What is needed is qualified co-determination
CIPRA supports the trend of people wanting to have their say and calls for cooperative planning and development approaches to be adopted more extensively in future projects. This presupposes that the agents involved know how these approaches work. They must be educated accordingly, whether they work for municipalities, for regional or national administration, for private businesses or for NGO's.
CIPRA expects from municipalities, and regions in particular, that forces acting on behalf of the protection of the Alps and sustainable development become more closely involved in the political decision-making process, to which the criteria of good governance must apply as a matter of principle:
Qualified co-determination is ugently needed (Source: Eric Vazzoler / ZEITENSPIEGEL).
- Democratic legitimacy