Netherlands commission for
environmental assessment

Why the NCEA?

Because of our expertise, independence and transparency. For more than 25 years, we have provided advisory services and capacity development for environmental assessment.

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11 May 2021

The NCEA at IAIA21

We are looking forward to participate in the IAIA21 annual 'online' conference, to hear and share new insights on impact assessment in practice. The NCEA will provide presentations or contribute at the following sessions:

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10 May 2021

Join the IAIA21 session on Independence in IA

Lack of independence in preparing assessments is a long standing criticism of Impact Assessment. After a first discussion of this topic at IAIA19, it is time for a follow up session at IAIA21.


3 May 2021

New diagnostic tool for ESIA mining sector - Ethiopia

The NCEA recently participated in a workshop - facilitated by IGF and CIRDI - to pilot a new tool to support government officials in Ethiopia to identify gaps in the legal framework for ESIAs for mining projects.

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