COP.3 Documents

Third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Dakar, 30 April–4 May 2007

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UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/17 Report of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee on the work of its second meeting571.5 K191.58 K
 
 
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Opening of the meeting

The second meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee was held at the Varembé Conference Centre in Geneva, from 6 to 10 November 2006. Mr. Reiner Arndt (Germany), Chair of the Committee, declared the meeting open at 10.05 a.m. on Monday, 6 November 2006.

Mr. Maged Younes, Head of the Chemicals Branch of the Division of Technology, Industry and Economics of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), welcomed participants and paid tribute to the considerable achievements of the Committee since its establishment, which, he said, owed much to the leadership of its Chair, the dedicated and transparent efforts of its members and observers and the effective work of the Secretariat. Noting the heavy workload of the Committee at its second meeting, he emphasized the important role played by the Committee in terms of implementing the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants and protecting the environment from persistent organic pollutants.

UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/17/Add.1 Risk profile on commercial pentabromodiphenyl ether634 K267.45 K
 
 
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Addendum

At its second meeting, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee adopted the risk profile on commercial pentabromodiphenyl ether, on the basis of the draft contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/7. The text of the risk profile, as amended, is provided below. It has not been formally edited.

UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/17/Add.2 Risk profile on chlordecone446 K220.25 K
 
 
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Addendum

 

At its second meeting, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee adopted the risk profile on Chlordecone, on the basis of the draft contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/8. The text of the risk profile, as amended, is provided below. It has not been formally edited.

 

UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/17/Add.3 Risk profile on hexabromobiphenyl496.5 K199.78 K
 
 
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Addendum

 

At its second meeting, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee adopted the risk profile on hexabromobiphenyl, on the basis of the draft contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/9. The text of the risk profile, as amended, is provided below. It has not been formally edited.

 

UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/17/Add.4 Risk profile on lindane 384 K274.98 K
 
 
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Addendum

At its second meeting, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee adopted the risk profile on lindane, on the basis of the draft contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/10. The text of the risk profile, as amended, is provided below. It has not been formally edited.

UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/17/Add.5 Risk profile on perfluorooctane sulfonate367.5 K198.06 K
 
 
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Addendum

 

At its second meeting, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee adopted the risk profile on perfluorooctane sulfonate, on the basis of the draft contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.2/11. The text of the risk profile, as amended, is provided below. It has not been formally edited.

 

GMP-TWG2


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UNEP/POPS/GMP-TWG.2/8Report of the Provisional Ad Hoc Technical Working Group on the work of its second meeting168 K 80.16 K
 
 
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Introduction

At its second meeting held in May 2006, the Conference of the Parties adopted decision SC-2/13 on effectiveness evaluation in which it agreed to implement the elements for the Global Monitoring Plan and to establish a Provisional Ad hoc Technical Working Group to oversee the plan

The first meeting of the Provisional Ad hoc Technical Working Group was held at RECETOX Research Centre of Excellence for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology - Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, from 9-12 October 2006 and the second meeting at the International Environment House, Geneva, Switzerland, from 30 January to 3 February 2007

GMP-TWG1 Report


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UNEP/POPS/GMP-TWG.1/6 Report of the Provisional Ad Hoc Technical Working Group (TWG) on the work of its first meeting116 K 130.64 K
 
 
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Introduction

At its second meeting held in May 2006, the Conference of the Parties adopted decision SC-2/13 on effectiveness evaluation in which it agreed to implement the elements for the Global Monitoring Plan and to establish a provisional ad hoc Technical Working Group, hereinafter referred to as the TWG to oversee the plan

The first meeting of the TWG was held at RECETOX Research -Centre of Excellence for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology - Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, from 9-12 October 2006.

UNEP/POPS/GMP-TWG.1/6/AnnexesAnnexes393 K 196.58 K
 
 
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Annex I
Draft workplan for the provisional ad hoc Technical Working Group

BATBEPEG2


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UNEP/POPS/EGBATBEP.2/4 Report of the second meeting of the Expert Group on Best Available Techniques and Best Environmental Practices175 K 145.69 K
 
 
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Introduction

The second meeting of the Expert Group on Best Available Techniques and Best Environmental Practices was held at the Geneva International Conference Centre, Geneva, from 19 to 24 November 2006. Mr. Gang Yu (China) and Mr. Bo Wahlström (Sweden) served as co-chairs of the meeting

Opening of the meeting

AHJWG1 Report


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UNEP/FAO/CHW/RC/POPS/JWG.1/4Report of the ad hoc joint working group on enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions on the work of its first meeting471 K 104.13 K
 
 
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Introduction

1. The ad hoc joint working group on enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions was established pursuant to decision SC-2/15 adopted by the Conference of the Parties of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants at its second meeting, decision RC-3/8 adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade at its third meeting and decision VIII/8 adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal at its eighth meeting.