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Twenty-second session of the UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy

25 - 27 January 2017

Geneva

The Twenty-second Session of the UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy (CEP-22) took place in Geneva from 25 to 27 January 2017. 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/2017/2 (PDF and Word)

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List of participants
(PDF)

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pre-session documents

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

Annotated provisional agenda for the twenty-second session 
ECE/CEP/2017/1 (PDF and Word)

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Provisional time schedule of the twenty-second of CEP
information paper No. 1 (PDF and Word)

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Item 2. Outcomes of the work of the Bureau

information by the Committee Chair

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Item 3. Sustainable development in the region

Sustainable development in the UNECE region
information by the UNECE secretariat; link to the dedicated webpage

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Mapping of the Environment subprogramme processes and activities that support countries in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
ECE/BATUMI.CONF/2016/INF/1 (PDF)

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2030 Agenda implementation: Czech Republic's experience
presentation (PDF)

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Item 4. Multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs)

Sharing of information on activities and experiences carried out under each of the ECE MEAs to define their role in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda
discussion

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Sharing of information on activities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda: Water Convention
presentation (PDF)

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Sharing of information on activities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda: Protocol on Water and Health
presentation (PDF)

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Sharing of information on activities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda: Espoo Convention and Protocol on SEA
statement (PDF)

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Sharing of information on activities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda: Air Convention
presentation (PDF)

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Sharing of information on activities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda: Aarhus Convention and Protocol on PRTRs
presentation (PDF)

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Sharing of information on activities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda: Industrial Accidents Convention
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. Follow-up to the Eighth EfE Ministerial Conference and preparation of the mid-term review of the Conference’s main outcomes

The Eighth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference, Batumi, Georgia, 8-10 June 2016
link to the Conference website

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Draft survey for the evaluation of the organization and the conduct of the Batumi Conference
ECE/CEP/2017/L.3 (PDF and Word)

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Sharing of experience on implementing the BIG-E commitments: Germany
presentation (PDF)

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Sharing of experience on implementing the BIG-E commitments: Republic of Moldova
presentation (PDF)

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Sharing of experience on implementing the BIG-E commitments: Switzerland
presentation (PDF)

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Item 6. Environmental monitoring, assessment and reporting

Renewal of the mandate and terms of reference of the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
ECE/CEP/2017/3 (PDF and Word)

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Sharing our vision for the pan-European region: Setting strategic goals and objectives for the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
draft version (PDF)

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Road Map 2021: Defining a Strategy for the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
draft version (PDF)

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Renewal of the mandate and terms of reference of the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
presentation (PDF)

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Progress of work of the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment and of the Joint Task Force on Environmental Statistics and Indicators
presentation (PDF)

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Group on Earth Observations
presentation (PDF)

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Update on environment-related activities of the UNECE Statistical Division
presentation (PDF)

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Item 7. Environmental performance reviews (EPRs)

Overview of activities under the EPR Programme
presentation (PDF)

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Third EPR of Bulgaria: recommendations
information paper No. 2 (PDF and Word)

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Third EPR of Bulgaria
draft review (PDF and link to the EPRs website)

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Third EPR of Bulgaria
presentation by the rapporteur (PDF)

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Third EPR of Bulgaria
presentation by Bulgaria (PDF)

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

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Third EPR of Tajikistan
draft review (PDF and link to the EPRs website)

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Third EPR of Tajikistan
presentation by the rapporteur (PDF)

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Third EPR of Tajikistan
presentation by Tajikistan (PDF)

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Third EPR of the Republic of Moldova, 2013: implementation of recommendations
presentation (PDF)

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Countries' cooperation with the international community: lessons learned from EPRs -- a peer learning discussion
concept note and poster (PDF)

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Countries' cooperation with the international community: lessons learned from EPRs
presentation (PDF)

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Countries' cooperation with the international community: Netherlands experience "International Green Deal North Sea Resources Roundabout"
link to the video  

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Role of EPRs in supporting the achievement and monitoring of SDGs in the pan-European region
ECE/CEP/2017/L.2 (PDF and Word)

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Role of EPRs in supporting the achievement and monitoring of SDGs in the pan-European region
presentation (PDF)

