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ECON SURVEY OF EUROPE 2001 #2

Economic Survey of Europe 2001, No.2

21 Feb 2002
This survey provides an overview of current economic developments in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and North America. The survey has three parts. Part one looks at recent economic developments and the short-run outlook in the ECE region. Part two focuses on creating a supp...
STRATEGIE DE L

Strategie de L'EMEP pour la Periode 2000-2009

5 May 2003
Examen du mandat du Programme concerté de surveillance continue et d'évaluation du transport à longue distance des polluants atmosphériques en Europe (EMEP) suivi d'une présentation d'une stratégie pour son futur développement. L'objectif est de renforcer les partenariats internationaux nécessai...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS DENMARK

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Denmark

Series:
Economic Studies
8 Feb 2002
Partnership and reproductive behaviour patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation....
PENSION REFORM IN EUROPE IN THE 90

Pension Reform in Europe in the 90's and Lessons for Latin America

Series:
Financiamiento del Desarrollo
8 Feb 2002
Reviewing and comparing the economic histories of Europe and Latin America we can observe that the universality of social security systems and the concurrent development of labor market institutions allowed Europe to reduce social inequality. This has not been possible for Latin America. This doc...
REBUILDING STATE STRUCTURES METHOD

Rebuilding State Structures

Methods and Approaches - The Trials and Tribulations of Post Communist Countries

22 Mar 2002
The aim of this publication is to present functional review as an efficient instrument for designing the effective structure of the central level of the state administration. It explains when the functional review is necessary to be accomplished and what its main use should be. This publication f...
STRUCTURAL COMPOSITIONAL FUNCTION

Structural, Compositional and Functional Aspects of Forest Biodiversity in Europe

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
8 Feb 2002
The forestry world is being flooded by biodiversity information related to different disciplines, geographical areas, scales of observation, organisms and, not the least, to different interests of various stakeholders. This publication aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of the forest biodiv...
ENERGY EFFICIENCY & ENERGY SECU

Energy Efficiency and Energy Security in the CIS

Series:
ECE Energy Series
21 Feb 2002
This study assesses the potential for energy conservation in CIS member countries to the year 2010 and explains how improvements in energy efficiency of member countries could contribute to enhancing their energy security. Achieving even part of the large energy conservation thought to be possibl...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS CZECH

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Czech Republic

Series:
Economic Studies
25 Jan 2002
Partnership and reproductive behavior patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation a...
DEV THE TRANS ASIAN RAILWAY NORTH

Development of the Trans-Asian Railway

Trans-Asian Railway in the North-south Corridor - Northern Europe to the Persian Gulf

31 May 2002
One of the main features of economic development in the last decade of the 20th century has been the globalization of markets, which brought with it increased demand for the unhindered movement of people, goods and services. The overall competitiveness in a global economy is impaired when transpo...
FOREST CERTIFICATION UPDATE FOR

Forest Certification Update for the ECE Region

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
11 Jan 2002
This publication is the fourth in the series of Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers, which present developments in certification of sustainable forest management in the UNECE region of Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Its objective is to make the work carr...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEY BULGARIA

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Bulgaria

Series:
Economic Studies
30 Nov 2001
Partnership and reproductive behaviour patterns have undergone major shifts over much of Europe and North America during the past three decades, leading to the coexistence of a variety of family forms. This country report sheds some light on the development in fertility and partnership formation ...
RETURN & REINTEGRATION REJECTED

The Return and Reintegration of Rejected Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
24 Jan 2003
This report compares the experiences of several existing assisted return programmes for rejected asylum seekers and irregular migrants in Europe and draws lessons for future programmes. Specifically, the report focuses on three aspects: programme implementation, targeting of assistance, and eval...
INDUSTRIAL RESTRUCTURING IN EUROPE

Industrial Restructuring in European Transition Economies

Experience to Date and Prospects

20 Dec 2002
The subject of European economies in transition is of great significance to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The UNECE has the task of supporting and advising these countries on how they can promote economic development while at the same time eradicate poverty, protect...
STATEGY FOR EMEP 2000/09

Strategy for EMEP 2000-2009

30 Nov 2001
This publication reviews the mandate and the past and current driving forces of the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP). It also presents a strategy for the future development of EMEP.
ECON SURVEY OF EUROPE 2001 #1

