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Following the annual Market Discussions of the Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (former Timber Committee), the Committee issues a statement which includes: overview of the forest products sector, developments in specific forest product market sectors, sawn softwood and sawn hardwood, wood-based panels, wood raw materials including wood energy, pulp and paper, certified forest
On the Way to Clean Air EnglishRussian
The Joint Expert Group was established in 1998 to work on issues related to the prevention of accidental water pollution, in the context of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) and the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents (Industrial Accidents Convention), both serviced by UNECE. These
This postcard provides a brief summary of the UNECE Safety Guidelines and Good Practices for the Management and Retention of Firefighting Water which have been developed by the Joint Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents in cooperation with experts on firefighting water retention and UNECE. The Guidelines aim to support governments, competent authorities and operators by enhancing
This postcard provides a brief summary of the UNECE Safety Guidelines and Good Practices for Oil Terminals which have been developed by the Joint Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents in cooperation with experts on oil terminals safety and UNECE. The Guidelines provide a set of principles, recommendations and technical recommendations (including for design, planning, procurement,
This postcard provides a brief summary of the UNECE Safety Guidelines and Good Practices for Pipelines which have been developed by the Joint Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents in cooperation with experts on pipelines safety and UNECE. The Guidelines contain key principles and recommendations for the safe transport of hazardous substances by pipelines. They include specific
This postcard provides a brief summary of the UNECE Safety Guidelines and Good Practices for Tailings Management Facilities which have been developed by the Joint Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents in cooperation with experts on tailings safety and UNECE. The Guidelines provide a set of principles, technical recommendations and good practices that can assist governments and
This publication is a mid-term review of actions that have been implemented and are in line with the Rovaniemi Action Plan (RAP). Stakeholders of the RAP provided input and the Joint Section also reviewed its own activities. This study also contains a general review of actions reported during 2017 and 2018, as well as information gathered through the previous voluntary updates on the status of
This publication is an update to the 2010 Policy Framework for Sustainable Real Estate Markets, that was also published by the UNECE Real Estate Market Advisory Group. This update reflects the emergence of key international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; the Geneva UN Charter on Sustainable Housing; the New Urban Agenda; the Paris Agreement, and the Basel III
The UNECE Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment has been engaged in efforts to make environmental monitoring an effective instrument in policymaking and, in particular, to assist countries of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. UNECE member States, with the support of the secretariat, have made significant progress in establishing the Shared
Protecting the Air We Breathe: 40 years of cooperation under the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air PollutionEnglishRussian
The Joint Expert Group was established in 1998 to work on issues related to the prevention of accidental water pollution, in the context of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) and the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents (Industrial Accidents Convention), both serviced by UNECE. These
This postcard provides a brief summary of the UNECE Safety Guidelines and Good Practices for the Management and Retention of Firefighting Water which have been developed by the Joint Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents in cooperation with experts on firefighting water retention and UNECE. The Guidelines aim to support governments, competent authorities and operators by enhancing
The Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management are intended to assist governments to improve the performance of their housing, urban development and land management sectors and, at the same time, to promote sustainable development.This Country Profile of Belarus, prepared at the request of the Government of the Republic of Belarus, is the twenty first in the series. It focuses on the
This Glossary is a joint publication of the UNECE, ITF, and Eurostat. It represents a point of reference for all those involved in transport statistics, with definitions covering infrastructure, vehicles and transport equipment, traffic and transport measurement, safety energy consumption and passenger mobility. This fifth edition is the result of collaboration between the three publishing
  nnovation is central to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to economic development across the world. One of the most open and democratic countries in the region, with a strategic location, educated work force, strong legacy of applied research, competitive wage levels, ample natural resources, and vibrant and growing links with the neighbouring region, Kyrgyzstan
Transboundary river and lake basins account for nearly half of the earth`s land surface and generate roughly 60 per cent of global freshwater flow. There are also more than 600 shared aquifers. Forty percent of the world`s population lives in shared basins. These shared waters create environmental, social, economic and political interdependencies.Transboundary waters in many areas of the world
UNECE is committed to supporting its member States for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This report presents a selection of examples of the impact of its work in 2018.It shows how UNECE’s policy advice, practical norms and capacity building activities have helped countries and the people in the region.Symbol: ECE/INF/2019/1