What is CBD?

The Convention was opened for signature at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. It entered into force on 29 December 1993 and currently has 188 Parties.

News: Open letter reminds Mayor to respect public and expert opinion, 03.11.2005

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In October 2005 the Environmental Impact Assessment for the incinerator was rejected, but soon afterwards an article appeared in the national media stating that Zagreb’s mayor, Milan Bandic, did not accept the decision and that he would seek assistance from the Prime Minister to realise the project.
03.11.05. 02:00
Waste

Water management on the Drava and Mura in Croatia in line with EU environmental legislation

The lower Drava and Mura Rivers in the border area between Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary are one of the most valuable river ecosystems in Europe.
15.10.05. 02:00
Freshwater

Document: Incinerator correspondence with EBRD #1, 14.10.2005

Letter from Green Action to EBRD, 14th October 2005
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Waste

Document: Incinerator analysis - Position paper, 14.10.2005

Concerns regarding the proposed waste-to-energy incinerator in Zagreb, Croatia
14.10.05. 02:00
Waste

Sustainable Development and Strengthening of the Handicraft Tradition in the Mountain Velebit Area

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As a result of many years of experience in the field work related to nature and biodiversity protection in Lika and Velebit area we have come to the understanding that adequate protection of natural resources is impossible without also conserving cultural heritage of the area and allowing economic prosperity for local population.

News: Report about the 2005 annual general meeting of the EBRD in Belgrade, 08.06.2005

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EBRD is providing funding for several projects in Croatia, such as the Zagreb Wastewater Treatment Plant, the Karlovac Wastewater Treatment Plant, and part of the Rijeka-Zagreb Motorway.
08.06.05. 02:00
Environmental Law

News: Zagreb solid waste management programme - Case summary, 15.05.2005

The Zagreb Solid Waste Management Programme, carried out by a city-owned company called ZGOS and mainly funded by the EBRD, comprises the rehabilitation of Zagreb’s Jakuševec landfill site, which is widely reported to be the largest illegal landfill in Central and Eastern Europe.
15.05.05. 03:00
Waste