Sustainable Development, impact assessment, evaluation
Excerpt:This course provides an overview of leading industry practice of SIA consistent with IAIA's International Principles for Social Impact Assessment. The course addresses current issues and topics that are relevant to the business of managing the social impacts of planned interventions.
Excerpt:The International Health Impact Assessment Consortium (IMPACT) will be running its comprehensive HIA Training Course on 17 June, and again later in the year on 11 November, 2013.
Excerpt:Scientific tools should play an essential role of providing the evidence base to assess the impacts of alternative policy options. To identify the contribution of research funding for impact assessment tool development, this paper analysed the variety of IA tools designed in projects funded by European Framework Programmes 6 and 7. ...
Excerpt:LIAISE researcher John Turnpenny (UEA) spoke as an invited panel member at a conference on "Theory and Practice of Regulatory Impact Assessments in Europe" in Paris on 10 June, 2013. John presented and discussed the LIAISE WP1 work linking tool use across eight EU jurisdictions with motivations for appraising.
33rd Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA): "The Next Generation"
Excerpt:The conference theme embraces the impact of current global change now and in the coming decades and how impact assessment (IA) itself will evolve as a result. The "next generation" refers to both a new generation of practitioners and new approaches to IA practice internationally to address issues of global concern. ...
Excerpt:The 2nd European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum will take place from 9-10 April, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. The upcoming event will be about the evaluation of sustainability transitions with a focus on innovation programmes and environmental policies and objectives.
Excerpt:This paper by B. Manos, Th. Bournaris, Ch. Moulogianni and S. Arampatzis aims to provide a review of the IA tools applied for the assessment of the EU policies in agriculture and environment, to analyse and to classify them by different criteria according to the policy that they have been applied to and by the impacts that they have been measured.
Excerpt:The overarching theme of the symposium is to analyze how the concept of transition ties in with the notion of sustainable development.