Event Information:

  • Mon

    UNECE Resource Management Week 2019 - Resources for Sustainable Development

    Palais Des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

    Unimpeded production and supply of energy and raw materials underpins the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Resource management experts, including representatives from government institutions, international organizations, industry, professional societies, associations, civil society and academia, will gather in Geneva to discuss the development and application of the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) and the United Nations Resource Management System (UNRMS). UNFC and UNRMS, which accommodate environmental and social considerations, provide a unique model for the sustainable management of renewable energy, mineral, petroleum, nuclear fuel and anthropogenic resources, as well as injection projects. Groundwater resources are now also being addressed.

    UNFC and UNRMS offer a framework for efficient policy formulation, national resource management, industrial processes innovation and capital allocation. The tenth annual session of the Expert Group on Resource Classification* will feature progress on development and implementation of UNFC and UNRMS, including:

    1. Concept and design of UNRMS
    2. Updates to UNFC
    3. Development of specifications for renewable energy, minerals and petroleum resources
    4. Case studies and application examples
    5. Progress on initiatives to adopt UNFC and UNRMS in Europe, Africa, Latin America, Eurasia and Asia-Pacific.

    The draft agenda and other documents for the meeting will be posted to the UNECE website over the coming weeks. Additional information regarding the Week, including how to register, or if you need a personalized letter of invitation and/or visa support letter, is provided below.


    Please Register Online. No other method of registration is possible. If you have problems registering please contact:[email protected]. There is no registration fee to participate in any of the events during the Week.