State of the environment report 2015

REPORT COVERAGE

Kosovo under UNSCR 1244/99
27 Sep 2016, 11:11
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REPORT DETAILS

Raport, Gjendja e Mjedisit 2015
Albanian
English, Serbian
State of the environment report 2015
Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency

FORMAT & ACCESSIBILITY

report (static source)
2016
2 years
120

AUDIENCE & CONTEXT

Policy makers (national level), Civil society & NGOs, Academia, Business, Public, Media
Law No.03/L-025, on Environment protection, Article 25

STRUCTURE

Yes
How are indicators used Primarily (>50%) Ocasionally (<50%) None
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Implicitly
Implicitly

TOPICS COVERED

Focus Indicators
Major
(chapter)
Some
(section(s))
Minor
(ocasionally mentioned)
None Several
(>5)
Some
(3-5)
Few
(1-2)
None
(0)
Air pollution - - - - - -
Biodiversity - - - - - -
Chemicals - - - - - -
Climate change - - - - - -
Environment and health - - - - - -
Land use - - - - - -
Natural resources - - - - - -
Noise - - - - - -
Soil - - - - - -
Waste and material resources - - - - - -
Water - - - - - - -
Various other issues - - - - - -
Agriculture - - - - - -
Energy - - - - - -
Fisheries - - - - - -
Household consumption - - - - - -
Industry - - - - - -
Green economy - - - - - - -
Tourism - - - - - -
Transport - - - - - -
Environmental technology - - - - - -
Policy instruments - - - - - -
Environmental scenarios - - - - - -
Coast and seas - - - - - - - -
Specific regions - - - - - - - -
Urban environment - - - - - -

Short description from SERIS (old):

The Law on Environment Protection provides for production of the Report on the State of Environment in Kosovo . According to Article 25 of this Law, the Government of Kosovo, at the proposal of the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning shall submit the Report on the State of Environment before the Assembly of Kosovo. The report shall contain data on: The state of environment and any changes thereto relative to the previous report, environmental impact on the health of population, the implementation of the Environmental Strategy and the Action Plan, environment protection measures, use of natural resources, development of environmental institutions as well as finances of the environment protection system. The Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency is the institution developing the Report, In line with the duties and responsibilities of government institutions. Based on the acceptable reporting models and the environmental circumstances prevalent in Kosovo, KEPA collected environmental data from monitoring institutions, companies, operators, various enterprises, publications, reports and other sources. To meet the reporting requirements, the data collected has been processed into qualitative environmental data, as presented in this Report. The data are provided in the form of narrative, tables, maps and graphs. The Report provides data on driving forces and environment pressures, described the current situation of environmental media and the impact of any such situation. It reviews environment protection and preservation policies as well as the efforts of governmental and non-governmental institutions and society at large in terms of remedial action. Such an approach to reporting, known as DPSIR , which portrays issues related to all environmental concerns of a country, represents a very appropriate approach to assessing the state of environment. The Report represents a good basis for guiding development, planning, investment, industry, energy, transport, agriculture, etc., but also undertake necessary action and develop projects to improve state of environment and constituting elements. No less important is its intention to provide information on the state of environment in Kosovo to the public at large, donors, scholars and other stakeholders.

Overview of table of contents and indicators in report

1. Introductory Section 1.1. Introduction 1.2. Methodology 1.3. Purpose of the Report 1.4. General data on Kosovo 1.5. Executive Summary 2. Driving Forces 2.1. Demographic trends 2.2. Urbanization and Environment 2.3. Socio-economic development 2.4. Use of natural resources 2.5. Use of land and coverage 3. Environmental pressures 3.1. Energy 3.2. Industry 3.3. Transport 3.4. Agriculture 3.5. Forestry 3.6. Tourism 4. State of Environment 4.1. Air 4.2. Water 4.3. Soil/land 4.4. Waste 4.5. Biodiversity 4.6. Protected Areas 5. Impact on Environment and Public Health 5.1. Climate Changes 5.2. Impact on Public Health 6. Response/Measures taken 6.1. Legislation 6.2. Environmental Strategies and Plans 6.3. Environmental Monitoring System 6.4. Investments in environment 6.5. Regional and international cooperation 7. References