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Chemicals and Waste Briefing

05/04/2017 - 10:00 - 12:00
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This briefing on chemicals and waste took place three weeks ahead of the thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-13), the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-8) and the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention (SC COP-8), to be held in Geneva, from 24 April to 5 May 2017. 

 

 

Agenda

10:00
Coffee & Tea

10:15
Welcome and Introduction

Achim HALPAAP, Head, Chemicals and Health Branch, UN Environment 
Rolph PAYET, Executive Secretary, Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions Secretariat 

10:20
Preparation of the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions Conferences of the Parties' Meetings (Geneva, 24 April-5 May 2017)
David OGDEN, Chief, Conventions Operations Branch, Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions Secretariat

Followed by questions and comments

11:00
2nd Round of Applications for the Special Programme (22 February to 20 June)
Nalini SHARMA, Programme Officer, Chemicals and Health Branch, UN Environment

Followed by questions and comments

11:20
1st Meeting of the Intersessional Process for SAICM and Sound Management of Chemicals Beyond 2020 (Brasilia, February 2017)
Brenda KOEKKOEK, Programme Officer, SAICM Secretariat

Followed by questions and comments 

12:00
Closing 

Summary

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Following questions and remarks by Japan, Argentina, Romania, Republic of Korea, Colombia, Indonesia, Peru, Kenya, India, Morrocco, Costa Rica, and Malta, the speakers provided additional information on various topics, including the High-Level Segment, the regional groups, accreditation/registration and other logistical issues.

More information and documents 

Links:

Basel, Rotterdam & Stockholm COPs Website: http://brsmeas.org/2017COPs