Pursuant to decision OEWG-8/5 paragraphs 4 and 5, Canada and other lead countries (later, through the Secretariat, other lead organizations as well) to prepare, in consultation with the small intersessional working group, first drafts of the technical guidelines referred to in paragraph 3 of the decision or a progress report by 15 February 2013 for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its eleventh meeting. The abovementioned draft technical guidelines and or progress reports have been compiled and presented by Canada.
Download the Progress report on the implementation of the programme of work for the development, review and updating of Technical Guidelines for the Environmentally Sound Management of Wastes Consisting of, Containing or Contaminated with Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) as of 18 February 2013.
In accordance with paragraph 6 of decision OEWG-8/5, parties and others are invited to provide comments on the draft guidelines or progress reports referred to in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the decision by 31 March 2013.
Progress Report as of 14 December 2012
Download the Progress Report as of 14 December 2012.