8020. EIA SEA capacity development - Lebanon

The NCEA supported the Norwegian Environmental Agency in facilitating a training on strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and environmental (and social) impact assessment (ESIA) in Lebanon. The training took place on 8-11 December 2015 and focused on skills for reviewing SEA and E(S)IA, specifically for oil and gas exploration and production.  

Significant details

Participants included representatives from various ministries, consultancy firms, and the Lebanese Petroleum Authority. They were trained in understanding which environmental issues are most important to be addressed in E(S)IA/SEA for different stages, such as seismic testing, drilling, construction, and operation. Group exercises shaped around real-life case examples helped participants to practice their skills.

Parties involved

Members of the working group

Jacobus Petrus (Bopp) van Dessel

Technical secretary: Ineke Steinhauer

Further details

Country: Lebanon

Last modified: 11 Apr 2019