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Fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties

29 June - 1 July 2011

Chisinau (Republic of Moldova)

Please note below categories of documents:

1. Documents prepared in advance for the Meeting:

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

2. Intersessional documents of relevance to the agenda (also Category II)

3. In-session unedited documents, as revised and adopted by the Meeting of the Parties at its fourth session

4. Post-session final documents include the report of the fourth session with the adopted Chisinau Declaration and decisions; the endorsed Communication Strategy and Chair’s summary of the thematic session of the high-level segment

Document Title

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Report of the fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties (ECE/MP.PP/2011/2)

PDF

PDF

PDF

Chisinau Declaration and decisions adopted by the Meeting of the Parties (ECE/MP.PP/2011/2/Add.1)

PDF

PDF

PDF

Communication Strategy (ECE/MP.PP/2011/2/Add.2)

PDF

PDF

PDF

Chair’s summary of the thematic session of the high-level segment on the role of the Aarhus Convention in promoting sustainable development.
(ECE/MP.PP/2011/2/Add.3)

PDF

PDF

PDF

The Meeting of the Parties adopted the following decisions with the agreed amendments by consensus (see table below). In-session documents revised by the fourteenth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties and the Meeting of the Parties are made temporary available in track changes mode in English, French and Russian at: http://www.aarhus.mediu.gov.md/en/documents/

Document Title

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List of decisions and major outcomes

List of decisions and major outcomes
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.11

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Declaration

Chisinau Declaration
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.4/rev.1

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Decisions

Decision IV/1 on access to information
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.1

PDF

PDF

PDF

(Adopted with the amendment to paragraph 9 by adding the Republic of Moldova between the square brackets and removing them)

Decision IV/2 on promoting effective access to justice
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.2

PDF

PDF

PDF

(Adopted with the amendment to paragraph 16 by removing the square brackets)

Decision IV/3 on promoting the application of the principles of the Convention in international forums
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.5

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/4 on reporting requirements
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.2

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/5 on accession to the Convention by States from outside the UNECE region
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.3

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/6 on the work programme for 2012-2014
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.1

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/7 on financial arrangements
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.10

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/8 on strategic planning
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.8

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9 on general issues of compliance
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.6

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9(a) on compliance by Armenia
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.12

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9(b) on compliance by Belarus
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.13

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9(c) on compliance by Kazakhstan
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.14

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9(d) on compliance by the Republic of Moldova
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.7

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9(e) on compliance by Slovakia
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.16

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9(f) on compliance by Spain
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.8

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9(g) on compliance by Turkmenistan
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.18

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9(h) on compliance by Ukraine
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.9

PDF

PDF

PDF

Decision IV/9(i) on compliance by the United Kingdom
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.20

PDF

PDF

PDF

Communication Strategy

Communication strategy
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.10

PDF

PDF

PDF

(Endorsed with the request to format its first annex)

 

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Languages: PDF – PDFlish; PDF – PDFnch; PDF – PDFsian
Documents available for downloading are indicated in blue typeface: PDF PDF PDF.

Action Documents (Category I)

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

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

Document title

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Agenda

Provisional agenda for the fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/2011/1

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

 

Declaration

Draft "Chisinau Declaration"
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.9

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

 

Decisions

Draft decision IV/1 on access to information
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.1

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/2 on promoting effective access to justice
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.2

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/3 on promoting the application of the principles of the Convention in international forums
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.3

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/4 on reporting requirements
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.4

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/5 on accession to the Convention by States from outside the UNECE region
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.5

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/6 on the work programme for 2012-2014
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.6

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/7 on financial arrangements
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.7

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/8 on strategic planning
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.8

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9 on general issues of compliance
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.11

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9(a) on compliance by Armenia
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.12

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9(b) on compliance by Belarus
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.13

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9(c) on compliance by Kazakhstan
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.14

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9(d) on compliance by the Republic of Moldova
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.15

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9(e) on compliance by Slovakia
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.16

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9(f) on compliance by Spain
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.17

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9(g) on compliance by Turkmenistan
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.18

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9(h) on compliance by Ukraine
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.19

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Draft decision IV/9(i) on compliance by the United Kingdom
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.20

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

Communication Strategy

Draft communication strategy
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.10

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

PDF
DOC

 

In the table above, links to documents appear using the following abbreviations and icons:

File formats: PDF = pdf file; Word DOC = MS Word file
Languages: ENG – English; FRE – French; RUS – Russian
Documents available for downloading are indicated in blue typeface: ENG FRE RUS

 

Background reports and 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 to provide a basis for discussion. These documents will be translated where feasible and reproduced by the Conference Service of United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) prior to the meeting.

The original versions of the 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, can be accessed from the following webpage.

