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NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNT CLIMATE

Natural Capital Accounting for Integrated Climate Change Policies

11 Dec 2020
This publication shows how natural capital accounting, in particular the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), can contribute to informing climate change policies. In particular, this report is aimed at policymakers at various levels who are responsible for creating or implementing ...
NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNT BIODIVERS

Natural Capital Accounting for Integrated Biodiversity Policies

11 Dec 2020
This publication shows how natural capital accounting, in particular the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), can be used to answer a variety of policy questions on biodiversity. This report is aimed at policymakers at various levels, who are responsible for creating or implementin...
NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNT SUSTAIN

Natural Capital Accounting for Sustainable Macroeconomic Strategies

11 Dec 2020
This publication shows how natural capital accounting, in particular the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), can be used to answer a variety of policy questions on sustainable macroeconomic strategies. This report is aimed at macroeconomic policymakers at various levels, including...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2020

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2020

Water and Climate Change

Series:
The United Nations World Water Development Report
26 Mar 2020
This publication illustrates the critical linkages between water and climate change in the context of the broader sustainable development agenda. Supported by examples from across the world, it describes both the challenges and opportunities created by climate change, and provides potential respo...
ASIA PACIFIC CTRIES SPEC NEED 2020

Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2020

Leveraging Ocean Resources for Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

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Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report
8 Jun 2021
This annual ESCAP publication discusses issues of interest for Asia-Pacific least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS), collectively referred to as countries with special needs (CSN). The 2020 edition of the report offers an...
ASIA PACIF SDG PROG RPT 2020

Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2020

Series:
Asia and the Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Indicator-based Progress Report
9 Apr 2020
This report analyses trends as well as data availability for monitoring progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific and its five subregions. It assesses gaps which must be closed to achieve the goals by 2030. This assessment is designed to ensure the region’s ...
ENVIRO PERF REV UZBEKISTAN 3RD

Environmental Performance Reviews: Uzbekistan

Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
16 Jul 2020
This publication assesses progress made by individual countries in reconciling their economic and social development with environmental protection, as well as in meeting international commitments on environment and sustainable development. It assists countries in improving their environmental pol...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - METAL & MINER

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Strategic Battery Raw Materials

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
24 Oct 2020
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. The report aims to provide information on the critical raw materials used i...
WHO OWNS OUR FORESTS? FOREST OWNER

Who Owns our Forests? Forest Ownership in the ECE Region

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
7 Nov 2020
This study examines forest ownership in the ECE region. Based on data on 35 countries, and the first to include all forest ownership categories, this study investigates the changing nature and patterns of forest ownership, the ways in which governance and social structures influence forest owners...
LINKING TRADE AND BIODIVERSITY

Linking Trade and Biodiversity

20 Nov 2020
UNCTAD convened the 5th BioTrade Congress "Linking trade and biodiversity" to provide a platform for substantive discussion among trade, biodiversity and development decision-makers and practitioners to support the 2030 Agenda and the 2050 Vision for Biodiversity of "Living in Harmony with Nature...
NATION GREEN EXPORT REV LEBANON

National Green Export Review of Lebanon: Natural Soap and Ecotourism

31 Oct 2020
This report presents the findings of the Lebanon National Green Export Review (NGER) conducted between 2016 and 2018 through a partnership between the Lebanese Government and UNCTAD. It analyses green production and export opportunities in the natural soap and ecotourism sectors and comprises nat...
UN FRAMEWORK CLASS FOSSIL 2019 (R)

United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (Russian language)

Update 2019

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
2 Nov 2020
The United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) is a global classification and management system applicable to mineral, petroleum, nuclear fuel, renewable energy and anthropogenic resources, as well as injection projects for geological storage. Since the adoption of the Sustainab...
UN FRAMEWORK CLASS FOSSIL 2019 (C)

United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (Chinese language)

