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Economic Commission for Europe

A commission established by the United Nations in 1947 to foster economic and other cooperation among European states. It discusses land administration, urban development and environmental issues.
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THE UNITED Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is pushing signatories to its new Protocol on Water and Health to its Convention on Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes to agree detailed targets on improving European water quality.
On October 26-27, 2017 the 13th session of the Group of Experts on Cleaner Electricity Production from Fossil Fuels of the Committee on Sustainable Energy of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is taking place in Geneva.
The TIR Convention or International Road Transport Convention was adopted under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
Adopted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in June 1998 and ratified by the EU in February 2005 by Decision 2005/370/EC, the Aarhus Convention, which concerns access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters, came into force on 30 October 2001.
THE UNITED Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has been successfully pushing the adoption of a 1968 convention harmonising road signs and signals into the former Soviet Union.
Sitting in plenary session in Strasbourg on April 9, the European Parliament voted its Assent for a Decision proposing to mandate the Commission on behalf of the European Community to approve the draft Regulation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN-ECE) concerning the approval of uniform provisions for specific LPG retrofit systems to be installed in motor vehicles for the use of LPG in their propulsion system, and specific CNG retrofit systems to be installed in motor vehicles for the use of CNG in their propulsion system.
The $200 mobile robotic vacuum cleaners and other such devices that are making their way into the consumer world, signal the beginnings of the development of a new industry focused on cost-effective mobile devices that can assist and entertain us in a variety of ways," said Strategy Analytics' Neena Buck, whose report "Mobile Service Robots: Entering the Commercial World," was included in the 2004 World Robotics study created by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.
Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), said that additional action is needed at the international level, in particular to deepen partnerships.
Senior experts from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail and the International Road Transport Union shared their views on the situation in Central Asia and provided recommendations.
This report reviews the practices of the countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe during the 2000 round of population and housing censuses in order to compare the different approaches and practices adopted for taking into account the UNECE Census Recommendations developed for 2000 as such information may prove useful in comparing the results in different countries.
The European Commission has stated that it adopted a directive to this effect, on 24 September, which is based on the norms defined by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) last November.
Following a proposal from the European Commission, the EU is soon expected to ratify the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment annexed to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention).
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