Urban green, public consultation of the Ministry of the Environment

11/05/2023 – Identify the major criticalities for the development of urban green areas, collecting operational and regulatory simplification proposals.

This is the objective of the public consultation launched by the Committee for the development of urban green areas through the website of the Ministry of the Environment and Energy Security and aimed at institutional and economic operators, citizens interested in safeguarding green spaces and associations.

Suggestions may include, for example:
– the provision of guidelines and agreements of local authorities, operators and associations operating on the subject;
– the major role of schools, of all levels, in the development of urban green areas;
– the new forms of citizen involvement and synergy between public and private in the green recovery of urban areas and in the creation and management of urban green areas;
– the diffusion of the use of “Nature Based Solutions” and green techniques in general for interventions on roads, on buildings, in cities and throughout the Italian territory;
– the spread of innovative solutions and integration of urban green areas with other land uses and with energy saving and production measures;
– the improvement in the management of urban trees with a view to greater ecological efficiency.

Urban green, the Ministry of the Environment is looking for ideas

The results of the consultation – explains the Ministry – will provide the basis for joint work and can be integrated into the annual report that the Committee will present to Parliament, which may also include regulatory proposals to be addressed to the government. In fact, the law assigns important study and guidance functions to the Committee for the policies in the urban green sectorsuch as monitoring the implementation of the laws on public and private green areas, promoting the activities of the local authorities concerned and presenting criteria and guidelines for the creation of green areas.

The Committee, which has resumed its activities with the establishment of the new Government, makes use of the technical-administrative support of the Directorate General for Naturalistic and Sea Heritage (PNM) of MASE and ISPRA. In 2017 it defined the Guidelines for the sustainable development of urban green areas and in 2018 the National Strategy on urban green areas. He also contributed to the evaluation of first two tenders for urban forestation financed under the 2019 Climate Decree.

Today, the consultation is part of the framework of the numerous urban forestation activities of our territory and cities, necessary for the quality and wholesomeness of the environment, as well as for the health, including psychophysical, of the citizens.

Those interested in participating in the consultation on urban green areas can fill in the questionnaire which can be downloaded at the link https://www.mase.gov.it/pagina/verde-urbano.

Source: Le ultime news dal mondo dell'edilizia by www.edilportale.com.

*The article has been translated based on the content of Le ultime news dal mondo dell'edilizia by www.edilportale.com. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!