THE PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON “THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT OF THE INTEGRATED STEEL COMPLEX WITH INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE CENTRAL REGION OF DARKHAN-SELENGE
Dear representatives of Governors’ Office, NGOs, the private sector and citizens, herders, farmers in Darkhan-Uul province,Darkhan soum Darkhan-Uul province,Selenge province, Khuder of Selenge province,
We are pleased to invite you to the “Open public consultation on the draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of Integrated Steel Complex with Infrastructure in the central region of Darkhan –Selenge (Steel Complex project), jointly being organized by Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry (MMHI), Project Management Unit (PMU) of Mining Infrastructure and Investment Support Project (MINIS) and Consultant team.
The objective of the consultation: Provide information on the draft ESIA of Steel Complex Project, publicly disclose it, discuss the draft report among the related stakeholders and revise it by considering the comments made the relevant stakeholders into the draft and finalize.
Stakeholders: Local Governor Office of Darkha-Uul province, Local Governors, Citizen Representative Meeting, Department of Environment and Tourism,Division of Development Policy and Planning, Division of Agriculture, Public Administration Division, Infrastructure, Production and Service Division, Social Development Division, Local Governor Office of Darkhan-Uul soum, State Environmental Inspector, rangers, Kharaa Yoroo River Basin Authority, NGOs, civil society organizations and local communities and herders.
LOCATIONS, DATE AND VENUES OF THE CONSULTATIONS
LOCATION OF CONSULTATION
09: 00 am
Meeting Hall of Local Governor Office of Darkhan soum of Darkhan-Uul province
September 25, 2019
Khuder soum of Selenge province
September 26, 2019
Opening remarks – Moderator
Presentation 1 Introduction of MINIS
Presentation 2 Findings of the draft ESIA report of Integrated Steel Complex with Infrastructure in the central region of Darkhan –Selenge
Session for comments and recommendations
Collect the questionnaires - The consultant team
All verbal and written comments and concerns made by participants will be fully recorded and possible comments will be reflected in the draft ESIA report of the proposed project.
Your recommendations are valuable to the draft ESIA report of the proposed project and please carefully look at the consultation package and prepare your suggestion before coming to the consultation.
Consultation materials have been disclosed on subpages of MINIS website:
|http://www.minis.mn/en/article and http://minis.mn/en/p/consultation-overview.|
Also, hard copies have been placed at Local Governor Office and Citizen Representative Meeting Hall of aforementioned soums and aimags and been delivered the package to the key local stakeholders in person.
Interested stakeholders may visit to the relevant Local Governor Offices and Citizens’ Hall to review these documents and in order to provide opportunity for the local residents to comment on the draft report, feedback journals have been placed together with the package.
Therefore, after 14 days the consultation is held additional comments can be submitted through the following channels. Also, information about consultation can be obtained through the contacts in below:
Online feedback form:http://minis.mn/en/p/feedback-form
All participants will be informed about how their inputs and feedback have been taken into account in the draft ESIA report and also, this information will be publicly made available.
In this public consultation, your voice is a very important. We are looking forward your active participation.
THE MINING INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT SUPPORT PROJECT UNIT