INSPIRE Knowledge Base

DevNetSet

Description
Organisation: 
Development of network of settlements
Acronym: 
DevNetSet
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Discuss issues of harmonization of a planning basis for defining the development of network of settlements on the national level and in the regional zones and cross-border territories in South-East Europe. Additional objectives are defining dynamic hierarchy of activities of the network of settlements which are aligned to or conditioned by functional-gravitational and transport flows. The aims include cultural environmental and transport issues
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
member in 2 main project activities in geographical spatial analysis: The influence of the principles of the European union regional development policy on development processes in planning regions and Evaluation of the polycentric growth, territorial trends, threats - dangers and challenges, spatial typologies and indicators and urban policy
Activities: 
Intended activities include a workshops and seminar with review of some ideas seen as necessary for contemporary functioning of settlements and the distribution of the territory between the settlements and study the possibilities of model circumstances
Membership: 
The Institute of geography at the Bulgarian Academi of sciences is research institute on the geographical systems in Bulgaria.
Comments: 
Typology: 
Regional
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • collect and describe user requirements related to Environmental policies
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    National
    population, land and settlements
    Societal Sector
    research
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    1998 diploma project "Geodemographical characteristic and special features of the development of the town of Velingrad 1998 Sofia university “Sv. Kl. Ohridski” – master degree in geography – specialization “Population and settlements” 2000-2001 Municipality of Velingrad, head of section “Human resources” – participating in local government policy of human resources and population and settlements 2001 census – participating in local level organization since 2002 - Institute of geography – studies in human resources, the population in the West Stara planina Mt. – factor in the cross-border cooperation with Serbia; the population in the south border zone with Greece in the process of eurointegration; new declared towns 2002-2003 in the frame of the urban population in Bulgaria
    Environmental application domains
    Spatial Planning ,Transport development, Urban development , Rural development, Transport and pipe-lines Management