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Seminar on the application of strategic environmental assessment in Armenia

Armenia (UNECE)

Topic: Strategic environmental assessment

UNECE held a seminar on the application of strategic environmental assessment on 23-24 March 2015 in Yerevan, Armenia. The event was jointly organised with the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia. Its aim was to assist policy-makers with the implementation of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in compliance with the provisions of the SEA Protocol to the Espoo Convention and relevant EU Directives. The seminar raised awareness about the recent development of the national legislation related to SEA in Armenia; clarified roles of various stakeholders in the process; facilitated debate about the practical steps of SEA application; discussed the scope and possible approaches to SEA screening; identified further development needs of SEA-relevant legislation; and pointed out opportunities for conducting a pilot SEA in Armenia. More information:

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