The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve
problems which challenge humanity. Co-operating in this effort are more than 30
affiliated organisations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out,
the UN and its family of organisations work to promote respect for human
rights, protect the environment, fight disease, foster development and reduce
ADR 2015 contains the conditions under which dangerous goods may be carried internationally and has been prepared on the basis of amendments which are legally effective from 1 January 2015.
This report examines vulnerabilities that endanger human development, focusing especially on the poorest. Most threats are structural and persistent and linked with life cycle vulnerabilities. Identifying policy measures to reduce threats and increase human resilience is therefore a high priority.
UN European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) agreed in Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) entered into force on 28 February 2008.
UNDP's first Africa Human Development Report shows that food security and human development reinforce each other. If African countries are to realise their long-term potential, the report says, they must boost agricultural productivity to both improve the availability of food and reduce poverty.