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Environmental Security: Integral Assessment (Case Of Ukraine)


  • G. Kharlamova

    (Киевский национальный университет имени Тараса Шевченка)

  • V. Nesterenko


Environmental security is a key issue in the context of the national security evaluating of each state and the world in whole. The lack of universality in the term definition, not to mention the technology of an assessment of environmental security, encourages researchers to develop and improve methods and approaches to assess integrated index of environmental safety at the level of the country and its regions. The main scientific results of this study include the following: given the analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of well-known techniques and approaches to the evaluation of ecological security in the world and in Ukraine, represented the authorial approach to the calculation of the integral index of environmental security of Ukraine and its regions, with the option of cross-state comparison; calculated integral index of ecological safety of Ukraine (1996 – 2013); held the comparative analysis of the ecological security of Ukraine and other selected countries; proposed the system of indicators for ranking of regions of Ukraine at the level of its environmental security. Keywords: Environmental security, assessment, Ukraine, integral index.

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  • G. Kharlamova & V. Nesterenko, 2014. "Environmental Security: Integral Assessment (Case Of Ukraine)," Вестник Киевского национального университета имени Тараса Шевченко. Экономика., Socionet;Киевский национальный университет имени Тараса Шевченко, vol. 18(159), pages 58-66.
  • Handle: RePEc:scn:pnoeeq:159a11

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