Many steps towards a just transformation are required to embed the concepts of justice and social inclusion within ESIA and particularly to ensure follow-up of its recommendations. Project-level baseline data gathering and transferring these data into meaningful performance indicators requires attention EARLY, i.e., during ESIA preparation, to be able to set-up post-ESIA monitoring and auditing for sustainable projects.
The aims of this course, therefore, are to: improve understanding of the roles and responsibilities for environmental and social monitoring and auditing processes; explain how to set up systematic, robust systems of monitoring and compliance auditing; facilitate adoption of adaptive management using the data obtained during monitoring and auditing; and show how managers, companies, governments, finance institutions, etc., will use such information. Three facilitators will offer lectures and case studies, stimulate discussions, and activate group work. Participants’ learning outcomes of the course will be to:
Prerequisites: Participants must have knowledge of the ESIA process including the formulation of Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMPs) and some experience with project monitoring or auditing.
Duration: 2 days (22-23 April)
Price: US $480
Bryony Walmsley, Director, SAIEA (South Africa)
Defne Arisoy, Consultant, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (Turkiye)
Charlotte Bingham, EIA practitioner (USA)