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Annotations to the provisional agenda

Item 1

Opening of the meeting

1. The thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal will be held at the Geneva International Conference Centre, 17 rue de Varembé, Geneva, from 24 April to 5 May 2017,
back-to-back with the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. The meetings will feature joint sessions on joint issues. The meetings will be opened at 10 a.m. on Monday, 24 April 2017, by the three presidents of the conferences of the Parties.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Agendas, Calendars and Timetables, Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-CHW.13-1-Add.1.English.doc , UNEP-CHW.13-1-Add.1.English.pdf
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Reviews of the synergies arrangements for the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (joint document)

Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction

1. At the 2015 meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, the conferences of the Parties to the three conventions adopted decisions BC-12/20, RC-7/10 and SC-7/28, respectively, on enhancing cooperation and coordination among the conventions. Through these decisions, the conferences of the Parties, among other things, mandated three reviews:

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-CHW.13-22.English.docx , UNEP-CHW.13-22.English.pdf
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Stockholm Convention regional and subregional centres for capacity-building and the transfer of technology

Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction

1. In paragraph 11 of decision SC-7/17, on Stockholm Convention regional and subregional centres for capacity-building and the transfer of technology, the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants requested the Stockholm Convention regional and subregional centres to submit to the Secretariat:

Instrument:  
Stockholm Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-POPS-COP.8-16-Rev.1.English.docx , UNEP-POPS-COP.8-16-Rev.1.English.pdf
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Technical guidelines (Corrigendum)

Note by the Secretariat

Corrigendum

1. Paragraph 9

After the first sentence insert

Thereafter, the group met in Bonn, Germany, from 20 to 22 February 2017, to address outstanding issues in all six of the draft technical guidelines on persistent organic pollutant wastes referred to in paragraphs 10, 11 and 12 (a)–(d) below. It prepared revised versions of those draft technical guidelines for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its thirteenth meeting, as indicated in paragraph 15 below. The group requested that the supporting information on the concentration levels to define the low persistent organic pollutant content values for persistent organic pollutants listed in Annexes A, B and C to the Stockholm Convention be made available to the Conference of the Parties at its thirteenth meeting. That information is set out in document UNEP/CHW.13/INF/66.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Guidance and Guidelines, Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-CHW.13-6-Corr.1.English.docx , UNEP-CHW.13-6-Corr.1.English.pdf
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Follow-up to the Indonesian-Swiss country-led initiative to improve the effectiveness of the Basel Convention: Draft work programme of the expert working group on environmentally sound management

Note by the Secretariat

1. As referred to in document UNEP/CHW.13/4, the annex to the present note sets out the draft work programme of the expert working group on environmentally sound management. The draft work programme, as adopted by the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, has been annotated to include two additional columns: the first providing information on the status of activities, and the second providing proposals for the 20182019 work programme.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-CHW.13-4-Add.3.English.docx , UNEP-CHW.13-4-Add.3.English.pdf
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Proceedings and list of participants

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Meeting Reports, Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-CHW-RC-POPS-RM.17-CEE-Report.English.pdf
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Report of the meeting of the small intersessional working group on technical guidelines on persistent organic pollutants

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents), Meeting Reports
UNEP-CHW-POP-SIWG.2-10.English.docx , UNEP-CHW-POP-SIWG.2-10.English.pdf
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Follow-up to the Indonesian-Swiss country-led initiative to improve the effectiveness of the Basel Convention: revised set of draft practical manuals for the promotion of the environmentally sound management of wastes

Note by the Secretariat

As referred to in document UNEP/CHW.13/4, the annex to the present note contains the revised set of draft practical manuals for the promotion of the environmentally sound management of wastes, prepared by the expert working group on environmentally sound management on the basis of the comments received from Parties and others. The present note, including its annex, has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-CHW.13-4-Add.1.English.pdf , UNEP-CHW.13-4-Add.1.English.docx
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Programme of the regional preparatory meeting for the meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents), Agendas, Calendars and Timetables
UNEP-CHW-RC-POPS-RM.17-GRULAC-AGEN.English.pdf
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Tentative programme of the working session on the Minamata Convention

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents), Agendas, Calendars and Timetables
UNEP-CHW-RC-POPS-RM.17-GRULAC-Programme.English.pdf
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