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  • 18-November-2003


    OECD Commends Austria's Environment but Calls for More Integrated Policies

    The OECD has praised Austria's environmental performance, in particular the progress achieved towards its national environmental objectives and international commitments.

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  • 13-November-2003


    La OCDE alaba las políticas medio ambientales de México pero le anima a realizar un mayor esfuerzo para alcanzar mejores logros

    El rápido crecimiento de la economía y la población en México están ejerciendo una presión significativa en el medioambiente, aumentando la contaminación y agotando los recursos naturales.

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  • 31-October-2003


  • 30-October-2003


    OECD lobt mexikanische Umweltpolitik und fordert bessere Durchsetzung und Finanzierung

    Der rasche Anstieg der Bevölkerung in Mexiko und das Wachstum der Wirtschaft stellen eine erhebliche Belastung für die Umwelt dar. Die Umweltverschmutzung steigt und die natürlichen Ressourcen werden über Gebühr in Anspruch genommen.

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  • 3-April-2003


    OECD/EEA Launch New Database on Economic Instruments Used in Environmental Policy

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Environment Agency have developed a database which will help governments choose a mix of economic instruments and voluntary approaches for environmental protection.

  • 21-June-2002

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    Ökologische Finanzreform. Eine gemeinsam von der OECD und dem Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit veranstaltete Konferenz, Berlin, Deutschland, 27. Juni 2002

    Economic instruments - including environmentally related taxes - have proven effective to help OECD countries meet environmental challenges. These instruments make firms and households consider the costs on the environment when they make producti...

  • 23-January-2002


    OECD Governments Agree to Take the Lead on Buying "Green"

    OECD governments are to lead efforts to buy more environmentally-friendly goods and services, with a view to encouraging businesses and households to follow similar purchasing policies.

  • 4-December-2001


    Statement by the OECD Secretary-General Donald J. Johnston on Export Credits and the Environment

    "Negotiations have been proceeding at the OECD on common approaches to officially supported export credits and the environment. Much progress has been made, and I foresee OECD discussions continuing towards further improvements".

  • 16-May-2001


    OECD Environment Ministers Adopt an Environmental Strategy for the Next Decade, Paris, 16 May 2001

    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...

  • 29-March-2001


    The OECD Environmental Outlook Identifies "Red Lights" for the Future

    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...

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