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Fifth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP5) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

25-29 April 2011 | Geneva, Switzerland

Highlights for Friday, 29 April 2011
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
The fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP5) to the Stockholm Convention convened for its final day in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday, 29 April 2011.

During the morning delegates convened in plenary and adopted several decisions, including on: listing endosulfan in Annex A of the Convention; guidance on technical assistance; effectiveness evaluation; and the endorsement of seven Stockholm Convention regional centres.

During the afternoon plenary, delegates considered and agreed decisions on the needs assessment and facilitating work with regard to financial resources and mechanisms.

Plenary was suspended at 6:00pm pending the outcome of informal negotiations on recycling of BDEs and PFOS and DDT.

9:00pm COP5 continues consideration of decisions on DDT and synergies.

10:45pm plenary continues debating BDE decision without translation.

11:15pm plenary adopts CRP.21 on BDEs and PFOS.

12:10am President Blaha gavelled the meeting to a close.

POPs COP5 Continues - Day Five
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Poster in front foyer of the CICG post-agreement to list endosulfan in Annex A of the Stockholm Convention

COP5 President, Karel Blaha tapping his gavel
Romina Bocache, Argentina, applauding a decision

Isimeli Tuivaga, Fiji
Masa Nagai, Secretariat
Fredrick Sikabongo, Namibia
Sérgia Oliveira, Brazil

Latin American delegates in an informal discussion
Delegates from Canada and China

Kyunghee Choi, Republic of Korea
Stephan Michel, Switzerland
Barry Reville, Australia
Alphonse Fofo, Burundi

Swiss delegates in an informal discussion
European Union delegates in an informal discussion

Around the venue

Delegate visiting the Linkages POPs COP5 meeting page
Participants at the Risk Assessment for Priority Chemicals booth
Delegate at the IPEN booth

Participant at the Regional Activity Centre for Cleaner Production
Jennifer Federico, IPEN with Participants at the Annex A Café
Virginia Meneses, CETESB

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Related Links
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants resources
*POPs COP5 website
*POPs COP5 documents
*POPs COP5 annotated agenda
*POPs COP5 tentative schedule
*POPs COP5 scenario note

IISD RS resources
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of the Sixth Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC6) to the Stockholm Convention on POPs, 11-15 October 2010, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (Frech: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS coverage of the Simultaneous Extraordinary Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions (ExCOPs), and Eleventh Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council/ Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GCSS-11/GMEF), 22-26 February 2010, Bali, Indonesia
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of POPs POPRC-5, 12-16 October 2009, Geneva, Switzerland (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS coverage of POPs COP4, 4-8 May 2009, Geneva, Switzerland
*IISD RS archive of meetings on chemicals management, and backgrounder
*Chemicals-L - A news and announcement list on chemicals news and policy developments
*Sustainable Development Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of International Activities Preparing for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development
*SIDS Policy and Practice - A Knowledgebase on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States
*Biodiversity Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing International Biodiversity Policy
*Climate Change Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing Global Climate Change Policy
*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
*MEA Bulletin - Newsletter on key MEAs and their secretariats
*African Regional Coverage
*Latin America and Caribbean Regional Coverage
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