Status: A brief summary report on ICZM in Slovenia, together with the country's main report, Regional Development Programme for South Primorska Region, Slovenia, 2002-2006, covering most issues of ICZM, was submitted for use in this Evaluation on 1 June 2006. No formal reporting was submitted to the European Commission.
Although ICZM is not officially in practice in Slovenia, first steps are in place with integrated management of ICZM processes established and running successfully within two major programmes: Regional Development Programme 2002 -2006 (RDP) and CAMP Slovenia (2004-2006).
Reporting Institution
Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy
Office for Spatial Planning

The entire Slovenian coastal area is divided into three municipalities, namely, Koper, Izola and Piran, and managed by one water-management authority, the Ministry of the Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy, Regional Unit Koper.

The EU ICZM recommendation is being implemented through Slovenian institutional structures, including: the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning, The Environmental Agency of the Republic of Slovenia, The Office for Spatial Planning, The Agency for Efficient Use of Energy, The Inspectorate for the Environment and Spatial Planning, Maritime Transport Administration, The National Agency for Regional Development, The Agency for the Agricultural Markets and Rural Development, Regional Development Agency of South Primorska and (coastal and karst) municipalities. The main regional institution for coastal development is the Regional Development Agency which manages the preparation and implementation of the Regional Development Plan.