2021/2022 COPs for the Asia-Pacific region
Bali, Indonesia from 27 to 29 March 2022
Venue: The Asia Pacific regional preparatory meeting for the face-to-face segment of the 2021/2022 conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions will take place from 27 to 29 March 2022 in Bali, Indonesia, back-to-back with the fourth meeting of the Conference of Parties of the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
Meeting Objectives: The objective of the regional preparatory meeting is to give Parties within the Asia-Pacific region the possibility to consult each other in advance of the face-to-face segment of the 2021/2022 COPs, consider meeting documents, discuss substantive matters, identify regional priorities and challenges, and facilitate the preparation of regional positions. The programme for the meeting has been developed in consultation with members of the bureaux of the conferences of the Parties to the three conventions from the Asia-Pacific region. As indicated in the programme, certain sessions of the meeting are closed for observers in order to allow Parties to discuss regional positions on items of the agendas of the meetings of the conferences of the Parties.
Working Language: English
Organizers: The meeting is being organized in cooperation with the Basel and Stockholm conventions Regional Centre located in Indonesia (BCRC-SCRC Indonesia). The regional preparatory meetings for the 2022 face-to-face segment of the meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions are organized thanks to the generous financial support provided by the Governments of Norway and Switzerland, as well as the European Union through the Programme on Capacity Building related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements in the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries (ACP MEAs Programme).
Participants are invited to consult the meeting documents of the face-to-face segment of the 2021/2022 conferences of the Parties in advance of the regional preparatory meeting.
Basel Convention, 5-04-22