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 Monday, 6 May 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 Convention (BC), Rotterdam Convention (RC) and Stockholm Convention (SC) convened for an eighth day on Monday, 6 May 2013. Delegates met throughout the day in plenary, considering issues under BC COP11.

During the morning, BC COP11 “virtually” adopted decisions on:
Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment (PACE); technical guidelines for environmentally-sound management of mercury wastes; resource mobilization and sustainable financing; and the process for evaluating the performance and sustainability of BC regional and coordinating centres.

During the afternoon, plenary reconvened briefly, "virtually" adopting a decision on cooperation with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and adopting the report of the meeting. Participants agreed to reconvene BC COP11 on Tuesday, 7 May, to consider outstanding matters.

Contact groups on Compliance and Legal Matters, Budget and Synergies, Technical Assistance and Financial Resources, Strategic Matters, and Technical Matters, met throughout the day.

.
Matthias Kern, Joint Secretariat, and Contact Group on Technical Matters Co-Chair Michael Ernst (Germany)
Morning Session
Franz Perrez (Switzerland), Basel Convention COP11 President, and David Ogden, Joint Secretariat
SC COP6 President Osvaldo Patricio Álvarez (Chile) and Anne Daniel, Canada
Shunichi Honda, Japan
Mafile'o Masi, Tonga and Fuatino Leota, Samoa

Contact Groups
Miguel Araujo, El Salvador, intervenes in the Contact Group on Strategic Matters.
Julie Croteau, Canada, in the Contact Group on Technical Matters.
Abiola Olanipekun, Joint Secretariat, Nasser Heidari, Iran, and Gabi Eigenmann, Switzerland, in the Contact Group on Budget and Synergies.
Delegates from Iran in the Contact Group on Technical Assistance and Financial Resources.

Side Events
At lunch, delegates attended a side event on "E-waste related work in WIPO and ILO." The event was organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).
A lunchtime side event on "Harmonized Electronic Reporting Systems for Basel and Stockholm Conventions Joint Clearing House Mechanism." The event was organized by the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions.

Afternoon Session
Alabo Wokama, Nigeria
Victoria Romero, Mexico
Franz Perrez (Switzerland), Basel Convention COP11 President
Jeanelle Kelly, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Malverne Spencer, Antigua and Barbuda
Delegates chatting after the session.


Around the Venue
Claudia Dumitru and Mihaela Claudia Paun, Romania
Silhouettes of delegates in the snack bar.
 
Delegates conferring before plenary.

Daily web coverage (click on the following links to see our daily web pages)

Related Links
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.