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ECE/DP/82Overview of the State of Forests and Forest Management in Kyrgyzstan derives from the project on the state of forests in the Caucasus and Central Asia and presents the forest resources and the forest sector of Kyrgyzstan, including trends in, and pressures on forests. The overview describes policies and institutions of forest sector in Kyrgyzstan and major challenges the sector faces
ECE/DP/83Overview of the State of Forests and Forest Management in Tajikistan derives from the project on the state of forests in the Caucasus and Central Asia and presents the forest resources and the forest sector of Tajikistan, including trends in, and pressures on forests. The overview describes policies and institutions of forest sector in Tajikistan and major challenges the sector faces
ECE/DP/84Overview of the State of Forests and Forest Management in Turkmenistan derives from the project on the state of forests in the Caucasus and Central Asia and presents the forest resources and the forest sector of Turkmenistan, including trends in, and pressures on forests. The overview describes policies and institutions of forest sector in Turkmenistan and major challenges the sector
ECE/DP/85Overview of the State of Forests and Forest Management in Uzbekistan derives from the project on the state of forests in the Caucasus and Central Asia and presents the forest resources and the forest sector of Uzbekistan, including trends in, and pressures on forests. The overview describes policies and institutions of forest sector in Uzbekistan and major challenges the sector faces
ECE/DP/78Overview of the State of Forests and Forest Management in Armenia derives from the project on the state of forests in the Caucasus and Central Asia and presents the forest resources and the forest sector of Armenia, including trends in, and pressures on forests. The overview describes policies and institutions of forest sector in Armenia and major challenges the sector faces as well
ECE/DP/79Overview of the State of Forests and Forest Management in Azerbaijan derives from the project on the state of forests in the Caucasus and Central Asia and presents the forest resources and the forest sector of Azerbaijan, including trends in, and pressures on forests. The overview describes policies and institutions of forest sector in Azerbaijan and major challenges the sector faces
This study, commissioned by the Steering Committee of the Transport, Health and Environment PanEuropean Programme (THE PEP) through its Partnership on Jobs in Green and Healthy Transport, examines the economy-wide employment implications of an accelerated shift towards
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
The April 2020 marks the second anniversary of the launch of the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF). The Fund is now financing 15 projects in 20 low- and middle-income countries to substantially reduce death and injuries from road crashes and to reduce economic losses resulting from these crashes.  
There is an increasing recognition that energy-related objectives can be achieved more effectively through integrated and consultative planning, in synergy with environmental and other sectoral objectives, notably those of the water and agricultural sectors. A series of intersectoral “nexus” assessments  under the Convention on the Protection and Use of
As part of the ongoing work on THE PEP a Study on good practices in Mobility Management has been published.Drawing on concrete experiences from across the Pan-European region, the guide, developed under the Transport Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP), provides practical policy considerations enriched by a total of 22 good practices from 17 countries that set out the
Promoting Energy Efficiency Standards and Technologies to Enhance Energy Efficiency in BuildingsECE Energy Series No. 60Geneva, 2020Buildings today are responsible for approximately one third of total final energy consumption and account for almost 40 percent of carbon dioxide emissions. Advanced technical solutions
ECE/TRANS/290, Sales No. E.20.VIII.2, ISBN 978-92-1-117241-6, Price: US$ 35, Languages: E, F, R The Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for such Carriage (ATP) was done at Geneva on 1 September 1970 and entered into force on 21 November 1976. The objectives of the ATP are to facilitate international transport of perishable
This publication builds  on the outcomes  of  projects implemented  in  the  period 2017-2019 by two Divisions of UNECE - Sustainable  Energy  Division and  Forests,  Land  and  Housing  Division , and also  takes  stock  of the results  of  activities undertaken  by the UNECE Joint  Task  Force  on  Energy Efficiency Standards in Buildings.A more detailed description of the publication is
Many countries and regions are facing two increasingly stark trends: rapid urbanization and a growing number of natural disasters caused by climate change-related hazards. Combined, they substantially increase the risk to which many people are exposed. The increasing number and magnitude of disasters and their impacts on people, the economy and the environment have led to the adoption of global
Forest products conversion factors provides ratios of raw material input to the output of wood-based forest products for 37 countries of the world. Analysts, policymakers, forest practitioners and forest-based manufacturers often have a need for this information for understanding the drivers of efficiency, feasibility and economics of the sector. In addition, conversion factors are often
This study examines forest ownership in the UNECE region. Based on data on 35 countries, and the first to include all forest ownership categories, this study investigates the changing nature and patterns of forest ownership, the ways in which governance and social structures influence forest owners and users, as well as forest management. Within the limits of data availability and
This report reviews the situation and trends in progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the lens of 49 selected indicators under each of the 17 SDGs. Indicators were selected based on their relevance to the UNECE region and availability of data. For the most part, the report relies on the data available in the United Nations Global SDG Database as of 20 December 2019. 
Statistics on social and demographic topics are usually produced from surveys of private households. People living in institutions are often excluded because it can be complicated and expensive to identify and sample the institutions and their residents.But populations across the UNECE region and throughout the world are growing older, and for many countries this means that the population of
The Contracting Parties to the TIR Convention launched in 2003 the so-called “eTIR Project”, aimed at providing an exchange platform for all actors (Customs authorities, holders and guarantee chains) involved in the TIR system, known as the “eTIR international system” (Customs to Customs).The eTIR international system aims to ensure the secure exchange of data between national Customs systems