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Newsletter nr. 20, January 2017

  January 2017 - IAIA

NCEA wins international award

For its role in driving the development of impact assessment in The Netherlands and worldwide, the NCEA has been selected for the Institutional Award 2017 of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA). We are honoured to receive this award and congratulate the other award winners!

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  January 2017 - Kenya

SEA training for Kenya Environment Tribunal

In 2015, SEA became mandatory in Kenya for policies, plans and programs with significant environmental impacts. This created a new task for the National Environment Tribunal, which now has to handle appeals concerning SEA application. Therefore, the NCEA trained members of the Tribunal on SEA, on January 6-7 2017.

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  January 2017 - IUCN

5-year cooperation NCEA - IUCN-NL

Constructive dialogues between stakeholders are essential to build climate resilience and water & food security. ESIA and SEA help to create such dialogues. In a new cooperation with IUCN-NL, the NCEA will contribute to the 'Shared Resources, Joint Solutions' programme with ESIA/SEA support.

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  January 2017 - China

Sharing SEA experiences in China

How to apply SEA most effectively? The NCEA co-organised a two-day Chinese-Dutch workshop in Beijing (December 2016) to exchange experiences. Results of the workshop were used by the Secretary General of the Dutch Environmental Ministry in her presentation at the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development.

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