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Decisions taken by the Meetings of the Parties

(All decisions are included in the reports of the Meetings of the Parties.)

Decisions taken by the eighth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention, and the fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (2020)  
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Vilnius declaration PDF    
Decision VIII/1–IV/1 on financial arrangements for 2021–2023 PDF    
Decision VIII/2–IV/2 on adoption of the workplan PDF    
Decision VIII/3–IV/3 on long-term strategy and the action plan for the Convention and the Protocol PDF    
Long-term strategy and the action plan for the Convention and the Protocol      
Decision VIII/4 on the general issues of compliance with the Convention PDF    
Decision VIII/4a on compliance by Armenia with its obligations under the Convention in respect of its national legislation PDF    
Decision VIII/4b on compliance by Azerbaijan with its obligations under the Convention in respect of its national legislation PDF    
Decision VIII/4c on compliance by Belarus with its obligations under the Convention in respect of the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Ostrovets PDF    
Decision VIII/4d on compliance by Ukraine with its obligations under the Convention in respect of the Danube-Black Sea Deep Water Navigation Canal in the Ukrainian sector of the Danube Delta PDF    
Decision VIII/4e on compliance by Ukraine with its obligations under the Convention in respect of extension of the lifetime of the Rivne nuclear power plant PDF    
Decision VIII/5  Reporting and review of implementation of the Convention PDF    
Decision VIII/6  Applicability of the Convention to the lifetime extension of nuclear power plants PDF    
Guidance on the applicability of the Convention to the lifetime extension of nuclear power plants PDF    
Decision IV/4 on general issues of compliance with the Protocol PDF    
Decision IV/5 Reporting and review of implementation of the Protocol PDF    

 

Decisions taken by the intermediary session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention (2019)  
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General issues of compliance with the Convention
Decision IS/1
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Compliance by Armenia with its obligations under the Convention in respect of its national legislation
Decision IS/1a
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Compliance by Armenia with its obligations under the Convention in respect of a nuclear power plant in Metsamor
Decision IS/1b
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Compliance by Azerbaijan with its obligations under the Convention in respect of its national legislation
Decision IS/1c
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Compliance by Belarus with its obligations under the Convention in respect of the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Ostrovets
Decision IS/1d
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Compliance by Serbia with its obligations under the Convention in respect of a third block of the Kostolac lignite power plant
Decision IS/1e
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Compliance by Ukraine with its obligations under the Convention in respect of the Danube-Black Sea Deep Water Navigation Canal in the Ukrainian sector of the Danube Delta
Decision IS/1f
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Compliance by Ukraine with its obligations under the Convention in respect of extension of the lifetime of the Rivne nuclear power plant
Decision IS/1g
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Compliance by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with its obligations under the Convention in respect of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant
Decision IS/1h
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The applicability of the Convention to the lifetime extension of nuclear power plants
Decision IS/2
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The Revised Guidelines on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context for Central Asian Countries
Decision IS/3
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Decisions taken by the seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention, and the third session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (2017)  
Minsk Declaration ENG FRE RUS
Adoption of the workplan
Decision VII/3–III/3
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Budget, financial arrangements and financial assistance
Decision VII/4–III/4
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Guidance on land-use planning, the siting of hazardous activities
and related safety aspects

Decision VII/5–III/5
ENG FRE RUS
Development of a strategy and an action plan for the future application of the Convention and the Protocol
Decision VII/7–III/6
ENG FRE RUS
Reporting and review of implementation of the Convention
Decision VII/1
ENG FRE RUS
Application of the Convention to nuclear energy-related activities
Decision VII/6
ENG FRE RUS
Reporting and review of implementation of the Protocol
MOP/MOP Decision III/1
ENG FRE RUS
Review of compliance with the Protocol
MOP/MOP Decision III/2
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Decisions taken by 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 (2014)
(Geneva) Declaration
MOP/MOP
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Reporting and review of implementation 
Decision VI/I
ENG FRE RUS
Reporting and the review of implementation of the Protocol
MOP/MOP Decision II/1
ENG FRE RUS
Review of compliance
Decision VI/2, with annex
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Review of Compliance with Protocol 
MOP/MOP Decision II/2
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Adoption of the Workplan 
Decision VI/3-II/3
ENG FRE RUS
Budget, financial arrangements and financial assistance 
Decision VI/4-II/4
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Accession by Member State of the United Nations Economic Comission for Europe
Decision VI/5-II/5
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Aligning the authentic language versions of the Convention
Decision VI/6
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Alligning the authentic language version of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assesment  
MOP/MOP Decision II/6
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Application of the Convention to nuclear energy related activities
Decision VI/7
ENG FRE RUS
Format for notification
MOP/MOP Decision II/7
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General guidance on enhancing consistency between the Convention and environmental assesment within State ecological expertise in countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucauses and Central Asia

