This section contains profiles
– “snapshots” – of the environmental regulatory
regime of each country that can serve as a comprehensive but concise
guide of the key environmental policies, instruments, institutions
and procedures affecting anyone seeking to operate in that market.
The profiles cover mostly federal regimes, although in countries
where sub-federal jurisdictions play a crucial role, their impact
is discussed as appropriate. *
To see how profiles are organized, click
believes that environmental regimes cannot be considered in isolation
from the context of the local realities on the ground, so each profile
opens with a brief discussion of the political, governance and economic
realities shaping environmental policy in the profiled country.
Profiles also include a handy directory of relevant institutions and
their contact information.