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INSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN GEORGIA


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INTEGRATED DECISION-MAKING

Status

National Decision-Making Structure

1.National Sustainable Development Coordination Body: YES
2.National Sustainable Development Policy: NO
3.National Agenda 21/other strategy for SD: NO
4.Local/Regional Agenda(s) 21: NO
5.Environmental Impact Assessment Law: YES
6.Major Groups involved in Sustainable Development Decision-Making: NO

 

National Instruments and Programmes

1.Sustainable. Dev. or Environmental education incorporated into school curricula: NO
2.Sustainable Development Indicators Program: NO
3.Ecolabel Regulations: NO
4.Recycle/Reuse Programs: NO
5.Green Accounting Program: NO
6.Access to Internet: YES
7.Access to World Wide Web: YES
8.A national World Wide Web Site for Sustainable Dev. or State of the Environment: YES (For SOE only)
Internet address: http://www.grida.no/prog/cee/enrin/htmls/georgia/soegeor/hp_soege.htm

 

Policies, Programmes, and Legislation

1.Combatting poverty: NO
2.Changing consumption and production patterns: NO
3.Atmosphere: YES
4.Land Use Planning: YES
5.Forest and Deforestation: YES
6.Desertification and Drought: NO
7.Sustainable Mountain Development: NO
8.Sustainable Agriculture: NO
9.Biological Diversity: YES
10.Biotechnology: YES
11.Oceans and Coastal Areas: NO
12.Freshwater Management: YES
13.Toxic Chemicals: YES
14.Hazardous Wastes: YES
15.Solid Wastes: YES
16.Radioactive Wastes: YES
17.Energy: NO
18.Transport: NO
19.Sustainable Tourism: NO

This information is based on Georgia's Report to the 7th Session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, October 1998.

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MAJOR GROUPS

WOMEN

Decision-Making  

Legislation, regulations and policy instruments

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was ratified on 26 October 1994.

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CHILDREN AND YOUTH

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INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

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NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

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LOCAL AUTHORITIES

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WORKERS AND TRADE UNIONS

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BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

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SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COMMUNITY

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FARMERS

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SCIENCE

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INFORMATION

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INTERNATIONAL LAW

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