Environment Ministers from 55 countries of Europe, North America, Caucasus and Central Asia met in Kyiv on 21-23 May at 5th 'Environment for Europe' Ministerial Conference. OECD provided inputs on environmental policy instruments, financing.
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Policy makers in EECCA countries have much less economic and financial information to support environmental management than their counterparts in CEE or OECD countries. The investment and operational costs of meeting environmental objectives are rarely ex-ante calculated in a robust way and used in policy development. Data on environmental expenditures are not collected according to internationally acknowledged methodologies and
This book presents a method to develop financing strategies for investment-heavy environmental infrastructure, such as urban water supply, wastewater collection and treatment, and municipal solid waste. The strategies, supported by the FEASIBLE computer model, were developed in several countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA), in EU accession countries and China.
As a non-binding guidance, this document has been developed to serve the environmental ministries and enforcement authorities in transition economies.
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This Annual Report on China-OECD Activities presents an overview of activities along with plans for 2004. It also includes conclusions from two major activities carried out in 2003: first on developing strategies for financing environmental infrastructure and second on environmental indicators.<
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Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Development
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Proceedings of the OECD-China Seminar on Environmental Monitoring
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SEAWUN, US-AEP and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) co-organized a regional workshop on December 13–14, 2004 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Summary of the OECD-China seminar OECD-China Seminar on Environmental Indicators OECD Headquarters, June 2003 Objectives
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This study was conducted in the framework of co-operation between the OECD and China. The OECD secretariat has examined the financial sustainability and affordability of developing modern, centralised wastewater management infrastructure in medium sized cities and countries in China.