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- English
This publication (ECE/TRADE/475) provides the following information on each recommendation: Brief description Equivalent ISO standard number (where appropriate) Current status, indicating whether the recommendation is under development, approved or under revision Dates and publication numbers of documents containing the first approved and last revised versions of the recommendation Indication and
- English
Digital tools can play an important role in accelerating the shift to a circular economy. Digital tools can increase transparency along value chains and provide information, which in turn can help to extend the lifecycle of products. Digital Product Passports (DPPs), for example, can inform consumers and businesses about products, materials, the conditions under which they are produced and their
- Pусский
Цель данной рекомендации состоит в том, чтобы довести до сведения правительств, насколько важным является активное участие частного сектора в работе национальных органов по упрощению процедур торговли (НОУТ) в целях повышения их значимости, легитимности и эффективности. В Рекомендации Европейской экономической комиссии Организации Объединенных Наций (ЕЭК) № 4, первоначально утвержденной в 1975
- English
The purpose of this recommendation 48 (ECE/TRADE/479) is to communicate to governments how important the active engagement of the private sector is in national trade facilitation bodies (NTFBs) for strengthening their relevance, legitimacy and performance. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Recommendation No. 4, originally approved in 1975 and revised in 2015, stressed that
- Français
 L’objet de la présente recommandation est de sensibiliser les pouvoirs publics à la nécessité de faire participer activement le secteur privé aux travaux des organismes nationaux de facilitation du commerce (ONFC) afin de rendre ces derniers plus pertinents, plus légitimes et plus performants. Dans la Recommandation no 4 de la Commission économique pour l’Europe (CEE), initialement approuvée en
- English
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Recommendation No. 2 was originally approved at the same time as ECE Recommendation No. 1: United Nations Layout Key for Trade Documents to underline the importance of unambiguous definition of the information in documents and to recommend the use of code lists to the extent possible. It was later integrated into the United Nations Layout Key
- Français
La Recommandation no 2 de la Commission économique pour l’Europe (CEE) a été initialement approuvée en même temps que la Recommandation no 1 intitulée « Formule-cadre des Nations Unies pour les documents commerciaux » afin de souligner qu’il importait d’arrêter une définition univoque des informations figurant dans les documents et de recommander l’utilisation de listes de codes dans la mesure du
- Pусский
Рекомендация № 2 Европейской экономической комиссии (ЕЭК) Организации Объединенных Наций была первоначально утверждена одновременно с Рекомендацией № 1 ЕЭК «Формуляр-образец Организации Объединенных Наций для внешнеторговых документов», чтобы подчеркнуть важность четкого определения используемой в документах информации и рекомендовать применение перечней кодов, когда это возможно. Позднее она
- English
This study (ECE/TRADE/477) provides information regarding the current state of play of the trade facilitation framework and the remaining outstanding Category C commitments, including the current standing with respect to the implementation status of specific measures, further capacity needs, and recommendations for the way forward. It also specifies which recommendations refer to mandatory
- English
Quality infrastructure is the unsung hero of trade; it is essential for market access whilst promoting essential regulatory objectives such as safety, quality and sustainability in industrial goods. But it is not well known by the general public. This publication provides a baseline understanding of the different elements of quality infrastructure and some insight as to how this affects trade
- English
This policy paper explores the various intuitional arrangements for transitions to a circular economy in UNECE region and shapes out policy options for successful transition and establishment of sustainable connections among stakeholders. 
- English
The short publication Why Gender-Responsive Standards are Better for Everyone offers an explanation and rationale of gender-responsive standards for the new comer. It provides a general overview of the intrinsic nature of standards and how these might affect women and men differently. The publication underlines that gender-responsive standards improve the desired outcome. Standards seek by nature
- English
The Economic Cooperation and Trade Division (ECTD) assists UNECE’s 56 member States to better integrate into the world economy and to harness trade, innovation and infrastructure financing and investment for the sustainable development of the UNECE region. ECTD’s normative tools cover many diverse areas, ranging from trade facilitation and agricultural quality standards to ESG traceability of
- English
The UNECE Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies (WP. 6) has worked in close cooperation with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEx) to develop a model for legislation in the sector of equipment used in environments with an explosive
- English
Currently over a third of all food produced is lost or wasted along supply chains and at consumer levels, with considerable impacts on both the availability of food and the environmental sustainability of food systems. The challenge is particularly pronounced for fresh fruit and vegetables, which are frequently traded over large distances, involving several actors. Their perishable nature means
- Français
À l’heure actuelle, plus d’un tiers de la nourriture produite est perdue ou gaspillée le long des chaînes d’approvisionnement et au niveau des consommateurs, ce qui a des répercussions considérables sur la disponibilité de la nourriture et sur la durabilité environnementale des systèmes alimentaires. Le défi est de taille, surtout pour les fruits et légumes frais, dont le commerce s’effectue
- Pусский
В настоящее время более трети всего производимого продовольствия теряется или превращается в отходы по цепочкам поставок и на уровне потребителей, что оказывает значительное влияние как на доступность продовольствия, так и на экологическую устойчивость продовольственных систем. Особенно остро эта проблема стоит в отношении свежих овощей и фруктов, торговля которыми часто осуществляется на большие
- English
Este glosario multilingüe (inglés, francés, ruso y español) ofrece una lista exhaustiva de términos utilizados en la práctica legislativa relacionada con la vigilancia del mercado. Las políticas de vigilancia del mercado tienen un fuerte impacto en la competitividad de las empresas, el comercio internacional y el desarrollo económico. Para construir un sistema eficaz de vigilancia del mercado es
- English
Ce glossaire multilingue (anglais, français, russe et espagnol) fournit une liste complète des termes utilisés dans la pratique législative liée à la surveillance du marché. Les politiques de surveillance du marché ont un fort impact sur la compétitivité des entreprises, le commerce international et le développement économique. La mise en place d'un système efficace de surveillance du marché