Venue: International Environment House 1 (IEH-1), Châtelaine-Geneva, Switzerland.
The bureaux of the conferences of the parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions met jointly on 13 and 14 December 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Among other matters, the bureaux agreed on the organization of work of the ordinary and extraordinary meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, taking place from 28 April to 10 May 2013 in Geneva. The schedule of the meetings of the conferences of the parties is available on the meetings page.
In addition, the bureaux decided that a high-level segment would take place on the afternoon of Thursday, 9 May 2013 and the morning of Friday, 10 May 2013. A small group of bureaux members has been set up to develop the arrangements for the high-level segment with the support of the Secretariat.
The bureaux also reviewed progress made to-date to implement the joint activities approved by the ordinary meetings of the conferences of the parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions in 2011 for inclusion in the programmes of work for 2012-2013.