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  • IEEP launches a new quarterly newsletter

    The IEEP Newsletter offers a readily accessible update on recent work and achievements, areas of interest and events. Current and recently completed projects are set out under key subject headings, so ...

  • New Report: The EU's Better Regulation Agenda and the Environment

    IEEP Senior Fellow David Wilkinson launched IEEP's report on the EU's Better Regulation Agenda and its implications for the future of environmental policy at Westminster yesterday. The report provides ...

  • New IEEP Report: Ghost Fishing by Lost Fishing Gear

    ?Ghost fishing? is the term given to the continued fishing by fishing gear that has been lost or abandoned. It is a phenomenon that has attracted attention over the past two decades given the sometimes ...

  • EU Sustainable Development Network Strengthened at UK Presidency

    SD practitioners from EU Member States have agreed to strengthen the EU Sustainable Development network by establishing a small permanent Secretariat. The agreement was reached at the fourth annual EU ...

  • Funding Environmental Compliance Assurance

    Throughout the world, authorities responsible for enforcing environmental regulations and promoting compliance with environmental requirements are operating in the context of financial constraints. This ...

  • The EU's level playing field for business

    The single market aims to provide a 'level playing field' for business in the EU. However, does EU environmental law deliver this and how far do developments such as enlargement and the better regulation ...

  • IEEP Supports Defra in UK Presidency Event

    IEEP is providing support to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), for a high-level two-day meeting on national sustainable development strategies.

  • New EEA report - Environmental Policy Integration

    The European Environment Agency in Copenhagen has published a second report on environmental policy integration in Europe. The report emphasises the role of administrations in securing integration. It ...

  • Harnessing the proposed European Fisheries Fund

    In 2004, the European Commission proposed a new financial instrument for fisheries - the European Fisheries Fund - to cover the period 2007-2013. The fund would replace the Financial Instrument for Fisheries ...

  • Environmental Policy Integration in Europe

    Environmental policy integration (EPI) - as required under the EC Treaty - involves a continual process to ensure environmental issues are reflected in all policymaking. This generally demands changes ...

  • The Commission's Draft Declaration on Sustainable Development

    The European Commission has issued a draft declaration on sustainable development, due to be adopted at the next European Council meeting in June. In this briefing, IEEP looks at the draft declaration ...