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KOSOVO & THE CHALLENGE OF HUMANI

Kosovo and the Challenge of Humanitarian Intervention

Selective Indignation, Collective Action, and International Citizenship

9 Feb 2001
The Kosovo conflict has the potential to redraw the landscape of international politics, with significant ramifications for the UN, major powers, regional organizations, and the way in which we understand and interpret world politics. Can the veto now effectively be circumvented to launch selecti...
DIRECTORY CHEMICALS  & SUPPL 2000

Directory of Chemicals and Suppliers in Europe

9 Jun 2000
This 3-volume publication provides a comprehensive directory of producers and of chemical products in 40 countries in Europe. Volume IA and IB contain a listing of over 40,000 chemicals including generic, common and trade names. It also contains both CAS and EINECS indexes for these chemicals. Vo...
OLD SINS INDUSTRIAL METABOLISM

Old Sins

Industrial Metabolism, Heavy Metal Pollution and Environmental Transition in Central Europe

23 Jun 2000
This publication is a comprehensive summary of the perspectives and results of two innovative projects addressing questions concerning the large-scale, long-term environmental development of Europe, focusing on two of the traditionally most polluted regions in Europe: the Rhine Basin, and the Bla...
WOMEN & MEN EUROPE & NORTH 2000

Women and Men in Europe and North America 2000

4 Aug 2000
Women and Men in Europe and North America provides much needed information and analysis on the economic, political, and social differences, which still separate women and men and gives some insight into how these differences have changed in the past decades. This edition consists of two distinct ...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Romania's Water Sector

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
10 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
DECENTRALIZATION CONDIT FOR SUCC

Decentralization

Conditions for Success - Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States

7 Jul 2000
For more than a decade, decentralization has been a central theme in the debate on governance worldwide. This publication explores the accomplishments of decentralization in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). It provides an account of legislative framewor...
DEV ASIA EUROPE RAIL CONTAINER

Development of Asia-Europe Rail Container Transport through Block-trains

Northern Corridor of the Trans-Asian Railway

4 Aug 2000
This publication presents valuable guidelines for the development of efficient rail services along the routes of the Trans-Asian Railway Northern Corridor (TAR-NC). It highlights those components of the services that should receive specific attention to be able to attract shippers and keep their ...
SOCIO ECON STATUS & LIVING FINDLAN

Socio-Economic Status and Living Arrangements of Older Persons in Finland

25 Feb 2000
Population ageing is now widely recognized as one of the most salient long-term developments in the countries of Europe and North America. It has profound economic and social implications and poses unique public policy challenges. This publication furnishes useful information on several aspects o...
ENVIRO PERF REV UKRAINE

Environmental Performance Reviews: Ukraine

Ukraine - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
14 Apr 2000
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
KOSOVO CONFLICT CONSEQUENCES

Kosovo Conflict, The

Consequences for the Environment and Human Settlements

10 Mar 2000
This publication presents an assessment on yet another man-made environmental problem - the consequences for the environment and human settlements resulting from the NATO air strikes against Kosovo between 24 March 1999 and 10 June 1999. It focuses on five main areas: the environmental consequenc...
CTRY PROFILES THE HOUSING SLOVAKIA

Country Profiles on the Housing Sector

Slovakia

14 Jan 2000
The objective of this strategic housing sector analysis is to identify positive trends and problem areas, so as to be able to assess the implementation of national policies and strategies, and the social and economic consequences of housing reform for the population and other major actors in the ...
STANDARDS & REGULAT INTL TRADE

Standards and Regulations in International Trade

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
4 Aug 2000
This publication summarizes the proceedings of the Round Table on Standards, Norms and Regulations and their Impact on International Trade, focused primarily on central and eastern European countries with transition economies. The purpose of the publication is to serve as an information base and ...
PROMOT FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

Promoting Foreign Direct Investment in Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
13 Oct 2000
Today, there are over 20 countries classified as transition economies. It is undeniable that a basic and essential challenge for all transition economies is still the attraction of investment and, in particular, long-term investment. The aim of this publication is to outline and discuss structure...
STATE OF EUROPEAN FOREST & FORES

