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ENVIRO PERF REV TAJIKISTAN 2ND (R)

Environmental Performance Review: Tajikistan (Russian language)

Tajikistan - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series (Russian)
2 May 2013
The present publication takes stock of the progress made by Tajikistan in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2004. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the first review. This second Environmental Performance Review also covers 1...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOROCCO (F)

Examen des performances environnementales: Maroc

4 Jun 2014
La présente publication contient les résultats de l’EPE realisé par la CEE au Maroc. Cet EPE couvre également 13 questions d'importance pour le pays liées à l'élaboration des politiques, la planification et la mise en œuvre, le financement des politiques et projets environnementaux, et l'intégrat...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOLDOVA 3RD (R)

Environmental Performance Reviews: Republic of Moldova (Russian language)

Republic of Moldova -Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series (Russian)
4 Jun 2014
The present publication contains the third Environmental Performance Review of the Republic of Moldova. The review takes stock of the progress made by the Republic of Moldova in the management of its environment since the country was reviewed in 2005 for the second time. It assesses the implement...
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...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON BELARUS

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management

Belarus

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
20 Sep 2019
The Country Profile of Belarus 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 sustainable cities, and the legal and institutional framework...
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...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #8

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Huitième édition révisée

Series:
Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
9 Aug 2019
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #8

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Eighth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
18 Jun 2019
This publication addresses classification and labeling of chemicals by types of hazards. It provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals and aims at enhancing the protection of human health and the environment during their handling, transport and use by ens...
STATE FOREST CAUCASUS & CNTR ASIA

State of Forests of the Caucasus and Central Asia

Overview of Forests and Sustainable Forest Management in the Caucasus and Central Asia Region

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
20 Jun 2019
This study presents the forest resources and the forest sector of the region, including trends in, and pressures on the resource, to describe the policies and institutions for the forest sector in the region and to list the major challenges the sector faces, and the policy responses in place or p...
ENVIRO PERF REV MACEDONIA 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: North Macedonia

North Macedonia - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
23 Oct 2019
The third Environmental Performance Review of North Macedonia examines progress made by the country in the management of its environment since 2011. It covers legal and policy frameworks, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, and public participation and education for sustainable develo...
ENVIRO PERF REV KAZAKHSTAN 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
22 Aug 2019
The third Environmental Performance Review of Kazakhstan examines progress made by the country in the management of its environment since 2012. It covers legal and policy frameworks, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, and public participation and education for sustainable development...
UNECE COUNTRIES FIGURES 2019

UNECE Countries in Figures 2019

Series:
UNECE Countries in Figures
3 Jun 2019
This publication presents a profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE Member States. These profiles, prepared by the Commission's Statistical Division, are intended to be of interest to readers not necessarily familiar with statistical terminology or with interpreting sta...
MID TERM REVIEW ROVANIEMI ACTION

Rovaniemi Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy: Mid-Term Review

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
6 Sep 2019
This publication is a mid-term review of actions that have been implemented and are in line with the Rovaniemi Action Plan (RAP). Stakeholders of the RAP provided input and the Joint Section also reviewed its own activities. This study also contains a general review of actions reported during 201...
RPT ON ICPD PROG ACTION IMPLEM ECE

Report on ICPD Programme of Action Implementation in the UNECE Region

Fulfilling the Potential of Present and Future Generations

17 Oct 2019
This report was prepared to inform the UNECE Regional Conference ‘Enabling Choices: Population Dynamics and Sustainable Development’ (1–2 October 2018, Geneva), which marks the 25th anniversary of the ICPD held in Cairo in 1994. Both the report and the outcome of the conference discussions have t...
PROTOCOL WATER & HEALTH 2030 AGEND

Protocol on Water and Health and the 2030 Agenda

A Practical Guide for Joint Implementation

27 Aug 2019
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)-World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe Protocol on Water and Health has a key role to play in promoting and operationalizing the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) in national and r...
THE PEP PARTNERSHIPS

THE PEP Partnerships

23 Oct 2019
Member States in the UNECE/WHO European Region established the Transport, Health and Environment Pan European Programme (THE PEP) in 2002. It is an intersectoral and intergovernmental policy framework and it aims to promote mobility and transport strategies that integrate environmental and health...
THE PEP PARTNERSHIPS (R)

THE PEP Partnerships (Russian language)

22 Oct 2019
Member States in the UNECE/WHO European Region established the Transport, Health and Environment Pan European Programme (THE PEP) in 2002. It is an intersectoral and intergovernmental policy framework and it aims to promote mobility and transport strategies that integrate environmental and health...
MEASURING INTL LABOUR MOBILITY

Measuring International Labour Mobility

20 Jun 2019
This publication provides country examples and best practices on measuring international labour mobility. It provides guidance and structure to the production of statistics on stocks and flows of international migrant workers and non-resident foreign workers within a country. Such statistics cut ...
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...
FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Forest Landscape Restoration in the Caucasus and Central Asia

Background Study for the Ministerial Roundtable on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Bonn Challenge in the Caucasus and Central Asia (21-22 June 2018, Astana, Kazakhstan)

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
20 Jun 2019
This study, focusing primarily on the period from the collapse of the Soviet Union until the present day, identifies the key drivers of forest degradation and the potential for forest landscape restoration in the Caucasus and Central Asia. The study was undertaken to support the preparation of re...
INNOVAT SUST DEV REV: KYRGYZSTAN

Innovation for Sustainable Development - Review of Kyrgyzstan

20 Jun 2019
This Review contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the experience accumulated by the UNECE in the identification of good practices and policy lessons in the area of knowledge-based development, with particular reference to the problems of countries with economies in tran...