Small intersessional working group

The Small intersessional working group (SIWG) on the technical guidelines on specially engineered landfill (D5) and on incineration on land (D10) was established pursuant to paragraph 6 of decision BC-13/6, and had it mandate extended by decision BC-14/6. The group has been entrusted to update the two technical guidelines above mentioned.

  • The SIWG is open in nature and consists of members nominated by Parties from the five regional groups of the United Nations and is open to observers;
  • The SIWG shall call upon additional experts as needed, subject to the availability of resources;
  • The working language of the group shall be English and the group shall otherwise organize its working modalities according to the rules of procedure of the Basel Convention;
  • The SIWG organizes informal online meetings and/or face-to-face meetings, as applicable and necessary.

Members of the SIWG

Name

Representing

Mr. Agustin Harte

Argentina

Ms. Alejandra Acosta

Argentina

Mr. Carlos Martínez

Argentina

Ms. Irina Talamoni

Argentina

Mr. Mariano Miner

Argentina

Ms. Julie Croteau

Canada

Mr. Maxime Dube

Canada

Mr. Christopher Mariano 

Canada

     Mr. Joost Meijer 
  Chile
      Mr. Jinhui Li 

  China

      Ms. Nana Zhao

  China

      Ms. Li Li

  China

Mr. Jorge Diaz del Castillo

European Commission

Mr. Italo Córdova

El Salvador

Ms. Dery Marlene Avila

El Salvador

Mr. Michael Ernst

Germany

Mr. Markus Gleis

Germany

Mr. Bernd Engelmann

Germany

     Mr. Roger Simon   Guyana
     Mr. Eshwar Samaroo
  Guyana
     Mr. Toru Terai

   Japan

     Mr. Tadashi Teranishi

   Japan

Mr. Oludayo Dada

Nigeria

Ms. Reem Musleh

State of Palestine

     Ms. Sy Fagamou

  Senegal

     Mr. Zama Mtembu

 South Africa

Mr. Ali Al-Dobhani

Yemen

Observers of the SIWG

Name

Representing

      Ms. Christina Langlois-Miller

  The United States of America -       Environmental Protection Agency

Ms. Jingping Xu

BMEI CO., LTD

Ms. Marta Gurin

CEWEP

      Mr. Lorenzo Ceccherini 
  CEWEP

Mr. Alain Heidelberger

Hazardous Waste Europe (HWE)

      Mr. Philippe Ruat

  Hazardous Waste Europe (HWE)

      Mr. Nicolas Humez

  Hazardous Waste Europe (HWE)

      Mr. Jindrich Petrlik

  IPEN

Mr. Lee Bell

IPEN

     Mr. Neil Tangri

  Global Alliance for Incinerator     Alternatives (GAIA)

     Mr. Abel Arkenbout             

  ToxicoWatch

     Mr. Mao Da

  Shenzhen Zero Waste