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Working Group on EIA and SEA (Espoo Convention), 4th meeting

26 - 28 May 2015

Geneva

Official Documents

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Annotated provisional agenda of the fourth meeting of the Working Group on EIA and SEA.
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/1

 

 

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Good practice recommendations on the application of the Convention to nuclear energy-related activities/ Terms of Reference 
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/3

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The document was considered and revised by Parties

Changes are available in English (clean version and in track changes)

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Report of the fourth meeting of the Working Group on EIA and SEA
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/2

 

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Corrigendum of the report of the fourth meeting of the Working Group on EIA and SEA (advance copy) 

 


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Background documents
Report of the sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention and the second session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol
ECE/MP.EIA/20-ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/4 (post session)
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Decisions by the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention
ECE/MP.EIA/20/Add.1-ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/4.Add.1
ECE/MP.EIA/20/Add.1/Corr.1-ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/4.Add.1/Corr.1

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Decisions by the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol
ECE/MP.EIA/20/Add.2-ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/4.Add.2
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Decisions taken jointly by the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention and the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention
serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (including the declaration)

ECE/MP.EIA/20-ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/4.Add.3
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Report of the Implementation Committee on its thirty–first session
ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2014/4
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Report of the Implementation Committee on its thirty–second session
ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2014/6
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Unofficial Documents

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Item 1Adoption 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.2/2015/INF.1)
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Item 2Status of ratification (as of April 2015)
Note: on 12 May 2015, Liechtenstein deposited its instruments of acceptance for the first and second amendments; on 22 May 2015, Portugal deposited its instrument of approval of the first amendment.
Status as of 29 April 2015
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/INF.2)
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The entry into force of the first amendment
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/INF.3)

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Item 3Compliance and implementation
Implementation of the workplan
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/INF.4)
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Timetable for the modification of questionnaires and the preparation of the draft reviews of implementation
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/INF.5)
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Convention draft questionnaire - proposal (2013-2015)
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/INF.6)
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Protocol draft questionnaire - proposal (2013-2015)
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/INF.7)

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For information:
Blank questionnaire on the Convention (2010-2012)
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Blank questionnaire on the Protocol (2010-2012)
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Recent cases pending before the Aarhus Espoo Conventions compliance bodies
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/INF.8)

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Concordance table on the three authentic texts of the Protocol
Note by the secretariat on the basis of the table by UNOG editors (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/INF.9)
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Preparation of guidance on the implementation of the Convention (drawing on opinions of the Implementation Committee)
Terms of reference - EIB
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For information:
Opinions of the Implementation Committee, 2001-2014
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Structure and functions of the Implementation Committee, and procedures for review of compliance and consolidated operating rules (as amended in 2014)
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Item 4Subregional cooperation and capacity-building
Item 5Exchange of good practices

(a) Good practice recommendations on the application of the Convention to nuclear energy-related activities

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For more information:

Second meeting of the Working Group on EIA and SEA (27-30 May 2013)

Application of the Convention to nuclear energy-related activities
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/INF.9)

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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 2013

 

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Fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties (20-23 June 2011)

Background note by the secretariat on the application of the Convention to nuclear energy-related activities (ECE/MP.EIA/2011/5)

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Information on panel discussion on nuclear energy-related projects, for MOP5 (ECE/MP.EIA/2011/INF.8)

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Thirtieth meeting of the Working Group on EIA (17-19 May 2010)

Exchange of the Convention to nuclear energy-related activities, note by the secretariat

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(b) Seminar on post-project analysis

Background information, including the programme
Note by the secretariat (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2015/INF.10)

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(c) Other activities foreseen in the workplan
(d) Proposed activities not included in the workplan
Development of joint good practice guidance on land-use planning / together with the Convention on Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents and the Committee on Housing and Land Management
Terms of reference - EIB
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For information: relevant documentation prepared for the Fifth meeting of the Working Group on Development under the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents (Geneva, 11 - 13 May 2015)
Guidance document on safety and land-use planning (ECE/CP.TEIA/WG.1/2015/5)
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Item 6Promoting ratification and application of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment
IAIA informal pamphlets:

    Previously issued Fastips - IAIA web site
Note on the progress of the implementation workplan activities under the "Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighbourhood"(EaP-GREEN) Programme, as well as activities in Kyrgyzstan and the Russian Federation (Dec 2013–May 2015)ENGRUS
Item 7Budget, financial arrangements and financial assistance
Biannual financial report (MOP6-MOP/MOP2 to 31 Dec 2014)ENG
For information: earlier financial reports
Note prepared by the Environment Division regarding funding of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) - revised version as of May 2015ENG
Item 8Inputs to related international processes
Item 9Preparations for the next sessions of the Meetings of the Parties
Item 10Staffing of the secretariat
Item 11Other business
Item 12Presentation of the main decisions taken and closing of the meeting

Other relevant documentation

Informal notes of the Bureau meeting (5-6 February 2015)

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Conclusions of the meeting
Informal presentation of the main outcomes, by secretariat
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Presentations and Statements

Presentations and Statements

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Item 5 (b)

Exchange of good practices

Seminar on post-project analysis

Post-project analysis in transboundary EIA Experience of Poland, Ms. Katarzyna Twardowska, Poland

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Modification of the hydraulic power plant of Bemposta (Portugal) - Monitoring program in the framework of the transboundary consultations between Spain and Portugal, Mr. Adrián Vecino VarelaENG
Post-project analysis of the effects of a wind farm on white-tailed eagles at Smøla island (Norway), Mr. Terje LindENG
Pilot project in Belarus and Ukraine on post-project analysis of environmental impact in a transboundary context, Ms. Nina StoyanovaENGRUS
Outcomes and recommendations from the pilot project in Belarus and Ukraine on post-project analysis of environmental impact in a transboundary context, Ms. Nina StoyanovaENGRUS
Bilateral working group for the environmental monitoring of the khotislavskoe quarry, Ms. Lesya Nikolayeva (UNEP)ENG
Post-project analysis of the Belarussian NPP, Mr. Aleksandr AndreevENGRUS
Report on the seminarENGRUS

Registration

In accordance with the accreditation procedures for meetings at the Palais des Nations, delegates are requested to register online no later than two weeks prior to the meeting, i.e., by 12 May 2015, through the following link: https://www2.unece.org/uncdb/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=kslZdl.

Registration details are available on the website. The use of Internet Explorer browser is recommended. In case of difficulty, please refer to the online user manual, or contact the secretariat by e-mail (eia.conv@unece.org).

On their way to the meeting, delegates should obtain an identification badge at the Pass and Identification Unit of the United Nations Office at Geneva’s Security and Safety Section, located at the Pregny Gate, 14, Avenue de la Paix (see map). In case of difficulty, please contact the Convention secretariat by telephone at +41 22 917 35 70.

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Practical information for delegates and visitors

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

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Amendment of rule 7 of the rules of procedure 
Decision V/1 of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention
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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
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List of Participants

List of Participants                                                                                                    ENG