One of the keys to ensuring efficient coordination and the achievement of the expected results of public policies is their monitoring and evaluation, considering their transversal perspective. There are multiple mechanisms available to administrations to evaluate and monitor public policies, but they still respond to a sectoral approach that does not reflect the breadth of the meaning of rights to the city and the rights of nature. Moreover, the evaluation of public policies continues to be one of the weaknesses of the administrations. Therefore, the field, the perspective and the instruments to carry out this task of evaluating public policies must be broadened.
The evaluation must be made on the results of public policies, but also on the functioning of the institutions itself and on their coordination structures in the field that concerns us. It is necessary to change the current vision on the operation of the administrations and to innovate in the procedures. Likewise, the evaluation and monitoring must be supported by a proper design and application of indicators, having many indicators (greenhouse gases levels, air and water quality, ocean temperature, etc.), but it is still difficult its treatment to evaluate public policies in a transversal manner, so it might be necessary to design new indicators or treat existing ones differently.
Specifically, it corresponds to the UMH, through the Interuniversitary Chair of New Green Transition, to carry out the following activities:
1. Carry out, in the first place, an activity to analyze the monitoring and evaluation of transversal public policies within the framework of the ecological transition on the functioning of the institutions and their coordination structures, as well as the design of indicators appropriate to these; all this, to allow an efficient implementation of these.
2. Facilitate, in addition, various activities, such as seminars, workshops, conferences, contests, exhibitions, studies, workshops, courses; training and university extension activities; as well as other cultural activities that are agreed related to the subject of the Chair and the Second Vice Presidency and the Department of Housing and Bioclimatic Architecture.
3. Carry out informative work throughout the Valencian territory and through information technology of the activities of the Chair and of the specific topics related to the work of the Chair and the Second Vice-presidency and Ministry of Housing and Bioclimatic Architecture, as well such as the publication of those writings that may be of interest to both.
4. And also all the different actions that are agreed to be carried out within the program of activities to be carried out approved annually by the Joint Commission.
The chair is directed by Agustín Pérez Martín, tenured professor of the Financial Economics and Accounting Area, accompanied by Alejandro Rabasa Doblado, from the Computer Languages and Systems Area, and Marta Vaca Lamata and Adrián Nerja Esteve from the Financial Economics and Accounting Area.