Third meeting of the Small Intersessional Working Group on legal clarity

Geneva, Switzerland, from 21 to 22 September 2015

Venue: International Environment House 1 (IEH-1), 13-15 chemin des Anémones, CH-1219, Châtelaine, Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting will open at 9 :00am on Monday 21 September 2015 and is expected to close by 6:00pm on Tuesday 22 September 2015.

Summary of outcomes: The third meeting of the Small Intersessional Working Group on legal clarity (SIWG) was held from 21 to 22 September 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland, thanks to the financial support from Japan. The SIWG prepared a revised version of the glossary of terms. The glossary will be considered by the Open-ended Working Group during its tenth meeting ( 30 May – 2 June 2016, Nairobi, Kenya).

Practical Information

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Meeting Documents

 
Document SymbolTitleEnglish
Items: 6  
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.3/1Provisional agenda55.24 K 26.17 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.3/1/Add.1/Rev.1Annotations to the provisional agenda95.46 K 41.01 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.3/2Glossary of terms128.72 K 95.73 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.3/3Report of the third meeting of the Small Intersessional Working Group on Legal Clarity (Geneva, 21-22 September 2015)138.92 K 111.76 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.3/INF/1Scenario note101.4 K 42.69 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.3/INF/2List of participants63.56 K 38.71 K

Other Documents

 
Document SymbolTitleEnglish
Items: 6  
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.2/4Report of the second meeting of the Small Intersessional Working Group on Legal Clarity (Konstanz, 25-26 January 2015)130.94 K 109.02 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.3/PRESEN/PresentationPresentation by the Secretariat132.78 K
UNEP/CHW.12/3/Add.2Follow-up to the Indonesian-Swiss country-led initiative to improve the effectiveness of the Basel Convention: a set of practical manuals for the promotion of the environmentally sound management of wastes454 K 746.24 K
UNEP/CHW.12/5/Add.1/Rev.1Technical guidelines: Technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electrical and electronic waste and used electrical and electronic equipment, in particular regarding the distinction between waste and non-waste under the Basel Convention215.51 K 256.69 K
UNEP/CHW.12/27Report of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal on the work of its twelfth meeting2.06 MB 3.6 MB
UNEP/CHW.12/INF/55Comments from parties and others on the draft glossary of terms: Providing further legal clarity 3.12 MB 534.38 K

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