Online regional preparatory meeting for the 2021 online segment of the COPs for the African region

Online (Geneva), 5-6 May 2021

Highlights: The African online regional meeting in preparation for the online segment of the meetings of the conferences of the Parties (COPs) to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions was held on 5 and 6 May 2021 from 11.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., Geneva time (UTC+2).

Meeting Objectives: The objective of the online regional preparatory meetings was to give Parties in the regions the possibility to hear briefings, exchange views and consult each other on the items of the provisional agendas of the respective meetings of the COPs to be considered during their online segment (26-30 July 2021) and facilitate the preparation of regional positions. The African online regional meeting was organized in close cooperation with the members of the bureaux of the conferences of the Parties to the three conventions from the African region.

Working Language: English and French.

Meeting documents

  • Working documents
  • Presentations

Participants were invited to consult the meeting documents of the 2021 online segment of the meetings of the conferences of the Parties in advance of the online regional preparatory meeting.

Participation in the meeting was open to representatives of observers, upon request and invitation by the region. Observers wishing to participate in the meeting should contact the Secretariat at: Ms. Marylene Beau (email: marylene.beau@un.org). The deadline for registrations is 14 April 2021.

The online regional preparatory meetings were organized thanks to the generous financial support provided by the Governments of Norway and Switzerland.

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