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Twenty-sixth session of the Committee on Environmental Policy

09 - 10 November 2020
Palais des Nations - TPS2 Geneva Switzerland

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Official documents

Document Title Eng Fre Rus
Annotated provisional agenda for the twenty-sixth session (ECE/CEP/2020/1) PDF PDF PDF
Report of the Committee on Environmental Policy on its twenty-sixth session (ECE/CEP/2020/2 - advance edited) PDF    
List of Decisions (as adopted by the silence  procedure completed on 19 November 2020) PDF - -
Outcomes of the work of the Bureau for the period January–July 2020 (ECE/CEP/2020/3) PDF PDF PDF
Cross-sectoral activities under the auspices of the ECE Environment subprogramme (ECCE/CEP/2020/4) PDF PDF PDF
Draft programme of work of the Environment subprogramme for 2021(ECE/CEP/2020/5) PDF PDF PDF
ECE Environmental Performance Review Programme: fourth cycle of reviews (ECE/CEP/2020/6) PDF PDF PDF
List of Participants PDF - -

Information documents

Title Eng    
Provisional time schedule of the twenty-sixth session of the Committee on Environmental Policy
Information paper No. 1
PDF    
Third Environmental Performance Review of Romania: recommendations
Information paper No. 2/Rev.1
PDF    
Third Environmental Performance Review of Romania
Draft
PDF    
Proposed schedule of meetings of the Committee on Environmental Policy and its Bureau for the period
of 2021-2023

Information paper No. 3
PDF    
The Bureau of the Committee on Environmental Policy
Information paper No. 4
PDF    
Draft outline of the background thematic document of the Ninth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference: “Greening the economy in the pan-European region: working towards sustainable infrastructure"
Information paper No. 5
PDF    
Draft outline of the background thematic document of the Ninth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference: “Applying principles of circular economy to sustainable tourism”
Information paper No. 6
PDF    
Annual timetable of activities for 2021, as amended if the next ministerial conference is rescheduled to 2022
Information paper No. 7
PDF    
Calendar of events and holidays in 2022
Information paper No. 8
PDF    
Results of the survey on the possible options for the fourth cycle of UNECE EPRs
Information paper No. 9
PDF    
Decisions taken by the Joint Task Force on Environmental Statistics and Indicators (informal record)
Information paper No. 11
PDF    
Decisions taken by the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (informal record)
Information paper No. 12
PDF    
       

Other materials

Document Title Eng Fre Rus
Progress report on implementation of the European Environment and Health Process
(EUR/RC70/8(H) - the document of the 70th session of WHO Regional Committee for Europe, 14-15 September 2020)
PDF PDF PDF
WGEMA 
Revised draft annual timetable of activities for 2021
PDF PDF PDF

Presentations

Title Eng Fre Rus
Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region
agenda item 3
PDF    
Sustainable and circular value chains for the garment and footwear industry
agenda item 3
PDF    
Joint Task Force on Environmental Statistics and Indicators
agenda item 5
PDF    
Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment substance
agenda item 5
PDF    
Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment procedures
agenda item 5
PDF   PDF
Environmental Performance Review Programme: overview of recent and planned activities
agenda item 6
PDF    
The Third Environmental Performance Review of Romania: statement by State Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests of Romania
agenda item 6
PDF    
UNEA 5 Strengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
agenda item 10
PDF    

Side events

Title Eng Fre Rus
Transforming Tourism for a resilient and sustainable post COVID world
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