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Good Practice Recommendations on Public Participation in Strategic Environmental Assessment

Prepared under the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention)

  • Author: UN, ECE
  • Publication date: January 2016
  • Page count: 30
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 16.II.E.15

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ISBN: 9789211171129
ISBN: 9789210578172

About the product

The recommendations are based on existing good practice and are intended as a practical tool to provide helpful guidance and to improve the implementation of the provisions of the Aarhus Convention in decision-making to: a) to assist Parties when designing their legal framework on public participation in environmental decision-making; b) to assist public officials on a day-to-day basis when designing and carrying out public participation procedures on environmental decision-making under the Convention, and c) to provide an invaluable tool through which to share expertise and good practice so as to promote early, timely and effective opportunities for such participation. They may also be of value to members of the public, including NGOs and the private sector.