International Conventions

International Conventions and the EIA Process

By: Piyumi Wattuhewa Passing legislations enabling the provisions of environmental conventions would pave the way for the better implementation of EIA procedures. The amount of international conventions constituting provisions relating to the environment and environmental protection is vast, especially when one considers the subject specific conventions as well as the regional and bilateral agreements that state parties enter into. Environmental Impact Assessment is often given effect in such agreements, though often not expressly; but can frequently