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Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection, Israel

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Acronym: IME

Country: Israel

Role in CIRCLE-2: Task member in several WP

Webpage: http://www.sviva.gov.il/bin/en.jsp?enPage=e_homePage

Description

In Israel several research projects have already been initiated, under way, or completed, regarding impacts of climate change. The Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection is currently examining ways to further broaden research into impacts of and adaptation to climate change. The Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection is responsible for formulating the national environmental policy, standards and enforcement.

Israel has ratified the Kyoto protocol (2004), and the Environment ministry has started an active program for emission reduction from industry and other sources. It maintains an extensive network of working relations with international bodies (e.g. UNEP) and European environmental agencies.

Key Personnel

Sinaia Netanyahu 
netanyahu-s(at)sviva.gov.il
Orna Orna Matzner
orna(at)sviva.gov.il

Former Personnel

photo Yeshayahu Bar-Or
ybo(at)sviva.gov.il