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INSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ITALY


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INTEGRATED DECISION-MAKING

Decision-Making: Coordinating Bodies   

Italy established a Committee for the Implementation of Agenda 21, which serves as its coordinating body in the area of sustainable development. Included in this Committee are representatives of the Ministries of Budget and Planning, of Environment, Foreign Affairs (includes Cooperation), Public Works, Transport, Tourism, Agriculture and Forestry Resources and Finance, as well as the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.

Decision-Making: Legislation and Regulations 

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Decision-Making: Strategies, Policies and Plans  

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Decision-Making: Major Groups Involvement  

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Programmes and Projects

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Status 

In the July 1994 agreement between government, labor unions and entrepreneurial associations, the issue of sustainable development was inserted, with particular reference to aspects of work, research and training.

National Decision-Making Structure

1. National Sustainable Development Coordination Body:  
2. National Sustainable Development Policy:  
3. National Agenda 21/other strategy for SD  
4. Local/Regional Agenda(s) 21:  
5. Environmental Impact Assessment Law:  
6. Major Groups involved in Sustainable Development Decision-Making:  

National Instruments and Programmes

1. Sustainable. Dev. or environmental education incorporated into school curricula:  
2. Sustainable Development Indicators Program:  
3. Ecolabel Regulations:  
4. Recycle/Reuse Programs:  
5. Green Accounting Program:  
6. Access to Internet:  
7. Access to World Wide Web:  
8. National World Wide Web Site for Sustainable Development or State of the Environment:  

Policies, Programmes and Legislation

1. Combatting poverty:  
2. Changing consumption and production patterns:  
3. Atmosphere:  
4. Land Use Planning:  
5. Forest and Deforestation:  
6. Desertification and Drought:  
7. Sustainable Mountain Development:  
8. Sustainable Agriculture:  
9. Biological Diversity:  
10. Biotechnology:  
11. Oceans and Coastal Areas:  
12. Freshwater Management:  
13. Toxic Chemicals:  
14. Hazardous Wastes:  
15. Solid Wastes:  
16. Radioactive Wastes:  
17. Energy:  
18. Transport:  
19. Sustainable Tourism:  

Challenges

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Capacity-building, Education, Training and Awareness-raising  

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Information

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Research and Technologies

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Financing

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Cooperation

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This information was provided by the Government of Italy to the fifth session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development. Last Update: April 1997.

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MAJOR GROUPS

WOMEN

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CHILDREN AND YOUTH

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INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

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NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

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LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Decision-Making: Coordinating Bodies   

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Decision-Making: Legislation and Regulations 

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Decision-Making: Strategies, Policies and Plans  

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Decision-Making: Major Groups Involvement  

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Programmes and Projects 

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Status 

Approximately 50 Italian municipalities are adopting their own documents (Local Agendas 21) for sustainable developments (including Rome and Venice).

Challenges

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Capacity-building, Education, Training and Awareness-raising  

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Information

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Research and Technologies

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Financing

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Cooperation

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This information was provided by the Government of Italy to the fifth session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development. Last Update: April 1997.

 

WORKERS AND UNIONS

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BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

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SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COMMUNITY

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FARMERS

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SCIENCE

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INFORMATION

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INTERNATIONAL LAW

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