Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan

Date: 
25 Jun 2014 - 27 Jun 2014
Location: 
Yokohama, Japan

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Summary of the Consultation Workshop

Government officials and experts from Sri Lanka, Lao PDR and Japan gathered in Yokohama, Japan to assist capacity development for environment impact assessment (EIA) implementation for Sri Lanka and Lao PDR under the technical assistant project of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

The Capacity Development Workshop on Twinning Partnership on EIA between Lao PDR – Japan and Sri Lanka – Japan brought approximately 26 participants together for three-day workshop in Yokohama, Japan on 25-27 June 2014.

The Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ); Japan Association of Environment Assessment (JEAS) and Environmental Resources Management (ERM) Japan organized the Workshop in collaboration with the AECEN Secretariat. The Workshop invited a total of seven government officials from the Central Environmental Authority (CEA), Sri Lanka and the Department of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (DESIA), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Lao PDR, and it also received technical inputs from Kawasaki city, Japan and Pacific Consultants.

The Workshop followed up the Consultation Workshops held earlier in Sri Lanka in December 2013 and Lao PDR in January 2014 where priority areas for assistance were identified. This Workshop provided participants from the mentee countries with the opportunities to learn good practices and lessons in implementing EIA systems in the priority areas from mentor country as well as all participants with mutual learning from sharing experience. As part of the workshop program, participants enjoyed hands-on learning experience from the field trip for a few selected matters/sectors (thermal power plant, water pollution control, transport) in addition to in-house lectures and discussions.

Sri Lanka and Lao PDR will organize a follow-up training session in each country to conclude this twinning project in 2014.

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Concept note149.34 KB
Agenda201.48 KB
Recap of the Consultation Meetings in Colombo and Vientiane and a way forward - AECEN Secretariat452.49 KB
Objectives of the workshop - Ms. Maruyama921.31 KB
Current Situation for EIA in Japan - Mr. Takaaki ITO279.43 KB
EIA and JEAS – mission of JEAS in EIA in Japan - Mr. Matsunaga4.21 MB
EIA implementation in Japan and overseas - ERM Japan193.93 KB
EIA framework and implementation by Kawasaki City - Mr. Shirakawa & Mr. Suzuki1.38 MB
EIA in the transport sector: EIA for Tama City Monorail - Mr. Imanaga2.42 MB
Twinning partnership on EIA between Japan - Sri Lanka: Proposed Training Plan - Mrs. Kusala Mahalekema20.81 KB
Draft training outline for EIA process for MONRE/DESIA86.58 KB
Q&A regarding Water Quality Management Kawasaki City320.14 KB
Water Quality Management Kawasaki City Draft FAQs48 KB
IFC Procedure For Environmental And Social Review Of Projects378.21 KB
ADB Safeguard Policy Statement319.42 KB
Environmental technology transferred from Kawasaki City to the world10.1 MB
Isogo Thermal Power Station brochure1.37 MB
Kawasaki Environment Research Institute (KERI) brochure1.25 MB
Tokyo Monorail company profile9.16 MB
Workshop Summary Report394.74 KB
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Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan
Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan
Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan
Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan
Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan
Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan
Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan
Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan
Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan
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