D.5.1 – Implementation of EU and International policies for biodiversity and climate change
The report investigates the state of implementation of EU and International policies for biodiversity and climate change in each of the MOVE-ON Anchor Project regions: four EU Overseas Entities – Reunion and French Guiana (France), the Canary Islands, (Spain) and the Azores (Portugal), and one Overseas Territory of the UK – Saint Helena. For each Anchor Project region, the report explains the institutional arrangements, strategies, action plans and policy measures for the protection of biodiversity and the fight against climate change. It analyses whether these instruments are consistent with relevant EU law (where it applies) and global commitments. The report also assesses how these instruments have been implemented and define factors that support or hinder their implementation.MOVE-ON_D.5.1 - Implementation of EU and International policies for biodiversity and climate change
D.5.2 – Identification of key MAES potential contribution to the achievement of the set of EU directives and international commitments
This report explores the gaps that separate science from practice in the adoption of Ecosystem Services (ES) approaches in the European Union overseas, proposing pathways that could encourage their implementation. The report draws conclusions from stakeholders’ interviews conducted in three MOVE-ON anchor projects – the Canary Islands, French Guiana, and Reunion Island – based on an extended SWOT analysis that identifies local strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to the achievement of sustainable development.
The analysis provides seven strategies for future implementation of ESs approaches in adaptation to local contexts. Our results demonstrate the ability of ES assessments to tackle the three sustainability pillars (social, economic, and environmental), and the potential of EU outermost regions to achieve international commitments such as SDGs.MOVE-ON_D.5.2 - Identification of key MAES potential contribution to the achievement of the set of EU directives and international commitments
In the framework of the project, its first newsletter was produced and released on March 2022, aiming to spread relevant information and the main project results, engaging and promoting cooperation between EU overseas stakeholders and relevant actors. The MOVE-ON newsletter intends to raise public awareness and bring attention from EU, national, regional, and local audiences, to the MAES initiative implementation in the EU ORs and OCTs.newsletter_compressed
D.2.3- Guidelines on how to operate the methods explorer in ORs and OCT
This report provides guidelines on how to operate the MAES Methods Explorer created under the ESMERALDA EU Project and updated under the MOVE and MOVE-ON project. This navigator is an interactive tool that allows users to identify different methods applied to map and assess services provided by various ecosystems. This tool assists researchers and practitioners to implement MAES process at different scales and levels, ranging from national policy to local spatial planning.MOVE-ON_D.2.3 Guidelines on how to operate the methods explorer (1) (1)