Regional preparatory meeting for the face-to-face segment of the 2021/2022 COPs for the Africa region

Nairobi, Kenya, from 7 to 9 April 2022

Venue: The Africa regional preparatory meeting for the face-to-face segment of the 2021/2022 conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions will take place from 7 to 9 April 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya, back-to-back with the face-to-face segment of the twelfth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention.

Meeting Objectives: The objective of the regional preparatory meeting is to give Parties within the Africa region the possibility to consult each other in advance of the face-to-face segment of the 2021/2022 COPs, consider meeting documents, discuss substantive matters, identify regional priorities and challenges, and facilitate the preparation of regional positions. The programme for the meeting has been developed in consultation with members of the bureaux of the conferences of the Parties to the three conventions from the Africa region. As indicated in the programme, a session of the meeting is closed for observers in order to allow Parties to discuss regional positions on items of the agendas of the meetings of the conferences of the Parties.

Working Language: English and French.

Organizers: The meeting is being organized at the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON) in Gigiri. The regional preparatory meetings for the 2022 face-to-face segment of the meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions are organized thanks to the generous financial support provided by the Governments of Norway and Switzerland, as well as the European Union through the Programme on Capacity Building related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements in the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP MEAs Programme).

Participants are invited to consult the meeting documents of the face-to-face segment of the 2021/2022 conferences of the Parties in advance of the regional preparatory meeting.

Contact Information: For any questions related to the meeting, please contact Ms. Marylene Beau (Email: marylene.beau@un.org).

Meeting documents

  • Working documents

Regional preparatory meeting for the 2021 online segment of the COPs for the Africa region

Information about the regional preparatory meetings for the 2021 online segment of the COPs for the Africa region held online on 5 and 6 May 2021 is found here.

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