333-i. Memorandum: SEA approach for Free Trade Agreements

The NCEA issued a memorandum in which it outlines a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) approach for Free Trade Agreements.

Significant details

The NCEA was requested to propose a generic approach to SEA for the establishment of Free Trade Agreements (FTA). It issued an advice of the secretariat in which it outlines an approach for integrating environmental, economic and social considerations into the FTA policy and negotiation process. In this memorandum, it outlines objectives of an FTA and of SEA, as well as key components and details of an appropriate SEA approach for FTA.

Parties involved

Members of the working group

Technical secretary: Ineke Steinhauer

Further details

Last modified: 28 May 2019