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Twenty-first Session of the Committee on Environmental Policy

27 - 30 October 2015

Geneva

The 21th Session of the UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy (CEP-21) took place in Geneva (Palais des Nations, salle VII) from 27 to 30 October 2015. Meeting documents and presentations made during the meeting are made available in the table below.

!!! The meeting aims to be a paperless event. Participants are encouraged to download the documents in electronic format. All documents for the meeting are being made available on this webpage. Please bring your laptops for working at the meeting. Kindly note that electrical power plugs and sockets are unique to Switzerland within the UNECE region (type J, three-pin, 230 V, 50 Hz) and therefore require an adaptor, though slim two-pin plugs (type C) will fit. !!!

 

post-session documents

Report of the meeting
ECE/CEP/2015/2 (PDF and Word)

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List of participants

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pre-session documents and presentation made during the meeting

Item 1. Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda

Provisional annotated agenda for the twenty-first session of CEP
ECE/CEP/2015/1 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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Provisional time schedule of the twenty-first session of CEP
information paper No. 1/Rev.2 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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Item 2. Outcomes of the work of the CEP Bureau

Outcomes of the work of the Bureau for the period
November 2014–July 2015

ECE/CEP/2015/3 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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Item 3. Sustainable development in the UNECE region

Sixty-sixth session of the Commission, April 2015
link to the webpage of the ECE-66

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2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
presentation by the UNECE secretariat

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Item 4. Multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs)

ECE multilateral environmental agreements for global goals 
information paper No. 10 (PDF and Word)

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ECE multilateral environmental agreements for SDGs 
presentation (PDF)

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Informal meeting of representatives of the governing bodies of UNECE MEAs and CEP
link to the webpage presenting the outcomes of the informal meetings held thus far

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UNECE MEAs
link to the website of the MEAs

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Item 5. The Eighth Environment for Europe (EfE) Ministerial Conference

Item 5. (a) Host country preparations

Preparations for the Eighth EfE Ministerial Conference
presentation by the host country

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Organizational issues for the Eighth EfE Ministerial Conference
ECE/CEP/2014/15 (as adopted by CEP-20; PDF)

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Item 5. (b) Greening the economy

Draft thematic document for the Eighth EfE Ministerial Conference: greening the economy in the pan-European region
ECE/CEP/2015/L.2 (PDF and Word)

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Draft strategic framework for greening the economy in the pan-European region
ECE/CEP/2015/L.4 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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Greening the economy in the pan-European region
presentation by the UNECE secretariat and UNEP

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Draft Green Economy Action Menu
ECE/CEP/2015/L.7 (is cancelled; the substantive content was included in the annex to the draft strategic framework)

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Contribution of the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe to CEP-21
(for agenda items 5.(b) & (c))

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Item 5. (c) Cleaning the air

Draft thematic document for the Eighth EfE Ministerial Conference: improving air quality for a better environment and human health
ECE/CEP/2015/L.3 (PDF and Word)

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Draft Batumi Action for Cleaner Air (2016–2021)
ECE/CEP/2015/L.5 (PDF and Word)

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Item 5. (d) Learning together

Tenth meeting of the Steering Committee on ESD, April 2014
link to the meeting website

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Report of the Steering Committee on ESD on its tenth meeting
ECE/CEP/AC.13/2015/2 (PDF)

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Item 5. (e) Developing SEIS and establishing a regular environmental assessment in the pan-European region

Regular environmental assessment process based on SEIS
ECE/CEP/2015/10 (PDF and Word)

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First report on progress in establishing SEIS in the pan-European region
ECE/CEP/2015/11 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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Outcomes of the work of the Group of Friends of SEIS
ECE/CEP/2015/9 (PDF and Word)

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Item 5. (f) Proposed outcomes of the Conference

Proposed outcomes for the Eighth EfE Ministerial Conference
ECE/CEP/2015/8 ( PDF and Word)

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Item 5. (g) Draft agenda for the Conference

Draft annotated provisional agenda for the Eighth EfE Ministerial Conference
ECE/CEP/2015/L.1 (PDF and Word)

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Various options for the format of group discussions
ECE/CEP/2015/14 (PDF and Word)

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Proposal for roundtable discussion between Ministers and environmental NGOs on greening the economy in the pan-European region
preliminary proposal by the European ECO-Forum (PDF and Word)

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Item 5. (h) Communication plan for the Conference

Communication plan for the Eighth EfE Ministerial Conference
ECE/CEP/2015/13 (PDF and Word)

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Item 5. (j) Resource requirements for preparing the Conference

UNECE estimated resource requirements for preparing the Eighth EfE Ministerial Conference
information paper No. 2 (PDF and Word)

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Item 6. Environmental performance reviews (EPR)

Third EPR of Georgia: recommendations
information paper No. 3 (PDF and Word)

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Third EPR of Georgia
draft review (PDF)

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Third EPR of Georgia
ppt by Georgia (PDF)

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Third EPR of Georgia
ppt by the Rapporteur, Sweden (PDF)

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Third EPR of Belarus: recommendations
information paper No. 4 (PDF and Word)

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Third EPR of Belarus
draft review (PDF)

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Third EPR of Belarus
ppt by Belarus (PDF)

