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Definition: 

Environmental impact assessment, as a national instrument, shall be undertaken for proposed activities that are likely to have a significant adverse impact on the environment and are subject to a decision of a competent natonal authority (Source: InforMEA based on Rio Principle17)

  • 1) Evaluation of the effect of a project upon the environment. (Source: GEMET/PHC) 2) A national procedure for evaluating the likely impact of a proposed activity on the environment. (Source: Art. 1 Espoo Convention)

Other relations

  • environmental impact assessment (CMS)
  • Impacts and vulnerability assessment (UNFCCC)
  • Impact Assessment and Minimizing Adverse Impacts (CBD)
  • Impact Assessment (CBD)
  • Identification, Monitoring, Indicators and Assessments (CBD)
  • EIA (ECOLEX)
Related
Synonyms
  • sustainable appraisal
  • strategic environmental assessment
  • EIA
  • impact assessment
  • environmental impact study

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