Report analysing the legal and operational implications of priority actions to enhance the effectiveness of the Rotterdam Convention

The Conference requested the Secretariat to prepare by 15 January 2018 a report analysing the legal and operational implications of the priority actions to enhance the effectiveness of the Rotterdam Convention collected from Parties through an online survey.

Parties and others are invited to comment on the report by 31 March 2018.

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Report on legal and operational implications of priority actions to enhance the effectiveness of the Rotterdam Convention

Please submit comments on the report by 31 March 2018 to Ms. Andrea Lechner (andrea.lechner@brsmeas.org) and Ms. Christine Fuell (christine.fuell@fao.org). For Parties, one consolidated response should be submitted to the Secretariat through the Rotterdam Convention Official Contact Point.

The report and comments received thereon will be considered by a working group, which is mandated to (i) identify, on the basis of the abovementioned report and comments received thereon, a set of prioritized recommendations for enhancing the effectiveness of the Convention, and (ii) develop a report identifying further steps for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its ninth meeting.