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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

Complaint about Belarus NPP under Espoo Convention

Complaint on non-compliance by Belarus with its obligations under Espoo Convention in the course of construction of a nuclear power plant (NPP).


The complaint was developed by the European ECO Forum legal team and submited to the Implementation Committee of the Espoo Convention by the Ecoclub NGO (Ukraine).


The complaint includes:


1. Cover Form (English)

2. Main argumentation (English)

3. Annex I

4. Annex II

5. Annex III

6. Annex IV

(all annexes are in Russian)

Policy Review

March 2014

Red Book Rendezvous

Macrovipera schweizeri

Red List Category: Endangered.
Major Threats : It is threatened by illegal collection of animals, direct persecution when encountered, accidental mortality on roads and ongoing habitat loss through mining and quarrying concessions. Fires (caused by humans) and tourist development are also important threats.
Conservation Actions: It is listed on Annex II of the Bern Convention and is protected by national legislation. The entire island of Polyaigos is protected and southern Milos is also protected by the European network of protected areas. The species has been monitored for many years. Snake tunnels have been constructed at four sites, and more are planned; studies have showed that these are an effective method to reduce road kills in this species. Agreements have been reached with the mining company to reduce road traffic, especially at night.