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These CMS Family Guidelines on Environmental Impact Assessment for Marine Noise-generating Activities have been developed to present the Best Available Techniques (BAT) and Best Environmental Practice (BEP), as called for in CMS Resolutions 9.19, 10.24 and 10.15, ACCOBAMS Resolution 5.15 and ASCO

Development of these Terms of Reference (ToRs) would not have been possible without the commitment of and contributions from different individuals and institutions.

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a decision-making support tool to assess the impacts of various projects on the environment. This reports examines five significant indicators whose integration ensures a robust EIA system is in place.

The third round of online regional training on enhancing knowledge and understanding of key E&S professionals and practitioners on best practices for managing risks and impacts associated with an effective EIA process as well as meeting the requirements of environmental and social safeguards

The Guideline is intended to assist and guide prospective developers (or their consultants) with an intention to carry out Level 3 activities in Papua New Guinea ("PNG"), to meet their legal obligations under Section 51 and Section 53 of Environment Act 2000 (the "Act").

The purpose of this guideline is to identify matters which are relevant to the environmental impact assessment of bitumen works.

“EsIA compliance and enforcement principles and best practices: requirements,
commitments and related permits” is a joint project of the International Association for Impact
Assessment (IAIA)’s Governance and Implementation Systems Section and the International

This document contains the main outputs of Component 2 of the FAO project “Towards sustainable aquaculture: selected issues and guidelines”.