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How to Ensure Compliance with Espoo Convention in Nuclear Field in Ukraine / Policy paper (2014) (In Ukrainain)
 

> The Year in Review - 2012: Ukraine Environmental Policy and Law

 

> Statement of the National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on the Necessity to Introduce the Environmental Impact Assessment in Ukraine
 

Case Law of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee (2004-2008)

Case Law of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee / A.Andrusevych, T. Alge, C. Clemens (eds). – Lviv: RACSE, 2008. – 68 p.

 

The publication attempts to summarize the practice of the Compliance Committee of the Aarhus Convention. The publication was designed as a reference tool and comprises two parts. The first part is Aarhus Convention text (without GMO amendment) with inserted interpretations of its provisions by the Committee. The second part is Decision I/7 of the 1st Meeting of the Parties (establishing the compliance mechanism and setting its key procedural elements) with Committee’s case law on procedural issues (such as admissibility requirements). The publication covers all cases considered by the Compliance Committee until Third Meeting of the Parties of the Aarhus Convention (Riga, 2008).

The publication was designed to help policy-makers and practitioners apply and use the Convention in a more effective and uniform way promoting common standards for practical enforcement of environmental human rights in UN ECE region.

This publication is part of a project supported by the Sigrid Rausing Trust.

 

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Policy Review


March 2014



Publication
Red Book Rendezvous

NURAGICA COLUMBINE
Aquilegia nuragica

Red List Category: Critically Endangered.
Major Threats : The species is certainly facing a high extinction risk due to natural factors rather than human impact. Grazing does not seem to be a problem since the plant is toxic.
Conservation Actions: Currently there is no legal protection for this species, despite the fact that the regional council of Sardinia proposed a draft law in 2001 concerning protection of plant species on the island, and that A. nuragica is listed in the Annex as an endemic species. The site is situated in the Gennargentu National Park, but due to the lack of a management committee, no protective measures are in place.

Source: www.iucnredlist.org