Meetings & Events


{{filtered.length}} / {{meetings.length}}
{{ search | json }}
{{ search.area | json }}
{{ search.year | json }}
{{ search.$ | json }}

List of Meetings and Events on {{selectedDate | date:'fullDate'}}

List of meetings for {{search.year}}

List of Meetings and Events - All


Working Group on EIA and SEA (Espoo Convention), 2nd meeting

27 - 30 May 2013

Geneva

Document TitleENGFRERUS
Annotated provisional agenda for the second meeting ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/1ENGFRERUS

Corrigendum to the annotated provisional agenda
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/1/Corr.1

ENG
Report of the second meeting
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/2
ENGFRERUS

Item 6 of the provisional agenda
Promoting ratification and application of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment

Good practice recommendations on public participation in SEA
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/3

ENGFRERUS
Health annex of the Resource Manual to support the application of the Protocol
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/4
ENGFRERUS

Item 8 of the provisional agenda
Draft Financial Strategy
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/5 

ENGFRERUS
Background documents
Report of the first meeting of the Working Group on EIA and SEA
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2012/2
ENGFRERUS

Report of the fifth session of Meeting of the Parties to the Convention
ECE/MP.EIA/15

ENG FRERUS
Corrigendum (to decision V/2)
ECE/MP.EIA/15/Corr.1
ENGFRERUS
Report of the first session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol
ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/2
ENGFRERUS
Report of the Implementation Committee on its twenty-fifth session
ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2012/4
ENGFRERUS
Corrigendum to the Report of the Implementation Committee on its twenty-fifth session ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2012/4/ Corr.1ENG
Report of the Implementation Committee on its twenty-sixth session
ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2012/6
ENGFRERUS

Report of the Implementation Committee on its twenty-seventh session
ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2013/2 (Advance copy)

ENGFRE

RUS

3rd Review of implementation of Espoo Convention (2006-2009)
ECE/MP.EIA/16
ENGFRERUS
Document TitleENGFRERUS
Item 1
Adoption of the agenda
Informal notes on the agenda (an overview of agenda items, associated documentation and actions to be taken by the delegates)
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.1)
ENG
Item 2Status of ratification
Status at 10 May 2013
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.2)
ENG
Items
3-6
Implementation of the workplan activities
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.3)
ENG
Item 3Compliance and implementation
Proposals to assist Armenia and Azerbaijan with implementation of the Convention Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.4.REV)ENG
Bringing into line the three authentic language versions of the Convention
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.5)
ENG
Annex to informal document 5 - feedback from UN Treaty SectionENG

Draft reviews of implementation of the Convention and the Protocol
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.6)

ENG
For information, Blank questionnaire on EIA (2010-2012)   ENGFRERUS
For information, Blank questionnaire on SEA (2010-2012) ENGFRERUS

Draft general guidance on resolving a possible systemic inconsistency between the Convention and environmental assessment within State ecological expertise (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.7)

ENGRUS
For information, checklist for financial institutions on projects with transboundary impacts produced by the European Bank for Reconstruction and DevelopmentENGRUS
Item 4Exchange of good practices
(a) Seminar on biodiversity in environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment
Note by Belgium (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.8)ENG
(b) Other activities foreseen in the workplan
(c) Application of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context to nuclear energy-related activities
Application of the Convention to nuclear energy-related activities
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.9)
ENG
For more information, see the earlier Background paper by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/2011/5)ENGFRERUS
For more information, see earlier Information on panel discussion on nuclear energy-related projects, for MOP5 (ECE/MP.EIA/2011/INF.8).ENGRUS
For more information, see earlier Informal list of nuclear energy-related activities in the UNECE region, first discussed at the 13th meeting of the Working Group on EIA, revised for MOP5ENG
For information, Summary of a working paper by ANCCLI: Fostering nuclear safety in Europe through  public information and participation, for a workshop on Public participation in decision making in the nuclear domain, Luxembourg, 12-13 March 2013ENG
(d) Practices in States outside the region.
For information, Report on the Workshop on Environmental impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context in Eastern Asia, Seoul, 13–15 June 2012ENG
Item 5Subregional cooperation and capacity-building
For information, Report on Baltic Sea subregional workshop, 20 - 21 September 2012, Tallinn (Estonia).ENG
For information, Report on a start-up workshop for a Pilot project on post project analysis between Belarus and Ukraine, (Brest, Belarus, 9-10 April 2013)ENG
Item 6Promoting ratification and application of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment
Report on joint meeting on public participation in environmental decision-making: focus on strategic environmental assessment (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.10)ENGRUS
For information, Draft recommendations on public participation in environmental decision-making prepared under the Aarhus ConventionENG

