Small intersessional working group

The Small intersessional working group (SIWG) on the technical guidelines on specially engineered landfill (D5) and on incineration on land (D10) was established pursuant to paragraph 6 of decision BC-13/6, and had it mandate extended by decision BC-14/6. The group has been entrusted to update the two technical guidelines above mentioned.

  • The SIWG is open in nature and consists of members nominated by Parties from the five regional groups of the United Nations and is open to observers;
  • The SIWG shall call upon additional experts as needed, subject to the availability of resources;
  • The working language of the group shall be English and the group shall otherwise organize its working modalities according to the rules of procedure of the Basel Convention;
  • The SIWG organizes informal online meetings and/or face-to-face meetings, as applicable and necessary.

Members of the SIWG

Name

Representing

Mr. Agustin Harte

Argentina

Ms. Alejandra Acosta

Argentina

Mr. Carlos Martínez

Argentina

Ms. Irina Talamoni

Argentina

Mr. Mariano Miner

Argentina

Ms. Julie Croteau

Canada

Mr. Maxime Dube

Canada

Mr. Christopher Mariano 

Canada

      Mr. Jinhui Li 

  China

      Ms. Nana Zhao

  China

Mr. Jorge Diaz del Castillo

European Commission

Mr. Italo Córdova

El Salvador

Ms. Dery Marlene Avila

El Salvador

Mr. Michael Ernst

Germany

Mr. Markus Gleis

Germany

Mr. Bernd Engelmann

Germany

     Mr. Saki Hikosaka

   Japan

     Mr.Takumi Koyama  

   Japan

Ms. Lena MacCarthy

New Zealand

Mr. Oludayo Dada

Nigeria

Ms. Reem Musleh

State of Palestine

     Ms. Sy Fagamou

  Senegal

Mr. Ali Al-Dobhani

Yemen

Observers of the SIWG

Name

Representing

      Ms. Christina Langlois-Miller

  The United States of America -        Environmental Protection Agency

Ms. Jingping Xu

BMEI CO., LTD

Ms. Ella Stengler 

CEWEP

Mr. Alain Heidelberger

Hazardous Waste Europe (HWE)

      Mr. Jindrich Petrlik

  IPEN

Mr. Lee Bell

IPEN

     Mr. Neil Tangri

  Global Alliance for Incinerator     Alternatives (GAIA)

     Mr. Abel Arkenbout             

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