From the 24 April to 05 May 2017 the periodic meetings for the Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-13), Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-8) and the  Stockholm Convention (SC COP-8) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Conference of the Parties refers to the governing body of the respective Conventions, and aims to advance implementation of the Conventions through the decisions it takes at its periodic meetings.

The meetings for each of the three Conventions will be organized back-to-back and will include joint sessions on joint issues. The theme of the meetings and the high-level segment that will also be held will be “A future detoxified: sound management of chemicals and waste”.

Source: BRS MEAS