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International PRTR week

28.08.2015

News_28_08_22nd Global Round Table on PRTRs
(24(pm), 25 November 2015, Madrid, Spain)

The Global Round Table on PRTRs will be organized under the auspices of UNECE and OECD in cooperation with UNITAR and UNEP. The round table is expected to foster exchange of experience between different Governments and stakeholders as well as build experts’ capacities and promote synergy on PRTR-related issues. The presentations and discussions during the event will be centred on good practices, common challenges and new opportunities related to development of PRTRs.

The provisional programme for the Global Round Table on PRTRs is attached. Other documents will be posted on the following webpage as soon as they become available: http://www.unece.org/prtr_grt2015/

4th Working Group of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs (26 November 2015, adjourning at 6pm, Madrid, Spain)

The Working Group is expected to review the progress in implementing the current work programme, including:
• Compliance and reporting mechanisms, e.g. documents prepared by the Compliance Committee on Guidance on reporting on the Protocol’s implementation and Systemic issues with the implementation of the Protocol;
• Promotion and capacity-building;
• Financial matters;
• Preparations for the third ordinary session of the Meeting of the Parties.

Documents for the meeting will be posted online on the following webpage as soon as they become available: http://www.unece.org/prtrwgp4/

Participation, Registration, Financial support and Practical information
As part of the accreditation procedures, participants are requested to register online before 10 November 2015 through the following link: https://www2.unece.org/uncdb/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=CClD1s .