Upcoming meetings

Upcoming meetings relevant to Gender & Chemicals,
particularly in the context of International Chemicals & Waste Management, 2018 – 2020

Information as of June 2018

2018

Jan – Feb, SAICM Regional Meetings

23-26 Jan, Asia and the Pacific Region (Bangkok, Thailand)

29 Jan – 1 Feb, Latin America and the Caribbean Region (Panama City, Panama)

6 – 9 Feb, African Region (Abidjan, Ivory Coast)

9 Feb, EU-JUSSCANNZ (Paris, France)

19 – 21 Feb, CEE Region (Lodz, Poland)

March

12 – 16 Mar, 2nd meeting of the intersessional process
(Stockholm, Sweden)

12 – 23 Mar, UN CSW 62, United Nations Commission on the Status of Women – CSW, 62nd Session: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls

April

18 – 21 Apr, International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX), Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries
(Belgrade, Serbia)

May

21-26 May, WHA, 71st WHO: World Health Assembly (Geneva, Switzerland)

July

9 – 18, UN HLPF, United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (SDGs), country reports and individual SDGs, incl. review of SDG12 on SCP (New York)

November

19-23 Nov, Minamata Convention, Minamata COP2 (Geneva, Switzerland)

 

2019

Feb – exact date & location TBD, OEWG3 3rd Open Ended Working Group (location TBD) (also to decide if there will be an OEWG4, sometime before ICCM5)

March

11-15 Mar, Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) (Nairobi, Kenya)

11-22 Mar, UN CSW 63, United Nations Commission on the Status of Women – CSW, 63rd Session: Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls (New York)

April

29 Apr – 10 May, BRS Conventions, Basel Rotterdam Stockholm – BRS COPs
(Geneva, Switzerland)

May

WHA, 72nd WHO: World Health Assembly – WHA
(Geneva, Switzerland) (exact date tbd)

July

FAO, 41st Session of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation – FAO Conference (Rome, Italy)  (exact date tbd)

October

3rd meeting of the Intersessional Meeting on the Intersessional Process considering SAICM and the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020 (tbc)

Undefined month

SAICM Regional Meetings

 

2020

May

WHA, 73rd WHA (Geneva, Switzerland) (exact date tbd)

October

ICCM5, SAICM 5th Int’l Conference ICCM5

Plus: ICCM5 Bureau Meetings, and additional regional meetings – TBD

 

In addition, the following processes may be, or become, relevant: