Join CEROI in 4 steps (June
Durban SOE report selected as an Award finalist
One of 742 projects submitted from
around the world, Durban has been chosen as a finalist in
the 'Environment' category of the Stockholm Challenge Awards 2001.
April 2001 Newsletter
Here you will find more in-depth and up-to-date
information about CEROI activities and developments, new reports
and reporting templates, and CEROI-related activities!
Tashkent, Uzbekistan and the Slovakian city of Kosice
have begun preparing their SOE reports under the auspices of the
Geneva launches urban report on-line! (April 2001)
GRID-Geneva, the City of Geneva and the Canton of
Geneva have produced the first CEROI report available in french
Urban indicators for Prague
and Durban (March 2001)
See 1998 data from the capitol of the Czech Republic and
this South African city here. Your city
can also contribute data directly into the Indicators
Database. These will be compared over time and among cities later in
Publikit 1.4 released! (March 2001)
Improved database handling, automatically-repaired links on relocated
pages, and a 'File' folder for downloads are featured. Active Server Pages (.asp files) may also be included.
Central Asian cities begin reporting (March 2001)
Almaty, Ashgabat, Bishkek and Dushanbe will publish
their SoE reports under the auspices of the ENRIN Programme by the end
Cape Town indicators on-line (January
Indicator data for 5 more cities
will be accessible in the coming months; comparisons of individual indicators
among CEROI cities will also be facilitated. Enter your urban data here!
On-line Discussion Fora for cities (December 2000)
This is the place for exchanging experiences and ideas on technical,
indicator, SoE report-production and -effects issues. Feel free to have
a look, ask a question or offer advice!
Indicators Database and Encyclopedia launched! (November 2000)
Cities may begin entering data directly into the Indicator Database or by using
Publikit 1.2. Each indicator is described
in detail in the Encyclopaedia.
SoE for Vennesla,
Norway (November 2000)
students in cooperation with the municipality, this bilingual report discusses the
efforts by industry to reduce waste and the effects of power lines on
Publikit 1.2 released
2000) CEROI and Publikit at UDMS
This updated version
features access to the CEROI indicators database, general template
improvements and the Publikit Development Kit (PDK)
for creating tailor-made templates.
CEROI participated in the 22nd Symposium of the Urban Data Management
Society in Delft,
The Netherlands. An important aim of the international society
is to provide a forum for discussing new approaches, considering new
technologies and sharing practical experiences in the field
of urban data management. CEROI and Publikit were presented as
tools for improving access to urban environmental
State of the Environment Report for Tbilisi
The capital of Georgia is in need of developing a city
environmental action plan to address urgent problems, concludes a report prepared
by GRID-Tbilisi. The report highlights challenging issues such as
increases in transport-related air and noise pollution, as well as in the
spread of infectious diseases due to contaminated drinking water.
SoE Kyiv available through the CEROI
gateway (July 2000)
environmental report for the capital of Ukraine has been added to the list
Version 1.1 of Publikit
released (July 2000)
Publikit version 1.1 has been
released. Major new features include support for ESRI shape
files, easy creation of animations and a spell
CEROI presented in Australia (May 2000)
CEROI was very well
received at the first national SoE conference in Coffs Harbour, Australia
3-5 May. Representatives from various councils, goverment agencies and the
private sector showed great interest in the programme and gave positive
feedback. CEROI participated through presentations, workshops and an
Welcome to the new CEROI
With the launcing of the new web site, the CEROI
Programme is now ready for implementation. The website serves as a
gateway to urban environmental information and a meeting place
for participating cities.
CEROI participated in
the Third European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns, also known
as the Hannover Conference 2000.