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Eighth Session of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG 8) of the Basel Convention

25/09/2012 (All day) - 28/09/2012 (All day)
Partner Event

More information available on the Basel Convention website.

The meeting will be opened at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, 25 September 2012.

Registration will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, 24 September, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 September, and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the remaining days of the meeting.

The working languages of the meeting will be Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

The meeting will be paperless: printed documents will not be available, all pre-session documents will be made available on the Convention website and in-session documents will be circulated electronically via a wireless intranet.

In addition, prior to the opening of the eighth meeting, pre-meetings including regional meetings and a meeting of the small intersessional working group on transboundary movements of e-waste are scheduled to be held on Monday, 24 September 2012.

More information on the schedule will be available in document UNEP/CHW/OEWG.8/INF/2 on the Basel Convention website.


Geneva International Conference Centre (CICG)
17 rue de Varembé


Basel Convention
Ms. Kei Ohno (