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HOW NATURAL GAS CAN DISPLACE COMPE

How Natural Gas can Displace Competing Fuels

5 Nov 2020
If there is to be a significant role for gas as a transition fuel, let alone as a destination fuel, governments and international institutions need to develop strategies that encourage the use of gas in the near- and medium-term while providing for a subsequent orderly transition towards a vastly...
POTENTIAL OF NATURAL GAS PENETRATE

The Potential of Natural Gas to Penetrate New Markets

2 Nov 2020
The topics addressed in this paper focuses on geographical prospects for gas by UNECE sub-region and then by exploring the new applications for gas within the region as a whole. The versatility of gas means it can be used for heat, for power, for combined heat and power (CHP), for petrochemicals ...
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. It highlights that, similarly to the financial crisis of 2008, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has ...
WHITE PAPER BLOCKCHAIN TRADE FACIL

White Paper Blockchain in Trade Facilitation

27 Nov 2020
Blockchain technology is one of the most talked about topics in the sphere of information technology as well as in the facilitation of electronic business. The cryptocurrency Blockchain applications are well known and well-publicized, however, this technology has the potential to influence the wa...
RECOMMANDATION NO.4

Recommandation N°4: Organismes nationaux de facilitation du commerce

16 Nov 2020
La recommandation n ° 4 révisée intègre des lignes directrices qui fournissent une description détaillée des étapes de la mise en place des Organismes nationaux de facilitation des échanges (ONFB) ainsi qu'un modèle de mandat pour un ONFB que les pays utilisent ou personnalisent en fonction de le...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4

Recommendation N°4 - National Trade Facilitation Bodies

4 Sep 2020
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
MEASURING MONITORING PROGR SDG

Measuring and Monitoring Progress Towards the Sustainable Development Goals

16 Feb 2021
In order to better support Member States in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) identified four areas where its programmes and expertise converge. These “nexus” areas are sustainable use of natural resources; sustainable an...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2021(R)

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2021 (Russian language)

Applicable as from 1 January 2020

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) (Russian language)
28 Dec 2020
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) done at 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) has been in force s...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2021

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2021

Applicable as from 1 January 2021

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
9 Dec 2020
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) done at 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) has been in force s...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2021 2V

Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) 2021

En vigueur le 1er janvier 2021

Series:
Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
10 Dec 2020
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...
PRACT GUIDE SEASON ADJUS JDEMETRA+

Practical Guide to Seasonal Adjustment with JDemetra+

From Source Series to User Communication

16 Dec 2020
This Guide introduces seasonal adjustment and gives practical guidance to national statistical offices in producing seasonal adjusted monthly or quarterly time series covering all steps in the production process, from the evaluation of the original data series to the dissemination and communicati...
GUIDE PROMOT GREEN JOB IN FORESTRY

Guidelines on the Promotion of Green Jobs in Forestry

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
19 Jan 2021
This publication is intended to assist stakeholders in the forestry sector to successfully navigate the transition to a forest sector that is fully engaged in the green economy. New and increasing opportunities for providing forest-based services and products, growing business and revenue as well...
ENVIRO PERF REV UZBEKISTAN 3RD

Environmental Performance Reviews: Uzbekistan

Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
16 Jul 2020
This publication assesses progress made by individual countries 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 in improving their environmental pol...
WHO OWNS OUR FORESTS? FOREST OWNER

Who Owns our Forests? Forest Ownership in the ECE Region

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
7 Nov 2020
This study examines forest ownership in the ECE region. Based on data on 35 countries, and the first to include all forest ownership categories, this study investigates the changing nature and patterns of forest ownership, the ways in which governance and social structures influence forest owners...
2018 ACTIVE AGEING INDEX

2018 Active Ageing Index Analytical Report

6 Mar 2020
The report presents the latest Active Ageing Index (AAI) calculations and progress over time. The Active Ageing Index is a practical tool for policymakers that helps identify areas in which older people's potential for active ageing is not yet fully realised. It measures the level of which older ...
FOREST SECTOR WORKFORCE UNECE

Forest Sector Workforce in the UNECE Region

Overview of the Social and Economic Trends with Impact on the Forest Sector

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
15 Oct 2020
This study provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of the forest sector workforce in the UNECE region. It analyzes working conditions and occupational safety and health as well as the economic and social contexts that have led to structural changes in the sector, to the extent poss...
SUMM UNECE TRADE FACILITAT RECOMME

Summary of UNECE Trade Facilitation Recommendations

2019 Revised Edition

1 Nov 2020
Over the past 40 years, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has developed and maintained a series of recommendations and standards for international trade. As the international focal point for trade facilitation recommendations and standards, UNECE develops instruments to re...
TRADE FACILITAT WHITE PAPER SM (F)

Livre blanc sur les Conteneurs intelligents

L’exploitation en temps réel des données de conteneurs intelligents pour parvenir à l’excellence dans la chaîne d’approvisionnem

24 Nov 2020
La technologie entre dans toutes les facettes de la chaine d’approvissionement et fournit des outils performants et innovatifs. Si certains réfléchissent à la dématerialisation de certains documents utilisés en commerce et en transport, d’autres explorent comment des objets connectés pourraient d...
TRADE FACILITAT WHITE PAPER SM (R)

Trade Facilitation White Paper on Smart Containers (Russian language)

Real-time Smart Container Data for Supply Chain Excellence

22 Nov 2020
Technology is entering into every aspect of the supply chain and providing performant and innovative tools. As many are just starting to talk about the dematerialization of certain documents used in trade and transport, others are investigating how devices can communicate information directly to ...
TRADE FACILITAT WHITE PAPER SMART

Trade Facilitation White Paper on Smart Containers

Real-time Smart Container Data for Supply Chain Excellence

31 Oct 2020
Technology is entering into every aspect of the supply chain and providing performant and innovative tools. As many are just starting to talk about the dematerialization of certain documents used in trade and transport, others are investigating how devices can communicate information directly to ...
DIGITAL & SUSTAIN TRADE FACILI (F)

Facilitation du commerce numérique et durable

Rapport régional de la CEE-ONU 2019

31 Oct 2020
L'internationalisation des chaînes de production et d'approvisionnement offre aux pays en développement et aux pays en transition de nouvelles possibilités d'intégration dans l'économie mondiale en permettant aux entreprises de rejoindre les réseaux de production internationaux. Ainsi, la nécessi...
DIGITAL & SUSTAIN TRADE FACILI (R)

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation (Russian language)

UNECE Regional Report 2019

30 Oct 2020
The United Nations Regional Commissions, in partnership with other key United Nations Organizations, have committed to supporting member States in implementing the WTO TFA. This report is part of that commitment and the policy recommendations and technical standards developed by UNECE and UN/CEFA...
DIGITAL & SUSTAIN TRADE FACILITATI

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation

UNECE Regional Report 2019

30 Mar 2020
The United Nations Regional Commissions, in partnership with other key United Nations Organizations, have committed to supporting member States in implementing the WTO TFA. This report is part of that commitment and the policy recommendations and technical standards developed by UNECE and UN/CEFA...