Economic Commission for Europe
Its major tasks relate to the promotion of cooperation and integration among its member countries. By negotiating and harmonizing conventions, norms and standards, it contributes to preventing and reducing pollution, developing transport infrastructure and diminishing the risk of road accidents, facilitating border crossings and simplifying international trade procedures.
It draws up guides for legal reforms and international transaction practices and helps countries to promote trade and investment within the institutional framework of a market economy. It publishes extensive economic analysis and statistics.
Further details can be found on the UNECE website www.unece.org