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Only the text kept in custody by the Secretary General of the United Nations, in his capacity as depositary of the protocol to the AGTC Agreement, constitutes the authoritative text of the Protocol. 3 PROTOCOL ON COMBINED TRANSPORT ON INLAND WATERWAYS TO THE EUROPEAN AGREEMENT ON IMPORTANT INTERNATIONAL COMBINED TRANSPORT LINES AND RELATED INSTALLATIONS (AGTC) OF 1991 THE CONTRACTING PARTIES, DESIRING to facilitate the international transport of goods, AWARE of the expected increase in the international transport of goods as a consequence of growing international trade, CONSCIOUS of the adverse environmental consequences such developments might have, EMPHASIZING the important role of all combined transport techniques to alleviate the burden on the European inland transport network and to mitigate environmental damages, RECOGNIZING that combined transport on inland waterways and on certain coastal routes can constitute an important element on certain European transport corridors, CONVINCED that, in order to make international combined transport on inland waterways and on certain coastal routes in Europe more efficient and attractive to customers, it is essential to establish a legal framework which lays down a coordinated plan for the development of combined transport services on inland waterways and on certain coastal routes and of the infrastructure necessary for their operation based on internationally agreed performance parameters and standards, HAVE AGREED as follows: Chapter I GENERAL Article 1 DEFINITIONS For the purposes of this Protocol: (a) The term "combined transport" shall mean the transport of goods in one and the same transport unit using more than one mode of transport; (b) The term "network of inland waterways of importance for international combined transport" shall refer to all inland waterways and those coastal routes which conform to the minimum requirements contained in Annex III to this Protocol if: 4 Article 1 (cont'd) (i) they are currently used for regular international combined transport; (ii) they serve as important feeder lines for international combined transport; (iii) they are expected to become important for international combined transport in the near future (as defined in (i) and (ii)).
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Score: 219662.8 - https://unece.org/DAM/trans/conventn/pro-agtc-e.pdf
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A recent survey found out that 61 per cent of global travellers are willing to pursue more sustainable travel in the future and 83 per cent consider sustainable travel as crucial.18 Hence, the shift in consumer demand towards more environmentally conscious tourism makes it more attractive for tourism businesses to target such a market; (c) Financial and institutional incentives in support of circular economy activities are becoming more frequent.
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Score: 154884.38 - https://unece.org/sites/defaul...nicosia.conf_.2022.5.e_aec.pdf
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Recognizing that unconscious bias can influence meeting dynamics, the chairs and participants can take conscious action to mitigate the negative effects of unconscious bias. 24.
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Score: 202706.93 - https://unece.org/sites/defaul...S_WP.6_2022_09_GRS-Guide_E.pdf
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ECE/TRANS/120/Rev.4 5 European Agreement on Main Inland Waterways of International Importance (AGN) The Contracting Parties, Conscious of the need to facilitate and develop international transport by inland waterways in Europe, Aware of the expected increase in the international transport of goods as a result of growing international trade, Emphasizing the important role of inland water transport, which in comparison with other modes of inland transport has economic and ecological advantages and offers spare infrastructure and vessel capacity and is therefore capable of lowering social costs and negative impacts on the environment by inland transport as a whole, Convinced that, in order to make international inland water transport in Europe, including the transport by sea-river vessels using coastal routes, more efficient and attractive to customers, it is essential to establish a legal framework which lays down a coordinated plan for the development and construction of a network of inland waterways of international importance, based on agreed infrastructure and operational parameters, {Amended in accordance with TRANS/SC.3/168/Add.1; entered into force on 1 June 2007 pursuant C.N.245.2007.TREATIES-1} Have agreed as follows: Article 1 Designation of the network 1.
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Score: 44543.46 - https://unece.org/fileadmin/DA...019/sc3/ECE-TRANS-120r4efr.pdf
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ECE/EB.AIR/GE.1/2022/21 Economic Commission for Europe Executive Body for the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution Steering Body to the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe Working Group on Effects Eighth joint session Geneva, 12–16 September 2022 Item 10 (a) of the provisional agenda Progress in activities of the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe in 2022 and future work: improvement and reporting of emission data and adjustments under the Protocol to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone Technical Guidance for Emissions Inventory Adjustments under the Amended Gothenburg Protocol Inventory adjustments in the context of emission reduction commitments Prepared by the Task Force on Emission Inventories and Projections Summary Conscious of the uncertainties inherent in estimating and projecting emission levels and the need for continuous scientific and methodological improvements, and determined that the emergence of new methodologies should not put any Party at a disadvantage in terms of its emission reduction commitments, at its thirtieth session (Geneva, 30 April–4 May 2012), the Executive Body to the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution adopted decisions 2012/3 and 2012/4 to allow Parties to make adjustments under the Protocol to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone to emission reduction commitments or to inventories for the purposes of comparing total national emissions with them.
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Score: 277744.24 - https://unece.org/sites/defaul..._.AIR_GE.1_2022_21_advance.pdf
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They work on developing a green industry, and expanding the market for green products to other countries in the region can boost such production. A conscious effort towards regional trade cooperation focused on sustainable development will be important, as such change in economic patterns and mind-sets will not come by itself.   14    4.
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Score: 175597.85 - https://unece.org/DAM/trans/ma...er_SDGs_Workshop_Podgorica.pdf
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The CPMs undertaking direct supervision were very conscious of the additional workload arising from direct supervision as well as the difficulties encountered in mobilising the required resources, yet most of them are professionally satisfied and stimulated by direct supervision and believed in its worth for achieving better quality supervision and eventually better results on the ground.
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Score: 219662.8 - https://www.ifad.org/es/web/io...ies-in-ifad-supported-projects
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Policy change can itself become an innovation goal in that, through its projects, IFAD consciously strives to influence policy-makers to reorient their policy and regulatory frameworks in favour of the poor. (...) In the past, management was thought to have been increasingly elitist and image-conscious, which is not conducive to innovative behaviour.
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Score: 288705.76 - https://www.ifad.org/es/web/io...moter-of-replicable-innovation
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"The community needs to see people returning who are cured of Ebola," says Swing, conscious that many people are still afraid of attending the treatment centre.
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Score: 685664.45 - https://www.unicef.org/drcongo...stigmatization-ebola-survivors
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