Suggestion 1: Access to information
Require States to provide the public and interested stakeholders with access to all EIA/SEA documentation but not to provide comment or opinion on the documentation.
Kiev Protocol Art 2 (definition of “public“)
Suggestion 2: Opportunity to comment
Require States to permit the public and interested stakeholders to provide comments during the EIA process and on such EIA/SEA documentation and take the comments into account in making a decision.
Aarhus Convention Art 6, 7 (public participation)
Kiev Protocol Art 8 (public participation)