Platform Annexes – ‘The Implementation of the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement Standards on the Effective and Balanced Use of Natural Resources’

Chapters and sections of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, the European Atomic Energy Community and their member countries, conventions, the directives, the EU regulations and measures activity of Platform will be focused at.

І. The Association Agreement

Title ІV. Trade and trade related issues

Section 3. Technical barriers to trade

  • Article 56. Approximation of technical regulations, standards, and conformity assessment
  • Article 57. Agreement on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products
  • Article 58. Marking and labelling
  • Article 67. Transparency and exchange of information
  • Article 70. Certification procedure

Section 6. Establishment, trade in services and electronic commerce

  • Section 2. Establishment
  • Section 3. Cross-Border supply of services
  • Section 4. Temporary presence of natural persons for business purposes

Section 11. Trade-related energy

  • Article 279. Access to and exercise of the activities of prospecting, exploring for and producing hydrocarbons
  • Article 280. Licensing and licensing conditions

Section 12. Transparency

Section 13. Trade and sustainable development

  • Article 292. Multilateral environmental agreements
  • Article 293. Trade favouring sustainable development
  • Article 296. Upholding levels of protection
  • Article 297. Scientific information
  • Article 302. Cooperation on trade and sustainable development

Title V. Economic and sector cooperation

Chapter 1. Energy cooperation, including nuclear issues

Chapter 2. Macro-economic cooperation

Chapter 6. Environment

Chapter 9. Cooperation in science and technology

Chapter 10. Industrial and enterprise policy

Chapter 11. Mining and metals

Chapter 14. Information society

Chapter 19. Danube river

Chapter 20. Consumer protection

Chapter 23. Education, training, and youth

Chapter 26. Civil society cooperation

Chapter 27. Cross-border and regional cooperation

Chapter 28. Participation in european union agencies and programmes

 

