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International Cooperation for Transboundary Water Pollution Control: The Rhine River example (跨境水污染控制国际合作: 以莱茵河为例)

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International Cooperation for Transboundary Water Pollution Control: The Rhine River example (跨境水污染控制国际合作: 以莱茵河为例)

TimeLoc
1 April 2011
Berlin
Germany

In the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine, the member Switzerland, France, Germany, Luxemburg, the Netherlands and the European Commission work cooperatively and successfully towards a sustainable development of the Rhine River. This presentation focused upon experience with transboundary control of pollution.

The presentation first highlights some of the guiding principles of European environmental legislation and how these are central to transboundary pollution control, most importantly the principle of subsidiarity. It then focuses upon the history of cooperation for the protection of the Rhine, the programmes initiated, success achieved and ongoing challenges. Finally it extracts and analyses the most important factors for success and leasons learned. The presentation is available for download in English [pdf, 1.4 MB] and Chinese [1.5 MB].

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Date
1 April 2011
Location
Berlin, Germany
Keywords
Water, Water Resource Management, Transboundary Pollution Control, International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine