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

Geneva, Switzerland from 24 April to 05 May 2017

Meetings of the conferences of the parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (BC COP-13, RC COP-8, SC COP-8)

Venue: Geneva International Conference Centre (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, Geneva, Switzerland.

Highlights: The eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-8) will be held from 24 April to 5 May 2017 back-to-back with the thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-13) and the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention (SC COP-8).

The meetings will include joint sessions among two or three of the conferences of the parties on joint issues. The meetings will also feature a high-level segment. The high-level segment is scheduled for the afternoon of Thursday, 4 May and the morning of Friday, 5 May 2017. The theme of the meetings and the high-level segment will be “A future detoxified: sound management of chemicals and waste”.

Working languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Meeting documents

  • Working documents
  • Information documents