The representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment and of the Environmental Agency of the Republic of Moldova attended the Subregional Workshop on the Practical Application of Strategic Environmental Assessment and Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment.

The subregional workshop took place on 26-27 October 2020 as a virtual event.
It builds on the results, progress and lessons learnt by the countries in the development of their SEA and EIA systems in line with the UNECE Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment, Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context, the EU Directive on SEA and the EU Directive on EIA. Selected topics of interest/issues identified by the countries in a survey are further addressed. The workshop is facilitated by UNECE international consultants on SEA and EIA.
The subregional workshop helps to:

  • facilitate information exchange and experiencesharing on SEA and transboundary EIA among the six beneficiary countries and with the EU/UNECE countries;
  • address topical issues identified by the beneficiary countries for the workshop, along with examples of international good practices in SEA and transboundary EIA.

The workshop gathers representatives of government authorities and entities, and other relevant stakeholders from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.