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This calendar illustrates the findings of 11 third-cycle reviews and the review of Mongolia, conducted in the period 2012–2018. It includes snapshots of selected environmental topics covered by the individual reviews.  By disseminating the results of the reviews in the form of a calendar for the upcoming year, UNECE aims to draw
This report follows up on the study "Mapping of Existing Energy Efficiency Standards and Technologies in Buildings in the UNECE Region" by analyzing the actual prevalence of specific types of energy-efficient technologies in the buildings sector in the UNECE region, along with the levels and types of public policy interventions supporting their implementations. 
New publication supports transboundary basins in preparing bankable project proposals for climate change adaptation        Water, climate and finance know no borders- which brings challenges and opportunities: The majority of freshwater worldwide flows in transboundary basins and most climate change impacts are felt through the water cycle. Transboundary cooperation in climate change
 In a world where huge amounts of data are being generated all the time, and where citizens can look up almost anything they want, official statistics must stand out as a unique sourceof impartial and trustworthy information. The Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics – based on professional independence, scientific methods and rigorous quality criteria – give official statistics their
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) done at Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) has been in force since February 2008. The Agreement currently has eighteen Contracting Parties. The Regulations
UNECE provides a common basis for harmonized traffic regulations on European waterways through the European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI), which contains the core uniform rules applicable to traffic on inland waterways. The fifth revised edition of CEVNI (CEVNI 5, available as PDF and
The International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft (ICC) which is issued in accordance with resolution No. 40, is recognized by more than 25 United Nations Member States in the ECE region and beyond. The Guidelines to resolution No. 40 are based on the frequently asked questions of administrations and recreational boaters in order to facilitate an
This publication (volume LIX) provides a series of transport statistics tables for the 56 member States of UNECE. The publication brings together statistical information on all the modes of transport covered by the Inland Transport Committee (road and road safety, rail, inland waterways and oil pipelines) and has been prepared by the Sustainable Transport Division of UNECE with the generous
The purpose of this publication is to guide national statistical offices and other responsible agencies on the use of registers and administrative data in population and housing censuses, including operational, practical, technical and legal aspects.The publication was prepared by a task force established by the Conference of European Statisticians (CES), composed of experts from national
The guide was prepared in a major inter-agency effort led by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (formerly known as UNISDR), the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), with a substantive contribution from UNECE and several other key agencies and institutions. The publication was
Five years after the regional ICPD Beyond 2014 review process and the adoption of the 2013 Chair's summary, UNECE and UNFPA have collaborated to report on the achievements and challenges faced by member States in the implementation of the recommendations contained in that outcome document. This report highlights key population and development trends affecting the UNECE region since the adoption
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2017-2018 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,
This guidance document provides the necessary structure, definitions, and tools to aid in the development of a Smart Sustainable City Action Plan. City Action Plans are developed to implement the recommendations of Smart Sustainable City Profiles. The Plans list the recommendations of the City Profiles and provide a full and strategic, and practical scheme to implement the recommendations.
Adopted on 30 September 1957 in Geneva under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the ADR entered into force on 29 January 1968. This authoritative Agreement is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. Its Annexes A and B contain the technical requirements for road transport, i.e. the conditions under which
The present publication contains the third Environmental Performance Review of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The review takes stock of progress made by Bosnia and Herzegovina in the management of its environment since it was reviewed for the second time in 2010 and assesses the implementation of the recommendations made in the second review. It covers issues of specific importance to the country
The present publication contains the Environmental Performance Review of Mongolia. The report takes stock of progress made by the country in the management of its environment since 1987. It covers legal and policy frameworks, compliance assurance, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, public participation and education for sustainable development. Furthermore, the EPR addresses
The objectives of this study are to further improve our understanding about the ways in which payments for ecosystem services schemes can be applied to forests, in particular focusing on forest’s hydrological functions for the mutual benefit of both humans and the environment. In addition, the
This publication (ECE/TRADE/444) presents the results of an ongoing research on the practical experience of regulatory authorities, governments and local administrations, as well as regional groups of countries, in using standards towards sustainable development and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.The focus of the present volume is
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 was adopted at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, in March 2015 and was subsequently endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly. In order to support the process, a number of targeted Sendai Framework implementation guides are being developed to generate practical and