Environmental Impact Assessment in Ukraine – Preparatory Support to the Launch of the National Registry

Project summary

The project objective is to develop a well-functioning Unified National Environmental Impact Assessment Registry fully congruent to the appropriate EU standards and the context in Ukraine.

The Registry is aimed at enabling the simplified process of the conduction of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedure of the new projects, raising public awareness of the potential projects and risks related thereto and ensuring transparency in the decision-making process. The online tool records and makes publicly available the assessment of potential project’s effects on the environment and people’s health as well as records decisions and measures to reduce the negative environmental impact of the planned activity. The Registry contains the open documentation for business and the public at all stages of EIA procedure, which reduces corruption factors in a decision-making process and contributes to the democratization of society in Ukraine.

The key project result is the provision of software as well as support with the Registry implementation.

Project Goals

·         Development of software for the creation of an automated electronic Unified National Environmental Impact Assessment Registry (EIA Registry) system in Ukraine.

·         Provision of technical assistance and communication support for the initial period of entering cases in to the EIA Registry.

Expected Results

·         Unified National Environmental Impact Assessment Registry system developed and is fully functional.

·         Technical assistance to the first registered cases provided.

 

Status:

Ongoing

Project start date:

December 2017

Estimated end date:

August 2019

Focus area:

  • inclusive growth
  • Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Swedish Int'l Development Coop
  • Amount contributed

    $119,747

    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    Partners: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, Regional State Administrations (Environmental Departments), non-governmental organizations, business and local communities.

    Project Manager: Olena Maslyukivska-Samberg | olena.maslyukivska-samberg@undp.org

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