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Background notes to the 2017 triple COPs

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Related Documents
UNEP-FAO-CHW-RC-POPS-COPS.2017-REL-BackgroundNotes.English.pdf
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Information submitted by the United Nations Environment Programme on the Global Chemicals Outlook (joint document)

Note by the Secretariat

The annex to the present note sets out information on the development of the second Global Chemicals Outlook in 2017-2018. The information has been submitted by the United Nations Environment Programme. The present note, including its annex, has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Information Documents
UNEP-CHW.13-INF-69.English.docx
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Provisional list of meeting documents organized by provisional agenda item

Note by the Secretariat

The annex to the present note sets out a provisional list of meeting documents for the thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention. The documents listed in the annex are grouped according to the items on the provisional agenda for the meeting to which they pertain. Documents that have three document symbols are joint documents that are submitted for consideration by the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions. The present note, including its annex, has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Information Documents
UNEP-CHW.13-INF-4.English.doc , UNEP-CHW.13-INF-4.English.pdf
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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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Revised draft factsheets on specific waste streams

Note by the Secretariat

As referred to in the note by the Secretariat on follow-up to the Indonesian-Swiss country-led initiative to improve the effectiveness of the Basel Convention (UNEP/CHW.13/4), the annex to the present note sets out revised draft factsheets on specific waste streams, 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:  
Information Documents
UNEP-CHW.13-INF-7.English.pdf
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2017 COPs tentative schedule of side events

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Agendas, Calendars and Timetables
UNEP-FAO-CHW-RC-POPS-COPS2017-SideEvent-Schedule-20170421.English.docx
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Technical assistance

The Conference of the Parties

1. Takes note of the information provided by the Secretariat on technical assistance for the implementation of the Convention; (1)

2. Welcomes the development of a database for the collection of information pertaining to the needs of parties for the implementation of the Convention, as well as information on available assistance;

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Decisions
UNEP-CHW-COP.12-BC-12-9.English.pdf , UNEP-CHW-COP.12-BC-12-9.English.doc
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Establishment Of Regional Centres For Training And Technology Transfer

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Decisions
UNEP-CHW-COP.2-BC-II-19.English.pdf
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Establishment Of Regional Or Subregional Centres For Training And Technology Transfer Regarding The Management Of Hazardous Wastes And Other Wastes And The Minimization Of Their Generation

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Decisions
UNEP-CHW-COP.4-BC-IV-4.English.pdf
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Regional Centres For Training And Technology Transfer

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Decisions
UNEP-CHW-COP.5-BC-V-5.English.pdf
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