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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

European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument – New Opportunities for Ukraine

European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument – New Opportunities for Ukraine // Nataliya Andrusevych (Ed). – Lviv, 2008. – 160 p. (in Ukrainian)



This is a Handbook on the new funding instrument of the EU for neighbouring countries, including Ukraine. The Handbook contains three parts – brief information on ENPI; ENPI – framework for the assistance’ provision within new funding instrument; Documents. The second part contains description of the national, regional, sub-regional, cross-border, and thematic programs; environmental issues within the ENPI; public participation; useful information. The section “Documents” includes translation into Ukrainian of the Regulation on ENPI, Strategy Paper and Indicative Program for Eastern ENPI region, Country Strategy Paper and National Indicative Program for Ukraine, Strategy Paper and Indicative Program for Cross-border Cooperation Programs.


The Handbook aims at broad audience of stakeholders, which have interest in issues of the EU financial assistance to Ukraine.


This publication (website) has been supported by the WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme and WWF-Norway with co-financing from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European Union.



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.