Invitation for comments on the background information related to a possible future assessment of the effectiveness of the measures taken to address plastic waste and to possible further activities that could be conducted under the Basel Convention

During the online segment of its twelfth meeting, the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) considered possible future assessment of the effectiveness of the measures taken under the Basel Convention to address plastic waste and to possible further activities that could be conducted under the Basel Convention (UNEP/CHW/OEWG.12/7, UNEP/CHW/OEWG.12/INF/20).

The OEWG-12 agreed to invite the Parties and observers to submit to the Secretariat, by 30 September 2020, comments on the information set out in annexes I and II to document UNEP/CHW/OEWG.12/INF/20, and to request the Secretariat to take into account the comments received when revising the products contained in the annexes to the abovementioned document for submission to the Conference of the Parties at its fifteenth meeting.

The below table sets out the comments received in response to this invitation from the OEWG:

 
SubmitterTitleDateEnglishSpanish
Items: 6    
ColombiaComments10/1/2020 28.06 K
Equatorial GuineaComments9/28/2020 13.77 K
European Union and its Member StatesComments9/30/202022.94 K 
MexicoComments9/8/2020 310.17 K
NorwayComments10/7/202031.68 K 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IslandComments9/30/202018.08 K 

In addition, a number of written submissions were received under item 3 (b) (iv) Plastic waste during the online segment of the OEWG-12 as set out in document UNEP/CHW/OEWG.12/INF/34 .