Meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions

Geneva, Switzerland, from 29 April to 10 May 2019

Venue: Geneva International Conference Centre (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, Geneva, Switzerland.

Highlights: The fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-14), the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-9) and the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention (SC COP-9) will be held back to back from 29 April to 10 May 2019, in Geneva. The theme of the meetings will be " Clean Planet, Healthy People: Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste". The meetings will include joint sessions covering matters of relevance to at least two conventions and separate sessions of the meetings of the each of the three COPs. The meetings will not feature a high-level segment.

Working languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Meeting documents

Meetings documents can be accessed from the meetings documents page.

Schedule of work

The bureaux of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, at their joint meeting on 15 and 16 November 2018, agreed to the tentative schedule of work for the meetings.

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UNEP/CHW.14/INF/2-UNEP/FAO/RC/COP.9/INF/2-UNEP/POPS/COP.9/INF/2 Tentative schedule of work of the meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions
Communication
Scheduling of a possible Basel Convention contact group under agenda item 4 (b) (v) on marine plastic litter and microplastics 
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Regional meetings on Sunday 28 April 2019

Geneva International Conference Centre (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, Geneva, Switzerland

Sunday 28 April from 15:00 – 18:00:

  • Africa region: Room: 3
  • Asia-Pacific region: Room: 4
  • CEE region: Room: 7+8
  • GRULAC region: Room: 18
  • JUSCANNZ: Room: 15
  • EU: Room: 5+6

Information for Participants

Briefings

Briefings on the 2019 conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions can be accessed on the briefings page.