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REReP 1.8 Wrap-up/Training Workshop June 19-20, 2003 Sofia, Bulgaria. Kosovo/a. Environmental Information System Development – Status Update. Current Status I. Institutional set-up -All institutions re-established --June 1999 Department of Environment – May 2000

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REReP 1.8 Wrap-up/Training Workshop

June 19-20, 2003

Sofia, Bulgaria

Kosovo/a

Environmental

Information System

Development –

Status Update


Current status i
Current Status I

  • Institutional set-up

  • -All institutions re-established --June 1999

  • Department of Environment – May 2000

  • Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning – March 2002

  • -Establishment of the Environmental Agency still pending

  • Legal framework

  • -Basic legal framework endorsed

  • Environmental Protection Law including information access adopted in April 2003

  • - Laws or standards for monitoring and reporting will derive from the EPA

  • Data collection and management

  • -No regulation of the monitoring system

  • -Limited monitoring data exchange, assessment and dissemination

  • - No systematic, objective data collection


Current status ii
Current Status II

  • Information dissemination –

  • - Printed publication : a monthly printed publication with relevant environmental information is planned (three languages)

  • - First State of Environment Report published on April 2003

  • - Pilot local environmental Information Web page (under construction)

  • Use of environmental reporting in decision making

  • -High demand for environmental information for these purposes, but low supply


Tangible Developments & Progress

  • Objectives: Development of the monitoring system in Kosovo/a

  • - Equipment for water monitoring and training for the KHMI laboratory

  • Expenditures - Equipment and training: 27.800 Euro


Tangible Developments & Progress

  • Benefits

  • -Initiated further development of the environmental information system in Kosovo/a

  • - ensures the accuracy of water quality measurements, timeliness and cost effectiveness.

  • -contributing to the reliability and accuracy of the data for the MESP, and for its subsequent dissemination to the general public and media


Future Priorities

  • Foreseen actions

  • -Technical infrastructure: monitoring system for water, soil and air pollution; Hardware and Software for data interpretation

  • -Institutional strengthening: training and expertise in network management, data interpretation and standards

  • -Legal frameworks: Extension of legal framework including definition of standards

  • -International cooperation: integration in international reporting regimes


Future Priorities

  • Available funding

  • -donor support by the Italian Government for the Kosovo/a Hydro-meteorological Institute laboratory, and by the central governmental budget of Kosovo/a

  • Required assistance

  • -financial resources for monitoring, software, capacity & institutional building.


Further Information….

Tomor Qela

Address: MESP, Nazim Gafurri Str. 31

Tel: +381(0)38 200 32 120

Fax: +381(0)38 517 802

E-mail:[email protected]@gismesp.tk

And please visit us at the exhibition!


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