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    Note by the secretariat

    Legislation & Policies
    UN Resolutions
    August, 2019
    Global

    As per the provisions of rule 10 of the rules of procedures of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Conference of the Parties (COP), the second intersessional meeting of the Bureau of the thirteenth session of the COP (COP 13) held in Guiyang, China, on 26 February 2019, endorsed the inclusion of a new agenda item on land tenure, under new and emerging issues, for consideration at COP 14. The Bureau further requested the secretariat to submit a background document in that respect. 

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    National Policies
    February, 2007
    Estonia

    The Estonian Environmental Strategy 2030 is a national cross-sectoral strategy of Estonia for the period 2007-2030. Its main objective is to ensure the preservation and improvement of the Estonian living and natural environment in the areas of reduction of waste, disused hazardous sites and the pollution load; sustainable use of water and mineral resources; energy; transport; forestry; fisheries; hunting; and preservation of the diversity of nature and landscapes.The Strategy aims to ensure food and potable water safety.

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    National Policies
    February, 2007
    Estonia

    The National Environmental Action Plan of Estonia is a national cross-sectoral action plan of Estonia for the period 2007-2013. Its main objective is to present a consensual list of nationally prioritised activities aimed at achieving the primary goals of the environmental policy specified in the national Environmental Strategy, indicating the financing needs and discussing the most optimal use of non-budgetary funding sources.The Action Plan aims to ensure food and potable water safety.

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    Legislation
    April, 2013
    Estonia

    The Act regulates industrial emissions in Estonia. Its purpose is to achieve a high level of protection of the environment taken as a whole by minimizing emissions into air, water and soil and the generation of waste in order to prevent adverse environmental impacts. The Act determines the industrial activities of high environmental hazard, provides the requirements for operation therein and liability for failure to comply with the requirements, and the organisation of state supervision.

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    Legislation
    October, 2016
    Estonia

    The Act regulates the Earth’s crust in Estonia. Its purpose is to ensure sustainable and economically efficient use of the earth's crust and to reduce environmental nuisances arising thereby to the greatest extent possible.

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    Legislation
    November, 2016
    Dominica

    This Act concerns the development and management of geothermal resources for purposes of obtaining geothermal energy. It establishes the Geothermal Resources Advisory Committee. “Geothermal energy” means the energy derived or derivable from and produced within the earth by natural heat phenomena, and includes geothermal water. The Geothermal Resources Advisory Committee shall advise the Minister on development of geothermal energy.

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    Regulations
    January, 2016
    Honduras

    El presente Acuerdo modifica el Reglamento de la Ley de fortalecimiento de la camaricultura, respecto a las modalidades del proceso de Licenciamiento Ambiental, que se podrá llevar a cabo en forma individual o grupal. Para el caso de la licencia grupal, los proponentes con fincas de menos de cien hectáreas, bastará que dos o hasta diez fincas que se encuentren en el mismo sector geográfico y en el mismo rango de tamaño, se asocien bajo la modalidad de Asociación para el solo efecto de solicitar y obtener la Licencia Ambiental.

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    Regulations
    March, 2016
    Honduras

    El presente Acuerdo modifica el Reglamento de la Ley de fortalecimiento de la camaricultura, respecto a las modalidades del proceso de Licenciamiento Ambiental, en aspectos relacionados con la Unidad Ejecutora del Proyecto Conjunto de Regularización de Fincas Camaroneras, cuyo personal técnico funcionará en las instalaciones físicas de la Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería (SAG), y cuya finalidad es permitir a las fincas que se dedican al cultivo del camarón operando en áreas nacionales, regularizar su situación legal y obtener por primera vez o en renovación su concesión o contrato de a

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    Legislation
    October, 2005
    Nicaragua

    La presente Ley tiene por objeto tipificar como delitos contra el medio ambiente y los recursos naturales, las acciones u omisiones que violen o alteren las disposiciones relativas a la conservación, protección, manejo, defensa y mejoramiento del ambiente y los recursos naturales, así como, el establecimiento de la responsabilidad civil por daños y perjuicios ocasionados por las personas naturales o jurídicas que resulten con responsabilidad comprobada.

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    Legislation
    July, 2015
    Republic of Korea

    The purpose of this Act is to prescribe matters necessary for the observation of, prevention of, provision against, and action against earthquakes, tsunami, and volcano, earthquake-proof measures, and research and technical development to reduce earthquake disasters and volcano disasters in order to protect the life and property of the people and major infrastructure from disasters due to earthquakes, tsunami, and volcano.

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