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ONLINE PUBLICATION This publication provides the 2024 progress assessment on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), based on the data available in the United Nations Global SDG Indicators Database. The results are presented at the regional level, identifying
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La présente publication, qui fait partie de la série intitulée « Forum mondial de l’harmonisation des Règlements concernant les véhicules (WP.29) - Comment il fonctionne, comment y adhérer », décrit les méthodes utilisées pour évaluer l’utilité socioéconomique de l’application des principaux Règlements ONU concernant les véhicules sur le plan de l’amélioration de la sécurité routière. Elle donne
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This publication (ECE/TRADE/475) provides the following information on each recommendation: Brief description Equivalent ISO standard number (where appropriate) Current status, indicating whether the recommendation is under development, approved or under revision Dates and publication numbers of documents containing the first approved and last revised versions of the recommendation Indication and
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Digital tools can play an important role in accelerating the shift to a circular economy. Digital tools can increase transparency along value chains and provide information, which in turn can help to extend the lifecycle of products. Digital Product Passports (DPPs), for example, can inform consumers and businesses about products, materials, the conditions under which they are produced and their
- Pусский
Цель данной рекомендации состоит в том, чтобы довести до сведения правительств, насколько важным является активное участие частного сектора в работе национальных органов по упрощению процедур торговли (НОУТ) в целях повышения их значимости, легитимности и эффективности. В Рекомендации Европейской экономической комиссии Организации Объединенных Наций (ЕЭК) № 4, первоначально утвержденной в 1975
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The purpose of this recommendation 48 (ECE/TRADE/479) is to communicate to governments how important the active engagement of the private sector is in national trade facilitation bodies (NTFBs) for strengthening their relevance, legitimacy and performance. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Recommendation No. 4, originally approved in 1975 and revised in 2015, stressed that
- Français
 L’objet de la présente recommandation est de sensibiliser les pouvoirs publics à la nécessité de faire participer activement le secteur privé aux travaux des organismes nationaux de facilitation du commerce (ONFC) afin de rendre ces derniers plus pertinents, plus légitimes et plus performants. Dans la Recommandation no 4 de la Commission économique pour l’Europe (CEE), initialement approuvée en
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The Model Rules facilitate the financing and acquisition of railway rolling stock leading to a reduced cost for those wishing to invest in the railways. They are issued under the auspices of SC.2 and implement a key requirement of the Luxembourg Protocol to the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment. The rules lay down the methods and responsibilities for affixing the
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Innovation – or the systematic experimentation with new ideas – is essential for the sustained economic growth and enhanced competitiveness of the seven countries of the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), i.e., Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, to achieve sustainable development in line with the UN
- Pусский
Инновации – или систематическое экспериментирование с новыми идеями – необходимы для устойчивого экономического роста и повышения конкурентоспособности семи стран Специальной программы Организации Объединенных Наций для экономик Центральной Азии (СПЕКА), то есть Азербайджана, Афганистана, Казахстана, Кыргызстана, Таджикистана, Туркменистана и Узбекистана, чтобы добиться устойчивого развития в
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The free, non-editable electronic version of the Manual of Tests and Criteria, Rev.8 is
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La version électronique gratuite et non modifiable du Manuel d'épreuves et de critères, Rév.8 est disponible ici à des fins de consultation. Des versions imprimées et électroniques sont disponibles à la vente dans la section Publications
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The free, non-editable electronic version of the Model Regulations, Rev.23 is available here for consultation purposes. Printed versions and electronic editable versions are available for sale at the United Nations Publications section at
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Digitalization is gaining more and more attention as a way to support and complement the energy transition process. Digitalization entails the use of digital technologies for existing processes, as it helps address existing challenges in new ways. While using an integrated energy system with intelligent connected devices has many advantages, it also causes challenges. One of these challenges is
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The sixth compilation of the SDG 7 Policy Briefs, titled "Ensuring Universal Energy Access and Advancing Just, Inclusive and Equitable Energy Transitions," prepared by the SDG 7 Technical Advisory Group (SDG7 TAG),  in support of the review of the SDGs at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum 2023.
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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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This case study addresses the challenge of distributed energy resources integration to support grid resilience, identifying key infrastructure requirements, assessing policy developments and deriving recommendations. The underlying premise of this case study asserts that whilst the energy sector is making advances towards decarbonization, decentralization and digitalization, the increasing share
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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