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

Activities in Eastern Europe

Convention (& amendments)
is a Party to the Convention(and its first amendment)
Republic of Moldova
is a Party to the Convention
is a Party to the Convention

For strategic environmental assessment, see the pages dedicated to SEA capacity development in EECCA (Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia) and the Belgrade Initiative on SEA. These includes national and subregional capacity-development needs assessments and strategies, pilot activities (including pilot SEAs in Belarus and Crimea, Ukraine)

Capacity-building workshop for Espoo Convention, Chisinau, 5-7 November 2008

A pilot project has been completedin Belarus. It was based on the transboundary EIA of a planned hydroelectric power plant on the Neman River, downstream of Grodno (Belarus), upstream of Lithuania and Kaliningrad (Russian Federation). Start-up meeting on 22-23 June 2009; a public hearing on the power plant was held in Druskininkai (Lithuania) on 25 September 2009; mid-term workshop on 5 November 2010; final regional conference on 3 December 2010; and a a provincial seminar on 27-28 December 2010.

Chisinau workshop. Photo by Veronica Lopotenco.

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