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Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP11), Sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP6), Sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention (SC COP6) and Second simultaneous extraordinary meetings of the three conferences of the Parties to the three conventions (ExCOPs2)

28 April - 10 May 2013 | Geneva, Switzerland

Coverage on Sunday, 28 April 2013
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2013 COPs Sustainable Synergies

Basel Convention COP11, Rotterdam Convention COP6, Stockholm Convention COP6, and the second simultaneous extraordinary meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the three conventions (ExCOPs2) convened for its first day on Sunday, 28 April 2013.

In the morning delegates participated in the opening ceremony of the three ordinary and extraordinary COPs, adopted the ExCOPs agenda, addressed organizational matters, and initiated discussion on enhancing cooperation and collaboration among the conventions.

During the afternoon, delegates initiated consideration of technical assistance and financial resources in Simultaneous Sessions of the Ordinary COPs, and forwarded further discussions to a contact group.

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Singers serenaded delegates before the opening plenary.
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Morning Session
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Panel (L-R): Clayton Campanhola, Executive Secretary, Rotterdam Convention; Jim Willis, Executive Secretary of the Stockholm, Basel and Rotterdam Conventions; Osvaldo Patricio Álvarez (Chile), Stockholm Convention COP6 President; Magdalena Balicka (Poland), Rotterdam Convention COP6 President; Franz Perrez (Switzerland), Basel Convention COP11 President; and David Ogden, Joint Secretariat.
Osvaldo Patricio Álvarez (Chile), Stockholm Convention COP6 President
Magdalena Balicka (Poland), Rotterdam Convention COP6 President
Franz Perrez (Switzerland), Basel Convention COP11 President
Bakary Kante, UNEP Division of Environmental Law and Conventions (DELC)
Clayton Campanhola, Executive Secretary, Rotterdam Convention
Jim Willis, Executive Secretary of the Stockholm, Basel and Rotterdam Conventions
David Ogden, Joint Secretariat, introduced the launch of the "Synergies" mobile phone app, which he noted was developed, pro bono, by the company Zeros 2 Heroes Media.
Juliette Voinov Kohler, Basel Convention Policy and Legal Advisor

Regional Representatives
Ireland, on behalf of the EU and its Member States and Croatia
Czech Republic, on behalf of the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region
Mexico, on behalf of the Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
Kenya, on behalf of the African group
Jordan, on behalf of the Asia-Pacific region

Side Events
At lunch, a side event was held on "Chemicals and waste conventions as contributors and the future SDGs" organized by UNEP Division of Early Warning and Assessment, UNEP Chemicals and Switzerland.
Delegates attended a lunchtime side event on "Impact on the Ground" organized by the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

Afternoon Session

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Panel (L-R): Kerstin Stendahl, Deputy Executive Secretary of the Stockholm, Basel and Rotterdam Conventions; Jim Willis, Executive Secretary of the Stockholm, Basel and Rotterdam Conventions; Franz Perrez (Switzerland), Basel Convention COP11 President; Magdalena Balicka (Poland), Rotterdam Convention COP6 President; Osvaldo Patricio Álvarez (Chile), Stockholm Convention COP6 President; and David Ogden, Joint Secretariat.
Adel Shafei Osman, Egypt
Jorge Corrales, Panama
Oleg Pecheniuk, Kyrgyzstan


Around the Venue
A performer twirls and tosses the Swiss flag before the opening plenary.
Participants gathering reading materials.
Delegates arriving for the opening plenary of the meetings.
Members of the Joint Secretariat surveying a packed plenary room.

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*Background to the organization of 2013 COPs and ExCOPs

*ExCOPs-1, 22-24 February 2010, Bali, Indonesia


IISD RS resources

*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of the Eighth Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-8) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), 15-19 October 2012, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF)

*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of the Eighth meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC 8) of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure (PIC) for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade, 19-23 March 2012, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF)

*IISD RS coverage of BC COP-10, 17-21 October 2011, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

*IISD RS coverage of RC COP-5, 20-24 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of POPRC-7, 10-14 October 2011, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF) (Spanish: HTML - PDF)

*IISD RS coverage of SC COP-5, 25-29 April 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of POPRC-6, 11-15 October 2010, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF)

*IISD RS coverage of ExCOPs-1, and Eleventh Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council/ Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GCSS-11/GMEF), 22-26 February 2010, Bali, Indonesia

*IISD RS Briefing Note of the POPRC-5, 12-16 October 2009, Geneva, Switzerland (HTML - PDF)

*IISD RS coverage of SC COP4, 4-8 May 2009, Geneva, Switzerland

*IISD RS coverage of RC COP-4, 27-31 October 2008, Rome, Italy

*IISD RS coverage of BC COP-9, 23-27 June 2008, Bali, Indonesia

*IISD RS coverage of BC COP-8, 27 November - 1 December 2006, Nairobi, Kenya

*IISD RS archive of meetings on chemicals management

*Chemicals-L - A news and announcement list on chemicals and wastes news and policy developments

*Chemicals and Wastes Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of International Activities Addressing Chemicals and Wastes Policy

*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
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