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TIMER BULLETIN VOL 55 NO 4 2002

Timber Bulletin

Forest Fire Statistics 1999-2001

7 Nov 2003
The Bulletin contains information on forest products including monthly prices, production statistics, market review and trade flow data.
ENVIRO MONITOR & REPORTING EASTERN

Environmental Monitoring and Reporting

Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

7 Nov 2003
This report provides an overview of the challenges faced by national environmental monitoring and reporting systems in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. It presents recommendations and provides guidance to these countries on how to improve the situation. The publication is aimed at o...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS TESTS #4

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Manual of Tests and Criteria - Fourth Revised Edition

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria
16 Jan 2004
This publication presents a compilation of the various tests and criteria that enable the competent authority to classify explosive substances and articles. It focuses on the classification procedures, test methods and criteria relating to explosives, self-reacting substances, organic peroxides, ...
MUSKETEERS CONQUER THE NET

Musketeers Conquer the Net, The

A Teen Guide to Getting Online

7 Nov 2003
The Internet has become part of our daily lives, and while some people are very familiar with it, others are still unsure of what exactly the Internet is and how they can use it. This book was published on the occasion of the World Summit on the Information Society. It is intended to guide teenag...
WORLD ROBOTICS 2003

World Robotics 2003

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

7 Nov 2003
World Robotics 2003 contains detailed statistical data for 20 countries, broken down by application areas, industrial branches, types of robots and by other techno-economic variables. Data on production, exports and imports are presented for a selection of countries. Trends in robot densities, i....
WORLD ROBOTICS 2003 (CD)

World Robotics 2003

Statistics, Market Analysis, Forecasts, Case Studies and Profitability of Robot Investment (CD-ROM)

19 Dec 2003
World Robotics 2003 contains detailed statistical data for 20 countries, broken down by application areas, industrial branches, types of robots and by other techno-economic variables. Data on production, exports and imports are presented for a selection of countries. Trends in robot densities, i....
AGEING POPULATIONS OPPORTUNIT

Ageing Populations

Opportunities and Challenges for Europe and North America

29 Aug 2003
The Regional Implementation Strategy for the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing 2002 was adopted at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Ministerial Conference on Ageing held from 11 – 13 September 2002 in Berlin, Germany. The conference aimed at establishing a coh...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMONISE DE CLASS

Système Général Harmonisé de Classification et d'Etiquetage des Produits Chimiques (SGH)

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
8 Aug 2003
Le système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) est un système unique à l'échelle mondiale capable de couvrir la classification des produits chimiques, leur étiquetage et les fiches de données de sécurité correspondantes. Il a été adopté récemment et se...
AZERBAIJAN TOWARDS A KNOWLEDGE

Towards a Knowledge-based Economy

Azerbaijan - Country Readiness Assessment Report

8 Aug 2003
The on-going 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 c...
ENVIRO PERF REV GEORGIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Georgia

Georgia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
8 Aug 2003
Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management.
INTELLECTUAL ASSETS VALUATIONS

Intellectual Assets

Valuation and Capitalization

8 Aug 2003
The first meeting of the High Level Task Force on Valuation and Capitalization of Intellectual Assets was held in November 2002 in Geneva. The round table participants reviewed existing practices and methodologies of valuating intellectual capital and discussed the issue of commercialization of i...
50 YEARS OF THE CONF EURO STATS

50 Years of the Conference of European Statisticians

Series:
Conference of European Statisticians Statistical Standards and Studies
8 Aug 2003
This publication outlines the formation and history of the Conference of European Statisticians. It reveals the major achievements of the conference in the past 50 years and discusses some of the important challenges that the group is likely to face in the future.
LITHUANIA TOWARDS A KNOWLEDGE

