Linkages
News the ENB team About us Funders Activities Links Search IISD.org RSS Share on Facebook
Daily Web Coverage
IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) has produced daily web coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis from this meeting. To download our reports, click the HTML or PDF icons below.
Daily Web Coverage English version French version
htm
pdf
htm
pdf
Curtain Raiser HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
28 April HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
29 April HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
30 April HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
1 May HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
2 May HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
3 May HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
4 May HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
6 May HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
7 May HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
8 May HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
9 May HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
10 May & Summary HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
Summary Report English version French version
htm
pdf
htm
pdf
13 May HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
  Compilation in English   Compilation in French
 
pdf
 
pdf
13 May   PDF format  
Format PDF
Loading...
Sign up for ENB
Sign up for Chemicals-L
Chemicals and Wastes Policy & Practice

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 Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Daily web coverage (click on the following links to see our daily web pages)

2013 COPs Sustainable SynergiesThe Ordinary and Extraordinary Meetings of the COPs to the Basel, Stockholm and Rotterdam conventions convened for a third day on Tuesday, 30 April 2013. Delegates met throughout the day in plenary to consider issues under SC COP5.

During the morning, SC COP5 addressed organizational matters and rules of procedure, and initiated discussions on listing hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) in Annex A of the Stockholm Convention.

During the afternoon plenary session, participants discussed POPRC developments, National Implementation Plans (NIPs), and exemptions.

In the morning, contact groups met on Compliance and Other Legal Matters as well as Budget and Synergies. These two groups also convened in the afternoon, along with a contact group on Technical Assistance and Financial Resources. A fourth contact group, on HBCD, met in the evening.

.
The sculpture of an Inuit mother and child, a gift from the Inuit Circumpolar Council to Former UNEP Executive Director Klaus Topfer at SC INC2, was displayed on the dais.
Related Links
Morning Session
.
Panel (L-R): Jim Willis, Executive Secretary of the Stockholm, Basel and Rotterdam Conventions, and Osvaldo Patricio Álvarez (Chile), Stockholm Convention COP6 President.
Reginald Hernaus (L) and Cees Luttikhuizen (R), the Netherlands
Shaima Hassan Awidat (L) and Yousef Dougha (R), Libya
Hala Al-Easa, Qatar
Maurizio Biasini, Italy
Juan Miguel T. Cuna, the Philippines
Farah Bouqartacha, Morocco
Andrzej Jagusiewicz, Poland
Mario Vega, Costa Rica
Bjorn Hansen, EU
Victoria Romero, Mexico
Christine Kasedde, Uganda
Virginia Poter, Canada
Simon Figueroa, Venezuela
POPRC Chair Reiner Arndt, Germany
Pamela Miller, IPEN
Tiffany Immingan, Alaska Community Action on Toxics and Global Indigenous Peoples Caucus

Contact Group on Compliance and Other Legal Matters
(L-R): Anne Daniel (Canada) and Jimena Nieto (Colombia), co-chaired the group.
The group discussing the draft decision on BC compliance.

Side Events
At lunch, delegates attended a side event on "Safe and Effective Alternatives to the Use of DDT in Malaria Vector Control," organized by Pesticide Action Network, Biovision Foundation and International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN).
Delegates attended a lunchtime side event on "Second phase of the POPs GMP," organized by UNEP Chemicals, WHO, RECETOX and the Joint Secretariat.

Afternoon Session
.
Panel (L-R): Jim Willis, Executive Secretary of the Stockholm, Basel and Rotterdam Conventions; Osvaldo Patricio Álvarez (Chile), Stockholm Convention COP6 President; Kei Ohno, Joint Secretariat; and Melisa T.S. Lim, Joint Secretariat.
Diallo Halimatou Tandeta, Guinea-Bissau
Jean-Claude Emene, Democratic Republic of Congo
Hassan Azhar, Maldives
Veari Kula, Papua New Guinea
Joseph Gungunhana, Mozambique
Andrew McNee, Australia
Shuji Tamura, Japan
Gamini Manuweera, Joint Secretariat

Afternoon Contact Groups
Technical Assistance and Financial Resources Co-Chairs Mohammed Khashashneh (Jordan) and Reginald Hernaus (the Netherlands).
Budget and Synergies Co-Chair Gregor Filyk (Canada).

Around the Venue
L-R: Stephen Long, Christine Lukas and Jacques Migniot, European HBCD Industry Group
A delegate from Côte d'Ivoire.
A delegate from Cameroon.
Participants mingle at an information booth.

Daily web coverage (click on the following links to see our daily web pages)
Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions resources

*Meetings website

*Meetings documents

*Side Events

*Exhibitions

*Briefings

*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
View HTML version Questions about the content of this page? E-mail the Digital Editor
| Back to IISD RS "Linkages" | Visit IISDnet | Send e-mail to IISD RS |
© 201
3, IISD. All rights reserved.