Final Decision on Proposed Activities: Effect of Decision

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Suggestion 1: Activity does not proceed[edit | edit source]

Where the EIA process has indicated that there will likely be impacts meeting the specified threshold, the activity will not be authorized to proceed.

References: Espoo Convention Art 6(1) and (2), UNGA Res. 61/105 para 83 (a) (activities managed to prevent significant adverse impacts or not authorized), FAO Deep Sea Fishing Guidelines section 5.2, Kiev Protocol Art 11

Suggestion 2: Conditions placed on proposed activity[edit | edit source]

Where the EIA process has indicated that there will likely be significant adverse impacts on the marine environment or biodiversity of ABNJ, the State or other decision-making authority will either impose conditions on the proposed activity or prevent the activity from proceeding.

References: Espoo Convention Art 6(1) and (2), UNGA Res. 61/105 para 83 (a) (activities managed to prevent significant adverse impacts or not authorized), FAO Deep Sea Fishing Guidelines section 5.2, Kiev Protocol Art 11