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Legacies of the past – opportunities for a sustainable future
11 Oct 2007
Breaking the link between economic growth and its environmental impacts is one of the key challenges facing economies in South East Europe (SEE), Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA), says a new report.
Ministers must join forces to achieve a healthy environment for the pan-European region
10 Oct 2007
Environmental policy across the pan-European region is hampered by gaps in information and implementation according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report, released today.
Counting down to Belgrade
25 Sep 2007
The countdown to the Sixth 'Environment for Europe' Ministerial Conference has started. The conference, taking place from 10–12 October 2007 in Belgrade, Serbia, is organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The launch of the EEA report 'Europe's environment — The fourth assessment' will be a key event on the first day. The report assesses environmental progress in 53 countries — an area with a total population of more than 870 million people.
Sixth Ministerial Conference: Environment for Europe
10 Oct 2007, 09:00 AM to
12 Oct 2007, 03:00 PM
The Sixth Ministerial Conference: "Environment for Europe" will include the participation of environment ministers and high level government officials from 56 countries of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region, including Canada and USA. The “Environment for Europe” process is a unique partnership of the member States within the UNECE region, organizations of the United Nations system represented in the region, other intergovernmental organizations, regional environment centers, non-governmental organizations and other major groups that take a part in improving environmental protection and sustainable development issues in Europe.
The extent of the sea ice in the Arctic reached a new record low in September 2012. Climate change is melting the sea ice in the region at a rate much faster than estimated by earlier projections. ...
The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union.