Institutional cooperation on transport and environment

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Prod-ID: IND-239-en
Also known as: TERM 036
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Assessment made on  01 Jan 2001

Generic metadata


Transport Transport (Primary theme)

DPSIR: Response


Indicator codes
  • TERM 036

Policy issue:  Improve the cooperation between transport, environmental and spatial planning ministries


Key assessment

Formal cooperation between various ministries is a prerequisite for the development, implementation and follow-up of a joint and integrated transport and environment strategy. Cooperation with spatial planning ministries is equally important given the increased importance of demand management.

Eleven Member States are applying some identifiable form of institutional coordination (co-signing of policy papers by ministers, collaboration at senior level, job rotation). However, the degree of cooperation needs to be improved in all countries, in order to achieve sound and balanced formulation and implementation of integrated strategies.


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