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Database on Transboundary EIA

Information Exchange: national databases and other resources

Informal list of cases 2010

Following decision III/6 on Information Exchange on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context, taken by the Parties at their third meeting in Cavtat (Croatia) in 2004, the ENIMPAS database ceased operation. (See meeting report.)

Data previously available on ENIMPAS - simple format with information grouped by country.

National focal points are invited to provide links to national databases and other information, including annual statistics on numbers of Espoo cases.

A B C D E F G H I K L M N P R S T U
THE INFORMATION BELOW IS INFORMAL

 

State

External links, e.g. to national database 

Additional information

Albania, Albanie, Албания
Albania
Shqipëri/Shqipëria

Ministry of Environment (Albanian & English)

 

Andorra, Andorre, Андорра
Andora
Valls d'Andorra

(Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment)

 

Armenia, Arménie, Армения,
Armenia

Հայաստան

Ministry of Nature Protection


Letter from Armenia regarding the involvement of NGOs, 28 December 2009

ENG

 

Assessment of the effectiveness of the EIA system in Armenia, by CENN 

ENG

Armenian

 

Austria, Autriche, Австрия
Austria
Österreich

Austrian Federal Environmental Agency (German)

On-going and completed transboundary EIA procedures (German)

 

Transboundary cases

ENG

 

 

Azerbaijan, Azerbaïdjan, Азербайджан
Azerbaijan

Azərbaycan

Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources : Azeri, English

 

Assessment of the effectiveness of the EIA system in Azerbaijan, by CENN 

ENG

Azeri

 

Belarus, Bélarus, Беларусь
Belarus

Белару́сь

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection

Letter from Belarus regarding the involvement of NGOs, 30 December 2009

RUS

 

Belgium, Belgique, Бельгия
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Belgie/Belgique

Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment (Dutch, French, German & English)

Letter from Belgium regarding the involvement of NGOs, 19 February 2010

ENG

 

Schelde/L'Escaut case study described in April 2005 workshop on transboundary projects (3 presentations). Further information (Dutch & French).

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnie-Herzégovine, Босния-Герцеговина
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosna i Hercegovina

Federal Ministry of Environment and Tourism (Department for General Ecology and EIA)

(Federal Government)

 

 

 

 

Bulgaria, Bulgarie, Болгария
Bulgaria
България

Ministry of Environment and Water: Bulgarian, English

2nd Danube Bridge case study described in April 2005 workshop on transboundary projects (2 presentations)

 

 

 

Canada, Canada, Канада
Canada

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (English & French)

Letter from Canada regarding the involvement of NGOs, 17 December 2009

ENG

 

 

 

 

Croatia, Croatie, Хорватия
Croatia

Hrvatska

Ministry of Environmental Protection and Physical Planning and Construction: Hrvatski, English

Croatian Environment Agency

 

 

 

 

Cyprus, Chypre, Кипр
Cyprus
Κύπρος / Kibris

Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Greek, Turkish & English)

 

 

 

 

Czech Republic, République Tchèque, Чешская Республика
Czech republic
Česka Republika

Ministry of the Environment (Competent authority): Cesky, English; EIA (Cesky, English)

Database of projects subject to EIA and SEA (Cesky)

Information on SEA and transboundary EIA provided by the Ministry of Environment on 27 April 2005

ENG

 

 

 

 

 

Denmark, Danemark, Дания
Denmark
Danmark

Ministry of the Environment, spatial planning: Danish, English

Baltic Gas Interconnector case study described in April 2005 workshop on transboundary projects.

