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 Document SymbolTitleEnglish
 Items: 17  
UNEP/CHW/CC.12/1Provisional agenda55.37 K
 
 
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1. Opening of the meeting.

2. Organizational matters:

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/1/Add.1Annotations to the provisional agenda63.63 K 102.88 K
 
 
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Item 1

Opening of the meeting

1. The twelfth meeting of the Implementation and Compliance Committee (‘the Committee’) will be convened from 4 to 6 June 2016 at the United Nations Environment Programme Headquarters (room 9), United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting will be opened by the Chair of the Committee, Mr. Alberto Capra (Argentina), at 10 a.m. on 4 June 2016, following a meeting of the Bureau of the Committee convened at 9.30 a.m. (room 7).

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/3Evaluation of the amendment to paragraph 9 (c) of the terms of reference112.42 K 107.94 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction
1. By its decision BC-12/7, the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting extended, for the period between the twelfth and fourteenth meetings of the Conference of the Parties, the amendment to paragraph 9 (c) of the terms of reference of the Basel Convention mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its tenth meeting and extended by the Conference of the Parties at its eleventh meeting. In accordance with the amendment, the Secretariat may make a submission to the Committee administering the mechanism with regard to possible difficulties encountered by any party in complying with its obligations under paragraph 1 of Article 3, paragraph 1 of Article 4 and paragraph 2 of Article 13 of the Convention.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/4Review of the operation of the implementation fund137.8 K 162.1 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction
1. By its decision BC-12/7, the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting adopted the work programme for the biennium 20162017 of the Committee administering the mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance, annexed to that decision, whereby it mandated the Committee, among other things, to review the operation of the implementation fund in the light of the experience of the Committee and other developments, including with regard to the special programme to support institutional strengthening at the national level for implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, the Minamata Convention and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals (hereinafter “the special programme”).

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/5National reporting: individual compliance performance181.8 K 431.77 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction
1. By its decision BC-12/7, the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting adopted the work programme for the biennium 20162017 of the Committee administering the mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance, annexed to that decision, whereby it mandated the Committee, among other things, to improve timely and complete national reporting under paragraph 3 of Article 13 of the Convention including by classifying and, as appropriate, publishing parties’ individual compliance performance with regard to their annual national reporting obligations for 2013, 2014 and 2015 as available based on the criteria and categories adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its tenth meeting and using the targets set by the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting, namely that 30 per cent of reports due for 2013 and for subsequent years are submitted on time and 20 per cent of reports due for 2013 and for subsequent years are submitted complete.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/6National reporting: additional steps to improve timeliness and completeness of national reporting139.56 K 147.14 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction

1. By its decision BC-12/7, the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting adopted the work programme for the biennium 20162017 of the Committee Administering the Mechanism for Promoting Implementation and Compliance, attached to that decision, whereby it mandated the Committee, among other things, to improve timely and complete national reporting under paragraph 3 of Article 13 of the Convention including by considering what additional steps could be taken to improve the timeliness and completeness of national reporting (such as face-to-face meetings and webinars) and, on the basis of that consideration, elaborating a plan recommending actions, incentives and other measures towards that end.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/7Revised guidance on improving national reporting112.19 K 84.41 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction
1. By its decision BC-12/7, the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting adopted the work programme for the biennium 20162017 of the Committee administering the mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance, annexed to that decision, whereby it mandated the Committee, among other things, to improve timely and complete national reporting under paragraph 3 of Article 13 of the Convention including by revising the Committee’s guidance on improving national reporting in the light of the revised reporting format.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/8Guidance on the implementation of the Basel Convention provisions dealing with the consequences of illegal traffic (paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 of Article 9)335.96 K 538.48 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction
1. By its decision BC-12/7, the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting adopted the work programme for the biennium 20162017 of the Committee administering the mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance, annexed to that decision, whereby it mandated the Committee, among other things, to prevent and combat illegal traffic by continuing to develop, including through consultations with the Open ended Working Group, guidance on the take-back provision under paragraph 2 of Article 9 of the Convention and develop guidance on the implementation of paragraphs 3 and 4 of Article 9 of the Convention, integrating the two sets of guidance into one document, for consideration and possible adoption by the Conference of the Parties at its thirteenth meeting.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/9National legislation170.13 K 278.93 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction
1. By its decision BC-12/7, the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting adopted the work programme for the biennium 20162017 of the Committee administering the mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance, attached to that decision, whereby it mandated the Committee, among other things, to improve implementation of and compliance with paragraph 4 of Article 4 and paragraph 5 of Article 9 of the Convention by considering what additional steps could be taken to improve implementation and compliance with these provisions.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/10Insurance, bond, guarantee1.87 MB 872.43 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

1. By its decision BC-12/7, the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting adopted the work programme for the biennium 20162017 of the Committee administering the mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance, annexed to that decision, whereby it mandated the Committee, among other things, to improve the implementation of and compliance with paragraph 11 of Article 6 of the Convention. The Committee was more specifically mandated to develop, taking into account the report on the implementation of paragraph 11 of Article 6 of the Convention, and including through consultation with the expert working group on environmentally sound management, guidance to improve the implementation of paragraph 11 of Article 6 of the Convention for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its thirteenth meeting.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/11Control system109.25 K 92.35 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

