On 5 November 2003 Prof. Peter M. Haas gave a guest talk at Ecologic, Berlin. His presentation entitled "UN-Reform and the Future of UNEP" provided a basis for a lively discussion with Ecologic's scientists on international environmental regime development. His paper 'Is there a Global Governance Deficit and What Should be Done About It?', based on the presentation to Ecologic,...Read more
Events - Ecologic Institute EU
On behalf of the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation and the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Protection and Nuclear Safety an international Workshop entitled "EU: CAP and Enlargement - An Opportunity for Environment and Nature?" was carried out by Ecologic on February 19-21, 2003 in Potsdam, Germany. The primary goal of the conference was to analyse and discuss...Read more
The German Minister for the Environment Jürgen Trittin opened a workshop on precautionary flood protection in Bonn where approximately 100 European opinion leaders and decision makers met. Following the disastrous floods in the summer of 2002, the European Water Directors decided to develop common strategies in the near future.
The German Federal Environment Ministry together with the European Commission invited the...Read more
The Water Framework Directive (WFD) establishes new standards for public participation in water management. With its Water Forum the Bavaria takes the right approach in the first implementation stage.
The Water Framework Directive provides the involvement of the public in water management issues to an unprecedented extent. According to article 14 of the WFD, the Member States are required to encourage...Read more