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APRAISE Special Issue

It is our pleasure to invite all researchers to submit their articles on the EC FP7 APRAISE Special Issue “Assessment of Policy Interrelationships and Impacts on Sustainability”, published in the International Journal of Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, by Springer.

The Author Guidelines for the manuscript preparation are available here.

The submission deadline for prospective authors is 10 January 2015.

Submit your article now!

Book of Abstracts of the 2nd International Symposium & 24th National Conference on Operational Research

Within the implementation of APRAISE an abstract entitled "Assessment of Policy Interrelationships and Impacts on Sustainability in Europe - Empirical Analysis of the Energy & Climate Package" has been submitted and issued in the 2nd International Symposium & 24th National Conference on Operational Research Book of Abstracts. The abstract is available in page 60.
The book of abstracts is available here.

APRAISE Case Studies

The APRAISE Methodology has been implemented in various case studies, the results of which can be found here.

APRAISE Background Paper "1st International Stakeholder Workshop". 
(30 October 2013 in Brussels, Belgium)
The 1st APRAISE International Stakeholder Consultation Workshop has been successfully implemented having as a main goal to present, discuss and test preliminary project results with a broad range of European stakeholders, while focusing on preliminary modelling results of four case studies on existing and planned environmental policies in selected sectors of EU Member States. Download now the Backround paper or view the individual case studies

The case of Greece and the Netherlands
The case of the Netherlands and Germany
The case of Austria and the United Kingdom
The case of Austria and Slovenia


APRAISE Publication in the “European News” monthly Magazine

APRAISE article in the monthly magazine “European News”, issue November 2013, published by the European Office of Cyprus, has been released. The article introduces the readers to the APRAISE project, while briefly presenting the APRAISE methodology. Download now the article in English or in Greek language.


APRAISE Presence in the 2014 IEPPEC 

Within the framework of communicating the APRAISE progress and results, APRAISE participated in the 2014 IEPPEC - International Energy Policies & Programmes Evaluation Conference, which took place on the 9th - 11th of September 2014, in Berlin, Germany. 

APRAISE was further communicated through the implementation of two presentation and the submission of two papers.

In particular Mrs. Spyridaki and Mrs. Ioannou (UPRC) gave a presentation entitled "Expanding the policy theory behind the climate and energy package in Greece" and submitted the relevant paper, while Mr. Tuerk's (JOANNEUM RESEARCH) presentation was entitled "Understanding the efficacy of environmental policy instruments: the APRAISE 3E Method" and also submitted the related paper.


Impact Stakeholders’ Questionnaire

Policy Brief

The 2nd APRAISE Policy Brief provides a thorough analysis of the role of sustainable development indicators for evaluating the effectiveness, efficiency and efficacy of policy instruments. It also offers an assessment on their usefulness in answering research questions related to the issues addressed by APRAISE. The 2nd Policy Brief is available here.

Policy Brief

You can find the 1st Apraise Brief here.

APRAISE Synthesis Document

The APRAISE Synthesis Document presenting the results of the APRAISE 3 years of operation has been released! The APRAISE Synthesis Document is available here:

APRAISE Synthesis Document