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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 TitleENGFRERUS

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

PDF

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

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)

PDFPDFPDF

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 TitleENGFRERUS
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
PDFPDFPDF
 
Decisions
Decision IV/1 on access to information
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.1
PDFPDFPDF
(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
PDFPDFPDF
(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
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/4 on reporting requirements
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.2
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/5 on accession to the Convention by States from outside the UNECE region
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.3
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/6 on the work programme for 2012-2014
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.1
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/7 on financial arrangements
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.10
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/8 on strategic planning
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.8
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9 on general issues of compliance
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.6
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9(a) on compliance by Armenia
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.12
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9(b) on compliance by Belarus
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.13
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9(c) on compliance by Kazakhstan
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.14
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9(d) on compliance by the Republic of Moldova
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.7
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9(e) on compliance by Slovakia
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.16
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9(f) on compliance by Spain
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.8
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9(g) on compliance by Turkmenistan
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.18
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9(h) on compliance by Ukraine
ECE/MP.PP/2011/CRP.9
PDFPDFPDF
Decision IV/9(i) on compliance by the United Kingdom
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.20
PDFPDFPDF
Communication Strategy
Communication strategy
ECE/MP.PP/2011/L.10
PDFPDFPDF
(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 titleENGFRERUS
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

 

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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 titleENGFRERUS
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
PDFPDFPDF
     
Reports of the Compliance Committee
ECE/MP.PP/2011/11
Report by the Compliance Committee
 PDFPDF PDF
ECE/MP.PP/2011/11/Add.1
Compliance with regard to Armenia
PDFPDF PDF
ECE/MP.PP/2011/11/Add.2
Compliance with regard to Belarus
PDFPDF PDF
ECE/MP.PP/2011/11/Add.3
Compliance with regard to Slovakia
PDFPDF PDF
 
Background Reports and Documents
ECE/MP.PP/2011/8
Report on Capacity-building
 PDFPDF PDF
ECE/MP.PP/2011/9
Report on Implementation of Work Programme 2009/2011
 PDFPDF PDF
ECE/MP.PP/2011/10
Report on good practices and challenges in public participation in international forums
 PDFPDFPDF
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2011/7
Note on election of the Compliance Committee
 PDFPDFPDF
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 titleENGRUS
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 TajikistanPDFPDF
The Access Initiative - comments on the draft Chisinau DeclarationPDF 
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
      Document TitleENGFRERUS
Report of the thirteenth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2011/2
PDFPDFPDF
Report of the twelfth meeting of the Working Group of the Parties
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2010/2
PDFPDFPDF
Report of the Working Group of the Parties on its eleventh session
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2009/2
PDFPDFPDF
 
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
PDFPDFPDF
 

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
 PDFPDFPDF
Report of the seventh meeting of the Task Force on Electronic Information Tools
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2009/4
PDFPDFPDF
Report of the Task Force on Public Participation in Decision-making on its first meeting
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2011/5
PDFPDFPDF
Report of the Task Force on Access to Justice on its fourth meeting
ECE/MP.PP/2011/5
 PDFPDFPDF
Report of the Task Force on Access to Justice on its third meeting
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2010/6
PDFPDFPDF
Report on the sixth meeting of the Task Force on Public Participation in International Forums
ECE/MP.PP/2011/6
 PDFPDFPDF
Report of the fifth meeting of the Task Force on Public Participation in International Forums
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2011/3
PDFPDFPDF
Report of the fourth meeting of the Task Force on Public Participation in International Forums
ECE/MP.PP/WG.1/2010/4
PDFPDFPDF
Report on the workshop on public awareness, access to information and public participation regarding living/ genetically modified organisms
ECE/MP.PP/2011/3
 PDFPDFPDF

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