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The ‎UN World Food Systems Summit (FSS) 2021 marks a ‎‎‎‎milestone to promote actions that aim at overcoming challenges and delivering healthier, more ‎‎‎‎sustainable, and inclusive food systems and to deliver progress globally across all the Sustainable Development ‎‎‎Goals (SDGs). In that respect this report was prepared to provide harmonized pathways and game changers to overcome common and
This study summarizes the key findings of the ninth study, which focuses on Serbia. It was carried out pursuant to the Government’s request to support ongoing efforts to increase the trade sector’s contribution to development and the implementation of the 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs). The study was prepared by the UNECE secretariat in close consultation with public and private-sector
Inshell Walnuts Poster The UNECE standard applies to inshell walnuts* free from outer husks, of varieties (cultivars) grown from Juglans regia L., intended for direct consumption or for food when intended to be mixed with other products for direct consumption without further processing. It does not apply to inshell walnuts that are processed by salting, sugaring, flavouring, roasting or for
Since 2010, the UNECE has been undertaking demand-driven national studies of regulatory and procedural barriers to trade, with a view to: helping countries achieve greater regional and global economic integration; informing donors as to where assistance might be required; and, supporting policy discussions within the Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards (previously, the
Since 2010, the ECE has been undertaking demand-driven national studies of regulatory and procedural barriers to trade, with a view to: helping countries achieve greater regional and global economic integration; informing donors as to where assistance might be required; and supporting policy discussions within the Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards (previously, the Committee on
The Explanatory Brochure on the Standard for Sweet Peppers has been developed to harmonize the interpretation of the Standard, thereby facilitating international as well as national trade. It addresses producers and traders, as well as inspection authorities. It corresponds to the latest edition of the UNECE Standard for Sweet Peppers (FFV-28), which was officially adopted in November 2009. In
A small landlocked country, the Republic of Moldova remains one of the poorest countries in South East Europe, with the economy showing continued dependence on low value-added manufacturing and agriculture along with remittances from workers abroad for income generation. The country is yet to reap the benefits of the intensive reform efforts, which have been
An upper-middle income country, Albania is in the process of implementing an all-encompassing reform effort to foster national competitiveness and achieve greater integration into global value chains.Driving these reforms is the imperative for fulfilling the requirements of the European Union (EU) Acquis Communautaire, which gained new life in 2014 when Albania
Since 2010 the UNECE has been undertaking studies of regulatory and procedural barriers to trade in selected UNECE member countries with economies in transition, with a view to: assisting countries in their efforts to achieve greater regional and global economic integration; informing donors as to where assistance might be required; and, strengthening policy
The continuous reductions in tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade and the rise of global supply chains have further increased the importance of trade as an engine of growth, creating new opportunities for investments, job creation and human development. However, for several countries, capitalising on these opportunities is
Assessing regulatory and procedural measures in trade: An Evaluation Methodology (ECE/TRADE/409) ......The Committee on Trade (CT) is a multilateral platform that brings representatives of governments from the 56 member States of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) together with civil society organizations
The Executive Committee (EXCOM) of the UNECE recommended at its thirty-fourth session in February 2010 that the Committee on Trade carry out three trade needs assessment studies in selected UNECE member countries and/or sub-regional groupings with economies in transition. These studies focus on procedural and regulatory barriers to trade in goods, with an eye to on-going development efforts in
Regulatory and Procedural Barriers to Trade in Belarus Needs Assessment (ECE/TRADE/403)This study presents the findings of the first UNECE trade-needs-assessment study, which was carried out in the Republic of Belarus in 2010 and 2011. It was prepared by the UNECE Trade and