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European Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL)

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TitleEuropean Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL)
2nd TitleIMPEL Network
CreatorEuropean Commission
DescriptionIMPEL is an informal network of the environmental authorities of EU Member States, acceding and candidate countries, and Norway. The European Commission is also a member of IMPEL and shares the chairmanship of its Plenary Meetings. The core objectives of IMPEL are: to ensure a more effective implementation and enforcement of environmental legislation in the European Community; to share information and experiences, discuss problems and offer practical advice on implementation and enforcement of EC environmental legislation; to contribute to a greater consistency of approach in the implementation and enforcement of EC environmental legislation; to promote mutual understanding of the common characteristics and differences of national regulatory systems; to develop good and whenever possible best practices as regards inspection, permitting, monitoring, reporting and enforcement of EC environmental legislation.
URLhttp://impel.eu/
LanguageEnglish
CountryEUROPE, EUROPEAN UNION
Keywordsenvironment; EU; legislation; environmental legislation; enforcement; FLEGT
TypeLegislation, Networks, EC-EU resources
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: April 27 2007 | Last updated: August 26 2011