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On the participation of the representative of Belarus in the meeting of the Bureau of the Espoo Convention

On February 7-8, 2018, the Bureau of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (the Espoo Convention) and the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment held its meeting in Geneva. Ms. Svetlana Kozakevich, deputy head of the international cooperation division of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, represented the Republic of Belarus at the Bureau meeting.

The Bureau members considered a number of issues relating to the organization of work under the Convention and the Protocol in the next intersessional period (until 2020). The work plan under the Convention and the Protocol and related financial and budgetary issues, as well as the preparations for the seventh meeting of the Working Group on Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment (Geneva, 28-30 May 2018 ), including the agreement on its agenda, were considered. The participants also discussed the preparations for a special session of the Meetings of the Parties to the Convention and the Protocol.

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