Update 2019

8 Nov 2020
The United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) is a global classification and management system applicable to mineral, petroleum, nuclear fuel, renewable energy and anthropogenic resources, as well as injection projects for geological storage. Since the adoption of the Sustainab...
UN FRAMEWORK CLASS FOSSIL 2019 (A)

United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (Arabic language)

Update 2019

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Arabic)
31 Oct 2020
The United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) is a global classification and management system applicable to mineral, petroleum, nuclear fuel, renewable energy and anthropogenic resources, as well as injection projects for geological storage. Since the adoption of the Sustainab...
UN FRAMEWORK CLASS FOSSIL 2019 (S)

Clasificación Marco de las Naciones Unidas para los Recursos

Actualización de 2019

Series:
Serie CEPE Energia
31 Oct 2020
Esta versión actualizada de la CMNU pretende atender a las necesidades de diversos sectores y aplicaciones de los recursos naturales, así como ajustar plenamente la Clasificación a la gestión sostenible de los recursos que preconiza la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible. Los principales ca...
UN FRAMEWORK CLASS FOSSIL 2019 (F)

Classification-cadre des Nations Unies pour les ressources

Version actualisée en 2019

Series:
Série CEE sur l'Energie
31 Oct 2020
La présente version actualisée de la CCNU a pour but de répondre aux besoins des différents secteurs et applications dans le domaine des ressources, ainsi que de l’harmoniser pleinement avec la gestion durable des ressources appelée de ses voeux par le Programme de développement durable à l’horiz...
UN FRAMEWORK CLASS FOSSIL 2019

United Nations Framework Classification for Resources

Update 2019

Series:
ECE Energy Series
30 Mar 2020
The United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) is a global classification and management system applicable to mineral, petroleum, nuclear fuel, renewable energy and anthropogenic resources, as well as injection projects for geological storage. Since the adoption of the Sustainab...
TOWARD SUSTAIN RENEW ENERGY INVEST

Towards Sustainable Renewable Energy Investment and Deployment

Trade-offs and Opportunities With Water Resources and the Environment

Series:
ECE Energy Series
1 Jul 2021
This toolkit for renewable energy policy-makers and investors builds on the work already done by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) towards sustainably increasing renewable energy investments and improving cross-sectoral planning in decision-making processes. The Renewable En...
HARD TALKS ECE COUNT INCREA RENEWA

Hard Talks in ECE Countries on How to Increase Renewable Energy Uptake

Series:
ECE Energy Series
19 Jan 2021
This publication presents an overview of a series of "Hard Talks" held in Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Serbia and Ukraine in 2016-2019, organized by UNECE. They promoted demand-driven debates held in each country on what is needed to change for the private sector to in...
HOW NATURAL GAS SUPPO RENEW ENGERY

How Natural Gas can Support the Uptake of Renewable Energy

Series:
ECE Energy Series
17 Apr 2020
There is a strong medium-to-long-term future for gas so long as it wholeheartedly embraces the energy transition and partners with renewables to produce carbon-free products, notably hydrogen, whilst embracing carbon capture and storage (CCS). Gas has several key advantages. It is highly flexible...
PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY (F)

Moyens de promouvoir l’énergie durable

Accélérer la transition dans la région de la Commission économique pour l’Europe

Series:
Série CEE sur l'Energie
29 Dec 2020
L'énergie sous-tend le développement des économies et la plupart des buts et objectifs de l'Agenda 2030 pour le développement durable (Agenda 2030). Le secteur de l'énergie joue un rôle essentiel dans la recherche de solutions pour le développement durable et l'atténuation des changements climati...
PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY (R)

Pathways to Sustainable Energy (Russian language)

Accelerating Energy Transition in the UNECE Region

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
3 Nov 2020
Energy underpins the development of economies and most of the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda. The energy sector plays a critical role in finding solutions for both sustainable development and climate change mitigation. Since the universal agreement on the seventeen Sustainable Development G...