Economic Survey of Europe 2001, No.1

2 Nov 2001
This survey provides an overview of current economic developments in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and North America. The survey has three parts. Part one looks at recent economic developments and the short-run outlook in the ECE region. Part two focuses on creating a supp...
FOREST POLICIES & INSTITUTIONS

Forest Policies and Institutions in Europe

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
16 Nov 2001
Every two years the FAO European Forestry Commission (EFC) reviews the state of forestry in the region, concentrating on developments for forest policy and institutions. This document synthesises the national reports from 24 countries, revised in light of the information received at the discussio...
INVERSION EUROPEA EN LA INDUSTRIA

Inversión Europea en la Industria Energética de América Latina, La

Series:
Seminarios y Conferencias
24 Aug 2001
El objetivo de esta investigación ha sido evaluar la importancia de las inversiones emprendidas por empresas europeas en la industria energética de América Latina, teniendo en consideración que la inversión europea en la región durante 1999, ascendió a 46 459 millones de dólares, monto 24 veces m...
EAST WEST ENERGY EFFIC STANDA (CD)

East-west Energy Efficiency Standards and Labels

Series:
ECE Energy Series
22 Mar 2002
This document is the final report of the SACHA-II project. SACHA stands for The State of the Art of Cooling Household and Other Major Appliances Standards, Market and Technology in Central and Eastern European Countries for Energy Efficiency Programmes Improvement ECE Countries. The project’s obj...
ANN REVIEW THE CHEM INDUSTRY 2000

Annual Review of the Chemical Industry in 2000

Production and Trade Statistics 1997-1999

16 Nov 2001
This review analyzes trends and developments in the production, consumption, prices and trade in chemical products in Europe and North America. It provides an overview of progress in major branches of the chemical industry. The review also includes statistical data on production of chemicals and ...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADR 2001 2V

Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route

Restructuré en Vigueur le 1er Juillet 2001

Series:
Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route (ADR)
16 Nov 2001
L'Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route (ADR) et protocole de signature en date, à Genève, du 30 septembre 1957 a pour but d'accroître la sécurité des transports internationaux de marchandises dangereuses par route. Ses annexes A et B imposent...
ELECTRONIC COMMERCE FOR TRANSITION

Electronic Commerce for Transition Economies in the Digital Age

Forum Proceedings

27 Jul 2001
New information and communication technologies are transforming the economic landscape, bringing unparalleled opportunity and change. This publication is an outcome of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) Forum on 'Electronic Commerce for Transition Economies in the Digital ...
SOCIO ECON STATUS & LIVING SWITZER

Socio-economic Status and Living Arrangements of Older Persons in Switzerland

26 Jul 2002
In Switzerland, as in most western countries, population ageing is an unavoidable reality that will have effects for at least the next fifty years. In order to anticipate its effects, it is vital to understand precisely what changes are taking place and how they will affect society and everyday l...
LEAGUE TABLE OF TEENAGE BIRTHS

League Table of Teenage Births in Rich Nations, A

Series:
Innocenti Report Card
30 Nov 2001
This publication presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey on teenage birth rates in the industrialized world. It attempts to analyze why some countries have teenage birth rates that are as much as ten or even fifteen times higher than others.
STAT ROAD TRAFFIC ACCID EUROP 2001

Statistics of Road Traffic Accidents in Europe and North America 2001

10 Aug 2001
This publication provides comparable data on causes, types and results of accidents in Europe, Canada and the United States. Data are organized by nature of accident and surroundings; accidents while under the influence of alcohol; and the number of persons killed or injured, by category or road ...
FOREST & FOREST PROD CTRY RUSSIAN

Forest and Forest Products

Country Profile - Russian Federation

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
27 Jul 2001
This country profile contains the available information on forests in the Russian Federation and on the main categories and volumes of goods and services in the forestry sector. It describes trends and developments in that sector as well as the principal areas of forestry management activity in t...
GEO 2000 ALTERNATIVE POLICY STUDY

GEO-2000

Alternative Policy Study for Europe and Central Asia

Series:
Environment Information and Assessment Technical Report
13 Jul 2001
The Global Environment Outlook (GEO-2000) explores alternative policy options for Europe and Central Asia, focusing on energy use as an important driver for environmental problems across the region. It considers the question of what can be achieved by moderate measures, and whether this will be ...