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CRITERIA IN ENVIRONMENTAL LABELLIN

Criteria in Environmental Labelling

A Comparative Analysis of Environmental Criteria in Selected Labelling Schemes

Series:
Environment and Trade
18 Aug 2000
This publication provides information on the environmental characteristics of three products: paper, laundry detergents, and textiles. It gives an overview of environmental criteria in each of the three product categories in up to thirteen eco-label schemes. Criteria in Environmental Labelling al...
TRADE RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL MEASUR

Trade Related Environmental Measures in the Field of Safety in Biotechnology

Series:
Environment and Trade
18 Aug 2000
This publication illustrates how safety requirements in the field of biotechnology can sometimes take the form of trade measures when they create a restriction on trade to protect the environment and/or human health from the potential adverse effects of biotechnology products. The publication hig...
GLOBAL PRODUCT CHAINS: NORTHERN CO

Global Product Chains

Northern Consumers, Southern Producers, and Sustainability

Series:
Environment and Trade
18 Aug 2000
Growing international trade has made the economies of nations inter-dependent and this has had, among other things, implications for environmental policy. Global Product Chains is a helpful instrument for policy makers to better understand the environmentally relevant actors in the economy and ho...
FISHERIES SUBSIDIES OVERFISHING AN

Fisheries Subsidies Overfishing and Trade

Series:
Environment and Trade
18 Aug 2000
This publication provides an analytical framework for international consideration of the issue on fisheries subsidies, trade and the environment. It views natural resource subsidies in economic theory and examines the mechanisms by which they contribute to environmental degradation. The publicati...
MCPB VOL 20 NO 3 MARCH 2000

Monthly Commodity Price Bulletin

4 Aug 2000
By compiling prices from the key commodity markets all over the world, the Bulletin gives a valuable and up-to-date review of prices. It provides tables, which show monthly movements of prices and selected commodities. The monthly averages are calculated from daily or weekly quotations. An annual...
TRADE LIBERALIZATION & INDUSTRIA

Trade Liberalization and Industrial Pollution in Brazil

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
23 Jun 2000
This volume attempts to estimate the effect of trade liberalization on the industrial structure and pattern of pollution emissions in Brazil. An input-output approach is used to estimate the value of production and potential pollution intensity, and estimates are undertaken using the industrial p...
CONTAM INDUSTRIAL EN LOS PAISES

Contaminación Industrial en los Países Latinoamericanos Pre y Post Reformas Económicas

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
23 Jun 2000
El efecto ambiental de las reformas económicas, especialmente la liberalización comercial y de los flujos de inversión extranjera directa, llevadas a cabo en América Latina y otros países en desarrollo en los años ochenta, han sido tema de grandes debates. El presente estudio indaga la posibilida...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2000

Trade and Development Report 2000

Global Economic Growth and Imbalances

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
13 Oct 2000
A valuable resource for those involved in international business and economic development, the Trade and Development Report (TDR) 2000, issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), examines current performance and prospects in the world economy. Held in high regard b...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2000

World Investment Report 2000

Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions, and Development

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
13 Oct 2000
Recognized worldwide as an authoritative source of information and analysis on foreign direct investment (FDI), the World Investment Report 2000 pays particular attention to the phenomenon of cross-border mergers and acquisitions. While cross-border mergers and acquisitions have been prevalent in...
MANUEL DES SYST ENREGIST DES FAITS

Manuel des Systémes D'enregistrement des Faits D'état Civivl et de Statistiques de L'état Civil

Elaboration de Programmes D'information, D'education et de Communication

9 Jun 2000
L'objectif du présent Manuel est de faciliter la planification et l'exécution d'activités autonomes d'information, d'éducation et de communication à l'appui des systèmes de faits d'état civil et de statistiques de l'état civil mené à l'échelon national. Il indique les diverses étapes des mesures ...
COM NAT UNI DROIT COMER INTL 1997

CNUDCI

Annuaire de la Commission des Nations Unies Pour le Droit Commercial International 1997

