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Press Releases 2011


This is a list of UNECE Press Releases issued during 2011

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7 April First Steering Committee meeting of the EU Water Initiative National Policy Dialogue on integrated water resources management held in Turkmenistan
6 April Another step towards a shared vision for the management of the extended Drin Basin: the Albanian National Consultation Meeting
6 April Member States renew support to UNECE’s work at 64th session of the Economic Commission for Europe
31 March Launch of National Policy Dialogue on Integrated Water Resource Management in Georgia
30 March UNECE signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in the field of transport
29 March UNECE member States’ ambassadors reaffirm commitment to road safety by signing “We drive by the rules” poster
28 March 64th session of the Economic Commission for Europe will discuss economic integration and cooperation with focus on transport and trade infrastructure and energy cooperation
24 March Regional TIR seminar in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
23 March Central Asian workshop will help mainstream environmental concerns in Government plans and policies
22 March Making Affordable Housing an Achievable Vision
22 March A “Forest” Message in a Bottle
22 March Helping smaller countries protect their populations from danger in explosive environments
21 March Thesis Award launched on the occasion of World Forest Day
21 March Forests in Europe and North America are growing but remain vulnerable to threats
16 March UNECE organizes Central Asian workshop to help mainstream environmental concerns in Government plans and policies
15 March UNECE co-organizes National Policy Dialogue on integrated water resources management in Tajikistan
14 March UNECE Seminar on International Water Cooperation opens in Tajikistan (available in Russian)
9 March “e-CMR” offers road transport industry 21st century solution
4 March Water and Health Compliance Committee launches consultation process to help States implement the Protocol
4 March Central Asian countries decide to extend cooperation on dam safety within UNECE framework (available in Russian)
4 March UNECE’s Inland Transport Committee sees encouraging sign of recovery in the Transport Sector
4 March UNECE, UN-HABITAT and partners hold green infrastructure events in run-up to Rio+20
2 March UNECE’s Inland Transport Committee discusses the global and regional dimensions of the transport of dangerous goods
24 February UNECE engages top international experts to modernize seed-potato cultivation, quality control and certification in the Russian Federation and CIS
23 February 73rd Annual Session of the UNECE Inland Transport Committee will discuss Transport Challenges in 2011
23 February UNECE Kicks off first Environmental Performance Review of Turkmenistan (available in Russian)
18 February UNECE and Google bring statistics to a wider audience
14 February To celebrate the International Year of Forests, UNECE and FAO set up “temporary forest” inside the Palais des Nations building in Geneva (available in French)
10 February UNECE/EU workshop identifies key areas for cooperation on water in Europe
4 February UNECE helps Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to cooperate to ensure safety of the Kirov Dam
31 January Roundtable in Portugal examines policy reforms to boost the real-estate sector
18 January High unemployment, fiscal tightening and risk of currency wars threaten global recovery – UN Report (available in French)
18 January Europe’s economy on the mend but the weak recovery poses major risks (available in French)
18 January Sluggish economic recovery in the Commonwealth of Independent States – according to World Economic Situation and Prospects 2011 report (available in Russian)
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