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RUSSIAN PUZZLE, A: WHAT MAKES THE

Russian Puzzle, A

What Makes the Russian Economic Transformation a Special Case

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
A Russian Puzzle: What Makes the Russian Economic Transformation a Special Case analyses both the objective and policy factors that contributed to the larger than expected decline in the Russian economy. The publication is part of the Research for Action series which discusses policy-oriented res...
RESTRUCTURING OF PERIPHERAL VILLAG

Restructuring of Peripheral Villages in Northwestern Russia, The

Series:
UNU/WIDER Research for Action
20 Nov 1998
The Restructuring of Peripheral Villages in Northwestern Russia explores the socio-economic restructuring in two rural areas to discover the development processes, social changes and everyday occurrences. The publication is part of the Research for Action series which discusses policy-oriented re...
UN PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS

United Nations Peace-Keeping Operations

A Guide to French Policies

19 Feb 1999
The first peace supervision intervention mounted by the United Nations in 1948, found France ready to become involved in a foreign theatre of operations on behalf of the world Organization. This book deals with the French vision of peace-keeping operations as it has evolved with time. It addresse...
IN DEPTH STUDIES MIGRATION CENTRAL

In-depth Studies on Migration in Central and Eastern Europe

The Case of Poland

Series:
Economic Studies
19 Feb 1999
International population movements in central and eastern Europe increased considerably in the late 1980s and even more so in the early 1990s. This report on the in-depth study of households in Poland during the period 1993-1996, also covers developments over a twenty-year period (1975-1994). The...
LOCAL GOV & MARKET DECENTRALIZAT

Local Government and Market Decentralization

Experiences in Industrialized, Developing, and Former Eastern Bloc Countries

As many countries around the world grapple with political and market reform, lively debate is growing around questions concerning the conditions under which decentralization policies are called for, which policies and strategies work and how transferable they are. This study looks at the possibil...
DREAM OF PEACE IMAGES OF WAR

I Dream of Peace

Images of War by Children of Former Yugoslavia

9 Oct 1998
'When I close my eyes, I dream of peace.', said 14 year old Aleksandar, just after enduring a dressing change of the terrible burn wounds he suffered from a Molotov cocktail explosion. His words became the title of this book, which presents the thoughts and paintings of children in the former Yug...
ECE IN THE AGE OF CHANGE

ECE In the Age of Change, The

8 Jan 1999
Since it was established in 1947, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) has had to adapt to radical changes in conditions, in both Europe and the world at large. The objective of the ECE is to assist with the reconstruction of Europe, its economic development and the strength...
ANN REVIEW THE CHEM INDUSTRY 1997

Annual Review of the Chemical Industry in 1997

Production and Trade Statistics 1994-1996

11 Sep 1998
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 and contains a separate section on national developments contributed by au...
PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP A NEW

Public-Private Partnership

A New Concept for Infrastructure Development

18 Dec 1998
Public/Private Partnerships (PPPs) have a critical role to play in assisting the economic development of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States and in particular the development of infrastructure. This publication addresses the challenges, opportuni...
CHEMLEX (CD)

CHEMLEX

Chemical Legislation in ECE Countries (CD-ROM)

8 Jan 1999
CHEMLEX, provides a comparative study on chemical legislation of countries in the ECE region. It presents data on some 600 legislative texts from 25 countries and the European Union, complete with text number, date of adoption, keywords, country and sub-area concerned and references to official g...
FERTILITY & FAMILY SURVEYS FINLAND

Fertility and Family Surveys in Countries of the ECE Region

Standard Country Report - Finland

11 Sep 1998
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 ...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADR 1997 V1&2

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) and Protocol of Signature, done in Geneva on 30 September 1957

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
6 Nov 1998
Transporting waste by sea, air or land is an important environmental issue. This publication presents 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 transport o...
ANN BULL TRADE CHEM PROD 1996

Annual Bulletin of Trade in Chemical Products

19 Jun 1998
Along with an analysis of the main flows and trends in trade in chemical products, this publication presents an abundance of data that show the flow of chemical products in world trade. It covers the imports into and exports from 22 European and North American countries on 85 commodities and comm...
BLACK SEA BIOLOG DIVERSIT UK

Black Sea Biological Diversity

Ukraine

Series:
Black Sea Environmental Priorities Study
23 Oct 1998
The waters of the Black Sea have supported a rich and diverse marine life. However, in recent decades the Black Sea has come under severe threat due to the combined impacts of eutrophication, anoxia and chemical, biological and bacterial pollution. Focusing on the Ukraine, this publication presen...
POVERTY IN TRANSITION

Poverty in Transition

14 Aug 1998
The countries of the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe have suffered an unprecedented increase in poverty and mortality. The process of transition has been painful for millions of citizens. Through a comprehensive comparative analysis, Poverty in Transition attempts to shed light on this sit...
MAJOR TRENDS CHARACTERIZING HUMAN

Major Trends Characterizing Human Settlements Developments in the ECE Region

18 Dec 1998
Human settlements have much to gain from and contribute to on-going processes of decentralization and democratization. This publication highlights the general trends in the liberalization of the global and national economies, accelerating the urbanization process and increasingly emphasizing the ...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOLDOVA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
31 Jul 1998
Considerable efforts have been made in the Republic of Moldova in favour of environmental protection. This publication examines the legislative and institutional framework; integration of environmental and economic decisions; international cooperation; air, water, biodiversity and waste managemen...
NON WOOD GOODS & SERVIC THE FOREST

Non-wood Goods and Services of the Forest

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
31 Jul 1998
Based on national reports, this publication presents information on national policies; forest area and ownership; protected areas; non-wood goods; environmental services; social and cultural services; and interactions, conflicts and priority settings. The case studies presented are Austria, Canad...
SOURCES OF FINANCING ENERGY EFFICI

Sources of Financing Energy Efficiency Projects in Central and Eastern Europe

Series:
ECE Energy Series
31 Jul 1998
The Energy Efficiency 2000 Project was set up to assist central and eastern Europe and CIS countries to enhance their energy efficiency ans security to ease the energy supply constraints of economic transition and to meet internatinal environmental treaty obligations. Along with policy reforms an...
EAST WEST ENERGY EFFIC STANDA

East-west Energy Efficiency Standards and Labels

Series:
ECE Energy Series
31 Jul 1998
This publication presents an analysis and interpretation of the situation of cooling household appliances (CHA) in four European countries - Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary and the Ukraine. The extensive survey carried out in these countries contribute to the knowledge and understanding of the issues ...
BLACK SEA BIOLOG DIVERSIT BULGARIA

Black Sea Biological Diversity

Bulgaria

Series:
Black Sea Environmental Priorities Study
22 May 1998
The waters of the Black Sea have supported a rich and diverse marine life. However, in recent decades the Black Sea has come under severe threat due to the combined impacts of eutrophication, anoxia, and chemical, biological and bacterial pollution. Focusing on Bulgaria, this publication presents...
HUMAN DEV UNDER TRANSIT SUMMA 1997

Human Development Under Transition

Summaries of the 1997 National Human Development Reports (NHDRs) for Europe and the CIS

11 Sep 1998
This publication helps in the effort to increase the awareness of the status of human development in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). It presents individual country reports for twenty-five countries covering such areas as: human development indicators, population, economic...