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Tip Sheet on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA): Peace and Security

Main recommendations extracted from the SEA of the Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) for Peace and Security Action Area

In compliance with the Cabinet Directive on the Environmental Assessment of Policy, Plan and Program Proposals, GAC has produced a strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of its Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) and its action area policies. The purpose of the SEA is to assess the potential environmental effects, either positive or negative, associated with the FIAP and its action area policies and to incorporate the results in the development of these policies in order to reduce potential adverse environmental effects and enhance environmental and developmental outcomes.

Summary of the Peace and Security Action Area priority pathways: Canada will direct assistance towards three paths of action: improving multilateral management of peace and security challenges; supporting inclusive and gender-responsive violent conflict prevention, crisis response and sustainable peace in fragile and conflict-affected states, and; supporting gender-responsive security threat reduction and security system reform. 

What are the environmental sustainability issues and linkages?

What are the potential environmental effects of the proposed pathways?

What are the proposed measures to minimise potential adverse environmental effects and increase positive development outcomes?

A range of measures can be taken to address environmental issues related to peace and security and enhance positive outcomes, including:

For more information, consult the Public Statement: Strategic Environmental Assessment of Action Areas under Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy

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