2024/016: Cumulative Effects Assessments

Decision 14.204 requests Parties to:  

  1. through the Secretariat, inform the Scientific Council at the 7th meeting of the Sessional Committee about national policies regarding cumulative effects assessments from Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs), including any experiences and lessons learned, as well as indicating whether there is a need for guidance on cumulative effects assessments for marine mammals; and
  1. if a need for guidance on cumulative effects assessments for marine mammals is identified, support the Secretariat in securing the external expertise required to develop it.

In order for the Secretariat to be able to prepare the information provided in answer to the request in (a above, responses are requested to be emailed by 30 June 2024 to the CMS Secretariat: [email protected].

For further information please consult Heidrun Frisch-Nwakanma at: [email protected]

Last updated on 11 June 2024