- Establishment of Program Coordinating Committee (PCC) and Program Management Office (PMO) of Sukabumi ICMP has been undertaken through the Decree of Head of Sukabumi Regency.
- The PCC functions under the responsibility of the Head of Sukabumi Regency and chaired by Executive Secretary of Sukabumi Regency. PCC members consist of Heads of concerned local government units/offices, Heads of the 9 (nine) Sub Districts covered within the scope area of Sukabumi ICMP, representatives of community based organization (TP3TP) and POKWASMAS.
- Sukabumi ICMP have been executed in 7 (seven) years by various program according to cycle of ICM, we have been done Preparation and Initiation phase, and the Implementation phase .
- Integrated planning process across various sectors concerned in coastal and marine resource management;
- Harmonizing the budget portfolio and allocation in individual sectors concerned in order to optimize use of available local government budget resources to address strategic environmental issues, succeed the milestones for effective implementation and achieve the objectives of the integrated coastal management program;
- Continued public awareness and education programs in order to empower and enable coastal communities to increase their quality of involvement and promote self-reliant co-management initiatives in the management process, which run through a united local CBO called “Team for the Management and Preservation of Palabuhanratu Bay” or “TP3TP” in its Indonesian acronym”;
- Promoting a more appropriate, effective scientific consideration and input in the planning and decision making process;
- Promoting equal, synergic partnerships among the government, private sector and public in coastal and marine resource management
- Chance for success in achieving ultimate objectives of sustainable use and management of coastal and marine resources at local level, in all cases, primarily determined by how the highest level of management of the local government, together and supported by local parliament and concerned local government agencies/units are conscious over the need and importance of and committed to develop and implement a holistic and integrated management approach.
- Subject to local administrative, political and social set up, there are a number of strategic element to develop and implement in transforming the principles, concepts and objectives of integrated coastal management into reality, i.e.:
- Strong, stable institutional and legislative arrangements over changing political situations;
- Operational, effective coordination mechanisms across sectors in planning and implementing ICM program activities;
- Adequate scientific inputs due consideration in the planning and decision-making process
- Appropriate, scientifically viable coastal zonation schemes, which developed through equal top-down/bottom-up public consultation.
- Sufficient public education, awareness and initiatives/involvement in management processes;
- Smart, synergic partnerships among government and private sectors/investors through co-management and market-based approaches to ensure a sustainable financing scheme for long-term coastal and marine resource use and management.
3. While moving towards achieving medium, long-term goals of integrated coastal management implementation cycles; emphasis also needs to be put on the delivery of strategic actions. This may result in some short-term outcomes and milestones having positive demonstrative effects and may strengthen the confidence and widen, active participation of the public and government authorities.
- We (Authorities/local governments) need to be aware of our responsibility for creating frameworks, legal basis and arrangements, and basic services and infrastructures that make it possible for coastal and marine area development activities to run and move forward with the involvement of private sectors and the community in general.
- “Integrated Coastal Management” is not a one-for-all principle; it is a continuous and interactive process; it cannot be successfully implemented overnight and in fully integrated circumstances. The success of ICM program development and implementation is determined by the level of consciousness, awareness, commitment, consistence, capacity and confidence of authority/local government and other stakeholders as well as the presence of a common vision and clear objectives that can be shared by various stakeholders.