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  • IEEP's spring newsletter

    Our second newsletter covers eleven topics of our research: the EU Sustainable Development Strategy, emissions trading, rural development programmes, and more...

  • Aquatic Alien Species and the Water Framework workshop

    This workshop in Brussels on 8/9 March was organised by the UK-TAG supporting implementation of the Water Framework Directive (see www.wfduk.org/). It allowed Member State representatives to share experiences ...

  • Report on Conflicting EU Funds released

    A report describing the ways in which use of European funds may clash with nature and biodiversity conservation objectives was released by WWF at the start of March. IEEP assisted WWF in compiling this ...

  • Institutional Interaction in Global Environmental Governance

    "Institutional Interaction in Global Environmental Governance" has been published by MIT Press. The book describes the results of an EU Research Project to which IEEP contributed, and examines how EU laws ...

  • IEEP report in European Parliament hearing

    Jason Anderson's report on climate change and natural disasters, written for the European Parliament's Environment Committee, was discussed in a joint public hearing of the Committees of the Environment ...

  • Policy Framework for Improving Management of the Deep-Water

    Report on the management options for the deepwater net fishery to the west and north of Great Britain and Ireland now available.

  • Project on the Value of Biodiversity

    IEEP is leading a research consortium that is conducting a study on the value of biodiversity in the EU. The objective of this work is to identify and document EU examples where biodiversity/habitat loss ...

  • IEEP launches a new quarterly newsletter

    The IEEP Newsletter offers a readily accessible update on recent work and achievements, areas of interest and events. Current and recently completed projects are set out under key subject headings, so ...

  • New Report: The EU's Better Regulation Agenda and the Environment

    IEEP Senior Fellow David Wilkinson launched IEEP's report on the EU's Better Regulation Agenda and its implications for the future of environmental policy at Westminster yesterday. The report provides ...

  • New IEEP Report: Ghost Fishing by Lost Fishing Gear

    ?Ghost fishing? is the term given to the continued fishing by fishing gear that has been lost or abandoned. It is a phenomenon that has attracted attention over the past two decades given the sometimes ...

  • EU Sustainable Development Network Strengthened at UK Presidency

    SD practitioners from EU Member States have agreed to strengthen the EU Sustainable Development network by establishing a small permanent Secretariat. The agreement was reached at the fourth annual EU ...

  • Funding Environmental Compliance Assurance

    Throughout the world, authorities responsible for enforcing environmental regulations and promoting compliance with environmental requirements are operating in the context of financial constraints. This ...

  • The EU's level playing field for business

    The single market aims to provide a 'level playing field' for business in the EU. However, does EU environmental law deliver this and how far do developments such as enlargement and the better regulation ...

  • IEEP Supports Defra in UK Presidency Event

    IEEP is providing support to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), for a high-level two-day meeting on national sustainable development strategies.

  • New EEA report - Environmental Policy Integration

    The European Environment Agency in Copenhagen has published a second report on environmental policy integration in Europe. The report emphasises the role of administrations in securing integration. It ...

  • Harnessing the proposed European Fisheries Fund

    In 2004, the European Commission proposed a new financial instrument for fisheries - the European Fisheries Fund - to cover the period 2007-2013. The fund would replace the Financial Instrument for Fisheries ...

  • Environmental Policy Integration in Europe

    Environmental policy integration (EPI) - as required under the EC Treaty - involves a continual process to ensure environmental issues are reflected in all policymaking. This generally demands changes ...

  • The Commission's Draft Declaration on Sustainable Development

    The European Commission has issued a draft declaration on sustainable development, due to be adopted at the next European Council meeting in June. In this briefing, IEEP looks at the draft declaration ...