List of documents and programme of the high-level segment  

Document title

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List of documents for the fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties

 

DOC

 

 

Programme of the high-level segment

PDF

 

 

 

Status of Implementation and Trends

Status of ratification

pls. see the following webpage

ECE/MP.PP/2011/7
Synthesis report on the status of implementation

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

Reports of the Compliance Committee

ECE/MP.PP/2011/11
Report by the Compliance Committee

 

PDF

PDF

PDF

ECE/MP.PP/2011/11/Add.1
Compliance with regard to Armenia

PDF

PDF

PDF

ECE/MP.PP/2011/11/Add.2
Compliance with regard to Belarus

PDF

PDF

PDF

ECE/MP.PP/2011/11/Add.3
Compliance with regard to Slovakia

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Background Reports and Documents

ECE/MP.PP/2011/8
Report on Capacity-building

 

PDF

PDF

PDF

ECE/MP.PP/2011/9
Report on Implementation of Work Programme 2009/2011

 

PDF

PDF

PDF

ECE/MP.PP/2011/10
Report on good practices and challenges in public participation in international forums

 

PDF

PDF

PDF

ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2011/7
Note on election of the Compliance Committee

 

PDF

PDF

PDF

Draft revised Aarhus Convention Implementation Guide
(Current working draft in track changes)

 

PDF

 

 

Draft revised Aarhus Convention Implementation Guide
(Current working draft in clean format)

 

DOC

 

 

Draft revised Aarhus Convention Implementation Guide
(First draft in track changes)

 

ENG

 

 

 

In the table above, links to documents appear using the following abbreviations and icons:

File formats: PDF = pdf file; Word DOC = MS Word file
Languages: PDF – PDFlish; FRE – French; RUS – Russian
Documents available for downloading are indicated in blue typeface: PDF FRE RUS

Category III Documents

These are informal documents related to the agenda of the meeting. Category III documents will not be assigned any symbol, but can be listed on the official website (as received) if they had been submitted to the ECE secretariat before 15 June 2011. Neither the secretariat nor the host country are responsible for translating or copying Category III documents.

Document title

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RUS

Fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties

VIA IURIS assessment of Slovakia's national implementation report 2011

PDF

 

NGO's opinion on implementation of Aarhus Convention in Tajikistan

PDF

PDF

The Access Initiative - comments on the draft Chisinau Declaration

PDF

 

The Latin-American Access Initiative Network - comments on the draft Chisinau Declaration

PPT

 

Green Alternative Report on the Implementation of the Aarhus Convention in Georgia

PDF

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File formats: PDF = pdf file; Word DOC = MS Word file; PPT = powerpoint file
Languages: ENG – English; FRE – French; RUS – Russian
Documents available for downloading are indicated in blue typeface: ENG FRE RUS

Intersessional Documents of Relevance to the Agenda (Category II)

These documents are reports and related documents produced during the intersessional period (2008-2011), prepared by the secretariat or subsidiary bodies of the Convention. These documents have been translated and published where feasible by UNOG Conference Services in conjunction with the meetings for which they were produced.

 

Working Group of the Parties

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Report of the thirteenth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2011/2

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report of the twelfth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2010/2

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report of the Working Group of the Parties on its eleventh session
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2009/2

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

PRTRs

Report of the first session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTR
ECE/MP.PRTR/2010/2 and Add.1

PDF
PDF

PDF
PDF

PDF
PDF

Report of the Working Group on PRTRs on its sixth meeting
ECE/MP.PP/AC.1/2008/2

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report of the Working Group on PRTRs on its fifth meeting
ECE/MP.PP/AC.1/2007/4

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

For the reports of the Compliance Committee on its 21st to 32nd meetings, see the following webpage

 

Meetings of the Task Forces and Workshops

Report on the Workshop on Electronic Information Tools to Support the Implementation of the Aarhus Convention in South-Eastern Europe
ECE/MP.PP/2011/4

 

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report of the seventh meeting of the Task Force on Electronic Information Tools
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2009/4

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report of the Task Force on Public Participation in Decision-making on its first meeting
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2011/5

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report of the Task Force on Access to Justice on its fourth meeting
ECE/MP.PP/2011/5

 

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report of the Task Force on Access to Justice on its third meeting
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2010/6

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report on the sixth meeting of the Task Force on Public Participation in International Forums
ECE/MP.PP/2011/6

 

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report of the fifth meeting of the Task Force on Public Participation in International Forums
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2011/3

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report of the fourth meeting of the Task Force on Public Participation in International Forums
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2010/4

PDF

PDF

PDF

Report on the workshop on public awareness, access to information and public participation regarding living/ genetically modified organisms
ECE/MP.PP/2011/3

 

PDF

PDF

PDF

In the table above, links to documents appear using the following abbreviations and icons:

File formats: PDF = pdf file; Word DOC = MS Word file
Languages: PDF – PDFlish; PDF – PDFnch; PDF – PDFsian
Documents available for downloading are indicated in blue typeface: PDF PDF PDF