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Manuals and Guides
Saving the ozone layer: guidelines for United Nations Offices
United Nations Environment Programme

These guidelines were developed to help identifying equipment that contains CFC and other ozone-depleting substances, decide how best to phase out ODS||minimize loss of ODS during phase out and ensure the new equipment purchased is ODS free.


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1999
Reports and Books
How the hotel and tourism industry can protect the ozone layer
United Nations Environment Programme

The information provided by this guide to the hotel and tourism industry in both developed and developing countries is also applicable to shopping centres, visitor centres, office buildings, and sports arenas. The guide will also be of interest to industry associations and government agencies involved in promoting and supporting environmental management activities in the hotel and tourism industry and other services.


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1999
Reports and Books
Environmental impacts of trade liberalization and policies for the sustainable management of natural resources: a case study of Uganda's fisheries sector
United Nations Environment Programme

This project focuses on the environmental and distributional implications and economic instruments for the water sector. The first project's component proposed methodology to assess the costs and benefits of trade liberalization and strategic management response. The second component aimed to development of economic instruments to address current water pricing mechanism shortcomings.


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1999
Reports and Books
Environmental impacts of trade liberalization and policies for the sustainable management of natural Resources: a case study of Chile's mining sector
United Nations Environment Programme

The liberalization process in the Chilean mining sector involved not only tariff reductions, but also changes in the regulatory framework concerning the foreign direct investment regime. The environmental effects analyzed include air and water quality, water use, and biodiversity. Even though it was impossible to provide a quantitative result, an indicative qualitative result provides an insight as to the effects, and the problems and opportunities implied.


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1999
Reports and Books
Ukraine Environmental Performance Reviews
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

The Environmental Performance Review of Ukraine started with its preparatory mission in November 1997. This mission resulted in the agreed structure of the review. The team carrying out the review consisted of national and international experts.


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1999
Reports and Books
Checklist of herpetofauna listed in the CITES appendices and in EC Regulation 338/97
United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (United Nations Environment Programme-WCMC)

The intention of this work is to provide a combined list of amphibian and reptile species included in the Appendices to CITES, the Annexes of the European Community (EC) Regulation 338/97, and to list their IUCN (World Conservation Union) conservation status category. This revised edition incorporates additions and amendments to the CITES appendices up to and including those made at the 10 th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Zimbabwe in June 1997 (effective from 18 September 1997). The IUCN status categories given here are those current at the time of preparation, as represented in the 1996 IUCNRed List of ThreatenedAnimals (IUCN. 1996).


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1999
Reports and Books
State of the Environment Report - 1999 - The Legislative and institutional landscape for Protection of the environment in Trinidad & Tobago
Environmental Management Authority (EMA) - Trinidad and Tobago

This report looks at the current situation with regard to environmental legislation and its enforcement. The EMA during 1998 and 1999 conducted an extensive survey into the legislative and institutional landscape to determine the first instance the extent of existing laws relating to environmental protection and secondly, how those laws impact on enforcement, effectiveness, behaviour and interaction among agencies.


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1999
Reports and Books
Lithuania Environmental Performance Reviews
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

The ECE Committee on Environmental Policy included the Environmental Performance Review of Lithuania in its work programme in January 1997. In February of the same year, the preparatory mission for the project was organized, and a team of both national and ECE experts was formed to carry out the review.


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1999
Policy Brief
Environmental Protection and Pollution Control (Amendment) Act, 1999 - Zambia
Zambia

An Act to amend the Environment Protection and Pollution Control Act


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1999