Presentation on theme: "West Balkan Summer School on IEA – relevant feedback Second annual NRC FLIS meeting, 12-13 Nov 2013 Risto Jordanovski Ministry of Environment and Physical."— Presentation transcript:
West Balkan Summer School on IEA – relevant feedback Second annual NRC FLIS meeting, Nov 2013 Risto Jordanovski Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning Republic of Macedonia
Why Integrated Environmental Assessment- IEA? Integrative perspective on complex environmental systems ▫Internationally applied methods ▫EEA knowledge & experiences State, trends and future prospects (monitoring, data, indicators, uncertainties, scenarios, etc.) ▫Introduction of new tools & innovative approaches Towards efficient national SoE reporting & contribution to future EEA work Policy Relevance Supporting decision making with Integrated Environmental Assessments ▫Strengthening institutional capacities ▫WB capacity building
Towards an IEA Data Indicators & Indices (multiple indicators, composite or aggregate) Conceptual tools – DPSIR State & Trends Uncertainties ▫Transparent assessment of indicator weakness ▫support interpretation Use of Scenarios ▫Scenario building Analysis & assessments Policy relevance ▫Decision making support
Relevance for West Balkan FLIS NRC’s Raising awareness on IEA methodology ▫integrative approach Forward-looking approaches & tools Scenarios and Scenario analysis as part of IEA Integrative perspective on complex environmental systems Enables NRC FLIS to promote & bridge FLIS activities to NFP & NRC SoE ▫Hands-on training, EEA knowledge & experience Process for consolidating national capacities Encourage participants to use IEA – FLIS & SoE cooperation Capitalize on success stories across Europe
Future prospects? Involving relevant national stakeholders Promoting institutionalization of FLIS tools & methodologies as part of SoE/IEA ▫justification & sustainability aspects IEA & FLIS activities – perceived as a long term process in WB ▫Capacity building activities Improved networking between FLIS NRC’s Regional cooperation ▫EEA & project based EEA & Eionet NRC FLIS capacity building support Differentiated integration approach?