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Meeting of the Expert Group on EPRs
link to the website

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Item 8. Cross-sectoral activities

(a) Education for sustainable development (ESD)

Batumi Ministerial Statement on ESD
ECE/BATUMI.CONF/2016/2/Add.2 (PDF)

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Co-Chairs' summary of the ESD segment
ECE/BATUMI.CONF/2016/2/Add.4 (PDF)

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Framework for the future implementation of the UNECE Strategy for ESD
ECE/BATUMI.CONF/2016/11 (PDF)

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

Thirteenth 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 thirteenth session, November 2015
ECE/AC.21/SC/2015/6−EUDCE1408105/1.6/SC13/6 (PDF)

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Fourteenth 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 fourteenth session, November 2016
ECE/AC.21/SC/2016/2−EUPCR1612201/4.1/SC14/2 (PDF)

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THE PEP: highlights of 2015-2016
presentation (PDF)

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(c) Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC)

Overview of ongoing contributions by the UNECE to ENVSEC
information paper No. 4/Rev.1 (PDF and Word)

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ENVSEC
presentation (PDF)

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(d) European Environment and Health Process

European Environment and Health Ministerial Board fourth term (2017–2018)
information paper No. 5 (PDF and Word)

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Short meeting report of the sixth meeting of the European Environment and Health Task Force, Vienna, November 2016
EURO/EHTF6/XX (PDF)

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Towards the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health
presentation (PDF)

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Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health
link to the Conference website (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
link to the WHO website dedicated to the Board

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(e) Green building

Green buidling developments
link to the websites of the UNECE Forestry and Timber & Housing and Land Management

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Committee on Housing and Land Management
presentation (PDF)

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Measuring Forest Sector in a Green Economy
presentation (PDF)

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Item 9. Programme of work of the Environment subprogramme

(a) Mainstreaming a gender perspective into environmental activities

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

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

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

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Overview of resources for activities relating to the Environment subprogramme
information paper No. 6 (PDF and Word) - cancelled

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Item 10. Presentation and exchange of views on the second and third sessions of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

Preparation for the third session of UNEA
presentation by the United Nations Environment Programme

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Item 11. Terms of reference

Terms of Reference of CEP, adopted by ECE-62 in 2007
E/ECE/1447/Add.1 (PDF)

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Item 12. Rules of procedure

Draft rules of procedure of CEP
ECE/CEP/2017/L.1 (PDF and Word)

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Item 13. Election of officers

The CEP Bureau
information paper No. 8/Rev.1 (PDF and Word)

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Item 14. Calendar of meetings 

Schedule of meetings of CEP and its Bureau for the period of 2017-2019
information paper No. 9/Rev.2 (PDF and Word)

ENG/ ENG

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Item 15. Other business

AOB that may be brought to the attention of CEP

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Item 16. Closure of the meeting

Summary of the outcomes of the 22nd session and the decisions taken
approved by the Committee on 27 January 2017 (PDF and Word)

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Side events organized on the margins of the special session of CEP

Following up on the Batumi Initiative on Green Economy (BIG-E): sharing knowledge and good practices
organized jointly by UNECE, UN Environment and GGKP, with support from FOEN (Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 1.15-2.45 p.m., salle VII)

Announcement and programme of the side event

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Draft overview of the BIG-E commitments
as at 20 January 2017 (PDF)

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Batumi Conference outcomes on green economy
presentation (PDF)

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Mapping of activities in support of greening the economy in the Pan-European region by UN Agencies
presentation (PDF)

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All delegates attending the special session are requested to register on-line (if you do not have yet a user account with the UNECE on-line registration tool, you will need to open an account) preferably before 23 December 2016 and no later than 9 January 2017.

On their way to the meeting, delegates should obtain an identification badge at the Pass and Identification Unit of the United Nations Office at Geneva’s Security and Safety Section, located at the Pregny Gate, 14, Avenue de la Paix (see map). It will be necessary to present your passport or identity card and the printed registration form. In case of difficulty, please contact the secretariat (Ms. Maricar De La Cruz) by telephone at +41 22 917 2682.

Practical Information for the delegates