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UNSCEAR RPT 2008 V2

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2008 Report, Volume II

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes C, D and E - Effects

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
27 Jun 2011
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR's scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This is the second of two volumes of sci...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2011

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2011

Revealing Risk, Redefining Development

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Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
17 May 2011
The Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is a major initiative of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR). It contributes to the achievement of the Hyogo Framework of Action through monitoring risk patterns, trends and progress in disaster risk reduction (...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2011

World Economic and Social Survey 2011

The Great Green Technological Transformation

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
16 Jun 2011
This survey explains why the Great Green Technological Transformation will have to be fully realized in developing countries if they are to achieve food security and rural development, minimize the damage from natural hazards and extreme disasters partly induced by climate change, and transform t...
HEMISPH TRANSP AIR POLL 2010 #B

Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution 2010

Part B - Mercury

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Air Pollution Studies
22 Sep 2011
This is one part of a four-volume set that presents a state-of-the-science assessment of the intercontinental transport of air pollutants across the Northern Hemisphere. The first three volumes are technical assessments of the state-of-science with respect to intercontinental transport of ozone a...
HEMISPH TRANSP AIR POLL 2010 #C

Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution 2010

Part C: Persistent Organic Pollutants

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Air Pollution Studies
22 Sep 2011
This is one part of a four-volume set that presents a state-of-the-science assessment of the intercontinental transport of air pollutants across the Northern Hemisphere. The first three volumes are technical assessments of the state-of-science with respect to intercontinental transport of ozone a...
HEMISPH TRANSP AIR POLL 2010 #D

Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution 2010

Part D - Answers to Policy-Relevant Questions

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Air Pollution Studies
22 Sep 2011
This is one part of a four-volume set that presents a state-of-the-science assessment of the intercontinental transport of air pollutants across the Northern Hemisphere. The first three volumes are technical assessments of the state-of-science with respect to intercontinental transport of ozone a...
HEMISPH TRANSP AIR POLL 2010 #A

Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution 2010

Part A - Ozone and Particulate Matter

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Air Pollution Studies
15 Sep 2011
This is one part of a four-volume set that presents a state-of-the-science assessment of the intercontinental transport of air pollutants across the Northern Hemisphere. The first three volumes are technical assessments of the state-of-science with respect to intercontinental transport of ozone a...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #4

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

Fourth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
29 Jun 2011
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards and provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations used, to this end, in various sectors (transport, agriculture, work...
SISTEMA GLOBAL ARMONIZADO #4

Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de Clasificación y Etiquetado de Productos Químicos (SGA): Cuarto Edición Revisada

Cuarto Edición Revisada

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Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA)
26 Jul 2011
El Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (SGA) proporciona los criterios para su clasificación y etiquetado por tipos de peligro y constituye la base para la armonización mundial de los requisitos y reglamentaciones aplicables con ese fin en distintos ...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #4

Système Général Harmonisé de Classification et d'étiquetage des Produits Chimiques (SGH) - Quatriéme Edition Révisée

Quatriéme Edition Révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
8 Jul 2011
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit les critères pour laclassification des produits chimiqueset leur étiquetage par types de danger et fournit une base pour l’harmonisation mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations y relatives dan...
DEV REGIO BIOMAS PLANS RUSSIAN FED

The Development of Regional Biomass Action Plans of the Russian Federation

8 Jul 2011
This document describes a detailed survey of specific issues: the rationale, objectives, methodology, organization and expected results of a project activity that aims to develop Regional Biomass Action Plans in the regions of the Russian Federation within the framework of the UNECE project ‘Deve...
ENVIRO PERF REV AZERBAIJAN 2ND (R)

Environmental Performance Reviews: Azerbaijan (Russian language)

Azerbaijan - Second Review

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ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series (Russian)
31 Dec 2011
This second environmental performance review covers the nine issues of importance to Azerbaijan related to policymaking, planning and implementation, the financing of environmental policies and projects, and the integration of environmental concerns into economic sectors, in particular the sustai...
ENVIRO PERF REV BOSNIA HERZEG 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Second Review

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ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
29 Jun 2011
The Environmental Performance Review Programme is considered an important instrument for countries with economies in transition. The second round puts particular emphasis on implementation, integration, financing and the socio-economic interface with the environment. This report takes stock of th...
ENVIRO PERF REV AZERBAIJAN 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews

Azerbaijan - Second Review

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ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
5 May 2011
This second environmental performance review covers the nine issues of importance to Azerbaijan related to policymaking, planning and implementation, the financing of environmental policies and projects, and the integration of environmental concerns into economic sectors, in particular the sustai...
WORLD YOUTH RPT YOUTH CLIMATE CHAN

