On September 27-28, 2018 a workshop on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) was held at the Aarhus Center of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine.
On September 25-26, 2018, a workshop on environmental impact assessment (EIA) was held at the Aarhus Center of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine.
In Lviv, two training seminars were conducted - on EIA (29.05-30.05) and SEA (31.05-01.06) for the western regions of Ukraine. Seminars were held within the framework of the Pilot Project.
On April 18-20, 2018, a three-day workshop on environmental impact assessment for representatives of the Ecological Departments of 20 regional state administrations was held in the Aarhus Information and Educational Center within the framework of the Pilot Project "Creation of Methodological Foundations and Good Practices for the Implementation of New EIA Legislation".
This was the final seminar of the training program, on the basis of which the participants obtained certificates of the trainer on the EIA.
On April 10, the Law on Strategic Environmental Assessment (adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on March 20) was signed by the President of Ukraine.
On March 28–30, the three-day training on environmental impact assessment for representatives of the Ecology Departments of Regional State Administrations (ODAs) was held in the Aarhus Information and Education Center within the framework of the pilot APENA project. This is already the second training seminar, which focuses on the practicals of the implementation of the EIA.
On March 29, the Law on Strategic Environmental Assessment (adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on March 20) was sent to the President of Ukraine.
Starting January 2018, the APENA Pilot Project on the EIA implementation is going on. The overall objective of this Pilot Project is to support the establishing of a new EIA system in Ukraine. The key beneficiary of the Pilot project is the MENR and departments of ecology of regional (oblast) administrations in charge of EIA implementation.
The team of Ukrainian and international experts started to work on a new Law On Waste.
On January 30 – February 1, the training on environmental impact assessment was held by the APENA project at the MENR premise.