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- English
Only the cover is available at present, as publication is embargoed until the launch on 5 October 2022. The assessment is the result of a collaboration between the secretariat of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in cooperation with numerous partner organizations and individual experts. The ECE Working
- English
This evaluation report provides a summary of the progress, challenges and achievements of the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) member States from 2017 to 2019 in implementing the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). The report reviews the data collected through national implementation reports submitted by member States at the end of the fourth phase of the Strategy'
- English
This publication provides an overview of good practice programs and initiatives aimed at supporting and empowering youth participation in education for sustainable development (ESD) and in the implementation of the UNECE Strategy for ESD in its member States. It includes best practices, theoretical articles on youth participation and methodologies to support inclusion of youth in ESD and
- 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
- English
The Protocol on Water and Health specifies that in pursuing the aims of providing access to drinking water and the provision of sanitation for all, special consideration should be  paid to ensure equitable access to these services for all members of the population. This policy brief aims to support the efforts of countries in the pan-European region in the progressive realization of the human
- English
Natural Hazards Triggering Technological Disasters (Natech) are becoming a growing concern for the international community and both private and public stakeholders. As climate change persists, extreme weather events such as heavy rains, lightening, floods and heatwaves are projected to be increasingly frequent and destructive, jeopardizing communities, livelihoods and industries. Accidents at
- English
The calendar covers selected findings on greening the economy and financing environmental protection from 16 environmental performance reviews (EPRs) conducted in the period 2012–2021, and additional updated information provided by countries. By disseminating the results of the EPRs in the form of a calendar for the upcoming year, UNECE aims to draw attention to the findings of the reviews and
- English
The UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health is an international legally binding agreement for countries in the pan-European region. Its objective is to protect human health and well-being through sustainable water management and by preventing and controlling water-related diseases. This publication provides an introduction to the Protocol on Water and Health, presenting its core provisions
- Pусский
Протокол ЕЭК ООН-ВОЗ/Европа по проблемам воды и здоровья является юридически обязательным международным соглашением для стран общеевропейского региона. Его цель — обеспечение охраны здоровья и благополучия человека за счет устойчивого управления водными ресурсами, а также посредством предотвращения и ограничения степени распространения заболеваний, связанных с водой. Данная публикация
- English
Which users may use the water of a lake, river or other source? For what purposes, in what quantity and of what quality? Where and when? These are the questions answered by ‘water allocation’ which is the process and/or outcome of determining how different stakeholders use water. With growing water scarcity around the globe, determining such water use presents a major challenge – and even more so
- Español
El Convenio sobre la Protección y Utilización de los Cursos de Agua Transfronterizos y de los Lagos Internacionales (Convenio del Agua) se adoptó en 1992 y entró en vigor en 1996. Diseñado como un instrumento regional, en 2003 el Convenio del Agua se enmendó para permitir la adhesión de países situados fuera de la región de la CEPE. Desde 2016 todos los Estados miembros de las Naciones Unidas
- English
The present publication contains the third Environmental Performance Review of Romania. The report takes stock of progress made in the governance and management of the environment since the second review in 2012, assesses the implementation of the recommendations of that EPR and makes new recommendations for the country to implement. In addition, the Third EPR looks into developments related to
- English
Issues and challenges regarding gender and transport have been discussed and researched for decades. Despite this, there has only been gradual progress regarding safety, ease of access, participation in decision making processes and several other issues regarding gender and transport. Additionally, the transport and mobility sector is a male dominated field and there is a lack of women
- English
More often than not, transboundary waters can be better governed via an agreement or other arrangement which typically applies to both, surface and groundwaters. Just how can countries and other stakeholders of a shared water basin work towards an effective, adaptable and sustainable agreement? What do they need to consider in the design and drafting phase of such an agreement? Once in place, how
- English
The updated Recommendations on the more effective use of electronic information tools (ECE/MP.PP/2021/2/Add.2) were prepared through an open and participatory consultation process
- Pусский
More often than not, transboundary waters can be better governed via an agreement or other arrangement which typically applies to both, surface and groundwaters. Just how can countries and other stakeholders of a shared water basin work towards an effective, adaptable and sustainable agreement? What do they need to consider in the design and drafting phase of such an agreement? Once in place, how