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HTML Document Water and Environment in the EU/Palestine Action Plan

Released 07/04/2006



(19) Take steps to promote good environmental governance, to aim for prevention of deterioration of the environment, and to enhance co-operation on environmental issues

  • Review the PA environment policy and prioritise activities included in the Palestinian Environmental Law
  • Strengthen administrative capacity and clarify responsibilities between different authorities
  • Work towards improvements in the overall water and sanitation management system
  • Promote enhanced regional cooperation with neighbouring countries, including on the sharing and management of water resources
  • Pursue efforts to improve water supply and quality, especially in rural areas, with a view to meeting WHO standards
  • Assess possibilities for participation in selected European Environment Agency activities
  • Explore scope for strengthening capabilities for the safe disposal of hazardous waste