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ESCWA WATER DEV RPT #6

ESCWA Water Development Report 6

The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus in the Arab Region

Series:
ESCWA Series on Water Development
9 May 2016
This report offers an analytical framework and a series of case studies for understanding the water-energy-food security nexus in the Arab region. The analytical framework considers the interlinkages that affect the achievement of water security, energy security and food security through the lens...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #87

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.87

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
29 Feb 2016
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...
EMERG ISSUES SMALL ISLAN DEV STATE

Emerging Issues for Small Island Developing States

Results of the UNEP/UN DESA Foresight Process

Series:
Small Island Developing States Series
4 Nov 2015
The 2012 UNEP Foresight Process on Emerging Global Environmental Issues primarily identified emerging environmental issues and possible solutions on a global scale and perspective. In 2013, UNEP carried out a similar exercise to identify priority emerging environmental issues that are of concern ...
EMERGING ENVIRO ISSUES 2013

Emerging Environmental Issues 2013

A Compilation of Global Environmental Alert Service Bulletins

10 Sep 2015
This 2013 Emerging Environmental Issues publication presents 12 monthly bulletins in a single document, allowing readers to note and assess significant environmental events that took place that year. UNEP’s GEAS team carefully identified and selected these monthly issues by continuously scanning ...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #86

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.86

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
29 Feb 2016
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...
ENERGYPLUS GUIDELINE PLANNING

EnergyPlus Guidelines

Planning for Improved Energy Access and Productive Uses of Energy

11 Sep 2015
These guidelines have been developed to assist policymakers and national/local government officials, development practitioners, civil society organizations, research and financial institutions, commercial energy enterprises and others. It offers comprehensive advice on how stakeholders can collab...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2012

2012 Electricity Profiles

Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
15 Oct 2015
The 2012 Electricity Profiles contains electricity profiles for about 200 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.
ENERGY BALANCES 2012

2012 Energy Balances

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
14 Oct 2015
The 2012 Energy Balances contains energy balances for more than 200 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products.
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #85

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.85

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
29 Feb 2016
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...
ASSESS GLOBAL LAND USE BALANC

Assessing Global Land use

Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply

29 Jul 2015
Global cropland is expanding with changing trends in both the production and consumption of land-based products increasing pressure on land resources across the globe. This report discusses the need and options to balance consumption with sustainable production. It focuses on land-based products ...
WOMEN & NATURAL RESOURCES

Women and Natural Resources

Unlocking the Peace Building Potential

Series:
UNEP Policy Series
31 May 2015
Thirteen years after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, investment in women as agents of change in peacebuilding remains inadequate. One of the unexplored entry points for strengthening women’s contributions to peacebuilding relates to the way in which they use, manage, make dec...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2013

The Emissions Gap Report 2013

A UNEP Synthesis Report

Series:
The Emissions Gap Report
4 Feb 2015
This report confirms and strengthens the conclusions of previous analyses that current pledges and commitments fall short of set goals. It further says that, as emissions of greenhouse gases continue to rise rather than decline, it becomes less likely that emissions will be low enough by 2020 to ...
GEO-5 FOR BUSINESS IMPACTS ENVIRO

GEO-5 for Business

Impacts of a Changing Environment on the Corporate Sector

25 Feb 2015
GEO-5 for Business builds on the findings of UNEP’s fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5) report, released in June 2012. GEO-5 assessed the current state and trends of the global environment, in which population growth, economic development, urbanization, and globalization are driving degradat...
GDLNS FOR NATL WASTE MNGMT

Guidelines for National Waste Management Strategies

Moving from Challenges to Opportunities

4 Feb 2015
In June 2012 the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development adopted, as part of the main outcome document, “The Future we Want”, a call for countries to develop and enforce comprehensive national and local waste management policies, strategies, laws, and regulations. This call was a res...
GLOBAL CHEMICAL OUTLOOK TOWARDS

Global Chemicals Outlook

Towards Sound Management of Chemicals

25 Feb 2015
The Global Chemicals Outlook is a comprehensive and practical publication that assembles scientific, technical and socio-economic information on the sound management of chemicals. It is targeted to decision makers in order to build capacity and to implement policy change to protect the environmen...
ENERGY BALANCES ELECTR PROFIL 2011

Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles 2011

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
2 Jan 2015
The 2011 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles contains energy balances for about 125 developing countries, showing production, trade, conversion and consumption in energy units for all energy products; and electricity profiles for about 180 countries, providing detailed information on product...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #84

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.84

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
29 Feb 2016
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...
UN CHRONICLE V51 #2 2014

UN Chronicle Vol.LI No.2 2014

Illegal Wildlife Trade

Series:
UN Chronicle
7 Oct 2014
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...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2014

El Tranporte Marítimo 2014

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
29 May 2015
​Según publica El Transporte Marítimo 2014, el fluctuante crecimiento de la economía mundial hizo que el tráfico marítimo mundial aumentase sólo un 3,8% en 2013, lo que sitúa el volumen total transportado en casi 9.600 millones de toneladas. Gran parte de esa expansión correspondió al transporte ...
ETUDE TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2014

Étude sur les transports maritimes 2014

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
9 Sep 2014
L’Étude sur les transports maritimes 2014 couvre des données et des événements sur une période allant de janvier 2013 à juin 2014. La présente livraison de l’Étude sur les transports maritimes ne contient pas d’annexes statistiques imprimées. À leur place, la CNUCED présente des données statistiq...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #83

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.83

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
9 Sep 2014
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 #82

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.82

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
9 Sep 2014
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...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2013

El Tranporte Marítimo 2013

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
20 Jan 2015
Impulsado por la creciente demanda interna de China y por el aumento de los intercambios entre países asiáticos y Sur-Sur, el comercio marítimo internacional presentó relativamente buenos resultados en 2012, y su volumen aumentó un 4,3%, hasta alcanzar por primera vez en su historia las 9.200 mil...
ETUDE SUR LES TRANSP MARITIME 2013

Etude sur les transports maritimes 2013

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
20 Jan 2015
Stimulé par la croissance de la demande intérieure en Chine et du commerce intra-asiatique et Sud-Sud, la performance positive du trafic maritime international s’est poursuivie en 2012 avec une croissance annuelle des volumes estimée à 4,3 % et un chiffre record de 9,2 milliards de tonnes. A l'in...
ESCWA WATER DEV RPT #5

ESCWA Water Development Report 5

Issues in Sustainable Water Resources Management and Water Services in the Arab Region

Series:
ESCWA Series on Water Development
7 Oct 2014
The Arab Ministerial Water Council (AMWC) took the initiative to establish a regional monitoring mechanism for water and sanitation services that builds upon indicators globally monitored under the UNICEF-WHO Joint Monitoring Program (JMP), and tasked ESCWA to lead its development and implementat...
INTL RECOM ENERGY STATISTICS

International Recommendations for Energy Statistics

Series:
Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
26 Oct 2018
The International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES) were  developed to assist countries in the establishment and strengthening of their energy statistical programmes. They provide data compilers with a complete set of recommendations covering all aspects of the statistical production p...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #81

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.81

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
9 Sep 2014
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...
ENERGY BALANCES ELECTR PROFIL 2010

Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles 2010

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
28 Feb 2014
The 2010 Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles contains energy balances for about 115 developing countries, showing production, trade, conversion and consumption in energy units for all energy products; and electricity profiles for about 190 countries, providing detailed information on product...
LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #80

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.80

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
22 Jun 2013
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...