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Economic Commission for Europe
WORLD FORUM FOR HARMONIZATION OF

World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29)

How it Works - How to Join it

14 Jun 2002
This publication, often referred to as the 'blue book', describes the basis for and operation of the Working Party on the Construction of Vehicles' (WP.29). It presents a comprehensive view of WP.29 beginning with a brief history from its inception as a regional forum through its recent transform...
ENVIRO PERF REV UZBEKISTAN

Environmental Performance Reviews: Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan - First Review

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ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
14 Jun 2002
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2001

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2001

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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
5 Apr 2002
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Good by Inland Waterways (ADN) was adopted on 25 May 2000 by a Diplomatic Conference held in Geneva. This publication includes the text of the Final Act of the Conference, the Resolution adopted by the Conference, the Agree...
ECON SURVEY OF EUROPE 2002 #1

Economic Survey of Europe 2002, No.1

23 Aug 2002
Economic Survey of Europe provides an overview of current economic developments in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and North America. In addition, this issue contains three special studies. The first covers macroeconomic trends and prospects in the ECE region. The second loo...
ENVIRO PERF REV ROMANIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Romania

Romania - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
8 Mar 2002
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
ENVIRO PERF REV ESTONIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Estonia

Estonia - Second Review

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ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
8 Mar 2002
This second review of Estonia follows a different approach from other environmental performance review projects by focusing on three themes. The first is a broad overview of developments since the first review. The second is an assessment of the problems encountered and solutions sought with rega...
ENERGY EFFICIENCY & ENERGY SECU(R)

Energy Efficiency and Energy Security in the CIS (Russian language)

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ECE Energy Series (Russian)
21 Feb 2002
This study assesses the potential for energy conservation in CIS member countries to the year 2010 and explains how improvements in energy efficiency of member countries could contribute to enhancing their energy security. Achieving even part of the large energy conservation thought to be possibl...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG 3 EPR

Recommandations Relatives au Transport des Marchandises Dangereuses: Manuel D'épreuves et de Critères - Troisième Édition Révisée

Manuel D'épreuves et de Critères - Troisième Édition Révisée

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Epreuves et critères
21 Feb 2002
Cet ouvrage a pour objet de présenter le système ONU de classement de certaines catégories de marchandises dangereuses et de décrire les méthodes d'épreuve et procédures jugées les plus utiles pour fournir aux autorités compétentes l'information nécessaire au classement correct des matières et ob...
ECON SURVEY OF EUROPE 2001 #2

Economic Survey of Europe 2001, No.2

21 Feb 2002
This survey provides an overview of current economic developments in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and North America. The survey has three parts. Part one looks at recent economic developments and the short-run outlook in the ECE region. Part two focuses on creating a supp...
STRATEGIE DE L

Strategie de L'EMEP pour la Periode 2000-2009

5 May 2003
Examen du mandat du Programme concerté de surveillance continue et d'évaluation du transport à longue distance des polluants atmosphériques en Europe (EMEP) suivi d'une présentation d'une stratégie pour son futur développement. L'objectif est de renforcer les partenariats internationaux nécessai...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS DENMARK

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Denmark

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Economic Studies
8 Feb 2002
Partnership and reproductive behaviour patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation....
ELIMINATING OBSTACLES TO EFFICIENT

Eliminating Obstacles to Efficient Trade Finance in Transition Economies

Practical Aspects

8 Feb 2002
The purpose of this series of trade and investment guides is to assist economies in transition, as well as economic actors in other countries, in becoming familiar with the best practices in the area of trade and investment and related legal and commercial practices.
STRUCTURAL COMPOSITIONAL FUNCTION

Structural, Compositional and Functional Aspects of Forest Biodiversity in Europe

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
8 Feb 2002
The forestry world is being flooded by biodiversity information related to different disciplines, geographical areas, scales of observation, organisms and, not the least, to different interests of various stakeholders. This publication aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of the forest biodiv...
ENERGY EFFICIENCY & ENERGY SECU

Energy Efficiency and Energy Security in the CIS

Series:
ECE Energy Series
21 Feb 2002
This study assesses the potential for energy conservation in CIS member countries to the year 2010 and explains how improvements in energy efficiency of member countries could contribute to enhancing their energy security. Achieving even part of the large energy conservation thought to be possibl...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS CZECH

