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Environment Ministers adopted an ambitious OECD Environmental Strategy when they met in 2001. It aims to provide clear directions for environmentally sustainable policies in OECD member countries, and guides the work of the OECD in the field of environment.
This Handbook describes the types of values usually associated with biodiversity.
Environment Ministers or their representatives from the 30 OECD countries met in Paris today. They adopted the "OECD Environmental Strategy for the First Decade of the 21st Century", committing to specific national actions over the next ten years...
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Key Environmental Indicators endorsed by Environment Ministers of OECD countries at their meeting in 2001.
This publication provides policy guidance on good practice in developing and implementing strategies for sustainable development.
In order to prevent irreversible damage to our environment over the next 20 years, governments need urgently to take action to change their policies in a number of clearly identifiable areas. This is the key message of OECD's Environmental Outloo...
This guidance manual represents one means to inform national governments about the potential benefits and costs associated with EPR.
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The Special Session on Material Flow Accounting was organised following a joint proposal by the United States and Japan at the 29th meeting of the Working Group on Environmental Information and Outlooks.
The Committee on Fiscal Affairs and the Environment Policy Committee launched a series of Joint Meetings of Tax and Environment Experts in 1999. One part of the mandate of these meetings was to monitor developments and contribute, where appropriate, to tax aspects of the follow-up to the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. As a contribution to this work, it was decided to undertake a study of
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Several recent studies have documented that the water supply and sanitation services in the New Independent States of the fSU (NIS) are in critical condition and deteriorating.