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Supporting transboundary water cooperation and the sustainable management of shared water resources The Water Convention, which celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2022, is a key legal and intergovernmental framework for promoting transboundary water cooperation and sustainable management of shared water resources that has proven its effectiveness over the past 30 years. The Convention, which
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The Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), requires Parties to establish and implement joint programmes for monitoring transboundary waters, to carry out joint or coordinated assessments of the conditions of transboundary waters, and to exchange data and
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In December 2022, the resumed fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity adopted the Kunming-Montreal global biodiversity framework, including a monitoring framework. The present Guidelines for developing national strategies to use biodiversity monitoring help make biodiversity monitoring a practical tool for environmental policy. The guidelines
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Fourth cycle of EPRs: advancing environmental performance in the region and beyond. Transforming Planet. This calendar promotes the fourth cycle of UNECE EPRs, based on the document adopted by the Committee on Environmental Policy and subsequent decisions made, as well as ministerial decisions. Three EPR cycles have already taken place. Printed copies of EPR publications may be
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The Guidance Document on Integrated Sustainable Nitrogen Management was prepared by the Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen. The purpose of the document is to mobilize Parties’ efforts to control pollution from agricultural sources in the context of the wider nitrogen cycle in an integrated manner harvesting multiple co-benefits of improved nitrogen management. The document is in particular aimed to
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The year 2022 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), which was adopted in Helsinki in 1992. Over the past three decades the Water Convention has served as a mechanism to strengthen international cooperation and implement national measures for the sustainable management and protection of
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L'année 2022 marque le trentième anniversaire de la Convention sur la protection et l'utilisation des cours d'eau transfrontières et des lacs internationaux (Convention sur l'eau), adoptée a Helsinki en 1992. Au cours des trois dernières décennies, la Convention sur l'eau a permis le renforcement de la coopération internationale et la mise en œuvre des mesures nationales de gestion durable et de
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At the Seventh Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference, held in Nur-Sultan in 2011,Ministers decided to develop the Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS) across the region of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE). At the Eighth Conference, in Batumi, Georgia, in 2016, Ministers welcomed progress in developing SEIS to support a regular process of environmental
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The assessment is the result of a collaboration between the secretariat of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in cooperation with numerous partner organizations and individual experts. The ECE Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment was tasked with leading the process of consultation on the regular pan-
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This publication provides an overview of good practice programs and initiatives aimed at supporting and empowering youth participation in education for sustainable development (ESD) and in the implementation of the UNECE Strategy for ESD in its member States. It includes best practices, theoretical articles on youth participation and methodologies to support inclusion of youth in ESD and
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This evaluation report provides a summary of the progress, challenges and achievements of the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) member States from 2017 to 2019 in implementing the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). The report reviews the data collected through national implementation reports submitted by member States at the end of the fourth phase of the Strategy'
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The second Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Morocco takes stock of progress made in the governance and management of the environment since the first review in 2014, assesses the implementation of the recommendations of that EPR and makes new recommendations for the country to implement. In addition, the second EPR looks into developments related to the country’s attainment of relevant
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Le deuxième examen des performances environnementales (EPE) du Maroc fait le bilan des progrès réalisés en matière de gouvernance et de gestion de l’environnement depuis le premier examen en 2014, évalue la mise en œuvre des recommandations de cet EPE et formule de nouvelles recommandations à mettre en œuvre par le pays. En outre, le deuxième EPE examine les développements liés à la réalisation
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Plus de 60 % du débit mondial d’eau douce sur la planète fait l’objet d’un partage entre deux ou plusieurs États riverains. La gestion durable et concertée de ces ressources en eau transfrontières est essentielle pour l’accès à l’eau et le développement durable, ainsi que pour la paix et la stabilité régionale. Cependant, de nombreux pays et bassins peinent à identifier et à mobiliser les
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The Protocol on Water and Health specifies that in pursuing the aims of providing access to drinking water and the provision of sanitation for all, special consideration should be  paid to ensure equitable access to these services for all members of the population. This policy brief aims to support the efforts of countries in the pan-European region in the progressive realization of the human
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В Протоколе по проблемам воды и здоровья говорится о том, что, добиваясь обеспечения доступа к питьевой воде для всех и реализации санитарно-профилактических мероприятий в отношении всех, особое внимание следует уделять обеспечению равного доступа к этим услугам для всех членов общества.   Настоящая аналитическая записка призвана поддержать усилия стран панъевропейского региона по постепенному
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Natural Hazards Triggering Technological Disasters (Natech) are becoming a growing concern for the international community and both private and public stakeholders. As climate change persists, extreme weather events such as heavy rains, lightening, floods and heatwaves are projected to be increasingly frequent and destructive, jeopardizing communities, livelihoods and industries. Accidents at
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The calendar covers selected findings on greening the economy and financing environmental protection from 16 environmental performance reviews (EPRs) conducted in the period 2012–2021, and additional updated information provided by countries. By disseminating the results of the EPRs in the form of a calendar for the upcoming year, UNECE aims to draw attention to the findings of the reviews and
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The UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health is an international legally binding agreement for countries in the pan-European region. Its objective is to protect human health and well-being through sustainable water management and by preventing and controlling water-related diseases. This publication provides an introduction to the Protocol on Water and Health, presenting its core provisions