Second meeting of the Expert Working Group on Environmentally Sound Management

Jakarta, Indonesia, from 29 to 31 May 2014

Venue: Grand Kemang Hotel, Jalan Kemang Raya 2H, Jakarta 12730, Indonesia.

Highlight: The expert working group is expected to consider the intersessional work undertaken by it to further elaborate and implement actions on initial short-term work items for the implementation of environmentally sound management. In addition, it will consider its draft work programme for additional priorities and key work items and actions. The expert working group will report on its activities and submit its work programme to the Open-ended Working Group for consideration at its ninth meeting in September 2014 and subsequently to the Conference of the Parties for consideration and possible adoption at its twelfth meeting.

The European Union, Japan and Switzerland are kindly funding the second face-to-face meeting of the group.

The meeting is organised by the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions in collaboration with the Basel Convention Regional Centre for South-East Asia in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Working Language: English only.

Outcome

At its second meeting, the expert working group on environmentally sound management considered and further developed work commenced during the intersessional period, in particular work on pilot projects, fact sheets for certain waste streams, practical manuals on environmentally sound management, as well as work on private sector incentives. The group also finalised its draft work programme for submission to and consideration by the ninth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group. Finally, the group discussed the timeline of its activities prior to the ninth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group and the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

Meeting Documents

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Information Documents

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Information for Participants

Please click the link to access an information note prepared by the Basel Convention Regional Centre for South-East Asia.