Third meeting of the Expert Working Group on Environmentally Sound Management

Konstanz, Germany, from 21 to 23 January 2015

Venue: Wolkenstein-Saal, Kulturzentrum am Münster, Katzgasse 5, 78462 Konstanz, Germany

Highlight: The expert working group on environmentally sound management 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 Conference of the Parties for consideration and possible adoption at its twelfth meeting (4-15 May 2015, Geneva, Switzerland).

Germany and Switzerland are kindly funding the third face-to-face meeting of the group.

Working Language: English only.

Outcome

At its third meeting, the expert working group on environmentally sound management finalised the texts of five draft practical manuals, revised the waste stream fact sheets and considered the work commenced on private sector incentives. It also approved two additional pilot projects and agreed that the development of a pilot project evaluation process and follow-up activities be included within its work programme. Another main outcome of the meeting was the development of a full draft work programme to be submitted for consideration and possible adoption at 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 on visiting Konstanz, Germany.