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In the lead-up to joining the European Union, Hungary made significant progress in reducing air and water pollution and protecting its nature and biodiversity, according to Mr. Gurría. However, he recommended that Hungary redouble its efforts, in order to further reduce pollution and use energy and raw materials more efficiently.
This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each Member country.
This report examines progress made by China since 1990 and evaluates the extent to which the country’s domestic objectives and international commitments are being met. 51 recommendations are made that could help strengthen China's environmental performance in the context of sustainable development.
This report examines environmental progress made by Korea since 1997 and evaluates the extent to which domestic environmental objects and international commitments are being met.
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This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each member country. It examines the progress made in water management in OECD countries in the light of the objectives of the “OECD Environmental Strategy for the First Decade of the 21st Century”. A first cycle of Environmental Performance Reviews, covering all member countries, was
This OECD review of environmental policy in the United States recommends more efficient use of energy and water as a way to safeguard economic prosperity while protecting the environment and human health.
The need to manage pollution, natural resources and biodiversity in France continues to be a major challenge. This OECD Environmental Performance Review puts forward 49 recommendations with the aim of strengthening the initiatives under way in the field of sustainable development in France.
The need to manage pollution, natural resources and biodiversity in France continues to be a major challenge. The OECD Environmental Performance Review of France highlights the effectiveness of the environmental policy pursued by France;
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China's State Environmental Protection Administration and the OECD organised a workshop, 9-10 August 2005 in Kunming to discuss experience with environmental performance assessment in Yunnan Province and its implications for conducting an OECD Environmental Performance Review of China.
The OECD’s latest report on Spain’s environmental performance praises a number of achievements but also insists that Spain steps up the efficiency of its environmental policies.