE Energy Series
22 Mar 2018
Energy efficiency is widely viewed as one of the most effective ways to achieve multiple economic, social and environmental benefits and is at a core of making significant progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. This publication presents the outcome ...
REC REL TRANSP MERC PELIG #6.1

Recomendaciones relativas al transporte de mercancías peligrosas. Manual de pruebas y criterios. Sexta edición revisada - Enmienda 1

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...
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...
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...
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...
CONV ENVIRON IMP ASSESS TRANSB

Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (As Amended on 27 February 2001 and on 4 June 2004)

22 Feb 2018
Environmental threats do not respect national borders. Governments have realized that to avert this danger they must notify and consult each other on all major projects under consideration that might have adverse environmental impact across borders. The Espoo Convention is a key step to bringing ...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #20 (R)

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

Twentieth Revised Edition

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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...