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GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2019

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019

Series:
Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
11 Jul 2019
This report is the product of the contributions of nations, public and private risk-related science and research experts, amongst others. It contributes to achieving the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through monitoring risk patterns a...
WOOD ENERGY IN THE ECE REGION

Wood Energy in the ECE Region

Data, Trends and Outlook in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States and North America

6 May 2019
This publication highlights the use of wood for energy and includes the most recent statistics on wood energy markets across the UNECE region. It aims to communicate the relevance of wood energy in the region and help bridge information about the forest and energy sectors. It also intends to offe...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON BELARUS

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management

Belarus

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
20 Sep 2019
The Country Profile of Belarus focuses on the nation's housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainable cities, and the legal and institutional framework...
ENVIRO PERF REV MACEDONIA 3RD

Environmental Performance Reviews: North Macedonia

North Macedonia - Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
23 Oct 2019
The third Environmental Performance Review of North Macedonia examines progress made by the country in the management of its environment since 2011. It covers legal and policy frameworks, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, and public participation and education for sustainable develo...
ENVIRO PERF REV KAZAKHSTAN 3RD

Environmental Performance Reviews: Kazakhstan

Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
22 Aug 2019
The third Environmental Performance Review of Kazakhstan examines progress made by the country in the management of its environment since 2012. It covers legal and policy frameworks, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, and public participation and education for sustainable development...
ENVIRO PERF REV KAZAKHSTAN 3RD (R)

Environmental Performance Reviews: Kazakhstan (Russian language)

Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series (Russian)
9 May 2020
The third Environmental Performance Review of Kazakhstan examines progress made by the country in the management of its environment since 2012. It covers legal and policy frameworks, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, and public participation and education for sustainable development...
REG OVERVIEW FOOD SEC NUTRI EURO

Europe and Central Asia Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2018

The Role of Migration, Rural Women and Youth in Sustainable Development

4 Mar 2019
Europe and Central Asia encompasses great economic, social and environmental diversity, its countries are facing various food security and nutrition challenges. While they have made significant progress in reducing the prevalence of undernourishment over the past two decades, new evidence shows a...
UNECE COUNTRIES FIGURES 2019

UNECE Countries in Figures 2019

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UNECE Countries in Figures
3 Jun 2019
This publication presents a profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE Member States. These profiles, prepared by the Commission's Statistical Division, are intended to be of interest to readers not necessarily familiar with statistical terminology or with interpreting sta...
MID TERM REVIEW ROVANIEMI ACTION

Rovaniemi Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy: Mid-Term Review

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
6 Sep 2019
This publication is a mid-term review of actions that have been implemented and are in line with the Rovaniemi Action Plan (RAP). Stakeholders of the RAP provided input and the Joint Section also reviewed its own activities. This study also contains a general review of actions reported during 201...
RPT ON ICPD PROG ACTION IMPLEM ECE

Report on ICPD Programme of Action Implementation in the UNECE Region

Fulfilling the Potential of Present and Future Generations

17 Oct 2019
This report was prepared to inform the UNECE Regional Conference ‘Enabling Choices: Population Dynamics and Sustainable Development’ (1–2 October 2018, Geneva), which marks the 25th anniversary of the ICPD held in Cairo in 1994. Both the report and the outcome of the conference discussions have t...
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...
THE PEP PARTNERSHIPS

THE PEP Partnerships

23 Oct 2019
Member States in the UNECE/WHO European Region established the Transport, Health and Environment Pan European Programme (THE PEP) in 2002. It is an intersectoral and intergovernmental policy framework and it aims to promote mobility and transport strategies that integrate environmental and health...
THE PEP PARTNERSHIPS (R)

THE PEP Partnerships (Russian language)

22 Oct 2019
Member States in the UNECE/WHO European Region established the Transport, Health and Environment Pan European Programme (THE PEP) in 2002. It is an intersectoral and intergovernmental policy framework and it aims to promote mobility and transport strategies that integrate environmental and health...
EURO-ASIAN TRANSPORT LINKAGES

