Access information on Multilateral Environmental Agreements

The Espoo (EIA) Convention sets out the obligations of Parties to assess the environmental impact of certain activities at an early stage of planning. It also lays down the general obligation of States to notify and consult each other on all major projects under consideration that are likely to have a significant adverse environmental impact across boundaries. The Convention was adopted in 1991 and entered into force on 10 September 1997

Entry into force
10 Sep 1997
Region
Europe
Date of text
Mon, 25 February 1991