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- English
“The Sustainability Pledge 3-year monitoring report” presents the results of monitoring activities conducted in the context of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)’s Call to Action, the Sustainability Pledge1. The Call to Action was launched in 2021 under the initiative “Enhancing transparency and traceability for more sustainable value chains in the garment and footwear
- Pусский
Дорожно-транспортные происшествия являются серьезной проблемой современного общества: ежегодно в мире погибают почти 1,2 миллиона человек и 50 миллионов получают травмы. По оценкам, дорожно-транспортный травматизм является восьмой основной причиной смерти во всем мире и основной причиной смерти детей и молодых людей в возрасте от 15 до 29 лет, что в значительной степени затрагивает людей,
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The fifth United Nations Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation, jointly conducted by the five United Nations Regional Commissions and UNCTAD, offers an in-depth and comparative analysis of the implementation of 60 trade facilitation measures in over 160 countries worldwide in 2023. Aside from measures in the WTO TFA, the survey covers the implementation of cutting-edge
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The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has been at the forefront of shaping the future of transport through its Roadmap on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). This roadmap, initially adopted in 2012 and recently revised in 2021, lays out a strategic vision for harnessing cutting-edge technologies to significantly improve transportation across the globe. Since 2012, a
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UNECE Policy Brief on Ageing No. 29 A significant portion of older individuals experience mental disorders. Yet, these often go unnoticed and untreated, being overlooked as normal ageing or overshadowed by other health issues. This is especially true for older women, those with lower socio-economic status, and long-term care facility residents. To effectively promote and protect the mental health
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This document outlines a comprehensive framework for conducting stress tests and evaluating the resilience of transportation systems. It is targeted at stakeholders engaged in transportation planning, risk analysis, and decision-making processes. It includes policymakers, transport authorities, engineers, and consultants, providing them with a standardized procedure to conduct stress tests and
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The textile industry has evolved from a production model based on natural fibres and protectionist policies for local industry to a model where synthetic fibres have become pervasive, production has been offshored, and the speed of manufacture and distribution of products has increased rapidly. Most of the fashion industry operates under the fast-fashion model, which involves more collections per
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Industrial accidents can have severe effects on people, the environment and economies, causing fatalities, disease outbreaks, injuries, environmental pollution, biodiversity loss, conflicts, political instability, financial loss and more. National governments and international organizations have developed legal and policy instruments and tools to prevent, prepare for and respond to industrial
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This policy paper reviews the state of play of traceability and transparency approaches in three economic sectors critical to the circular transition in the ECE region: the agrifood, garment and footwear, and minerals sectors. Moreover, it provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities for advancing the circular economy and highlights successful practices from the whole region. Lastly,
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Download this publication in English. This report assesses the main ingredients needed to navigate the transition towards agreed nitrogen sustainability targets. Global nitrogen losses pose a serious threat to environmental sustainability and compromise the ability of the
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La Revue annuelle du marché des produits forestiers 2022-2023 fournit une analyse complète des marchés dans la région de la CEE et examine l’influence sur les marchés des principaux facteurs extrarégionaux. Elle traite des produits forestiers, depuis la forêt jusqu’à l’utilisateur final, et des bois ronds et produits de première transformation aux produits à valeur ajoutée, produits utilisés dans
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Road accidents are a major problem in modern societies: annually almost 1.2 million people are killed and 50 million injured globally. Road traffic injuries are estimated to be the eighth leading cause of death globally, and the leading cause for children and young adults aged between 15 and 29 years, thus heavily implicating people who are entering their most productive years. These losses are
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The Forest Sector Outlook Study 2020-2040 (FSOS) for the UNECE region provides information that supports decision-making by showing the possible medium- and long-term consequences of specific policy choices and structural changes, using scenario analyses whenever possible. The study is the first to cover the entire UNECE region and provides results for the main UNECE subregions of Europe, North
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The frequency and intensity of wildfires, storms and pest outbreaks has been increasing rapidly for several decades, highlighting the vulnerability of the world’s forests and the impact of natural and human threats accelerated and intensified by climate changes. Although disturbance and mortality are inherent to forest ecosystems, and forest disturbance has always been a concern in forest
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This publication provides comparable data on road traffic accidents in Europe, Canada and the United States. Data are organized by the nature of accident, and the number of persons killed or injured, by category or road user, age group and sex. As background data, figures on the number of road vehicles in use and vehicle-kilometers run by road vehicles are also provided along with estimates of
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The Blue Book presents an inventory of existing and envisaged standards and parameters of E waterways and ports in Europe and shows, on an internationally comparable basis, the current inland navigation infrastructure parameters in Europe as compared to the minimum standards and parameters prescribed in the European Agreement on Main Inland Waterways of International Importance (AGN). This fourth
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Le Livre bleu présente un inventaire des normes et paramètres actuels et envisagés des voies navigables et ports E en Europe et montre, sur une base internationale comparable, les paramètres d’infrastructure actuels de la navigation intérieure en Europe par rapport à ceux des normes et paramètres minimaux prescrits dans l’Accord européen sur les grandes voies navigables d’importance
- Pусский
«Синяя книга» содержит перечень существующих и планируемых характеристик и параметров водных путей и портов категории E в Европе и показывает на международно сопоставимой основе текущие параметры инфраструктуры внутренних водных путей в Европе по сравнению с минимальными характеристиками и параметрами, установленными Европейским соглашением о важнейших внутренних водных путях международного
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Most public transport journeys start and end with a walk. In fact, walking can constitute half the time spent on multimodal trips and can be the main element of what people remember afterwards.  
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Almaty has set its sights on becoming one of the leading smart and sustainable cities in the world and, since gaining independence, has made remarkable strides in developing sustainably. Despite favourable economic and demographic conditions, Almaty faces several challenges including air quality and pollutant emissions.  This Smart City Profile of Almaty helps address these challenges. It offers