1. By its decision BC-12/7, the Conference of the Parties at its twelfth meeting adopted the work programme for the biennium 20162017 of the Committee administering the mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance, annexed to that decision, whereby it mandated the Committee, among other things, to improve the implementation of and compliance with of Article 6 of the Convention by considering what additional steps could be taken to improve the implementation of and compliance with that provision.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/11/Add.1Control system: transit issues3.98 MB 2.77 MB
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

As referred to in document UNEP/CHW/CC.12/11, the annex to this note sets out a report on the implementation of and compliance with paragraph 4 of Article 6 of the Basel Convention on transit transboundary movements. The report was prepared by the Secretariat with the support of a consultant and in consultation with the lead Committee members. The Committee is invited to consider the report including the recommendations on how further to improve the implementation of paragraph 4 of Article 6 of the Basel Convention.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/11/Add.2Control system: electronic approaches to the notification and movement documents1 MB 2.42 MB
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

As referred to in document UNEP/CHW/CC.12/11, the annex to this note sets out a report on electronic approaches to the notification and movement documents (draft 6 May 2016). The draft report was prepared by the Secretariat with the support of a consultant. The Committee is invited to consider the draft report including the recommendations on how further to improve the implementation of Article 6 of the Basel Convention.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/11/Add.3Control system: multiple competent authorities242.85 K 239.63 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

As referred to in document UNEP/CHW/CC.12/11, annex I to this note sets out a draft revised form for country contacts, and annex II to this note sets out a draft revision to question 1 (a) of the revised reporting format that would enable parties to clarify the respective jurisdiction of multiple competent authorities. Both annexes were prepared by the Secretariat. The Committee is invited to consider the proposed revisions to the form and the revised reporting format, including whether to transmit these to the Conference of the Parties at its thirteenth meeting for possible adoption.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/12Work programme for 2018−2019115.38 K 130.77 K
 
 
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Note by the Secretariat

1. In accordance with paragraph 24 of the terms of reference of the mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance of the Basel Convention, the Committee administering the mechanism (hereinafter “the Committee”) shall report to each ordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties on its suggestions for any future work that may be required on general issues of compliance and implementation, for the consideration and approval of the Conference of the Parties. It is standing practice by the Committee to also include in its proposed work programme activities pertaining to specific submissions.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/13Report of the twelfth meeting of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee (Nairobi, 4-6 June 2016) 157.77 K 274.55 K
 
 
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I. Opening of the meeting

1. The twelfth meeting of the Implementation and Compliance Committee (hereinafter “the Committee”) was held from 4 to 6 June 2016 at the United Nations Environment Programme (hereinafter ‘UNEP’) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Mr. Juan Ignacio Simonelli, Chair of the Committee, opened the meeting at 10.00 a.m. He welcomed Committee members and, on behalf of the Committee, expressed his appreciation to Japan that provided funding for the meeting. Mr. Simonelli also thanked those Committee members that were making in-kind contributions to the Committee by taking the lead on specific activities of the work programme of the Committee.

UNEP/CHW/CC.12/13/Add.1Report of the twelfth meeting of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee (supplementary on-line session, 5 October 2016)82.55 K 61.89 K
 
 
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1. As referred to in document UNEP/CHW/CC.12/13 on the report of the twelfth meeting of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee (Nairobi, 46 June 2016), the present addendum completes the report of the meeting with respect to the Committee’s consideration of agenda items 3 (a) (ii), (iii), (iv), (vi), (ix), (x) and (xii) and agenda item 4 (a) (iii).

2. With respect to agenda items 3 (a) (ii), (iii), (iv), (vi), (ix), (x) and (xii), annex I to the present addendum sets out the seven decisions adopted by the Committee.

Information Documents

 
Document SymbolTitleEnglish
Items: 6  
UNEP/CHW/CC.12/INF/1Tentative schedule for the meeting101.57 K 131.63 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.12/INF/9Illegal traffic: compilation of responses to the questionnaire on the implementation of the Basel Convention provisions dealing with the consequences of illegal traffic under paragraphs 3 and 4 of Article 975.88 MB 38.04 MB
UNEP/CHW/CC.12/INF/10Control system: compilation of responses to the questionnaires on the implementation of the Basel Convention provisions dealing with transit issues under paragraph 4 of Article 653.3 MB 27.55 MB
UNEP/CHW/CC.12/INF/11Control system: compilation of responses to the questionnaires on electronic data approaches for the notification and movement documents42.53 MB 20 MB
UNEP/CHW/CC.12/INF/12List of pre-session documents by agenda item102.1 K 90.13 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.12/INF/13List of participants101.11 K 35.87 K

Other documents

 
TitleEnglish
Items: 6 
Collection of comments from OEWG-10 on the draft guidance on illegal traffic367.76 K
Consultations with the OEWG-10 on the draft guidance on illegal traffic: comments from Canada422.8 K
Draft guidance elements for bilateral, multilateral or regional agreements or arrangements88 K 32.22 K
Expert Working Group on Environmentally Sound Management: Draft practical manual on insurance and liability338 K 70.76 K
ICC-12 draft conclusions and draft COP-13 decision on National reporting: Additional steps to improve timeliness and completeness of national reporting24.69 K
Report of the Expert Working Group on Environmentally Sound Management on the work of its fourth meeting126.23 K 170.69 K