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URBAN AGENDA FOR THE EU Partnership for Air Quality Final Draft Action Plan 1 November 20171

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The Draft Action Plan was presented and discussed in the DGUM of 24 October 2017. Comments received during the meeting and in writing after the meeting are taken into account in this version of the Action Plan.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION

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BETTER REGULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION 1.1 ACTION N°1 – IDENTIFICATION OF GAPS IN REGULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION ON AIR POLLUTANT EMISSION SOURCES

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1.2 ACTION N°2 – BETTER AIR QUALITY PLANNING (GOVERNANCE)

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BETTER FUNDING

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2.1 ACTION N°3 – BETTER TARGETED FUNDING FOR AIR QUALITY

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BETTER KNOWLEDGE

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3.1 ACTION N°4 – BETTER FOCUS ON THE PROTECTION AND ON THE IMPROVEMENT

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OF CITIZENS’ HEALTH

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3.2 ACTION N°5 – AWARENESS RAISING AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING

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3.3 ACTION N°6 – OUTREACH

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LINKS WITH OTHER COMMITMENTS

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4.1 LINK WITH THE CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES

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4.1.1

Good urban governance, sound and strategic urban planning and an integrated

approach

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Innovative approaches

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4.1.3

Impact on societal change, including behavioural change

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4.1.4

Challenges and opportunities of small- and medium-sized cities; and polycentric

development.

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4.1.5

Urban regeneration

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4.1.6

Adaptation to demographic change

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Availability and quality of public services of general interest

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International dimension (Habitat III and the Sustainable Development Goals).

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4.2 NEW URBAN AGENDA & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

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4.2.1

GOAL 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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GOAL 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation

for all 4.2.3

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industrialization and foster innovation 4.2.4

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GOAL 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and

sustainable

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4.2.5

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GOAL 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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GOAL 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems,

sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

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4.3 OTHER COMMITMENTS

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MONITORING

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ANNEX 1: MAIN FINDINGS AND ISSUES

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INTRODUCTION

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PARTNERSHIP AIR QUALITY TOPICS

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MAIN FINDINGS AND ISSUES

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2.1 INTRODUCTION ON MAIN AIR QUALITY POLLUTANTS

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2.2 FINDINGS ON AIR QUALITY AND HEALTH

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2.3 AIR QUALITY MEASURES

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MAIN FINDINGS RELATED TO REGULATION, KNOWLEDGE AND FUNDING

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3.1 FINDINGS ON EU AIR QUALITY REGULATIONS

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3.2 FINDINGS ON AIR QUALITY AND FUNDING

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3.3 FINDINGS ON AIR QUALITY AND KNOWLEDGE

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