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.

Highlight: The Small Intersessional Working Group on legal clarity (SIWG) is meeting with a view to finalizing the glossary of terms; to prepare recommendations as to whether any terms defined in previously adopted technical guidelines and guidance documents as well as the framework for the environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes and other wastes need to be updated as a result; to prepare recommendations as to whether further guidance would be useful; and to prepare recommendations on the options for further steps towards the consistent interpretation of terminology, including possible voluntary and legally binding options. The outcome of the meeting will be considered by the Open-ended Working Group during its ninth meeting (16-19 September 2014, Geneva, Switzerland). Funding for the meeting is provided by Switzerland. 

Working Language: English

Meeting Documents

 
Document symbolTitleEnglish
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

 
Document symbolTitleEnglish
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