Section 3.
Relationship with other administration levels, policy areas and parties, co-operation and co-ordination


Article 10.6.3.

Within the framework of their mission and tasks, the agencies referred to in this title contribute in co-operation within the policy area and coordinated by the Flemish Government and the department to:

  1. international, European, supraregional and interregional co-operation and decision making regarding the environment;
  2. stimulating the achievement of the objectives of environmental policy by means of other policy areas and the development of forms of co-operation to this end;
  3. the realisation of forms of co-operation with local authorities;
  4. the realisation of forms of co-operation with non-governmental organisations and interest groups.

Article 10.6.4.

Within the framework of their mission and tasks, the agencies referred to in this title contribute in co-operation within the policy area and coordinated by the Flemish Government and the department to:

  1. the complete conversion and application of international and European environment law and of the agreements of cooperation with the other regions;
  2. the communication strategy and planning for the policy area, including raising public awareness and providing information;
  3. the realisation of a broad social basis of support for their mission and the stimulation of social participation;
  4. coordinated target group policy for the policy area;
  5. the development of optimally integrated instruments for environmental policy;
  6. the determining of the information requirements, the integrated collection of data and information and integrated information management;
  7. the integrated control of the scientific research.