United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Activities under the Espoo EIA Convention and its Protocol on SEA
(period between 3rd and 4th Meetings of the Parties, 2004-2008)
Examination of the substantive relationship between the Convention and the Protocol
Presentation and discussion at a one-day
workshop back to back with a Working Group
on EIA meeting of the results of an EC study
on the relationship between the EC Directives
on EIA and SEA that are relevant to the Convention
and the Protocol.
Decision by the Working Group on EIA on items
for further study, which may include preparation
of a report on the substantive relationship
between the Convention and the Protocol.
Relationship between the EIA and SEA Directives (4MB),
final report to the European Commission by
Imperial College Consultants, August 2005. Presented to the Working Group on EIA in April 2006.
The Working Group on EIA decided, in May 2007, to postpone
any further discussion of this activity until the Protocol had entered into force and some practical experience with its implementation and application had been gained.