Environmental country reviews

Environmental Performance Reviews: Belgium (2007)


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This report examines Belgium’s progress since the previous OECD Environmental Performance Review in 1998 and the extent to which the country is meeting its domestic objectives and international commitments regarding the environment and sustainable development. It also reviews progress in the context of the OECD Environmental Strategy, and compared to the recommendations of the previous OECD review.

This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each member country. The analyses presented are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data and lead to recommendations for further environmental and sustainable development progress.


Chapter 1. Conclusions and Recommendations (also available in Dutch)
Part I - Environmental Management
Chapter 2. Air and Water Management
Chapter 3. Nature and Biodiversity Management
Part II - Sustainable Development
Chapter 4. Environmental-Economic Interface
Chapter 5. Environmental-Social Interface
Chapter 6. Environmental-Health Interface
Part III - International Commitments
Chapter 7. International Co-operation

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Related Material

  • Speech on the occasion of the launch of the Environmental Performance Review of Belgium
  • Conclusions and Recommendations of the 2nd cycle environmental performance review of Belgium (2006) (Dutch version)
  • Conclusions and Recommendations of the 1st cycle environmental performance review of Belgium (1998)
  • Policy Brief - Peer Review: A Tool for Co-operation and Change



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