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REG COOPERAT SUST ENRGY ASIA PAC

Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Energy in Asia and the Pacific

9 Jun 2017
This publication is the theme study for the 73rd session of Commission to be held in May 2017. The main purpose of the publication is to call on policymakers in Asia and the Pacific for urgent actions to transition national energy sectors to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), partic...
DEV CAP ESCWA RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit Resource Efficiency Module

18 Apr 2017
ESCWA is implementing a UN Development Account (DA) Project on “Developing the Capacities of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Developing Goals”. The DA project targets to strengthen the capacity of ESCWA member countries to achieve an integrat...
DISTRICT ENERGY IN CITIES

District Energy in Cities

Unlocking the Potential of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

13 Mar 2017
This publication provides best practice guidance for cities and national governments to implement sustainable heating and cooling through four chapters on technology, local policy, business models and national policies and regulations, and a fifth chapter describing a methodology for cities to de...
SYSTEM OF ENVIRO ECON SEEA

System of Environmental Economic Accounting for Energy

SEEA-Energy

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
3 Jul 2019
The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting for Energy (SEEA-Energy) is a multi-purpose, conceptual framework for organizing energy-related statistical information. It supports analysis of the role of energy within the economy and of the relationship between energy-related activities and the ...
SHARING OUR VISION EURO REGION

Sharing Our Vision for the Pan-European Region

Setting Strategic Goals and Objectives for the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

30 Sep 2019
The present vision document for the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment represents a concerted effort to address recent policy changes and to consider the spectrum of potential developments and options for the Working Group as regards to its activities. To this end, it launch...
EUROPEAN GAS MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

European Gas Market Developments

Assessment of Market Trends in Liquefied Natural Gas

Series:
ECE Energy Series
9 Jun 2017
This report provides insights and guidance on developments and needs in the natural gas market. The report, drafted by the Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs for the UNECE Group of Experts on Gas, and in collaboration with a broad range of natural gas stakeholders fr...
UNLOCKING SUSTAINABLE POTENTIAL

Unlocking the Sustainable Potential of Land Resources

Evaluation Systems, Strategies and Tools

17 Feb 2017
Land resources are one of nature’s most precious gifts. They feed us and help our societies and economies to thrive. Some 2.5 billion agricultural smallholders worldwide manage around 500 million small farms, providing more than 80 per cent of food consumed in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. These r...
OPTIONS FOR DECOUPLING ECONOMIC GR

Options for Decoupling Economic Growth from Water use and Water Pollution

A report of the Water Working Group of the International Resource Panel

17 Feb 2017
As the World population approaches nine billion, nearly half of all people could suffer water stress by 2030 as a result of accelerating urbanization, new consumption habits and climate change. This report provides option for a viable and sustainable alternative; one that swaps economic growth fu...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2014

2014 Electricity Profiles

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
17 Feb 2017
The 2014 Electricity Profiles publication provides an overall picture of the electricity sector of over 200 countries and areas on an internationally comparable basis, for the years 2009-2014. It displays detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, on net installed c...
ENERGY BALANCES 2014

2014 Energy Balances

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
17 Feb 2017
The 2014 Energy Balances publication presents energy data for over 200 countries and areas in a format which shows the overall picture of the yearly production, trade, transformation and consumption of energy products utilized in each country or area shown, for the years 2013 and 2014. Such a for...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2014

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2014

Series:
Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
17 Feb 2017
The 2014 Energy Statistics Yearbook is the fifty-seventh issue in a series of annual compilations of internationally comparable statistics summarizing world energy trends. Annual data for 228 countries and areas for the period 2011 to 2014 are presented on production, trade and consumption of en...
REG TRNDS RPT ENERGY ASIA PAC 2016

2016 Regional Trends Report

Energy for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

16 Mar 2017
With energy demand in Asia and the Pacific forecast to increase by 60 per cent from 2010 to 2035, access to reliable and adequate energy services will remain a focus for decades to come. Countries in the region need to maximize their potential, improve energy access, increase shares of renewable ...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #91

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No. 91

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
22 Aug 2017
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...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #90

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No. 90

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
22 Aug 2017
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...
GREEN ENERGY CHOICES

Green Energy Choices

The Benefits, Risks and Trade-offs of Low-carbon Technologies for Electricity Production

3 Jan 2017
Rising energy demand and efforts to combat climate change require a significant increase in low-carbon electricity generation. Yet, concern has been raised that rapid investment in some novel technologies could cause a new set of environmental problems. The report of the International Resource Pa...
THE RISE ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME

The Rise of Environmental Crime

A Growing Threat to Natural Resources, Peace, Development and Security

5 Dec 2016
The environment provides the very foundation of sustainable development, our health, food security and our economies. Ecosystems provide clean water supply, clean air and secure food and ultimately both physical and mental wellbeing. Natural resources also provide livelihoods, jobs and revenues t...
TOWARDS SUS FUTURE ASIA PACI

Towards a Sustainable Future

Energy Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific Region

17 Feb 2017
This report, aimed at policy makers from Asia and the Pacific, provides a historical perspective on regional energy connectivity and its implementation challenges, as well as outlining an action plan for accelerated regional energy integration to bring shared benefits to ESCAP’s member States. Th...
ETUDE TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2016 (F)

Étude sur les transports maritimes 2016

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
11 Mar 2016
Le present chapitre traite de l'évolution Durant la période de janvier 2015 a juillet 2016. En 2015, le produit intérieur brut (PIB) mondial a progressé de 2,5%, un rythme identique a celui de 2014. Dans un context de baisse des cours du pétrole et des produits de base, de faiblesse de la demande...
UN CHRONICLE V52 #4 2015

UN Chronicle Vol.LII No.4 2015

Implementing the 2030 Agenda: The Challenge of Conflict

Series:
UN Chronicle
5 Apr 2016
A must-read for every concerned world citizen, the United Nations Chronicle is a quarterly, easy-to-read report on the work of the United Nations and its agencies. Produced by the United Nations Department of Public Information, every issue covers a wide range of United Nations related activities...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - ENERGY(F)

Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base

Edition spéciale sur l’énergie

Series:
Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base
21 Apr 2016
La série "Coup d’oeil sur les produits de base" a pour but de collecter, présenter et disséminer des informations statistiques précises et pertinentes concernant les marchés internationaux des produits de base sous une forme claire, concise et conviviale.
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #39

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.39

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
31 Dec 1999
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 material relevant to the law of the sea. It includes, in particular, national legislation,...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #26

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.26

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
15 Oct 1994
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...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #25

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.25

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
15 Jun 1994
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...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #24

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.24

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
15 Dec 1993
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...