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Third session of Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention

11 - 13 June 2008

Riga, Latvia

Main page of the Third Meeting of the Parties

Documents

  1. Documents adopted by the Meeting of the Parties, including the Riga Declaration, decisions taken by the Parties and the meeting report.
  2. Documents prepared in advance for the Meeting:

    • Category I (official documents for possible action);
    • Category II (including official background documents, national implementation reports and reports on compliance);
    • Category III (other documents relevant to the agenda).

  3. Intersessional documents of relevance to the agenda.
Documents adopted by the Meeting of the Parties, including the Riga Declaration, decisions taken by the Parties and the meeting report
Document Title ENG FRE RUS
Annotated agenda for the third meeting of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/2008/1
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Report of the third meeting of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2
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"Riga Declaration"
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.1
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Statement on the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.2
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Decision III/1 on interpretation of article 14 of the Convention [dealing with the entry into force of amendments] ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.3 PDF PDF PDF
Decision III/2 on electronic information tools and the clearinghouse mechanism
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.4
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Decision III/3 on promoting effective access to justice
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.5
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Decision III/4 on promoting the application of the principles of the Convention in international forums
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.6
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Decision III/5 on reporting requirements
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.7
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Decision III/6 on general issues of compliance
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.8
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Decision III/6a on compliance by Albania with its obligations under the Convention
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.9
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Decision III/6b on compliance by Armenia with its obligations under the Convention
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.10
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Decision III/6c on compliance by Kazakhstan with its obligations under the Convention with its obligations under the Convention
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.11
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Decision III/6d on compliance by Lithuania with its obligations under the Convention
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.12
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Decision III/6e on compliance by Turkmenistan with its obligations under the Convention (Ref. Decision II/5c)
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.13
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Decision III/6f on compliance by Ukraine with its obligations under the Convention (Ref. Decision II/5b)
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.14
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Decision III/7 on financial arrangements
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.15
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Decision III/8 on the Strategic Plan 2009-2014
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.16
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Decision III/9 on the Work Programme 2009-2011
ECE/MP.PP/2008/2/Add.17
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Action Documents (Category I)

These documents were presented for possible action by delegations (for signature, endorsement, approval or adoption). They were generally submitted through and endorsed by the Working Group of the Parties or the Bureau.

These documents were translated, reproduced and distributed by the Conference Services of United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) prior to the meeting.

Document Title ENG FRE RUS
                                            Agenda
Annotated provisional agenda for the third meeting of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/2008/1
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Draft Declaration and Statement            
Draft "Riga Declaration"
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.1
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Draft statement on the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.2
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Draft Decisions
Draft decision III/1 on entry into force of amendments
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.3
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Draft decision III/2 on electronic information tools and the clearinghouse mechanism
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.4
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Draft decision III/3 on promoting effective access to justice
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.5
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Draft decision III/4 on promoting the application of the principles of the Convention in international forums
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.6

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Draft decision III/5 on reporting requirements
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.7
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Draft decision III/6 on general issues of compliance
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.8
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Draft decision III/6(b) on compliance by Albania
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.8/Add.1
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Draft Decision III/6(b) on compliance by Armenia
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.8/Add.2
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Draft decision III/6(c) on compliance by Kazakhstan
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.8/Add.3
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Draft decision III/6(d) on compliance by Lithuania
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.8/Add.4
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Draft decision III/6(e) on compliance by Turkmenistan
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.8/Add.5
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Draft decision III/6(f) on compliance by Ukraine
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.8/Add.6
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Draft decision III/7 on financial arrangements
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.9
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Draft decision III/8 on the long-term strategic plan
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.10
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Draft decision III/9 on the work programme 2009-2011
ECE/MP.PP/2008/L.11
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Background Documents (Category II)

These documents are reports on implementation and compliance and other background documents, prepared by the secretariat or subsidiary bodies of the Convention (informational and analytical documents of direct relevance to the agenda that will provide a basis for discussion). These documents were translated where feasible, reproduced and distributed by the Conference Service of United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) prior to the meeting.