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Third EPR of Belarus
ppt by the Rapporteur, Switzerland (PDF)

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Albania: progress in implementing the EPR recommendations
ppt by Albania (PDF)

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Morocco: progress in implementing the EPR recommendations
ppt by Morocco (PDF)

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Addressing air quality - working across the environment, transport and energy sectors: 2015 Environmental Performance Reviews of Belarus, Georgia and the Netherlands
High-level roundtable discussion (announcement poster)

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Addressing air quality - working across the environment, transport and energy sectors: 2015 Environmental Performance Reviews of Belarus, Georgia and the Netherlands
ppt (PDF)

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Item 7. Cross-sectoral activities

(a) Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP)

Twelfth session of the Steering Committee of THE PEP
link to the website

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Report of the Steering Committee of THE PEP on its twelfth session, November 2014
ECE/AC.21/SC/2014/6 - EUDCE1408105/1.6/SC12/6 and corrigenda (PDF)

ENG; ENG; ENG

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(b) Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC)

Overview of ongoing contributions by the UNECE to ENVSEC
information paper No. 5 (PDF and Word)

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(c) European Environment and Health Process

Progress report on the European Environment and Health Process
EUR/RC65/18 (link to the webpage; PDF)

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Environment and health in the WHO European Region: progress, challenges and lessons learned
EUR/RC65/11 (link to the webpage; PDF)

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Improving environment and health in Europe: how far have we gotten?
Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe; 2015 (PDF)

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European Environment and Health Process
link to the WHO website dedicated to the process

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European Environment and Health Ministerial Board (EHMB)
link to the WHO website dedicated to EHMB

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(d) Green building

Green buidling developments
presentation by the UNECE secretariat (link to the websites of the UNECE Forestry and Timber & Housing and Land Management)

ENG; ENG

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Item 8. Programme of work of the Environment subprogramme

(a) Streamlining the work on environmental monitoring and assessment

Streamlining the work on environmental monitoring and assessment
ECE/CEP/2015/12 (PDF and Word)

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(b) Mainstreaming a gender perspective into environmental activities

Mainstreaming a gender perspective into environmental activities
presentation by the UNECE secretariat

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(c) Performance assessment of the Environment subprogramme in 2014–2015 and performance plan for 2016–2017

Biennial performance report of the Environment subprogramme for 2014–2015
ECE/CEP/2015/6 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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Biennial performance plan of the Environment subprogramme for 2016–2017
ECE/CEP/2015/5 (PDF and Word)

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(d) Programme of work and the list of publications of the Environment subprogramme for 2016–2017

Programme of work of the Environment subprogramme for 2016–2017
ECE/CEP/2015/4 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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(e) Proposed strategic framework of the Environment subprogramme for 2018–2019

Draft proposed strategic framework of the Environment subprogramme for 2018–2019
ECE/CEP/2015/7 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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(f) Overview of resources for environmental activities and criteria for financial support for participation in meetings and events

Overview of resources for activities relating to the Environment subprogramme
information paper No. 6 (postponed to the special session of CEP in February 2016)

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Criteria for financial support for participating in meetings and events
information paper No.7 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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Item 9. Presentation and exchange of views on the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

The second UNEA
presentation by UNEP

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Item 10. Rules of procedure of CEP

Draft rules of procedure of CEP
ECE/CEP/2015/L.6 (PDF and Word) 

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Item 11. Election of officers

The CEP Bureau
information paper No. 8 (PDF and Word)

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Item 12. Calendar of meetings 

Proposed schedule of meetings of CEP and its Bureau for the period of 2014-2018
information paper No.9 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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Item 13. Other business

AOB that may be brought to the attention of CEP

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Item 14. Closure of the meeting

List of CEP-21 decisions
In-session paper (considered and approved by CEP on 30 October 2015; PDF and Word)

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CEP-21 side events

Lunch time side event on the EEA SOER 2015 – The European Environment – state and outlook 2015
(Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 1.15-2.15 p.m., salle VII, organized by EEA)

EEA SOER 2015– The European Environment – state and outlook 2015
(link to the EEA website)

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Invitation to the side event

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Presentation of the EEA SOER 2015

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Lunch time side event on Green Economy Knowledge for the Pan-European Region and Beyond
(Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 1.15-2.45 p.m., salle VII, organized by jointly by GGKP, UNECE and UNEP)

Programme of the side event 

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Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)
(link to the GGKP website)

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20st session of CEP, October 2014
link to the meeting webpage

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The Reform Plan of the Environment for Europe process
Excerpt from the Report of the CEP on its special session (Geneva, 27-29 January 2009; ECE/CEP/S/152 and corrigendum 1)

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Draft outcome document of the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda: Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
link to the website of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015

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Outome of the Rio+20 Conference
A/RES/66/288

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Astana Ministerial Declaration
ECE/ASTANA.CONF/2011/2/Add.1

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Astana Water Action
link to the webportal 

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Environmental Performance Review Programme: third cycle of reviews
ECE/CEP/S/2011/3

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Transitioning to a green economy: the role of education for sustainable development
E/ECE/RPM/2011/5

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Greening the economy within the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
E/ECE/RPM/2011/4

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Greening the economy: mainstreaming the environment into economic development
ECE/ASTANA.CONF/2011/4 

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