Programme of work for 2022-2023 of the Partnership for Action on Challenges relating to E-waste

The programme of work for 2022-2023 of the partnership was adopted in decision BC-15/22 Part I and it includes the following activities:

Activities Timeline Expected Outputs

Guidance documents

2022-2023

Development of, taking into account relevant sections of PACE and/or MPPI guidance documents, a guidance document on the ESM of waste equipment and the environmentally sound refurbishment and repair of used and waste equipment for each of the new e-waste types covered by the scope of the terms of reference of the Partnership, to be adopted by the Conference of the Parties.

Pilot projects

2022-2023

(i)  Pilot projects to test PACE and MPPI guidance documents and guidelines, to test relevant documents developed by the expert working group on ESM, and on inventories of e-waste streams, as covered by the scope of the terms of reference of the Partnership and related awareness raising programmes;

(ii)  Pilot projects on the ESM of waste equipment and the environmentally sound refurbishment and repair of used equipment as covered by the scope of the terms of reference of the Partnership, by mobilizing technical expertise where available, as a follow-up activity to workshops and dissemination activities organized for and in cooperation with various stakeholders, e.g. schools, teachers, national authorities, economic operators in ESM, manufacturers and importers etc.

Dissemination activities

2022-2023

(i) MPPI and PACE guidelines are translated into additional national languages;

(ii) Workshops and other training and awareness raising activities on the ESM of waste equipment and the environmentally sound refurbishment and repair of used equipment as covered by the scope of the terms of reference of the Partnership, including on data gathering for the ESM of such e-waste and in cooperation with Partnership’s stakeholders.

Preparation of a draft workplan for next biennium (2024-2025)

2022-2023

Draft workplan for 2024-2025