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LAW OF THE SEA BULLETIN #96

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.96

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
26 Feb 2019
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 #97

Law of the Sea Bulletin, No.97

Series:
Law of the Sea Bulletin
6 Aug 2019
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...
FORESTS AND WATER: VALUATION

Forests and Water

Valuation and Payments for Forest Ecosystem Services

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
24 May 2019
The objectives of this study are to further improve our understanding about the ways in which payments for ecosystem services schemes can be applied to forests, in particular focusing on forest’s hydrological functions for the mutual benefit of both humans and the environment. The study covers ad...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1976

The State of Food and Agriculture 1976

Energy and Agriculture

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
16 Jun 1976
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on energy and agriculture.
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1977

The State of Food and Agriculture 1977

The State of Natural Resources and the Human Environment for Food and Agriculture

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
7 Jul 1977
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on the state of natural resources and the human e...
STATE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE 1989

The State of Food and Agriculture 1989

Sustainable Development and Natural Resources Management

Series:
The State of Food and Agriculture
8 Sep 1989
In addition to the usual review of the recent world food and agriculture situation, each issue of The State of Food and Agriculture from 1957 has included one or more special studies of problems of longer-term interest. This year's edition focuses on sustainable development and natural resources ...
AFRICAN GOVERNANCE RPT #5 2018

African Governance Report V - 2018

Natural Resource Governance and Domestic Revenue Mobilization for Structural Transformation

Series:
African Governance Report
24 May 2019
Exploitation of natural resources has dominated economic activity in Africa but the benefits have accrued only to a privileged few. The continent’s most common strategy of exporting commodities in their raw (non-valued added) form has led to disappointing results, reflected in unsustainable and n...
RAPPORT SUR GOUVERN AFRIQUE #5

Rapport sur la Gouvernance en Afrique V 2018

La gouvernance des ressources naturelles et la mobilisation des recettes publiques pour la transformation structurelle

Series:
Rapport sur la gouvernance en Afrique
11 Jul 2019
L’Afrique est dotée d’une profusion de ressources naturelles diverses, comme des sols et de l’eau pour l’agriculture, des forêts pour la production de bois et de produits forestiers non ligneux, ainsi que des ressources minérales, du pétrole et du gaz. L’exploitation directe de ces ressources dom...
WATERSHED MANAGEMENT IN ACTION

Watershed Management in Action

Lessons Learned from FAO Field Projects

7 Jun 2018
This study reviewed the achievements, and also the shortcomings, of 12 watershed management projects technically supported by FAO over the past decade, with a view to learning from experience. Unlike sectoral development approaches, watershed management involves examining the interactions among v...
 PROGRESS TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COOP

Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation under the Water Convention

Report on implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

14 Jan 2019
The publication presents and analyses the findings of the first pilot reporting exercise under the Water Convention, which was carried out in 2017. Progress made in the implementation of the Convention is reviewed and summarised, together with the identification of significant trends, success, ch...
DEV CAP ESCWA TECH TRANS MOD (A)

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

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Technology Transfer Module

4 Jun 2018
This Publication discusses the resource efficiency related technologies and the Renewable Energy (RE) technologies from the perspective of Technology Transfer . This publication also identifies the issues associated with water and energy considerations when pursuing the transfer of new technologi...
DEV CAP ESCWA TECH TRANS MOD

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

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit Technology Transfer Module

13 Jun 2018
This Publication discusses the resource efficiency related technologies and the RE technologies from the perspective of Technology Transfer . This publication also identifies the issues associated with water and energy considerations when pursuing the transfer of new technologies that have an imp...
ENVIRO PERF REV ALBANIA 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Albania

Albania - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
22 Mar 2019
This programme assesses progress made by individual countries, in this case Albania, in reconciling their economic and social development with environmental protection, as well as in meeting international commitments on environment and sustainable development. It assists countries to improve thei...
ENVIRO PERF REV BOSNIA HER 3RD

Environmental Performance Review: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
18 Dec 2018
This programme assesses progress made by individual countries, in this case Bosnia and Herzagovina, in reconciling their economic and social development with environmental protection, as well as in meeting international commitments on environment and sustainable development. It assists countries ...
ENERGY STATISTICS POCKETBK 2018

