Presentation on theme: "Sovereignty and country leadership Consistency within and integration beyond the forest sector Partnership and participation Clustering the nfp Principles."— Presentation transcript:
Sovereignty and country leadership Consistency within and integration beyond the forest sector Partnership and participation Clustering the nfp Principles
Sovereignity and Country Leadership Right to manage forests according to national policies and laws. ….this includes taking responsibility for global concerns
Raise the forest sector´s profile Broadly accepted policy statement Systematic assessment of IPF/IFF proposals Appropriate institutional setting Provisions for capacity building Allocation of resources Activities and measuring progress
Nfps must fit in with national development planning and macro-economic policy frameworks Consistency within and integration beyond the forest sector
Consistency within and integration beyond the forest sector relates to: the integration into overarching policies and harmonisation with other sectors policies, laws, organisation and practical implementation measures Definition and significance
Analyse forest functions and stress their importance for other sectors Analyse policy inconsistencies Establishment of inter-sectoral fora Improve information on forest issues Integrate forest issues in policies and planning of other sectors Activities and measuring progress
Nfps need coordination and communication between and among government institutions, the private sector and other stakeholders Partnership and Participation
Participation ranges from information to active involvement and decision making Requires a certain degree of organisation Serves democratic standards and legitimisation of decisions Partnership means to create synergies to reach common goals Definition and significance
Identify and classify stakeholders Strengthen weak, but important stakeholders Inform stakeholders adequately Establish stakeholder fora Organise partnerships for joint activities Activities How would you measure progress?
Assessing Progress in Nfp aims to provide guidance to the country’s forest policy process through its principles and elements. Exercise: Compare the ongoing policy processes against the nfp principles; What has been achieved so far and what needs doing further? From your discussion what emerges as thee indicators to assess progress?
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