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‘Social Impact Assessment (SIA) includes the processes of analysing, monitoring and managing the intended and unintended social consequences, both positive and negative, of planned interventions (policies, programs, plans, projects) and any social change processes invoked by those interventions. Its primary purpose is to bring about a more sustainable and equitable biophysical and human environment.’ International Principles for Social Impact Assessment

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Call for papers on Gender in Impact Assessment & Management

27 May 2019
Online, Other Countries
IAIA’s journal, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal (IAPA), is planning a special issue on gender and impact assessment and management. Original research papers, case studies, and conceptual papers between 5,000-8,000 words on experiences with integrating, analyzing, and addressing gender in impact assessment and management are invited. Abstracts are due 30 August 2019 and full papers 30 March in 2020. More details are available at https://think.taylorandfrancis.com/gender-in-impact-assessment-and-management/?

Launch of the Extractives-led Local Economic Diversification (ELLED) Framework

17 April 2019
Online, Other Countries
Mining Shared Value (MSV), an initiative of Engineers Without Borders Canada, has launched the Extractives-led Local Economic Diversification (ELLED) Framework in partnership with the World Bank’s Energy and Extractives Global Practice. The ELLED Framework is an online tool that supports host country policymakers in understanding and implementing policies to increase local participation in extractive industry value chains, while leveraging the sector to create more diversified economies. The tool is freely available in the ELLED website: https://www.elledframework.org/

New publicly available Human Rights Impact Assessment Report

11 March 2019
Online, Oceania
The Danish Institute of Human Rights just published the HRIA they conducted for Total S.A. on the Papua Liquefied Natural Gas Project - with a focus on gender, security and conflict. Available for download at: https://www.humanrights.dk/publications/papua-lng-human-rights-impact-assessment

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(Senior) Social Development Specialist

18 March 2019
Luxemburg, Europe
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is looking for a (Senior) Social Development Specialist to join their team at the Environment, Climate and Social Office. Deadline for application is April 1st.
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