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1 ENEA, 12. September 2005 WWF Handbook and Score-card Presentation by Stefanie Lang,

2 WWF Handbook, April 2005 Available in English, French, German, Polish, Bulgarian, Romanian. Forthcoming in Italian. 4

3 WWF Score-card project Fields of examination: Allocation and management of resource shares to the different sectors/problems Content of the document and commitment to integration and sustainable development Drafting process of the document and degree of participation and consultation

4 1. Shares of resources actually going directly into environmental protection and nature conservation? 1.a.Shares of money going into environmental infrastructure? 1.b.Shares of money going into Kyoto target achievement? 1.c.Shares of money going into WFD? 1.d.Shares of money going into Natura 2000? 2. Shares of money going indirectly in to environmental protection and nature conservation? 2.a.Shares of money for environmental management systems like EMAS? 2.b.Shares of money for training in the environmental field of public sector? 2.c.Shares of money for training in the environmental field of private sector? 3. Shares of money planned for transport infrastructure? 3.a.Shares of money planned for road transport infrastructure? 3.b.Shares of money planned for air transport infrastructure? 3.c.Shares of money planned for public/ rail/ pedestrian/ bicycle transport? 1) Money allocation

5 4. Shares of money planned for soft measures? 4.a.Shares of money planned for TA? 4.b.Shares of money planned for co-operation at regional/national level? 4.c.Shares of money planned for capacity-building of partners? 5. Silo allocation versus problem allocation? 5.a.Is money divided by sectoral chapters (like Transport)? 5.b.Is money further subdivided by problem headings (Transport – strengthening of public transport in towns)? 5.c.Are subdivisions of chapters involving cross-sectoral and cross-institutional implementation? 6. Environmental authorities as managing authorities? 6.a.How many and which chapters (OPs) are under the main responsibility of the environmental authorities/ministries? 6.b.How many and which OPs are managed in co-operation with the environmental authorities/ ministries? 6.c.How many and which OPs contain a consultation and /or partnership function of the environmental authorities/ministries? 1) Money allocation continued

6 1. Reference to environment and sustainable development as EU priority 1.a. Is there a reference to EU environmental 6 th Action programme in the general aim of use of Regional Funds? 1.b.Is there a reference to EU goals like Kyoto goals or halting biodiversity in the general aim of use of Regional Funds? 2. Reference to key EU directives, legislation, goals? 2.a.Is there specific mentioning of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures in the NSD? 2.b. Is there specific mentioning of measures to support Natura 2000 network? 2.c.Is there specific mentioning of the water framework directive? 2.d.Is there specific mentioning of environmentally-friendly modes of transport? 3. Horizontal integration of environment 3.a. Is there specific mentioning of the need for horizontal integration? 3.b.Are mechanisms described to ensure the integration? 3.c.Are resources allocated to ensure this? (training, technical assistance…) planned for TA? 2) Environmental Commitment

7 4. Institutional set-up for environmental integration 4.a.Is one institution responsible for driving the integration process? 4.b.Are inter-ministerial co-operation mechanisms envisaged? 4.c.Are mechanisms envisaged to help institutions moving to a more issue- oriented agenda than merely acting sectoral? 5. Safeguarding mechanisms for environmental integration? 5.a. Is a clear framework in place to assess environmental impacts? 5.b.Does this assessment contain a SEA procedure? 5.c.Will the assessment and /or SEA be applied before the implementation of the programme? 5.d.Will the assessment and /or SEA be applied by independent bodies? 2) Env. committment continued

8 6. Sustainable development 6.a. Is explicit reference to the Göteborg agenda and sustainable development made in the general aim of Regional Funds? 6.b.Is there a clear link between strategic priorities and objectives of the national sustainable development strategy? 6.c.Is monitoring envisaged for achievements in sustainable development? 6.d.Are indicators available or developed to monitor achievements in sustainable development? 7. Compliance to environmental legislation 7.a.Is the compliance with EU environmental law stated? 7.b.Are mechanisms planned to check this compliance in the implementation (i.e. eligibility criteria)? 7.c.Are resources allocated to ensure compliance? (training, technical assistance…) 2) Env. committment continued 2

9 1. Inter-ministerial consultation 1.a.Is there a clear lead ministry/authority/unit to develop the NSD? 1.b.Is inter-ministerial consultation applied during the NDS development? 1.c.Is the Ministry of Environment taking part as equal partner in this consultation? 1.d.Are there roughly the same levels of hierarchies involved in the consultations? 1.e.Is there consistency in the way the various inputs of ministries are treated? 2. Partnership principle 2.a.Are social partners involved in the drafting procedure? 2.b.Are economic partners involved in the drafting procedure? 2.b.Are environmental partners involved in the drafting procedure? 2.c.When are environmental partners consulted, from the beginning, at a later stage or in the end of the development of the NSD? 2.d.Are all partners treated and consulted equally and at the same stage? 3) Drafting process

10 3. Transparency 3.a.Are all information and documents used to draft the NSD shared transparently with all the partners? 3.b.Are drafts of the document publicly available? 3.c.Is there a publication or even consultation procedure planned for the final version? 3.d.Is it clear who played what role in the development of the document? 4. Participation of civil society 4.a.Are representatives of civil society involved in the drafting procedure? 4.b.Do they have the same access to all information as other partners? 4.c.Are the representatives chosen by their peers and / or in a democratic procedure? 4.d.Are the representatives of NGOs treated as equal to the other partners? 4.e.When are they consulted, from the beginning, at a later stage or after the drafting of the NSD? 3) Drafting process continued

11 5. Access to information 5.a.Was necessary information communicated to all partners? 5.b. Was necessary information communicated timely enough for partners to prepare or comment? 5.c. Was there a feed-back mechanism for all comments and inputs applied for civil society participation? 3) Drafting process continued 2

12 Questions to ENEA: Is the level of detail right? Is some important issue missing? Will NSRF documents contain this info? What is the best timing? Could we co-operate?

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