Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions COPs 2017

24.04.17 - 05.05.17

The thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-13), 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) will be held from 24 April to 5 May 2017.

The meetings will be organized back-to-back and will include joint sessions 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”.

More information: http://synergies.pops.int/2017COPs/Overview/tabid/5306/language/en-US/Default.aspx 

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