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NaturNet Plus Continual Improvement As A Process Of Sustainable Development SD Process
NaturNet Plus Ecosystem, Biodiversity, Health, Climate Change Damages & Thresholds (biophysical and sustainability) Targets Human activity Prevention, Adaptation Strategies: Policies & measures: economic instruments, technologies, Land use * Scenarios * Externalities * Cost-effectiveness analysis * Cost-benefit analysis Innovation & implementation Governance Structuring the Sustainable Development strategy
NaturNet Plus SUSTAINABILITY IMPACT ASSESSMENT INNOVATIVE METHODS and TOOLS • Integrated framework of an. (Env., Econ., Social) • Micro, macro • Global regional local • Foresight • Participatory methods Capacity building EXTERNALITIES THRESHOLDS of SUSTAINABILITY MULTIFUNCTIONALITIES S.D. STRATEGY POLICIES and MEASURES - Environment technologies - Economic Instruments - Land-use practices Governance TOOLS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ANALYSIS
NaturNet Plus “ Sustainability Impact Assessment” * A major “grip” for the EU Sustainable Development Strategy * Applied at the beginning of the policy definition, specially to all major policies. * “Member States should carry out impact assessments where they use the right of initiative for new legislation. They should also be encouraged to define standards for consultation and impact assessment” * A driving force for the Sustainability research
NaturNet Plus 29/08/11 Brussels - NaturNet-Redime Workshop European needs and Policy Framework Assessing impacts of policy on regional development Policy framework Tools needed for Land cover assessment, Land cover change ESDP, ESPON European Needs Strategy on integrated coastal zone management ICZM Land cover change along coastal zones Strategic environ. assess- ment of transport networks Transport Policy Pressure on protected Areas , Fragmentation of habitats Implementation of the biodiversity convention UNCBD Land use change, habitat fragmentation , pressure on designated areas