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2014 – International Year of Family Farming
The United Nations General Assembly declared 2014 as the
International Year of Family Farming
Conference on Rural Development Prog...
CEEweb along with ADEPT Fundatia, European Environmental Bureau and BirdLife Europe are organizing a conference on the new Rural Development Policy and Programmes at the European Economic and Social Committee on 15 September in Brussels. Last December the reformed Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) finally got published in the official journal. There is huge concern about the extent […]
Workshop for a greener CAP
CEEweb organised a meeting on options and tools in reaching a greener Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) between 11-12 June 2014 in Budapest. While the reformed CAP is into force for the years to come, despite their very unsatisfactory content, NGOs should focus on the implementation and try to turn them to light green at national […]
Ineffective 2030 energy efficiency g...
Last Wednesday the European Commission Vice-President Oettinger presented the Energy Efficiency Communication, which analyses the EU’s progress towards its 2020 energy efficiency target and puts forward an energy efficiency framework for the following years up to 2030. The Communication proposes a 30% energy savings target to be included in the 2030 climate and energy framework […]
New guidance handbook on financing N...
The Commission prepared a new “Financing Natura 2000 Guidance Handbook” for the period 2014-2020. The document is designed to help EU Member States strengthen the uptake of EU funds for the management and conservation of their Natura 2000 sites in the new multiannual financial framework. The Handbook analyses and describes opportunities for financing investments in […]
Commissioner expresses concern over ...
“The stigmatizing rhetoric used in Hungary against non-governmental organisations (NGOs) active in the field of promoting human rights and democratic values, with politicians questioning the legitimacy of their work, is of great concern to me” said Nils Muižnieks last Thursday, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, publishing a letter addressed to the Minister […]
Nagoya Protocol enters into force th...
The Nagoya Protocol will enter into force on 12 October 2014 following its ratification by 51 Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In the past weeks, 12 countries have deposited their instruments. Its entry into force will mean that the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties can now be held from […]
Formulating global sustainability
The process of finalizing the Sustainable Development Goals is now entering the final phase. The UN-established body, Open Working Group (OWG), which is responsible for this work, has come a long way, starting in March 2013 with eight stocktaking meetings, followed by consideration of elements for a goals and targets framework, at the 9th session, that commenced on March 2014. Since […]
Trekking towards Tourism Strategy in...
A conference organised right before the COP4 of the Carpathian Convention will focus on the Final Draft for the Strategy on Sustainable Tourism Development of the Carpathians. The strategy is ready for adoption at the Conference of the Parties of the Carpathian Convention (COP4). The stakeholders will discuss ways and means of implementing the strategy […]