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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

Lynx pardinus

Red List Category: Critically Endangered.
Major Threats : The Iberian Lynx is a naturally vulnerable species because of its dependence on only one prey species, the rabbit, and its narrow habitat spectrum. Habitat destruction, deterioration and alteration have impacted negatively on the lynx for centuries.The Iberian Lynx received protection against hunting in the early 1970s and since then hunting has dropped off. However, some lynxes are still shot and killed in traps and snares set for smaller predators, particularly on commercial hunting and shooting estates
Conservation Actions: Lynx pardinus is currently listed on CITES Appendix I, and on Appendix II of the Bern Convention and Annexes II* and IV of the EU Habitats and Species Directive. It is also fully protected under national law in Spain and Portugal, and is classed as Critically Endangered on the national Red Lists of both countries (Palomo and Gisbert 2002, Cabral et al. 2005). Public awareness and education programs have helped change attitudes towards the lynx particularly among private landowners in lynx areas.