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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.


UNFC / Fundamentals od UNFC explained (animation)      



Key areas of work

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Work is advancing to develop UNFC-based comprehensive resource management system for Africa

Recognizing the need for homegrown solutions that are aligned to the African Union’s Africa Mining Vision, work is rapidly progressing to develop a resource management system for Africa based on UNECE’s United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC). Read more

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 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]

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24 April 2018
Salle XVIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva

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