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Agreement between the government of the Republic of Latvia and the government of the Republic of Estonia on Environmental Impact Assessment in a transboundary context

Document type
Bilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Mar 14, 1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX;  IUCN (ID: TRE-151182)
Language
English
Entry into force
Mar 14, 1997
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
EIA Transboundary effects Access-to-information International agreement-text
Abstract

Objective of cooperation under this Agreement shall be to take, either individually or jointly, all appropriate and effective measures to prevent significant adverse transboundary environmental impact from proposed activities. Cooperation shall be concentrated on the proposed activities listed in Annex to this Agreement which can cause a significant transboundary adverse environmental impact. The Parties have agreed to set up Joint Commission for the purpose of case-by-case examination of the aforesaid proposed activities. The Joint Commission shall establish the modalities of public information regarding the proposed activities and possible transboundary effects thereof. The Party of origin is responsible for providing the affected Party with the information and documentation to be evaluated in mutually agreed language.

Full text
English  
Website
www.vidm.gov.lv

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