Invitation to registered participants of the online segment of the BRS COPs to join technical trials ahead of the meetings

The online segment of the meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (BRS COPs) will take place on the online meeting platforms Interprefy (plenary) and Webex (contact group) from 26 to 30 July 2021.

Officially registered participants to the COPs meetings are kindly invited to take part in the technical trials being organized on each of the platforms on the following dates and times, Geneva Time (UTC+2):

Wednesday, 21 July 2021:
  • from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (webex technical trial cancelled)
Thursday, 22 July 2021:
  • from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Interprefy and Webex technical trials will be held in parallel.


The links to connect to the Interprefy and Webex technical trials are accessible from the BRS COPs Intranet under the menu “ACCESS ONLINE SESSIONS”, by clicking on the button “Connect to the technical trials” found on that page. To participate in the technical trials, each officially nominated participant must first activate her/his BRS COPs Intranet Account through the invitation email sent by the Secretariat.

It is essential for the designated spokesperson of a delegation to perform a technical trial on Interprefy. Good sound and video from speakers are essential for online meetings with simultaneous interpretation.

Further technical information on how to activate your user account and join the Interprefy and Webex platforms is available on the meeting website here.