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Danube River Basin Stakeholder Conference

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28 June 2005 to 29 June 2005
Budapest
Hungary

On Danube Day 2005, about 100 stakeholders from the entire Danube River Basin convene on 28 and 29 June 2005 in Budapest on invitation of the International Commission for the Protection of the River Danube (ICPDR). Participants learn about ICPDR activities and provide feedback on the '2004 Roof Report', which had been prepared to meet the official reporting requirements of...Read more

Danube River Basin Stakeholder Conference

TimeLoc
28 June 2005 to 29 June 2005
Budapest
Hungary

On Danube Day 2005, about 100 stakeholders from the entire Danube River Basin convene on 28-29 June 2005 in Budapest on invitation of the International Commission for the Protection of the River Danube (ICPDR). Participants learn about ICPDR activities and provide feedback on the ‘2004 Roof Report’, which had been prepared to meet the official reporting requirements of the EU...Read more

Public Participation in SIAs of Trade Agreements

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16 June 2005
Manchester
United Kingdom

Since 1999, the European Commission has been undertaking a series of Sustainable Impact Assessments (SIAs) of multilateral and regional trade agreements. On invitation, Markus Knigge presented at the EASY-ECO conference, organised by the Impact Assessment Research Centre in the University of Manchester's School of Environment and Development, a paper on the role of civil society engagement in these assessments. The presentation focused on the objectives of stakeholder consultations, methodologies for participation, the interplay with the negotiation process and the impediments for effective participation of civil society.

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Best Practices for Transparency in Export Promotion: Comparing the EulerHermes AG against International Standards

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11 May 2005
Berlin
Germany

Export Credit Agencies like the German EulerHermes AG have often been criticised for their restrictive information disclosure and the lack of participation. Through the recently agreed OECD Common Approaches, a trend towards better and earlier information disclosure has been established; however the actual implementation of this agreement remains to be seen. Benjamin Görlach presented recent developments in a workshop organised by the non-governmental organisation World Economy, Ecology and Development (WEED).

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Learning Together to Manage Together

Improving Participation in Water Management
The printed edition of the handbook "Learning together to manage together – improving participation in water management" was published in January 2006. Ecologic actively contributed to the development of the handbook, which is one of the main outputs of the European project Harmonising Collaborative Planning (HarmoniCOP).
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Public Participation in the Elbe Basin

Case study report produced under Work Package 5
Ecologic Institute supported the Institute for Environmental Systems Research at the University of Osnabrück in conducting a real-time case study in the Elbe basin. The main research focus of this study was the interplay of authorities and the various interest groups. The study is available for download.Read more
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The European Public Space Observatory

Assembling Information That Allows the Monitoring of the European Public Space
Giorgi, Liana et al. 2004: The European Public Space Observatory. Assembling Information That Allows the Monitoring of the European Public Space, EUROPUB research project. The Interdisciplinary Centre for Comparative Research in the Social Sciences, Austria and partners, Vienna.Read more
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Beteiligung der Öffentlichkeit im Koordinierungsraum Havel

The study on "Public participation in water management in the co-ordination area Havel (Berlin-Brandenburg)" authored by Nicole Kranz, Antje Vorwerk and Wenke Hansen was published as the first volume of the new publication series of the KompetenzZentrum Wasser Berlin (KWB - Berlin Centre of Competence for Water).Read more
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The Revision of the Directive on the Deliberate Release of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) into the Environment

Homeyer, Ingmar von 2004: The Revision of the Directive on the Deliberate Release of Genetically Modified Organisms into the Environment. Institutional Opportunity Structures for Effective Contestation of Policy-Making, EUROPUB research project, Deliverable 2, Case Study. Ecologic, Vienna.Read more

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