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Natural Resources, Water and Energy

USE OF 137CS FOR SOIL EROSION

Use of 137Cs for Soil Erosion Assessment

13 Mar 2019
The 137Cs method uses traces of nuclear activity to measure soil loss, and constitutes a relatively swift and cost-effective means of collecting data on soil erosion as compared to more conventional methods. This guide covers the main principles, sampling strategy, gamma spectroscopic measurement...
STATE FOREST CAUCASUS & CNTR ASIA

State of Forests of the Caucasus and Central Asia

Overview of Forests and Sustainable Forest Management in the Caucasus and Central Asia Region

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
20 Jun 2019
This study presents the forest resources and the forest sector of the region, including trends in, and pressures on the resource, to describe the policies and institutions for the forest sector in the region and to list the major challenges the sector faces, and the policy responses in place or p...
READY FOR THE DRY YEARS

Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in South-East Asia

With a focus on Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Viet Nam

11 Oct 2019
South-East Asia is regularly hit by droughts. Though starting slowly, droughts can have devastating cumulative impacts – striking hardest at the poor and heightening inequality, as well as degrading land and increasing the prospects of violent conflict. There will be many more dry years ahead, an...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2019

State of Commodity Dependence 2019

Series:
The State of Commodity Dependence
18 Jun 2019
This publication contains 189 individual country profiles, each comprising 30 indicators mostly related to the four main dimensions of commodity dependence, namely: merchandise and commodity export dependence - Commodity import dependence - key socioeconomic indicators - other structural indicato...
PROTOCOL WATER & HEALTH 2030 AGEND

Protocol on Water and Health and the 2030 Agenda

A Practical Guide for Joint Implementation

27 Aug 2019
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)-World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe Protocol on Water and Health has a key role to play in promoting and operationalizing the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) in national and r...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2019

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2019

Series:
Energy Statistics Pocketbook
26 Mar 2019
This publication highlights the availability of data on aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics. It uses visual representations of key energy indicators to facilitate the understanding of the current state and developments in the energy sector...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2016

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2016

Series:
Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
12 Feb 2019
The Yearbook is the 60th issue in a series of annual compilations of internationally comparable statistics summarizing world energy trends.  Annual data for 230 countries and areas for the period 2013 to 2016 are presented on production, trade and consumption of energy: solids, liquids, gaseous f...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2016

2016 Electricity Profiles

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
25 Jan 2019
The 2016 Electricity Profiles contains electricity profiles for about 230 countries and territories, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for most countries, on an internationally co...
ENERGY BALANCES 2016

2016 Energy Balances

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
25 Jan 2019
The 2016 Energy Balances contains energy balances for about 220 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products. The publications presents energy data for countries and areas in a format which shows the overa...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (R)

The Water Convention (Russian language)

Responding to Global Water Challenges

29 Oct 2018
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (S)

El Convenio del Agua

Una respuesta a los desafíos mundiales del agua

23 May 2019
El Convenio está concebido para poder aplicarse en entornos y condiciones muy diferentes, tanto en países ricos en agua como en países donde esta escasea. Dado que el grado de ambición de la aplicación es proporcional a la capacidad y los medios de las Partes, el Convenio es ratificado y aplicado...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPOND (F)

La Convention sur l’eau

Répondre aux défis mondiaux de l’eau

7 Nov 2018
La Convention est faite pour être appliquée dans des cadres et des conditions très différents. Elle est appliquée dans les pays disposant d’abondantes ressources en eau comme dans les pays où elle est rare. Le niveau d’exigence en ce qui concerne l’ampleur de la mise en oeuvre étant proportionnel...
THE WATER CONVENTION RESPONDING TO

The Water Convention

Responding to Global Water Challenges

12 Nov 2018
The Convention is designed to be applied in very different settings and conditions. It is implemented in water-rich as well as water-scarce countries. As the level of ambition of the implementation required is proportionate to the capacity and means of Parties, the Convention is ratified and impl...
STANDARDS SUSTAIN DEVELOPMENT GOAL

Standards for the Sustainable Development Goals

18 Jan 2019
This publication provides an overview of how international standards are used by policymakers to support sustainability and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is based on case studies that illustrate the use of standards for SDG 6, Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG 7, Standards fo...
WORDS INTO ACTION GUIDELINES IMPLE

Words Into Action - Guidelines Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

Integrating Disaster Risk Management with Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation

3 Jun 2019
The majority of disasters are water-related with the flow of freshwater mostly occurring in transboundary basins. This guide supports the implementation of the Sendai Framework. It aims to raise awareness on the importance of river basin management and transboundary cooperation in Disaster Risk R...
WORDS INTO ACTION (R)

Words Into Action - Guidelines Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation (Russian language)

Integrating Disaster Risk Management with Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation

13 Nov 2019
The majority of disasters are water-related with the flow of freshwater mostly occurring in transboundary basins. This Words into Action Guide has been prepared by UNECE and UNISDR to support the implementation of the Sendai Framework. It aims to raise awareness on the importance of river basin m...
PROGRESS TRANSBOUND WATER

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation 2018

Global Baseline for SDG 6 Indicator 6.5.2

22 Aug 2019
Cooperation over transboundary rivers, lakes and aquifers is critical to ensuring that water resources are managed in an equitable and sustainable manner, and the achievement of SDG6 (water). Transboundary waters also create social, economic, environmental and political inter-dependencies that ma...
PROGRESS TRANSBOUND WATER (R)

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation 2018 (Russian language)

Global Baseline for SDG 6 Indicator 6.5.2

29 Aug 2019
Cooperation over transboundary rivers, lakes and aquifers is critical to ensuring that water resources are managed in an equitable and sustainable manner, and the achievement of SDG6 (water). Transboundary waters also create social, economic, environmental and political inter-dependencies that ma...
PROGRESS TRANSBOUND WATER (S)

Avances en la cooperación en materia de aguas transfronterizas 2018

Valores de referencia mundiales para el indicador 6.5.2 de los ODS

29 Aug 2019
Con el fin de examinar los progresos generales necesarios para el logro del ODS 6 y determinar las interrelaciones y las formas de acelerar los avances, ONU-Agua elaboró el Informe de Síntesis 2018 sobre el ODS 6 relativo al agua y saneamiento, en el que se concluye que el mundo no está bien enca...
DERECHO DEL MAR BOLETIN #96

Derecho del mar boletín, No.96

Series:
Derecho del mar boletín
12 Jul 2019
Publicado tres veces al año, el Boletín provee información puntual sobre temas relacionados a la Convención del Derecho del Mar, y contiene los materiales mas recientes relevantes a la Convención. Incluye legislaciones nacionales, acuerdos bilaterales y tratados multilaterales, así como, informac...
DERECHO DEL MAR BOLETIN #95

Derecho del mar boletín, No.95

Series:
Derecho del mar boletín
28 Aug 2019
Publicado tres veces al año, el Boletín provee información puntual sobre temas relacionados a la Convención del Derecho del Mar, y contiene los materiales mas recientes relevantes a la Convención. Incluye legislaciones nacionales, acuerdos bilaterales y tratados multilaterales, así como, informac...
DERECHO DEL MAR BOLETIN #97

Derecho del mar boletín, No.97

Series:
Derecho del mar boletín
31 Aug 2019
Publicado tres veces al año, el Boletín provee información puntual sobre temas relacionados a la Convención del Derecho del Mar, y contiene los materiales mas recientes relevantes a la Convención. Incluye legislaciones nacionales, acuerdos bilaterales y tratados multilaterales, así como, informac...
DROIT DE LA MER BULLETIN #97

Droit de la mer bulletin, No.97

Series:
Droit de la mer bulletin
27 Dec 2019
Publié trois fois par an, le Bulletin fournit des renseignements importants et concrets sur les problèmes liés à la Convention sur la Droit de la Mer – «la constitution pour l'océan» et il contient les plus récents et les plus pertinents matériels juridiques concernant le droit de la mer. Cela co...
DROIT DE LA MER BULLETIN #96

Droit de la mer bulletin, No.96

Series:
Droit de la mer bulletin
29 Aug 2019
Publié trois fois par an, le Bulletin fournit des renseignements importants et concrets sur les problèmes liés à la Convention sur la Droit de la Mer – «la constitution pour l'océan» et il contient les plus récents et les plus pertinents matériels juridiques concernant le droit de la mer. Cela co...
DROIT DE LA MER BULLETIN #95

Droit de la mer bulletin, No.95

Series:
Droit de la mer bulletin
27 Aug 2019
Publié trois fois par an, le Bulletin fournit des renseignements importants et concrets sur les problèmes liés à la Convention sur la Droit de la Mer – «la constitution pour l'océan» et il contient les plus récents et les plus pertinents matériels juridiques concernant le droit de la mer. Cela co...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #95

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.95

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
5 Dec 2018
Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agre...