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1 Short and Medium – Term Priority Environmental Action Programme SMAP III TA An Introduction to SMAP III TA

2 Regional Cooperation Framework Euro-Med Partnership (Barcelona Declarion 1995, SMAP Helsinki Conf. 1997) Regional Strategy RS) Cooperation: EU & Med. Partners + Inbetween Med Partn. Country Strategy (RS) Implementation Guideline for Cooperation RIP Regional Indicative Programs NIP National Indicative Programs Encourage all Med. Countries to adopt SD & Improve Environmental Status (e.g. Sust. IA EU-Med Free-Trade (SIA-EMFTA) Association Agreement European Neighbourhood Policy Environ. Sub- Committ. NAP National Environmental Action Plans EU Environmental Priorities & SD references, Not binding, METAP Medit. Environm. T. A. Progame, 1990, Med. Reg. + M.l.+ bi l donors Coll. activities with MAP TA in Water Qual., Waste W., CZM, WM policy, Legislation UNEP MAP Med. Action Plan + Techn. Reports Blue Plan Support Centre for MCSD, Pres. fut. env. dev. studies/Interac. RAC/PAP Medit. Env.& Development Observatory since 1994 FEMIP Facility for Euro-Med Investment & Partnership, Managed by EIB Amplifies EIB by Infratr. & Private Investment Private Sector & NGO Impact on econ.,social, envir. situation Other Multi/Bi- Lateral Projects e.g. EMWIS, UNCCD, UNFCC, MEDWET, WWF, LIFE Third Countries, SEAM,( GEAP, ICZM) Int.Organisations MCSD Medit. Com. on SD, 1996, Def. SD Strategy, Priority Areas, eg: SD of coastal regions Indicators for SD MSSD Horizon 2020 Initiative SMAP (Short & Medium Term Priority Environmental Action Program) I, II, III RMSU Regional Management & Support Unit UNEP/ Map Technical Assistance SMAP III TA ICZM Projects (Econ SD & social dev. in border area, legal approxim. )

3 The Team Backstopping Project Director – Sabine Hoefnagel Project Manager – Esther Wolff Core Team Team Leader /SD– Hartwig Behnfeld Deputy TL/ICZM – Etienne Baijot Regional Coordinator – Charbel Rizk Governance, Stakeholder Engagement & Communicat. – Sylvie Goyet Environm. Integration & Sustainable Development Bernard Yon Integated Coastal Zone Management – Peter Burbridge Additional Pool of Local Non-Key Experts Sustainable Development, ICZM, Institutional Legal Reform, Stakeholder Engagement, Trainig & Communiations, GIS, Marine Resources Fisheries, Environmental Economics, Ecosystem Protection, Infrastructure, Tourism Development & Polution Control Office Staff: Nelly Guindy Brigitte George Dina Ahmed

4 General Approach SMAP III The demand for SMAP III: Facilitating the articulation of needs TA of the project focuses on cooperation with partner organisations responsible for the proposals selected by the EC by: TA of the project focuses on cooperation with partner organisations responsible for the proposals selected by the EC by:  Provide technical & administr. support to ensure implementation of ICZM action plans  Focus on a sustainable approach  Facilitating funding for SD activities Ensuring a flexible and demand driven respond Ensuring a flexible and demand driven respond Core management by task Force in the countries, sensitivity to inst. & cultural context, information network (website), experience from previous TA projects (Demonstration Projects) Core management by task Force in the countries, sensitivity to inst. & cultural context, information network (website), experience from previous TA projects (Demonstration Projects) Identification and effective engagement with stakeholders in all Med partner countries Identification and effective engagement with stakeholders in all Med partner countries Facilitate stakeholder involvement in a meaningful dialog by different processes & methods Facilitate stakeholder involvement in a meaningful dialog by different processes & methods Ensuring buy-in and active engagement from all project countries Ensuring buy-in and active engagement from all project countries Ensuring a cross-cutting and regional dialogue Ensuring a cross-cutting and regional dialogue The importance of participation Involvement of civil society in decision making processes, by the use of participatory planning tools SMAP III TA Project SD ICZM METAP/ PAP-RAC Setting a uniform management framework Project deliveries fit within the larger policy frameworks (e.g. Med strategy for SD, EU rec. ICZM WS format is common in all countries RMSU ICZM Projects

5 Program Components Cross-cutting Component C Regional Coordination Component A Environmental Integration & Sustainable Development Component B Integrated Coastal Zone Management (TA) Cross-cutting Component D Stakeholder Engagement, Communication & Monitoring and Evaluation

6 Component A The Task Assistance in implementing sustainable development & strategy supporting models, taking into account social, economic and environmental aspects Assistance in implementing sustainable development & strategy supporting models, taking into account social, economic and environmental aspects Introducing environmental concerns into sectors, concerning areas as : Introducing environmental concerns into sectors, concerning areas as : –Institutional –Economy –Management –Monitoring Introduction / application Introduction / application of strategic tools (e.g. SEA) of strategic tools (e.g. SEA) Potential Outputs SD process reviewed Potential SD activities identified Strategy & Policy Papers adopted SD Management tools developed Legislative change adopted Coordination bodies facilitated Awareness on benefits of integrated approach raised Env. Objectives indentified ? (importance) Synergies maximized? Trade offs minimized and transparent? Horizontal integration? Env. Costs/benefits quantified ? Marked based instruments? Revenues redirected to max. behaviour change? Env. damaging subsidies/tax exemp. refocused? Incentives introduced? Env. Management systems adopted ? Strategic Env. Assessment of plans/programs? EIA before project implementatuion? Product & service prog.for eco-efficiency Reporting mechanisms with indicators ? Effectiveness of Policies evaluated & reported? Sustainable Development & Environmental Integration

