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Internationaler Handel und Umweltschutz

Zielkonflikte und Ansatzpunkte des Interessenausgleichs
"Trade and Environmental Protection" represents a cross-cutting issue area that must be simultaneously handled at different political levels. This book describes and analyses the institutional structures that are necessary for addressing trade and environment issues and indentifies integration strategies. In addition to being relevant to international policy-making, the topic covered in this book also reflects an area of special interest and activity at Ecologic.Read more

Kyoto Mechanisms and Compliance

March 2000 to December 2002
The 1997 Kyoto Protocol to protect the global climate is an incomplete agreement. Many of its provisions require a further specification in order to make the Protocol ratifiable for countries. In this project, concrete options and proposals for the elaboration of the Kyoto Protocol were developed for the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety.Read more

NGOs in International Environmental Policy

January 2000 to January 2002

This project analyses the importance of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the relationship between the legal basis and the practical influence of NGOs in different areas of international environmental governance.

The importance of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in international environmental co-operation has increased tremendously over the last decades. Accordingly, the participation of non-governmental actors has become a prominent subject for research, resulting in a dynamically growing body of literature on the subject, especially in the legal and social sciences.Read more

The Kyoto Protocol

November 1997 to January 1999
After protracted negotiations involving the highest political levels, the Kyoto Protocol to protect the global climate was adopted in 1997. Not only does it set, for the first time ever, quantitative limits for the emissions of greenhouse gases by industrialised countries, but it also introduced a number of complex and innovative mechanisms. In the project report that was published as a book, the negotiations and their result are analysed in detail. Read more

Ecologic Institute supports negotiators at UN climate negotiations in China

End of the year, parties to the UN climate negotiations will meet in Cancun, Mexico, to continue their negotiations on the future of international climate protection. In preparation for this, thousands of delegates met in Tianjin, China, beginning of October to negotiate the way forward. Dr. Camilla Bausch and Dr. Ralph Bodle of Ecologic Legal continue to support the German delegation and EU team in the negotiations. In this capacity, they participated in the negotiations in China and will travel to Cancun at the end of November to continue this work.

Ecologic Institute at the Global Environmental Governance Forum

In early July 2009, the Global Environmental Governance Forum drew a historic gathering of past, present, and future environmental leaders in the small Swiss town of Glion. The Forum gathered for the first time all five successive Executive Directors of the UN Environment Programme: Maurice Strong, the Secretary-General of the first United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and the Rio Earth Summit; Mostafa Tolba; Elizabeth Dowdeswell; Klaus Töpfer; and Achim Steiner, the current Executive Director. Maria Ivanova, a partner of Ecologic Institute, is Director of the Global Environmental Governance Project, which hosted the Forum. R. Andreas Kraemer and Susanah Stoessel of Ecologic Institute were also in attendance.

Ecologic at the Climate Conference in Bali

The UN Climate Conference, held from 2 to 15 December 2007 in Bali, Indonesia, was followed with great interest by a global audience. The conference laid the foundation for negotiations on a comprehensive global climate protection regime post 2012. Ecologic was present at the conference through Dr. Sebastian Oberthür, Senior Associate, Dr. Camilla Bausch, Senior Fellow and Head of Climate and Energy, as well as Michael Mehling, Fellow.

Ecologic at the international climate summit in Nairobi, Kenya

The 12th International Climate Conference (COP 12) under the Climate Framework Convention (UNFCCC) took place in Nairobi, Kenya on 6-17 November 2006. The conference coincided with the second meeting of the parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP 2). Dr.

Ecologic at the International Climate Conference in Montreal, Canada

The 11th conference of the parties (COP 11) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place in Montreal between 28 November and 9 December 2005. The conference simultaneously served as the first Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (KP) after its entry into force in early 2005 (COP/MOP 1). Ecologic, represented by Dr. Sebastian Oberthür, Senior Associate, and Dr. Camilla Bausch, Senior Fellow, attended and supported the German delegation.

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