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Our Publications

screenshot_7 Ukraine of the Future: New Policy on Environmental Protection and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

The policy agenda is intended to promote the reformation of the environmental governance system. The publication outlines the main problems in environmental governance in Ukraine, legislative gaps in the field and main decisions to overcome these gaps and to achieve the goal of establishing a democratic system of environmental governance that would ensure preservation of…

screenshot_8 Environmental calendar

The compendium is devoted to major environmental holidays observed in the whole world and in Ukraine in particular, in honor of mountains, water, the sun, forests and other natural resources. Th e publication contains information on events that emphasize creation of protected areas, importance of environmental education and awareness-raising. Th e environmental calendar describes days…

screenshot_9 Application of the European Convention on Human Rights for Protection of Environmental Rights and the Environment (manual)

The manual constitutes the first Ukrainian edition of the analytical review of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights in cases relating to the environment. The authors analyze court judg- ments under specific articles of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the content of which was creatively expanded…

screenshot_10 Collection of articles and abstracts of participants of the international interdisciplinary symposium “Human Rights and Environment in a New Ukraine: in Honor of Prof. Svitlana Kravchenko”

The collection of articles and abstracts presents problems of environmental protection through the prism of human rights,    reviews environmental issues as part of constitutional and international law, considers the role of the environmental law in the European reforms of the new Ukraine, analyzes the course of reforms of institutions and programs in environmental law, shows…

screenshot_11 Parks instead of concrete: new policy for protection of green space

Current green spaces management policy is not designed for their protection and conservation. Green spaces in settlements are transferred under construction; green spaces are reduced: greenery is damaged more than planted. Consequently, it results not only in the environmental damage and loss of recreation areas, but also in the destruction of natural systems of air…

screenshot_12 ON THE WAY TO STRENGTHENING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL DECISION–MAKING: UKRAINE

Public participation is an effective instrument of including environmental and social concerns into governmental decision-making and by this of improving the quality of the decisions as well as increasing the level of their acceptance by the general population. This has long been recognised both in many States and internationally. On the level of the Economic…

screenshot_15 Military Conf lict in Eastern Ukraine – Civilization Challenges to Humanity

Th e manual off ers studies by International Charitable Environmental Law Organization «Environment-People-Law» (EPL) on the impact of military operations on the environment in eastern Ukraine, evaluation of damage caused to the environment, provides key environmental features in Donetsk and Luhansk regions before the confl ict, investigates factors about pollution and destruction of environmenal objects…

Handbook on Access to Justice under the Aarhus Convention.

The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe./ Edited by Stephen Stec.Szentendre, Hungary. 2003, in English. Handbook on Access to Justice under the Aarhus Convention consists of two part – analytic and cases. The Handbook includes cases on the access to justice issues from different countries of Central and Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central…

Current Issues Of International Environmental Law. Kravchenko S., Andrusevych A., Bonine J.

Bonine J. Manual / general edition by professor Kravchenko S.Lviv: the Lviv National University press, 2002. – 336 p. The manual covers current issues of the contemporary international environmental law. The manual consists of two parts: general and selected topics. The general part includes scope of international environmental law, its objects, principles, sources and other…

Participatory SEA / Using “Participation” And “Strategy” To Protect The Environment

in English. The leaflet on SEA, prepared by John Bonine (Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide) and Svitlana Kravchenko (President of Charitable Foundation “EPL”, Project Manager for Public Participation, European ECO Forum).

Ratification of the Aarhus convention / Responsible for edition: S.Kravchenko

Kyiv – 1999. 48 p., in Ukrainian. The brochure contains comparative legal analysis of the Aarhus convention and Ukrainian legislation, history of its ratification, position of the representatives of the NGOs, description of the role of mass-media as one of the main instruments of the Aarhus convention implementation. The experts gave their conclusions and proposals…

Shale gas exploration and extraction: social, legal and environmental issues (an overview)

Olena Kravchenko, Hanna Khomechko, Bohdan Prots’ (PhD in Biology), Taras Zhyravetskyi, Volodymyr Kharkevych (PhD in Geology)Edited by Olena Kravchenko. — Lviv, 2013.Translation: Hanna KhomechkoDesign, desk top publishing: Olena Zhinchyna To facilitate deeper understanding of social, legal and environmental    consequences of shale gas exploration and extactions, the authors  present a short overview of social, legal and…

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