Venue: Geneva International Conference Centre (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, Geneva, Switzerland.
Highlights: The thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-13) will be held from 24 April to 5 May 2017 back-to-back with the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-8) 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.