First meeting of the Small Intersessional Working Group on legal clarity

Montreux, Switzerland, from 2 to 3 June 2014

Venue: Golf Hotel René Capt, Rue Bon Port 33-35, 1820 Montreux. The meeting will open at 10 :00am on 2 June 2014 and is expected to close by 5:00pm on Wednesday 3 June.

Summary of outcomes: The first meeting of the Small Intersessional Working Group on legal clarity (SIWG) was held from 2 to 3 June 2014 in Montreux, Switzerland, thanks to the financial support from Switzerland. The SIWG prepared a revised version of the glossary of terms and prepared recommendations on options for further steps towards the consistent interpretation of terminology, including possible voluntary and legally binding options. The outcomes were prepared for the consideration of the Open-ended Working Group during its ninth meeting (16-19 September 2014, Geneva, Switzerland).

Meeting Documents

 
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Items: 7  
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.1/1Provisional agenda113 K 32.36 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.1/1/Add.1Annotations to the provisional agenda107 K 46.58 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.1/2Glossary of terms306.5 K 257.55 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.1/3Options for further steps towards the consistent interpretation of terminology130 K 67.75 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.1/4Report of the first meeting of the Small Intersessional Working Group on Legal Clarity (Montreux, 23 June 2014)167.5 K 124.7 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.1/INF/1Tentative schedule for the meeting127 K 43.29 K
UNEP/CHW/CLI_SIWG.1/INF/2/Rev.1Comments received from parties and others on the first draft glossary of terms6.11 MB 3.37 MB

Other Documents

 
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Items: 1  
UNEP/CHW/COP.11/BC-11/1Follow-up to the Indonesian-Swiss country-led initiative to improve the effectiveness of the Basel Convention43.5 K 36.15 K