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GFSD Conference on Economic Aspects of Environmental Compliance Assurance, 2-3 December, 2004 - Presentations and Documents

 

AGENDA AND LIST OF SPEAKERS (Word)  (in PDF format)

BACKGROUND PAPER (Word)  (in PDF format)

List of participants is available upon request from the Secretariat (contact krzysztof.michalak@oecd.org)

SESSIONS (last updated on 16 December, 2004):
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Welcome Remarks

Kiyo Akasaka, Deputy Secretary General, OECD

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Session 1: Incentive Framework for Firms to Comply with Regulations

Presentations:

Mark Cohen, United States

Annemiek Roessen, the Netherlands

Dirk Hazell, United Kingdom

Nick Johnston, OECD



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Background Papers:

M. Cohen - Empirical Research on Deterrence

M Cohen: Why do firms pollute?)

Incentive framework to comply with regulations in the Netherlands

OECD work on Environmental Policy and Firm-Level Management

Session 2: Government Approaches to Ensuring Environmental Compliance

Presentations:

Neil Gunningham, AustraliaNeil Gunningham, Australia

Phyllis Harris, United States

Mauricio Mendonça Jorge, Brazil





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Background Papers:

N. Gunningham - Compliance, Enforcement and Innovation

N. Gunningham - Designing Smart Regulations

USEPA Enforcement Planning)

USEPA Enforcement Results)

A. Akella - Strengthening the Weakest Links: Strategies for Improving the Enforcement of Environmental Laws Globally 

 

Session 3: Optimising Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement

Presentations:

Antony Heyes, United Kingdom

Anita Akella, Conservation International

Hidefumi Imura, Japan





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Background Papers

A. Heyes - Implementing Environmental Regulation: Enforcement and Compliance

A. Akella - Strengthening the Weakest Links: Strategies for Improving the Enforcement of Environmental Laws Globally

M. Cohen - Empirical Research on Deterrence 

Session 4: Promoting Innovative, Cost Assurance Effective Approaches to Compliance

Presentations:

Christopher Howes, United Kingdom

Antonio Benjamin, Brazil

Hermien Roosita, Indonesia
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Background Papers:

UK Environmental Agency: A 21st Century Approach to Regulation

Y. Singh: Environmental Performance Assessment of Alcohol Industry in Uttar Pradesh, India)

 

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