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Czech Republic

Series:
Economic Studies
25 Jan 2002
Partnership and reproductive behavior patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation a...
WORLD ROBOTICS 2002

World Robotics 2002

Statistics, Market Analysis, Forecasts, Case Studies and Profitability of Robot Investment

8 Nov 2002
This annual publication presents comprehensive global statistics on industrial robots as well as on service robots allowing country comparisons. It contains detailed statistical data for some 20 countries, broken down by application areas, industrial branches, types of robots and by other techno-...
FOREST CERTIFICATION UPDATE FOR

Forest Certification Update for the ECE Region

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Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
11 Jan 2002
This publication is the fourth in the series of Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers, which present developments in certification of sustainable forest management in the UNECE region of Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Its objective is to make the work carr...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEY BULGARIA

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Bulgaria

Series:
Economic Studies
30 Nov 2001
Partnership and reproductive behaviour patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation ...
BEST PRACTICE IN BUSINESS INCUBAT

Best Practice in Business Incubation

16 Nov 2001
Business incubators are growing rapidly over the world, from 200 at the beginning of the 1990s to over 3,000 at the beginning of the new millennium. This publication presents some of the lessons learned in the countries in economic transition. It illustrates the status of local institutions set u...
INDUSTRIAL RESTRUCTURING IN EUROPE

Industrial Restructuring in European Transition Economies

Experience to Date and Prospects

20 Dec 2002
The subject of European economies in transition is of great significance to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The UNECE has the task of supporting and advising these countries on how they can promote economic development while at the same time eradicate poverty, protect...
STATEGY FOR EMEP 2000/09

Strategy for EMEP 2000-2009

30 Nov 2001
This publication reviews the mandate and the past and current driving forces of the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP). It also presents a strategy for the future development of EMEP.
ECON SURVEY OF EUROPE 2001 #1

Economic Survey of Europe 2001, No.1

2 Nov 2001
This survey provides an overview of current economic developments in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and North America. The survey has three parts. Part one looks at recent economic developments and the short-run outlook in the ECE region. Part two focuses on creating a supp...
FOREST POLICIES & INSTITUTIONS

Forest Policies and Institutions in Europe

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
16 Nov 2001
Every two years the FAO European Forestry Commission (EFC) reviews the state of forestry in the region, concentrating on developments for forest policy and institutions. This document synthesises the national reports from 24 countries, revised in light of the information received at the discussio...
ANN REVIEW THE CHEM INDUSTRY 2000

Annual Review of the Chemical Industry in 2000

Production and Trade Statistics 1997-1999

16 Nov 2001
This review analyzes trends and developments in the production, consumption, prices and trade in chemical products in Europe and North America. It provides an overview of progress in major branches of the chemical industry. The review also includes statistical data on production of chemicals and ...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADR 2001 2V

Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route

Restructuré en Vigueur le 1er Juillet 2001

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Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route (ADR)
16 Nov 2001
L'Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route (ADR) et protocole de signature en date, à Genève, du 30 septembre 1957 a pour but d'accroître la sécurité des transports internationaux de marchandises dangereuses par route. Ses annexes A et B imposent...
ELECTRONIC COMMERCE FOR TRANSITION

Electronic Commerce for Transition Economies in the Digital Age

Forum Proceedings

27 Jul 2001
New information and communication technologies are transforming the economic landscape, bringing unparalleled opportunity and change. This publication is an outcome of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) Forum on 'Electronic Commerce for Transition Economies in the Digital ...
SERVICES IN TRANSITION ECON

Services in Transition Economies

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Trade and Investment Guides
26 Jul 2002
The rapid development of the services sector in domestic and international trade has been a major feature of the world’s economic development over the last thirty or more years. At the same time, services, especially personal services, tended to be a neglected sector in the centrally planned econ...
SOCIO ECON STATUS & LIVING SWITZER

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

26 Jul 2002
In Switzerland, as in most western countries, population ageing is an unavoidable reality that will have effects for at least the next fifty years. In order to anticipate its effects, it is vital to understand precisely what changes are taking place and how they will affect society and everyday l...