III. MECHANISMS FOR INTEGRATING ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS INTO SECTOR POLICIES AND FOR MONITORING
A. Experience and current mechanism for, and future direction of, coordination among relevant ministries and agencies
The EIA Interagency Committee, which plays an overall supervisory role, is convened by CEA and meets periodically. It is chaired by the Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, and includes representatives of all PAAs and NGOs. It assists CEA and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in overseeing the EIA process on a continuous basis.
The functions of the EIA Interagency Committee are: