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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 World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Inland Transport Committee has been established to administer three UN international agreements on motor vehicles.
This volume from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), which comprises 56 countries in Europe, North America, the Caucasus, and Central Asia, provides an overview of the social and economic structure of each country and territory through tables and statistics on items such as population, GDP, economic activity rate, and consumer price index.
For now, the Commission does not consider it appropriate to define a number standard since research is being conducted at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe under the Particulate Measurement Programme.
Mandatory design standards will be based on United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) models, creating one set of guidelines, whereas before national rules governed which commercial goods vehicles could be operate in the 27 EU member states.
Perhaps even more significant, last December the nations of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) signed a comprehensive agreement to limit the export of pollutants that cause several environment problems--acid rain, ground-level ozone, and the euthrophication of waters.
The system is managed worldwide by the International Road Transport Union (IRU), Geneva and overseen by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
This Plan, "Development of the regional cooperation to ensure water quality in Central Asia", was developed within the project "Water Quality in Central Asia" implemented by UNECE and the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe said.
The directive is based on standards defined by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
The E-GRIDS project has been implemented under the Research and Technological Development Framework Program of the European Union, and the Energy Efficiency 21 Project of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. The CD-ROM will run in a PC environment.
The same is true for the bus and coach sector; Community action seems all the more necessary since these sectors generally do not enter into the scope of international agreements, with the exception of the Athens Convention for maritime transport (which puts in place rules for the compensation of passengers in the event of an accident) and a convention from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, only ratified by a few member states.an
Furthermore, it opens up the convention to the accession of countries not affiliated with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
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.
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