Who would conduct an EIA
Suggestion 1: EIA by proponent of activity[edit | edit source]
State Parties require proponents of activities to conduct prior EIA of activities that meet specified threshold
References: IUCN Policy Brief VIII
Suggestion 2: EIA undertaken by State Party[edit | edit source]
State Parties shall conduct EIA of activities that meet specified threshold. These can be funded by fees from proponents of activities.
Suggestion 3: Responsible entity left to State Party to decide[edit | edit source]
Include requirement that State Party ensures that an environmental impact assessment is undertaken, but do not specify responsible entity.
References: Espoo Convention, Art 2