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Presentation of the Manual for Preparation of Terms of References for the Preparation of a Local Spatial Planning Document and the Guidelines for the Implementation of the Strategic Environmental Assessment Procedure during the Preparation of a Local Spatial Planning Document

prezentacija prirucnika__fotoPresentation of the Manual for Preparation of Terms of References for the Preparation of a Local Spatial Planning Document and the Guidelines for the Implementation of the Strategic Environmental Assessment Procedure during the Preparation of a Local Spatial Planning Document was organized on 1st December 2015 by the OSCE Mission in Montenegro and the Union of Municipalities of Montenegro. The presentation was dedicated to the local government units in the central region and planning agencies that produce planning documents for the needs of the respective local governments.

The documents have been prepared with the aim to support the continued improvement of the capacity of the local government bodies to formulate needs that should be implemented to create a local development policy and public interest protection through spatial planning based on the principles of sustainable use and environment.

The Manual outlined the general principles related to the content of the Terms of Reference, providing a clear picture on how to write Terms of Reference in efficient and effective manner. The Terms of Reference is a document that defines the tasks that should be performed in the procedure of the development of the planning document.

The Guidelines were prepared in order to encourage maximum synergy effect and to simultaneously perform the procedure of implementation of the strategic assessment of environmental impact with the procedure of making local planning document, in order to timely intervene on the provisions of the local planning document. In this way, on the one hand, implementation of the principles sustainable use and protection of the environment is ensured, and on the other hand, the process of creating a local planning document is accelerated.

The Manual is presented by Ms.Ksenija Vukmanovic, while the Guidelines were presented by Ms.Lazarela Kalezic, the authors of these documents.

 

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