Instruments and Options for Environmental Policy during the Accession Processof EU Associated Countries in the Area of Environment and Energy

With regard to the leading role of the EU in climate protection policies, it is important to consider the impact of the accession process on EU climate policy. This study includes the analysis of the most important issues related to environment and energy within the accession process, namely:

  • status quo and development of the energy sector and structural CO2 mitigation options;
  • legal gap assessment and analysis of performance in the accession process;
  • identification of implementation patterns through detailed policy analysis;
  • evaluation of co-operation projects in the field of environment and energy in order to develop new projects that promote the accession process