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"Get Your Right to a Healthy Community" Subregional Workshop on the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers in South-Eastern Europe

"Get Your Right to a Healthy Community" Subregional Workshop on the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers in South-Eastern Europe

28 - 29 May 2013
Sarajevo Bosnia & Herzegovina

The two-day sub regional Workshop was organised by the secretariat of the UNECE Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters and by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

The Workshop promoted the implementation and ratification of the Pollutant Release Transfer Registers (PRTR) Protocol in South-Eastern Europe (SEE) by improving knowledge of legal, institutional and technical requirements, identifying key players and technical and capacity building specific needs in order to facilitate the provision of more targeted support for introducing PRTRs in the region.

The Workshop brought together representatives from national authorities responsible for PRTRs, chemical and waste management, water, land air and health protection. It also gathered representatives of industry, Aarhus Centres and non-governmental organizations from South Eastern Europe and Israel and experts working on PRTRs within different countries of the UNECE region and with international governmental organizations.  

Documents

Documents  ENG FRE RUS
Provisional programme (as of 24 May 2013) PDF    
Report PDF PDF PDF
List of Participants PDF    
Information note PDF    
Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers: Current status and possible needs for the development of PRTRs (survey results) PRTR Protocol/SEE-2013/Inf.1 PDF    
Summary analysis of the results of the survey on the current status and possible needs for the development of PRTRs (survey results) PRTR Protocol/SEE-2013/Inf.2 PDF    

Presentations

Presentations  ENG FRE RUS
Provisional programme (as of 24 May 2013) PDF    
Report PDF PDF PDF
List of Participants PDF    
Information note PDF    
Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers: Current status and possible needs for the development of PRTRs (survey results) PRTR Protocol/SEE-2013/Inf.1 PDF    
Summary analysis of the results of the survey on the current status and possible needs for the development of PRTRs (survey results) PRTR Protocol/SEE-2013/Inf.2 PDF    

Statements

Keynote Addresses/Statements  
Ms Nina Suomalainen 
Deputy Head of OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina 
PDF
Mr Michel Amand,
Chair of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers
PDF

Mr Mirko Šarović,
Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ONASA Press Release)

PDF

Background Material

Background Material  
SwissPRTR User Manual PDF