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Our Publications

070319_2 Public monitoring of the environmental assessment procedures implementation: methodology

Procedures of environmental impact assessment (EIA) and strategic environmental assessment (SEA) were enacted in the XX century. Their aim is to prevent environmental damage and to establish sustainable development. Nevertheless, EIA and SEA are new for some countries and are at the initial stage of implementation. EPL with partners from Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova prepared…

280219_1 Hazardous Waste Management, the Ukrainian Way

About 600 thousand tons of hazardous waste is generated in Ukraine annually. These include worked out fluorescent lamps, motor oils, batteries, unfit and expired pesticides, pesticide packaging, medical waste and others. In European countries, this waste is safely generated, recycled, neutralized and disposed of, but in Ukraine it happens in a different way. Most of…

1411001 A popular commentary on the Law of Ukraine “On Environmental Impact Assessment”

The publication is intended to explain to the general public the main provisions of the Law of Ukraine “On Environmental Impact Assessment”, which introduced the European mechanism of taking account of environmental aspects in the process of authorization of planned activities that may have significant adverse impact on the environment. The compendium is intended for…

WHITE BOOK ON LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE FIELD OF PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT

According to the data of the World Health Organization for 2016, Ukraine ranks fourth in Europe by number of deaths per 100 thousand persons (137 deaths) resulting from air pollutioni. To compare, in the neighbouring Poland and Slovakia this figure makes respectively 76 and 59 cases, and in Austria – only 39 out of 100…

050818 Human rights and environmental protection: tutorial manual for judges-trainers of the online course

Human rights and environmental protection: tutorial manual for judges-trainers of the online course. Printing house “Manuscrypt”, 2018. The tutorial manual is intended to help judges develop skills in examining cases in the area of environmental protection and human rights while taking the distance course “Human Rights and Environmental Protection”. It can be used both by…

Greenbook on environmental liability

Clean and safe environment is an expensive asset. Every year developed countries allocate a significant budget for their environmental programs1. They realize importance of the environment for the development of the national economy and population health. Ukrainian situation is different: high-quality environment is considered too expensive. At the same time the nature‘s laws are the…

291217_001 Green Book

The goal is to analyze the problems of environmental control and outline alternative solutions of the identified problems.

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