Subregional cooperation and capacity-building (2008-2011)
Activities under the Espoo Convention and its Protocol on SEA
(period between 4th and 5th sessions of the Meetings of the Parties to the Convention, 2008-2011)
Subregional cooperation and capacity-building to strengthen contacts between the Parties and others, including States outside the UNECE region.
See also the previous activity relating to subregional cooperation and capacity development:
Eastern Europe subregion
Chisinau, November 2008
Workshop in Chisinau, 5-7 November 2008 (carried forward from pervious inter-sessional period).
Further information available in Russian on the website of the joint EU and UNDP project to support environment and sustainable development in Belarus.
Central Asia subregion
Caucasus subregion Capacity-building workshop (Convention/Protocol)
Carried out within a Workshop on SEA and EIA Implementation in Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey, held at Szentendre (Hungary) (Regional Environmental Centre for Central & Eastern Europe: REC-CEE ), 30 November - 1 December 2010.
South-Eastern Europe subregion
(b) Follow-up workshop on a specific topic
The Working Group on EIA requested that Tunisia be asked to host the first workshop. Contact was made with the Minister of the Environment & Sustainable Development of Tunisia. The workshop was held 20-21 April 2010 at CITET, Tunis.
The second workshop was carried forward into the new intersessional period (2011-2014).
Baltic Sea subregion Holding two meetings, including on climate change in EIA and SEA, biodiversity, cumulative impacts, marine ecosystems, protected marine areas, marine spatial planning, transboundary EIAs, public participation, post-project analysis, access to justice, application of transboundary SEA
1st meeting: 22-23 October 2009, Vilnius
2nd meeting: 31 March - 1 April 2011, Espoo (Finland)