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National Policy Agenda 2017 - 2022.

National Policies
November, 2016
Palestine

The National Policy Agenda is a cross-cutting nation-wide document aiming at providing all Palestinians with an improved standard of living, better services accessible to all and responsive, accountable, transparent public institutions that put citizens’ interests and needs first improving their quality of life by providing high-quality public services, fostering job creation in the private sector and protecting the vulnerable.The Agenda is built upon the National Vision and three pillars each including a series of national priorities as follows (i) path to independence (including ending th

Argumentos para fortalecer la propiedad colectiva de la tierra en Sudamérica

Policy Papers & Briefs
November, 2016
Bolivia
Colombia
South America

La paz, Bolivia
30 de noviembre del 2016
Argumentos para fortalecer la propiedad colectiva de la tierra en Sudamérica
Juan Pablo Chumacero R.
 
Economista, con especialización en estudios latinoamericanos. Ha trabajado durante 14 años en la Fundación TIERRA, siendo su Director Ejecutivo entre 2012 y 2014. Actualmente trabaja como investigador en el IPDRS.
 

Argumentos para fortalecer la propiedad colectiva de la tierra en Sudamérica

Policy Papers & Briefs
November, 2016
Bolivia
Colombia
South America

La paz, Bolivia
30 de noviembre del 2016
Argumentos para fortalecer la propiedad colectiva de la tierra en Sudamérica
Juan Pablo Chumacero R.
 
Economista, con especialización en estudios latinoamericanos. Ha trabajado durante 14 años en la Fundación TIERRA, siendo su Director Ejecutivo entre 2012 y 2014. Actualmente trabaja como investigador en el IPDRS.
 

Ordinance amending the Building Ordinance.

Legislation
September, 2016
Liechtenstein

The present Ordinance introduces some amendments to the Building Ordinance of 22 September 2009. In particular, the Ordinance amends, inter alia, article 3 on Equivalence of standards; article 43 on Waste disposal; article 44 on Exposure and ventilation; also the Annex of the afore-mentioned Ordinance is amended.

Amends: Building Ordinance. (2012)

Land Degradation Neutrality National Report 2016 - 2030.

National Policies
August, 2016
Turkey

This Land Degradation Neutrality National Report is a national policy with a sectoral approach. The timeframe of the Plan is 15 years between 2016 and 2030. The overall goal of the policy is to ensure soil improvement and conservation.Agricultural productivity will be increased through land improvement in order to meet the food demand.Rural employment will be enhanced through agricultural development. To this end, the living standards in rural areas will be raised.Forest areas will be expanded through afforestation, rehabilitation of mine sites and soil conservation.

Loi n°1/09 du 12 aout 2016 portant code de l'urbanisme, de l'habitat et de la construction au Burundi.

Legislation
August, 2016
Burundi

Le présent code fixe les règles qui régissent l’urbanisme, l’habitat et la construction sur l’ensemble du territoire national, conformément aux dispositions légales se rapportant à l’assainissement et à la protection de l’environnement. En effet, ce code définit les différentes opérations d'urbanisme concrétisant les diverses destinations prévues pour les espaces urbains par les schémas directeurs d'aménagement et d'urbanisme et d'autres outils d'urbanisation.

Decreto Supremo Nº 008-2016-VIVIENDA ─ Modifica el Decreto Supremo Nº 015-2012-VIVIENDA, Reglamento de Protección Ambiental para proyectos vinculados a las actividades de Vivienda, Urbanismo, Construcción y Saneamiento.

Regulations
July, 2016
Peru

El presente Decreto Supremo modifica el Reglamento de Protección Ambiental para proyectos vinculados a las actividades de Vivienda, Urbanismo, Construcción y Saneamiento, en relación a la ampliación del plazo de adecuación de la inscripción en el Registro de Entidades encargadas para elaborar estudios ambientales para el Sector Vivienda, así como también el plazo de presentación del Programa de Adecuación y Manejo Ambiental (PAMA) sobre las medidas a adoptar respecto a los impactos ambientales generados durante la ejecución del proyecto, y las preventivas por los potenciales impactos que se

Decree No. 172 on the methods and technical standards for dredging operations in sites of national interest, pursuant to article 5-bis paragraph 6 of Act No. 84 of 28 January 1994.

Regulations
July, 2016
Italy

This Decree was adopted pursuant to article 5-bis of Law No. 84 of 1994 which addresses the dredging of marine coastal areas within sites of national interest. The Law states that dredged materials may be disposed of in the same body of water as long as they: are similar to the sediment level of the site of origin; are suitable for the destination site; and pass the relevant ecotoxicity tests. They may also be re-used on land if pollutants contained therein do not exceed certain thresholds; or stored in coastal retaining tanks if they are non-hazardous.

Kingdom of Lesotho

July, 2016

Lesotho is one of the poorest countries
in Southern Africa, and has one of the highest income
inequality in the world. Home to about 2 million people,
Lesotho is surrounded by South Africa, the second largest
and most industrialized economy in Africa. Lesotho generates
income mainly by exporting textiles, water, and diamonds,
and is a member of the Southern African Customs Union
(SACU), the Southern African Development Community (SADC),

Strategic IDPs Assessement

June, 2016

Integrated Development Plans (IDPs) have
been introduced in Romania as a prerequisite for accessing
EU funds under the Regional Operational Program (ROP). The
IDPs designed for growth poles represent a specific category
of strategic planning documents as: 1) they need to be
considered within the frame of the national policy to whose
implementation they contribute; and 2) they represent a
first endeavor to think of development across functional

Results in the Latin America and Caribbean Region, 2015, Volume 6

June, 2016

Latin America and the Caribbean (LCR)
will be center stage in the global development debate as
leaders from around the world convene in Lima, Peru for the
annual meetings of the World Bank Group and International
Monetary Fund. Critical progress in poverty reduction has
been made in the region over the last decade. The region’s
bottom 40 percent of the population saw growth eclipsing
that seen by the group in every other region in the world.

Resolución Nº 137-2016-MINAM ─ Actualiza métodos de ensayo para el análisis de los parámetros de los Estándares de Calidad Ambiental (ECA) para Suelo.

Regulations
June, 2016
Peru

La presente Resolución actualiza los métodos de ensayo para el análisis de los parámetros de los Estándares de Calidad Ambiental (ECA) para Suelo, con la finalidad de alcanzar una mayor precisión y exactitud de los resultados.

Enmienda: Decreto Supremo Nº 002-2013-MINAM ─ Estándares de Calidad Ambiental (ECA) para Suelo. (2013-03-24)