Compliance and Implementation of the Convention
Activities under the Espoo EIA Convention and its Protocol on SEA
(period between 5th and 6th Meetings of the Parties, 2011-2014)
See also the previous activities relating to compliance and implementation:
- Compliance with and implementation of the Convention, 2004-2008
- Compliance with and implementation of the Convention, 2008-2011
Consideration by the Implementation Committee of received compliance submissions
Report on the Committee’s activities to the sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties
Completed, see report on the activities of the Implementation Committee and reports of meetings of the Implementation Committee
If necessary, review of the Committee’s structure and functions and operating rules
Completed, see ECE/MP.EIA/2014/L.3, Annex I
Examination of the outcome of the third review of implementation
Modification of the questionnaire for the report on implementation
See review of implementation for revised questionnaire with two distinct parts for the Convention and the Protocol.
Distribution of the questionnaire to the Parties to the Convention for them to complete and return
See review of implementation for completed questionnaires.
Preparation of a draft review of implementation
Completed, see draft fourth review of implementation of the Convention.
Country-specific performance reviews and technical assistance in drafting legislation, in agreement with Parties wishing to strengthen their implementation of and compliance with the Convention.
(a) Review would include a period in-country examining legislation, procedures and practice (case study).
(b) Development of general guidance on resolving a possible systemic inconsistency between the Convention and environmental assessment within the framework of State ecological expertise.
Recommendations to the country on strengthening capacity, including amendments to legislation, procedures and institutional arrangements
Pre-accession legislative assistance:
(a) Technical support to Uzbekistan to review its national legislation for implementation of the Convention and to propose amendments;(b) Technical advice to Belarus and Ukraine on improving legislation to implement the Protocol and advice in drafting necessary amendments. Review of legislation and administrative measures with aim to ratify Protocol.
Recommendations to the country on strengthening capacity, including amendments to legislation, procedures and institutional arrangements.
Collection of findings and opinions from the Committee regarding the Convention and the Protocol, posted on website
On-going. For period to 2014, see electronic publication.