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The year 2022 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), which was adopted in Helsinki in 1992. Over the past three decades the Water Convention has served as a mechanism to strengthen international cooperation and implement national measures for the sustainable management and protection of
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The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA), adopted at the Second World Assembly on Ageing in April 2002, set a comprehensive and bold agenda for ageing-related policies in the 21st century. With the UNECE Regional Implementation Strategy for MIPAA adopted in Berlin the same year, countries drew a roadmap for creating a society for all ages in the region. This report, issued to
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The UNECE Regional Action Plan aims at supporting a simultaneous treatment of the complex challenges to achieving sustainable housing and urban development in the UNECE region in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and housing emergencies. It provides clear and concise principles, policies, goals, targets and actions geared toward creating synergies between interventions at the local
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Despite a plethora of tools and trainings available for practitioners and policymakers in the realm of forest landscape restoration (FLR), there is a lack of guidance on creating a favourable enabling policy environment for successful and sustainable FLR interventions. The National Policy Guiding Principles (NPGP) outlined in this document have been developed to support such policy development.
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The Policy Brief contains insights on the progress of the ECE region on key indicators for Sustainable Development Goal 7, highlights other developments for the energy sector in the region, and provides recommendations on actions to help achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement.
- Français
More than 60 per cent of the world’s freshwater flow is shared between two or more riparian states. The sustainable and cooperative management of these transboundary water resources is crucial for access to water, sustainable development as well as regional stability and peace. However, many countries and basins struggle to identify and mobilize the needed funding for transboundary water
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These guidelines were developed as part of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. These guidelines provide practical recommendations for city governments on how to develop investment-grade projects in support of sustainable smart urban development. The Guidelines explain what a sustainable smart city project is and provide an overview of traditional and innovative financing
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Despite a plethora of tools and trainings available for practitioners and policymakers in the realm of forest landscape restoration (FLR), there is a lack of guidance on creating a favourable enabling policy environment for successful and sustainable FLR interventions. The National Policy Guiding Principles (NPGP) outlined in this document have been developed to support such policy development,
- Pусский
Несмотря на множество инструментов и тренингов, доступных для практиков и политиков в области восстановления лесных ландшафтов (BЛЛ), руководство для создания благоприятной политической среды для успешных и устойчивых мероприятий по BЛЛ отсутствует. Руководящие принципы национальной политики (PПНП), изложенные в данном документе, были разработаны для поддержки создания такой политики, с особым
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The world’s prevalent economic model, based on a ‘take-make-use-dispose’ approach, cannot maintain and raise human standards of living without causing environmental degradation and incurring economic risks. Decoupling economic activity from the increasing demand for natural resources could be done through circular, bio-based economy approaches leading to a regenerative growth model, allowing
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The report provides an overview of the general trade and regulatory context of Georgia and an analysis of the key economic figures of the pharmaceutical sector, such as industry composition and dynamics, and exports. It gives an overview of the country’s transport networks and presents key facts of the sector and identifies possible bottlenecks in and proposes solutions for the trade-related
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The WPLA, in cooperation with the Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom (ODI); and Global Land Alliance, United States (GLA), produced the report “Sustainable Development and Security of Property Rights  in the UNECE Region: An assessment of perceived tenure security for land and housing”. This report uses data on perceived security of property rights for land and housing across the
- Pусский
Рабочая группа активно сотрудничает с Институтом зарубежного развития (ODI, Великобритания) и Глобальным альянсом по вопросам землепользования (GLA, Соединенные Штаты Америки) - организациями, которые занимаются разработкой, публикацией «Индекса имущественных прав» (Prindex) и подготовлением отчета «Устойчивое развитие и уровень защищенности имущественных прав в регионе ЕЭК ООН: Оценка
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This Recovery Action Plan shows that appropriate interventions can simultaneously have health, safety and other socioeconomic benefits. The twin goals of increased pandemic resilience, and the achievement of the SDGs can be advanced simultaneously. Additionally, a country’s disaster preparedness can make all the difference, therefore, greater integration and formalization of the informal
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Social exclusion is measured and defined in a range of ways. While many countries measure some aspects of social exclusion, few surveys or statistical methods are specifically designed for this. This publication presents approaches and practices in measuring social exclusion. The introductory Chapter 1 lays down the motivation behind the work and what is meant by social exclusion
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This document presents the eQuality Certification system processes and business requirements for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables covered by marketing standards. It provides a high level functional description of the main business processes  to be managed by an electronic Conformity Certificate management system for Fresh Fruit and vegetables . This functional system specification can be used as a
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The report presents results of the 2021 United Nations Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation for six participants in United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), namely Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, reviewing the progress of trade facilitation reforms and provides a detailed analysis based on 58
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This paper complements the Progress in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda Report of the Secretary-General (A/76/639–E/2022/10) in reporting implementation progress of the New Urban Agenda by the five UN Regional Commissions (RCs). It reflects the activities arising from paragraph 3 of Economic and Social Council resolution 2017/24, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 71/235. It
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ECE/INF/2022/1
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Food loss and waste is no longer a negligible nuisance, it has become a sizeable and growing problem in the context of a rapidly increasing population with food and energy needs; environmental degradation, climate change, fluctuating prices and production pressures. A simple methodology aimed to systematically measuring the food lost and wasted at several key points of the fresh produce supply