State of European Forests and Forestry

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
11 Feb 2000
This publication presents a synthesis of the national reports presented at the 1998 Lisbon Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe. In addition to an overview of the extent and state of Europe's forests, the State of European Forests and Forestry also presents tables, by cou...
YRBK HUMAN RGHTS COMM 1997

Yearbook of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

10 Nov 2000
The 1997 edition of the Yearbook outlines the Tribunal's jurisdiction, activities of the tribunal during 1997, state cooperation, speeches by members of the Tribunal at various fora, and the Tribunal's contribution to the establishment of an International criminal Court. It also contains a select...
ENVIRO PERF REV CROATIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Croatia

Croatia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
10 Mar 2000
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS SWITZER

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Switzerland

Series:
Economic Studies
10 Mar 2000
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. These country reports shed some light on developments in fertility and partnership formation an...
CENSUS OF MOTOR TRAFFIC (CD)

Census of Motor Traffic on Main International Traffic Arteries in Europe

Results of 1995 E-Road Census (CD-ROM)

14 Jan 2000
The European Road Census (E-Road) contains data on road traffic flows (average annual daily traffic, AADT) by vehicle category, as well as breakdowns of vehicle flows by night, peak-hour and holiday traffic. In addition, the 1995 Census provides information on infrastructure parameters of E-roads...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADR 1998 (CD)

Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route (ADR) et Protocole de Signature En Date á Genéve, du 30 Septembre 1957

(Diskettes)

Series:
Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route (ADR)
6 Jun 2000
Conclu à Genève le 30 septembre 1957 Approuvé par l’Assemblée fédérale le 4 décembre 1969 Instrument de ratification déposé le 20 juin 1972 Entré en vigueur our la Suisse le 20 juillet 1972 Annexes A et B amendées les 29 janvier 1968, 26 octobre 1970 et le 30 décembre 1971 (Etat le 1er janvier ...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 97 (DSKT)

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) and Protocol of Signature Done at Geneva on 30 September 1957 (Diskette)

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
9 Jan 1998
Transporting waste by sea, air or land is an important environmental issue. This diskette contains information of the European Agreement, the Protocol of Signatures, annexes and amendments. The various substances are listed and defined, as well as, general and special provisions applicable to the...
INTL GENEVA YRBK 1999

International Geneva Yearbook 1999-2000

Organization and Activities of International Institutions in Geneva

25 May 2001
The International Geneva Yearbook 1999-2000 is an essential reference source on international activities and organizations in Geneva. This comprehensive Yearbook includes information on activities, people and addresses of 40 United Nations bodies; 23 specialized agencies and other organizations w...
COMPUTERS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN F

Computers and Economic Growth in Finland

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
17 Sep 1999
This publication examines the effect of computer technology on Finnish economic growth between 1983 and 1996, shedding light into the famous productivity paradox. It assesses the contribution of computer hardware, software and labor, to gross and net output growth using the neoclassical growth ac...
POPULAT EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA

Population in Europe and North America on the Eve of the Millennium

Dynamics and Policy Responses - Regional Population Meeting, Budapest, Hungary

14 Jan 2000
This publication presents some of the documentation prepared for the Regional Population Meeting held in Budapest (Hungary) during 7-9 December 1998. The following themes are discussed: fertility, family and gender issues; reproductive rights and sexual and reproductive health; mortality and heal...
CONCLUS REGIONAL POPULATION 1998

Conclusions

Regional Population Meeting, Budapest, Hungary

14 Jan 2000
This publication presents the conclusions that were negotiated and adopted at the 1998 Regional Population Meeting held by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. The conclusions focus on the following five priority themes: fertility, family and gender issues; reproductive rights and s...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS CANADA

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Canada

Series:
Economic Studies
15 Oct 1999
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. These country reports shed some light on developments in fertility and partnership formation an...
STAT YRBK OF THE ECE 1998/99

Trends in Europe and North America

Statistical Yearbook of the ECE

14 May 1999
This yearbook provides basic data on the fifty-five countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), which includes all countries of the former Soviet Union; Central, Eastern and Western Europe; Israel; the United States of America and Canada. The first part of the book prese...