IAIA informal pamphlets

- No. 3 Climate smart decisions (Feb 2013)
- No. 4 Governance (March 2013)

ENG

ENG

For  information, EAP-Green:
- Draft programme of work 2013-2016
- Draft work plan for 2013

ENG

ENG

Item 7Inputs to related international processes
For information, Chair's Summary from the meeting between the representatives of the governing bodies of the ECE Environmental Conventions and the Committee of Environmental Policy, 27 February 2013, GenevaENG
For information, Towards enhanced cooperation of UNECE MEAs:
Informal guidance (a live document: version of 8 March 2013)
ENG
Item 8Budget, financial arrangements and financial assistance
(a) Budget and financial arrangements
Biannual financial report to 31 December 2012 - earlier financial reportsENG
Recent contributions to the trust fund of the Convention
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2012/INF.11)
ENG
For information, Sustainable extrabudgetary financial arrangements for the ECE environmental conventions - Discussion paper by the secretariatENG
(b) Financial assistance to representatives of countries with economies in transition, non-governmental organizations and countries outside the region
Item 9Preparations for the sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context and the second session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol
Informal notes of Bureau meeting, 31 January-1 February 2013ENG
Draft decisions that might be considered by the Meetings of the Parties at their next sessions
Note by the secretariat
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2012/INF.12)
ENG
Item 10Staffing of the secretariat
Item 11Other business
Item 12Presentation of the main decisions taken and closing of the meeting
Conclusions of the meeting
Informal presentation of the main outcomes, by secretariat
ENG
Document TitleENGFRERUS

Item 3: Compliance and implementation

General Guidance on resolving a possible systemic inconsistency between the Espoo Convention and the environmental assessment within the framework of State ecological expertise (OVOS/expertiza) in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia
Mr. Jerzy Jendroska
ENG

Item 4(a): Seminar on biodiversity in environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment

General introduction to the issue of biodiversity degradation
Ms. Els Martens, Flemish Agency for Nature and Forests, Belgium
ENG
Biodiversity in EIA and SEA: the Convention on Biological Diversity’s point of view
Ms. Kristina Gjerde, IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme
ENG

EU Biodiversity Policy and Environmental Assessments
Ms. Milena Novakova, DG ENV European Commission

ENG
Ecosystem services in EIA/SEA:connecting biodiversity and people
Mr. Roel Slootweg, SevS Consultancy
ENG
Deepening of the navigation channel in the Scheldt estuary: case study of a cross-border EIA in an estuarine environment
Mr. Stefaan Ides, Port of Antwerp, Belgium
ENG
Experience from the Nord Stream Pipeline project from the authority’s perspective
Mr. Manfred Zeiler, Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH), Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency, Germany
ENG

Item 4(d): Practices in States outside the region

Summary of 2012 workshop on EIA in a transboundary context
Ms. Nankyoung Moon, Republic of Korea

ENG
Document TitleENGFRERUS

Meeting registration form

ENG--
 ENG--

Practical information for delegates and visitors

ENG--

Rules of Procedure
Decision I/1 of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention

ENG FRERUS
Amendment of rule 7 of the rules of procedure
Decision V/1 of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention
ENGFRERUS
Adoption of the rules of procedure
Decision I/1 of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol
ENGFRERUS