Environmental Performance Reviews: Serbia

Third Review

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This third review takes stock of the progress made by Serbia in the management of its environment since the country was reviewed in 2007 for the second time. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the second review. The third review covers policymaking, implementation and the financing of environmental policies and projects. It discusses waste management and the protection of water resources, as well as impacts of and measures to address climate change. The review makes suggestions for strengthening efforts towards a comprehensive and systemic response to sustainable development challenges. The publication is aimed at officials and experts working for public authorities responsible for environmental policy, representatives of civil society, the business community, academia and the media.




The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) has been engaged in the third cycle of Environmental Performance Reviews (EPRs) since 2011 when the Environment Ministers from the ECE region reaffirmed their support to the EPR Programme during the Seventh “Environment for Europe” Ministerial Conference (Astana, Kazakhstan). The third cycle places a stronger emphasis on enviromental mainstreaming in priority sectors and on the enhancement of international environmental cooperation. Also, the third cycle EPRs address policy frameworks for greening the economy and describe specific green economy initiatives.


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