Chemicals and Waste Negotiations Briefing

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Chemicals and Waste Negotiations Briefing

This briefing will provide an overview of the status of the negotiations related to chemicals and waste and upcoming important conferences.

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International Environment House I Chemin des Anémones 11-13 1219 Châtelaine-Geneva Switzerland

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  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

This Chemicals and Waste Negotiations briefing, organized within the framework of the Geneva Environment Network, will provide an overview of the work and key activities to advance the sound management of chemicals and waste globally. It will review the outcomes of the negotiations related to chemicals and waste that took place in 2022, and present the latest information on the important conferences scheduled in 2023, as well a follow-up on resolutions adopted at the UN Environment Assembly.

Next year, major negotiations on chemicals and waste include:

  • 1st Session of the Open Ended Working Group (OEWG1) of the Science-Policy Panel to contribute further to the sound management of chemicals and waste and to prevent pollution | Bangkok, Thailand, January-February 2023
  • 13th meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention (OEWG-13) | Geneva, Switzerland, February 2023
  • Resumed session of the 4th meeting of the Intersessional Process considering the Strategic Approach and sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020 | Nairobi, Kenya, February-March 2023
  • 16th Meeting of the COP to the Basel Convention, the 11th meeting of the COP to the Rotterdam Convention and the 11th Meeting of the COP to the Stockholm Convention (BRS COPs) | Geneva, Switzerland, May 2023, as well as subsidiary body meetings leading up to the BRS COPs
  • 5th Session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM5) | Bonn, Germany, September 2023
  • 5th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury | Geneva, Switzerland, October-November 2023

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This event will take place in a hybrid format, both in-person and virtually. Register on Webex for online attendance.

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