22 Avr 2015
10:00–12:00

Lieu: NULL

Organisation: Geneva Environment Network

A briefing on the organization of the triple COPs of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions took place at the International Conference Centre Geneva (room 4) on Wednesday 22 April.

The twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-12), the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-7) and the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention (SC COP-7) will be held back-to-back in Geneva from 4 to 15 May 2015. The theme of the triple COPs will be ‘From Science to Action, Working for a Safer Tomorrow’. To highlight the crucial role that science plays in the policy-making of the conventions, a three day science fair will be organized from 7 to 9 May 2015. 

AGENDA

10:00
Coffee & Tea

10:15
Welcome and introduction
Rolph PAYET, Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

10:35
Remarks by the COPs Presidents
Mohammed Oglah Hussein KHASHASHNEH (Jordan), Rotterdam Convention COP President

10:55
Count-down to the 2015 COPs
David OGDEN, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

11:10
Science fair at the 2015 COPs
Abiola OLANIPEKUN, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

11:20
Question-and-answer session

12:00
End

Discussion

Following questions and remarks from Bolivia, France, Iran, Panama and Uruguay, the Secretariat provided additional information on various topics.

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/invitation_22_april_2015.pdf

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/pm_briefing_22_apr_final.pdf

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/pm_briefing_science_fair_22april2015.pdf

https://www.genevaenvironmentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/biographies_22_april_2015.pdf