Venue: Wolkenstein-Saal, Kulturzentrum am Münster, Katzgasse 5, 78462 Konstanz, Germany. The meeting will open at 9:00am on 19 January 2015 and is expected to close by 5:30pm on Tuesday 20 January 2015.
Highlight: The Small Intersessional Working Group (SIWG) on technical guidelines on e-waste is meeting with a view to consider and advance the work on the draft technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electronic and electrical waste and used electrical and electronic equipment, in particular regarding the distinction between waste and non-waste under the Basel Convention. Another objective of the meeting is to consider and agree on the texts for paragraph 26(b) of the document UNEP/CHW/OEWG.9/INF6 rev.1 agreed at the Open-ended Working Group meeting in September 2014. The outcome of the meeting will be considered by the Conference of the Parties during its twelfth meeting (4-15 May 2015, Geneva, Switzerland). Funding for the meeting is provided by Japan.
Working Language: English