17 July 2017

SEA introduction training in The Philippines

July 2017 - PhilippinesIUCN NL and the NCEA jointly organised an SEA introduction training in The Philippines. The training is part of the Shared Resources, Joint Solutions partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A group consisting of local and national NGOs, government agencies and researchers have joined this training to be able to bring the current draft SEA regulation a step further. In the second week of June, a group of 40 people looked at elements of a good practice SEA system in their country and concluded that next steps should focus on improving the SEA regulation and raising awareness of its importance for The Philippines.

12 July 2017

Scholarship programme for environmental assessment professionals in Africa

July 2017 - CLEAAThe network for Capacity Development and Linkages for Environmental Assessment in Africa (CLEAA) has announced the re-launch of its Professional Development Fellowship Programme for environmental and social assessment and management professionals. The programme is open to African young and mid-career professionals, working in governments, non-governmental organisations, private or voluntary organisations, universities, and local African consultancy firms.

Candidates are requested to submit a curriculum vitae and a short proposal on what the candidate plans to undertake, according to these instructions.

The deadline for submission of applications is 31 July 2017.

10 July 2017

Partnership WWF-NL and NCEA

July 2017 - WWFThe World Wildlife Fund (NL) and the NCEA are now officially partners in the Shared Resources, Joint Solutions programme! Marieke Harteveld, Chief Conservation Officer of WWF-NL, and Director Rob Verheem of the NCEA signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The two organisations will cooperate in the period 2017-2020 in strengthening the capability of stakeholders in ESIA and SEA processes in a number of SRJS countries and regions.