The Kiev Protocol requires states to evaluate the consequences of their official draft plans and programmes, and, to the extent appropriate, policies and legislation that are likely to have significant environmental effects.
Adopted: 21 May 2003
Opened for signature: 21 May 2003
Entered into force: 11 July 2010
Parties: 33 (including the European Union) (see table below)
More information on the Kiev Protocol, including the text, is available here.
The current status of the Kiev Protocol is available here.
The following articles related to the Kiev Protocol were published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin:
|Parties to the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Espoo Convention (Kiev Protocol)|
|Albania||Denmark||Luxembourg||Republic of Moldova|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Hungary*||Norway||Spain*|
|Czech Republic*||Lithuania||Romania*||European Union|
* Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.