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PLP-ESS Module 1: EIA Process and Good Practice in the Pacific (Dr Gregory Barbara)

Regional Training on Environment Impact Assessment, Stakeholder Engagement and Social Impact Assessment in the Pacific. The training started on the 11 November and it will end on the 3 December, 2020.

This was the first technical presentation from Module 1 delivered by the SPREP Environmental Planning and Assessment Officer Dr Gregory Barbara.

Module 1 was the first of the series was delivered on 11th November and it focused on the “Introduction to EIA for Sustainable Development.” This was followed by Module 2 on “Law, Policy and Institutional Arrangements for EIA” which was delivered on 12th November 2020. Module 3 on “How and When to apply the proper Stakeholder Engagement in the EIA process” will be delivered on Tuesday 17 November 2020.

There are a total of 8 training modules each covering a specific topic relating to EIA, stakeholder engagement and social impact assessment. The first three Modules were delivered by the Environmental Monitoring and Governance Programme of SPREP. The remaining five modules will be presented by World Bank specialists in SIA, Stakeholder Engagement, Community Health and Safety and other areas relevant to ESIA.