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The Meeting of the Parties is the main governing body of the Convention. It comprises all Parties to the Convention. In its meetings, other Signatories and other States as well as intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations participates as observers. The mandate of the Meeting of the Parties is to keep under continuous review the implementation of the Convention and take the necessary measures required to achieve the purposes of the Convention.

A Working Group of the Parties has been established to oversee the implementation of the work programme for the Convention between meetings of the Parties. It has the same composition as the Meeting of the Parties itself but meets more regularly.

The Rules of procedure of the Meeting of the Parties are available in English, French and Russian.

Sessions of the Meeting of the Parties Main page Documents
Sixth session
(Budva, Montenegro, 11-14 September 2017)
held back to back with the third session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (Budva, Montenegro, 15 September 2017)
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Fifth session
(Maastricht, the Netherlands, 30 June - 2 July 2014)
held back to back with the second session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (Maastricht, the Netherlands, 2-4 July 2014)
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Fourth session
(Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, 29 June - 1 July 2011)
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Extraodinary session
(Geneva, Switzerland, 19 and 22 April 2010)
held back to back with the first session of the Meeting of the
Parties to the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer
Registers (Geneva, 20-22 April 2010)
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Third session
(Riga, Latvia, 11-13 June 2008)
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Second session
(Almaty, Kazakhstan, 25-27 May 2005)
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Extraodinary session
(Kyiv, Ukraine, 21 May 2003)
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First session
(Lucca, Italy, 21-23 October 2002)
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Last update date: December 28, 2020