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  • 23-November-2006


    OECD-World Bank Global Forum on Sustainable Development

    The OECD Global Forum on Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the World Bank and Agence Française de Développement, will discuss how governments in developing countries can work with local private water companies to provide affordable safe water and basic sanitation.

  • 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...

  • 7-May-2002


    Interim Report to the Council Meeting at Ministerial Level 2002 on the fisheries market liberalisation study

    In its Programme of Work 2000-2002, the Fisheries Committee launched a Study of Fisheries Market Liberalisation, with the following objectives...

  • 7-May-2002


    Interim Report to the Council Meeting at Ministerial Level 2002 on the study "Economic and social sustainability indicators for fisheries"

    In its 2000-02 Programme of Work, the Fisheries Committee launched a study to examine Economic and Social Sustainability Indicators for Fisheries. The overall objective for the study is to...

  • 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.

  • 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...

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