The World's Water Water Conflict Chronology In an ongoing effort to understand the connections between water resources, water systems, and international security and conflict, the Pacific Institute initiated a project in the late 1980s to track and categorize events related to water and conflict, which has been continuously updated since. Our new format, updated November 2009, presents the information three ways, to better illustrate how conflicts over water impact history: Energie : transition énergétique pour la croissance verte Projet de loi relatif à la transition énergétique pour la croissance verte, n° 2188, déposé le 30 juillet 2014 (mis en ligne le 1er août 2014 à 11 heures) et renvoyé à une commission spéciale pour l'examen du projet de loi relatif à la transition énergétique pour la croissance verte Etude d'impact Le Gouvernement a engagé la procédure accélérée sur ce projet de loi le 5 septembre 2014. Amendements- Amendements déposés sur le texte n° 2230- Recherche multicritère Travaux des commissions - Commission spéciale pour l'examen du projet de loi relatif à la transition énergétique pour la croissance verte La Commission saisie au fond a nommé Mmes Marie-Noëlle Battistel rapporteur le 9 septembre 2014, Sabine Buis rapporteur le 9 septembre 2014, M.
Covenant of Mayors initiative New 2030 Framework and Integration of Adaptation In the summer 2015, spurred on by Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete, the European Commission European Commission The European Commission is the executive body of the European Union. The body is responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the Union’s treaties and the general day-to-day running of the Union. With the Covenant of Mayors initiative, the European Commission - DG Energy endorses and supports the efforts deployed by local authorities in the implementation of sustainable energy policies. and the Covenant of Mayors Office Covenant of Mayors Office The Covenant of Mayors Office (CoMO), established and funded by the European Commission, is responsible for the coordination and daily management of the initiative.
CES MED - CLEANER ENERGY SAVING MEDITERRANEAN CITIES Contract No ENPI 2012/309-311 CES-MED is a programme financed by the European Neighbourhood Partnership Instrument (ENPI), which is the main financial mechanism through which assistance is given to the European Neighbourhood Policy countries. ENPI has been operational since 1 January 2007 and is the main source of financing for the 17 partner countries (ten Mediterranean and six East European countries, plus Russia). It replaces earlier financing instruments including TACIS for the East and MEDA to the South and builds most directly on the MED-PACT programme. Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center The Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center (CPRC) is the EPA's primary resource for services and expertise in the areas of consensus-building, collaborative problem solving, alternative dispute resolution, and environmental conflict resolution. CPRC provides the following services to EPA managers and staff: Assistance in retaining professional facilitators and mediators experienced in environmental conflicts.
La charte d’engagement des bureaux d’études dans le domaine de l’évaluation environnementale - Ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer La charte d’engagement des bureaux d’études dans le domaine de l’évaluation environnementale s’inscrit dans la continuité des travaux relatifs à la séquence éviter, réduire, compenser (ERC), découlant d’une obligation légale faite aux maitres d‘ouvrage à éviter, limiter et compenser les impacts négatifs de leurs projets sur l’environnement. Cette charte répond également aux recommandations du rapport Lavoux de mai 2011 (PDF - 3783 Ko), qui visait à clarifier le marché de l’évaluation environnementale. Il préconisait en effet la mise en place d’une charte des compétences et d’un code de déontologie qui constituerait un engagement volontaire des bureaux d’études à se conformer à des critères touchant aussi bien la déontologie professionnelle que les compétences expertes nécessaires à l’élaboration d’une étude d’impact.
Solid Waste and Emergency Response You are here: EPA Home Solid Waste and Emergency Response Community Engagement Initiative Community Engagement Initiative Overview The EPA Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) is designed to enhance OSWER and regional offices’ engagement with local communities and stakeholders to help them meaningfully participate in government decisions on land cleanup, emergency preparedness and response, and the management of hazardous substances and waste.
National Network for Collaboration Collaboration: The Power of WE the People National Satellite Broadcast December 7th, 1998 Environmental Problem-Solving Center University of Colorado Menu Shortcut Page WOLF REINTRODUCTION ·NIMBYs ·TAXES·ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT ·ENDANGERED SPECIES ·TOXIC MATERIALS ·AIR POLLUTION ·WATER RESOURCES ·WETLAND PRESERVATION ·LAND USE ·TAKINGS · GROWTH CONTROL About Us The mission of the Center for Global Initiatives is to expand global opportunities at UNC through collaborative programs + projects and competitive awards + fellowships that connect people across borders and disciplines. We pursue this goal through a wide range of initiatives such as directing UNC’s Fulbright Program, funding faculty to develop new global courses, empowering students to conduct ambitious research and internships abroad, and connecting North Carolina K-12 classrooms with UNC’s global resources. We are especially interested in opening access to global opportunities to students, faculty, and staff traditionally underrepresented in this sphere. Our vision is that everyone at UNC has access to such opportunities and can seize them if desired. Because our work complements the many other global units on campus that focus on thematic and area studies, study abroad, service learning, career services, and external relations, the U.S.
Case Studies from the SCN Website Whereas some case studies from the previous Sustainable Communities Network website are no longer available, Sustainability in Action: Profiles of Community Initiatives Across the United States is included on this website and is available in PDF format. These profiles of sustainability initiatives, one from each state and the District of Columbia, were originally prepared in 1995 for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Urban and Economic Development Office which became the Office of Sustainable Communities in 2010. In 1996, they were subsequently included in the Sustainable Communities Task Force Report of the President's Council on Sustainable Development. Together these examples tell a story of a new wave of American ingenuity whereby citizens and institutions were solving problems and planning for the future in innovative ways.
Let’s Get Digital! 50 Tools for Online Public Engagement Photo Credit: Karen, Flickr Creative Commons, Online public participation is an effective complement to face-to-face events such as community workshops and design charrettes. Selecting the right platform to get the most out of digital outreach can be overwhelming. The first step is to learn what tools are out there! "The Next Generation" Initiative: In-State Workshops on Civil Discourse for Legislators The National Institute for Civil Discourse is committed to advancing the practice of civil discourse to strengthen our democratic traditions and improve governance. Many national elected leaders begin their political careers in state legislatures. These future national lawmakers are the focus of “The Next Generation” initiative, which aims to cultivate a culture where discourse and collaboration typify public policy development.
Policy Innovations for Transformative Change: Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development World leaders have committed to transform our world and to leave no one behind in the quest for sustainable development. What needs to happen now to enable the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to deliver on its transformative promise? Which policies and practices will lead to social, economic and ecological justice? Research presented in the UNRISD 2016 Flagship Report, Policy Innovations for Transformative Change, shows that: - breaking the vicious circle that produces poverty, inequality and environmental destruction requires transformative change that directly attacks the root causes of these problems instead of the symptoms;