Public Comment on Draft SES Guidance Notes

UNDP invites public comment on two new draft Guidance Notes that support implementation of the SES.

The comment period will close June 30, 2017. All comments should be sent to

Please click below to access the draft Guidance Notes:

Biodiversity and Sustainable Natural Resource Management:

Guidance on how to determine when SES Standard 1 is relevant; how to assess and manage biodiversity and natural resource impacts; and how to address specific SES requirements for projects that could potentially lead to adverse impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems.

Stakeholder Engagement:

Guidance on stakeholder engagement, public disclosure, and grievance redress mechanisms; stakeholder analysis; and development of stakeholder engagement plans.


All available guidance notes can be accessed through UNDP’s SES Toolkit.


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