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INFO & COMM TECHN POLI CENTRAL

Information and Communication Technology Policy and Legal Issues for Central Asia

Guide for ICT Policymakers

16 Nov 2007
This guide is aimed at strengthening the capacity of ICT policymakers in Central Asia. It examines the legal issues in five distinct areas: legal infrastructures, legal certainty, legal security, legal protection and legal deterrence. It highlights and discusses relevant developments, best pra...
OUR WATER JOINING HANDS ACROSS

Our Waters

Joining Hands Across Borders - First Assessment of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Groundwater

16 Nov 2007
Transboundary waters connect populations of different countries. They are a major source of income for millions of people and create hydrological, social and economic interdependencies. This is the first ever in-depth report produced on Transboundary Rivers, lakes and ground-waters in the UNECE r...
ENVIRO PERF REV SERBIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Review

Republic of Serbia - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
5 Oct 2007
This second Review takes stock of the progress made by Serbia in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2002, when it was part of Yugoslavia. While looking closely at the implementation of the recommendations of the first Review, the report also covers seven iss...
ENVIRO MONITOR & REPORTING ENT

Environmental Monitoring and Reporting by Enterprises

Eastern Europe, Caucasas and Central Asia

16 Nov 2007
The present publication contains the Guidelines for Strengthening Environmental Monitoring and Reporting by Enterprises in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. It is aimed at officials and experts working for government bodies responsible for environmental policy, environmental monitoring ...
ENVIRO PERF REV MONTENEGRO 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Republic of Montenegro

Republic of Montenegro - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
21 Sep 2007
The present report takes stock of the progress made by Montenegro in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2002, when the country was part of Yugoslavia. While looking closely at the implementation of the recommendations of the first review, the report also cov...
UNECE STANDARD PORCINE MEAT

UNECE Standard

Porcine Meat - Carcases and Cuts, 2006 Edition

8 Jan 2009
The UNECE standard “Porcine Meat – Carcases and Cuts” offers for the first time internationally agreed specifications written in a consistent, detailed and accurate manner using anatomical names to identify cutting lines. Comprehensive color photographs and diagrams are included to facilitate pra...
ENVIRO PERF REV UKRAINE 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Ukraine

Ukraine - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
29 Jun 2007
This second Environmental Performance Review of Ukraine was carried out seven years after the first Review in 1999. It intends to measure the progress made by the country in managing its environment since then, and in addressing upcoming environmental challenges.
UNECE COUNTRIES FIGURES 2007

UNECE Countries in Figures 2007

Series:
UNECE Countries in Figures
1 Jun 2007
This publication contains a two-page profile of social and economic indicators for each of the fifty-six UNECE member countries. Each profile contains general information, including country capital and largest cities, time zone, official languages, map and currency; a graphical representation of ...
INTEGR REGIONAL POLITICAS PUBLICAS

Integración Regional y Políticas Públicas

Evaluación de la Experiencia Europea y Posibles Implicaciones para la Integración Latinoamericana

Series:
Estudios y Perspectivas
5 Apr 2007
En el proceso de integración europea, las políticas regionales han ido adquiriendo relieve al alcanzar un éxito de convergencia entre países. La ampliación de la Unión Europea en 2004 junto con la evaluación crítica de la experiencia acumulada, han dado lugar a la nueva Política de Cohesión para...
COMPETING IN A CHANGING EUROPE

Competing in a Changing Europe

Opportunities and Challenges for Trade and Enterprise Development in a Changing Europe

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
23 Mar 2007
The accession of eight Central and Eastern European transition countries and two Mediterranean countries to the European Union was the most significant enlargement in scope and diversity in the history of the Union. The papers presented in this publication address some of the main problems coming...
COORDINAT PUBLIC EXPENDIT TRANSP

Coordination of Public Expenditure in Transport Infrastructure

Analysis and Policy Perspectives for Latin America

Series:
Macroeconomía del Desarrollo
23 Mar 2007
Multinational transport infrastructure (MTI) projects are fraught with coordination issues. This paper contributes by identifying the key issues necessary for effective MTI coordination, analyzing them using economic theory and putting them into perspective within the framework of major ongoing c...
WELFARE POLICIES IN THE UNECE

Welfare Policies in the UNECE Region

Why so Different?

