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AGENDA 
FOR THE SECOND SESSION OF THE IFCS
 
MONDAY, 10  FEBRUARY
 
Opening Session and Plenary:
Morning 
Organizational Matters concerning Forum II
 
Afternoon
Future Meetings of the IFCS
Consideration of procedural issues
Trust Fund financial statement 
Election of officers and ISG members
 
There will also be a Thematic Session, "In Partnership for Global Chemical Safety," sponsored by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)   

TUESDAY, 11 FEBRUARY
 
Plenary: Presentation of working papers and initial discussion
Morning
Programme Area E - Strengthening national capabilities and capacities for management of chemicals
Programme Area B - Harmonization of classification of labelling of chemicals
Programme Area C - Information exchange on toxic chemicals and chemical risks
 
Afternoon
Topics will be introduced for discussion
IFCS's role in shaping emerging concerns, etc. 
Issue of a possible legal integrated international legal mechanism for the management of hazardous chemicals
 
Regional group meetings will also convene. 

WEDNESDAY, 12 FEBRUARY 
 
Plenary: Presentation of working papers and initial discussion
Morning 
Programme Area A - Expanding and accelerating international assessment of chemical risks
Programme Area D - Establishment of risk reduction programmes
 
Regional group meetings
 
Afternoon
Plenary: discussions and decisions
  Programme area C
  Programme area B

THURSDAY, 13 FEBRUARY
 
Morning
Plenary: discussions and decisions 
Programme area A
Programme area D
Programme area E
President's Progress Report
 Regional Meeting Reports
 
Afternoon
IFCS's role in shaping emerging concerns, etc
Issue of possible integrated international legal mechanism for the management of hazardous chemicals
Reports from topical working groups (if any)

 
FRIDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 
 
Plenary:
Review of conclusions and recommendations, adoption of meeting report
Adminstrative items
Any other business
Closing the meetings

 
Post-meetings on Friday (tentative)
 
Bureau meeting
proposed ad hoc working group for the agenda