FIRST TRIENNIAL ASSESSMENT OF PROGRESS
28 November 2017
The second is the Summary of Public Input on the Progress Report of the Partiesdeveloped as a product of the public consultation process following the release of the Progress Report of the Parties (PROP) in September 2016 and the Draft TAP report in January 2017. [...] Article 7.1 (k) of the GLWQA charges the IJC with the responsibility of providing to the Parties, in consultation with the Boards established under Article 8, a triennial “Assessment of Progress Report” that includes: (i) a review of the Progress Report of the Parties; (ii) a summary of Public input on the Progress Report of the Parties; (iii) an assessment of the extent to which programs and othe. [...] IJC reports on the GLWQA Since the GLWQA was revised in 1978, the IJC has been assigned the responsibility of assessing and reporting on the progress made toward achieving the objectives of the Agreement and the effectiveness of programs and measures used under the agreement. [...] Purpose The Agreement requires the IJC’s triennial assessment to include “consideration of the most recent State of the Lakes Report.” This chapter discusses the challenges of assessing the condition of the Great Lakes and communicating status and trends with the public. [...] The Agreement requires the IJC’s triennial assessment to include “consideration of the most recent State of the Lakes Report.” One of IJC’s responsibilities under the GLWQA is to assess the progress made by the Parties towards achieving the objectives of the agreement.