Series:
Occasional Paper
23 Feb 2007
This paper discusses why the UNECE countries have chosen rather different models of welfare state and, more generally, alternative policies to fight poverty. In particular, the paper focuses upon why the American welfare system is less generous than the typical European one, emphasizing the cause...
BUILDING TRADE PARTNERSHIPS

Building Trade Partnerships in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
9 Feb 2007
This brief publication aims to provide useful information for formulating technical assistance projects for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia (EECCA) countries. The publication provides a historical background about the unfolding of the free trade agreements and a summary of existing...
GLOBAL MULTILEVEL GOVERNANCE EUR

Global Multi-level Governance

European and East Asian Leadership

21 Sep 2007
Since the end of the Cold War, European and East Asian states have enhanced a series of distinct regional and trans-boundary structures and agreements. Through bilateral, multilateral and especially interregional relationships, both Europe and East Asia are now actively engaging with other region...
MIGRATION HUMAN SMUGGLING NIGERIA

Migration, Human Smuggling and Trafficking from Nigeria to Europe

Series:
IOM Migration Research Series
13 Nov 2006
There are several hundreds of thousands of Nigerians throughout Europe, half of whom live in the United Kingdom. According to this report, emigration has represented a considerable drain of highly qualified labour from Nigeria, while at the same time, the Nigerians abroad represent a substantial ...
INNOCENTI SOCIAL MONITOR 2006

Innocenti Social Monitor 2006

Understanding Child Poverty in South-Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States

Series:
Innocenti Social Monitor
15 Dec 2006
Since 1998 almost all countries of South-Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States region have shown signs of economic recovery. The Innocenti Social Monitor 2006 finds that while the number of children under 15 living in extreme poverty has decreased from 32 million to 18 million, st...
GLOBAL INTL WATERS ASSESS CASPIAN

Global International Waters Assessment

Caspian Sea

Series:
GIWA Regional Assessment
20 Oct 2006
This report presents the GIWA assessment of the Caspian Sea – the largest land-locked water body on earth, bordered by five countries and influenced by three more in the catchment area. The assessment of the current situation and historical trends identified that Habitat and community modificatio...
RISK ROMA & THE DISPLACED SOUTH

At Risk

ROMA and the Displaced in Southeast Europe

22 Sep 2006
This publication presents a wealth of survey data on the situation of ROMA, refugees and IDPs in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, and Serbia, including the UN-administered province of Kosovo. It offers a comprehensive and statistically rich pic...
PUBLIC POLICY FOR PENSIONS HEALTH

Public Policy for Pensions, Health and Sickness Insurance

Potential Lessons from Sweden for Latin America

Series:
Financiamiento del Desarrollo
8 Sep 2006
This paper discuses the rationale of social insurance and social insurance institutions as they have emerged and developed in economically mature nations. Key issues in system and institution design are identified, discussed and examined with reference to the Swedish experience.
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2007 (R)

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2007 (Vol. I & II) (Russian language)

Annexed Regulations, as revised as of 1 January 2007

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
4 May 2007
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Good by Inland Waterways (ADN) was adopted in May 2000 by a Diplomatic Conference held in Geneva. This publication includes the text of the final act of the conference, the resolution adopted by the conference, the agreemen...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2007 2V

Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Voies de Navigation Intérieures (ADN) 2007 (Vol. I & II)

Règlement Annexé, tel que Révise au 1er Janvier 2007

Series:
Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
9 Mar 2007
L’accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (AND) fait à Genève en mai 2000 sous l’égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Europe. La version mise à jour des régulations annexes, revues et corrigées le 1 ...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2007 2V

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2007 (Vol. I & II)

Annexed Regulations, as revised as of 1 January 2007

Series:
European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
26 Jan 2007
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Good by Inland Waterways (ADN) was adopted in May 2000 by a Diplomatic Conference held in Geneva. This publication includes the text of the final act of the conference, the resolution adopted by the conference, the agreemen...
TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COOPERAT

Transboundary Water Cooperation

Trends in the Newly Independent States

Series:
ECE Water Series
7 Oct 2009
This publication is the main output of the “Transboundary Water Cooperation in the Newly Independent States” project. It aims to define the status, trends and further needs with regard to transboundary water cooperation in the Newly Independent States (NIS), and between NIS and their neighbours. ...
GENERAL MEASURES THE CONV RGHTS

General Measures of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, The

The Process in Europe and Central Asia

11 Aug 2006
This study is based primarily on the reports of States Parties to the Committee on the Rights of the Child and other documents generated as part of the reporting process established under the CRC and it is supplemented in some cases by information received from UNICEF field offices and partners, ...
TRADE IN SERVICES NEGOTIATIONS

Trade in Services Negotiations

A Review of the Experience of the United States and the European Union in Latin America

Series:
Comercio Internacional
16 Jun 2006
Since the entry into force of the results of the Uruguay Round, Latin American Countries have embarked in active trade policy based on negotiations of Free Trade Agreements. These agreements cover a wide range of goods, services and new trade issues. The models followed in negotiations with the U...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADR 2007 2V

Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route

En Vigueur le 1er Janvier 2007 (corrigendum inclus)

Series:
Accord Européen Relatif au Transport International des Marchandises Dangereuses par Route (ADR)
8 Sep 2006
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...
ENVIRO PERF REV BELARUS 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Belarus

Belarus - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
2 Jun 2006
Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on the environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management. This evaluation focuses on Belarus. The report details the progress m...