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Sustainable Development
Water Framework Directive
30 June 2005
Tim Irwin
Sustainable Development Division
Sustainable Development Division
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Purpose of Presentation
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Background
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Overview of Progress on NI
Sustainable Development Strategy
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Linkages with the Water Framework
Directive
Sustainable Development Division
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Ecological Footprint
Figure 2: World Ecological Footprint, 1961-1997
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A ‘Fair
Earth Share’ = 1.8 gha per person
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billion "area units"
Ecological
Footprint For NI 5.63gha per person
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10
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Ecological Footprint
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Available biocapacity
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Available biocapacity allowing
10% for nature reserves
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0
1960
1965
1970
1975
1980
Sustainable Development Division
1985
1990
1995
2000
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UK Strategic Framework
UK Strategic Framework
UK
Govt
strategy*
Welsh
Assembly
action plan
Scottish
Executive
strategy
Northern
Ireland
strategy
* Covers England and
non-devolved issues
Sustainable Development Division
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5 Guiding Principles
• Living Within Environmental Limits
• Ensuring A Strong, Healthy & Just Society
• Achieving A Stable Economy
• Promoting Good Governance
• Using Sound Science Responsibly
Sustainable Development Division
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4 Priority Areas For UK Action
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Climate Change & Energy
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Sustainable Consumption & Production
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Natural Resource Protection &
Environmental Enhancement
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Sustainable Communities
Sustainable Development Division
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Where Does NI SDS Fit?
Sustainable
Development Strategy
A 20 year vision?
Priorities &
Budgets
The rolling 3 year
implementation
plan?
DEPARTMENTAL PSA OBJECTIVES & CORPORATE PLANS
DOE
DRD
DFP
DSD
DHSS
PS
DARD
OFMD
FM
DCAL
DETI
DEL
DE
ESFL
LL
DEPARTMENTAL STRATEGIES (For Example)
WMS
RDS
GP
PR
IFH
RDP
TSN
Sustainable Development Division
UCMI
H
ES
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How is the NI SD Strategy
Starting to Shape Up?
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• Vision
• Guiding Principles
• Priority Areas for Action with high level
objectives
• Targets and Indicators
Sustainable Development Division
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Stakeholder Engagement
• Promoting Sustainable Living Consultation
• Taking It On Consultation
• Stakeholder Groups
• Working Groups
• Departmental Champions
Sustainable Development Division
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Priorities & Principles
Guiding Principles
Priority Areas For Action
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Climate Change & Energy
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Living Within Environmental Limits
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Sustainable Consumption & Production
•
Achieving A Stable Economy
•
Natural Resource Protection &
Environmental Enhancement
•
Ensuring A Strong, Healthy & Just
Society
•
Sustainable Communities
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Promoting Good Governance
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Governance for SD
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Using Sound Science Responsibly
•
Learning & Communication
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Opportunity and innovation
Sustainable Development Division
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Linkages To WFD
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Climate Change & Energy
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Sustainable Consumption & Production
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Impacts of rising sea levels,
Flooding / drought linked to extreme weather events
710 million litres / day
Efficient use of water
Use of grey water
Nat. Resource Protection & Env Enhancement
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Water quality
Marine life
Amenity value
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Linkages To WFD
•
Sustainable Communities
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Governance For Sustainable Development
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Agriculture
Fishing
Joined up government
Legislative & regulatory role
Public participation in decision making
Learning & Communication
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Education and awareness raising
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Policy Challenges
Align policy with SD Strategy & UK Framework
.
Join-up policy goals under the SD umbrella
Signal SD in external partnerships / relationships
Embed SD in policy approval processes –
Integrated Impact Assessment
Effective stakeholder engagement
Building SD capacity among delivery partners
Sustainable Development Division
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Human Resource Challenges
SD will need to be adequately reflected in..
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Core vision and values
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Training and development
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Performance management
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Recruitment
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Career planning and placements
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Internal communications
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Volunteering / Fund raising
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Estates / FM Challenges
 Management systems (eg EMS)
 Energy ,water, waste (resource efficiency, recycling)
 Green travel
 Sustainable procurement
 Green construction and refurbishment.
 Biodiversity
 Positive social and community impact
Sustainable Development Division
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Incorporating SD Into Corp/Bus Plans
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High – Level Buy-in
•
Sustainable Development Commission
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Mainstreaming
– Statutory Duty
– Integrated Impact Assessment
– PSA Objectives
Sustainable Development Division
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Sustainable Development
Water Framework Directive
30 June 2005
Tim Irwin
Sustainable Development Division
Sustainable Development Division
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