 

 

 

Estonia, Estonie, Эстония
Estonia
Eesti

Ministry of the Environment: Estonian, English


Letter from Estonia regarding the involvement of NGOs, 17 December 2009

ENG

Guidance on the practical application of the Espoo Convention in Estonian

 Estonian

 

 

 

 

Finland, Finlande, Финляндия
Finland
Suomi, Finland

Ministry of the Environment: Finnish, Swedish, English

Environmental impact assessment in a transboundary context: Finnish, Swedish, English

Letter from Finland regarding the involvement of NGOs, 17 May 2010

ENG

 

 

 

 

 

France, France, Франция
France

Ministry of Sustainable Ecology, Development and Territory: French

 

Letter from France regarding the involvement of NGOs, 8 February 2010

FRE

 

Franco-Swiss case studies described in April 2005 workshop on transboundary projects (2 presentations)

 

 

 

Georgia, Géorgie, Грузия
Georgia

საქართველო

Ministry of Environmental Protectionand Natural Resources (English)

Assessment of the effectiveness of the EIA system in Georgia, by CENN external link

ENG

Georgian

 

 

 

 

Germany, Allemagne, Германия
Germany
Deutschland

Federal Environmental Agency: German, English

Federal Environmental Agency's activities in EIA (English)


Letter from Germany regarding the involvement of NGOs, 1 December 2009

ENG

 

EIA & SEA legal texts, guidelines, links, news etc.

German

 

Baltic Gas Interconnector case study described in April 2005 workshop on transboundary projects.

 

 

 

Greece, Grèce, Греция
Greece
Ελλάδα

Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change (Greek)

 

 

 

 

Hungary, Hongrie, Венгрия
Hungary
Magyarország

Ministry of Rural Development (English)

Letter from Hungary regarding the involvement of NGOs, 21 December 2009

ENG

 

 

 

 

Iceland, Islande, Исландия
Iceland
Lydveldid Island

Ministry of the Environment: Icelandic, English

National Planning Agency: Icelandic, English

 

 

 

 

Ireland, Irlande, Ирландия
Ireland
Éire, Ireland

Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government

Environmental Protection Agency

 

 

 

 

Israel, Israël, Израиль
Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵל

Ministry of Environment (English)

 

 

 

 

Italy, Italie, Италия
Italy
Italia

Ministry of Environment (Italian)

Project information (from Review 2003)

ENG

 

 

 

 

 

Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, Казахстан
Kazakhstan

Қазақстан

Ministry of Environmental Protection (Kazakh, English, Russian)

 

 

 

 

Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizistan, Кыргызстан
Kyrgyzstan

Ministry of Ecology and Emergencies

 

 

 

 

Latvia, Lettonie, Латвия
Latvia
Latvija

Ministry of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development: Latvian, English

State Environmental Bureau (Competent Authority for SEA and EIA) (includes list of projects subject to EIA)

 

 

 

 

Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein, Лихтенштейн
Liechtenstein

Office for Environmental Protection, EIA

 

 

 

 

Lithuania, Lituanie, Литва
Lithuania
Lietuva

Ministry of Environment: Lithuanian, English

EIA Division

Environmental Protection Agency


Information on transboundary EIA provided by the Ministry of Environment on 19 October 2004

ENG

 

 

 

 

 

Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Люксембург
Luxembourg

Ministry of the Environment

 

 

 

 

Malta, Malte, Мальта,
Malta

Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs

Malta Environment & Planning Authority

 

 

 

 

Monaco, Monaco, Монако
Monaco

-

 

 

 

 

Montenegro, Monténégro, Черногория
Montenegro

Crna Gora

-

 

 

 

 

Netherlands, Pays-Bas, Нидерланды
Netherlands
Nederland

Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment: Nederlands, English

 

 

Norway, Norvège, Норвегия
Norway
Norge / Noreg

Ministry of the Environment: Norwegian, English

Section for EIA: Norwegian, English

Letter from Norway regarding the involvement of NGOs, 5 January 2010

ENG

 

 

 

 

Poland, Pologne, Польша
Poland
Polska

Ministry of the Environment: Polish, English

 

Letter from Poland regarding the involvement of NGOs, 23 December 2009

ENG

 

 

 

 

 

Portugal, Portugal, Португалия
Portugal

Ministry for Agriculture, Sea, Environment and Spatial Planning, Directorate-General Environment, EIA (AIA)

Register of EIAs 

 

 

 

Republic of Moldova, République de Moldova, Республика Молдова
Republic of Moldova

Republica Moldova

Ministry of Environment

Government of Moldova (Moldovan, Russian)

