Dec 01, 2012

Proposal for a new EU Environment Action Programme to 2020

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The European Commission put forward a proposal for an Environment Action Programme (EAP) to guide EU environment policy up to 2020.

The proposed programme builds on the significant achievements of 40 years of EU environment policy, and draws on a number of recent strategic initiatives in the field of environment, including the Resource Efficiency Roadmap, the 2020 Biodiversity Strategy and the Low Carbon Economy Roadmap.

It should secure the commitment of EU institutions, Member States, regional and local administrations and other stakeholders to a common agenda for environment policy action up to 2020.

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(Source European Commission)