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Economic Commission for Europe
ENVIRO PERF REV AZERBAIJAN

Environmental Performance Reviews: Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
30 Apr 2004
Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on the environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management. This evaluation focuses on Azerbaijan.
SHARING GAINS GLOBALIZ NEW ENVIRO

Sharing the Gains of Globalization in the New Security Environment

The Challenges to Trade Facilitation

30 Apr 2004
This book is a compilation of background policy papers and presentations from developed and developing countries, as well as small and big enterprises, which discuss the potential benefits of trade facilitation for the global economy. The papers were presented at the International Forum for Trade...
NON OBSERVED ECON NATL ACC SURVEY

Non-observed Economy in National Accounts

Survey of National Practices

12 Mar 2004
This publication presents an inventory of the current practices of twenty-nine United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) countries in measuring non-observed economic (NOE) activities. NEO are critical to obtaining accurate and complete national accounts statistics. They include activi...
SOCIO ECON STATUS & LIVING LATVIA

Socio-economic Status and Living Arrangements of Older Persons in Latvia

12 Mar 2004
This country study uses data from the population and housing census of Latvia to portray the current economic and social conditions of older people. It examines statistics on key issues such as employment and retirement, sources of income, housing conditions and living arrangements of the aged. T...
POPULATION AGEING & SOCIO ECON

Population Ageing and Socio-economic Status of Older Persons in Estonia

12 Mar 2004
This country study uses data from the population and housing census of Estonia to portray the current economic and social conditions of older people. It examines statistics on key issues such as trends in population ageing, living arrangements of the aged, migration patterns, income trends, housi...
INDUSTRIAL RESTRUCTURING IN EUROPE

Industrial Restructuring in European Transition Economies

Regulatory Framework and the Role of Innovation

12 Mar 2004
This report contains an overview and the main findings of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) workshop on Policy and Regulatory Options for Promoting Industrial Restructuring in the ECE Region and the Conference on Innovation as a Vehicle for Industrial Restructuring. Both o...
TAJIKISTAN TOWARDS A KNOWLEDGE

Towards a Knowledge-based Economy

Tajikistan - Country Readiness Assessment Report

12 Mar 2004
The ongoing processes of economic, social and cultural transformation have been accelerated by the impact of information and communication technologies. The pace of adaptation of these new technologies and the utilization of their potential in accelerating economic development has varied from co...
TOWARDS KNOWLEDGE BASED (13V SET)

Towards a Knowledge-based Economy

Country Readiness Assessment Report (13 Volume Set)

16 Apr 2004
The ongoing processes of economic, social and cultural transformation have been accelerated by the impact of information and communication technologies. The pace of adaptation of these new technologies has varied from country to country. For this reason the United Nations Economic Commission fo...
REFORMING ENERGY PRICING SUBSIDIES

Reforming Energy Pricing and Subsidies

Series:
ECE Energy Series
13 Feb 2004
This booklet draws general guidelines to be used by policy makers when reforming national energy pricing and subsidy schemes. The Guidelines suggest the best policy options as well as measures to alleviate the full impact of higher energy prices on those least able to absorb them. They also poin...
BEYOND ENLARGEMENT TRADE BUSINESS

Beyond Enlargement

Trade, Business and Investment in Changing Europe

12 Mar 2004
This publication contains summaries of presentations and papers delivered at the workshop on Trade, Business and Investment in a Wider Europe held in April 2003. The workshop discussed topics such as European globalization and trade, trade relations in a wider Europe, business investments and Eur...
ACCESION CENTRAL EUROPEAN COUNT

Accession of Central European Countries to the European Union, The

The Trade and Investment Effects on Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine

Series:
Occasional Paper
16 Jan 2004
The continued growth of the European Union (EU) will have important economic consequences both for the EU member states and for their trading partners, especially those at the new borders of the enlarged EU. This paper assesses some of these consequences, focusing on four acceding central Europea...
ROLE INSTITUTIONS IN ECON DEV

Role of Institutions in Economic Development, The

Gunnar Myrdal Lecture

Series:
Occasional Paper
16 Jan 2004
This paper discusses the role of institutions in economic development. The author puts forward an argument that the considerable gap in real income per capita between richer and poorer countries reflects the quality of their institutions. Definitions and explanations are provided to support this ...
REC TRANSP DANG GOOD #13 & #4 CD

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Thirteenth revised edition) - Manual of Tests and Criteria (Fourth revised edition) (CD-ROM)

Model Regulations - Manual of Tests and Criteria (CD-ROM)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
30 Jan 2004
This CD-ROM contains the electronic version of the 13th revised edition of the Recommendation on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (Orange book) and the 4th revised edition of the Manual of Tests and Criteria. The information is presented in English and French languages. System Requirements: PC w...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #13 SET

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Manual of Tests and Criteria (Set of Book & CD-ROM)

Model Regulations - Manual of Tests and Criteria (Set of Book & CD-ROM) and Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (Book)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
30 Jan 2004
This collection includes the Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (Orange book) and supplementing Manual of Tests and Criteria in print and electronic formats. The Orange book provides an extensive list of dangerous goods and their control in transport by air, rail, road, sea and ...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #13 SET

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria (Set of Book & CD-ROM)

Manual of Tests and Criteria (Set of Book & CD-ROM)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
30 Jan 2004
This publication presents a compilation of the various tests and criteria that enable competent authorities to classify explosive substances and articles. It focuses on the classification procedures, test methods and criteria relating to explosives, self-reacting substances, organic peroxides, li...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #13 BK&CD

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

Model Regulations - Manual of Tests and Criteria (CD-ROM) and Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (Book)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
30 Jan 2004
This set includes the Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and supplementing Manual of Tests and Criteria on CD-ROM. The Orange book provides an extensive list of dangerous goods and their control in transport by air, rail, road, sea and inland waterways. It covers classification ...
YOUTH IN THE UNECE REGION REALITI

Youth in the UNECE Region

Realities, Challenges and Opportunities

21 Nov 2003
This publication is a compilation of papers that were presented at the First Forum on Youth: Security, Opportunity and Prosperity meeting, which was held in August 2002, in Geneva. The papers discuss ways of creating opportunities for youth in European countries, especially Countries in Transitio...
ENVIRO POLICY TRANSITION TEN YEARS

Environmental Policy in Transition

Ten Years of UNECE Environmental Performance Reviews

21 Nov 2003
The Environmental Performance Reviews analyze the integration of environment in all sectors of the economy. By focusing on a range of issues, from governance and public participation, to management of pollution and natural resources, the Reviews have given strong support to sustainable developmen...
MOSQUETEROS CONQUISTAN LA RED

Mosqueteros Conquistan la Red, Los

Guía de Internet para Jóvenes

21 Nov 2003
Internet forma parte ahora de nuestra vida cotidiana. Influye en la forma en que nos comunicamos, trabajamos, obtenemos información e incluso en la forma de relacionarnos con los demás. Efectivamente, Internet ha cambiado nuestra visión del mundo. Pero no todo el mundo conoce Internet del mismo m...
SMALL MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPR COUNTR

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Countries in Transition

Series:
Entrepreneurship and SMEs
28 May 2004
This publication provides the main characteristics of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Countries in Transition (CIT) and emerging economies. It gives information on SME definition by country, highlighting the major legislative measures, laws and government policies related to entrepre...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS (E/F CD)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (CD-ROM)

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
19 Dec 2003
This CD-ROM contains the official texts in English and French of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) and the 4th Edition of the Manual of Tests and Criteria. It also contains Part II of the Model Regulations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and a d...