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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
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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
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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
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Which users may use the water of a lake, river or other source? For what purposes, in what quantity and of what quality? Where and when? These are the questions answered by ‘water allocation’ which is the process and/or outcome of determining how different stakeholders use water. With growing water
- Español
El Convenio sobre la Protección y Utilización de los Cursos de Agua Transfronterizos y de los Lagos Internacionales (Convenio del Agua) se adoptó en 1992 y entró en vigor en 1996. Diseñado como un instrumento regional, en 2003 el Convenio del Agua se enmendó para permitir la adhesión de países
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The present publication contains the third Environmental Performance Review of Romania. The report takes stock of progress made in the governance and management of the environment since the second review in 2012, assesses the implementation of the recommendations of that EPR and makes new
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Issues and challenges regarding gender and transport have been discussed and researched for decades. Despite this, there has only been gradual progress regarding safety, ease of access, participation in decision making processes and several other issues regarding gender and transport. Additionally
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More often than not, transboundary waters can be better governed via an agreement or other arrangement which typically applies to both, surface and groundwaters. Just how can countries and other stakeholders of a shared water basin work towards an effective, adaptable and sustainable agreement?
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How can governments, other public and private actors learn about and better understand the water-energy-food-ecosystems nexus? How can they use a ‘nexus approach’ to address the most pressing issues in transboundary water basins? Last but not least, how can they design and implement ‘nexus’
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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 (ECE), requires Parties to prevent, control and reduce transboundary impact, use transboundary waters in a reasonable and
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More than 60 per cent of the world’s freshwater flow is shared between two or more riparian states. The sustainable and cooperative management of these transboundary water resources is crucial for access to water, sustainable development as well as regional stability and peace. However, many
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Domestic wood heating is a major source of emissions of particulate matter, including black carbon (BC), and organic pollutants, such as dioxins/furans, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and benzo[a]pyrene (B(a)P), in the ECE region, resulting in poor local air quality conditions and
- العربية
Most of the world’s water resources are shared between countries. These transboundary waters create social, economic, environmental and political interdependencies that make cooperation a precondition to sustainable development and peace. SDG indicator 6.5.2 measures cooperation on both
- English
Most of the world’s water resources are shared between countries. These transboundary waters create social, economic, environmental and political interdependencies that make cooperation a precondition to sustainable development and peace. SDG indicator 6.5.2 measures cooperation on both
- Español
Most of the world’s water resources are shared between countries. These transboundary waters create social, economic, environmental and political interdependencies that make cooperation a precondition to sustainable development and peace. SDG indicator 6.5.2 measures cooperation on both
- Français
Most of the world’s water resources are shared between countries. These transboundary waters create social, economic, environmental and political interdependencies that make cooperation a precondition to sustainable development and peace. SDG indicator 6.5.2 measures cooperation on both
- Pусский
Most of the world’s water resources are shared between countries. These transboundary waters create social, economic, environmental and political interdependencies that make cooperation a precondition to sustainable development and peace. SDG indicator 6.5.2 measures cooperation on both
- English
Available in English, French and Russian, this electronic only publication contains the
- English
Available in English, French and Russian, this publication contains the Sixth review of implementation of the Espoo
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The Guidance on the Applicability of the Convention to the Lifetime Extension of Nuclear Power Plants was prepared by an ad hoc working group co-chaired by Germany and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as mandated by the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on