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The NCEA in 2016 and beyond.....


Dear Sir, Madam,

It is our pleasure to present to you are online Annual Report 2016. This report - on one webpage - will give you an overview of past and current projects, publications and activities.


For example, you will find more information on:


The Netherlands


  • pilot projects in which we explore how environmental assessment offers optimal support for choices in environmental planning strategies;
  • the link between environmental assessment and participation;  
  • how environmental assessment assists the transition to sustainable energy.



  • our support to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, with whom we cooperate to achieve good-quality environmental assessment reports for Dutch investments in low and middle income countries;
  • a publication on environmental assessment and climate change, comprising case studies from around the world;
  • how strategic environmental assessment might be helpful in accommodating contradicting issues concerning safeguarding water. 



We hope you will find our Annual Report interesting. If you would like more information, please contact us at


Kind regards,


Rob Verheem, Director International



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