The Arctic EIA project worked under the auspices of the Arctic Council and its Sustainable
Development Working Group.
The aim of the project was to improve the application of environmental impact assessments
(EIA) in the Arctic region. The project gathered examples of existing good practices across
the Arctic, identified areas where improvements are needed and formulated associated
recommendations. These recommendations and good practice examples are being shared
here with proponents, authorities, consultants, other stakeholders and the public to raise
awareness, while relying on the Arctic states’ governments to enhance their application