Bureau of the OEWG

The Conference of the Parties elects the Bureau of the Open-ended Working Group in accordance with Rule 26 of the rules of procedure of the Basel Convention.

The Bureau of the Open-ended Working Group is composed of 5 Officers: two co-chairs, one with technical and one with legal/implementation expertise, two vice-chairs, one with technical and one with legal/implementation expertise and one rapporteur, having due regard to the principle of geographical representation (decision BC-VI/36).

Members of the Bureau

Members of the Bureau of the Open-ended Working Group for the biennium 2020-2021

The members of the Bureau of the Open-ended Working Group for the biennium 2022-2023 are as follows:

Co-Chairs:

  • Ms. Chenibet Hala (Algeria) (Technical)
  • Mr. Nawaf Essam Bilasi (Saudi Arabia) (Legal)

Vice-Chairs:

  • Ms. Judith Torres (Uruguay) (Technical)
  • Mr. Patrick McKell (United Kingdom) (Legal)

Rapporteur:

  • Ms. Katrin Kaare (Estonia)

List of members of the Bureau of the Open-ended Working Group
 

Bureau Members, 2022 - 2023 (OEWG.13) 
Bureau Members, 2020 - 2021 (OEWG.12)
Bureau Members, 2018 - 2019 (OEWG.11)
Bureau Members, 2016 - 2017 (OEWG.10)
Bureau Members, 2014 - 2015 (OEWG.9)
Bureau Members, 2012 - 2013 (OEWG.8)
Bureau Members, 2009 - 2011 (OEWG.7)
Bureau Members, 2007 - 2008 (OEWG.6)

Meetings of the Bureau

Coordination and cooperation among subsidiary bodies