The development of guidance on the development of inventories under the 2014-2015 work programme of the Committee is a continuation of its activities under its 2012-2013 work programme . A Methodological guide for the development of inventories of hazardous wastes and other wastes under the Basel Convention (October 2013 draft) was considered by the Committee during its tenth meeting.The Committee agreed to invite Parties and others to comment thereon by 31 January 2014. Comments received are set out in the table below. A revised version of the methodological guide (8 May 2014) taking into account comments received was prepared by the Committee and consulted with the Open-ended Working Group during its ninth meeting at what time comments were transmitted by the European Union and its member States. The matter was again considered by the Committee during its eleventh meeting at what time the Committee requested the Secretariat to prepare, under the guidance of the lead Committee member, a revised draft accordingly, for endorsement by the Committee through electronic means and subsequent submission to the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties for consideration and adoption.
At its twelfth meeting, the Conference of the Parties considered and adopted
the Methodological guide on the developments of inventories (Decision BC-12/7).