Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures Workshop

Yangon, Myanmar 26th July 2013

In continuation of the Core Environment Program’s support to strengthening Myanmar’s environmental safeguards system, a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Procedures was held in Yangon on 26 July 2013.

The workshop brought together 150 delegates from the private and public sectors, nongovernmental organizations, civil society organizations, and local EIA consultants to meet, discuss, and provide insights on the new draft EIA procedures prepared by the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MOECAF).

CEP support to MOECAF and other sector ministries aims to establish a robust environmental safeguards framework and systems, comprising EIA procedures and technical guidelines, national environmental quality standards, and complemented by capacity building support.

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Draft Environmental Quality Guidelines Consultation Workshop

6th January 2015

In continuation of CEP support to strengthen Myanmar’s environmental safeguards system, a stakeholder consultation workshop was held in Yangon to seek feedback on the country's Draft Environmental Quality (Emission) Guidelines. The guidelines will support the country's emerging environmental impact assessment (EIA) system by specifying the environmental thresholds that must projects should not exceed.The guidelines will be finalized based on feedback from the workshop and are expected to come into effect during the next few months. The guidelines will be used as interim measure while the country develops National Environmental Quality Standards during the next few years.

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2nd Draft Environmental Quality Guidelines Consultation Workshop

14th March 2015

Following the first consultation workshop in early January, the 2nd stakeholder consultation workshop to revise Myanmar’s draft Environmental Quality (Emission) Guidelines was held in Yangon. 

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