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Ministerial Declaration

Summary of the session

Statements

Documents

The fifth Ministerial Conference “Environment for Europe” concluded on 23 May, in Kiev, Ukraine, with the adoption of the Ministerial Declaration (E F R), which underlined the importance of the EfE process as a tool to promote environmental protection and sustainable development in the region, thus contributing to wider peace and security. Environment Ministers and Heads of delegation from 51 countries in the UNECE region and the Representative of the European Commission emphasized their common goals with respect to the environment and highlighted their common dedication to cooperating in achieving high standards of environmental protection.

Summary of the session

Statements

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CANADA MR. GILBERT PARENT, AMBASSADOR FOR THE ENVIRONMENT    
CROATIA MR. BOZO KOVACEVIC, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND PHYSICAL PLANNING
DENMARK MR. HANS CHRISTIAN SCHMIDT, MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA MR. LJUNOMIR JANEV, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT    
GREECE MS. VASSO PAPANDREOU, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT, PHYSICAL PLANNING AND PUBLIC WORKS
ITALY MS. GIULIANA GASPARRINI, DIRECTOR OF DIVISION, MINISTRY FOR ENVIRONMENT AND TERRITORY  
NORWAY MR. BØRGE BRENDE, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT
POLAND MR. KRZYSZTOFF SZAMALEK, SECRETARY OF STATE
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO MS. ANDJELKA MIHAJLOV, MINISTER FOR PROTECTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT  
SWEDEN MS. LENA SOMMESTAD, MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT
TURKEY MR. BILGE CANKOREL, AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY
UKRAINE MR. RUDENKO, HEAD OF THE PARLIAMENT COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, NATURAL RESOURCES UTILIZATION AND ELIMINATION OF CHORNOBYL CATASTROPHE CONSEQUENCES
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA MR. JOHN TURNER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE, BUREAU OF OCEANS, INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS
EUROPEAN UNION, THE ACCEDING COUNTRIES AND THE ASSOCIATED COUNTRIES STATEMENT
EUROPEAN ECO-FORUM FINAL STATEMENT
EUROPEAN ECO-FORUM MR. JOHN HONTELEZ

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TEXT OF THE DECLARATION

Background documents

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STATEMENT TO MINISTERS FROM THE EXECUTIVE BODY FOR THE CONVENTION ON LONG-RANGE TRANSBOUNDARY AIR POLLUTION ON THE PREPARATION OF A LONG-TERM FUNDING ARRANGEMENT FOR CORE ACTIVITIES