304-i. Memorandum: SEA proposal for reconstruction planning

The NCEA advised on the setup of an SEA and a draft MoU for post-tsunami reconstruction works in Sri Lanka.

Advisory reports and other documents

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Memorandum by the NCEA

Significant details

The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) of Sri Lanka decided that an SEA should be executed for post-tsunami reconstruction works. The NCEA was contacted to assist the CEA in this venture and to provide the necessary expertise for this SEA.

The NCEA issued an advice of the secretariat to the CEA on how to set up this SEA. The advice includes a draft MoU for cooperation of the NCEA and the Environmental Ministry (MENR) which was envisaged to implement the SEA. The proposed SEA setup includes thorough capacity building, process facilitation and coaching. It also includes an independent review of the quality of SEA results.

Parties involved

Technical secretary: mr R.A.M. Post

Further details

Completed: 29 Jan 2005

Country/region/theme: Sri Lanka

Last modified: 10 Jul 2018