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Conference on dissemination of experience with Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

Conference on dissemination of experience with Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

25 October 2016
Moscow Russia

The conference was jointly organized by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russian Federation, UNDP/GEF/Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russian Federation project 'Mainstreaming biodiversity conservation into Russia's energy sector policies and operations', United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) secretariat of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context and its Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), and WWF Russia.

 The purpose of the conference was to familiarize participants with the SEA practice in various countries as well as to present existing Russian experience with SEA and with assessments based on the SEA approaches. The event gathered representatives of federal and regional authorities, whose activities relate to the development and adoption of strategic documents (including programs in energy and other sectors), experts, as well as representatives of NGOs and the business sphere.

Document title  
Background documents  
Agenda ENG

Report

 
List of Participants  
   
Presentations  

Introduction to SEA, UNECE Protocol on SEA, and UNECE Secretariat

Martin Smutny, UNECE Secretariat to the Espoo Convention and Protocol on SEA, EaP GREEN Project Coordinator

ENG

SEA Systems in EU countries: The Dutch SEA procedure

Rob Verheem, The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment

ENG

Foreign and Russian experience with SEA application:

The Dutch experience

Rob Verheem, The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment

ENG

Case Example from  Slovakia: SEA application in transport sector

Martin Smutny, UNECE Secretariat to the Espoo Convention and Protocol on SEA

ENG

Experience from EaP GREEN: Lessons learned

Martin Smutny, UNECE Secretariat to the Espoo Convention and Protocol on SEA

ENG