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  • 18-February-2009

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    How to trade recoverable wastes in an environmentally sound and economically efficient manner: A Guidance Manual for OECD Countries

    This Guidance Manual assists national governments and competent authorities to implement the OECD control system for transboundary movements of wastes destined for recovery operations which is provided by OECD Council Act C(2001)107/FINAL.

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  • 18-February-2009

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    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Disaster Risk Reduction

    This is one in a series of Advisory Notes that supplement the OECD DAC Good Practice Guidance on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). It illustrates how considerations of Disaster Risk Reduction can be integrated into strategic planning through SEA.

  • 11-February-2009

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    Mitigating the risk of climate change by reducing travel by light duty vehicles

    This paper was originally written by W. Hook, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, as a contribution to the OECD/ITF Global Forum on Transport and Environment in a Globalising World held 10-12 November 2008 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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  • 6-February-2009

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    Mind-forg’d Manacles – The Constraints to Optimising Urban Transport Policy - Free document

    This paper was originally written by Rana Roy as a contribution to the OECD/ITF Global Forum on Transport and Environment in a Globalising World that was held 10-12 November 2008 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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  • 6-February-2009

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    Taxation, innovation and the environment - Spanish case study

    This paper discusses the environmental impacts of tax incentives for innovation, and the innovation impacts of tax incentives for environmental expenditures, in the Spanish corporate income tax system.

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  • 4-February-2009

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    Natural Resources and Pro-Poor Growth: The Economics and Politics

    This publication demonstrates that natural resources can contribute to growth, employment, exports and fiscal revenues. It highlights the importance of policies encouraging the sustainable management of these resources, while emphasizing the special governance challenges.

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  • 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

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    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.

  • 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

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    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).

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