The Expert Group on Particulate Matter was established
by the Executive Body at its twenty-second session
in December 2004. The Expert Group will assess the
degree of control of pollutants contributing to
the formation of particulate matter, review current
work on particulate matter under the Convention,
and consider the scientific and technical requirements
for developing further measures to reduce particulate
The Expert Group is led by Germany and the United
Kingdom. It includes experts nominated by Parties.
Other subsidiary bodies and programme centres under
the Convention that are working on particulate matter
participate actively in the work of the Expert Group.
For the full terms of reference of the Expert Group,