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The report proposes an in-depth analysis of the main methodological difficulties associated with estimating the social value of a reduction in risk to children. It also underlines key policy implications and inputs for further research.
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Issues related to implementing 'programmatic CDM' (draft, March 2006)
The 2006 event “Working Together to Respond to Climate Change: Annex I Expert Group Seminar in conjunction with the OECD Global Forum on Sustainable Development”, was held on 27-28 March in Paris-La Défense.
OECD Development and Environment Ministries and Agencies joined forces to launch a process to work in partnership with developing countries to integrate environmental factors efficiently into national development policies and poverty reduction strategies.
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Securing safe and reliable water and sanitation services for all is one of the leading challenges facing sustainable development. All but a few OECD countries have connected 100% of their populations to safe water supplies, and the majority are connected to wastewater treatment. Progress has also been made in developing countries, where between 1990 and 2000 access to safe water supply rose from 73% to almost 80% of the population.
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Access to water that is safe to drink is vital to human health and to development. Recognising this, world leaders have set themselves the goal of halving by 2015 the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation. This is one of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) to reduce world poverty set out in the United Nations Millennium Declaration in the year 2000, and reaffirmed at the 2002
This document discusses the Design for Environment impacts of Extended Producer Responsibility policies.
The OECD Environment Policy Committee agreed a Strategic Vision in 2006 to highlight the value-added of OECD’s environment work and its priorities for the medium-term. The Committee is working towards ensuring global economic growth that is environmentally sustainable.
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The first part of this report assesses the feasibility for implementing a debt-for-environment swap between Georgia and some of its creditors. The second part of this study presents five project pipelines in priority environmental sectors that could be co-financed by a debt-for environment swap.
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Following the discussion of the key findings of the Peer Review of Environmental Enforcement System in Armenia the participants adopted its Conclusions and Recommendations.