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Promoting ratification and application of the Protocol on SEA

Activities under the Espoo EIA Convention and its Protocol on SEA
(period between 6th and 7th Meetings of the Parties, 2014-2017)

See also the previous activities relating to capacity development for the Protocol:

Sub-activity

Expected Results

Preparation of fact-sheets on application of SEA, e.g., on industrial reconversion and investment plans or sustainable agricultural practices.

Fact-sheets

Preparation of two-page informal pamphlets on key issues in SEA practice

Informal pamphlets on key issues

On-going (being lead by IAIA), see No. 7: Alternatives in Strategic Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programs (March 2014)

Workshops, including training, on the application of the Protocol for countries in the UNECE region and other Parties to the Protocol, in particular countries of South-Eastern and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

Workshop and training reports.

Lead organization: IAIA, with the support of WHO, SEA and health experts and the secretariat.
Lead countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.

(a) One national training event, one local training events;

Armenia
2015-2016

(b) Two national training events, two local training events;

Azerbaijan
2014-2016

(c) One national training events;

Belarus
2015-2016

(d) One national training event;

Georgia
2014-2015

(e) Two national training events, two local training events;

Republic of Moldova
2014-2016

(f) One national training event, one local training event;

Kazakhstan
2015-2017

(g) One national training event, two local training events.

Ukraine
2015-2016

Pilot SEAs in selected countries, in selected sectors

(a) Armenia (2014–2015);
(b) Azerbaijan (2014–2015);
(c) Georgia (2014–2015);
(d) Republic of Moldova (2014–2015);
(e) Ukraine (2015–2016);
(f) Kazakhstan (2016–2017).