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Zanda Krukle
•    Prof. DSc. Oleksandr Trofymchuk, UKRAINE 
•    Prof. Dr. hab. oec. Baiba Rivza, LATVIA
Environmental Legislation, Multilateral Relations and Funding Opportunities
Environmental noise can cause a negative impact on human health physiologically and psychologically, interfering with sleep, rest, concentration, communication and other activities. The article study of possible solutions on how to prevent and reduce environmental noise through governance practices in Latvia, developing strategic, practice-based model for environmental noise governance, which has not been done prior to this study. This research is based on several objectives, including a comprehensive analysis of governance policies and established practices in Europe and Latvia in the field of legislation, institutional systems, society feedback governance, and practical government approaches. Empirical and statistical data analysis, documentation analysis, sociological research, and case study methods have been used for this purpose, including the analysis of both acoustic and non-acoustic aspects. The results showed that environmental noise governance issues in Latvia are mainly related to the high subjective noise perception, a poor understanding of environmental noise, low prioritization and ineffective implementation and monitoring of the existing noise governance policies. Taking into account the mentioned factors, an integrated comprehensive and multi-level practice based environmental noise governacne model (that consist of national, municipal and coordination sub-models) has been proposed and described.
Environmental noise, Europe, governance, model
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Proceedings of 22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022
22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022, 04 - 10 July, 2022
Proceedings Paper
STEF92 Technology
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci and Arts; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; European Acad Sci, Arts and Letters; Acad Fine Arts Zagreb Croatia; Croatian Acad Sci and Arts; Acad Sci Moldova; Montenegrin Acad Sci and Arts; Georgian Acad Sci; Acad Fine Arts and Design Bratislava; Turkish Acad Sci.
04 - 10 July, 2022