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Concerted Action on environmental valuation.

Objective



Objectives and Concise Description
- Establish the range of research and active policy programs on environmentalvaluation being undertaken by institutes, non-governmental organizations and governments in Europe.
- Review the work of research programs related to environmental valuationcommissioned by the European Community DGXII and other DirectoratesGeneral in key environmental topic areas, as well as work of Europeanresearch groups.
- Set-up a European network of organizations actively working on environmentalvaluation issues both at the theoretical and policy levels.
- Access and, where necessary, translate into English any identified relevantand important work on valuation for dissemination and discussion.
- Commission subject literature reviews if deemed necessary in key areas.
- Assess the state of the art and validity of environmental valuation in arange of specific policy areas, and identify gaps in current understanding.
- Recommend a programme of future interdisciplinary research on environmentalvaluation in the decision making process. In this way provide a concretefoundation for progress towards solving the policy problems which will havebeen identified in the current use of environmental valuation for achievingsustainable development, while also pointing out where research is neededinto wider concepts of value that can be brought into the policy arena.
These objectives will be achieved via a series of international workshops, which will result in reports, special issues of academic environmental journals, and books. An interdisciplinary coordinating committee will be help identify key topic areas and designing brainstorming workshop sessions. Approximately ten workshops are proposed, each will select a topic, analyze the current understanding with regard to valuation, and discuss the topic with invited experts. Each workshop will involve an interdisciplinary international team.

Funding Scheme

CON - Coordination of research actions

Coordinator

THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
Address
19,Silver Street 19
CB3 9EP Cambridge
United Kingdom

Participants (14)

AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY OF NORWAY
Norway
Address
Taarnbygningen
1432 Aas
AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA
Spain
Address
Campus Universitari, Edefici B
08193 Bellaterra
FONDAZIONE ENI - ENRICO MATTEI
Italy
Address
Corso Magenta 63
20123 Milano
Istituto di Sociologia Internazionaledi Gorizia
Italy
Address
Via Mazzini 13
34170 Gorizia
Statistisches Bundesamt
Germany
Address
11,Gustav Stresemannring
65189 Wiesbaden
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sweden
Address
3,Johan Brauners Väg
750 07 Uppsala
UNIVERSITE DE VERSAILLES SAINT QUENTIN EN YVELINE
France
Address
47,Boulevard Vauban 47, Collège Vauban
78047 Guyancourt
UNIVERSITE LOUIS PASTEUR, STRASBOURG 1
France
Address
Avenue De La Foret Noire, 61
67000 Strasbourg
UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA
United Kingdom
Address
University Plain
NR4 7TJ Norwich
UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA
Switzerland
Address
102,Boulevard Carl-vogt 102
1211 Geneve
UNIVERSITY OF YORK
United Kingdom
Address
Heslington
York
Universidad de La Laguna
Spain
Address
S/n,camino De La Hornera
38071 La Laguna
University of Lancaster
United Kingdom
Address

LA1 4YG Lancaster
Universität Zürich
Switzerland
Address
117,Zollikerstrasse
8008 Zürich