Directory of resources on transport, health and environment in developing countries


Conventions, legal agreements and strategic policies

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    A strategic framework for air quality management in Asia. Sponsored by Air Pollution in the Megacities of Asia (APMA), Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia). Stockholm Environment Institute/Environment Institute, Ministry of Environment, Korea, 2004.
    http://www.unep.org/PDF/APMA_strategic_framework.pdf
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    Charter on transport, environment and health. Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 1999 (EUR/ICP/EHCO 020205/9 Rev.4 09009,1999).
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    Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo, 1991) . The 'Espoo (EIA) Convention'. United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva.
    http://www.unece.org/env/eia/welcome.html
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    Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (1979) . Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI), the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University, New York (accessed online July 2005).
    http://sedac.ciesin.org/entri/texts/transboundary.air.pollution.1979.html
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    Description of principles, approaches and guiding strategies for transport sustainable for health and the environment. In: European Charter on transport, health and environment. Annex 3. Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 1999 (EUR/ICP/EHCO 020205/9 Rev.4).
    http://www.euro.who.int/document/peh-ehp/charter_transporte.pdf
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    European Charter of Pedestrians' Rights. European Parliament, 1988.
    http://12ghosts.de/walkers/charta_en.htm
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    Follow-up and implementation of the Charter on transport, environment and health: report on the fifth meeting of the Steering Group held in Malta, 8–9 October 2001. Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 2001.
    http://www.euro.who.int/document/e74637.pdf
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    Global Strategy on Diet Physical Activity and Health. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004.
    http://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/goals/en/
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    Harare Resolution. The Harare Resolution on the prevention and control of regional air pollution in Southern Africa and its likely transboundary effects. Stockholm, Sweden, Regional Air Pollution in Developing Countries (RAPIDC).
    http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/sei/rapidc2/apina/apina-resolution.html
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    London Declaration on Action in Partnership: third Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, London, 16–18 June 1999. Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 1999.
    http://www.who.dk/document/e69046.pdf
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    National Ambient Air Quality Standards. United States air quality standards for ozone, particulate matter, sulphur dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrous oxide and lead. Washington, DC, United States Environmental Protection Agency (Air Quality Guidelines).
    http://www.epa.gov/ttn/naaqs/
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    The PEP Clearing House – Transport, health and the environment: the Pan-European Programme. Strategies, policies and legislation, as well as good practices in the pan-European region. Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP), sponsored by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva.
    http://www.thepep.org/CHWebSite/chviewer.aspx?cat=c0
    http://www.thepep.org/CHWebSite/
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    Strategic Environmental Assessment Protocol (Kiev, 2003) - the 'SEA Protocol', United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva.
    http://www.unece.org/env/eia/sea_protocol.htm
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    WHO Air Quality Guidelines. Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 2000 (WHO Regional Publications, European Series, No. 91).
    http://www.euro.who.int/air/activities/20050223_3
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    WHO Air Quality Guidelines – global update: planning meeting. Summary report, 2005.
    http://www.euro.who.int/Document/AIQ/AirQualRepMtg.pdf
    http://www.euro.who.int/eprise/main/WHO/Progs/AIQ/activities/20050222_2
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