UN Publications

List of Publications - 2017

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS, Rev.7) (July 2017)

 

The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical  ...

Forests for Fashion - Fashion for Forests (June 2017)

 

The United Nations General Assembly designated 21 March as the International Day of Forests to celebrate the importance of forests and trees to all life on earth. Therefore, it is  ...

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods – Model Regulations (Rev.20) (June 2017)

 

These recommendations have been developed in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the requirement to  ...

Blue Book (June 2017)

 

The objective of the Inventory of Main Standards and Parameters of the E Waterway Network (“Blue Book”) is to establish an inventory of existing and envisaged standards and parameters of  ...

Inland Transport Statistics for Europe and North America (DRAFT) (June 2017)

 

This publication (volume LVIII) presents statistics and brief studies on transport along with tables on energy consumption for transport. Data covers Europe, Canada and the United States. Download the  ...

UNECE Countries in Figures 2017 (May 2017)

 

UNECE Countries in Figures presents a profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries.These profiles, prepared by the UNECE Statistical Division, are intended to  ...

AETR Road Map (March 2017)

 

European Agreement concerning the Work of Crews of Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport (AETR)Road Map for Accession and Implementation

Policy briefs on Ageing (2009 - 2017) (March 2017)

 

The most recent in the series of Policy Briefs on Ageing is "Older persons in rural and remote areas". See all "Policy Briefs on Ageing"

SEMAFOR (March 2017)

 

The study presents the results of the SEMAFOR (System for the Evaluation of the MAnagement of FORests) pilot study, which tested the method through voluntary assessment of the sustainability of  ...

Country Profiles on Housing and Land Management: Republic of Armenia (2017) (February 2017)

 

This Country Profile (CP) of the Republic of Armenia is the nineteenth in the series and the second review done for the country. The first was prepared in 2004 and  ...

International Driving Permit Categories (February 2017)

 

The brochure on International Driving Permit Categories recommends reconciliations of the differences between the International Driving Permit categories in the 1968 Convention on Road Traffic and the corresponding  ...

Recommendation 41: Public-Private Partnerships in Trade Facilitation (ECE/TRADE/430) (February 2017)

 

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) is a possible solution for financing and implementing public projects. These projects allow the public sector to benefit from private sector funding, expertise and capacity while allowing  ...

International Regulatory Cooperation: the Case of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (November 2016)

 

The joint UNECE-OECD publication “International Regulatory Cooperation: the Case of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe” presents the rule-making and standards-setting activities of UNECE. It is illustrated by a  ...

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