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7th training workshop on transboundary EIA in Northeast Asia

7th training workshop on transboundary EIA in Northeast Asia

16 - 19 November 2010
Incheon South Korea

Coordinated by the Korea Environment Institute (KEI).

Document Title ENG
Circular ENG
Presentations  
- Presentation by UNECE ENG

From the KEI website:

"From 16th through the 19th of November, KEI and the Ministry of Environment jointly hosted the 7th Workshop on Assessment of Transboundary Environmental Effect in Northeast Asia at the Songdo Bridge Hotel in Incheon. This workshop centered on discussing environmental governance apropos of the Northeast Asian region, necessary for the implementation of environmental assessment when transboundary large-scale projects embark.  Moreover, the workshop provided to pertinent researchers and civil servants education of systems and technology related to trasnboundary environmental assessement.  As such, specialists from Mongolia and Russia were invited to participate along with Dr. Lee Youngjun (Head of Integrated Environmental Research Group), Dr. Mun Nankyeong, and Section Chief Seong Suho from KEI.  In addition, Professor Choe Jaeyong (Chungnam University), Song Pokcheol (UNDP’s Tumen Secretariat Program Advisor, Professor Mary Koyano (Hokkaido University), Professor Mikiyasu Nakayama (University of Tokyo), and Sandra Ruza (UNECE) participated in lively and fruitful discussions on transboundary environmental assessment."

Dates

Content

November 16

Opening Remarks

Discussion Forum

- Promotion of GTI’s Environment Activities for Regional Cooperation in Northeast Asia

- Effective Implementation of the Espoo Convention: A case study of the Bystroe Canal Project in the Danube Delta

- How to Introduce TEIA System in NE Asia

Presentation by Each Participating Nation

November 17

Examples and Technology Education of Transboundary Environmental Effect Assessment

- Transboundary Environment Governance & EIA in Northeast Asia

- Formulating Framework for Transboundary Environment Impact Assessment: Lessons Learned and Unlearned

- Experience in Transboundary EIA-Application of the Convention on EIA in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention)

November 18

On-Site Traning 

November 19

Examples and Technology Education of Transboundary Environmental Effect Assessment

- Current Transboundary Environment Issues in Northeast Asia

Concluding Remarks