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Effectiveness evaluation

Document type
Decision
Reference number
SC-3/19
Date
Apr 30, 2007
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Status
Active
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Treaty
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (Sep 21, 2001)
Meeting
Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention
Website
www.informea.org
Full text
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.Russian.pdf
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.Russian.docx
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.French.pdf
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.Arabic.pdf
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.English.DOC
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.Chinese.pdf
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.French.doc
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.Chinese.docx
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.Spanish.doc
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.English.PDF
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.Arabic.docx
UNEP-POPS-COP.3-SC-3-19.Spanish.pdf
Abstract
The Conference of the Parties
[...] 2. Adopts on a provisional basis the amended global monitoring plan for persistent organic pollutants;
3. Adopts the amended implementation plan for the global monitoring plan for persistent organic pollutants for the first effectiveness evaluation;
4. Establishes “regional organization groups” with the mandate and terms of reference specified in the annex to the present decision, invites Parties to nominate members of those groups with expertise in monitoring and data evaluation through their respective Bureau members to the Secretariat and decides that the members of the groups shall include members who serve on the coordination group established in the following paragraph plus up to three additional members, as well as invited experts in relevant fields, as necessary;
5. Establishes a “coordination group” with the mandate and terms of reference specified in the annex to the present decision and invites regional organization groups to nominate members of the group through their respective bureau members to the Secretariat;
6. Agrees that the amended preliminary version of the guidance on the global monitoring plan for persistent organic pollutants provides an appropriate basis for the Parties to implement the global monitoring plan and requests the Secretariat to arrange for updating the guidance, taking into consideration any comments received from Parties;
7. Requests the Secretariat to bring the work undertaken in accordance with the present decision to the attention of the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting and to request its assistance in the provision of relevant information;
8. Invites Parties and others who are members of the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting to provide data on persistent organic pollutants in the Antarctic through their respective regional organization groups;
9. Requests the Secretariat, within available resources, to support training and capacity building activities to assist countries in implementing the global monitoring plan for the first effectiveness evaluation;
10. Also requests the Secretariat to work with partners and other relevant organizations to undertake the implementation activities;
11. Invites Parties that are in a position to do so to support the establishment and the long-term implementation of the global monitoring plan.
Annex to decision SC-3/19
Terms of reference and mandate of the regional organization groups and the coordination group