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IAIA Monthly E-News   July 2014
 

   

 

 

IAIA Monthly E-News

July 2014

 

 

Table of Contents:

 

1.  IAIA Resettlement Symposium updates
2.  IAIA15 updates (Training course proposals due 15 September)
3.  IAIA14 proceedings available
4.  Award nominations invited
5.  Latest IAIA newsletter available
6.  New hot topic video online
7.  IAPA Articles: June 2014 issue
8.  SEA training program in Africa

 

 

 

1. IAIA Resettlement Symposium updates

 

The IAIA Special Symposium on Resettlement and Livelihoods will be held 21-22 October 2014 in Kruger National Park, South Africa. A pre-symposium technical visit and post-symposium training course will also take place. More information about the event can be found on the symposium website.  

 

Registration Open: Online registrationis open through 31 August. Space is limited, so we encourage you to register early!  Registrations will not be processed until full payment has been received. Due to the venue location, delegates will need to pre-pay for accommodations as part of the IAIA registration process; details regarding accommodation options are posted on the website.

 

Travel Details:Tips for travelingto Kruger National Park are posted on the symposium website.

 

Final Agenda:The final symposium agendais posted online as a PDF.

 

Sponsorship:Opportunities to sponsor the symposium are still available. Please visit http://www.iaia.org/conferences/iaia_resettlement/sponsors.phpfor a sponsorship brochure. A sincere thank you to our current sponsors: International Mining for Development Centre, Vale, and AngloAmerican.

 

 

2. IAIA15 updates (Training course proposals due 15 September)

 

IAIA15, the 35th annual IAIA conference, will be held 20-23 April 2015 in Florence, Italy. The IAIA15 website, including session submissions, will be launching soon!

 

Call for Training Course Proposals:  IAIA invites proposals for training courses to be delivered at IAIA15. Training courses may cover any aspect of impact assessment, but priority will be given to proposals that address member-driven demand for intermediate and advanced level training.  Proposals are due 15 September 2014and must follow the requirements set out in the Call for Training Courses.

 

 

 

3. IAIA14 proceedings available

 

Final papersfrom presenters participating in the IAIA14 Paper Review Process are available for download. Submitted PowerPoint presentationsare also available.

 

IAIA14, the 34th annual IAIA conference, was held 8-11 April 2014 in Viña del Mar, Chile.  For more information, visit http://www.iaia.org/conferences/iaia14/.  The Premier Sponsor of IAIA14 was the Inter-American Development Bank.

 

4. Award nominations invited

 

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 IAIA awards.  Submit a nomination online for the categories below by 5 September 2014. Winners will be recognized at IAIA's annual conference in April 2015 in Florence, Italy.

 

• IAIA Global Environment Award
• Rose-Hulman Award  
• Corporate Initiative Award  
• Institutional Award   
• Regional Award  
• Individual Award

 

 

5. Latest IAIA newsletter available

 

 

The July-August-September IAIA newsletteris available as a PDF online.  Check it out for a message from IAIA’s new Executive Director, announcement of the new IAPA editor, IAIA14 wrap-up numbers, a variety of new publications, member news, the new Rita R. Hamm IA Excellence Scholarship, and more!

 

Articles are invited by 5 Septemberfor the October-November-December issue of the IAIA newsletter. Professional practice articles should be a maximum of 150 words; send to professional practice news editor Bram Noble (b.noble@usask.ca) with a copy to shelli@iaia.org. General interest articles should be a maximum of 300 words; send to Shelli Schneider (shelli@iaia.org).

 

 

6. New hot topic video online

 

 

Check out IAIA’s new “hot topic” video!  Peter Croal discusses “Why corporate profitability depends on Indigenous Peoples’ consent.” (4:13)

 

Please feel free to share this link with colleagues or other interested parties. (If you are sharing via social media, you can use http://bit.ly/Croal.)  We recorded several other topical videos at IAIA14 and will be releasing more in the coming months.

 

 

7. IAPA Articles: June 2014 issue

 

 

The latest issue of Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal (Vol 32, Issue 2, June 2014) is available online – IAIA members, login as a memberto access the full text articles.  Non-members may view the Table of Contents and abstracts online.  In addition to the following articles, there are professional practice papers and book reviews.

 

• Would you do SEA if you didn’t have to? Reflections on acceptance or rejection of the SEA process (João & McLauchlan)


• The relative power of environmental assessment as a governance tool: organization and the case of the Nord Stream gas pipeline (Ifflander & Soneryd)


• Reading between the lines of the ‘Responsible Resource Development’ rhetoric: the use of omnibus bills to ‘streamline’ Canadian environmental legislation (Kirchhoff & Tsuji)


• International development projects by non-governmental organizations: an evaluation of the need for specific project management and appraisal tools (Golini & Landoni)


• Comparative evaluation of EIA systems in the Gulf Cooperation Council States (N. Al-Azri, Al-Busaidi, Sulaiman, & A. Al-Azri)


• Evaluation of environmental impact assessment effectiveness in Slovakia (Zvijáková, Zeleňáková, & Purcz)


• Environmental impact assessment of municipal solid waste disposal site in Tabriz, Iran using rapid impact assessment matrix (Taheri, Gholamalifard, Ghazizade, & Rahimoghli)

 

 

8. SEA training program in Africa

 

 

Applications to attend the Advanced International Training Program on Strategic Environmental Assessment 2015-2016 are due 30 September 2014. The program, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), invites civil servants, SEA practitioners, and strategic planners and decision-makers in selected countries in Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.  The application form and program brochure are available at www.niras.com(Development Consulting/International Training Programmes).  (Submitted by Karin Isaksson, Karin.isaksson@sida.se)

 

 

Published Date: 1393/04/30 - 11:54
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