World Youth Report 2010

Youth and Climate Change

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World Youth Report
13 Apr 2011
This report is intended to highlight the important role young people play in addressing climate change, and to offer suggestions on how young people might be more effectively integrated as individuals and collective agents of change within the realm of climate change adaptation and mitigation. Th...
TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE POLICY

Traditional Knowledge in Policy and Practice

Approaches to Development and Human Well-Being

8 Dec 2010
Traditional knowledge (TK) has contributed immensely to shaping development and human well-being. Its influence spans a variety of sectors, including agriculture, health, education and governance. However, in today’s world, TK is increasingly underrepresented or under-utilized. Further, while the...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2010

World Investment Report 2010

Investing in a Low-Carbon Economy

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 2010
The World Investment Report 2010 marks its 20th anniversary edition and draws attention to investing in a low-carbon economy. The report illustrates global and regional trends in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) followed by recent policy developments. Global FDI witnessed a modest, but uneven re...
ENVIRO PERF REV GEORGIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Georgia

Georgia - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
23 Dec 2010
This is the second EPR of Georgia published by UNECE. The report takes stock of the progress made by Georgia in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2001. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations in the first review (Annex I). It also covers nine ...
FORUM DE COMERCIO INTL 2010 #1

Forum de Comercio Internacional, No. 1, 2010

Avance del programa comercio y cambio climático

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Forum de Comercio Internacional
En esta edición de Forum de Comercio exploramos los retos planteados por el cambio climático y las oportunidades de negocio que existen para la visión e innovación empresariales a la hora de abordarlos. Las experiencias exitosas de empresas que aplican prácticas de energías renovables y nuevas te...
UNSCEAR RPT 2008 V1

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2008 Report, Volume I

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes A and B - Sources

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
7 Oct 2010
Exposure to radiation has origins such as medical diagnosis and therapeutic procedures; nuclear weapons production and testing; as well as occupations that entail increased exposure to artificial or naturally occurring sources of radiation. Since the establishment on of the United Nations Scienti...
UNEP YRBK 2010 (A)

UNEP Year Book 2010

New Science and Developments in our Changing Environment (Arabic language)

16 Jun 2010
The UNEP Year Book 2010 reports on new environmental science and recent developments in our changing environment. It looks at progress in environmental governance; the effects of continuing degradation and loss of the world’s ecosystems; impacts of climate change; how harmful substances and hazar...
ENVIRO PERF REV UZBEKISTAN 2ND (R)

Environmental Performance Reviews: Uzbekistan (Russian language)

Uzbekistan - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series (Russian)
18 Aug 2010
This is the second Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Uzbekistan published by UNECE. The report takes stock of the progress made by Uzbekistan in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2001. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations in the fir...
ENVIRO PERF REV UZBEKISTAN 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
18 Aug 2010
This is the second Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Uzbekistan published by UNECE. The report takes stock of the progress made by Uzbekistan in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2001. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations in the fir...
FINANC PARA MITIGAR EL CAMBIO CLIM

Financiación para Mitigar el Cambio Climático Mundial

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Serie CEPE Energia
8 Jul 2011
En la publicación se examinan las inversiones a gran escala que se requieren, además de la movilización de considerables recursos financieros nuevos que serán necesarios para continuar la lucha contra el cambio climático mundial. La primera parte (capítulos del 1 al 4) brindan un examen de los m...
FOREST SECTOR IN THE GREEN ECONOMY

The Forest Sector in the Green Economy

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Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
12 Aug 2010
The Forest Sector in the Green Economy sums up key elements and conclusions of the presentations and discussions that took place during the Policy Forum “The Forest Sector in the Green economy” held on 15 October 2009 during the UNECE Timber Committee’s annual session. This Geneva Timber and Fore...
CHRONIQUE ONU V46 #3/4 2009

Chronique ONU Vol. XLVI Nos.3-4 2009

Protéger les générations future - Numéro spécial sur les changements climatiques

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Chronique ONU
11 May 2010
Un incontournable pour tout citoyen du monde concerné, la Chronique de Nations Unies est un trimestriel, facile a lire qui synthétise le travail des Nations Unies et de ses agences. Produit par le Département de Nations Unies de Renseignements Publics, chaque édition couvre une large gamme d’acti...
BEST PRACTICE GUIDANCE EFFECT

Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Drainage and Use in Coal Mines

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ECE Energy Series
17 Aug 2010
Coal mines are not only a safety management challenge but also a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. Methane release during coal mining creates unsafe working conditions in underground coal mines around the world. This Guidance is intended to provide a genuine contribution to improve mine s...