Tenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention (OEWG.10)

Nairobi, Kenya, from 30 May to 2 June 2016

Venue: UNEP headquarters (Gigiri), Nairobi, Kenya.

Highlight: The tenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group will be held from 30 May to 2 June 2016 in Nairobi, back to back with the twelfth meeting of the Implementation and Compliance Committee. Pre-meetings of OEWG-10 including regional meetings, bureau meeting will take place on Sunday, 29 May 2016.

The key issues and documents to be considered at OEWG-10 are: progress in the implementation of the strategic framework; inventory and categorization of existing Basel Convention documents related to ESM; revised set of draft practical manuals and revised fact sheets; progress made in the implementation of the road map for action on the implementation of the Cartagena Declaration; revised draft technical guidelines on POPs waste; interim technical guidelines on e-waste; a list of waste streams for which additional practical guidance on the development of inventories should be developed; draft guidance on the implementation of paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 of Article 9 of the Convention; draft glossary of terms; revised section 3 of the guidance document on the ESM of used and end-of-life computing equipment; draft concept note on a follow-up partnership to the PACE; draft concept note on a household waste partnership under the Basel Convention; revised draft guidance manual on how to improve the sea-land interface in cooperation with IMO; and draft work programme of the Open-ended Working Group for the biennium 2018-2019.

Tentative schedule

  1. OEWG-10 Bureau meeting (11:00 - 12:00)                             Conference Room 7
  2. Regional meetings (14:00 - 17:00)

       African group                                                             Conference Room 3
       Asia-Pacific group                                                    Conference Room 4
       European Union                                                       Conference Room 13
       Central and Eastern European group                  Conference Room 14
       Western Europe and other group / JUSCANZ    Conference Room 11
       Latin America and Caribbean group                    Conference Room 10

Please note that during OEWG-10 (30 May to 2 June 2016), the regional groups may meet from 9 to 10 a.m. and/or other time as necessary in the same rooms.

Communication:
Invitations related to the decisions taken at the tenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention (OEWG-10) and an invitation related to decision BC-12/19 on the work programme of the Open-ended Working Group for 2016-2017

Webinars

Outcome of the OEWG10

The objective of this webinar is to inform Parties to the Basel Convention and other stakeholders on the outcome of tenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group

Outcome of the OEWG10

Outcome of the OEWG10
 
OEWG10 preparatory briefing

The objective of this webinar is to inform Parties to the Basel Convention and observers to enable them to fully participate in the discussions at the tenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group

OEWG10 preparatory briefing

OEWG10 preparatory briefing