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Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in a Transboundary Context

Activities under the Espoo EIA Convention and its Protocol on SEA
(period between 4th and 5th Meetings of the Parties, 2008-2011)

Promoting ratification and application of the Protocol on SEA

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

SEA capacity-building needs analysis in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, 2004-2008

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Production of a capacity-development manual, and provision of training, to support implementation of the Protocol, 2004-2008

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Sub-activity Results

Two national awareness workshops, training using the Resource Manual and pilot projects to provide assistance to countries in ratification

Workshop in Slovenia, 9 June 2010:

Programme PDF ENG -
List of participants PDF ENG -
Presentation by UNECE PDF ENG -
Presentation by Robert Kojc PDF ENG -
Presentation by Vesna Kolar-Planinsic PDF ENG -
Presentation by Mojca Hrabar PDF ENG -

Donor support being sought for Kyrgyzstan workshop.

Maintenance of the Resource Manual


Coordination with the Belgrade SEA Initiative

On-going. Donor support being sought.

Subregional training workshop for countries of South-Eastern Europe

Subregional training workshop for Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, together with Kosovo, RSC 1244), provided by the Czech Republic through UNDP, held in Prague on 22-26 September 2008:

Training report PDF ENG