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Economic Commission for Europe
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 ...
SMART SUST CITY PROF GORIS ARMENIA

Smart Sustainable City Profile for Goris, Armenia

12 Jun 2019
To address the major urban challenges, UNECE and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) developed, jointly with 15 other UN bodies and other partners, the Key Performance Indicators for Smart Sustainable Cities. This is a set of 91 indicators, which are an important tool to assess the pe...
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

17 May 2019
This publication contains a series of good practices and recommendations on effectively communicating the results of population projections. In this publication, “communication” encompasses not only how projections should be disseminated to users, but also what should be communicated. The aim is ...
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...
UNECE GUIDE SEED POTATO LOT INS

UNECE Guide to Seed Potato Lot Inspection

Recommended Practices

14 Aug 2019
This Guide refers to the UNECE STANDARD S-1, concerning the marketing and commercial quality control of Seed Potatoes. Knowledge of the relevant requirements is essential for the inspector. Inspection is the visual examination of plants, tubers, containers, equipment or facilities by an authoriz...
UNECE GUID SEED POTATO LOT INS (R)

UNECE Guide to Seed Potato Lot Inspection (Russian language)

Recommended Practices

14 Aug 2019
This Guide refers to the UNECE STANDARD S-1, concerning the marketing and commercial quality control of Seed Potatoes. Knowledge of the relevant requirements is essential for the inspector. Inspection is the visual examination of plants, tubers, containers, equipment or facilities by an authoriz...
UNECE GUIDE OPER SEED POTATO CERT

UNECE Guide to Operating a Seed Potato Certification Service

14 Aug 2019
This guide has been developed to assist Designated Authorities (DAs) in the operation of their seed potato certification service and to encourage standardisation in the operation of seed potato certification services between DAs. The guide is also intended to assist countries that are not implem...
RECOMMENDATION NO41 (R)

Public-Private Partnership in Trade Facilitation (Russian Language)

Recommendation No. 41

10 Apr 2018
Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) provide a possible solution for financing and implementing public projects. They allow the public sector to benefit from private sector funding, expertise and capacity while allowing the private sector to partner with the public sector in providing critical publ...
RECOMMENDATION NO41 (F)

Partenariats public-privé en matière de facilitation du commerce

Recommandation n° 41

10 Apr 2018
Un des moyens de financer et de mettre en œuvre des projets publics est de construire des partenariats public-privé (PPP). Ces dispositifs permettent au secteur public de bénéficier des ressources financières, champs d’expertise et capacités des entreprises privées tout en offrant à ces dernières...
RECOMMENDATION NO41

Public-Private Partnership in Trade Facilitation

Recommendation No. 41

10 Apr 2018
Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) provide a possible solution for financing and implementing public projects. They allow the public sector to benefit from private sector funding, expertise and capacity while allowing the private sector to partner with the public sector in providing critical publ...
TEXTILE4SDG12

TEXTILE4SDG12

Transparency in Textile Value Chains in Relation to the Environmental, Social and Human Health Impacts of Parts, Components and Production Processes

2 Apr 2018
The present publication surveys academic and policy-oriented literature on the relationship between the environmental, social and human health impacts of textile production and processing, on the one hand, and the extent to which information about such impacts reaches the final consumer. In doing...
UNECE REGIONAL RPT 2017

Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Implementation

UNECE Regional Report 2017

20 Mar 2018
The United Nations Regional Commissions, in partnership with other key United Nations Organizations, have committed to supporting member States in implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). This report is part of that commitment and the policy recommendations and technical standards...
TRAIN GUID REG FRAMWRK MARK SURV

Training Guide on Regulatory Frameworks and Market Surveillance

14 May 2019
The training manual presents the primary content areas of the training module and offers fundamental guidance and advice to trainers, so they may conduct their workshops in an efficient and informed manner. In addition to practical information, the manual advises readers on best practice in the d...
OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST (R)

Overcoming Barriers to Investing in Energy Efficiency (Russian language)

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
19 Apr 2019
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 ...
OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST (F)

Surmonter les obstacles aux investissements en faveur de l’efficacité énergétique

Series:
Série CEE sur l'Energie
29 Apr 2019
L'efficacité énergétique est largement perçue comme l'un des moyens les plus efficaces de réaliser de multiples bénéfices économiques, sociaux et environnementaux et est au cœur des progrès significatifs vers les objectifs de développement durable (ODD) et l'accord de Paris sur le climat. Cette p...
OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST

Overcoming Barriers to Investing in Energy Efficiency

Series:
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 ...
REMOVING BARRIERS USE NATURAL

Removing Barriers to the Use of Natural Gas as Maritime Transportation Fuel

Series:
ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been used as fuel for ships for decades but quality standards are still under development. The UNECE Group of Experts on Gas created in 2015 a task force on removing barriers to the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel. This report summarises the findings to...