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Blitz Reforms for Ukrainian Government and Environment / Policy brief (2015) (In English) 

 

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

COMMON STURGEON
Common Sturgeon

Red List Category: Critically Endangered.
Major Threats : Bycatch is the major threat and the extraction of gravel in the Garonne is a potential threat to the species. Dam construction, pollution and river regulation have led to loss and degradation of spawning sites.
Conservation Actions: An ongoing in situ conservation programme is in place. Ex-situ conservation is carried out in France and Germany.There is a fisheries awareness programme co-ordinated between National Fishermen Associations in Atlantic North Sea and WWF.This species was listed on CITES Appendix II in 1975, and moved to Appendix I in 1983.

Source: www.iucnredlist.org