EPL: Events and Announcements
23 February 2017
The authorities of the village where deforestation rate is the highest in Kyiv oblast protest against creation of a national parkV. Sereda, the village mayor of Plesetske village in Kyiv oblast, appealed to the head of the Kyiv Regional Council H. Starikov with the request to prevent the establishment of a new national park in Kyiv oblast.
15 February 2017
The fight of opinions regarding the law on strategic environmental assessmentOn 4 October 2016, the Parliament of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine “On Strategic Environmental Assessment”. The adoption of the law was stipulated primarily by Ukraine’s international obligations within the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context.
14 February 2017
International institutions unanimously urge Ukraine to adopt the law on environmental impact assessment vetoed by the President of UkraineOn February 7, 2017, the Implementation Committee of the Espoo Convention (Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context) published a report of its thirty-seventh session, held on 12-14 December 2016 in Geneva. At this session, the Committee examined among other issues Ukraine’s progress in implementation of the decision on non-compliance of the state with its obligations within the treaty
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EPL (formerly Ecopravo-lviv) is a nongovernmental international organization, created in 1994 in order to provide assistance to individuals and legal persons in the protection of environmental rights, to promote the development of the environment protection, environmental education, science and culture.