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Author: Kulsum Ahmed
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: instrument, governance, policies, assessment, environmental, strategic
Number of Pages: 238
Published: 2008-04
ISBN-10: 0821367625
ISBN-13: 9780821367629

Environmentally and socially sustainable policies are essential for good governance. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is the key tool for integrating environmental considerations into policies, programs and plans. This book focuses on SEA applied to policies. Through lessons learned from previous use of SEA on policies, it draws lessons on the strengths and weaknesses of current SEA methodology. It then goes on to analyze how policies are formulated and implemented and proposes a new conceptual framework for conducting SEA of policies thatpotentially could be more useful in influencing
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: government, employees, policies, pay, related, performance
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2005-05-20
ISBN-10: 9264007555
ISBN-13: 9789264007550

This report presents an overview of performance-related pay policies (PRP) for government employees in selected OECD member countries over the past two decades.  Both the strengths and the weaknesses of PRP policies are assessed.  The report explores the various paths of reform in each country, investigating the reasons why PRP policies are being implemented and how the policies operate concretely.  The outcomes of PRP policies at the individual and team levels are evaluated, and recommendations are made on what should be done or avoided with the implementation of PRP. The report includes a
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Author: United States General Accounting Office Mark E. Ge
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: foreign, countries, practices, policies, military, homosexuals
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 0788115553
ISBN-13: 9780788115554

A review of the policies concerning homosexuals in the militaries of 25 foreign countries, & a more in-depth review of both the policies & practices in 4 countries -- Canada, Germany, Israel, & Sweden. For these 4 countries, there is detailed information on their military policies, including the evolution of these policies, comparing the military policies to civilian laws, determining whether the practices of the armed services are consistent with their policies, & discusses the experiences each has had concerning homosexuals in the military. Charts & tables. Also includes a 16-page Report to
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Author: Michael Brostek
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: courts, attention, leadership, further, policies, implementation, personnel, requires
Number of Pages: 70
Published: 2000-10
ISBN-10: 0756704855
ISBN-13: 9780756704858

Examines the personnel management (PM) policies & practices of the D.C. Courts. Those practices have been criticized by some employees of the D.C. Courts, who individually have alleged that the Courts' PM practices are unfair & at odds with the Courts' policies on PM. This report determined whether: the Courts' applicable policies for 6 basic personnel activities or functions were consistent with commonly accepted PM principles &, the Courts generally adhered to their policies when implementing the 6 personnel activities or functions: performance evaluation, competitive & noncompetitive promot
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Author: Molle, François
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: current, discourses, practices, region, mekong, water, policies, irrigation
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9290906081
ISBN-13: 9789290906087

This report documents current irrigation and water policies in the Mekong countries. It successively reviews planning issues, water policies and legal frameworks, the setting up of water policy "apex bodies," participatory policies, and IWRM/river basin management.
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policies, coal, transport, industry, oil, countries, five, industrialized, energy, reduce
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 1993-01
ISBN-10: 0788103458
ISBN-13: 9780788103452

Discusses the key policies adopted by Canada, France, Germany, Japan & South Korea to promote energy efficiency & conservation of oil & coal in their industrial & transportation sectors. Charts & tables.
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Author: Richard J. Hillman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: sipc, policies, investors, disclose, needed, investor, protection, steps, securities
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2001-09
ISBN-10: 0756716810
ISBN-13: 9780756716813

Assesses the operations of the Securities Investor Protection Corp. (SIPC), established in 1970. It discusses: (1) the basis for SIPC policies involving unauthorized trading & the extent that these policies are disclosed to investors; (2) the basis for SIPC policies involving the affiliates of SIPC member firms & the extent that these policies are disclosed to investors; (3) the SECs oversight of SIPC; & (4) the disclosure rules for SIPC, the FDIC, & state insurance guarantee associations, as well as the related implications for consumers as the financial services industry consolidates. Includ
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