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Working Group on EIA and SEA (Espoo Convention), 8th meeting

Working Group on EIA and SEA (Espoo Convention), 8th meeting

26 - 28 November 2019
Geneva Switzerland

Official documents

OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS ENG FRE RUS
Annotated provisional agenda for the eighth meeting
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/1)
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Report of the Working Group on its eighth meeting (post session) - (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/2) pdf

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Draft sixth review of implementation of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/3)

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Draft third review of implementation of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/4)
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Draft guidance on assessing health impacts in strategic environmental assessment
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/5)
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Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (FasTips)
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/6)
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Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary context (FasTips)
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/7
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OTHER MEETING DOCUMENTATION/
BACKGROUND INFORMATION
     
Informal notes on the Bureau meeting (Geneva, 17-18 June 2019) PDF    
Report of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention and to the Protocol on their intermediary sessions
(ECE/MP.EIA/27−ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/11)
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Decisions by the Meetings of the Parties to the Convention
(ECE/MP.EIA/27/Add.1−ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/11/Add.1)
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Report of the Implementation Committee's 45th meeting (10-13 September 2019)
(ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2019/4) 
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Report of the Implementation Committee’s 44th meeting (12-15 March 2019) 
(ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2019/2)
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Report of the Implementation Committee’s 43rd meeting (4-7 December 2018)
(ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2018/6)
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Report of the Working Group on EIA and SEA on its 7th meeting (28-30 May 2018)
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2018/2)
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Report of the Implementation Committee’s 42nd meeting (11-14 September 2018)
(ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2018/4)
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Report of the seventh and the third sessions of the Meetings of the Parties to the Convention and the Protocol (MOP7&MOP/MOP3)
(ECE/MP.EIA/23–ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/7)
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Decisions and the Declaration adopted jointly by the Meetings of the Parties to the Convention and the Protocol
(ECE/MP.EIA/23.Add.1–ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/7.Add.1)
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Decisions by the MOP to the Convention
(ECE/MP.EIA/23.Add.2–ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/7.Add.2)
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Decisions by the MOP to the Protocol
(ECE/MP.EIA/23/Add.3–ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/7.Add.3)
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OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS ENG FRE RUS
Annotated provisional agenda for the eighth meeting
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/1)
pdf

word
 
pdf

word
 
pdf

word
 
Report of the Working Group on its eighth meeting (post session) - (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/2) pdf

word
pdf

word
pdf

word
Draft sixth review of implementation of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/3)

pdf


word

pdf


word

pdf 


word

Draft third review of implementation of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/4)
PDF
Word
PDF
Word
PDF
Word
Draft guidance on assessing health impacts in strategic environmental assessment
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/5)
pdf

word
pdf

word
pdf

word
Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (FasTips)
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/6)
PDF
Word
PDF
Word
PDF
Word
Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary context (FasTips)
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/7
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word
 
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OTHER MEETING DOCUMENTATION/
BACKGROUND INFORMATION
     
Informal notes on the Bureau meeting (Geneva, 17-18 June 2019) PDF    
Report of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention and to the Protocol on their intermediary sessions
(ECE/MP.EIA/27−ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/11)
PDF PDF PDF
Decisions by the Meetings of the Parties to the Convention
(ECE/MP.EIA/27/Add.1−ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/11/Add.1)
PDF PDF PDF
Report of the Implementation Committee's 45th meeting (10-13 September 2019)
(ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2019/4) 
PDF PDF PDF
Report of the Implementation Committee’s 44th meeting (12-15 March 2019) 
(ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2019/2)
PDF PDF PDF
Report of the Implementation Committee’s 43rd meeting (4-7 December 2018)
(ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2018/6)
PDF PDF PDF
Report of the Working Group on EIA and SEA on its 7th meeting (28-30 May 2018)
(ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2018/2)
PDF PDF PDF
Report of the Implementation Committee’s 42nd meeting (11-14 September 2018)
(ECE/MP.EIA/IC/2018/4)
PDF PDF PDF
Report of the seventh and the third sessions of the Meetings of the Parties to the Convention and the Protocol (MOP7&MOP/MOP3)
(ECE/MP.EIA/23–ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/7)
PDF PDF PDF
Decisions and the Declaration adopted jointly by the Meetings of the Parties to the Convention and the Protocol
(ECE/MP.EIA/23.Add.1–ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/7.Add.1)
PDF PDF PDF
Decisions by the MOP to the Convention
(ECE/MP.EIA/23.Add.2–ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/7.Add.2)
PDF PDF PDF
Decisions by the MOP to the Protocol
(ECE/MP.EIA/23/Add.3–ECE/MP.EIA/SEA/7.Add.3)
PDF PDF PDF

