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This UN-Energy Policy Brief was prepared in support of the SDG7 review at the High-level Political Forum 2023 in line with the UN-Energy Plan of Action Towards 2025. The Plan outlines UN-Energy’s contributions towards the implementation of the Global Action Plan for Accelerated SDG 7 Action presented by the UN Secretary-General as an outcome of the UN High-level Dialogue on Energy in 2021. The
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The United Nations’ 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo set a bold new vision of the relationships between population, development and individual rights and well-being. It recognized that population was not about numbers, but about people, and that individual dignity and human rights are the basis for individual well-being and sustainable development. Ahead
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Hydrogen is an energy carrier that can decarbonize economies and promote sustainable economic growth and system resilience. Although many low-emission hydrogen projects have been announced over the past two years, a mere 4% of them have reached a final investment decision. This indicates that achieving the scale and pace of hydrogen deployment requires more decisive actions from policymakers and
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Social cohesion, broadly speaking, is the ‘glue’ that binds society together. Societies with higher levels of social cohesion are healthier, more resilient to external shocks, and experience greater economic growth. An understanding of social cohesion helps us make sense of a wide range of topics including globalization, ethnic and group fragmentation, inequalities and barriers to social mobility
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This publication is the statistical supplement to the 81st session of the Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry about the current and next year's forest products markets. The tables in the publication show detailed forest products production and trade forecasts by country for 2023 and 2024. The tables are generated based on submissions by more than 20 member States from Europe, North
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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
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This publication contains the results of a survey on improving housing affordability in the UNECE region, conducted in 2020. The UNECE Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management (CUDHLM) organized this survey to explore the views of UNECE member States on key challenges, policies and needs in relation to housing affordability. The aim was to inform the UNECE secretariat how it
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This publication is a guidance document for establishing Geneva UN Charter Centres of Excellence to implement the Geneva UN Charter on Sustainable Housing. It provides guidelines for the mode of work of the Centres and the organization of communication between the Centres, the Housing and Land Management secretariat and the Committee.  
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This publication contains a background note for the thematic workshop on promoting circularity in rebuilding Ukrainian cities, organized on 25 November 2022. The first part covers key challenges faced by cities in Ukraine, as well as key national legal acts and regulations relevant to circularity, key organizations and data, and key national and local programmes in place before and during the war
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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
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This Summary Handbook on Water Allocation in a Transboundary Context (Summary Handbook) contains the key information from the Handbook on Water Allocation in a Transboundary Context (Handbook) adopted by the 9th Meeting of the Parties (MOP9) to the Water Convention in 2021, covering the global practice of transboundary water allocation. It seeks to be a shorter and targeted practical resource for
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When properly structured and implemented, Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) can fulfil a range of valuable purposes and objectives for the benefit of society and the common good. They can advance the efficient and cost-effective development, provision and operation of public infrastructure and public services, by harnessing the skills, resources, know-how and/or finance of the private sector
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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
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The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2022-2023 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences beyond the region. It covers products from the forest to the end user and from roundwood and primary processed products to value-added, housing and wood energy. Statistics-based chapters analyse the markets, sawn hardwood and wood-based
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La elaboración de arreglos transfronterizos y el establecimiento de órganos conjuntos es una obligación clave para las Partes ribereñas del Convenio sobre la Protección y Utilización de los Cursos de Agua Transfronterizos y de los Lagos Internacionales (“Convenio del Agua de 1992”). Sin embargo, la presentación de informes sobre el Convenio del Agua de 1992 y sobre el indicador 6.5.2 de los ODS,
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Los recursos hídricos y los ecosistemas sustentan el desarrollo socioeconómico en la energía y la agricultura, así como en la industria, el turismo, la navegación y otros sectores. Sin embargo, estos desarrollos también ejercen una presión significativa sobre el medio ambiente, con impactos sobre la disponibilidad y la calidad del agua. Abordar los problemas relacionados con el agua y el medio
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In the age of the information deluge, National Statistical Offices (NSOs) and International Statistical Organizations serve as vital sources of independent, reliable, and trusted Official Statistics. Amidst the proliferation of alternative data sources and global misinformation, these organizations need to highlight their contributions and the distinctive qualities that establish Official
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The UNECE region is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, responsible for 34% of the world’s CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion. The people of the region are increasingly feeling the impacts of climate change - from wildfires to flooding, heatwaves and drought.  Through its norms, standards, conventions and policy assistance, UNECE provides practical tools to support countries in