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2018
Manual for Trainers on Application of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (May 2018)

The Manual on Strategic Environmental Assessment for Trainers (the Manual) was prepared within the framework of the European Union funded project 'Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighbourhood' (EaP GREEN) that  ...
Second review of implementation of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (2013-2015) (January 2018)

Second review of implementation of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (2013-2015). Available in English, French and Russian This electronic only publication contains the Second review of implementation of the  ...
Fifth Review of Implementation of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (2013-2015) (January 2018)

Fifth Review of Implementation of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (2013-2015). Available in English, French and Russian This publication contains the Fifth review of implementation of  ...
2017
Guidance on SEA legal drafting (December 2017)

Practical guidance on reforming legal and institutional structures with regard to the application of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment ENG/RUS This practical guidance aims to assist countries of Eastern Europe and the  ...
Guidance on land-use planning, the siting of hazardous activities and related safety aspects (December 2017)

The Guidance on Land-Use Planning, the Siting of Hazardous Activities and related Safety Aspects has been developed in close cooperation with the constituencies under three legal instruments of the United  ...
Good Practice Recommendations on the Application of the Convention to Nuclear Energy-related Activities (December 2017)

Good Practice Recommendations on the Application of the Convention to Nuclear Energy-related Activities Available in English, French and Russian The good practice recommendations describe existing good practice regarding the application  ...
Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (November 2017)

The publication contains the authentic text of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention) as amended on 27 February 2001 and on 4 June 2004  ...
Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (June 2017)

The publication contains the authentic text of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in Transboundary Context in English, French and Russian, as edited  ...
UNECE Espoo Convention, the Protocol on SEA and SDGs (May 2017)

UNECE Espoo Convention and Sustainable Development Goals The SDG postcard is available in English. Prepared by the UNECE secretariat, the postcard presents selected examples of how the Convention and in  ...
2016
Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment: Facts and Benefits (May 2016)

The brochure on Strategic Environmental Assessment Facts and Benefits is available in English, Russian and Ukrainian. The brochure introduces the SEA procedure as set out in the Protocol with reference to its  ...
Good Practice Recommendations on Public Participation in Strategic Environmental Assessment (February 2016)

Good Practice Recommendations on Public Participation in Strategic Environmental Assessment available in English, French and Russian. The good practice recommendations aim to improve public participation in strategic environmental assessment (SEA) as  ...
2015
First Review of Implementation of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (2010-2012) (August 2015)

Review of implementation of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (2010-2012). Electronic-only publication, available in English, French and Russian. At its second session, in 2014, the Meeting of the  ...
Fourth review of implementation of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment on a Transboundary Context (2010-2012) (August 2015)

2015 Review of implementation of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (2010-2012). Electronic-only publication, available in English, French and Russian. At its sixth session, in 2014, the  ...
Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment (January 2015)

The text of the Convention, as published in 2015 (ECE/MP.EIA/21). The Espoo (EIA) Convention sets out the obligations of Parties to assess the environmental impact of certain activities at an early  ...
2014
Flyer - Espoo Convention (May 2014)

Available in English, and in Russian. The Espoo (EIA) Convention sets out the obligations of Parties to assess the environmental impact of certain activities at an early stage of planning. It  ...
Flyer - Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (May 2014)

Available in English, and in Russian. The Kyiv (SEA) Protocol, now in force (see which countries are Party to the Protocol; see press release on entry into force), requires its Parties to evaluate  ...
2012
Rules of Procedure of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (December 2012)

Decision I/1, annex I (ECE/MP.EIA/2) as amended by MOP decision V/1 (ECE/MP.EIA/15) and MOP/MOP decision I/1 (ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/2) The Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context, drawn up under the  ...
Simplified Resource Manual to Support Application of the SEA Protocol (September 2012)

Simplified Resource Manual to Support Application of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment Available in English, in French, and in Russian. Informal translations by OSCE in Armenian and Azerbaijani. (ECE/MP.EIA/18) The simplified Resource Manual  ...
2011
Structure and functions of the Implementation Committee, procedures for the review of compliance and consolidated operating rules (December 2011)

Structure and functions of the Implementation Committee, procedures for the review of compliance, and consolidated operating rulesConvention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context Electronic-only publication, available in English, French  ...
Resource Manual to Support Application of the SEA Protocol (December 2011)