Informal documents

INFORMAL DOCUMENTS ENG
Item 1 Informal notes on the agenda (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.1) Word
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Item 2 Bureau’s proposals on the financing of the Convention and the Protocol (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.2) Word
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  Second annual financial report in the period between seventh/third and eighth/fourth sessions of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention/Protocol: period to 30 June 2019
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  Recent contributions to the Convention's and the Protocol's trust fund (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.14)
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Item 3 Status of ratification of the Convention, its amendments and its Protocol (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.3) Word
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Item 4-6 Workplan implementation status (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.4) Word
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Item 4 Suggested improvements to the questionnaires on the implementation of the Convention and the Protocol (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.5) Word
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  Revised Guidelines on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context for Central Asian Countries (As published in November 2019) ENG
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  Update on the progress in drafting guidance on the applicability of the Convention to the lifetime extension of nuclear power plants (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.6) Word
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  Co-Chairs report on ad hoc group’s 7th meeting (Rotterdam, 8-9 October 2019) PDF
  Core conclusions of IAIA workshop on environmental and health impacts of LTE of NPPs PDF
  Note on a draft long-term strategy and an action plan for the Convention and the Protocol (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.7) Word
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Item 6 IAIA FasTips published this far  
Item 7 Provisional programme for the workshop on the assessment of health impacts of plans and programmes in strategic environmental assessment (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.8) Word
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Item 8 Preparations for the next sessions of the Meetings of the Parties (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.9) Word
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  Elements for a draft declaration (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.10) Word
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  Possible activities for the draft workplan (2021–2023) (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.11) Word
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  A list of vacancies (chairs and members) in the treaty bodies for 2021-2023 (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.12) Word
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  Provisional schedule of meetings 2021–2023 (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.13) Word
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INFORMAL DOCUMENTS ENG
Item 1 Informal notes on the agenda (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.1) Word
PDF
Item 2 Bureau’s proposals on the financing of the Convention and the Protocol (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.2) Word
PDF
  Second annual financial report in the period between seventh/third and eighth/fourth sessions of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention/Protocol: period to 30 June 2019
PDF
  Recent contributions to the Convention's and the Protocol's trust fund (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.14)
PDF
Item 3 Status of ratification of the Convention, its amendments and its Protocol (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.3) Word
PDF
Item 4-6 Workplan implementation status (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.4) Word
PDF
Item 4 Suggested improvements to the questionnaires on the implementation of the Convention and the Protocol (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.5) Word
PDF
  Revised Guidelines on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context for Central Asian Countries (As published in November 2019) ENG
RUS
  Update on the progress in drafting guidance on the applicability of the Convention to the lifetime extension of nuclear power plants (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.6) Word
PDF
  Co-Chairs report on ad hoc group’s 7th meeting (Rotterdam, 8-9 October 2019) PDF
  Core conclusions of IAIA workshop on environmental and health impacts of LTE of NPPs PDF
  Note on a draft long-term strategy and an action plan for the Convention and the Protocol (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.7) Word
PDF
Item 6 IAIA FasTips published this far  
Item 7 Provisional programme for the workshop on the assessment of health impacts of plans and programmes in strategic environmental assessment (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.8) Word
PDF
Item 8 Preparations for the next sessions of the Meetings of the Parties (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.9) Word
PDF
  Elements for a draft declaration (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.10) Word
PDF
  Possible activities for the draft workplan (2021–2023) (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.11) Word
PDF
  A list of vacancies (chairs and members) in the treaty bodies for 2021-2023 (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.12) Word
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  Provisional schedule of meetings 2021–2023 (ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2019/INF.13) Word
PDF

Presentations and statements

  PRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS ENG
 
Agenda item 4 A. Compliance with and implementation of the Convention and the Protocol
 
  Report of the Chair of the Implementation Committee to the Working Group PDF
 
Agenda item 7A: Exchange of good practices:

Workshop on the assessment of health impacts and health sector involvement in strategic environmental assessment
(Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.)

 
  Programme PDF
  Health and the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessments- setting the scene through an example
Dr Julia Nowacki, WHO Regional Office for Europe, European Centre for Environment and Health
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  Draft guidance on assessing health impacts in strategic environmental assessment
Thomas Fischer, Professor, University of Liverpool
Ben Cave, Director, Ben Cave Associates Ltd.
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1. Czechia
HIA in SEA - Regional Energy Concept of Vysočina Region update 2017-2042

Jaroslav Volf, University Hospital Ostrava
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2. The Netherlands
Health in SEA - National Strategy on Spatial Planning and the Environment
Birgit Staatsen, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
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3. Estonia
Rail Baltic high speed rail plan

Heikki Kalle, Estonian Environment Institute
PDF
4. Wales (United Kingdom)
National development framework for Wales

Liz Green, Public Health Wales
PDF
  PRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS ENG
 
Agenda item 4 A. Compliance with and implementation of the Convention and the Protocol
 
  Report of the Chair of the Implementation Committee to the Working Group PDF
 
Agenda item 7A: Exchange of good practices:

Workshop on the assessment of health impacts and health sector involvement in strategic environmental assessment
(Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.)

 
  Programme PDF
  Health and the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessments- setting the scene through an example
Dr Julia Nowacki, WHO Regional Office for Europe, European Centre for Environment and Health
PDF
  Draft guidance on assessing health impacts in strategic environmental assessment
Thomas Fischer, Professor, University of Liverpool
Ben Cave, Director, Ben Cave Associates Ltd.
PDF
1. Czechia
HIA in SEA - Regional Energy Concept of Vysočina Region update 2017-2042

Jaroslav Volf, University Hospital Ostrava
PDF
2. The Netherlands
Health in SEA - National Strategy on Spatial Planning and the Environment
Birgit Staatsen, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
PDF
3. Estonia
Rail Baltic high speed rail plan

Heikki Kalle, Estonian Environment Institute
PDF
4. Wales (United Kingdom)
National development framework for Wales

Liz Green, Public Health Wales
PDF

List of participants

List of Participants                                                                                ENG
List of Participants                                                                                ENG