Meeting of the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention

Rome, Italy, 04 to 05 June 2014

Venue: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy.

Highlights: The Bureau of the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention, among other things, reviewed progress made in the implementation of decisions adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its sixth meeting. The Bureau also discussed the preparation of the seventh meeting of the Conference to be held back to back with the meetings of the conferences of the parties to the Basel and Stockholm conventions in 2015.

Bureau members will, among other things, review progress made in the implementation of decisions taken by the Conference at its previous meeting and discuss the preparation of the upcoming meeting of the Conference of the Parties in 2015.

Working Language: The working language of the meeting was English.

Meeting participants 

Mr. Mohammed Oglah Hussein Khashashneh, President of the Conference of the Parties, chaired the meeting. Three members of the Bureau participated in the meeting. The Chair of the Chemical Review Committee attended the meeting as an ex-officio member. Mr. Clayton Campanhola, Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention, and Ms. Kerstin Stendahl, Executive Secretary ad interim of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, participated in the meeting, along with other members of the Secretariat.

List of participants

Next meeting 

The Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention will meet again on 11-12 November 2014, together with the bureaux of the conferences of the parties to the Basel and Stockholm conventions. During their joint meeting the three bureaux will further discuss and agree on, among other things, the organization of work of the meetings of the conferences of the parties in May 2015.

Meeting Documents

  • Report
  • Working documents

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