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UNFC and Resource Classification

United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) - a universally acceptable and internationally applicable scheme for the classification and reporting of all energy and mineral resources.


 UNFC now applicable to Bioenergy resources [English]

 Guidance Note to support the UNFC for Resources Specification for Evaluator Qualifications [English]

 Guidance Note on Competent Person Requirements and Options for Resources Reporting [English]

Bridging Document between UNFC and Russian Oil & Gas Classification will greatly enhance coherent assessment of fossil fuel reserves [English, Russian]

UNFC now applicable to:
 - Renewable energy resources [ENG, FRE, RUS]
 - Geothermal energy resources Final Geothermal Specifications
 - Injection Projects for geological storage [ENG, FRE, RUS]

Guidance Note to Support UNFC Definition of a Project [ENGFRERUS]

UNFC now applicable to bioenergy resources

The adoption of Specifications for the Application of the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) to Bioenergy Resources will facilitate their management and support their increased use as countries progress towards more sustainable energy production and consumption. More ...


23 to 27 April 2018
including 9th Session, Expert Group on Resource Classification (25-27 April), Room XVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva

09 February 2018 to 10 February 2017
Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences, Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels Organisers EFG, UNECE

25 April 2017
Salle XII, Palais des Nations, Geneva