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Tenth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs

Tenth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs

27 - 28 November 2023
Salle XXIV, Palais des Nations Geneva Switzerland

The tenth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs (WGP10) took place in Geneva on 27-28 November 2023 (Palais des Nations, Salle XXIV).

The Working Group  reviewed the progress in implementing the current work programme and a number of items, including financial matters; promotion and coordination; reporting and compliance mechanisms; and subregional and national activities. Parties, other interested member States and stakeholders shared their experiences in implementing pollutant release and transfer registers and discussed the related good practices, challenges and major trends. The Working Group also considered preparations for the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties and took number of decisions in this regard. See agenda and other documents for the meeting below on this webpage.

 

 


 

Documents

48284 _ ECE/MP.PRTR/WG.1/2023/1 - Item 1: Provisional Agenda _ 381831 _ English _ 773 _ 392833 _ pdf
48284 _ ECE/MP.PRTR/WG.1/2023/1 - Item 1: Provisional Agenda _ 381831 _ French _ 780 _ 392834 _ pdf
48284 _ ECE/MP.PRTR/WG.1/2023/1 - Item 1: Provisional Agenda _ 381831 _ Russian _ 864 _ 392835 _ pdf
48284 _ PRTR/WG.1/2023/Inf.4 - Decisions and Major outcomes of the meeting _ 385967 _ English _ 773 _ 400194 _ pdf
48284 _ ECE/MP.PRTR/WG.1/2023/Inf.2 - Item 7: Note on update on contributions _ 385413 _ English _ 773 _ 399110 _ pdf

Statements, Comments and Presentations

Items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10

Statements from the floor

EU and its Member States PDF

 

Item 2.  Status of ratification of the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers

Statements from the floor

Mr. Laska SOPHAL, Cambodia PDF

Mr. Mário DE OLIVEIRA, Guinea Bissau PDF

 

Item 3.  Promotion and coordination

Panellists

Mr. Inigo DE VICENTE-MINGARRO, Chair of the International Coordination Group on PRTRs - PDF

Mr. Jorge OCANA, United Nations Institute for Training and Research - PDF

Ms. Naoko MORITANI, OECD – PDF

Mr. Pierre QUIBLIER, UN Environment Programme on Global Framework on Chemical - PDF

Mr. Andrea CARARO, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions UN Environment Programme - PDF

Ms. Miriam KOESTER, UNECE Air Convention - PDF

Ms. Christine KITZLER, UNECE Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Programme - PDF

Ms. Bente Lilja BYE, UNECE Consultant supported preparation of the Recommendations on electronic information tools under auspices of the Aarhus Convention - PDF

 

Statements from the floor

Mr. Erol CAVUS, Mediterranean Action Plan, Barcelona Convention, UN Environment Programme - PDF

 

Item 5: Subregional and national activities: achievements, needs and challenges

Panellists

Ms. Mari CHAKRYAN, Armenia - PDF

Mr. Matias VERGARA HERRERA, Chile - PDF

Mr. Nebojša REDZIC, Serbia - PDF

Ms. Kateryna LUCHKO, Ukraine - PDF

Mr. Erol CAVUS, Mediterranean Action Plan, Barcelona Convention, UN Environment Programme - PDF

Ms. Magdolna TOTHNE NAGY, Participatio - PDF

 

Statements from the floor

Ms. Suada NUMIC, Bosnia and Herzegovina - PDF

Ms. Mirian de OLIVEIRA, Brazil - PDF

Mr. Laska SOPHAL, Cambodia - PDF

Mr. Diego ESCOBAR OCAMPO, Columbia - PDF

Ms. Malgorzata KICIA, European Commission - PDF

Ms. Nino GOKHELASHVILI, Georgia - PDF

Mr. Sam ADU-KUMI, Ghana - PDF

Mr. Amankeldy ZHAKENOV, Kazakhstan - PDF

Ms. Silva AYVAZYAN, Aarhus Center, Armenia/European ECO-Forum - PDF

Mr. Ion MARIN, ECO Contact NGO, Republic of Moldova - PDF

 

Item 6: Fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol

Statements from the floor

Mr. Roland RITTER, Switzerland - PDF

Mr. Christian SCHAIBLE, European ECO-Forum/European Environmental Bureau NGO - PDF

Comments by the European ECO Forum on Draft proposal on a possible decision on promoting innovative approaches for modernizing pollutant release and transfer registers, their global promotion and synergy Word

Ms. Magdolna TOTHNE NAGY, Guta Association of Environmental Law/European ECO-Forum - PDF

Comments by EU and its Member States on Draft proposal on a possible decision on promoting innovative approaches for modernizing pollutant release and transfer registers, their global promotion and synergy, received after the meeting Word

 

Item 10: Adoption of decisions and outcomes of the meeting

Statements from the floor

Mr. Florin FARNER, United Kingdom of Great Britain - PDF