OVERVIEW OF DEA STRATEGIC AND ANNUAL PERFORMANCE PLAN (2013/14- 2017/18)
Departmental Programmes as per ENE • Administration: Provide leadership, strategic centralised administration and executive support, corporate services and facilitate effective cooperative governance, international relations and environmental education and awareness • Legal, Authorisations and Compliance: Promote the development of an enabling legal regime, licencing/authorisation system that will promote enforcement and compliance. • Oceans and Coasts: Promote, manage and provide strategic leadership on oceans and coastal conservation • Climate Change and Air Quality Management: Improve air and atmospheric quality, lead and support, inform, monitor and report efficient and effective international, national and significant provincial and local responses to climate change • Biodiversity and Conservation: Ensure the regulation and management of all biodiversity, heritage and conservation matters in a manner that facilitates sustainable economic growth and development. • Environmental Programmes: Implementation of expanded public works and green economy projects in the environmental sector. • Chemicals and Waste Management : Manage and ensure that chemicals and waste management policies and legislation are implemented and enforced in compliance with chemicals and waste management authorisations, directives and agreements.
Vision: A prosperous and equitable society living in harmony with our natural resources Mission: Providing leadership in environmental management, conservation and protection towards sustainability for the benefit of South Africans and the global community Proactive efforts to ensure Intergrity of the environment Enhanced environmental contribution towards National Sustainable development Biodiversity conserved and protected Less waste better managed Ocean and Coastal Environment protected and conserved Cleaner and healthy Air Our Passion for the environment enables delivery on our Mandate People Centric Approach in environmental management Improved compliance with environmental legislation Inevitable climate change impacts effectively managed Ecosystem services restored and maintained Enhanced International governance, instruments and agreements supportive of SA environmental and sustainable development priorities Promote and enhance livelihoods through access, fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of biological resources Impacts of chemicals better managed A fair contribution to the global effort to stabilise GHG concentrations in the atmosphere facilitated Effective cooperative governance and local government support Strengthened science programmes for integrated oceans and coastal management Improved socio-economic benefits within the environmental sector Improved sector education and awareness Potential negative impacts of all significant developments prevented or managed Effective knowledge and information management for the sector Improved access to information Improved Service Standards Equitable and sound corporate governance Secure, harmonious, transformed and conducive working environment Adequate and appropriately skilled staff Efficient and Effective Information Technology service Solid base for Performance –driven organisation
PROGRAMME 3: OCEANS AND COASTS PROGRAMME 5: BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION PROGRAMME 7: CHEMICALS AND WASTE MANAGEMENT