7 The Tasks (mainly related to TA to the ICZM Projects) Identification of major coastal management Identification of major coastal management issues & problems in selected countries issues & problems in selected countries Support to the design and Support to the design and implementation of ICZM action plans implementation of ICZM action plans Participate to strengthen the ICZM awareness Participate to strengthen the ICZM awareness & process at the national and regional level & process at the national and regional level Potential Outputs TA needs assessment fullfiled ICZM management tools available ICZM actions plans available and adopted Documented lessons learned Participatory mechanisms for ICZM consol. Awareness raised on ICZM at local / national / regional level local / national / regional level Regional Networking facilitated Component B Priorization of problems Identification of key agencies Identification of obstacles to the dev. of an integrated approach Strengthening human resources to apply ICZM Strengthening institutional arrangements Support policy formulation Support regional approach Financial investment in key infrastructure /capital investment Integrated Coastal Zone Management E.G. Assist the ICZM projects in the: Formulation Organization Monitoring Linkage with national policy Search for funding of ICZM Action Plans

8 Component C The Task Stakeholder Engagement with Programme Stakeholder Engagement with Programme Counterparts in Countries Counterparts in Countries Stakeholder Engagement & Info. Exchange Stakeholder Engagement & Info. Exchange with Regional & International Bodies with Regional & International Bodies Awareness Raising: Workshops, Training Awareness Raising: Workshops, Training and Regional Events and Regional Events Information Management and Information Management and Dissemination Dissemination Potential Outputs Primary & Secondary stakeholders identified Primary & Secondary stakeholders identified National Focal Points Identified National Focal Points Identified Working procedures on SD & ICZM set up Working procedures on SD & ICZM set up Communic. mechanisms RSMU/UNEP-MAP Communic. mechanisms RSMU/UNEP-MAP Communic. mechanisms reg./intern. bodies Communic. mechanisms reg./intern. bodies 5 large Regional Events organized 5 large Regional Events organized Training material developed Training material developed Awareness raised & success stories published Awareness raised & success stories published E-Info. Bank & project help line established E-Info. Bank & project help line established Ident. Primary & secondary stakeholders Network of focal points in all countries Ident. reporting procedures Regular commun. with SMAP Corresp. Regular commun. with RMSU & UNEP/MAP Regular commun. with BP/PAP/RAC, MCSD, METAP,FEMIP etc. WS & Training on national /Sub regional / regional level Keep track of events from other Organ. Organize 5 large Regional Events E-newsletter on regular basis Link up with the RSMU webside EU visibility guidline conform material E-Info bank on best practice Awareness Info via media Outputs in cooperation with: Working relations to Partner Organisations in each country Focal Points for SD and ICZM Working Groups (WG) Stakeholders & Organisation Stakeholder Engagement, Communication & Regional Dissemination

9 Component D Monitoring & Evaluation The Task Establish M&E priciples Establish M&E priciples Define M&E Indicators Define M&E Indicators Develope M&E mechanisms Develope M&E mechanismsOutputs Quantitative & qualitative Quantitative & qualitative Indicators developed Indicators developed Project Logframe (overall Project Logframe (overall project) & Activities project) & Activities for Component A & B established for Component A & B established Progress Reports submitted Progress Reports submitted M&E carried out with M&E carried out with paricipatory approach paricipatory approach M&E process formalized and updated M&E process formalized and updated M&E principles build on: regional trans-boundary dimension respond to national needs impact on human health linked to serious deteriation of natural resources tangible contribution to SD Qualitative Indicators streamlined to: integrated approach practices appropriate for the region present a positive cost-effective ratio provide impact & visible results meets transparent procedures encourage close cooperation at all levels M&E mechanisms will entail: logframe with qual./quant. indicators Information mechanisms (Reports) participatory process arranging monitoring visits by EU

10 Regional Event Project Identification Process Stakeholder i.e. Key Ministries Stakeholder i.e. Private Sector Stakeholder i.e. NGOs Stakeholder i.e. EC Stakeholder i.e. Sub-N.Authori. Stakeholder i.e. N. Authorities Stakeholder i.e. Intern. Org. Country Visits Explain Project Objective & Approach Review of on-going activities Brainstorm ideas for potential projects activities Draft project criteria / indicator ICZM Priorization of Project support activities SD Priorization of SD activity ideas SD- Support Ideas ICZM Workstream SD Workstream TA Needs Policy & Regulation TA Needs Policy & Regulation TA Needs Stakeholder Engagement TA Needs Stakeholder Engagement TA Needs Prelim. Action Plan TA Needs Prelim. Action Plan Identify mutual Activities Regional Event SD Workstream Agree on shared vision /TA needs Identify final activities & guidelines Liaise with other countries/org. to ident. Proj. cross fertilisation ICZM Workstream Agree on shared vision /TA needs Identify cooperation structures Define future activities ICZM- Support Ideas Primary & Secondary Stakeholder Identification Present: Workplan & Logical Framework Elaborate: Workplan & Logical Framework

11 Workplan

12 SMAP III TA Contact Details: Team Leader - Hartwig Behnfeld: Consortium: or This Program is funded by EuropAid


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