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3 жовтня 2017 Kerch Bridge will destroy the Sea of ​​Azov

Theme №1 in the “Crimean issue” during the last two years is the construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait, which aims to connect Russia with the annexed Crimean peninsula. Most of the discussions around this undoubtedly important issue are turning around political consequences, or are like dragging a rope guessing whether “they will…

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2 жовтня 2017 Deadline in Ukrainian style: 1 day to analyze more than 700 pages of the document on European integration

On September 28, 2017, the Ministry of Economic Development of Ukraine sent to other ministries a draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on approval of the Action Plan for the implementation of the Association Agreement to be reviewed and approved by September 29, 2017. The draft resolution contains 700 pages. The time…

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29 вересня 2017 Press-release 29 September 2017

             29 September 2017 Press-release On 29 September 2017, RPR office hosted the EU-funded roundtable discussion “How to introduce the European hierarchy of domestic waste management in Ukraine?” that became the platform for developing a joint vision of the government, business and the public regarding Ukraine’s switch to European standards of waste management. As stated…

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28 вересня 2017 Press-release 27 September 2017

             Press-release On 26-27 September 2017, the EU–funded seminar “How can the public influence behavioral change in waste management in Ukraine?” was held in Lviv. The seminar was devoted to discussion of European practices of waste management and the role of civil society in changing the whole system of waste management in Ukraine. According to…

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25 вересня 2017 The judges said artificial sand wash-over in Koncha-Zaspa is legal

The panel of judges of the Kyiv Economic Court of Appeal in the case No. 911/61/17 stated that artificial sand wash-over in Koncha-Zaspa is legal. In the period from 2001 to 2008 in Koncha-Zaspa on the disputed territory between Kyiv and the Kyiv region, there was performed artificial sand wash-over for construction works on the…

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25 вересня 2017 The court left the dolphins in conditions that kill them

On September 21, despite significant violations committed by Truskavets Dolphinarium, which are the direct grounds for terminating its activities, the Kyiv Economic Court refused to satisfy the claim justifying its decision by the statement that the method used for protection of dolphins was inadequate. However, due to the lack of a rehabilitation center, the method…

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16 вересня 2017

Kyiv, 15 September 2017 How can each one of us make the change happen in waste management in Ukraine? On 26-27 September 2017, International charitable organization “Environment-People-Law” and NGO “Environmental initiatives” are holding the seminar “How can the public influence behaviour change in waste management in Ukraine?” The seminar intends to promote eco-friendly behaviour and…

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14 вересня 2017 Ukraine’s Aarhus victories: our sincere greetings

Today, on September 14th, the high-level segment of the sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention) was held in the city of Budva (Montenegro). More than four hundred official delegates and NGO representatives from…

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12 вересня 2017 Round table discussion: «How to introduce the European hierarchy of solid domestic waste management in Ukraine?»

  On 29 September 2017, the Reanimation Package of Reforms (RPR), International charitable organization “Environment-People-Law” (EPL) and Environmental Initiative (EI) NGO are holding the round table discussion “How to introduce the European hierarchy of solid domestic waste management in Ukraine?” covering various aspects of waste management, from financing to legal questions, providing also best EU…

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8 вересня 2017 What is the clue to Swedish effectiveness of waste management?

Sophia Shutiak, EPL lawyer, was looking for the answer to the question at the meeting of Avfall Sverige company – the Swedish Waste Management Association.1 As explained Jon Nilsson–Djerf, the representative of the Association, Sweden has a complex system of waste collection that is very effective. But Swedes are modest and say that there is…

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