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METAP INTEGRATED COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE                                                                       ...
MEDITERRANEAN ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME (METAP) <ul><li>COUNTRIES: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Eg...
ACTIVITIES <ul><li>Fact-finding missions </li></ul><ul><li>Review of on-going activities, consultation with relevant agenc...
METAP ICZM STRATEGY <ul><li>BACKGROUND </li></ul><ul><li>ICZM ISSUES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN </li></ul><ul><li>ONGOING ICZM A...
Major issues <ul><li>Urban sprawl </li></ul><ul><li>Water scarcity </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Land-based ...
Causes to coastal degradation <ul><li>Demographic trends </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of ICZM policy </li></ul><ul><li>Legal fra...
CHARACTERISTICS OF COASTAL PROBLEMS <ul><li>  involve public goods and externalities </li></ul><ul><li>been formulated by ...
HOW TO MAKE ICZM SUSTAINABLE ? <ul><li>National ICZM policy  (regulations, economic instruments, information) </li></ul><u...
Further development and support needed for ICZM in the region <ul><li>National ICZM policy </li></ul><ul><li>Improved lega...
ICZM is like building a house: Process is a learning experience
METAP Technical Assistance Packages (how to use a better toolbox) <ul><li>Enhancing countries environmental and social ass...
TAP 1: Environmental and Social Assessments in ICZM <ul><li>Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) </li></ul><ul><li>Bro...
TAP 2:Tools/methodologies for developing a  policy framework <ul><li>ICZM approach </li></ul><ul><li>Policy elements </li>...
TAP 3: Legal framework for ICZM <ul><li>Revision of existing laws, regulations and enforcement schemes </li></ul><ul><li>L...
TAP 4: Economic instruments and financial mechanisms <ul><li>Innovative mecha-nisms for sustainable financing </li></ul><u...
TAP 5: Pre-feasibility studies and investment proposals <ul><li>Identify investment opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Assist...
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  1. 1. METAP INTEGRATED COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  2. 2. MEDITERRANEAN ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME (METAP) <ul><li>COUNTRIES: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Cyprus, Albania, Bosnia &Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>DONORS: European Community, European Investment Bank, World Bank, UNDP, Switzerland, Finland </li></ul>
  3. 3. ACTIVITIES <ul><li>Fact-finding missions </li></ul><ul><li>Review of on-going activities, consultation with relevant agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Strategy approved by METAP </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity building: Modular training package and four pilot training courses </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration projects </li></ul>
  4. 4. METAP ICZM STRATEGY <ul><li>BACKGROUND </li></ul><ul><li>ICZM ISSUES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN </li></ul><ul><li>ONGOING ICZM ACTIVITIES </li></ul><ul><li>NEXT STEPS </li></ul>
  5. 5. Major issues <ul><li>Urban sprawl </li></ul><ul><li>Water scarcity </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Land-based pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Biodiversity loss </li></ul><ul><li>Coastal erosion </li></ul><ul><li>Marine fisheries </li></ul><ul><li>Maritime pollution </li></ul>
  6. 6. Causes to coastal degradation <ul><li>Demographic trends </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of ICZM policy </li></ul><ul><li>Legal framework </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional failure </li></ul><ul><li>Investment priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of information </li></ul><ul><li>Global changes </li></ul>
  7. 7. CHARACTERISTICS OF COASTAL PROBLEMS <ul><li>  involve public goods and externalities </li></ul><ul><li>been formulated by a scientific process </li></ul><ul><li>span over long time frames </li></ul><ul><li>complex </li></ul><ul><li>involve uncertainties </li></ul><ul><li>involve stakeholders with conflicting interests </li></ul><ul><li>impact is distributed unequally on different societal groups </li></ul>
  8. 8. HOW TO MAKE ICZM SUSTAINABLE ? <ul><li>National ICZM policy (regulations, economic instruments, information) </li></ul><ul><li>Governmental budget allocations (national, regional, local) </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional empowerment </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination mechanisms/ partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Areas under special management </li></ul><ul><li>Investment in infrastructure, protection or restoration </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness and capacity building </li></ul>
  9. 9. Further development and support needed for ICZM in the region <ul><li>National ICZM policy </li></ul><ul><li>Improved legal framework </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional strengthening </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental awareness and participation </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination/collaboration among stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Management of sensitive areas </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable financing </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration projects </li></ul>
  10. 10. ICZM is like building a house: Process is a learning experience
  11. 11. METAP Technical Assistance Packages (how to use a better toolbox) <ul><li>Enhancing countries environmental and social assessment capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Tools and methodologies for developing a national policy framework </li></ul><ul><li>Legal framework </li></ul><ul><li>Economic instruments and financial mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-feasibility studies and investments </li></ul>
  12. 12. TAP 1: Environmental and Social Assessments in ICZM <ul><li>Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) </li></ul><ul><li>Broad-based evaluation techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Risk assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Training (Modular training package) </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrative Pilot Projects (SEA in Croatia) </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons learned </li></ul>
  13. 13. TAP 2:Tools/methodologies for developing a policy framework <ul><li>ICZM approach </li></ul><ul><li>Policy elements </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness building </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Lead agency </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity building </li></ul><ul><li>Country consultations on ICZM priorities (held in November 2001) </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity building (Modular training package) </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness building </li></ul>
  14. 14. TAP 3: Legal framework for ICZM <ul><li>Revision of existing laws, regulations and enforcement schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Legal competences and jurisdictions </li></ul><ul><li>New legal capacity and regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Harmonization with national planning </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Draft legislation and/or guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot projects </li></ul>
  15. 15. TAP 4: Economic instruments and financial mechanisms <ul><li>Innovative mecha-nisms for sustainable financing </li></ul><ul><li>Public-Private Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Economic instruments and approaches </li></ul><ul><li>Background document on participation and financing of ICZM </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Meeting (Malta, Jan 2002) </li></ul><ul><li>Training (Modular training package) </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot Projects </li></ul>
  16. 16. TAP 5: Pre-feasibility studies and investment proposals <ul><li>Identify investment opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Assisting in preparation of pre-feasibility studies </li></ul><ul><li>Assisting in preparation of investment proposals </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-feasibility studies (Constructed Wetlands in Slovenia) </li></ul><ul><li>Investment proposals </li></ul>
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