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  • Sustainable Development: Introduction [Archived]

    Policy Brief | Sustainable Development 20-08-2002

    Since the 1987 Brundtland report, the concept of sustainable development has entered the political arena. Its most common definition reads: "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs". In the EU debate, sustainable development is often seen as encompassing three dimensions: the environmental, the economic and the social (the "triple bottom line").

  • NGOs criticise use of EU pre-accession aid

    News | Enlargement 18-04-2002

    A new report by environmental NGOs criticises the way EU pre-accession aid is spent in the candidate countries. The report by Friends of the Earth Europe and CEE Bankwatch criticises the role of Western consultancies and warns of potential negative environmental impacts of EU financed projects.

  • Barcelona Summit: the outcome

    News | Energy 18-03-2002

    EURACTIV summary of the main outcomes of the Barcelona Summit.