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Twentieth session of the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Twentieth session of the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

03 - 04 September 2018
Palais des Nations, Geneva (Room VII) Geneva Switzerland

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Since Switzerland is part of the Schengen Zone, obtaining a visa might take up to 5 weeks. Participants needing a visa are therefore requested to submit their application as soon as possible and initiate visa procedures at least four weeks before the meeting.

Documents

Agenda item Document title ENG FRE RU
1.

Provisional annotated agenda
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2018/1

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Report of 20th session of the WGEMA
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2018/2

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2.

Provisional timetable (informal note; revised 29 August)

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4.

Draft revised outline of activities leading up to 2021
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2018/3

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4.

Annual timetable of activities for 2019
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2018/4

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5.

Shared Environmental Information System assessment framework for the mid-term review
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2018/5

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5.

Draft mid-term review of the establishment of the Shared Environmental Information System
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2018/6

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5.

Annex to the draft mid-term review of the establishment of SEIS (informal note)

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7.

Draft concept for next pan-European environmental assessment (informal note)

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Other documents        
List of participants   PDF  

Presentations

3.1 Adoption of the report of the nineteenth session PDF  
4.1 Presentation of the draft revised outline of activities leading up to 2021          (ECE/CEP/AC.10/2018/3), by UNECE PDF  
4.3 Approval of the timetable of activities for 2019 PDF  
4.5 Presentation on the financial resources available, by UNECE PDF  
4.6 Identification of other international projects that relate to the Working Group's     activities, by EEA, UNECE (Statistical Division) and UNEP PDF  
5.1 Presentation of the SEIS Assessment Framework (ECE/CEP/AC.10/2018/5), by UNECE PDF  
5.2 Presentation of of the status of the online reporting tool, by UNEP PDF  
5.5 Mid-term review report om progress in establishing SEIS PDF  
6.1 Presentation on reporting and modelling processes under the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, by Ketevan Kordzakhia, UNECE, (Convention Secretariat) PDF  
6.2 Presentation on reporting processes handled by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, by Tom Brooks, IUCN PDF  
6.3.1 Presentations of national experiences of providing environmental data for international reporting processes, by Azerbaijan and Italy PDF  
6.3.2 Drawing of conclusions PDF  
7.1 Presentation of initial ideas about how the next pan-European environmental assessment might be prepared (informal document), by UNEP PDF  
8.1 Presentation on the provision of transport data by UNECE member states including for the development of transport policy, by Alex Blackburn, UNECE (Sustainable Transport Division) PDF  
8.2 Presentation of current work on four environment-related SDG indicators for which the United Nations Statistical Division is co-custodian, by Marcus Newbury, the United ^Nations Statistical Division PDF  
9.1 Discussion on the possible regional environmental information network of networks PDF  
10.1 Guidance and information on environmental statistics and indicators PDF  
11.1 Status of SEIS implementation in 2018:Country factsheets PDF  
11.4 Progress in environmental monitoring and assessment, including institutional and regulatory mechanisms and infrastructure at the national level PDF  
11.6 SOE Reporting and integrated environmenal assessments PDF  
11.7 SEIS Tajikistan PDF  
11.8 International projects related to the work of WGEMA and SEIS PDF  

 

Practical information

Hotel list (latest with the preferential room rates for Geneva)

A Practical Guide - Palais des Nations

 

New travel policy

Offical dates of travel of the meeting are 2 September 2018 and 5 September 2018, In case you have a personal deviation and wish to stay longer all additional costs will be borne by you.

Please do not book tickets yourself,  only provide us with your travel dates and the agency will contact you as soon as possible, to propose you a suitable itinerary.