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 which was attended by 310 participants was held from 30 May to 2 June 2016 in Nairobi, back to back with the twelfth meeting of the Implementation and Compliance Committee.

The Working Group adopted 13 decisions including on the preparation of the midterm evaluation of the strategic framework, developing guidelines for environmentally sound management, Cartagena Declaration on the Prevention, Minimization and Recovery of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes, Technical guidelines for the environmentally sound management of POPs wastes and electronic and used electrical and electronic equipment, national reporting, consultation with the Committee Administering the Mechanism for Promoting Implementation and Compliance of the Basel Convention, providing further legal clarity, Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment, creating innovative solutions through the Basel Convention for the environmentally sound management of household waste, cooperation between the Basel Convention and the International Maritime Organization, Cooperation with the World Customs Organization on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System and the work programme of the Open-ended Working Group for 2018-2019.

Report, decisions and documents

  • Report
  • Decisions
  • Working Documents
  • Information Documents

Call for information and follow-up to OEWG.10

Many of the decisions taken included invitations to Parties and others to provide comments and nominations. To consult those requests, please visit the "Call for information and follow-up to OEWG.10 " page.

List of participants

The list of meeting participants, as at 8 July 2016, is available from here.

Webinars

Mid-term evaluation of the Strategic Framework for the implementation of the Basel Convention for 2012–2021

The objective of this webinar is to inform Parties to the Basel Convention and other stakeholders on the Mid-term evaluation of the Strategic Framework and on the collection of information that the Secretariat is launching, following a decisions taken at the tenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group

Mid-term evaluation of the Strategic Framework for the implementation of the Basel Convention for 2012–2021

Mid-term evaluation of the Strategic Framework for the implementation of the Basel Convention for 2012–2021
 
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