International Association for Impact Assessment

Professional Development Program: Foundations of IA

Registration open 6 April - 23 May 2022


The leading global network on impact assessment

Impact assessment, simply defined, is the process of identifying the future consequences of a current or proposed action. IAIA is the leading global network on best practice in the use of impact assessment for informed decision making regarding policies, programs, plans and projects. Members of IAIA believe that impact assessment is a practical tool for helping meet today's needs without compromising the opportunities of future generations. Our members are our greatest asset.


IAIA Membership


Join IAIA members from over 120 nations in this inter-disciplinary network of individuals and organizations.

IAIA Events


IAIA's annual conferences and regional meetings promote lively exchange and learning opportunities.

IAIA Publications & Resources


IAIA's publications, trainings, and resources share best practices in the field of impact assessment.

IAIA Affiliates


Operating in 17 countries, IAIA Affiliates are independent organizations promoting impact assessment regionally.

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Save the date for "Celsius 1.5" in Cape Town

Save the date for "Celsius 1.5" in Cape Town

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Call for training course proposals

Call for training course proposals

Save the date for this climate change symposium, September 2022 in South Africa

Journal Editor Sought

Journal Editor Sought

Call for expressions of interest for the position of journal editor

Making the most of conference networking

Making the most of conference networking

Members-only webinar series focused on professional success

IAIA Mission, Vision & Values

IAIA is an organization with a voluntary membership of professionals from a diverse array of interests and organizations, all of whom are concerned with environmental stewardship and sustainability. Collectively, our goal is to protect, not harm, the earth and its environments and peoples.


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