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2017
Training Guide on Regulatory Frameworks and Market Surveillance (ECE/TRADE/441) (December 2017)

This Guide (ECE/TRADE/441) is a practical tool to help trainers in the preparation, delivery and follow up to a set of training workshops.   Both this guide and the workshop materials have  ...
Bringing standardization in University Curricula: Making the case (ECE/TRADE/440) (December 2017)

This paper (ECE/TRADE/440) advocates for integrating education about standardization into the curricula of educational establishments. It presents evidence of the relevance of standards for policymakers and business executives as well  ...
2016
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 number  ...
2015
Standards for Disaster Risk Reduction: ECE/TRADE/424 (December 2015)

The aim of this bi-lingual Publication (ECE/TRADE/424) is to help bring voluntary standards into the toolbox of disaster risk reduction, including both by encouraging their use by business and by  ...
Recommendations on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies (Revised edition): ECE/TRADE/379/Rev.1 (December 2015)

Sixteen UNECE recommendations have been adopted by the Working Party since 1970 to address standardization and regulatory issues. They set out good practice regarding Regulatory cooperation, Metrology, Standards and Norms,  ...
Resilience to Disasters for Sustainable Development (March 2015)

Resilience to disasters for sustainable development (ECE/INF/NONE/2015/2) All the countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region, including the most developed, are vulnerable to disasters. In  ...
2014
Reference to Standards - ECE/TRADE/418 (August 2014)

This bilingual (English/Russian) publication  (ECE/TRADE/418) presents the results of the International Conference on “Standards and Regulatory Systems”, held in Geneva on 19 November 2013 and organized by UNECE in cooperation  ...
2012
Risk Management in Regulatory Frameworks: Towards a Better Management of Risks (November 2012)

This publication guides policymakers in the design of regulatory systems that result in an efficient, effective and transparent management of risks. Recent years have been marked by many catastrophic events both  ...
Recommendations: ECE/TRADE/379 (January 2012)

Sixteen UNECE recommendations have been adopted by the Working Party since 1970 to address standardization and regulatory issues. They set out good practice regarding Regulatory cooperation, Metrology, Standards and Norms,  ...
2011
A Common Regulatory Framework for Equipment Used in Environments with an Explosive Atmosphere: ECE/TRADE/391 (December 2011)

The UNECE Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies (WP. 6) has worked in close cooperation with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the IEC System for Certification to  ...
Glossary of Market Surveillance Terms (October 2011)

This trilingual Glossary sets out to provide a comprehensive list of terms used in legislative practice related to market surveillance in English, French and Russian. Le présent glossaire trilingue s'attache à  ...
2010
A Common Regulatory Language for Trade Development: ECE/TRADE/375 (February 2010)

The publication examines changes in the regulatory landscape in the member States of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), including the recent trend towards “better regulation”, i.e. regulations  ...