Implementation reports appearing in the table below have been edited by the secretariat and submitted to the UNOG for publication.

The original versions of these national implementation reports (as submitted by the Parties to the secretariat) and any additional versions of the reports provided in the national language or languages, where these were provided in languages other than English, French or Russian, may be accessed from the draft national implementation reports.

Document Title ENG FRE RUS
List of Documents and Programme Third meeting of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/2008/1/Add.1
List of documents for the third meeting of the Parties
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/1/Add.2
Programme of high-level panel discussions
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Status of Implementation and Trends
ECE/MP.PP/2008/3
Status of ratification
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/4
Synthesis report on the status of implementation
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/4/Corr.1
Synthesis report on the status of implementation: Corrigendum
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National Implementation Reports1
ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/ALB
Implementation report by Albania
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/ARM
Implementation report by Armenia
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/AUS
Implementation report by Austria
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/AZE
Implementation report by Azerbaijan
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/BLR
Implementation report by Belarus
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/BEL
Implementation report by Belgium
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/BGR
Implementation report by Bulgaria
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/HRV
Implementation report by Croatia
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/CYP
Implementation report by Cyprus
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/CZE
Implementation report by the Czech Republic
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/DNK
Implementation report by Denmark
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/EST
Implementation report by Estonia
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/FIN
Implementation report by Finland
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/FRA
Implementation report by France
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/GEO
Implementation report by Georgia
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Errata to implementation report by Georgia PDF
ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/DEU
Implementation report by Germany
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/GRC
Implementation report by Greece
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/HUN
Implementation report by Hungary
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/ITA
Implementation report by Italy
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/KAZ
Implementation report by Kazakhstan
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/KGZ
Implementation report by Kyrgyzstan
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/LVA
Implementation report by Latvia
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/LTU
Implementation report by Lithuania
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/LUX
Implementation report by Luxembourg
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/MLT
Implementation report by Malta
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/MDA
Implementation report by Moldova
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/NLD
Implementation report by Netherlands
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/NOR
Implementation report by Norway
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/POL
Implementation report by Poland
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/PRT
Implementation report by Portugal
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/ROU
Implementation report by Romania
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/SVK
Implementation report by Slovakia
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/SVN
Implementation report by Slovenia
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/ESP
Implementation report by Spain
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/SWE
Implementation report by Sweden
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/TJK
Implementation report by Tajikistan
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/MKD
Implementation report by The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/TKM
Implementation report by Turkmenistan
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/UKR
Implementation report by Ukraine
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/GBR
Implementation report by United Kingdom
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ECE/MP.PP/IR/2008/EC
Implementation report by European Community
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Report of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/2008/5
Report by the Compliance Committee (CC)
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.1
Compliance with regard to Albania
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.2
Compliance with regard to Armenia
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.3
Compliance with regard to Belgium
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.4
Compliance with regard to Denmark
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.5
Compliance with regard to Kazakhstan
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.6
Compliance with regard to Lithuania
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.7
Compliance with regard to Romania
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.8
Compliance with regard to Turkmenistan
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.9
Compliance with regard to Ukraine
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.10
Compliance with regard to the European Commission
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Background Reports
ECE/MP.PP/2008/6
Report on Capacity-building
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/7
Report on Implementation of Work Programme 2006/2008
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ECE/MP.PP/2008/8
Global and regional developments promoting principle 10
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Category III Documents

These documents were related to the agenda of the meeting, submitted directly to the meeting. Category III documents were not assigned any symbol, but were listed on the official website if they had been submitted to the ECE secretariat before 6 June 2008. Neither the secretariat nor the host country were responsible for translating or copying Category III documents.

