Eu reference framework on sustainable cities testing overview


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A presentation outlining Newcastle's initial approach to testing the EU Reference Framework on Sustainable Cities

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  • Diagram from leaflets? Who are the others?
  • Heaton – useful for political engagement part of this?
  • Maybe some survey design?
  • Eu reference framework on sustainable cities testing overview

    1. 1. The E.U. Reference Framework on Sustainable Cities (EURFSC) Newcastle’s Approach T: 0191 211 5098 / 07791 332 250 E:
    2. 2. The EU Roadmap <ul><li>Leipzig Charter - commitment to promote an integrated policy approach in Urban Development </li></ul><ul><li>Marseille Statement – Encouraged the creation of an operational tool to implement the Leipzig charter </li></ul><ul><li>Toledo – Prototype of Reference Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Final Sign-off of the Reference Framework </li></ul>May 2007 Nov 2008 June 2010 Dec 2011
    3. 3. The Integrated Approach to Sustainability Social Governance Environmental Economic
    4. 4. The Integrated Approach to Sustainability Where we want to be! Social Governance Environmental Economic
    5. 5. What it is <ul><li>A web-based toolkit to stimulate dialogue on sustainability issues in the widest sense </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for use over the whole of the planning/policy development process; to build sustainability objectively into plans/strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned with EU development objectives – useful to support funding bids </li></ul>
    6. 6. What it isn’t <ul><li>A panacea for all sustainability ills </li></ul><ul><li>A data repository </li></ul><ul><li>A requirement by EU/CLG for future funding </li></ul>
    7. 7. The Toolkit <ul><li>5 Tools: </li></ul><ul><li>Characterise My City </li></ul><ul><li>Develop an Integrated Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Check the integrated approach of your strategy or project </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on deprived neighbourhoods </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor progress </li></ul>
    8. 8. The testing phase <ul><li>Testing runs from now until September </li></ul><ul><li>Newcastle one of 6 UK authorities testing the tool </li></ul><ul><li>A national support group formed by CLG, but led by members </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by the NICIS Institute </li></ul>
    9. 9. Our approach <ul><li>Workshop-based approach </li></ul><ul><li>Built in recognition of our SCS Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Different tools tested on different strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Scope to include more if time allows – starting simple </li></ul>
    10. 10. Planned Workshops Workshop Tool Tested Strategy/Plan to be evaluated 1 Characterise my City SCS Challenges 2 Develop an Integrated Approach Movement and Access Plan 3 Focus on Deprived Neighbourhoods Heaton Ward Charter? 4 Check the integrated approach Citywide Climate Change Strategy, 1Plan 5 Indicators and Monitoring TBC – new indicators uploaded early June
    11. 11. What we need from you <ul><li>General comments or observations </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed feedback on the usefulness of each tool from your workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestions for improvement </li></ul>
    12. 12. Workshop 1: Characterise my City
    13. 13. Purpose of the workshop <ul><li>Align our SCS Challenges against EU Development Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect on the usefulness (or otherwise!) of this process and the tool </li></ul><ul><li>Define parameters for future testing workshops </li></ul>
    14. 14. Outputs <ul><li>Summary of the session written up for full report </li></ul><ul><li>Shapes approach to CLG/National Support Group engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Included as part of overall feedback to NICIS Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Ad-hoc comments submitted along the way </li></ul>