The ninth meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee of the Stockholm Convention (POPRC.9), the ninth meeting of the Chemical Review Committee of the Rotterdam Convention (CRC.9), and the first joint meeting of the two committees were held back to back during the two-week period between 14 and 24 October 2013 at the FAO Headquarters in Rome.
In paragraph 4 of decision RC-6/3, the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention decided to undertake, at its seventh meeting to be held in May 2015, an evaluation of the experiences of the benefits gained of the back-to-back meetings of the two committees. In paragraph 8 of decision SC-6/14, the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention requested the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to report to the Conference of the Parties at its seventh meeting on the experience in the organization of the joint meeting of the two committees. The questionnaire has been prepared at the request of the two committees to gather information on the experience in the organization of and benefits gained from their back to back and joint meetings.
Form: Questionnaire to collect feedback on the back-to-back and joint meetings of the CRC and POPRC
Deadline: Please submit the questionnaire to the Secretariat by fax or e-mail before 28 February 2014.