Nine of these Organisations (CGIAR, CBD, FAO, OECD, OIE, UNCTAD, UNIDO, WHO and WTO) have projects related to safety in biotechnology and have agreed that it would be valuable to form the Inter-Agency Network for Safety in Biotechnology (IANB) t...
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Regulatory Reform in the NIS: The Case of Water
The collapse of communism in Central Europe in the late 80's, and the disintegration of the Soviet Union in the early 90's, brought the region's serious environmental problems to the attention of the international community. Many of these problem...
An agreement on co-operation between the Russian Government and the OECD was signed in June 1994, though co-operation began in 1991. In 1997, OECD and the Russian government agreed that eventual membership of OECD by Russia was a "shared goal".
This report is based on exchanges with officials of the Spanish Ministries of the Environment; Economy; Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Foreign Affairs; the Chairs of the Environmental Commissions of the Congress and the Senate, as well as ...
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The overview of the recent country applications is presented in the EAP Task Force Background Paper on Financing Strategies in Urban Water Sector in the NIS both in English
as approved by the Task Force on Harmonisation of Classification and Labelling and endorsed by the Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology
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The report, Harmonised Integrated Hazard Classification System, covers the following hazard classes used in systems currently applied: acute toxicity, skin irritation/corrosion, eye corrosion/irritation, sensitisation, mutagenicity, reproductive toxicity, carcinogenicity, target organ toxicity and aquatic environmental hazards.
This report is based on exchanges with officials of the Czech Ministries of the Environment, of Industry and Trade, and of Foreign Affairs, representatives of several non-governmental organisations.
This report is based on exchanges with officials of the Finnish Ministries for Foreign Affairs, Environment, and Trade and Industry, and of the Grand Committee of the Finnish Parliament.