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This publication is the second profile on smart sustainable cities in the UNECE region, after Goris, Armenia. The study analyses the city of Voznesensk by using the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart Sustainable Cities and support the municipality in setting priorities for action.English
The Road Map for Belarus is the fourth in the Road Map for Mainstreaming Ageing series. It is the result of a close collaboration between UNECE and the Governement of Belarus and a comprehensive participatory process that took place in the country
Parties, beneficiary countries of the Assistance and Cooperation Programme and other countries wishing to implement the UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents sometimes face challenges in the interpretation of its provisions. Shedding light on the basic requirements of the Convention, this Guide offers a practical explanation of what compliance with this legal
These safety guidelines and good practices have been developed to support governments, competent authorities and operators in minimizing the risk of fire and safely retaining firefighting water. They are intended to enhance existing practices and promote harmonized safety standards for firefighting water management and retention, in order to prevent accidental pollution of soil and water,
ECE Energy Series 58: Application of UNFC Case Studies 2019 (ECE ENERGY SERIES No. 58) (2019)This publication provides a series of case studies on various resource projects, including niobium, oil & gas, rare earth elements, thorium and uranium, from different countries. The case studies serve to
ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.7 Sales No. E.20.VIII.1 ISBN 978-92-1-130394-0 eISBN 978-92-1-004503-2 Languages: E, F, (A, C, R, S forthcoming)How to order this publication? This publication is also available online for free (download). The "Manual of Tests and Criteria" contains criteria, test methods and
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
Gender Responsive Standards publication (ECE/TRADE/445) makes the case for mainstreaming gender in the development and implementation of standards. The first chapter places the discussion in the larger perspective of how standards contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030. It reviews the role of
 The Eastern Partnership (EaP) is a joint policy initiative that aims to deepen and strengthen relations between the European Union (EU), its Member States and the post-Soviet nations of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. This policy initiative was meant to complement and strengthen the Eastern dimension of the European Neighbourhood Policy. To introduce some level of
This Glossary (ECE/TRADE/377/Rev.2) represents an English-Russian-Chinese dictionary of terms that are widely used in trade facilitation. This is the third, revised and completed edition including new terms in trade facilitation and electronic business. For the first time it incorporates a Chinese version of the terms, thus
Effective and efficient housing management is important to support the implementation of key UN agreements, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the New Urban Agenda and the Geneva UN Charter on Sustainable Housing.The study “Guidelines on the Management and Ownership of Condominium Housing” developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) and the Real
Public procurement alone represents 15-20% of the global GDP, while procurement commitments under the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Public Procurement (GPA) have been estimated at around EUR 1.3 trillion. This is enormous purchasing power that can drive investment and innovation towards more sustainable production and consumption patterns, to address for instance, challenges linked
Streamlining border crossing and helping traders to access international markets can provide significant stimulus to national economies and directly supports the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17, specifically on promoting a universal, rules-based, open, non-discriminatory and equitable trading system in target 17.10. One of the key smart connectivity solutions a
The Protocol on Water and Health aims at achieving an adequate supply of safe drinking water and sanitation for everyone and effectively protecting water resources in the pan-European region. In pursuing such aims, it gives special consideration to ensure equitable access to water and sanitation services “for all members of the population, especially those who suffer a disadvantage or social
Leading, composite and sentiment indicators make it possible for official statistics to shed new light on aspects of the economy and the society, for instance through compilation of leading indicators on the economic development or composite indicators measuring the well-being of households.This publication gives guidance to statistical offices that produce or consider producing leading,
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2018-2019 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end-user: from roundwood and primary processed products to value-added and housing. Statistics-based chapters analyse the markets for wood raw materials,
he present publication contains the third Environmental Performance Review of North Macedonia. The report examines the progress made by the country in the management of its environment since it was reviewed for the second time in 2011 and assesses the implementation of the recommendations made in the second review. The third review covers legal and policy frameworks, greening the economy,
The present publication contains the Revised Guidelines on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context for Central Asian Countries, which have been developed as a tool for the consistent practical implementation of transboundary environmental impact assessment procedures and to assist the Governments of Central Asian countries in developing their national legislation in accordance
These recommendations have been developed in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the requirement to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment. They are addressed to governments and international organisations concerned with the regulation of the transport of dangerous goods. The
This brochure presents the Resolution on the Deployment of Highly and Fully Automated Vehicles in Road Traffic adopted by the Global Forum for Road Traffic Safety (WP.1) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe on 20 September 2018.Download here