Resource Manual to Support Application of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment Electronic-only publication, available in English, and Russian. Informal translations by OSCE in Armenian, Azerbaijani and Georgian. (ECE/MP.EIA/17, 208 pp.) The United Nations  ...
Review of Implementation of Espoo Convention (2006-2009) (November 2011)

Review of implementationof the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (2006-2009) Electronic-only publication, available in English, French and Russian (ECE/MP.EIA/16, 46 pp.) At its fifth session, in 2011, the  ...
Opinions of the Implementation Committee (Espoo Convention), 2001-2010 (October 2011)

Opinions of the Implementation Committee (2001-2010)Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context Electronic-only publication, available in English, French and Russian (17 pp.) The Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a  ...
2010
You and the Espoo Convention (November 2010)

You and the Espoo Convention Available in English, Russian and French. (ECE/MP.EIA/13, 32 pp.) An introductory booklet.
2009
Guidance on Notification according to the Espoo Convention (December 2009)

Guidance on Notification according to the Espoo Convention Available in English, French and Russian. (ECE/MP.EIA/12, 68 pp., no. 10 in the Environment Series) At their first meeting, in 1998, the Parties to the  ...
Review of Implementation of Espoo Convention (2003-2005) (February 2009)

Review of Implementation of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (2003-2005) Available in English, French and Russian. (ECE/MP.EIA/11, 148 pp., no. 9 in the Environment Series) At  ...
2006
Guidance on the Practical Application of the Espoo Convention  (May 2006)

Guidance on the Practical Applicationof the Espoo Convention Available in English, French and Russian. (Also issued earlier in English, French, German and Russian.) (ECE/MP.EIA/8, 75 pp., no. 8 in the Environment Series) At  ...
Guidance on public participation in EIA in a transboundary context  (May 2006)

Guidance on public participation in EIA in a transboundary context Available in English, French and Russian. (ECE/MP.EIA/7, 136 pp., no.7 in the Environment Series) At their second meeting, the Parties decided to  ...
2004
Guidance on subregional cooperation (June 2004)

Document Title ENG FRE RUSECE/MP.EIA/6, Annex V  ...
1998
Protecting our environment: How environmental impact assessment can help  (November 1998)

Document Title ENGProtecting our environment: How environmental impact assessment can help  ...
1996
Current Policies, Strategies and Aspects of Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context  (January 1996)

Current Policies, Strategies and Aspects of Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context Available in English only. (ECE/CEP/9, 84 pp., no. 6 in the Environment Series) Contents Part one: Policies and strategies  ...
1995
Specific methodologies and criteria to determine the significance of adverse transboundary impact  (January 1995)

Document Title ENGFRE RUSCEP/WG.3/R.6  ...
1993
Legal and Administrative Aspects (August 1993)

Document Title ENGFRE RUS  ...
1992
Application of Environmental Impact Assessment Principles to Policies, Plans and Programmes  (January 1992)

Application of Environmental Impact Assessment Principles to Policies, Plans and Programmes Available in English only. (ECE/ENVWA/27, 58 pp., no. 5 in the Environment Series) Contents Preface Introduction Explanation of terms Findings of the Task Force Annex I:  ...
1991
Policies and systems of environmental impact assessment  (February 1991)

Policies and systems of environmental impact assessment Available in French and Russian. (ECE/ENVWA/15, 72 pp., no. 4 in the Environment Series) Contents (approximate translation) Part one: Recommendations for ECE  ...
1990
Post-Project Analysis in Environmental Impact Assessment  (January 1990)

Post-Project Analysis in Environmental Impact Assessment Available in English and French. (ECE/ENVWA/11, 62 pp., no. 3 in the Environment Series) Contents Preface Summary with conclusion and recommendations to ECE governments Part one: Description and  ...
1987
Application of Environmental Impact Assessment: Highways and Dams (July 1987)

Application of Environmental Impact Assessment: Highways and Dams Available in English only. (ECE/ENV/50, 232 pp., no. 1 in the Environment Series) Contents Preface Summary Conclusions and recommendations Introduction Part one: Background Part two: Legal/administrative systems  ...