Calendar of Environmental Treaties

 

2004

Basel

Convention

Biological

Diversity

CITES/

Lusaka

CMS

Montreal

Protocol

Stockholm
POPs

Rotterdam

PIC

UNCCD

UNFCCC

Ramsar

Jan. Feb.

March

 

COP 7

9-20 February

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

 

MOP 1 to
the Cartagena

Protocol on

Biosafety

23-27 February

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

 

Plant Committee

16-20 February

Windhoek, Namibia

 

Standing

Committee 50

15-19 March

Geneva

Switzerland

 

Animals Committee

29 March-2 April

Johannesburg

South Africa

 

Scientific &
Technical

Review Panel

31 March –

2 April

Gland,

Switzerland

Extraordinary MOP

24-26 March

Montreal, Canada

 

 

 

ICRC 5

2-6 February

Geneva,Switzerland

Tentative

 

 

30th Standing Committee

13-16 January

Gland, Switzerland

April, May,

June

OEWG 3

26-30  April

Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20th Session of the

Subsidiary Bodies

14-25 June

Bonn, Germany

 

 

 

July, Aug.

Sept

 

 

 

 

OEWG 24

12-16 July

Geneva, Switzerland

 

INC 11

18 Septembre

Geneva, Switzerland

 

COP 1

20-24 September

Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Oct. Nov.

Dec.

COP 7

25-29 October

Geneva,Switzerland

To be confirmed

 

COP 13

2-14  October

Bangkok

Thailand

 

 

MOP 16

22-26 November

Prague, Czech

Republic

 

 

 

COP  10 and 21st Session of the
Subsidiary Bodies

6- 17 Dec.

Buenos Aires,

Argentina

Scientific & Technical

Review Panel

13-17 December

Gland, Switzerland

 

Compiled by UNEP’s Information Unit for Conventions (January 2004)

Acronyms & abbreviations: Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal – Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) – Conference of the Parties (COP); Convention on Biological Diversity  – Subsidiary

 Body for Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) – Meeting of the Parties (MOP); Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES); Lusaka Agreement on Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in

Fauna & Flora; Bonn Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) ; Montreal Protocol on Substances  that Deplete the Ozone Layer; Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants (POPs); The Rotterdam  Convention on the Prior Informed Consent

 procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade (PIC) – Interim Chemical Review  Committee (ICRC)- Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC); Convention  to Combat Desertification (UNCCD);United Nations Framework

Convention  on Climate Change  (UNFCCC) – Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological  Advice (SBSTA) – Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI); Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.