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A Revolution in Europe - The Water Framework Directive

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16 April 2002
Washington, DC
United States

The Heinrich Boell Foundation and the National Wildlife Federation co-hosted a conference on "Water: A Key Issue for Sustainable Development - For Johannesburg and Beyond" in Washington, DC, on 16 April 2002. R. Andreas Kraemer spoke on the emerging water policy framework in Europe, its likely effect on water management, and lessons for other part of the world.

Although Agenda 21 establishes principles for protecting the quality and supply of freshwater resources, the world's freshwater resources are becoming more polluted and degraded, freshwater ecosystems are disappearingRead more

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International Comparison of Water Management

January 2002 to March 2003
On 15 October 2003, Wenke Hansen, Ecologic, one of the main authors of the comparative study on the international water sector presented some key messages of this study. On the occasion of the publication of the study in five volumes and the European Commission's Communication on the Internal Market Strategy the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour (BAK) and the Austrian Association of Cities had invited to the event at the Permanent Representation of Austria to the European Union in Brussels "Liberalisation of water for Europe's citizens? - The Internal Market Strategy in the light of European experiences". Read more
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Modelle der Wasserversorgung in Europa und Australien

Kraemer, R. Andreas and Wenke Hansen 2001: "Modelle der Wasserversorgung in Europa und Australien", in: Umweltbundesamt (UBA) (ed.): Nachhaltige Wasserversorgung in Deutschland: Analyse und Vorschläge für eine zukunftsfähige Entwicklung. Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 70-104.Read more
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Protecting Water Resources: Pollution Prevention

Thematic Background Paper for the International Conference on Freshwater
Kraemer, R. Andreas; Keya Choudhury; Eleftheria Kampa 2001: Protecting Water Resources: Pollution Prevention - Thematic Background Paper for the International Conference on Freshwater — Bonn, 3-7 December 2001. Ecologic, Institute for International and European Environmental Policy, Berlin.Read more
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RhineNet - Participatory Management of the Rhine River Basin

October 2001 to September 2006

RhineNet is aimed at promoting public participation within the implementation of the Water Framework Directive in the Rhine river basin through the co-operation of various institutions and organisations. The project’s final conference will be held on 15-16 November 2006 in Luxembourg.

The conference will present the project’s results, provide for experience exchange with other projects dealing with public participation and water management, present and further develop a vision for future co-operation among RhineNet members, and provide a platform for discussion of future approachesRead more

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Umweltaspekte einer Privatisierung der Wasserwirtschaft in Deutschland

Dokumentation der int. Fachtagung vom 20. und 21. November 2000 in Berlin
The privatisation of water supply and distribution in Germany, in the context of the general discussion concerning the enhancement of competition and efficiency with regard to the liberalisation of public services, is increasingly finding a place on the agenda of policy-makers and interest groups. This report of the conference proceedings summarises the presentations given as well as the most important outcomes of the discussion at the International Symposium held on 20-21 November 2000 in Berlin. Read more

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