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Seminar on Land-Use Planning and Industrial Safety

Seminar on Land-Use Planning and Industrial Safety

16 - 17 May 2018
Mechelen Belgium

This Seminar is organized by the secretariats of the UNECE Industrial Accidents Convention and the UNECE Committee on Housing and Land Management, in cooperation with the European Investment Bank (the EU bank) and the Government of Flanders (Belgium).

The purpose is to ensure greater integration of industrial safety, land-use planning and environmental assessment procedures – to be able to make coordinated decisions on accident prevention and risk reduction. To this end, practical case studies showcasing Parties' experiences and lessons learned in the cooperation between land-use planning and industrial safety for industrial accident prevention will be presented.


A concept note and provisional agenda for the seminar and the link to the online registration are available at

If you have any queries regarding registration please contact For more substantive questions in relation to the seminar, please contact Ms. Rebecca Wardle (, consultant to the European Investment Bank and UNECE.