Project steering committee is a high-level national advisory and steering body that ensures the smooth running of the project, reorganizes resources as needed, and directs the project based on the views of national and local stakeholders. The steering committee ensures the cost-effectiveness of the project and, as a result, the best possible environmental impact.
The main task of the steering committee is to ensure the systematic and targeted implementation of the project. Specific tasks of the steering committee are defined as follows:
- to guide and follow the Project implementation srategy;
- to manage the Project risks;
- to solve problems which require the inclusion of several state-level administrative institution;
- to discuss the ways of how to use other EU or national financing measures for funding complimentary projects;
- the dissemination of lessons learnt and projects results for public administration in oder to ensure the transferability and replicability.
The steering committee includes members from KAUR, KeA, EKUK, MeM (project partners) and National Heritage Board, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication, Environment Investment Centre and Association of Estonian Cities and Municipalities (non-partners). The steering committee has an important role to act as a project influencer to share the project information and to link the results with other actions and policies in higher level and to follow the possibilities of complementary funds.
Environment Agency – KAUR
Environment Board – KeA
Environment Research Centre - EKUK
Ministry of the Rural Affairs – MeM
Working Group – WG
Project management chart