Publications & Documents


  • 29-January-2009

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    Avenues for Improved Response to Environmental Offences in Kazakhstan

    Kazakhstan has developed an extensive corpus of environmental laws and put in place a system of non-compliance response in order to make environmental law work. This system foresees administrative, civil, and criminal liability and provides for administrative and judicial paths of enforcement.&l

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  • 29-January-2009

    English

    Managing our future water needs: What can be done to provide the right incentives?

    In a world where advance-countries will have to increase their water spending by huge proportions to maintain existing level of service, and the developing countries have huge supply and sanitation challenges to meet, it is fundamental to have good water management practices, according to Mr. Gurría.

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  • 29-January-2009

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    Small Businesses and Environmental Compliance: Possible Application of International Experience in Georgia

    Ensuring an effective regulation of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises is a substantial policy challenge for environmental authorities worldwide, not least because this group has a number of particularities that inhibit the impact of conventional compliance monitoring and enforcement approaches.

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  • 27-January-2009

    English

    Report of the 2nd survey on SMM-Related Activities in OECD Countries

    This report provides a synthesis of government responses to the 2008 OECD survey on incentives toward Sustainable Materials Management (SMM).

  • 27-January-2009

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    OECD Environment Working Paper: Greening Development Planning

    The report reviews different approaches to making the economic case for improved management of environment and natural resources in national planning.

  • 26-January-2009

    English

    Greening Development Planning: A Review of Country Case Studies for Making the Economic Case for Improved Management of Environment and natural Resources - Environment Working Paper No. 5

    This working paper reviews different approaches to making the economic case for improved management of natural capital in national planning. In many low-income countries natural resources sectors (agriculture, mining, forestry, fishery) are identified as the engines of economic growth.

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  • 22-January-2009

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    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Adaptation to Climate Change

    This is one in a series of Advisory Notes that supplement the OECD DAC Good Practice Guidance on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). It discusses how to integrate the consideration of climate change adaptation into policies, plans and programmes (PPPs) through the use of SEA.

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  • 17-December-2008

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    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Ecosystem Services

    This is one in a series of Advisory Notes that supplement the OECD DAC Good Practice Guidance on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). It discusses how to integrate the consideration of ecosystem services into SEAs of policies, plans and programmes (PPPs) at various levels.

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  • 16-December-2008

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    Household Behaviour and the Environment: Reviewing the Evidence (English version only)

    Based on a review of empirical studies, this book analyses the determinants of environmental behaviour in five key areas where households exert pressure on the environment: energy use, transport, waste generation, food consumption and water use.

  • 16-December-2008

    English

    Environmental Performance Reviews: Turkey (2008)

    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 scrutinises countries' efforts to meet both domestic objectives and international commitments.

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