ІІ. Convention, Directives, EU Regulations

1. Environmental management and integration of environmental policy into other sectoral policies
1.1 Aarhus Convention The Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters
1.2 Directive 2001/42/EC, 27 June 2001 Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 June 2001 on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment (Article 363 hereof)
1.3 Directive 2003/4/EC, 28 January 2003 Directive 2003/4/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2003 on public access to environmental information and repealing Council Directive 90/313/EEC (Article 363 hereof)
1.4 Directive 2003/35/EC, 26 May 2003 Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003 providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice Council Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC - Statement by the Commission (Article 363 hereof)
1.5 Directive 2011/92/EC, 13 December 2011 Directive 2011/92/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment (Codification) (Article 363 hereof)
2. Ambient air quality
2.1 Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution The 1979 Geneva Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
2.2 Directive 1999/32/EC, 26 April 1999 Council Directive 1999/32/EC of 26 April 1999 relating to a reduction in the sulphur content of certain liquid fuels and amending Directive 93/12/EEC
2.3 Directive 2008/50/EC, 21 May 2008 Directive 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe
2.4 Directive 98/70/EC, 13 October 1998 Directive 98/70/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 1998 relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Council Directive 93/12/EEC
2.5 Directive 94/63/EC, 20 December 1994 European Parliament and Council Directive 94/63/EC of 20 December 1994 on the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions resulting from the storage of petrol and its distribution from terminals to service stations
3. Waste and resource management
3.1 Basel Convention The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal
3.2 Stockholm Convention Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
3.3 Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste
3.4 Directive of the European Parliament Council 2006/21/EC of 15 March 2006 Directive 2006/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the management of waste from extractive industries and amending Directive 2004/35/EC - Statement by the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission
4. Water quality and water management, including the marine environment
4.1 Water Convention On the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) of 1992
4.2 Protocol on Water Convention Protocol on Water and Health and the 2030 Agenda: A Practical Guide for Joint Implementation (June 2019)
4.3 Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea against Pollution, 21 Aprile 1992 The Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution
  • Protocol on cooperation in the fight against pollution of the Black Sea marine environment by oil and other harmful substances in emergency situations
  • PProtocol on the Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment against Pollution from Land-Based Sources,
  • PProtocol on the Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment against Pollution by Dumping
4.4 Danube River Protection Convention Convention on Сooperation for the Protection and Sustainable use of the Danube river
4.5 Protocol on Water and Health Protocol on Water and Health to the 1992 Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes
4.6 Directive of the European Parliament Council 2000/60/EC of 23 October 2000 Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy
4.7 Directive of the European Parliament Council 2007/60/EC of 23 October 2007 Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on the assessment and management of flood risks
4.8 Directive of the European Parliament Council 2008/56/EC of 17 June 2008 Directive 2008/56/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 June 2008 establishing a framework for community action in the field of marine environmental policy (Marine Strategy Framework Directive)
4.9 Council Directive 91/271/EC of 21 April 1991 Implementation of Council Directive 91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991 concerning urban waste water treatment, as amended by Commission Directive 98/15/EC of 27 February 1998
4.10 Council Directive 98/83/EC of 03 November 1998 Council Directive 98/83/EC of 3 November 1998 on the quality of water intended for human consumption
4.11 Council Directive 91/676/EC of 12 December 1991 Council Directive 91/676/EEC of 12 December 1991 concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources
5. Industrial pollution and man-made threats
5.1 Convention, 1991 The Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (informally called the Espoo Convention)
5.2 UN Convention, 17 March 1992 The Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
5.3 Rotterdam Convention The Rotterdam Convention (formally, the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade)
5.4 Directive 2001/77/ЕЕС, 27 September 2001 Directive 2001/77/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 September 2001 on the promotion of electricity produced from renewable energy sources in the internal electricity market
5.5 Council Directive 96/82/EC of 09 December 1996 Council Directive 96/82/EC of 9 December 1996 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances
5.6 Directive 2010/75/EC Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control)
6. Energy saving, efficiency and security
6.1 Directive 2009/72/EC of 13 July 2009 Directive 2009/72/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity and repealing Directive 2003/54/EC
6.2 Directive 2009/73/EC, 13 July 2009 Directive 2009/73/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas and repealing Directive 2003/55/EC
6.3 Regulation EC No. 713/2009, 13 July 2009 Regulation (EC) No 713/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 establishing an Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators
6.4 Regulation 714/2009/EC of 13 July 2009 Regulation (EC) No 714/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 on conditions for access to the network for cross-border exchanges in electricity and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1228/2003 (Articles 270-271, Section 11, Chapter IV hereof)
6.5 Regulation EC No. 715/2009, 13 July 2009 Regulation (EC) No 715/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 on conditions for access to the natural gas transmission networks and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1775/2005
6.6 Directive 2004/67/EC Regulation (EU) No 994/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 October 2010 concerning measures to safeguard security of gas supply and repealing Council Directive 2004/67/EC
6.7 Directive 2005/89/EC, 18 January 2006 Directive 2005/89/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 January 2006 concerning measures to safeguard security of electricity supply and infrastructure investment
6.8 Council Directive 2014/87/EURATOM, 8 July 2014 Council Directive 2014/87/EURATOM of 8 July 2014 amending Directive 2009/71/Euratom establishing a Community framework for the nuclear safety of nuclear installations
6.9 Directive 2006/117/EURATOM, 20 November 2006 Council Directive 2006/117/EURATOM of 20 November 2006 on the supervision and control of shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel
6.10 Council Directive 2013/59/EURATOM, 5 December 2013 Council Directive 2013/59/EURATOM of 5 December 2013 laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation, and repealing Directives 89/618/EURATOM, 90/641/EURATOM, 96/29/EURATOM, 97/43/Euratom and 2003/122/EURATOM
6.11 Directive 2012/27/EU, 25 October 2012 Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and repealing Directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC
6.12 Directive 2010/31/EC, 19 May 2010 Directive 2010/31/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 May 2010 on the energy performance of buildings
6.13 Directive 2009/28/EC, 23 April 2009 Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC
6.14 Directive 2003/96/EC, 27 October 2003 Council Directive 2003/96/EC of 27 October 2003 restructuring the Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity
6.15 Directive 2009/119/EC, of 14 September 2009 Council directive 2009/119/EC imposing an obligation on Member States to maintain minimum stocks of crude oil and/or petroleum products
6.16 Implementation plan for Directive 2001/77/EEC Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC
6.17 Implementation plan for Directive 2003/30/EC Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC
6.18 Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC
7. Climate change and the protection of the ozone layer
7.1 United Nations Framework Convention, 21 March 1994 United nations framework convention оn climate change
7.2 Kyoto Protocol, Kyoto, 11 December 1997 Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
7.3 Vienna Convention, Vienna, 22 March 1985 Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer
7.4 Montreal Protocol, finalized in 1987 The Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer
7.5 Directive of the European Parliament Council 2003/87/EC of 13 October 2003 Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC
7.6 Directive of the European Parliament Council 842/2006 of 17 May 2006 Regulation (EC) No 842/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on certain fluorinated greenhouse gases
7.7 Directive of the European Parliament Council 2037/2000 of 29 June 2000 Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 June 2000 on substances that deplete the ozone layer
8. Natural resources management and business climate
8.1 Directive 94/22/EC of 30 May 1994 Directive 94/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 1994 on the conditions for granting and using authorizations for the prospection, exploration and production of hydrocarbons
9. Measures to progressively achieve compliance with EU technical regulations and standardization systems
9.1 Directive 2010/31/EC of 19 May 2010 Directive 2010/31/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 May 2010 on the energy performance of buildings
9.2 Directive 2010/30/EC of 19 May 2010 Directive 2010/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 May 2010 on the indication by labelling and standard product information of the consumption of energy and other resources by energy-related products
9.3 Directive 2006/32/EC of 5 April 2006 Directive 2006/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2006 on energy end-use efficiency and energy services and repealing Council Directive 93/76/EEC
9.4 Directive 2012/27/EU Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and repealing Directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC Text with EEA relevance
9.5 Requirements Toward eco-design and instrument efficiency
  • Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2005 establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-using products and amending Council Directive 92/42/EEC and Directives 96/57/EC and 2000/55/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
9.6 Requirements For labelling of devices
  • Council Directive 92/75/EEC of 22 September 1992 on the indication by labelling and standard product information of the consumption of energy and other resources by household appliances