Energy Statistics Pocketbook 2018

Series:
Energy Statistics Pocketbook
31 Jul 2018
This publication presents a compilation of energy statistics designed to highlight the availability of data on various aspects of energy production, transformation and use and its linkages to other key statistics, covering the whole world in the period 1990-2015. It highlights key indicators and ...
ENERGY SUSTAIN DEV ASIA PAC 2018

Energy Transition Pathways for the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific

Regional Trends Report on Energy for Sustainable Development 2018

10 May 2018
The region’s rapid and sustained economic growth, increasing population, expanding industrialisation and rapid urbanization are driving rapid growth in energy demand. Ensuring that supplies of energy are adequate to meet the growth in demand in ways that are socially, economically and environment...
MEASUR VALU FOREST GREEN ECON

Measuring the Value of Forests in a Green Economy

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
24 May 2019
This paper presents green economy related definitions and concepts, and internationally developed assessment methods, notably natural capital accounting approaches, and in this way explore aligning forest sector approaches to those being used in wider contexts. It also proposes preliminary sugges...
INTER AGENCY TASK FORCE RPT 2018

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development

Financing for Development - Progress and Prospects 2018

Series:
Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
12 Apr 2018
The Inter-agency Task Force Report assesses progress in the seven action areas of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda: (i) domestic public resources; (ii) domestic and international private business and finance; (iii) international development cooperation; (iv) international trade as an engine for deve...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - SHALE GAS (F)

Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base

Edition spéciale sur le gaz de schiste

Series:
Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base
30 May 2019
La série Coup d’œil 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. Ce numéro du Coup d'oeil sur les produits d...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - SHALE GAS

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Shale Gas

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
30 May 2019
The Commodities at a Glance series aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. This edition is specifically dedicated to the shale gas problem.
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - GUM ARABIC

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Gum Arabic

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
22 May 2019
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. This issue of "Commodities at a Glance" explores the economic, social and e...
TEXTILE4SDG12

TEXTILE4SDG12

Transparency in Textile Value Chains in Relation to the Environmental, Social and Human Health Impacts of Parts, Components and Production Processes

2 Apr 2018
The present publication surveys academic and policy-oriented literature on the relationship between the environmental, social and human health impacts of textile production and processing, on the one hand, and the extent to which information about such impacts reaches the final consumer. In doing...
OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST (R)

Overcoming Barriers to Investing in Energy Efficiency (Russian language)

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
19 Apr 2019
Energy efficiency is widely viewed as one of the most effective ways to achieve multiple economic, social and environmental benefits and is at a core of making significant progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. This publication presents the outcome ...
OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST (F)

Surmonter les obstacles aux investissements en faveur de l’efficacité énergétique

Series:
Série CEE sur l'Energie
29 Apr 2019
L'efficacité énergétique est largement perçue comme l'un des moyens les plus efficaces de réaliser de multiples bénéfices économiques, sociaux et environnementaux et est au cœur des progrès significatifs vers les objectifs de développement durable (ODD) et l'accord de Paris sur le climat. Cette p...
OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST

Overcoming Barriers to Investing in Energy Efficiency

Series:
ECE Energy Series
22 Mar 2018
Energy efficiency is widely viewed as one of the most effective ways to achieve multiple economic, social and environmental benefits and is at a core of making significant progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. This publication presents the outcome ...
REMOVING BARRIERS USE NATURAL

Removing Barriers to the Use of Natural Gas as Maritime Transportation Fuel

Series:
ECE Energy Series
17 Dec 2018
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been used as fuel for ships for decades but quality standards are still under development. The UNECE Group of Experts on Gas created in 2015 a task force on removing barriers to the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel. This report summarises the findings to...
ASIA-PAC PROG SUSTAIN ENERGY

Asia-Pacific Progress in Sustainable Energy

A Global Tracking Framework 2017 Regional Assessment Report

20 Apr 2018
This report offers an evidence-based look at progress at the regional and country level, providing an overview of long-term trends since 1990, and focuses on progress achieved in the most recent period, 2012–2014. Furthermore, it examines the key drivers behind progress, as well as identifies maj...
OUR PLANET JUNE #2 2017

Our Planet, June 2017

Connecting People to Nature

Series:
Our Planet
15 May 2018
In this issue of Our Planet, government leaders, experts and campaigners explore the benefits of connecting people to nature, and underline how our dependence on natural systems forces us to use Earth's resources more wisely.
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2015

2015 Electricity Profiles

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
17 Jan 2018
The 2015 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...