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- English
This publication "River Information Services in the region of the Economic Commission for Europe" gives an overview of the concept of River information Services (RIS) on European inland waterways, its origins, evolution and the way forward. It highlights the RIS objectives, basic components, functions and the key stakeholders. Focus is made on the international regulatory basis, the ECE strategic
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The revised fourth edition of the Blue Book continues to provide precise information about the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) as serviced by the ECE Sustainable Transport  Division: on its history, its administrative and legal framework as a guide for users, and on the three Agreements. WP.29 administers the three major international United Nations
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The Inland Transport Committee (ITC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was formally established in July 1947. For 75 years, ITC has provided a platform for intergovernmental cooperation to facilitate and develop international transport while simultaneously improving its safety and environmental performance. The main results of this critical work are reflected in the 59
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The Framework on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (FDAV), developed at the intergovernmental level, forms a novel initiative aimed at harmonizing globally automated driving regulations and creating a more productive environment for innovation. Since the establishment of GRVA, the Working Party has created a global scheme to develop requirements and guidelines for automated and
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From this page it is possible to view and download the text of the annexed regulations to the ADN as applicable from 1 January 2021 (ADN 2021) in PDF format. The electronic version of the publication is made available for information purposes only. To comply with the requirements of ADN, refer to the official UN official publication on paper.
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These recommendations have been developed in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the requirement to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment. They are addressed to governments and international organisations concerned with the regulation of the transport of dangerous goods. The
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The electronic version of GHS Rev.9, available for free for consultation purposes is available here. Printed versions and electronic editable versions are available for sale at the United Nations Publications section at:
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The Inland Transport Committee (ITC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe provided countries with the ITC Recommendations for Enhancing National Road Safety Systems (“ITC Recommendations”), adopted at its eighty-second session (ECE/TRANS/2020/9). These recommendations give a comprehensive picture of national road safety systems that includes all key elements at the national level
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The Strategy pronounces the ITC’s Vision as a UN platform for inland transport to help efficiently address global and regional needs in inland transport. The platform provides a comprehensive regulatory framework for inland transport, comparable to the role of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). It sets the mission for ITC to
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This brochure focuses on the automotive sector developments and governmental responses, as well as provides insights on the activities’ development performed by intergovernmental bodies of UNECE to enable assisted and automated driving as of September 2021. It further includes a short section aimed at providing clarity about various myths.  
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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 European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI) contains the core rules applicable to the traffic on inland waterways in the UNECE region such as marks and draught scales on vessels, visual signals on vessels, sound signals and radiotelephony, waterway signs and markings, rules of the road, berthing rules, signalling and reporting requirements as well as prevention of pollution of water and
- Français
Le Code européen des voies de navigation intérieure (CEVNI) contient les règles fondamentales applicables au trafic sur les voies navigables dans la région de la CEE-ONU, telles que les marques et les échelles de tirant d’eau des bateaux, la signalisation visuelle des bateaux, la signalisation sonore et la radiotéléphonie, la signalisation et le balisage des voies navigables, les règles de route
- Pусский
Европейские правила судоходства по внутренним водным путям (ЕПСВВП) содержат основные правила, применимые к движению транспорта по внутренним водным путям в регионе ЕЭК ООН, такие, как марки и шкалы осадки судов, судовая визуальная сигнализация, звуковая сигнализация и радиотелефонная связь, сигнальные знаки и судоходная обстановка водного пути, правила плавания, правила стоянки, требования о
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UNRSF is playing a catalytic role in transforming investments for road safety and changing world views to understand how road safety transcends many other SDGs. In West Africa, 15 countries received support which ultimately resulted in the celebrated adoption of a single environmental used car standard with embedded important road safety requirements. In Brazil, the road traffic rule enforcement
- Pусский
Эта брошюра по Конвенции, имеющей преимущественную силу в вопросах выдачи/использования национальных водительских удостоверений (НВУ) и международных водительских удостоверений (МВУ) была одобрена WP.1 на своей восемьдесят второй сессии в марте 2021 года.
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The information contained in this brochure on a Charter of Road Traffic Victims’ Rights which is the joint initiative of the WP.1 secretariat, the Institute for European Traffic Law and the Council of Bureaux was welcomed and supported by WP.1 at its eighty-second session in March 2021.
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This brochure on the Prevailing Convention for the issue/use of Domestic Driving Permits (DDPs) and International Driving Permits (IDPs) was endorsed by WP.1 at its eighty-second session in March 2021.
- Français
Cette brochure sur la Convention en vigueur pour la délivrance/utilisation des permis de conduire nationaux (DDP) et internationaux (IDP) a été approuvée par le WP.1 lors de sa quatre-vingt-deuxième session en mars 2021.
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The rapid development of high-speed rail (HSR) networks has been observed worldwide in recent years. The experience of states operating these systems demonstrates that they are setting new standards of quality and contributing to the renaissance of railway as a mode of transport. The development of an HSR network in the TER region would significantly improve the competitiveness of rail,