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The world’s prevalent economic model, based on a ‘take-make-use-dispose’ approach, cannot maintain and raise human standards of living without causing environmental degradation and incurring economic risks. Decoupling economic activity from the increasing demand for natural resources could be done through circular, bio-based economy approaches leading to a regenerative growth model, allowing
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The report provides an overview of the general trade and regulatory context of Georgia and an analysis of the key economic figures of the pharmaceutical sector, such as industry composition and dynamics, and exports. It gives an overview of the country’s transport networks and presents key facts of the sector and identifies possible bottlenecks in and proposes solutions for the trade-related
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The WPLA, in cooperation with the Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom (ODI); and Global Land Alliance, United States (GLA), produced the report “Sustainable Development and Security of Property Rights  in the UNECE Region: An assessment of perceived tenure security for land and housing”. This report uses data on perceived security of property rights for land and housing across the
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Рабочая группа активно сотрудничает с Институтом зарубежного развития (ODI, Великобритания) и Глобальным альянсом по вопросам землепользования (GLA, Соединенные Штаты Америки) - организациями, которые занимаются разработкой, публикацией «Индекса имущественных прав» (Prindex) и подготовлением отчета «Устойчивое развитие и уровень защищенности имущественных прав в регионе ЕЭК ООН: Оценка
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This Recovery Action Plan shows that appropriate interventions can simultaneously have health, safety and other socioeconomic benefits. The twin goals of increased pandemic resilience, and the achievement of the SDGs can be advanced simultaneously. Additionally, a country’s disaster preparedness can make all the difference, therefore, greater integration and formalization of the informal
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Social exclusion is measured and defined in a range of ways. While many countries measure some aspects of social exclusion, few surveys or statistical methods are specifically designed for this. This publication presents approaches and practices in measuring social exclusion. The introductory Chapter 1 lays down the motivation behind the work and what is meant by social exclusion
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This document presents the eQuality Certification system processes and business requirements for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables covered by marketing standards. It provides a high level functional description of the main business processes  to be managed by an electronic Conformity Certificate management system for Fresh Fruit and vegetables . This functional system specification can be used as a
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The report presents results of the 2021 United Nations Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation for six participants in United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), namely Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, reviewing the progress of trade facilitation reforms and provides a detailed analysis based on 58
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This paper complements the Progress in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda Report of the Secretary-General (A/76/639–E/2022/10) in reporting implementation progress of the New Urban Agenda by the five UN Regional Commissions (RCs). It reflects the activities arising from paragraph 3 of Economic and Social Council resolution 2017/24, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 71/235. It
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ECE/INF/2022/1
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Food loss and waste is no longer a negligible nuisance, it has become a sizeable and growing problem in the context of a rapidly increasing population with food and energy needs; environmental degradation, climate change, fluctuating prices and production pressures. A simple methodology aimed to systematically measuring the food lost and wasted at several key points of the fresh produce supply
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Uzbekistan has made important recent progress in liberalizing its economy for trade and investment, spurring economic growth and creating significant reform momentum for sustainable development and the transition towards a circular economy, in line with United Nations Agenda 2030. Innovation plays an important role in these efforts, as it is essential to building a competitive economy and
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This publication "River Information Services in the region of the Economic Commission for Europe" gives an overview of the concept of River Information Services (RIS) on European inland waterways, its origins, evolution and the way forward. It highlights the RIS objectives, basic components, functions and the key stakeholders. Focus is made on the international regulatory basis, the ECE strategic
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La publication « Services d'information fluviale dans la région de la Commission économique pour l'Europe » donne une vue d’ensemble du concept des services d'information fluviale (SIF) sur les voies navigables européennes, de ses origines, de son évolution et de la voie à suivre. Elle met en évidence les objectifs, les éléments fondamentaux, les fonctions et les principales parties prenantes des
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The revised fourth edition of the Blue Book continues to provide precise information about the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) as serviced by the ECE Sustainable Transport  Division: on its history, its administrative and legal framework as a guide for users, and on the three Agreements. WP.29 administers the three major international United Nations
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The Smart Sustainable Cities Profile of Bishkek presents the outcome of the city evaluation against the United for Smart Sustainable Cities Key Performance Indicators. The publication proposes actions for the city to make progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It also provides guidance to Bishkek for the development, review and implementation of urban policies, programmes
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This publication provides a 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 assessment identifies targets on which the overall progress in the region was good, and shows that in most areas progress needs to accelerate by
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Machine Learning holds a great potential for statistical organisations. It can make the production of statistics more efficient by automating certain processes or assisting humans to carry out the processes. It also allows statistical organisations to use new types of data such as social media data and imagery. Many national and international statistical organisations are exploring how machine
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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