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Subregional workshop for South-Eastern Europe on industrial accidents prevention

21 - 23 February 2017

Zagreb (Croatia)

Provisional agenda
Photos: Day 1 - Day 2 - Day 3
Summary of Workshop Evaluations

Key conclusions from the two subregional workshops held in 2017

Organized jointly by TAIEX (Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument of the European Commission) and UNECE, with in-kind support by national experts.

Presentations

Session 1: Setting the scene

The Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents – scope and main requirements, by Ms Jasmina KARBA, Environment Agency, Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning of Slovenia

The United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) and linkages with the Industrial Accidents Convention, by Ms Rosa GARCIA COUTO, Secretary of Subcommittee of experts on the GHS, UNECE Transport Division

Scope and main requirements of the relevant EU legislation in the area of industrial accidents safety and linkages with the Industrial Accidents Convention, by Mr Alexandros KIRIAZIS, European Commission, DG Environment

Scope and main requirements of the relevant EU legislation in the area of chemicals management (CLP Regulations) and linkages with GHS and the Industrial Accidents Convention, by Ms Parvoleta LULEVA, Ministry of Environment and Water, Bulgaria

Identification of hazardous activities – experience shared by Croatia, by Mr Hrvoje BULJAN, Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection, Croatia

Session 2: Classification of hazardous substances in the context of the UNECE Industrial Accidents Convention and the relevant EU legislation

Classification of hazardous chemicals according to the GHS, by Ms Rosa GARCIA COUTO, Secretary of Subcommittee of experts on the GHS, UNECE Transport Division

Structure and recent changes of Annex I of the Convention, by Mr Nicholas BONVOISIN, Secretary to the Industrial Accidents Convention, UNECE Environment Division

National example on the impact of the changes in Annex I of the Convention on its scope and its implementation, by Ms Sandra ASHCROFT, Health and Safety Executive, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Example of cooperation between national competent authorities responsible for chemicals management and industrial accident prevention, preparedness and response, by Ms Parvoleta LULEVA, Ministry of Environment and Water, Bulgaria

Session 3: Identification of hazardous activities with potential transboundary impacts

Identification of hazardous activities with transboundary impact – location criteria, by Ms Liza RUBACH, Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, UNECE Environment Division

Determining transboundary impact on the basis of the location criteria in Slovenia, by Ms Jasmina KARBA, Environment Agency, Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning of Slovenia

Voluntary extension on the basis of consequence and risk assessment in Switzerland and transboundary consultations, by Mr Martin MERKOFER, Federal Department of the Environment, Switzerland

Using simplified tools for estimation of negative effects of industrial accidents, by Ms Emilia WAHLSTROM, Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit

Session 4: Classification of hazardous substances and identification of hazardous activities

Hands-on training: Case Studies, Identification of Hazardous Actvities in the UK

Session 5: Notification of hazardous activities

Notification of hazardous activities from the Convention perspective, by Ms Liza RUBACH, Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, UNECE Environment Division

Notification of hazardous activities in the Netherlands, by Mr Peter WESTERBEEK, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Netherlands

Session 6: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 – linkages with the UNECE Industrial Accidents Convention and the work of partner organizations

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and its Sustainable Development Goals, and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 – relevance to and linkages with the Industrial Accidents Convention, by Mr Nicholas BONVOISIN, Secretary to the Industrial Accidents Convention, UNECE Environment Division

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) – Advocacy for the reduction of environmental and security risk, by Ms Alma MIRVIC, Associate Project Co-ordinator, OSCE