July 2021

JV 2020

19 July 2021

Annual report 2020 online!

Our Annual Report 2020 is now online! Scroll down the project highlights and facts & figures of the past year.

June 2021


28 June 2021

Panel session on SEA and Land Governance - June 30th

NCEA colleagues Gwen van Boven and Leyla Ozay will facilitate one of the panel sessions at the upcoming international conference of LANDac, the Netherlands Academy on Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development.

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23 June 2021

Environmental assessment for coastal protection - West Africa

As part of the World Bank’s West Africa Coastal Areas programme (WACA), the WACA-team organised a workshop on the importance of Environmental Assessment for sustainable decision-making on coastal protection. The NCEA was invited to share its…

May 2021

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18 May 2021

IAIA award best paper for Sibout Nooteboom

It is with great pleasure that we inform you that our colleague Sibout Nooteboom has been awarded the IAIA best paper award 2020 for Environmental assessment as an institution of liberal democracy.


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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3 May 2021

Advice on guidance for ESIA's for dredging material

Following the exchange between Columbia and the Netherlands in November on reuse of dredged material, the NCEA advised on the ToR for Environmental Impact Studies for maritime dredging projects.