 

 

 

 

Romania, Roumanie, Румыния
Romania
România

Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development

(Directorate-General for Environmental Regulation,
Permitting Certification and Waste Management)

National Environmental Protection Agency

2nd Danube Bridge case study described in April 2005 workshop on transboundary projects (2 presentations)

 

 

 

Russian Federation, Fédération de Russie, Российская Федерация
Russian Federation

Ministry of Natural Resources: Russian, English

Government Decree establishing Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision

ENG

 

- statute

ENG

 

 

 

 

 

San Marino, Saint-Marin, Сан-Марино
San Marino

(Ministry of Territory, Environment & Agriculture)

 

 

 

 

Serbia , Serbie, Сербия
Serbia

Srbija

Ministry for Science and Environmental Protection

 

 

 

 

Slovakia, Slovaquie, Словакия
Slovakia
Slovensko

Ministry of the Environment, EIA Department, EIA through portal (English)

 

 

 

 

Slovenia, Slovénie, Словения
Slovenia
Slovenija

Ministry of the Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy: Slovenian, English

Environmental Agency: Slovenian, English

 

 

 

 

Spain, Espagne, Испания
Spain
Espana

Ministry of the Environment: Spanish, English

 

 

 

 

Sweden, Suède, Швеция
Sweden
Sverige

Ministry of the Environment: Swedish, English

Swedish Environmental Protection Agency: Swedish, English

Baltic Gas Interconnector case study described in April 2005 workshop on transboundary projects.

 

 

 

Switzerland, Suisse, Швейцария
Switzerland
Schweiz/ Suisse/ Svizzera/ Svizra

Swiss Federal Office for the Environment: German, French, italian, English

EIA (environmental assessment) (information available in German, French and Italian - information disponible en allemand, français et italien)

Letter from Switzerland regarding the involvement of NGOs, 9 December 2009

FRE

 

Case studies described in April 2005 workshop on transboundary projects (2 presentations)

 

 

 

Tajikistan, Tadjikistan, Таджикистан
Tajikistan

Тоҷикистон

(Ministry for Nature Protection)

 

 

 

 

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, l'ex-Republique Yougoslave de Macédoine,  бывшая югославская Республика Македония
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Македонија

Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning: Macedonian, English

 

 

 

 

Turkey, Turquie, Турция
Turkey
Turkiye

Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Pilot SEA study and draft SEA regulation (Turkish, with some documents in English) - previously at www.cevreorman.gov.tr

 

 

 

Turkmenistan, Turkménistan, Туркменистан
Turkmenistan

Türkmenistan

(Ministry for Natural Resource Use and Environmental Protection)

 

 

 

 

Ukraine, Ukraine, Украина
Ukraine
Україна

Ministry of Environmental Protection: Ukrainian

 

 

 

 

United Kingdom, Royaume-Uni, Соединенное Королевство
United Kingdom

Department of Communities & Local Government, Planning and the environment

Northern Ireland: the Planning Service

Scotland

Wales

Letter from the United Kingdom regarding the involvement of NGOs, 5 February 2010

ENG

England: Regulation implementing the EU's SEA Directive

ENG 

Northern Ireland: Development Control Advice Note on EIA

ENG 

Northern Ireland: Regulation implementing the EU's SEA Directive

ENG 

 

 

 

United States of America, Etats Unis d'Amérique, Соединенные Штаты Америки
United States of America

Environmental Protection Agency

National Centre for Environmental Assessment

 

 

 

 

Uzbekistan, Ouzbékistan, Узбекистан
Uzbekistan

O‘zbekiston / Ўзбекистон

State Committee for Nature Protection: Uzbek, Russian, English

 

 

 

 

European Union, Union européen, Европейский союз
European Union

European Union, Directorate-General Environment, Environmental Assessment - EIA & SEA (English)

Letter from the European Commission regarding the involvement of NGOs, 9 October 2009

ENG

 

 

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the Application and Effectiveness of the EIA Directive - How successful are the Member States in implementing the EIA Directive? ("5 years report")

ENG

FRE

other