Environmental impact assessment

  title={Environmental impact assessment},
  author={Olufemi Elias},
  journal={Research Handbook on International Environmental Law},
  • O. Elias
  • Published 29 October 2010
  • Economics
  • Research Handbook on International Environmental Law
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a process of evaluating the likely environmental impacts of a proposed project or development, taking into account inter-related socioeconomic, cultural and human-health impacts, both beneficial and adverse. UNEP defines Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) as a tool used to identify the environmental, social and economic impacts of a project prior to decision-making. It aims to predict environmental impacts at an early stage in project planning and… 
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Protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts
  • M. Jacobsson
  • Political Science
    Report of the International Law Commission
  • 2016
You will recall that on 5 August 2016, I presented the first report of the Drafting Committee on the present topic. We adopted the draft principles that the Commission had taken note of last year,