Call for comments and follow-up to the thirteenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group

At the thirteenth meeting held from 21 to 23 February 2023, the Open-ended Working Group agreed to invite Parties, observers and others, as applicable, to provide written comments to the Secretariat on various products reflecting the outcomes of the meeting.

Two letters inviting the submission of comments and information as agreed by the Open-ended Working Group at its thirteenth meeting were sent to Parties and observers on 8 and 16 March 2023. A compilation of timelines for transmitting such comments were annexed to those letters.

Follow-up letters related to the invitations to provide written comments on the various products reflecting the outcomes of the meeting

 

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Follow-up to the invitations to provide written comments at the thirteenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (Geneva, 21 to 23 February 2023) – Part II355.26 K

Specific invitations to provide written comments

Invitations Documents for commenting Deadline Information/
Comments received
Strategic framework
Comments on the recommendations from the small intersessional working group to improve, as appropriate, the strategic framework for 2012-2021
UNEP/CHW.16/INF/5
By 14 April 2023
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Technical guidelines on the environmentally sound management of wastes consisting of, containing or contaminated with persistent organic pollutants
Comments on the revised versions of the technical guidelines on the environmentally sound management of wastes consisting of, containing or contaminated with persistent organic pollutants
UNEP/CHW.16/INF/7 and UNEP/CHW.16/INF/8
By 31 March 2023
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Technical guidelines on the environmentally sound management of waste lead-acid batteries
Comments on the revised version of the technical guidelines on the environmentally sound management of waste lead-acid batteries
UNEP/CHW.16/INF/12
By 31 March 2023
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Technical guidelines on the environmentally sound management of used and waste pneumatic tyres
Comments on the scope of work for updating the technical guidelines on the environmentally sound management of used and waste pneumatic tyres
UNEP/CHW.16/INF/14
By 31 March 2023
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Consideration of whether to develop technical guidelines on the environmentally sound management of rubber wastes (entry B3040) and waste parings and scrap of rubber (entry B3080)
Comments on whether to develop technical guidelines on the environmentally sound management of rubber wastes (entry B3040) and waste parings and scrap of rubber (entry B3080)
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By 31 March 2023
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Electronic approaches to the notification and movement documents
Comments on the report with recommendations on the next steps regarding the work on electronic approaches to the notification and movement documents
UNEP/CHW.16/INF/17
By 31 March 2023
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Further consideration of plastic waste
Comments on possible further activities that could be conducted under the Convention in response to developments in scientific knowledge and environmental information and health impacts related to plastic waste as a source of land pollution, marine plastic litter and microplastics
UNEP/CHW/OEWG.13/INF/11
By 31 March 2023
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Amendments to Annexes II, VIII and IX on e-waste
Comments on the draft recommendations on updating existing guidance, technical guidelines and factsheets in order to reflect adjustments consequential to the adoption of the e-waste amendments
UNEP/CHW.16/INF/19
By 31 March 2023
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Basel Convention Partnership Programme
Comments on the draft tables of contents for the draft guidance documents on the environmentally sound refurbishment and repair of used and waste equipment and on the environmentally sound management of waste equipment and the draft programme of work of the Partnership for Action on Challenges relating to E-waste (PACE II) for 2024–2025
UNEP/CHW.16/INF/31 (guidance) and UNEP/CHW.16/19/Add.1 (programme of work)
By 31 March 2023
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Comments on the revised draft overall guidance document on the environmentally sound management of household waste
UNEP/CHW.16/19/Add.2
By 31 March 2023
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Comments on the draft workplan for the Plastic Waste Partnership working group for the biennium 2024–2025
UNEP/CHW.16/19/Add.3
By 31 March 2023
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