Decision VI/8

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Good practice recommendations on public participation in Strategic Environmental Assessment 
MOP/ MOP Decision II/8
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Decisions taken by the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention, and the first session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (2011)
(Geneva) Declaration
MOP/MOP
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Amendment of rule 7 of the rules of procedure 
MOP Decision V/1
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Adoption of the rules of procedure 
MOP/MOP Decision I/1
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Interpretation of article 14 of the Convention (amendments) 
MOP Decision V/2, with corrigendum
ENG FRE RUS
Points of contact, format for notification and focal points 
MOP/MOP Decision I/2
ENG FRE RUS
Review of implementation 
MOP Decision V/3
ENG FRE RUS
Capacity development 
MOP/MOP Decision I/3
ENG FRE RUS
Review of compliance 
MOP Decision V/4
ENG FRE RUS
Public participation in strategic decision-making 
MOP/MOP Decision I/4
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Establishment of a subsidiary body 
Decision V/5-I/5
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Application of the compliance procedure of the Convention to the Protocol 
Decision V/6-I/6
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Reporting and the review of implementation
Decision V/7-I/7
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Accession by Member States of the United Nations not members of UNECE
Decision V/8-I/8
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Adoption of the workplan 
Decision V/9-I/9
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Budget, financial arrangements and financial assistance
Decision V/10-I/10
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Decisions taken by the fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention (2008)

Financial assistance to representatives of countries with economies in transition, non-governmental organizations and countries outside the UNECE region
Decision IV/9

  superseded by V/10  

The budget and financial arrangements for the period up to the fifth meeting of the Parties
Decision IV/8

  expired  

The adoption of the workplan up to the fifth meeting of the Parties
Decision IV/7

  expired  

Exchange of good practices
Decision IV/6

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Capacity-building in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia
Decision IV/5

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Strengthening subregional cooperation
Decision IV/4

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Inquiry procedure
Decision IV/3

ENG FRE RUS

The review of compliance
Decision IV/2

ENG FRE RUS

The review of implementation
Decision IV/1

ENG FRE RUS
 
 
Decisions taken by the third session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention (2004)

Cavtat Declaration

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Preparations for the first meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol
Decision III/12

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Financial assistance to representatives of countries in transition, nongovernmental organizations and countries outside the UNECE region
Decision III/11

  superseded by IV/9  

Budget and financial arrangements for the period until the fourth meeting of the Parties
Decision III/10

  expired  

Adoption of the work plan up to the fourth meeting of the Parties
Decision III/9

  expired  

Guidance on Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context
Decision III/8

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- The guidance as a publication (ECE/MP.EIA/7)

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Second amendment to the Espoo Convention
Decision III/7

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- The text of the amendment

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Information exchange for environmental impact assessment in a transboundary context
Decision III/6

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Strengthening subregional cooperation
Decision III/5

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Guidelines on Good Practice and on Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements
Decision III/4

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- The guidelines

ENG - RUS

- The guidelines as a publication (ECE/MP.EIA/8)

ENG+FRE+RUS

Strengthening cooperation with other UNECE conventions
Decision III/3

ENG FRE RUS

Review of compliance
Decision III/2

ENG FRE RUS

Review of implementation
Decision III/1

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Decisions taken by the second session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention (2001)

Sofia Ministerial Declaration

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Amendment to the Espoo Convention
Decision II/14

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- The text of the amendment

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The budget and financial arrangements for the period up to the third meeting of the Parties
Decision II/13

  expired  

Financial assistance to the countries with economies in transition
Decision II/12

  superseded by III/11  

Adoption of the work-plan
Decision II/11

  expired  

Review of the Convention
Decision II/10

  completed (led to III/7)  

Strategic environmental assessment
Decision II/9

  completed (led to Protocol)  

Strengthening subregional cooperation
Decision II/8

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The networking facility attached to the database on environmental impact assessment
Decision II/7

  facility later closed by III/6  

The database on environmental impact assessment
Decision II/6

  database later closed by III/6  

Recent developments and links with other ECE conventions
Decision II/5

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Review of compliance (appendix superseded by appendix to III/2)
Decision II/4

ENG FRE RUS

Guidance on public participation in environmental impact assessment in a transboundary context
Decision II/3

  superseded by III/8  

Practical application of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context
Decision II/2

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Bilateral and multilateral cooperation (superseded by III/4)
Decision II/1

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Decisions taken by the first session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention (1998)

Oslo Ministerial Declaration

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The budget and financial arrangements for the period until the second meeting of the Parties
Decision I/8

  expired  

Financial assistance to countries with economies in transition
Decision I/7

  superseded by II/12  

Adoption of the work-plan
Decision I/6

  expired  

Establishment of the database on environmental impact assessment
Decision I/5

  database later closed by III/6  

Format for notification
Decision I/4

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 - View as webpage

ENG - RUS

Points of contact (appendix superseded by list on the website)
Decision I/3

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Mechanisms for the implementation of the Convention
Decision I/2

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 - View as webpage

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Rules of procedure
Decision I/1

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- As published

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Decision I/1, annex I (ECE/MP.EIA/2) as amended by MOP decision V/1 (ECE/MP.EIA/15) and MOP/MOP decision I/1 (ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/2)

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