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GAOR 72ND SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2017

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation

Sixty-fourth Session (29 May-2 June 2017)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
20 Apr 2018
This is the official report submitted to the General Assembly by the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation on its sixty-fourth session (29 May-2 June 2017).
BUILDING DISABILITY INCLU SOCIET

Building Disability-inclusive Societies in Asia and the Pacific

Assessing Progress of the Incheon Strategy

15 Mar 2018
One in every six persons in Asia and the Pacific has some form of disability. This amounts to 650 million men, women and children. The number is expected to rise over the next decades due to population ageing, natural disasters, chronic health conditions, road traffic injuries, poor working condi...
ADDRESS CHALLENGES POP AGEING

Addressing the Challenges of Population Ageing in Asia and the Pacific

Implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

1 Dec 2017
The Asia-Pacific region is undergoing profound and rapid population changes. All countries in Asia and the Pacific are in the process of ageing at an unprecedented pace, although the timing and pace of this transition varies across the region. The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MI...
CHILDMOTHERS 17 STORIES ABOUT

#Childmothers

17 Stories about being a Mother while still a Child

18 Sep 2017
Meet 17 girls from five countries who have become mothers while still children. Their captivating stories provide a unique insight into their dreams, challenges and great strength. Their stories are accompanied by beautiful photos taken by acclaimed photographer Pieter ten Hoopen, whose point of...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #7

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Septième édition révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
31 Jul 2017
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #7

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Seventh revised edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
26 Jul 2017
The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) addresses classification and labelling of chemicals by types of hazards. It provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals and aims at enhancing the protection of human health a...
CONVENTION TRANSBOUNDARY EFFECTS

Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

As Amended on 15 December 2015

9 Jun 2017
The publication presents in English, French and Russian the text of this multilateral environmental agreement, the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, as amended on 15 December 2015. The Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents is a United Natio...
UNSCEAR RPT 2016

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2016 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
25 Apr 2017
This report assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. Scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report with two underpinning scientific annexes. The first annex recapitulates and clarifies the ph...
BIODEGRAD PLASTIC & MAR LITTER

Biodegradable Plastics & Marine Litter

Misconceptions, Concerns and Impacts on Marine Environments

3 Mar 2017
This report concludes that "the adoption of plastic products labelled as ‘biodegradable’ will not bring about a significant decrease either in the quantity of plastic entering the ocean or the risk of physical and chemical impacts on the marine environment". Indeed, biodegradable polymers degrade...