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Severe environmental problems were a key issue in the protests that marked the end of communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. The book shows that economic reforms provided a crucial stimulus for environmental improvement, leading to reductions...
Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, waste or water resources, this book provides essential information for all those interested in sustainable development.
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Regulatory Reform in the NIS: The Case of Water
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".
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...
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
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.
Analysis and reporting on environmental financing trends in the NIS and CEE has been an important underlying activity in the developments and conclusions from the Conferences under the Environment for Europe process.