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Results of the "Cardiff-Processes"


Kraemer, R. Andreas: Results of the "Cardiff-Processes" - Assessing the State of Development And Charting the Way Ahead. Ecologic, Berlin.

English, German

With contributions of
Uwe Büsgen, Keya Choudhury, Anneke Klasing, Anne-Gabrielle Mazurek, Stefanie Pfahl und Dennis Tänzler

46 pp.
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Table of Contents

1 Summary
1.1 Background
1.2 Overall Assessment of the Results of the Cardiff Process
1.3 Institutional Stability and Analysis of the Process
1.4 Conclusions and Future Challenges
1.5 Institutional Capacity & Co-ordination: "Article 6 Committee"
2 Introduction to the Cardiff Process
2.1 Environmental Integration since the Luxembourg European Council
2.2 Background to this Report
3 Overview of the State of the Cardiff Process
3.1 Comments on the Development of the Cardiff Process
3.2 Tables Summarising the Results of the Cardiff Process
3.2.1 "First Group" (Cardiff): Transport, Energy, and Agriculture
3.2.2 "Second Group" (Wien): Development, Internal Market, and Industry
3.2.3 "Third Group" (Köln): General Affairs, Ecofin, and Fisheries
3.2.4 General and Cross-Cutting Reports, Indicator Work
4 Comparative Assessment of the Sectoral Cardiff-Strategies
4.1 Environmental Issues, Trends, and Existing Policy Approaches
4.1.1 Table: Comparing Environmental Awareness in the Sectors
4.1.2 Assessing the Environmental Awareness in the Sectors
4.2 Objectives and Targets
4.2.1 Table: Comparing Objectives and Targets in the Sectors
4.2.2 Assessing Objectives and Targets in the Sectors
4.3 Activities, Measures and Action Plans
4.3.1 Table: Comparing Action Plans of the Sectors
4.3.2 Assessing Actions Plans and Allocation of Tasks
4.4 Development of Indicators for Environmental Policy Integration
4.4.1 Table: Comparing Indicator Development in the Sectors
4.4.2 Assessing Indicator Development in the Individual Sectors
4.5 Timetables, Assessment of Goal Attainment and Strategy Revision
4.5.1 Table: Comparing Timetables and Planned Follow-up in the Sectors
4.5.2 Assessing the Timetables and Follow-ups
4.6 Commitment and Stabilisation of the Strategy Process
4.6.1 Legal and Political Commitment
4.6.2 Continuity and Institutionalisation
5 Synthesis, Overall Assessment and Conclusions
5.1 Synthesis of Results
5.1.1 Differences Among the Cardiff Strategies and Reports
5.1.2 Table: Overall Assessment in a Systematic Overview
5.2 Analysis of the Process: Summary of Results
5.3 Conclusions and Future Challenges
6 Options and Suggestions
6.1 Process Continuity and Improvement of Existing Strategies
6.2 Improving Dialogue Among Sectors and Council Configurations
6.3 Horizontal Strategies for Cross-Configurational Issues
6.4 Implementing Environmental Integration in the Member States
6.5 Institutional Capacity and Co-ordination: "Article 6 Committee"