Sixth meeting of the expert working group on the review of Annexes to the Basel Convention

Geneva, Switzerland, from 28 November to 1 December 2023

Venue: Room Rhin, Aare and Rhone, International Environment House II, 7-9 chemin de Balexert, CH-1219 Châtelaine

Format: The first part of the sixth meeting of the expert working group was convened face-to-face. Registered members or observers not in a position to participate in person in the meeting received, upon request to the Secretariat, an online viewer access allowing them to follow the meeting without the right to intervene. Viewers are not included in the list of participants to the meeting.

Highlights: The expert working group resumed its work on the review of Annexes I, III and IV to the Basel Convention. In line with decision BC-16/15, the expert working group prepared revised amendment proposals on Annex IV A, initiated consideration of revised amendment proposals on Annex IV B, and continued to develop draft recommendations on the review of Annexes I and III for consideration by the Open-ended Working Group at its fourteenth meeting (25-28 June 2024). The group agreed to invite comments from Parties and observers on the outcome of its work by 11 March 2024. The group also agreed to meet for the second part of its sixth meeting in September or October 2024.

The Secretariat gratefully acknowledges the Governments of Norway, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation and the European Union for their generous financial support to the work of the expert working group.

Working language: English

Meeting documents

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