IMPEL key achievements

New: a brochure with some of our sucesses over 2013 and 2014

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IMPEL Review Malta – At a Glance

Outcomes of the IMPEL Review of the Maltese Environmental Protection Agency

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New outreach material: Enforcement Actions Project Abstract

Learn about one of the key IMPEL projects: Waste Shipments Enforcement Actions

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Better Implementation for the Future

A new strategic direction: IMPEL’s focus and priorities for the next few years and its strategy to meet the challenges ahead.

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Latest news

News 21 May 2015

Commission published study proposing 50 enforcement indicators for regulations on chemicals

The enforcement of EU legislation plays an essential role in ensuring that the Internal Market for goods works effectively so as to create jobs and growth. This...

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News 20 May 2015

Europeans continue enjoying high-quality bathing waters

Ninety-five per cent of the monitored bathing sites in the European Union met minimum standards for water quality in 2014. Water quality was excellent at 83 % of...

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Biodiversity 20 May 2015

State of Nature: Largest ever assessment draws a mixed picture for Europe’s habitats and species

The Commission has adopted a new report providing the most comprehensive picture yet on the ‘State of Nature in the EU’. The findings show that the majority...

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Birds Directive 18 May 2015

Public consultation as part of the ‘fitness check’ for EU nature legislation

The European Commission lanuched a consultation to gather opinions on current EU nature conservation legislation (the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive)...

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News 12 May 2015

Inconsistency in Cross-Border Regulations Challenge to Effective Control of Illegal Waste Trafficking Says UNEP Report

Up to 90 per cent of the world’s electronic waste, worth nearly US $19 billion, is illegally traded or dumped each year, according to a report released today...

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News 07 May 2015

UNEP and European Commission Step Up Cooperation

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Achim Steiner was in Brussels, Monday, for a landmark political exchange...

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Upcoming Events

Lessons Learnt from Industrial Accidents

June 2, 2015 to June 3, 2015.
Location: Lille, France
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June 23, 2015;
Location: tbd, tbd
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Czech Republic IRI

September 8, 2015 to September 11, 2015.
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
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IMPEL Soil Conference

October 7, 2015 to October 8, 2015.
Location: Milan, Italy
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Key Highlights

05 Jan 2015

Link to Risk Assessment Tool for the Planning of Environmental Inspections

Easytools IRAM Programme: link to web-based tool.
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14 Aug 2014

IMPEL 2013 Conference Recommendations: Understanding the Implementation Gap, Simpler Legislation and Greater Support for Enforcement Agencies

The IMPEL 2013 Conference on Implementation & Enforcement of Environmental legislation “Working...
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30 Jul 2014

European countries continue to tackle illegal waste shipments together

Regulatory authorities from 30 European countries have joined forces to combat illegal waste shipments....
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