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Annotations to the provisional agenda

Item 1

Opening of the meeting

1. 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 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 thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal 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:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Working documents, Agendas and Timetables
UNEP-FAO-RC-COP.8-1-Add.1.En.docx , UNEP-FAO-RC-COP.8-1-Add.1.En.pdf
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Proposal for activities to increase the number of notifications of final regulatory action

Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction

1. At its seventh meeting, in decision RC-7/1, on a proposal for activities to increase notifications of final regulatory action, the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade, among other things, urged Parties to exchange information in accordance with the provisions of the Convention by submitting notifications of final regulatory action for banned or severely restricted chemicals.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Working documents
UNEP-FAO-RC-COP.8-5-Rev.1.En.pdf , UNEP-FAO-RC-COP.8-5-Rev.1.En.docx
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Pentabromodiphenyl ether commercial mixtures: supporting documentation provided by the European Community

Note by the Secretariat

Addendum

Supporting documentation provided by the European Community
The Secretariat has the honour to provide, in the annex to the present note, documentation
received from the European Community1 to support its notification of final regulatory action for
pentabromodiphenyl ether commercial mixtures as industrial chemicals. The documentation has not
been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Working documents, FRA Supporting Documentation
UNEP-FAO-RC-CRC.7-8-Add.2.En.pdf , UNEP-FAO-RC-CRC.7-8-Add.2.En.pdf , UNEP-FAO-RC-CRC.7-8-Add.2.En.pdf
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Dicofol: Supporting documentation provided by the European Union

The Secretariat has the honour to provide, in the annex to the present note, documentation received from the European Union to support its notification of final regulatory action for dicofol as a pesticide. The documentation has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Working documents, FRA Supporting Documentation
UNEP-FAO-RC-CRC.8-4-Add.1.En.pdf
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Dicofol: Supporting documentation provided by Japan

The Secretariat has the honour to provide, in the annex to the present note, documentation received from Japan to support its notification of final regulatory action for dicofol. The documentation has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Working documents, FRA Supporting Documentation
UNEP-FAO-RC-CRC.8-4-Add.2.En.pdf
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Trichlorfon: Supporting documentation provided by the European Community (reissued for technical reasons)

The Secretariat has the honour to provide, in the annex to the present note, documentation received from the European Union to support its notification of final regulatory action for trichlorfon as a pesticide. The documentation has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Working documents, FRA Supporting Documentation
UNEP-FAO-RC-CRC.8-5-Add.1.En.pdf
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Clearing-house mechanism for information exchange (joint document)

Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction

1. In decisions BC-12/21, RC-7/11 and SC-7/29, on the clearing-house mechanism for information exchange, 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, respectively, took note of the proposed joint clearing-house mechanism strategy and invited Parties and others to provide comments on the strategy.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Working documents
UNEP-FAO-RC-COP.8-22.En.docx , UNEP-FAO-RC-COP.8-22.En.pdf
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Trichlorfon: Supporting documentation provided by Brazil (reissued for technical reasons)

The Secretariat has the honour to provide, in the annex to the present note, documentation received from Brazil to support its notification of final regulatory action for trichlorfon as a pesticide. The documentation has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Working documents, FRA Supporting Documentation
UNEP-FAO-RC-CRC.8-5-Add.2.En.pdf
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Cyhexatin: supporting documentation provided by Brazil

Note by the Secretariat

Addendum

The annex to the present note sets out the documentation received from Brazil to support its
notification of final regulatory action for cyhexatin as a pesticide. The documentation has not been
formally edited.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
FRA Supporting Documentation, Working documents
UNEP-FAO-RC-CRC.9-5-Add.2.En.pdf
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Lead carbonate: supporting documentation provided by Jordan

Note by the Secretariat

Addendum

The annex to the present note sets out the documentation provided by Jordan to support its
notification of final regulatory action for lead carbonate as an industrial chemical. The documentation
has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
FRA Supporting Documentation, Working documents
UNEP-FAO-RC-CRC.9-7-Add.1.En.pdf
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