Decisions taken by the Conference of the Parties

The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the governing body of the Rotterdam Convention. It is composed of governments of countries that have accepted, ratified or acceded to it. The implementation of the Convention is advanced through the decisions it takes at its meetings. Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties are usually held every two years. The ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-9) was held back to back with the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-14) and the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention (SC COP-9), from 29 April to 10 May 2019 in Geneva. The theme of the meetings was "Clean Planet, Healthy People: Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste".

The decisions related to Technical Assistance taken by the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Rotterdam Convention are listed below:

 

DecisionTitleDownload
Items: 23 Files: 45
RC-1/5Establishment of a financial mechanism for the implementation of the Rotterdam Convention51.5 K14.5 K
RC-1/14Regional delivery of technical assistance59 K23.73 K
RC-2/4Regional and national delivery of technical assistance30.86 K
RC-2/6Enhancing synergies between the secretariats of the chemicals and waste conventions40.5 K13.18 K
RC-3/5Financial mechanism50.5 K20.88 K
RC-3/6Regional and national delivery of technical assistance94.5 K54.31 K
RC-3/8Cooperation and coordination between the Rotterdam, Basel and Stockholm Conventions45 K12.95 K
RC-4/8Progress made toward the implementation of decision RC 3/5 on possible options for lasting and sustainable financial mechanisms45 K9.48 K
RC-4/9National and regional delivery of technical assistance48 K15.82 K
RC-4/11Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions75.5 K45.37 K
RC-5/2Increasing the number of notifications of final regulatory actions and communication between parties38.5 K49.3 K
RC-5/9Information exchange33 K44.35 K
RC-5/10Technical assistance: workplan for the biennium 2012−201357.5 K68.58 K
RC-5/11Progress made in the implementation of decision RC-3/5 on possible options for lasting and sustainable financial mechanisms32 K44.2 K
RC-5/12Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions428.5 K231.07 K
RC-6/1Implementation of the Rotterdam Convention27 K7.1 K
RC-6/10Follow-up to decision RC-5/11 on progress made in the implementation of decision RC-3/5 on possible options for lasting and sustainable financial mechanisms30 K7.15 K
RC-6/11Technical assistance32.5 K8.76 K
RC-7/1Proposal for activities to increase notifications of final regulatory action14.92 K15.14 K
RC-7/7Technical assistance16.03 K16.65 K
RC-7/8Implementation of the integrated approach to financing15.16 K15.25 K
RC-8/9Technical assistance18.6 K77.75 K
RC-9/8Technical assistance17.96 K93.87 K