Factsheet: Environmental Strategy 2030

Environmental Strategy 2030

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Estonian Environmental Strategy 2030
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Eesti Keskkonnastrateegia aastani 2030
Description: 
Framework of environmental protection and environmental use is established in The Estonian Environmental Strategy 2030 and in its implementation plan The National Environmental Action Plan of Estonia 2007-2013 providing long-term objectives in areas of decreasing waste, residual pollution and pollution load, water, mineral resources, energy, transportation, forestry, fisheries, hunting and maintaining landscape and biodiversity. In order to ensure achieving objectives from environmental area strategic documents and Development Plan of the Ministry of the Environment, organisation is strengthened continuously. Management processes, knowledge-based management is developed and strategic planning is improved. Regulation impact assessment is conducted and quality of public services is developed. Development and strategic planning of the Ministry of the Environment is coordinated by Development Department. The Environmental Strategy is an essential national issue and must pursuant to subsection 12 (6) of the Sustainable Development Act (RT I 1995, 31, 384; 2005, 15, 87) be approved the the Riigikogu.
Goal/Aim: 
Protection and sustainable management of the environment and natural resources.
Responsible Authority: 
The Ministry of the Environment

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2013