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UNFC and Sustainable Resource Management


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

Intro        UNFC          EGRM         Media

Fundamentals of UNFC explained (animation)

Overview of UNFC and EGRM

Key areas of work

In focus


Draft Specifications for the application of UNFC to Wind Energy Resources. The public comment period opened on 21 May 2019 and will close cob 21 July 2019.

Draft Specifications for the application of UNFC to Solar Energy
. The public comment period opened  1 July 2019 and will close cob 30 August 2019.


Available in Spanish: Application of UNFC  to Geothermal Energy Resources - Selected Case Studies (ECE ENERGY SERIES No. 51)

Wikipedia article

Resources for the Future: Meeting the Quality of Life Aspirations of 9 Billion   (LinkedIn article by Scott Foster, Director, Sustainable Energy at UNECE, 20 February 2019)

 UNFC now applicable to Anthropogenic 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]