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Twenty-second meeting of the Working Group of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention

19/06/2018 (All day) - 21/06/2018 (All day)

The twenty-second meeting of the Working Group of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention will be held on 19-21 June 2018 in Geneva (Palais des Nations, Romm XII). The Working Group is expected to review the progress in implementing the 2015-2017 and the current work programmes and discuss a number of items, including, progress achieved in promoting access to information, public participation and access to justice, and in ratification of the Convention's amendment on genetically modified organisms; financial matters; and promotion of the Convention and relevant developments and interlinkages. Two thematic sessions, on access to information and on promoting the application of the principles of the Convention in international forums, will be held during the meeting. Further, a special segment to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Aarhus Convention will be organized on the second day of the meeting.

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Location: 

Palais des Nations, Romm XII