European Environment Agency (EEA)
Agence européenne pour l'environnement
Agencia Europea de Medio Ambiente
Agência Europeia do Ambiente
Agenzia Europea dell'Ambiente
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1990-05-07 Brussels Belgium
7 May 1990, Brussels (Belgium), on adoption of regulation by E-XE3068 - Council of the European Union, following proposal, 12 Jul 1989, by E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC). Regulation was amended: by Council Regulation (EC) No 933/1999 of 29 Apr 1999; by Regulation (EC) No 1641/2003 of F-XF0667 - European Parliament (EP) and of the Council of 22 Jul 2003. Original resolution was in force 30 Oct 1993, following decision to locate the Agency in Copenhagen (Denmark). Starting in 1993 with the then 12 EU Member States, EEA membership was broadened to include EFTA countries and EU membership of Austria, Finland and Sweden in 1995. Broadened again to include the 13 EU "candidate countries" - final acts of EEA membership ratified, Dec 2001, by 11 such countries, which joined EEA as member countries from 1 Jan 2002; Poland and Turkey ratified and joined later in 2002. Switzerland joined in 2006. Croatia joined in 2013. A decentralized agency of F-XF2147 - European Union (EU).
As the EU body dedicated to providing sound, independent information on the environment, act as a major information source for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public; report on the effectiveness of environmental and sectoral policies and their implementation.
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Management Board; Bureau (of the Board); Scientific Committee; Executive Director. F-XF5227 - European Environment Information and Observation Network (EIONET), set up under the EEA regulation and coordinated by EEA, constituted by 6 European Topic Centres, National Focal Points (NFP) in each member country, plus in 6 cooperating countries (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo) under UN Security Council Resolution 1244/99; National Reference Centres (NRC) in all 39 countries, totalling about 1,000 experts in over 350 national environment agencies and other bodies dealing with environmental information. 'NFP/Eionet Group': national focal points in 39 countries; representatives from partners in the European Commission; European Topic Centres (6): European Topic Centre for Air Pollution and Climate Change Mitigation (ETC/ACM); European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC/BD); European Topic Centre on Climate Change impacts, vulnerability and Adaptation (ETC/CCA); European Topic Centre on Waste and Materials in a Green Economy (ETC/WMGE); European Topic Centre on Inland, Coastal and Marine waters (ETC/ICM); European Topic Centre on Urban, Land and Soil Systems (ETC/ULS).
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