3rd European Environmental Evaluators
Network Forum

‘Linking evaluation findings to enhancing sustainability’

28 – 29 April, 2014 | Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland

2014 EEEN Forum

Photo by Ilkka Heikkinen


The EEEN forum welcomes evaluators, researchers and users of evaluation from all relevant fields (including climate change mitigation and adaption, biodiversity conservation, environmental education, energy, air and water quality, waste, land and fisheries management, sustainable consumption and production, behaviour change, ecological restoration etc.) working in academia, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, European and international institutions and companies.


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10.30-11.45 Voluntary guided walking tour (starting point: the lobby of Glo Hotel Art)
11.30-13.00 Boat transfers to the island Uunisaari & Registration
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00 Opening the conference
Research Director Per Mickwitz, Finnish Environment Institute
13.15-14.45 Plenaries

The changing dynamics of environmental policy: challenges for appraisal and evaluation
Professor Andrew Jordan, University of East Anglia, UK

The role of impact assessment and evaluation at the Finnish Ministry of the Environment
Research Director Laura Höijer, Ministry of the Environment, Finland

14.45-15.15 Coffee
15.15-17.00 Parallel Sessions

Theme I: Exploring the Influence of Evaluation Knowledge
(Chair: Eeva Primmer, SYKE)

Theme III: Linking Policy Measures to Long-Term Policy Goals
(Chair: Lars Nilsson, LU)

17.30-18.30 Panel + Discussion: How to improve EEEN as a working network?
(Chair: Petrus Kautto, SYKE, Discussants: Lisa Eriksson, Swedish EPA; Johannes Schilling, EEA; Kris Bachus, KU Leuven; Paula Kivimaa, SYKE)
19:00 Dinner in Uunisaari
After dinner boat transfers to inland Helsinki

More information about the forum:

Tiina Jääskeläinen, Researcher
SYKE/Environment Policy Centre
tel. +358 29 525 1244

Laila Liukka, Assistant
SYKE/Environment Policy Centre
mob. +358 40 740 5506

8:30-9:00 Boat transfers to Uunisaari
9:00-10:45 Parallel Sessions

Theme II: Coordination of Evaluations at Various Levels
(Chair: Andrew Jordan, UEA)

Criteria for evaluating climate adaptation measures: A meta-analysis
Sabine Weiland, UFZ

Evaluation of a national environmental technology strategy – Maximising evaluation impact in a complex setting
Johan Harvard, Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis

The interlinkages between policy instruments of offshore wind production and nature conservation
Helen Poltimäe & Kaja Peterson, SEI Tallinn

Theme III: Linking Policy Measures to Long-Term Policy Goals
(Chair: Kris Bachus, KU Leuven)

10:45-11:15 Coffee
11:15-12:00 Plenary

Rethinking evaluation: how to encourage use and effectiveness of evaluations in governmental policy-making?
Auditor General of Finland, Dr. Tuomas Pöysti, National Audit Office of Finland

12:00-13:00 Lunch
13.00-14:45 Parallel Sessions

Theme I: Exploring the Influence of Evaluation Knowledge
(Chair: Jussi Kauppila, SYKE)

Theme II: Challenges of climate policy evaluation at multiple levels – A session organised by EEA
(Chair: Paul McAleavey, EEA)

A) Climate policy evaluations at different territorial levels

B) Evaluating climate policies in emissions trading and non-trading sectors

ETS sectors
Prof. Xavier Labandeira Villot, University of Vigo

Non-ETS sectors
Benjamin Görlach, Ecologic

C) Climate and energy policy evaluation – closing knowledge gaps?

François Dejean, EEA
14:45-15:30 Plenary

Policy evaluation as if sustainability really mattered: rethinking evaluation in light of Europe’s 2050 Agenda
Executive Director Hans Bruyninckx, European Environment Agency

15:30-16:30 Coffee and Final Discussion
16:30 Closing the Conference

Boat transfers onshore

Note: If you need a boat transfer between the programme and the boat is not at the dock, raise up the white flag at the dock.

More information about the forum:

Tiina Jääskeläinen, Researcher
SYKE/Environment Policy Centre
tel. +358 29 525 1244

Laila Liukka, Assistant
SYKE/Environment Policy Centre
mob. +358 40 740 5506

 

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