23 Jun 2000
Cet annuaire contribue à approfondir l'étude et l'évaluation des mesures qui se développent actuellement pour unifier et harmoniser le droit applicable au commerce international. Cette édition contient des études et des rapports sur l'insovabilité transnationale; la cession de créances à des fi...
MCPB VOL 20 NO 2 FEBRUARY 2000

Monthly Commodity Price Bulletin

9 Jun 2000
By compiling prices from the key commodity markets all over the world, the Bulletin gives a valuable and up-to-date review of prices. It provides tables, which show monthly movements of prices and selected commodities. The monthly averages are calculated from daily or weekly quotations. An annual...
MARCOS REGULATORIOS E INSTITUCIONA

Marcos Regulatorios e Institucionales Ambientales de América Latina y el Caribe en el Contexto del Proceso de Reformas Macroeconómicas

1980-1990

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
23 Jun 2000
En las dos últimas décadas la mayoría de los países de América Latina y el Caribe experimentaron cambios en sus normas e instituciones ambientales, los que pueden ser atribuidos a varias razones, entre ellas la recuperación de las instituciones democráticas, las reformas macroeconómicas que se ge...
COMP SOIL CLEAN UP TECHN & SOIL #2

Compendium of Soil Clean-up Technologies and Soil Remediation Companies

9 Jun 2000
This publication outlines the major clean-up technologies, which have become well-established in the commercial soil remediation sector. The technologies are grouped according to the mechanism employed: chemical, physical or biological. It also presents a listing of non-commercial websites, which...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Uganda's Fisheries Sector

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
24 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
INTEGR ENVIRO CONSIDER INTO V4

Integrating Environmental Considerations into Economic Policy Making Processes

Background Readings - Modalities for Environmental Assessments, Country Studies on Flood Loss Reduction in Bangladesh, Urban Development and Environmental Protection in Shangh

Series:
Development Papers
24 Mar 2000
Development strategies in the Asia and the Pacific region are heavily focused on fostering economic growth and do not always focus on the detrimental environmental effects of the modalities used to implement the strategy. This publication discusses the modalities for environmental assessments. It...
MANUEL DES SYST ENREGIST DES FAITS

Manuel des Systémes d'enregistremnt des Faits d'état Civil et de Statistiques de l'état Civil

Principes et Protocoles Concernant la Comunication et L'archivage des Documents Individuels

14 Apr 2000
Ce Manuel appartient à une série de cinq manuels consacrés chacun à un sujet particulier dans le cadre des systèmes d'enregistrement des faits d'état civil et de statistiques de l'état civil. L'objectif du présent Manuel est d'aider les pays à élaborer les politiques nécessaires pour protéger le ...
MCPB VOL 20 NO 1 JANUARY 2000

Monthly Commodity Price Bulletin

14 Apr 2000
By compiling prices from the key commodity markets all over the world, the Bulletin gives a valuable and up-to-date review of prices. It provides tables, which show monthly movements of prices and selected commodities. The monthly averages are calculated from daily or weekly quotations. An annual...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Romania's Water Sector

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
10 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Bangladesh's Shrimp Farming Industry

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
10 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
MCPB VOL 19 NO 12 DECEMBER 1999

Monthly Commodity Price Bulletin

10 Mar 2000
By compiling prices from the key commodity markets all over the world, the Bulletin gives a valuable and up-to-date review of prices. It provides tables, which show monthly movements of prices and selected commodities. The monthly averages are calculated from daily or weekly quotations. An annual...
UNCITRAL YRBK 1998 V29 (CD)

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Yearbook 1998

Series:
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Yearbook
28 Apr 2000
The Yearbook covers the Commission's report on its work as well as related documents, studies, reports and notes, and the action thereon by UNCTAD and the General Assembly. It also covers specific subjects such as: assignment in receivables financing; electronic commerce; and privately financed i...
RECONCILING TRADE & THE ENVIRO

Reconciling Trade and the Environment

Lessons from Case Studies in Developing Countries

10 Mar 2000
The link between trade and the environment has focused on two broad issues: how changing trade regimes have affected the environment and how stricter environmental regulations have affected trade. The answers are of particular importance to developing and transition countries where the relationsh...