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. Dadan Wardhana Indonesia
Mr. Toru Terai Japan
Mr. Tadashi Teranishi Japan
Mr. Oludayo Dada Nigeria
Ms. Olga Supataeva Russian Federation
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. 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. Mao Da Shenzhen Zero Waste
Mr. Keijiro Tomoda  Towa Technology Corporation, Japan
Ms. Mayumi Tamiya Towa Technology Corporation, Japan
Mr. Abel Arkenbout ToxicoWatch
Mr. Shunichi Honda UNEP International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC)
Ms. Christina Langlois-Miller US-EPA