Elections of officers

The Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions draws the attention of Parties to the fact that the 2019 meetings of the Conferences of the Parties (COPs) to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions are expected to undertake a number of elections of officers and members of subsidiary bodies, as follows:

Basel Convention

  • Bureau of the Conference of the Parties
  • Bureau of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG)
  • Implementation and Compliance Committee (ICC)
  • Environmental Network for Optimizing Regulatory Compliance on Illegal Traffic (ENFORCE)

Elections to take place during the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention

Rotterdam Convention

  • Bureau of the Conference of the Parties
  • Chemical Review Committee (CRC)

Elections to take place during the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention

Stockholm Convention

  • Bureau of the Conference of the Parties
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC)
  • DDT expert group

Elections to take place during the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention

Overview table and additional information

Overview table of all the elections to take place during the meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions in 2019

On 17 August 2018, on behalf of the Bureaux, the Secretariat sent a letter to all Parties to invite them to consider identifying candidates for election as officers or members of a subsidiary body, taking into account when relevant the working language of the body and the qualifications required.

In the same letter, in a view of facilitating decision making at the 2019 COPs, Parties were also invited to:

  • Consider submitting to the Secretariat by 28 February 2019 the names of candidates along with, when relevant, the required documentation supporting the nominated candidates, namely, in the case of the POPRC and CRC, a curriculum vitae and the completed form for the declaration of conflicts of interest;
  • Consult with your region in advance of and during the regional preparatory meetings on candidates to be considered for election.
Letter
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Elections to take place during the forthcoming meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (sent by the Secretariat on 17 August 2018 )