Euro-Asian Transport Linkages

Operationalisation of Inland Transport Between Europe and Asia

3 Jun 2019
This publication is the outcome of work of the UNECE Group of Experts on Euro-Asian Transport Links (EATL) in phase III of the project (2013-2017). The report was drafted by a consultant from the Scientific and Research Institute of Motor Transport (NIIAT) in Moscow and is focused both at coordin...
GUIDANCE DATA INTEGRAT MEASU MIGRA

Guidance on Data Integration for Measuring Migration

4 Mar 2019
The economic, social and demographic impacts of migration are large and increasing. Policymakers, researchers and other stakeholders need data on migrants and their integration into societies. These data need be comprehensive, accurate and frequently updated. There is no single source that can pr...
FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Forest Landscape Restoration in the Caucasus and Central Asia

Background Study for the Ministerial Roundtable on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Bonn Challenge in the Caucasus and Central Asia (21-22 June 2018, Astana, Kazakhstan)

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
20 Jun 2019
This study, focusing primarily on the period from the collapse of the Soviet Union until the present day, identifies the key drivers of forest degradation and the potential for forest landscape restoration in the Caucasus and Central Asia. The study was undertaken to support the preparation of re...
INNOVAT SUST DEV REV: KYRGYZSTAN

Innovation for Sustainable Development - Review of Kyrgyzstan

20 Jun 2019
This Review contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the experience accumulated by the UNECE in the identification of good practices and policy lessons in the area of knowledge-based development, with particular reference to the problems of countries with economies in tran...
GUIDANCE MODERNIZING STAT LEGISLAT

Guidance on Modernizing Statistical Legislation

22 Aug 2019
The Guidance on Modernizing Statistical Legislation aims to support and inspire countries wishing to benchmark or update the legal framework of their national statistical systems. Based on a review of the current legal and institutional frameworks and the operational environment of statistical pr...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 2019 (UFD)

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)

Applicable as from 1 January 2019 (Flashdrive)

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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
19 Dec 2018
This authoritative Agreement is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. Regularly amended and updated, it contains the conditions under which dangerous goods may be carried internationally. Applicable as from 1 January 2019, it contains in particular...
SIGNI SIGNS SIGNAL INLAND WAT(F)

SIGNI - Code Européen de la signalisation et du balisage des voies navigables

Résolution n° 90

14 Nov 2019
Le Code européen de la signalisation et du balisage des voies navigables (SIGNI) fournit des recommandations aux autorités compétentes pour l'installation et l'application de balisage et de marquage sur les voies navigables européennes contenues dans la cinquième révision du Code européen des voi...
SIGNI SIGNS SIGNAL INLAND WAT(R)

SIGNI - European Code for Signs and Signals on Inland Waterways (Russian language)

Resolution No. 90

12 Nov 2019
The European Code for Signs and Signals on Inland Waterways (SIGNI) provides recommendations for the competent authorities for the installation and application of buoyage and marking on European inland waterways contained in the fifth revision of the European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI) (TR...
SIGNI SIGNS SIGNAL INLAND WATER

SIGNI - European Code for Signs and Signals on Inland Waterways

Resolution No. 90

12 Jun 2019
The European Code for Signs and Signals on Inland Waterways (SIGNI) provides recommendations for the competent authorities for the installation and application of buoyage and marking on European inland waterways contained in the fifth revision of the European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI) (TR...
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...
REGULAT PROCED BARR TRADE: GEORGIA

Regulatory and Procedural Barriers to Trade in Georgia

Needs Assessment

12 Jun 2019
UNECE undertakes demand-driven national studies of regulatory and procedural barriers to trade, with a view to helping countries achieve greater regional and global economic integration; informing donors as to where assistance might be required, and supporting policy discussions within the Steeri...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON KAZAKHSTAN (R)

Country Profiles of the Housing Sector (Russian language)

Republic of Kazakhstan

27 Jul 2018
The Country Profile of Kazakhstan, prepared at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan focuses on the housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainabl...
COUNTRY PROFILE ON KAZAKHSTAN

Country Profiles of the Housing Sector

Republic of Kazakhstan

Series:
Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management
25 Jul 2018
The Country Profile of Kazakhstan, prepared at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan focuses on the nation's housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart s...