Towards a Knowledge-based Economy

Lithuania - Country Readiness Report

8 Aug 2003
The on-going 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 A KNOWLEDGE BASED ECON

Towards a Knowledge-based Economy

Country Readiness Report - Concept, Outline, Benchmarking and Indicators

7 Nov 2003
It has been proposed that the assessment of the progress made in developing the foundation of the knowledge-based economy in the countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) be carried out on the basis of a common benchmarking system. This guide recommends 19 different c...
STAT YRBK OF THE ECE 2003

Trends in Europe and North America

The Statistical Yearbook of the ECE 2003

7 Nov 2003
This Yearbook contains comprehensive statistical data for 55 countries covering Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The data include indicators for population, education, employment, economy, housing infrastructure, transport and tourism, energy, environment, communi...
ENVIRO PERF REV CENT EAST EUR CD

Environmental Performance Reviews

Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia CD-ROM

2 Nov 2007
The Environmental Performance Reviews (EPRs) are intended to assist countries in transition to improve their management of the environment by establishing baseline conditions and making concrete recommendations for better policy implementation and performance. This CD contains EPRs of all countr...
ECON SURVEY OF EUROPE 2003 #1

Economic Survey of Europe 2003, No.1

11 Jul 2003
Economic Survey of Europe provides an overview of current economic developments in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and North America. Five main studies are covered by this volume of the survey. They are: corporate governance in the Economic Commission for Europe region, prog...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #13

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations -Thirteenth Revised Edition

Model Regulations

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
26 Sep 2003
Known as the Orange Book, this directory provides an extensive list of dangerous goods and their control in transport by air, rail, road, sea and inland waterways. It covers classification and definitions of all dangerous substances; packaging, labelling and relevant shipping documentation; and t...
TRADE FACILITATION CHALLEN GROWTH

Trade Facilitation

The Challenges for Growth and Development

6 Jun 2003
There is a need for greater political will in order to achieve a level of trade facilitation that will improve the overall climate for trade and investment. To address this issue an International Forum on Trade Facilitation was organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in May...
TRADE FINANCE FOR SMALL & MEDIUM

Trade Finance for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in CIS Countries

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
6 Jun 2003
This report is taken from the deliberations that took place at the workshop, Practical Aspects of Trade Finance in CIS Countries with Special Reference to Problems Encountered by Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, held by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), in October 2001...
DYNAMICS FERTILITY & PARTNERSHIP

Dynamics of Fertility and Partnership in Europe

Insights and Lessons from Comparative Research

6 Jun 2003
This two-volume set is based on the Fertility and Family Survey Flagship Conference, which took place in May 2000 in Brussels. The five themes of the conference were: partnership behavior, fertility behavior, partnership and fertility behaviors as interdependent processes, new approaches and meth...
EMPLOYMENT TRENDS & PROSPECTS IN

Employment Trends and Prospects in the European Forest Sector

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
6 Jun 2003
The focus of this paper is an analysis of past, and current day, trends of productivity and labour resources in the European forest sector. The paper provides information about wages, safety and health of working places, as well as training and skills of workers. Based on these trends, the paper ...
TIMBER COMMITTEE YEARBOOK 2003

Timber Committee Yearbook 2003

Series:
Timber and Forest Information
6 Jun 2003
This Yearbook provides an overview of the European Timber Committee's activities for the past year in its promotion of sustainable forestry, and provides bibliographical references so that interested experts may obtain the necessary documents as easily as possible.
FORESTRY COOPERATION WITH CTRIES

Forestry Cooperation with Countries in Transition

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
6 Jun 2003
This discussion paper provides information on the list of projects being undertaken by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the Food and Agricultural Organization (UNECE/FAO), including their patterns of assistance. The projects were implemented under resolution H3, which calls f...
ENVIRO PERF REV YUGOSLAVIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
6 Jun 2003
Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management.
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2004 2V

Accord Europeén Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Voies de Navigation Intérieures (ADN) 2004

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Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
6 Jun 2003
L’accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (AND) fait à Genève en mai 2000 sous l’égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Europe. La version mise à jour des régulations annexes, revues et corrigées le 1 ...