Call for information and follow-up to the ninth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group

At its ninth meeting held in Geneva from 16 to 19 September 2014, the Open-ended Working Group agreed on the decisions contained in annex I to the report of the meeting, document UNEP/CHW/OEWG.9/15. Many of the decisions included invitations to parties and others to provide information.

A letter requesting submission of comments and nominations as agreed by the Open-ended Working Group at its ninth meeting was sent to parties and observers on 30 September 2014. The information requests are organized by decisions.

Information Request Letter

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Specific Information Requests

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(1) Request for comments on the arrangements that were made for the ninth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group

30 November 2014  View
(2) Request for comments on the concentration levels to define low persistent organic pollutant content
 31 October 2014
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(3) Request for comments on the revised technical guidelines for the environmentally sound management of wastes consisting of, containing or contaminated with persistent organic pollutants
23 January 2015 (comments on the drafts to be made available by 27 November 2014)
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 10 April 2015 (comments on the drafts to be made available by 6 March 2015)
(4) Request for comments on the draft updated technical guidelines for the environmentally sound management of wastes consisting of elemental mercury and wastes containing or contaminated with mercury
 6 October 2014 (comments on the draft set out in document UNEP/CHW/OEWG.9/INF/8)
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 15 February 2015 (comments on the revised draft to be made available by 20 November 2014)
(5) Request for comments on the further revised draft technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electronic and electrical waste and used electrical and electronic equipment, in particular regarding the distinction between waste and non-waste under the Basel Convention

28 February 2015 (comments on the draft to be made available by 20 November 2014)

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(6) Request for additional parties to nominate experts to participate in the small intersessional working group on national reporting and request for comments on the draft format for national reporting
 31 October 2014 (nomination of additional experts to participate in the small intersessional working group on national reporting)
 
 31 October 2014 (comments on the drafts set out in documents UNEP/CHW/OEWG.9/INF/15  and UNEP/CHW/OEWG.9/INF/15/Rev.1)
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(7) Request for additional parties to nominate experts to participate in the small intersessional working group on legal clarity and request for comments on the definitions and explanations of certain terms and on the options for further steps towards the consistent interpretation of terminology
15 October 2014 (nomination of experts to participate in the small intersessional working group on legal clarity)
 
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 31 October 2014 (comments on the definitions and explanations and on the options for further steps towards the consistent interpretation of terminology)
(8) Request for comments on the draft work programme of the Open-ended Working Group for the biennium 2016–2017

27 November 2014 (comments on the drafts set out in documents UNEP/CHW/OEWG.9/14)


 
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