For further information on arrangements, please contact:

Valdimarts Slaukstins
Host country secretariat
Ministry of Environment, Latvia
Tel.:+371 670 26 523
E-mail:

Document Title ENG RUS
Alternative report on implementation of the Convention by Kazakhstan submitted by Ecological Forum Non-governmental organizations of Kazakhstan NGOs PDF
Alternative report on implementation of the Convention by Kyrgyzstan submitted by a Kyrgyz NGO "Independent Ecological Expertise PDF
Alternative report on implementation of the Convention by Slovakia submitted by 17 Slovak NGOs PDF
ANGO Report and Opinion on the Implementation of the Aarhus C 2005 - 2007 Hungary published by Hungarian Network of Eco-counselling Offices PDF
Capacity building activities in support of the Aarhus Convention - Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) PDF
Correspondence from Ukraine in connection with paragraphs 16, 25 and 26 of the report of the Compliance Committee on compliance by Ukraine (ECE/MP.PP/2008/5/Add.9). Both English and Russian versions of the documents are presented here as provided by the Party. PDF
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Response of the Coalition for Access to Justice for the Environment (CAJE) to the National Implementation Report submitted by the United Kingdom PDF
Who is paying for the European public good of environmental demcracy? An analysis of financial contributions of Parties and Signatories to the Aarhus Convention to the funding of its Work Program (2003-2007), Institute for European Environmental PolicyPDF
Voice and Choice: Opening the Door to Environmental Democracy - Based on the findings of the Access Initiative. Executive Summary, World Resources Institute PDF
Intersessional Documents of Relevance to the Agenda (Category II)

These documents are reports and related documents produced during the intersessional period (2005-2008), prepared by the secretariat or subsidiary bodies of the Convention. These documents have been translated and published by UNOG Conference Services in conjunction with the meetings for which they were produced.

Document Title ENG FRE RUS
Third meeting of the Parties Working Group of the Parties
Report of the ninth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2008/2
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Report of the eighth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2007/5
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Report of the seventh meeting of the Working Group of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2007/2
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Report of the sixth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2006/2
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Working Group on PRTRs
Report of the fifth meeting of the Working Group on PRTRs
ECE/MP.PP/AC.1/2007/4
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Report of the fifth meeting corrigendum - English only ECE/MP.PP/AC.1/2007/4/corr.1 PDF
Report of the fourth meeting of the Working Group on PRTRs
ECE/MP.PP/AC.1/2007/2
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Report of the third meeting of the Working Group on PRTRs
ECE/MP.PP/AC.1/2006/2
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Reports of the Compliance Committee
Report of the twentieth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2008/4
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Report of the nineteenth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2008/2
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Report of the eighteenth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2007/8
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ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2007/8/Corr.1 PDF
Report of the seventeenth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2007/6
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Report of the sixteenth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2007/4
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Report of the fifthteenth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2007/2
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Report of the fourteenth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2006/8
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Report of the thirteeth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2006/6
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Report of the twelfth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2006/4
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Report of the eleventh meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2006/2
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Report of the tenth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2005/8
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Report of the ninth meeting of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/C.1/2005/6
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Task Force reports
Report of the second meeting of the Task Force on Access to Justice
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2007/L.10
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Report of the first meeting of the Task Force on Access to Justice
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2006/4
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Report of the sixth meeting of the Task Force on Electronic Information Tools
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2008/4
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Report of the fifth meeting of the Task Force on Electronic Information Tools
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2007/L.3
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Addendum to the Report of Task Force on Electronic Information Tools (Questionnaire on implementation of decision II/3)
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2007/L.3/Add.1
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Addendum to the Report of Task Force on Electronic Information Tools (Summary of Responses to the Questionnaire on implementation of decision II/3)
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2007/L.3/Add.2
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Report of the fourth meeting of the Task Force on Electronic Information Tools
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2006/5
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Report of the third meeting of the Task Force on Public Participation in International Forums
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2008/3
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Report of the second meeting of the Task Force on Public Participation in International Forums
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2007/L.1
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ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2007/L.1/Corr.1 PDF
Report of the first meeting of the Task Force on Public Participation in International Forums
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2006/3
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See also Documents prepared for the Meeting of the Parties.